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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

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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…

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Home & Garden Event Calendar 2017

If you have a set of green thumbs, or just want to enjoy the laborious fruits of those who do, be sure to mark your calendars for these home and garden events taking place this spring and summer in Santa Cruz County.   4/29 Farm & Garden Spring Plant Sale This year’s annual Spring plant…

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Days Inn Watsonville

1620 W Beach St, Watsonville, CA 95076

Mexican Restaurants

El Frijolito Restaurant

11 Alexander St, 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

Bars

Corralitos Brewing Company

2536 Freedom Boulevard, Watsonville, CA 95076

Taproom located in Corralitos, Calif. The taproom brews its own handcrafted ales.

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!

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Best Western Plus Rose Garden Inn

740 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

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Thinking Outside the Box: Artists Give Signal Boxes A Makeover

What started as a graffiti removal program has blossomed into one of the County’s most beloved artistic endeavors. One by one, traffic signal boxes are getting artistic makeovers. The Santa Cruz County Parks Department’s Outside the Box (OTB) program has employed more than a dozen local artists to beautify otherwise dull utility boxes. They are…

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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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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…

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