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.
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
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!
Experience Spectacular Cinema in a Stunning Setting
The Fourteenth Annual Mendocino Film Festival program, featuring 13 films fresh from Sundance, three films from SXSW, two California premieres, and an array of award-winning independent and international films, all in this unforgettable destination.
Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival
Dates: May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Location: Anderson Valley – Camp Navarro, and various Wineries along Hwy 128
A world-class three-day wine festival focusing on wines made solely from Pinot Noir grapes grown exclusively in Anderson Valley. A technical conference, social bbq, with live music in the vineyards. Grand Tasting with more than fifty wineries participating, winemakers dinners and open house in most wineries in the beautiful Camp Navarro grass meadows surrounded by majestic redwoods, oak trees, and a flowing river.
Rhododendrons Walks at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Every Saturday at 1:30 pm; Upcoming Walks: March 30, April 6, April 20, April 27 (no walk on April 13).
Welcome spring at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with a guided walk through the blooming Rhododendrons each Saturday from March 30-April 27. Take in the breathtaking beauty of more than 1,000 Rhododendrons in bloom and learn more about over 124 species of the Gardens’ signature collection.
Join the festivities this year at FEAST MENDOCINO (formerly known as the Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival). Mushroom dinners and cooking classes, wine and beer pairing workshops, guided mushroom foraging, music, exhibits, something for everyone during this magical season of mushrooms!