View Current Park's Request for Proposals (RFPs)

On this page, you will find current Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs) related to the Parks and Community Services Department. To view City-wide Request for Bids (construction and public works projects), please visit our Bids & Proposal page.

Current RFPs/RFQs

Sound and Entertainment Management

The City of Watsonville is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or firms for sound and entertainment management for 2022 and 2023 City of Watsonville Special Events, including the Music in the Plaza Concert Series and Watsonville Strawberry Festival. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Work as detailed in the RFP found below. This set of services will ideally be awarded to one contractor, but may be separately awarded to multiple contractors.

Request for Proposal - Sound & Entertainment Management

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Watsonville Strawberry Festival Carnival Ride Concessionaire

The City of Watsonville is requesting proposals from carnival concession operators to provide carnival operations for the City of Watsonville’s Strawberry Festival held in Downtown Watsonville for a period of one  (1) year, with the option to renew for three (3) additional one (1) year terms.  Provisions of approved professional carnival rides and games shall maximize use of space and variety to accommodate attendees of all ages. The required services and performance conditions are described in the Scope of Work as detailed in the RFP found below. 

Request for Proposal - Strawberry Festival Carnival Ride Concessionaire 

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An electronic copy of proposals for both current RFPs is due by 5:00pm PST on Friday, April 1, 2022.  Late submittals will not be considered.  The proposals can be emailed to jessica.beebe@cityofwatsonville.org

Questions regarding both current RFPs should be submitted in writing and directed to Jessica Beebe, Parks and Community Services Recreation Supervisor, via e-mail at jessica.beebe@cityofwatsonville.org, no later than March 18, 2022. As necessary, responses to questions will be issued via an addendum and will be available on this page. The City of Watsonville reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. The City looks forward to your response to this Request for Proposals.