Santa Cruz County Fair: September 15-19, 2021


Ride METRO to the Santa Cruz County Fair at the Watsonville Fairgrounds, September 15-19. Round trips of a special “Route 79 County Fair” route will depart on the hour from Watsonville Transit Center (WTC), depart the Fairgrounds at :25, and arrive back at WTC at :45.


METRO booth setup at the County Fair displaying a scarecrow bus driver and haystack in front of a METRO bus


Fair Service Hours:

  • Wednesday-Friday: 12pm-10pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 10am-10pm


The route to the fair runs from WTC to West Lake, Rodriguez, West Beach, Lincoln, Hushbeck, East Lake, and College to the County Fairgrounds. The return trips will run from the County Fairgrounds, to East Lake, Hushbeck, East Beach, Lincoln, East Lake, and Rodriguez to WTC.


The Paracruz service area will be extended to cover service to the Fair.


METRO will operate a booth at the fair in the First Responders section. We will be offering giveaways to fair goers who visit our booth. We look forward to seeing you there.


See more information on our News Bulletins page


See printable schedule and list of stops for Weekday and Weekend County Fair Service.