Our Area Guide to Aptos, CA

Best Western Seacliff Inn is your gateway to Aptos and the nearby cities in Santa Cruz County. Moments from the Pacific coast, our hotel is surrounded by thrilling things to do, both on land and sea. Fun is always on the schedule here.

Forest trial with large trees

Annual Celebrations and Things to Do

Fill your itinerary with the special events happening around Aptos, CA. Visit the weekend farmer’s markets. See the monarchs in migration. Attend extravaganzas like yacht races, car shows, and food fests.

Local Events and Festivals

  • Wild Flower Weekend
  • Mustangs On The Wharf
  • "Woody" Car Show
  • "Wharf to Wharf" Foot Race
  • Annual Monarch Butterfly Migration at Natural Bridges
  • Año Nuevo Elephant Seal Winter Gathering
  • Santa Cruz Chocolate Festival
  • American Windsurfing Tour
  • Wednesday Night Sailboat Races - Santa Cruz Harbor
  • Santa Cruz Baroque Festival
  • Clam Chowder Cook-Off