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Event Calendar

Ventana's pop up shops and events are a great way to have fun, meet the team, and shop the latest Ventana surfboards, bodysurfing handplanes, sustainable surf supplies and eco apparel.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS 

 

Ocean Fair & Surfboard Swap

Ocean Fair & Surfboard Swap

Saturday, June 10 from 10a-9p

415 River Street, Santa Cruz at Patagonia Santa Cruz

Bring your used surfboard to sell or swap! We'll have the full Ventana Pop-Up Shop, plus Live Music by Taylor Rae, Food, Beer, Art, Apparel and more with a focus on Ocean Conservation. More announcements coming soon!

10% of our sales will be donated to Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz Chapter!

 

 

Pleasure Point Street Fair 2017

Pleasure Point Street Fair 2017

Saturday, June 24 2017 from 11a-5p

We'll have a huge Ventana booth at the 5th Annual Pleasure Point Street Fair Features 8 Bands, Kids’ Zone and Beer & Wine Garden – a Benefit for Jay Moriarty Foundation. 10% of our sales will be donated!

Pleasure Point will be the focal point for local entertainment as people take to the street to enjoy the fifth annual Pleasure Point Street Fair on Saturday, June 24 2017. The event will be held on Portola Drive between 41st and 38th Avenues, Santa Cruz, from 11am-5pm with bike parking available, and admission is free.

 

PAST EVENTS

 

Artists & Shapers Aptos
Artists & Shapers: Aptos Open Workshops

Saturday, May 20 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 11a-6p

800 Estates Drive, Aptos, CA

Meet the Artists and Watch the Shapers at work. Shop Eco-Surfboards and Unique Local Art. 10% of sales will be donated to Save Our Shores!

 

 

Logjam! 2017 at Pleasure Point

Logjam! Surf Contest 2017
"Old Boards, No Cords" Retro Surfboard Contest 

Saturday, April 29 to Sunday, April 30 at the beach in Pleasure Point
Ventana will have our complete pop up at the event! Come watch surfers compete on vintage boards and hang out with us!

 

 

 

Earth Day Santa Cruz

Earth Day Santa Cruz 2017 

Saturday, April 22 from 11am - 4pm at San Lorenzo Park
Ventana will have our complete pop up at this exciting community event offering artisan vendors, live music, food, educational information and activities for kids including an arts and crafts tent. Come and enjoy this fun environmental celebration for the whole family on April 22nd, 11 am – 4 pm in San Lorenzo Park!

 

 

Ventana Cedar Keg Release

Humble Sea Ventana Cedar Saison Keg Party

Saturday, December 10 from 5pm - 10pm

We're throwing a beer release party for our new collaboration with Humble Sea Brewing Co. Rockin' swing music by Carolyn Sills Combo and BBQ by Gordo Gustavo's. 10% of profits to Save Our Shores!

 

 

 

 

Pop Up Pleasure Point

Pop Up Pleasure Point

Saturday, December 3 from 9am - 4pm

Ventana will have our complete pop up booth with lots of holiday gift items!

The Pleasure Point Business Association will be hosting their first ever Pop Up Pleasure Point event on Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 from 9am-4pm in the Back in Shape Parking lots 3811 Portola Ave.(Near 41st Ave.)

There will be food trucks, beer and wine and over 40 retail booths selling local goods to holiday shoppers!

 

Faces of Food What?! at the Food Lounge (1001 Center Street)

Friday, November 4 from 5-10pm

An evening benefit for Food What?! with farm food, music by Marty O'Reilly and photography...all wrapped up in a wine release party for the new, Ser Ventana Surfboard Syrah!

Shop pre-event discount packages! 

FREE ADMISSION + RAFFLE PRIZES

 

 

 

Ocean's Edge: Food Truck & Artisan Event  at the Steamer Lane Lighthouse (701 West Cliff Drive)

Saturday, September 24 from 11am to 7pm.

We're showcasing the best of Santa Cruz and the work of Save Our Shores. FREE Admission, kid friendly & no alcohol. Bring supplies to picnic on the lawn!

Discounts for Save Our Shores beach cleanup participants!

Supporting Save Our Shores! Organized in partnership with Food Trucks a Go Go!

