Updated: Feb 15
Gather at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on the first night of Chanukah for the lighting of the menorah and take an incredible train ride on Roaring Camp’s old-fashioned excursion cars adorned with thousands of lights and Chanukah decorations.
Share in Chanukah traditions as you ride the train through the streets of Santa Cruz listening to Chanukah stories, playing dreidel and enjoying kosher refreshments provided by Chabad by the Sea.
Create a new holiday tradition with family and friends as you experience the lights, stories and traditions of Chanukah in a whole new way.
Departures: 5:15pm & 6:45pm
Lighting of the menorah 15 minutes before departure.
Ticket Prices: $31 adults, $27 children ages 2-12 years. Advance reservations recommended.
Tickets and information: Call 831-335-4484 or visit roaringcamp.com/events#587
Location: The boardwalk at Santa Cruz is a 90-minute drive from San Francisco, 45 minutes from the Monterey/Carmel area, and 30 minutes from the San Jose area. Take Highway 17 or scenic Highway 1 to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Parking: A surface parking lot is located directly across the street from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.