Media Sponsorship

KAZU is proud to provide in-kind on-air support for events happening in our broadcast region. We sponsor a variety of arts, culture and civic events that reflect the mission of KAZU's programming and provide enjoyment, service and outreach to our audience.

KAZU’s Media Sponsorship program strives to provide a voice for diverse, thought-provoking ideas, people and experiences within our community. By providing in-kind media sponsorship to local organizations and events, KAZU exposes listeners to a variety of cultural, artistic and community experiences throughout the Monterey Bay Area that entertain, promote discourse and increase participation in our community. 

How To Apply
Please contact KAZU to request a media sponsorship by calling 831-582-5298 or emailing Mik Benedek at mbenedek@kazu.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS LISTED BELOW  Click on each event for more info.
(To view past Sponsored Events: click here)

Santa Cruz Shakespeare's 2019 season plans to captivate audiences with summer performances that will offer comedic thrills, mystic revelations and modern twists. The festival starts with an off-beat and unique adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill and directed by Paul Mullins. The Comedy of Errors directed by locally acclaimed director Kirsten Brandt begins July 23rd.

RIDE THE SANTA CRUZ BEACH TROLLEY! CONNECTING DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ WITH THE BEACH AND WHARF AREA, THE TROLLEY RUNS WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS BETWEEN MEMORIAL DAY AND LABOR DAY, FROM NOON TO EIGHT PM. CONVENIENT AND ADA-ACCESSIBLE, THE TROLLEY ALLOWS RIDERS TO AVOID PARKING AND TRAFFIC. PICK UP AND DROP OFF LOCATIONS AND SCHEDULE CAN BE FOUND AT SANTACRUZTROLLEY.COM. A SERVICE OF THE SANTA CRUZ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.

“Ebb and Flow” is a celebration of art and community along the San Lorenzo River. This free, family friendly event takes place on the first Friday in June - and will include music, food and art - along with watershed activities. 5:30 to 9:00 pm at the Tannery Arts Center on River Street. Presented by Arts Council Santa Cruz. See the “Ebb and Flow Guide” in the June 6th Good Times Weekly, or learn more at ebbandflowfest.org.

The City of Santa Cruz’ “Street Smarts” program is designed to reduce the number of traffic-related crashes and injuries in the City of Santa Cruz – and beyond. Focusing on drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians, Street Smarts aims to improve the behavior of all three groups and raise awareness of top traffic-related issues. Offering reminders to drivers and pedestrians to put their phone downs, cyclists to wear helmets , and other safety tips, Street Smarts is a collaboration of the City of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Police and numerous partner organizations and agencies. More information at cityofsantacruz.com/streetsmarts