 

Lightning Talks: Made in Santa Cruz at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History 

Friday, September 16 from 6-8:30p

Four-minute "Lightning Talks" featuring local artists and craftspeople from Santa Cruz. Hear our very own master craftsman, Martijn Stiphout, showcase Ventana's Upcycle Partners and our unique approach to turning trash into surfboards and supplies!

Lightning Talks at the MAH

 

Pleasure Point Street Fair on Portola Drive between 41st and 38th Avenues on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 11am to 5pm.  

Ventana will be donating at least 5% of profit to the Jay Moriarty Foundation.

 

The Boardroom in Del Mar, California: Saturday, May 14 to Sunday, May 15

Our first venture to Southern California! We'll have 200 square feet of Ventana surfboards, handplanes, eco-apparel and supplies at the Del Mar Fairgrounds! 5% of our profits from the show will be donated to Surfrider Foundation San Diego.  

 

 

Ventana Pop-Up Sale: Friday, March 25 to Sunday, March 27

10% of all vendor sales donated to the Save the Waves Coalition #cleancowells initiative. 

Keg Party to release the new, Humble Sea Ventana Spruce Pale Ale on Saturday, March 26! Buy a Ventana Spruce Pale Ale T-Shirt!

Ventana Spruce Humble Sea Keg Party

 

 

Faces of the Sea Odyssey - Friday, February 5 from 5-10p
 

From 5:00p-10p on Friday, February 5, we'll be showcasing Ventana surfboards, handplanes, eco-surf supplies and apparel at a special event featuring photography, music, food, drinks and other artisans. Come see us at 1001 Center Street Suite One, Santa Cruz, CA.

We will donate 10% of sales to the ocean education work of the O'Neill Sea Odyssey. O'Neill Sea Odyssey provides a hands-on educational experience to encourage the protection and preservation of our living sea and communities.

 

Saturday, December 19: Makers Market Santa Cruz at the New Bohemia Brewing Co.
 


From 4p-8p on December 18, we'll be showcasing Ventana surfboards, handplanes and other products at the New Bohemia Brewing Company's Makers Market Santa Cruz event! Drink amazing beer, eat fabulous food and do your last minute holiday shopping! 1030 41st Ave, Santa Cruz.

We will donate 5% of Ventana profits to the ocean conservation work of the Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz Chapter.

 

 

Sunday, December 13: Jingle Shells Craft Fair at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center
 


Last year, we nervously launched Ventana Surfboards and Supplies at Jingle Shells. We were overwhelmed by the success that day, and that helped us validate that Ventana was a winning concept. So we're doing it again. This will mark our one-year anniversary, and we'll be celebrating in style and taking over the entire outside entrance to the center with our complete pop-up shop.

We will donate 5% of Ventana profits to the ocean education work of the Friends of the Long Marine Lab at the Seymour Center.

Friday, November 27 - Monday, December 7: Santa Cruz Retail Factory 10 Day Pop-Up
 


We're opening our first brick and mortar pop-up for 10 days over the holiday shopping season. We will be taking over the 700 ft.² of retail floor at Santa Cruz Retail Factory at 907 41st Avenue, Santa Cruz

From Friday, November 27 through Monday, December 7, we'll be open everyday from at least 9a-6p! On Saturday, November 28 we will participate in Small Business Saturday where we pay the sales tax on anything you buy from us...including surfboards!

We will donate 5% of Ventana profits to the ocean conservation work of Save Our Shores.

 

 

Saturday and Sunday, November 14-15: West Coast Craft

We'll be unveiling a host of new products and apparel items along with never before seen reclaimed wooden surfboards at West Coast Craft in San Francisco this November. WCC is a craft and design show featuring carefully selected designers, artists and craftspeople inspired by the mood and aesthetics of the West Coast lifestyle.

The complete Ventana pop up shop will be showcased at the event on November 14-15 from 10am to 6pm in the Festival Pavilion at historic Fort Mason Center on the San Francisco waterfront.

We will donate 5% of Ventana profits to the ocean conservation work of Surfrider Foundation San Francisco Chapter.

