Events on the Mendocino Coast

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Annual Events

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

Visit – for more Information.

Art in the Gardens

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 11:00 - 5:00

Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens - 18220 North Highway 1 Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Art In The Gardens 2018 dahlia garden

Mendocino Music Festival

Dates: July 13, 2019 - July 27, 2019

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 30, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Location: Mendocino and Fort Bragg

Mendocino Film Festival Logo

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

PINOT In the Redwoods Poster – 2019

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

Dates: March 30, 2019 - April 27, 2019

Time: 1:30pm

Location: Mendocino Botanical Gardens

Rhododendron Maesie – 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.

Mendocino Whale Festival 2019

Dates: March 2, 2019 - March 17, 2019

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.

Crab Feast Mendocino 2019

Dates: January 18, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Location: Mendocino Coast

Winter Feast Mendocino logo – Crab

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

Feast Mendocino

Dates: November 2, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Location: Mendocino County

Feast Mendocino Logo -2018

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!