Dear Gonzales community, 

We are pleased to be kicking off Gonzales’ 75th  Anniversary Celebration with a car show, food exhibition and fun and games for kids! The event will be free for all and take place on Saturday, April 2nd from 1:30PM-5:30PM along 4th ST. We hope to see you all there. Anyone interested in registering their car for the event, is encouraged to register online or stop by City Hall to pick up a registration form. 


COVID-19/ Vaccine Updates

  • Gonzales RX Pharmacy is still accepting walk-ins for, both, COVID boosters and vaccines. Monday-Friday from:  9AM-5:15 PM and Saturdays from 9AM-12PM.
  • CHWs will be conducting COVID Testing on Monday's, Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 2PM-5:00PM. For any additional questions , please call 831-290-0039 
  • Visit this site to find out about appointments or call 831-233-3447.
  • Just a reminder: Every home in the U.S is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free, orders will usually ship between 7-12 days. 
    • To order your tests log on OR by calling 1-800-232-0233 to obtain information in english and spanish. 



  •  Food
    • The Food Bank for Monterey County hosts food distributions every 3rd Thursday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at Saint Theodore’s Church.
    • Gonzales Community Food Pantry will be hosting a food distribution at 9AM on Friday (every 3rd and 4th Friday  of each month) at the Mission Annex on 4th & Day Streets.
  • Clothing
    • Gonzales Community Church Clothing Closet is open Tuesday-Thursday from 3PM to 5PM at the Mission Annex located on 4th and Day Streets. 


Gonzales Community News

  • Family, Friend, and Neighbor Program Virtual Group Meeting
    • Our associates at CAPSLO will be hosting a virtual group meeting via Zoom on March 28th and April 4th from 10AM-11AM or 6:30PM-7:30PM for family members, friends, or neighbors who provide care for children (who are not their own) ages 0-5, here, in the City of Gonzales. 
      • Attendees will learn about free support offered in Gonzales and also be entered in a raffle to win prizes. 
  • Compost Bins are available at City Hall
    • With the collaboration of Salinas Valley Recycles, we now have compost bins available! The implementation of this program helps turn our food scraps into compost that can enrich soil on our farms and in our home gardens while keeping waste out of the landfill. Anyone interested in receiving one is welcome to stop by City Hall to pick one up. 
  • Save the Dates for the 75th Anniversary Celebrations 
    • We will be kicking off the celebrations on Saturday April 2nd with a Car Show, Music and Food Trucks along Fourth ST. The Celebration will take place from 1:30PM-5:30PM.
    • Anyone interested in registering their vehicle is welcome to stop by City Hall to pick up a form or register online at:
      • There will be a $20 fee for cars and $15 for motorcycles. The cut off date to register will be on March 31, 2022

Wishing you a great rest of your week!