Fun Fall Events in Watsonville, CA

  • A little girl wearing orange and black stands next to a carved pumpkin.
From spooky stories at the lighthouse to kids games at the park, there’s something fun for everyone this time of year in Watsonville, CA. And while the kids enjoy their treats, you might want to consider finding some events even you can enjoy this season in Watsonville.

6 Great Fall Events in and Near Watsonville

Keep reading to learn more about a half dozen of the best events in and around Watsonville, including outings for adults, children, and even dogs.

13 Days of Halloween on the Wharf

The Santa Cruz Wharf turns spooky from Oct. 19 through Oct. 31, 2018 with the addition of ghostly fun on the wharf stage. You’ll also find pumpkins, a photo booth, and—on Oct. 27—zombie night. 21 Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, California

Watsonville Fall Festival

Callaghan Park is where the action is on Oct. 27, 2018 from 3 to 8 p.m. You’ll find a spooktacular afternoon filled with games, treats, a costume contest, and a bone-chilling movie to end the evening. 225 Sudden St., Watsonville, California

Point Sur Lightstation Halloween Ghost Tours

Get in on the ghostly fun Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, with a tour of the lighthouse, which ends just in time to catch the sunset. Next, you’ll head to the barn where a light buffet will be served as professional storyteller fills you in on Point Sur’s spooky history. The admission fee is a $100 donation. Highway 1 at milepost 54.1, Big Sur, California

Big Sur Food & Wine Festival

From Nov. 1 to Nov. 4, 2018, this is the place for gourmands to be. It starts with opening night under the stars—a feast prepared by some of the area’s best chefs. Other events include “Hiking with Stemware,” which is described as a “gentle hike along coastal ridges in the warmth of sunshine and wisps of cool ocean breezes at an undisclosed private property.” Your stemware, it’s promised, will never be empty. Events take place at various locations in Big Sur, California.

Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival

Head to the Monterey County Fairgrounds for a wranglin’ good time on Nov. 3, 2018 with some of the country’s best balladeers and poets. The 2018 line-up includes Jon Pardi, Midland, Corb Lund and many more. Western art and gear will also be for sale at the event. Tickets to the event start at $19. 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Monterey, California

First Annual Dog Festival by the Sea

Your four-legged friend can get in on the fun on Dec. 1, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sanctuary Beach Resort in Marina, California. You’ll enjoy brunch, learn new tricks from on-site trainers, and also have the chance to take memorable photographs in beautiful settings. Tickets start at $70. 3295 Dunes Road, Marina, California

About StorageMart

At StorageMart, we’re proud of the communities we serve—and we love to be a part of them. We’ll see you in or around Watsonville, CA for events featuring great wine, food, music, and plenty of fall fun.

About Sarah Little

Sarah Little, Marketing Director at StorageMart, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association, a non-profit group dedicated to improving the lives of children.

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