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Watsonville is in the center of the Pajaro Valley, an agricultural area of the county, which produces top crops including strawberries, raspberries and leafy greens. The city hosts the annual Strawberry Festival during the summer and a holiday festival downtown at the city plaza in the winter.

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Valley Inn

970 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076

Mexican Restaurants

El Frijolito Restaurant

11 Alexander St, Watsonville, CA 95076

American Restaurants

Mountain Mike's Pizza

1417 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Since beginning, the idea has been simple - provide high quality and custom made food using only the freshest and finest ingredients available!


Open Studios Art Tour 2016 Magazine

A co-production of Arts Council Santa Cruz County and Good Times.  Open Studios Art Tour is your opportunity to explore creativity in Santa Cruz County. For 31 years, our goal has been simple: connect artists with people who love art. For the first three weekends in October, artists from the redwoods to the bay open…

Mexican Restaurants

Taqueria Mi Tierra

1471 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Economy Hotels

Best Western Plus Rose Garden Inn

740 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Mexican Restaurants

Cilantros Parrilla Y Cantina

1934 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Oyster Happy Hour. Fajita Happy Hour. LIve Rock and Roll Champagne Brunch. Margarita Mayhem

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Americas Best Value Inn Watsonville

781 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

Only 10 minutes to the beach! This Watsonville hotel is a great find for casual travelers looking for peace and quiet. Located between the beautiful beach city of Monterey, California and the exciting attractions and mountains of the Santa Cruz area, this

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Days Inn Watsonville

1620 W Beach St, Watsonville, CA 95076


Halloween Events in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz can be pretty weird (in a good way), so it shouldn’t come as a suprise that the locals pull out all the stops for Halloween. Case in point: the myriad of spook-tacular events happening between now and All Hallow’s Eve. Between carnivals, parades, and more costume contests than you can shake a broomstick…


Santa Cruz Gives

If you’ve attended an arts event, adopted a pet or even just walked on a clean beach, you’ve very likely encountered the work of a local nonprofit. We often don’t see all the things they do for us, but one thing is certain: Santa Cruz County wouldn’t be the same without them. Santa Cruz Gives is…


Santa Cruz Latest News – Dec. 1, 2015

With local housing prices continuing to rise, housing is an issue that impacts all county residents. The Santa Cruz County Planning Department will hold a series of public meetings to finalize its Housing Element, a plan to assure the adequate supply of housing to meet the needs of county residents. Available online, the plan includes:…

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