Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Life on the Ranch: Family Living History Day

September 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 12, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on September 16, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on November 11, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on August 11, 2018 at 11:00am

Wilder Ranch State Park invites you to experience old-time activities from its rancho, dairy farm, and cowboy rodeo days. Hands-on activities and living history presentations vary each month and may include: butter churning, ice cream making, branding, cooking, roping skills, wagon rides and demonstrations in the ranch buildings. Come for a picnic on the lawn and follow it up with a game of tug of war, sack races, hoops, stilts and Wilder Ranch’s famous old-fashioned bubbles!

The event is held on the grounds of the Wilder Ranch Cultural Preserve. The park is located 2 miles north of Santa Cruz on the coast side of Highway 1 at 1401 Coast Road Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Event is free; day-use parking fee is $10 and supports the park. This event is appropriate for all ages.


Wilder Ranch Docents
(831) 426-0505


Wilder Ranch State Park
1401 Coast Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map