City Plaza

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Location & Features

Watsonville’s City Plaza is located at 350 Main Street and has benches and portable restrooms available to the public.
  • 1.4 Acre Public Space
  • Portable Restrooms
  • Park Benches
  • Historically Preserved Gazebo (off-limits to public)

Programming at City Plaza

Annual programming at this park includes: Holiday in the Plaza, Music in the Plaza, 4th of July Parade and the Strawberry Festival.
  • Strawberry Festival
    Enjoy this admission-free festival featuring live entertainment, arts & crafts, delicious strawberry treats and a family-friendly carnival. For more information about sponsorship packages and fundraising opportunities for non-profit organizations, please call Israel Tirado at 768-3247 or visit
  • Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July Parade
    Come down to the City Plaza and celebrate the 4th of July at a good, old-fashioned parade! Parade entry forms are available at the PCS Customer Service Center (231 Union st) or on the parade website at . All parade entries must register prior to the parade date. No registrations will be accepted at the parade.
  • Music in the Plaza
    The Music in the Plaza concert series consists of performances on Thursday evenings through the summer. Music ranges from Banda to Tropical to Motown/R&B Top 40 to Jazz and more. 
  • Holiday in the Plaza
    This Multicultural Celebration & Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is an admission-free event open to the public. 
Holiday in the Plaza