Events on the Mendocino Coast

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Annual Events

Mendocino Music Festival

Date: July 1, 2020

Location: Mendocino

Mendocino Music Festival – Orchestra Chorus

Over two dozen concerts, from blues to bluegrass, symphonies to opera, and jazz to Celtic, packed into just over two weeks in July. The Festival presents many opportunities to support the arts while enjoying culinary delights, Mendocino hospitality, and live musical performances!

Mendocino Film Festival

Dates: May 28, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Location: Mendocino and Fort Bragg

Mendocino Film Festival Logo

Experience Spectacular Cinema in a Stunning Setting

The Fifteenth Annual Mendocino Film Festival program, featuring films fresh from Sundance,  films from SXSW, California premieres, and an array of award-winning independent and international films, all in this unforgettable destination.

Mendocino Whale Festival 2020

Dates: March 7, 2020 - March 21, 2020

Location: Mendocino, Little River and Fort Bragg

Whale Festival Logo – Mother and baby whale with redwood trees

Whale watching, educational activities, and exhibits in Mendocino Coast. Come and enjoy wine, chowder and craft beer tastings for three weekends up and down the Mendocino Coast.

21st Annual Crab, Wine, & Beer Days

Dates: January 31, 2020 - February 1, 2020

Location: Mendocino Coast


All you can eat crab feeds, crab cake cook-offs, wine competitions, cooking classes and lots of seafood!

Festival Of Lights

Dates: November 29, 2019 - December 22, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens transforms into a spectacular show of glittering color. The 10th annual Festival of Lights will run rain or shine each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from November 29 through December 22, 2019.

Mushroom Feast Mendocino

Dates: November 1, 2019 - November 10, 2019

Location: Various Addresses MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA


Mushroom dinners and cooking classes, wine, and beer pairing workshops, guided mushroom foraging, music, exhibits, something for everyone during this magical season of mushrooms!

The Mendocino Open Paint Out

Dates: September 16, 2019 - September 22, 2019


Hosted by Mendocino Art Center, a five-day Plein Air Festival with wet paint sales each day, demonstrations, presentations and lunches with an awards ceremony – public welcome!

Winesong Weekend

Dates: September 7, 2019 - September 8, 2019

Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

2017 -Winesong Event at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Walking through the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens you will eat Mendocino’s finest foods, taste wines from Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa Counties and beyond and delight in music from several groups ranging from classical to jazz to Celtic folk – the highlight being a lively charity auction – all to benefit the Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation

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