Halloween Maze of Horror/Pumpkin Carving and Costume Contest

Halloween Maze of Horror/Pumpkin Carving and Costume Contest

Enter if you dare! The G.H.W.R. Youth Center is creating a Halloween Maze of Horror for all to enjoy.

2015 Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

2015 Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

The deadline to enter the 2015 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Poster Contest is November 20 at 5 p.m. More...

Halloween At Neighborhood Services and the G.H.W.R. Youth Center

Halloween At Neighborhood Services and the G.H.W.R. Youth Center

The Neighborhood Services Division and the G.H.W.R. Youth Center have joined forces to offer a Halloween Celebration on October 30. More...

Youth Soccer Fall Season Begins September 13

Youth Soccer Fall Season Begins September 13

Watsonville Parks & Community Services youth soccer program (an affiliate of the professional soccer club PUMAS) will kick off its Fall season on September 13, 2014....

Second Ramsay Skate Park Planning Meeting

Second Ramsay Skate Park Planning Meeting

A preliminary design of the new Ramsay Skate Park was presented at a public workshop on August 14. Read more...

20th Anniversary Souvenirs

20th Anniversary Souvenirs

20th Anniversary Watsonville Strawberry Festival souvenirs are now available. More...

Spirit of Watsonville July 4th Parade.

Special Events

Celebration rental at the Veterans Memorial Building.

Facility Rentals

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The Parks and Community Services Department is the key provider of high quality recreation and community programs, special events, and facilities that make Watsonville an ideal place to live, work and play.


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City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department
231 Union St. Watsonville, CA 95076
831-768-3240
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