Sponsorship Opportunity


Below you’ll find detailed information about sponsorship benefits and our marketing plans to create a successful event. By sponsoring the event, you demonstrate your commitment to our vibrant arts and cultural community! We look forward to having you join us!  

For more information about sponsorship please contact Rick Gross, Event Committee Co-Chair at (408) 605-2298 or rickgross49@aol.com.

How to get the most bang for your buck:

  • Tell your customers how you’re supporting our vibrant community by announcing your support for the event on your company’s Facebook page and other social media accounts.

  • Help get the word out by sending an email blast, or include us in your regular newsletter!

  • Share links to our event on your website.

  • Attend the plein air weekend, and join in the fun!


Marketing Efforts Include:

  • 10,000 Postcards delivered to arts organizations, Open Studios, and the participating artists own mailing lists.

  • 250 Posters distributed throughout Capitola and Santa Cruz County.

  • Local print media, television, and radio stations receive press packets with event and sponsor info, and Capitola's Public Television Channel 8 will also run event listings this year.

  • Full color print ads in Santa Cruz Sentinel, and the free Open Studios guide with distribution of more than 2,500 copies.

  • The Capitola Plein Air website (capitolapleinair.com) and Facebook ads.

  • In past years the event was highlighted in the Register Pajaronian, Plein Air Magazine's online version, Santa Cruz Sentinel Best Bets, Convention & Visitor's Council Hot Picks, And GoodTimes Santa Cruz! We were also heard on KPIG.

Sponsorship Commitment Form

Please submit by August 1, 2019 to receive all marketing benefits.

Contact Name *
Contact Name
Sponsorship Level *
Send payment to: City of Capitola, ATTN: Larry Laurent 420 Capitola Avenue Capitola, CA 95010

Thank you sponsors!