Lumber Jack Contest

By high demand of our community, the BCRPD has decided to add this aspect to our event. There will be two contests: chainsaw and ax throwing. All contestants of the chainsaw contest will need to bring their own chainsaw. Ax's will be provided for the ax throwing.

$20 registration fee

First Prize: Annual membership to the Bear Creek Facility

Second Prize: Summer pool pass

Sign up here:

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Brenda's Face Painting 

Be sure to get your face painted by the iconic Brenda Leach! Brenda is a magnificent artist who frequents the BCRPD events and never disappoints!

Happily Ever Laughter

Come join the fun at the Boulder Creek Rec Center stage from 2-3:30pm with the faeries! You and your child will be entertained with a magic show, balloon animals and a dance party! You wont want to miss this!

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Primal Henna Arts by Silvana Piga


A long time resident to Santa Cruz County and to California.

Silvana is native to  Italy but she has traveled with her work to many parts of the world with her mixed media art and henna art. Primal Henna and Jagua arts designs are inspired by traditional henna designs of North Africa (whence henna came from), India and Silvana's favorite motifs  from 1930's Art Nouveau vine lines and florals.

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Jam, Pie & Chili Contest!

Starting at 11am local kitchen artists will present their best recipes in the Boulder Creek Rec Gym. 

3 different categories, 3 different 1st prize winners! 

Tastings are available for $5 a person.


Prize: Hot tub and sauna winter pass at the Bear Creek Facility. Located at 15685 Forest Hill Dr. 

Want to be in the contest?

Enter here:

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Hay Rides

Kick your boots up and relax as our local hay ride conviniently takes you from one location to the next! 

$5 per person

Or FREE with kids wristband

(wrist band includes unlimited bounce house, petting zoo, kid crafts & hay rides)

Petting Zoo

Dont forget to stop by our playground petting zoo at the Boulder Creek Rec Center! Filled with chickens, ducks, goats and more!

$10 kids unlimited wrist band lets you visit all day!

(wrist band includes unlimited bounce house, petting zoo, kid crafts & hay rides)

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Kid Crafts

The SCM Harvest Festival wouldnt be complete without creating your holiday center piece! 

Check out our different kid craft tables and unleash the creativity!

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$10 kid wrist band

(wrist band includes unlimited bounce house, petting zoo, kid crafts & hay rides)