Old-fashioned Independence Day at Wilder Ranch
Park: Wilder Ranch SP
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dress up, decorate a cart or bike or bring a musical instrument and be in the parade that starts at 12 noon!
Visit Wilder Ranch’s historic cultural preserve and take a step back in time 100 years ago as you participate in a 1910-style Independence Day celebration including a noon family parade, games, children’s crafts area, live big-band music, living history demonstrations, historic speeches and flag-raising. Food and drink available for sale, or bring a picnic lunch. The park is located 2 miles north of Santa Cruz on the coast side of Highway 1. More information is available at (831)426-0505. Due to limited park and staffing hours, it is recommended that you call to confirm event hours.
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