Visit the Wetlands of Watsonville

Visit the Wetlands of Watsonville

The City of Watsonville’s nature trails provide easy public access to this 800 acre freshwater wetland. More...

Historic Label Art Murals of Downtown Watsonville

Historic Label Art Murals of Downtown Watsonville

The murals are exact replicas of box and crate labels used in the early 1900s and used to identify the product, shipper or grower, and the area of origin. More…

Historic Architecture in Watsonville

Historic Architecture in Watsonville

Watsonville is home to a number of historic buildings featuring a number of buildings designed by the famous Victorian Era architect, William Weeks. More...

Watsonville’s Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Gets a Boost

Watsonville’s Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Gets a Boost

As of April 24th, stores will not be allowed to sell non-woven plastic shopping bags unless the bag thickness is 4 mils or greater. Read more about this...

“Wings Over Watsonville” Free Fly-in Sept. 4th & 5th

Wings Over Watsonville Free Fly-in Sept. 4th & 5th

"Wings Over Watsonville" Free Fly-in event at the Watsonville Municipal Airport on September 5th! Read more for complete details.

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival

The 2015 Watsonville Strawberry Festival poster is completed! More...

Visit Watsonville – A Growth Experience!

Watsonville, CA is a little known destination just south of Santa Cruz and just north of Monterey.  This lush agricultural area offers visitors a number of amenities ranging from agriculture tourism to days at the beach, from wine tasting to rugged hikes.  Enjoy the rich culture of Watsonville and stay for much less than you can expect to pay in our more well known neighboring towns – and be minutes away from redwood forests, majestic mountains, beaches and more!  Use the links above and to the left to learn more about what Watsonville and the surrounding area have to offer you and your family.