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Santa Cruz, California, USA

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  • L. H. Selman
    123 Locust Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-427-1177, This eclectic shop features quality antiques, glass art, glass jewelry, books, and accessories. more info  map


  • Artisan's Gallery
    1368 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-423-8183, An eclectic gallery showcasing local artists, as well as artists from around the world, and it features a broad range of quality multimedia works. more info  map

  • Firecat Pottery
    125 D Post Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-471-2052, Ceramics handmade by Jeannette Jennings, specializing in cat and botanical themed stoneware. Studio and store is open most days, 11a.m. to 6 p.m. and by appointment. more info

  • Lenz Arts
    142 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-423-1935, A 10,000 square foot shop which offers art supplies, quality framing, electronic items, and gifts. more info  map


  • Bookshop Santa Cruz
    1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located in Downtown Santa Cruz
    831-423-0900, An over 20,000 square foot independent bookstore that includes a wide selection of new, used and sale books and extensive magazine, card and gift sections. more info  map

Children's Toys

  • Atlantis Fantasy World
    1020 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located Downtown
    831-426-0158, This entertainment store features comics, toys, and gifts for the whole family. more info  map

  • Game Alot Toys & Games
    1526 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    Located Downtown
    831-429-9009, A children's toy shop featuring a large variety of toys and games, including baby toys, art and science toys, dolls and dollhouses, puppets, books, and music. more info  map


  • Madame Sidecar
    343 Soquel Avenue, Suite 208, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-458-1606, A women's boutique which carries name brand clothing, lingerie, accessories, and gifts. more info  map

  • Stripe Design Group
    107 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-421-9252, Sells clothing, gifts, accessories, mid-century furniture, and vintage items. Strip Men can be found at 117 Wal­nut Avenue. more info

Clothing - Children

  • Outside-In Kids
    7560 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
    831-684-0913, Unique gifts, accessories, clothing and toys for kids and those who are young at heart. more info  map

Clothing - Formalwear & Bridal

  • Perfect Details
    303 Potrero Building 45 #101, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    650-576-4927, Perfect Details has all your wedding, bridesmaids and special event shoes, accessories, gifts, jewelry and more. more info  map

Clothing - Ladies

  • Jade
    107 Locust Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-425-2244, This place specializes in local handmade clothing with a very knowledgeable staff.  more info  map

Craft & Hobby

  • Petroglyph
    125 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-458-4278, An art studio offering a selection of over 400 paint-your-own ceramics including dinnerware, mugs, medallions, Christmas ornaments, and decorative accessories. more info  map


  • Annieglass
    110 Cooper Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-427-4260, This shop handcrafts sculptural glass dinnerware and accessories, including plates, bowls, and serving pieces. more info  map

  • Integrand Design
    1515 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-426-4717, Nestled in one of the oldest buildings in Santa Cruz, this shop specializes in unique furniture, bath and beauty products, bedding, kitchen items, home accessories, and... more info  map



  • Outside-In
    7568 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
    Located Near Seacliff State Beach
    831-684-0178, Unique gifts and accessories for the home from Italy, France, Portugal and other locations around the world. more info  map

Gourmet Foods & Sweets

  • Marini's Candies
    2608 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located on The Boardwalk
    831-423-3299, You'll find delicious treats here, including their original salt water taffy, caramel corn, and hand dipped chocolates. more info  map

  • Nut Kreations
    104 Lincoln Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-431-6435, A local and online store dedicated to everything nuts. Great as gourmet gifts, custom gifts and holidays. more info  map

  • Pacific Cookie Company
    303 Potrero Street, 40A/B, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    800-969-9709, This shop specializes in homemade cookies using only the finest possible ingredients. Cookies available include chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, mint,... more info  map

  • Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting
    1330 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-459-0100, This specialty store offers a large variety of the world's finest specialty coffees including organic coffees, light roasted coffees, dark roasted coffees, and holiday... more info  map

  • True Olive Connection
    106 Lincoln Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located Downtown
    831-458-6457, Olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room.  more info  map


  • Dell Williams Jewelers
    1320 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located Downtown
    831-423-4100, This large third generation jewelry shop features fine quality diamond and colored stone jewelry, fine china, crystal, silver, Mikimoto pearls, porcelain, and a... more info  map

  • Gembrokers
    129 South River Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-457-1009, This jewelry store offers specialized jewelry designs, stone setting and cutting, appraisals, repairs, and alterations. more info  map

