The Appleton Grill Ballroom is the perfect venue for weddings, receptions, and rehearsal dinners in Watsonville and the greater Central Coast area. We offer exceptional cuisine, remarkable service, and competitive rates all in a majestic, turn-of-the-century ballroom that turns any event into a stately affair to remember.

We are conveniently located in the heart of the historic district in downtown Watsonville with plenty of garage parking nearby, and easy access to Highway 1. Our building is on Watsonville’s Historic Register or landmarks, and dates back to 1911 when it was designed by acclaimed architect William H. Weeks for the Appleton Investment Company. The Ballroom has been fully renovated and restored making it the most elegant, historic venue available for events in Watsonville and the greater Central Coast area.

An Exceptional Wedding Venue

Your wedding guests are sure to be impressed by the luxurious grandeur of the Appleton Ballroom. The culinary experts in our kitchen will create an exquisite meal to remember. We offer a breathtaking array of unique, delicious menu items for rehearsal dinners, weddings and wedding receptions, all at affordable prices. In addition we can provide an event planning assistance to ensure your guests’ needs are taken care of through both careful planning and meticulous event-day services.
The spaces available for your wedding, wedding reception, and rehearsal dinner include:

  • Grand Ballroom – seats 200 in auditorium seating, or 150 with 9-foot round dinner tables
  • Sports Lounge – seats 100 in auditorium seating, or 50 with 9-foot round dinner tables
  • Restaurant – seats 80 in 4-top dinner tables
  • All Rooms Combined – seats 350 in combined auditorium and table top seating
  • All include a private dressing room for the bridal party

All-Inclusive Catering Services

Our rooms all include state-of-the-art sound systems, and flexible lighting options. If you’re looking for a beautiful, distinctive venue for your special day or rehearsal dinner, look no further than the Appleton Grill and Ballroom.  Our enchanting Ballroom, first-rate cuisine, and impeccable service will help complete your plans for the storybook wedding of your dreams. To learn more about our wedding services, please contact our Event Coordinator

Private & Public Event Coordinator:
Eddie –
Call: (831) 724-5555