 

September 12-13: 33rd Annual Capitola Art & Wine Festival

Join us at the Capitola Art & Wine Festival! We'll have a large booth featuring wooden surfboards, handplanes, surf supplies and eco-friendly apparel...along with the Tentacles, reclaimed wood art series, by Jenny Q. Sandrof of Blue Heron Design Group.  

September 17: Crafted in Santa Cruz


Join us at Crafted in Santa Cruz. On September 17th we will be celebrating the two year anniversary of Event Santa Cruz at Venus Spirits. Over the last two years they have been inspired by the entrepreneurs in our town who create and build with their own hands. So this month all of our speakers are not just going to talk about what they do but demonstrate how they craft what they create. Ventana will be there with a selection of cool products!

August 8: The Sweet & Salty Sessions - A Turf and Surf Field Trip featuring Fruit, Friends, Foam and Fun

Join Sustainable Surf & Friends as we set sail on the high seas of Santa Cruz and the low valleys of SAN JOSE – to explore the rich history of Urban Agriculture and Wooden Surfboards in California with our friends at Garden to Table Farm & Ventana Surfboards.

This is a FREE Event – but space is very limited, so please RSVP via email to michael@sustainablesurf.org to claim your space(s) for this field trip.

Sat, August 8th 9 am – 3 pm

 

August 7: Tentacles: An Evening of Eco-Cool Art, Surfboards & Skateboards at Berdels

From 5-9pm on Friday, August 7, featuring the products of Ventana Surfboards & Supplies and Bureo Skateboards, and the artwork of Claire Kempf and Jenny Q. Sandrof. Benefiting SustainableSurf.org and their Waste to Waves program. Food & Beer!

Bring EPS Foam to use in recycled surfboard blanks!

Berdels: 1233 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz

August 1 & 2: Monterey Bay Aquarium Evenings by the Bay

From 6-8pm on Saturday, August 1 & Sunday, August 2, Ventana will be on-hand with our pop up shop stocked with apparel, surf supplies, reclaimed wooden surfboards and bodysurfing handplanes. Bureo Skateboards and Patagonia Provisions will be there, as well. Music by the Joint Chiefs on Saturday and Bill Spencer - Jazz on Sunday.

 

July 26: New Leaf Community Market - Capitola

From 11am-2pm on Sunday, July 26, Ventana will be on-hand in front of New Leaf Capitola to display our reclaimed wooden surfboards and bodysurfing handplanes and to talk about sustainable business practices and craftsmanship. 

 

June 27: Pleasure Point Street Fair

Save the date to be a part of the 3rd Annual Street Fair held in the heart of Pleasure Point in the street on Portola Drive between 41st and 38th Avenues on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 11am-5pm. Visit the Ventana pop up shop!

There will be many great vendors this year selling locally made clothing, jewelry, art, photography, accessories, plants and more. Make sure to bring your appetite so you can try some of the amazing food at the fair. They will be serving great food from New Leaf Community Markets, East Side Eatery, Lucy’s Hot Dogs and Zameen Mediterranean Food Truck.

The family friendly Kid-Zone will feature local vendors showing off their creative kids collections, face painting and other kid-friendly activities.

We will donate 5% of Ventana profits to Surfrider Foundation Santa Cruz Chapter.

 

 

 

June 13-14: West Coast Craft

West Coast Craft in San Francisco is a craft and design show featuring carefully selected designers, artists and craftspeople inspired by the mood and aesthetics of the West Coast lifestyle.

The complete Ventana pop up shop will be showcased at the event on June 13-14 from 10am to 6pm in the Festival Pavilion at historic Fort Mason Center on the San Francisco waterfront.

We will donate 5% of Ventana profits to Surfrider Foundation San Francisco Chapter.

About Us
  • Ventana Surfboards & Supplies sells hollow, reclaimed wooden surfboards; bodysurfing handplanes, and; eco surf apparel and supplies that are loved by adventurers everywhere. We live and work in Santa Cruz, California where we test our products on some of the most challenging waves on the planet. Ventana donates at least 5% of profits to ocean conservation.

  •   +1-831-915-4326
  •   craftspeople@ventanasurfboards.com
  •   We're an online surf shop and wholesaler with occasional pop up shops around California.

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