[free] Mole & Mariachi Festival // Santa Cruz

Mole & Mariachi Festival
Saturday at 11 AM – 5 PM
Santa Cruz Mission SHP
144 School St, Santa Cruz, California 95060

Taste mole prepared by local chefs and vote for your favorite.

There will be mariachi music, folklorico dancing, free facepainting, piñatas and kids’ crafts, a raffle, and a beer, wine & chavelas garden. Admission is free.


The 6th annual Mole & Mariachi Festival is a benefit for nonprofit Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks in support of Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Proceeds from the festival fund educational programs, visitor services and restoration at the Mission.