  • Marty Magic
    115 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-429-9805, Unique shop featuring original jewelry including earrings, rings, and pendants. Original sculpture is also offered by this creative artist. more info  map

  • Sassy Silver
    7960-B Soquel Drive, Suite 405, Aptos, CA 95003
    831-465-9778, A sterling silver jewelry shop offering authentic and original jewelry from local artists including chains and earrings. more info  map

  • Studio 109
    109 Locust Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-426-1978, Your source for custom and special order jewelry, precious gems, diamonds, gold and metals. more info

  • Vault, The
    1339 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-426-3349, This contemporary shop offers fine quality jewelry including rings, gems, wedding bands, earrings, and art glass. Also offers unique clothing. more info  map

Kitchen & Dining

  • Chefworks
    1527 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located Downtown
    831-426-1351, This specialty kitchen store carries over 18,000 kitchen items, including cookware, kitchen accessories, wine accessories, culinary tools, decorative items, small... more info  map


  • Streetlight Records
    939 South Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-425-4630, This music shop offers new, used, rare, and hard-to-find music from a variety of genres including rock, pop, soul, rap, jazz, reggae, country, and classical. more info  map

  • Union Grove Music
    1003 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-427-0670, Santa Cruz's oldest and largest music store, this place offers a large selection of musical instruments, including guitars, keyboards, drums, percussion, and basses. ... more info  map

Recreational Equipment

  • Kayak Connection
    413 Lake Avenue, #4, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-479-1121, This store rents and sells a variety of quality kayaks, as well as offers kayak tours and instructions. more info  map

  • O'Neill Yacht Center
    2222 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-476-5202, This store sells new and used yachts and also offers sailing lessons, boat rentals, and private yacht charters for up to 45 passengers. more info

  • Santa Cruz Boat Rentals
    15 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-423-1739, A wide variety of boats in many sizes for rent, as well as a full bait and tackle store, daily skiff rentals, and a boat launch of up to 1/2 ton, are offered at this... more info  map

  • Sawyer Land & Sea
    402 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-458-3466, Purveyor of quality goods for land and sea, including surfboards and handplanes. more info


  • Made in Santa Cruz
    57 Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-426-2257, All local art from the Santa Cruz Area, local glass artists, watercolorists, jewelers, body products, their world famous Rice and Lavender (Bonny Dood Farms) Heating... more info  map

Sporting Goods

  • Another Bike Shop
    2361 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-427-2232, Santa Cruz's mountain bike dream store featuring quality mountain bikes for sale and rent. more info  map

  • Aqua Safaris Scuba Center
    6896 Soquel Avenue, frontage Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-420-4386, Specializing in high quality diving equipment and rentals, this store also offers boat charters, underwater tours, classes, kayak rentals, and airfills. more info

  • Bicycle Shop of Santa Cruz
    1325 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-454-0909, The biggest little bike shop in Santa Cruz offering new and used bikes and parts, full service shop, and rentals. more info  map

  • Electric Sierra Cycles
    302 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Located Two Blocks from the Boardwalk
    831-425-1593, This store sells, rents, and services mountain bikes, beach cruisers, electric scooters, trykes, folding tandems, and regular pedal bikes. more info  map

  • Momos Beach Shack
    601 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-429-1966, This shop sells trendy beach clothing, bikinis, sunglasses and beach accessories. more info  map

  • O'Neill Beach Store
    222 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    831-475-4151, Carrying the best in wetsuits, clothing, Hobie Cat parts, and accessories, this store also rents boogie boards and O'Neill wetsuits. more info  map

  • Outdoor World
    136 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-423-9555, Sporting goods store offering name brand products, apparel, and accessories for a variety of activities including camping, hiking, backpacking, fishing, hunting,... more info  map

  • Santa Cruz Running Company
    1664 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
    831-462-8228, Santa Cruz Running Company is a one stop for running shoes, men's and women's clothing and other gear for running, walking or working out. Each person is interviewed to... more info  map

Surf Shops

  • Pacific Wave Surf Shop
    1502 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    831-458-9283, A complete surfing, skating, and snowboarding shop offering apparel, shoes, books, videos, and accessories. more info  map


  • Native Expressions
    2539 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    P.O. Box 217
    831-688-0694 , Native Expressions offers Native American & Southwestern art including museum quality Native American masks, Southwestern gourd & clay masks, rawhide shields,... more info  map


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