A listing of open businesses and things to do after 10pm.

Restaurants

Open 24 Hours

Open Late

Fast Food

Coffee Shops

Groceries, Drugstores and Liquor Stores

Open 24 Hours

Open Late

Gas Stations

Open 24 Hours

  • Arco  Aptos and 298 Green Valley Road, Watsonville locations.
  • Chevron Station Capitola: 41st Avenue; Santa Cruz: Ocean Street; Watsonville: Lee Road.
  • Mobile 2680 Soquel Avenue and Freedom location
  • Union 76 Downtown: Ocean Street @ Water Street;  Eastside: Soquel Drive @ Highway 1 (exit 439).
  • Shell Capitola; Freedom; Scotts Valley.
  • Valero Corner Store Westside: Mission Street (across Safeway);  Eastside: Soquel Avenue @ Frederick Street; 2 locations in Watsonville: Freedom Boulevard, Hecker Pass Road.

Open Late

Other Businesses

Open 24 Hours

Open Late

  • Laundryworks 17thAvenue open until 11 pm; Portola Drive @ 30thAvenue open until 1 am.

Recreation

Open 24 Hours

Open Late

  • Midnight Movies at the Del Mar Theater on Friday and Saturday nights
  • Frenchy's (an adults-only sex shop) is open until 11pm Sunday thru Thursday, and until 1am on Friday and Saturday
  • Kiva Retreat House Sun-Thur till 11pm, Fri and Sat until 12

Transportation

24 Hours

  • Taxis are generally available on-call 24 hours per day.

Late

On the UCSC Campus

Keep in mind that you need to bring your student ID or someone needs to swipe you in, meals cost $7 appx.

Also, remember that the hours listed here are for the school terms only, not during summer and holidays.

Dining Halls

Eateries

Age 21+ Venues and Bars

Most bars and nightclubs are open past ten o'clock with varying closing times. For a listing, check out the Bars and Nightclubs page.

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