The 2024 NEXTies Awards

Friday, May 17, 2024 • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT

$30.00 - $50.00

Event Details

Join Lookout and Event Santa Cruz for the NEXTies 2024: An Award Show celebrating the up and coming superstars and change makers of Santa Cruz County.

Dress up and come out for an evening in honor of those in Santa Cruz County who inspire the community. Enjoy food and drink for purchase by great local vendors, listen to amazing music performances and celebrate the people who make Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz. Remember, this annual awards show is a dressy affair, so put on your best fits and jackets (it will be outdoors). It is sure to be the best one yet. See you on the red carpet!

Your NEXTie 2024 Honorees are:

Musician - Alwa Gordon

Band - Trestles

Visual Artist - Eugenia Reteria

Performing Artist(s) - The Wily Minxes

Best in Booze - Margins Wine

Foodie - Lance Ebert (SC Bread Boy)

Food Business - The Midway

New Business - Terra & Self

Entrepreneur(s) - Tram Vu and Chelsea Cabrera (Owners of Mariposa Coffee)

Content Creator(s) - Double Meat Please

Innovative Business - Climatize

Non-Profit - Arte del Corazon

Giveback Person - Daisy Nunez

Young Leader - Iman Moshari

Lifetime Achievement - Daniel “Nane” Alejandrez (Barrios Unidos)

Educator - Ruby Vasquez

Community Builder - Motion Pacific Dance

Health & Wellness - NAMI Santa Cruz County

Student Athlete(s)- Soquel High School Football Team

Surfer  - Aylana Zanville

Who is Hosting:

Event Santa Cruz – Born out of a desire to showcase and spread the creative energy that makes Santa Cruz so amazing, Event Santa Cruz grew swiftly beyond the bounds of your typical event-hosting company and now serves as a multimedia outpost for all things local.

Lookout Santa Cruz – A three-year-old full-service news, information and entertainment media company focusing on the happenings of Santa Cruz County. Lookout can provide you with the news of the day, keep you up to date on COVID numbers in the county, share local job postings & hosts a comprehensive event calendar. Lookout is a public benefit company whose mission is to strengthen the community and democracy in Santa Cruz County, donating 10% of every membership sold to a local non-profit.

Sponsored by: Bay Federal Credit Union, Arts Council Santa Cruz County, Pedro Gonzalez/Farmers Insurance & Rootstock Collective

Venue Information

Woodhouse Brewing & Blending
119 Madrone Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Organizer Information

Lookout Santa Cruz

1523 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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