Things to Do

  1. Discover Watsonville

    Watsonville is located minutes from beaches, redwood forests, wine and mountain bike tours, whale watching, birding and more.

  2. Nature Center

    As part of our Conservation Outreach and Education Program, the Nature Center plays a dynamic role in educating and inspiring residents and visitors alike about our local wetlands, as well as many conservation issues and local environmental services.

  3. Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July Parade

    Find out more information for the Watsonville 4th of July Parade.

  4. "Fire in the Sky" Open House

  5. Watsonville Attractions

    Discover the many attractions that Watsonville, CA offers.

  6. Watsonville Holiday Factory Sale

    Each year Watsonville’s business community holds a factory sale.

  7. Watsonville Strawberry Festival

    The Watsonville Strawberry Festival is held annually during the first weekend in August.

  8. Wine & Mountain Bike Tours

    A number of local vendors offer wine and mountain bike tours throughout Santa Cruz County.

  9. Wetland Trails

    The Nature Center offers group visits and trail tours by appointment.