Events on the Mendocino Coast

Current Events

Rhododendrons Walks at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Dates: March 30, 2019 - April 27, 2019

Time: 1:30pm

Location: Mendocino Botanical Gardens

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.

Annual Events

Mendocino Music Festival

Dates: July 7, 2018 - July 21, 2018

Mendocino Music Festival

Over two dozen concerts, from blues to bluegrass, symphonies to opera, and jazz to Celtic and African, packed into two weeks in July. July 7 to July 21, 2018. The Festival presents many opportunities to support the arts while enjoying culinary delights, Mendocino hospitality, and live musical performances!

Winesong Weekend

Dates: September 7, 2018 - September 8, 2018

Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Winesong Weekend

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 – Winesong.org for more Information.

The Mendocino Ocean & Seafood Fair

Dates: October 6, 2018 - October 31, 2018

Location: South Noyo Headlands Park

The Mendocino Ocean & Seafood Fair

Now at South Noyo Headlands Park, still with Great Food, Wine, Beer, Music, Silent Auction and Craft Fair. Chefs create their very best seafood recipes for you to taste, with an emphasis on sustainability: farm raised abalone, locally caught rock fish, uni (sea urchin), sea weed and other surprises. A carnival, fun fair, atmosphere takes over the South Noyo Headlands, and local organizations who are working to preserve and protect our Oceans and the resources are on hand to educate and inspire fair-goers.

Feast Mendocino

Dates: November 2, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Location: Mendocino County

Feast Mendocino

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!

Festival Of Lights

Dates: November 23, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Festival Of Lights

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens transforms into a spectacular show of glittering color. The 9th annual Festival of Lights will run rain or shine each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from November 23 through December 16, 2018.

Crab Feast Mendocino 2019

Dates: January 18, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Location: Mendocino Coast

Crab Feast Mendocino 2019

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

Mendocino Whale Festival 2019

Dates: March 2, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Location: Mendocino, Little River and Fort Bragg

Mendocino Whale Festival 2019

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.

Rhododendrons Walks at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Dates: March 30, 2019 - April 27, 2019

Time: 1:30pm

Location: Mendocino Botanical Gardens

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.

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Dates: May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Location: Anderson Valley – Camp Navarro, and various Wineries along Hwy 128

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

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.