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The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, California, is an admission-free boardwalk. However, rides, attractions, concessions, and games do charge a fee. Santa Cruz Boardwalk coupons and discounts help save visitors money on entertainment options at the boardwalk. Printable coupons are available on the official Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk website. Coupons may also be available inside local tourist magazines or brochures.
First opened as a boardwalk and casino in 1907, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk offers visitors numerous entertainment options. Attractions include bowling, mini-golf, and laser tag. Some of the rides offered include the Double Shot, Haunted Castle, Giant Dipper, and Sea Swings. In 2011, the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk was named the "Best Seaside Park" at the Golden Ticket Awards, a title it has continued to hold since the award was first handed out in 2007.
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|Offered by||Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk|
|Location||400 Beach St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060|
|Features||Rides, games, food, shopping, concerts, events, etc.|
|Types of coupons||Printable coupons|
|AAA discount?||Ride wristbands are available for $30.40 at AAA offices or $32.95 at the gate for AAA members with valid membership card|
About Santa Cruz Boardwalk
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is open year round, with varying hours of operation for rides, bowling, the arcade, and more. The 2013 operating season for rides is weekends only through March. April through August the rides are open everyday. September through December 1 rides are open, but only on weekends. December 26 through December 31 rides are open daily.
The 2013 price for a one-day Attractions Plus Unlimited Rides Package is $38.95 plus tax. All-Day Unlimited Rides Wristband are $31.95 plus tax for the day. A 50-Ticket Strip costs $42.95 plus tax, and is good for 10 to 15 rides, or individual ride tickets are available to purchase for $3-$6 per ride. Boardwalk attractions are $5 per attraction. This includes laser tag, miniature golf, the laser maze, etc.
Santa Cruz Boardwalk Coupons and Free Offers
- The Coupons and Discounts section on the official Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk website provides information on the latest savings and special offers for the 2013 operating season. This includes printable coupon sheets for dollars off deals, and two-for-one specials on food, laser tag, mini golf, and more. 2013 coupons include $1 off any personal pan pizza at Pizza Hut, $3 off rides plus attractions combo, and a free hot dog on a stick with the purchase of two hot dogs on a stick, and a free soda at California Wraps with the purchase of a wrap or bowl.
- The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk operates a Facebook page and Twitter feed, providing guests with information on park news and occasional promotional offers.
- A Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk season pass provides free admission privileges all season long for one up front price. Additional benefits include a bonus book filled with discounts and free offers and one free all-day unlimited rides wristband for a friend.
- Guests visiting the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk with a school, corporate, youth, or non-profit group are eligible for group discounts.
- The Santa Cruz Boardwalk's free Big Kahuna Club notifies members of news and money-saving tips by e-mail. It is free to sign up for on the amusement park's official website.
- Occasionally, area hotels will offer package deals for overnight accommodations and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk entertainment. For example, the Comfort Inn Santa Cruz offers a Santa Cruz Boardwalk Hotel Special. The package includes two Unlimited Rides coupons at the boardwalk, a deluxe Continental Breakfast, and a one night's stay in a room with a king size bed.
Visiting the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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