Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July Parade


Interested in participating in this year's parade? Apply here now!

Early entry fee deadline: May 26, 2023

Late entry fees effective: May 27 - June 2, 2023

The Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July parade proceeds down Main St. from St. Patrick’s Church to First Street. Thousands of spectators line the route five to six people deep. Those wanting a front row seat, place their chairs along the route early in the morning of the parade date. Those interested in participating in the parade should submit an entry form soon after they are made available.


Parade Application

2023 Parade Route and Street Closures

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