Connect with The 418 Project!


418 Front St,

Santa Cruz, CA


Grateful Dead Community Dances

The Dead Lives On!

Friday Nights twice a month

check our calendar for dates:

8:30 pm – 1 am

Dance Church

9 – 11:15 am

Sunday mornings

since 2001

Where the DJ is the minister and the dancers are the congregation

Leave your shoes at the door and your cares on the floor!

By Donation ($10 suggested)

Contact Improv Jam!

Tuesdays, 7:00PM – 10:00PM

“Dance for pleasure, dance for health, dance full of art, of improvisation, of happiness and spontaneous play with space…”

COST: $12.00 – $15.00 sliding scale


Mission: The 418 Project builds community, ignites creative expression, inspires exploration, and nurtures personal and artistic growth through dance and movement art in Santa Cruz County.

Our Vision:

The 418 Project people express & connect with themselves and others authentically, becoming more aware and compassionate,

thus creating a joyful and safe community.

The 418 Project is a 501(c)(3) Organization. This means it is a charitable organization, and is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions. The 418 Project is not organized or operated for the benefit of private interests.

Our Values:

♦ Personal and artistic growth & expression ♦ Inclusive & heartfelt community ♦ Consciousness that creates support and safety