Strawberry Festival Sponsorship

The Watsonville Strawberry Festival is the largest attended special event in downtown Watsonville and provides significant exposure for our sponsors. Some facts from the 2013 festival include:Aerial View of Strawberry Festival.

  • Estimated attendance of 40,000 at this admission free event
  • Nearly 50% of the attendees were from Watsonville
  • Attendee demographics mirrored the demographics of the city and the Pajaro Valley
  • 93% of the attendees said they would return in 2014
  • 14 non-profit organizations participated in Strawberry Lane and raised a total of more than $10,000
  • 26 non-profit organization took advantage of the opportunity to inform the public of their services in the designated free non-profit organization area
  • 67 commercial vendors participated in the event
  • The event was featured and advertised on KSBW and Univision, and in the Registered Pajaronian and the Santa Cruz Sentinel

The Strawberry Festival Princess.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Very Berry Sponsor – $10,000 and up

  • Name and logo in all promotional materials including newspaper, TV, and radio
  • Business name displayed on official Strawberry Festival poster
  • Name/logo in the Festival program
  • Business banner (provided by business) at Festival
  • Business banner (provided by business) displayed at Ramsay Park Sotomayer Field facing Main St. for 3 months, August, September and October
  • 10’ x 10’ area within the Festival for promotional purposes
  • Inclusion on the Festival website with a link to business website
  • Certificate of Recognition presented at City Council Meeting
  • (16) VIP Parking Passes, (30) bracelets to VIP Lounge at Festival, (16) Unlimited rides wristbands for Carnival

Berry Sponsor – $5,000 and up

  • Name or logo in all promotional materials including newspaper, TV, website and radio
  • Business name displayed on official Strawberry Festival poster
  • Name or logo in the Festival program
  • Business banner (provided by business) displayed at Festival
  • Business banner (provided by business) displayed at Ramsay Park Sotomayer Field facing Main St. for 2 months, August and September
  • 10’ x 10’ area within the Festival for promotional purposes
  • Inclusion on the Festival website with a link to business website
  • Certificate of Recognition presented at City Council Meeting
  • (8) VIP Parking Passes, (15) bracelets to VIP Lounge at Festival, (8) Unlimited rides wristbands for Carnival

Sweet Sponsor – $2,500 and up

  • Name or logo in all promotional materials (except event poster) including newspaper, TV, website and radio
  • Name or logo in the Festival program
  • Business banner (provided by business) displayed at Festival
  • Business banner (provided by business) displayed at Ramsay Park Sotomayer Field facing Main St. for 1 month, August.
  • Inclusion on the Festival website with a link to business website
  • (4) VIP Parking Passes, (6) bracelets to VIP Lounge at Festival, (4) Unlimited rides wristbands for Carnival

Juicy Sponsor – $1,000 and up

  • Name or logo in all promotional materials (except event poster) including newspaper, TV, website and radio
  • Name or logo in the Festival program
  • Inclusion on the Festival website with a link to business website
  • Business banner displayed at Festival
  • (2) VIP Parking Passes, (2) bracelets to VIP Lounge at Festival, (2) Unlimited rides wristbands for Carnival

Red Sponsor – $999 or less

  • Name or logo in all promotional materials (except event poster) including newspaper, TV, website and radio
  • Name or logo in the Festival program
  • Inclusion on the Festival website with a link to business website

2014 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Sponsorship Packet (509.8 KiB)

2013 Sponsors

A special thanks to the 2013 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Sponsors: