Past Sponsored Events

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.

This page is a list of PAST Media Sponsorship events. 

For current, upcoming events, click here.

The second in a series designed to engage the community on what it takes to be a leader and how leadership is formed in the workplace. Presented by the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce. Featured keynote speakers: Marlene Tromp, UCSC Campus Provsot and Executive Vice Chancellor, and Shellye Archambeau, author – former CEO of MetricStream and recognized by Newsmax as one of the "100 Most Influential Business Leaders in America." The half day event includes a panel discussion, Q&A Session and a networking lunch.  April 4th, 2018, 8A-12P at the Hilton, Scotts Valley

This mixed-repertory concert of dance and music features classical to contemporary dance – and Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake Act II.” Also included in the program is the neoclassic “Gaelicia” and a performance by the junior and petite companies. March 24th and 25th at Cabrillo’s Crocker Theater in Aptos. For more information about Santa Cruz Ballet, and all of their upcoming performances at

KAZU is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Santa Cruz County Business Expo - Presented by the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce. 

This annual event is a great opportunity for local businesses to "Mix It Up!" with other businesses and meet potential customers - as well as showcase products and services! March 14th at the Cocoanut Grove in Santa Cruz. Booth Space and Registration going on now online at or by calling the chamber at 831-457-3713

KAZU is proud to sponsor Kuumbwa Jazz – presenting the “Miles Electric Band” in Santa Cruz. The Miles Electric Band revisits and renews the music of Davis’ “Electric Years.” Featuring trumpeter Christian Scott, along with other noteworthy musicians, The Miles Electric Band is an homage to that time and that music. February 28th at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz (formerly at the Rio Theater. All tickets purchased for their Rio performance will be honored). Tickets at

Second Harvest Food Bank presents “Sip for Second Harvest.” A benefit event, “Sip for Second Harvest” features local wines, delicious appetizers and stimulating conversation. All proceeds will go to support Second Harvest Food Bank’s efforts to end hunger and malnutrition in Santa Cruz County. This event takes place Sunday afternoon, February 25th at Seascape Golf Club in Aptos. Advanced reservations required. Information and tickets available at

Get your Passport to Success at the Business Showcase on Wednesday, February 21st at the Seascape Golf Course from 4-7pm. Showcase your business to 1,000 potential customers!

Register now! Email or call 688-1467! That’s 688-1467. Hosted by the Aptos and Capitola Soquel Chambers of Commerce. Sponsored by 90.3 Kazu. Additional information available at

KAZU is a media sponsor of “Whalefest Monterey”, a weekend celebrating grey whales and the Marine Sanctuary, featuring films, lectures, and family activities. January 27th and 28th at Monterey’s Wharf. Details at

KAZU is a proud sponsor of the Second Harvest Food Bank. At a time of year when most families will gather at tables filled with food and cheer, we want to make sure that every family in Santa Cruz County will have food on their table. The proceeds from Second Harvest Food Bank’s Holiday Food & Fund drive provides healthy food  year-round to children, families, veterans, the elderly, and others in need. Every $1 donated is turned into 4 healthy meals. Be a Hunger Hero and fight hunger with us. Please donate now at

This holiday season, all are invited to participate in their annual “Sing-A-Long Messiah” – a holiday tradition shared by families and friends. Cabrillo’s Chancel chorus will lead the Sing-A-Long on Tuesday December 19th at Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz. Information about the Sing-A-Long Messiah can be found at

KAZU is a proud media sponsor of Salinas Valley Comic Con 2017, a celebration of comic books, zines, pop culture and more. Friday and Saturday, December 16th and 17th at Hartnell College in Salinas. Tickets and information at