Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkSanta Cruz, CA, United States

Beach Boardwalk Bonanza 2023

By American Coaster Enthusiasts (NorCal Region) (other events)

Saturday, June 10 2023 9:00 AM 4:00 PM PDT

We're thrilled to be heading back to the beach for some cool surf and hot rides on Saturday, June 10! Be sure to check out the schedule below (subject to change) and check back for updates as we get closer to the event. 

Planned Activities (last updated 5/17/2023):

  • 9:00am - Event check-in at the Giant Dipper
  • 9:30am - 11:00am - Exclusive Ride Time (ERT) on the Giant Dipper (yes, 90 minutes!); group photo to follow
  • 11:15am - 12:15pm - Roll-A-Bingo ACEer Exclusive in Neptune's Kingdom - a NEW modern twist on the classic Fascination game
  • 12:30pm - 2:30pm - Exclusive Sun Room Terrace Activities:
    • Lunch: Fajita Buffet • proteins: chicken and carne asada • corn & flour tortillas • assorted salsas • black beans • cilantro lime rice • guacamole • sour cream • fresh fruit bowl • mixed salad (fresh greens, black bean & corn salsa, black olives, grape tomatoes, avocado, spicy chipotle ranch dressing) also includes assorted Coca-Cola branded soft drinks and water PLUS, a spread of desserts including Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Cotton Candy, and Deep-Fried Cheesecakes!
    • Boardwalk Guest Speaker to be announced!
    • Special ACE NorCal Presentation
    • Surprises!
  • 2:30pm - Event concludes; group photo - free time to explore the Boardwalk
  • 3:00pm - Informal ACEer takeover on Undertow - meet at the ride entrance
  • 4:00pm - Informal ACEer takeover on Cave Train Adventure - meet at the ride entrance

PARKING DISCOUNT: The Boardwalk is graciously offering $13 off parking for the day with a coupon to be provided at the event. To take advanage, scan the coupon at the pay station before paying for the discount to take effect. No need to pre-purchase parking through TicketLeap.

UNLIMITED RIDES WRISTBANDS: Note, your event ticket does not include an Unlimited Rides Wristband for the day. However, discounted wristbands are available through an ACE discount code and can be purchased at the link below:

  • Visit
  • Use discount code 'ACE345'
  • Wristbands are available for $59.95 for the event day, versus $64.95 if purchased through the public ticketing portal. Alternatively, you can purchase individual rides day-of through the reloadable MyBoardwalk Card.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 2nd, 2023 at 12 noon PDT

QUESTIONS? Address any event questions to Nicholas Laschkewitsch, ACE NorCal Regional Representative, at: [email protected] 

WANT TO HELP? We are always looking for volunteers to help at the event. Want to take photos for us? Run our social media for the day? Assist with check-in? Just email Nicholas Laschkewitsch, ACE NorCal Regional Representative, at: [email protected] 

American Coaster Enthusiasts (NorCal Region)