2023 Water Harvest Festival

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Date: OCTOBER 14, 2023  

Time: 11:30 AM–3:30 PM

Location: Chanticleer County Park, 1975 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz (Leo's Haven)

The Water Harvest Festival is a free and fun water education event for the whole family that will take place at Chanticleer County Park (aka Leo's Haven Playground). Kids and families will learn about water resources, water-wise gardening, water supply, groundwater geology, infrastructure, plumbing, water conservation, watershed protection, pollution prevention, and all things watery. 

As part of the festivities, there will be free face painting, live music by SambaDá & Singing Wood Marimba Band, and a free raffle with amazing prizes. 

Limited Parking available. You may park at these other locations and walk: 

  • Live Oak Elementary School: 1916 Capitola Rd.
  • Live Oak Hub: 1777 Capitola Rd.
  • Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office: 5200 Soquel Ave.

This event is accessible. Please call in advance 831-475-8500 x137 for reasonable accommodation requests.

Participating Organizations (As of 09/12/2023):

Sponsor the event!

We have many levels of sponsorship. Complete this form to be a sponsor! We can't do it without the support of sponsors like you 😊

Ocean Sponsors

Good Times, Spring Hill School

Aquifer SponsorsCity of Santa Cruz/ ESA/ Brown and Caldwell
Lake SponsorsBlack & Veatch, New Leaf, Scotts Valley Water District, Santa Cruz County Bank
River SponsorsTimes Publishing Group ($500); Kennedy Jenks ($350)
Creek SponsorsData instincts Public Outreach Consultants/ Aptos Chamber of Commerce
Raffle Prize Sponsors; additional prizes donated by participating sponsors

Have Questions or Want to Participate?

Contact Mackenzie Morris at mackenziem@soquelcreekwater.org or 831-475-8501 x137.