Parking

Downtown Parking


Welcome! Parking in downtown Watsonville is convenient and friendly. The downtown parking map will guide you in finding the most convenient locations to park if you are a first-time visitor, a long-time resident, or an employee working in the downtown area.

Information about downtown parking may be found in the Parking Brochure (PDF).

Parking Permits


Parking permits can be purchased at the Finance Department, 250 Main Street, Watsonville, CA. For more information, please call 831-768-3455.
Downtown Parking Lots Map
Vehicles displaying a valid City of Watsonville parking permit are allowed to exceed time limits of permitted lots. For your convenience there are a total of 7 parking lots downtown that allow permitted parking.

Parking Permit Fees


  • Annual - $280
  • Monthly - $30
  • Daily (Civic Plaza Parking garage only) - $5

Parking Lots


All parking lots have free, unlimited parking on weekends and holidays. If you have a parking lot question, please contact 831-768-3455.

Parking Lot Information

Lot Name & Map
Location Limit & Fees Max Occupancy Times Available
Lot 1: Civic Plaza Parking Garage
275 Main Street
2 hours free
$5 all day
460 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 2: Cooper Lot
Brennan Street
1 hours 10 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 3: Paseo Plaza
Alexander Street
2 hours 65 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 4: Resetar Lot
Main Street
1 hour & 2 hours
free (as posted)
$5 all day
40 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 5: West Beach Street Parking Garage
West Beach Street
3 hours 213 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 6: Rider Lot
West Lake Avenue
3 hours 63 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 7: Solorio Lot
East Fifth Street
3 hours 29 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 9: Marinovich Lot
Union and Alexander Street
2 hours 10 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 10: Mello Lot
Main and Union Street
3 hours 19 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 11: City Hall on Main Street
Main Street
1 hour & 2 hours
free (as posted)
$5 all day
40 Monday - Sunday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 12: City Hall on Union Street
Union Street
1 hour 10 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 14: Dufor Lot
2nd Street and Rodriguez Street
2 hours 45 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 15: Jefsen Lot
East Lake Avenue
3 hours 46 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lot 16: Masonic Lot
Maple Avenue and Union Street
3 hours 15 Monday - Sunday
9 a.m. - 8 p.m.