Spirit of Watsonville 4th of July Parade
Parade Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023 | Jueves, 4 de julio
Start Time: 12:30 PM | Desfile Empezara a las 12:30 PM
Location: Historic Downtown Watsonville, California | Centro Historico de Watsonville
Interested in participating in this year's parade? Applications now open!
Please read the general parade guidelines. Respond early to be considered for placement in our parade.
Early entry fee deadline: May 26, 2023
Late entry fees effective: May 27- June 6, 2023
Parade Theme: Stars, Stripes, and Strawberries
Parade Route: .8 miles
Anticipated Attendance: 15,000
Parade entries: Required to be entertaining, creative, and exciting. Participate with a float, push float, band, colorful costumes, uniformed attire, drill, dance team, or comical routines, etc. Think out of the box! All parade entries will be selected based on how well they plan their presentations around the Parade theme.
Parade organizers will approve applicants. Notification of acceptance will be emailed.