Fairs and Festivals

Many of our Mendocino County fairs and festivals focus on food, wine, and craft beer. We also have traditional cultural festivals and celebrations of the arts and local history. There’s nothing like a small town festival to add fun and local color to your Mendocino County visit. Here’s our guide to local fairs and festivals to help you plan your visit.

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April 2018

Beyond the Fringe

April 5 @ 11:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
Partners Gallery, 335 N. Franklin St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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Free

In honor of Mendocino County’s Almost Fringe Festival, Partners artists are pushing their artistic edges further than usual. The gallery features works using solarized computer…

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Solar ‘Earth Day’ Living

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Solar Living Center, 13771 S. Hwy 101
Hopland, CA 95449 United States
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You are cordially invited to honor Earth Day at the Solar Living Center in Hopland; a 12-acre permaculture paradise! Load the kids and your…

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Chalk the Walk!

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coast Community Library, 225 Main St
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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Come get carried away as we Chalk the Walk at the Fringe Festival!  Sets of chalk will be available at the library or bring…

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Four Shillings Short – Whale and Jazz presents a Global Harmony concert with Christy Martin and Aodh Og O'Tuama

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coleman Auditorium, 46501 Old State Hwy
Gualala, United States
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$10 - $15

Four Shillings Short, the husband/wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, perform Traditional and Original music from…

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Maros Pereda – Cuban Singer / Songwriter

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
215 Main, 215 Main (also known as Hwy 1)
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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You are invited! 215 Main is proud to showcase the talents of singer/songwriter Marcos Pereda.  In the 1980s Marcos was awarded first prize in…

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Eric Wilder’s Pop-up Gallery

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Point Arena Lighthouse, 45500 Lighthouse Rd.
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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The Point Arena Lighthouse will welcome noted Kashaya Pomo artist Eric Wilder’s Pop-up Gallery in the Fog Signal Building Museum. He will display his…

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In a Different Mirror – the poetry of Sal Martinez

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Point Arena Lighthouse, 45500 Lighthouse Rd.
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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Point Arena Lighthouse is thrilled to present the poetry of Sal Martinez, a proud citizen and Tribal Council Secretary of the Manchester Band of…

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22nd Annual Legendary Boonville Beer Festival

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mendocino County Fairgrounds, 14400 Hwy.128
Boonville, CA United States
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Boonville Beer Festival or Bust!

Join the fun at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds as beer lovers from across Northern California gather to celebrate what they love the most... beer!…

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Almost Fringe Art of Motorcycle Collecting

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Zen House, 170 Main Street
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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Drop by the Zen House for “The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” to view rare, historic and collectible motorcycles.  Enjoy storewide discounts and complimentary delectable…

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Talent on the Fringe

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Arena Theater, 214 Main St.
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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$20

You are cordially invited to participate in the revival of this theater’s community talent show tradition, ‘Talent on the Fringe’ celebrates and showcases the…

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DJ Jose Ruiz presents Latin, Brazilian and Cuban tunes

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
215 Main, 215 Main (also known as Hwy 1)
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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FREE

You are officially invited to come and see the artwork of Pt Arena’s original ‘fringe’ artist, Lena Bullamore.  DJ Jose Ruiz will spin dance…

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The Foolish Fringe of Folk Music

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Caspar Shul, 15071 Caspar Rd
Caspar, CA 95420 United States
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$5 - $25

Folklorist Holly Tannen presents a concert of strange and silly American folk songs, and her own funny songs about Mendocino life. Plenty of chorus…

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Oz Farm’s Almost Fringe Tour

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oz Farm, 41601 Mountain View Rd.
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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Hidden in a quiet, private valley on one of the most pristine stretches of the scenic Mendocino Coast, Oz Farm is bordered by redwood…

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Annual ukiaHaiku Festival

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ukiah Civic Center, 300 Seminary Ave.
Ukiah, CA 95482 United States
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FREE

You are cordially invited to this celebration and competition devoted to the haiju form of poetry.  Winning haiku booklets will be sold at the event…

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Beer Bingo (Must be 21 years old to participate.)

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Pier Chowder House & Tap Room, 790 Port Road, Arena Cove
Point Arena, CA 95468 United States
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$30

You have been cordially invited to have a 'real fun afternoon' of Beer Bingo on the South Coast! Your participation fee includes beer, appetizers…

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May 2018

Cinco De Mayo

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bower Park, 38040 Old Stage Rd
Gualala, CA 95445 United States
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FREE

Action Network Presents:  Cinco De Mayo - Bower Park - Gualala: Featuring live Mariachis, dancing, mexican food, pinatas and fun for everyone!!

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72nd Annual Potter Valley Spring Festival & Rodeo

May 25 - May 28
Pottery Valley Pottery Valley, 95469 United States + Google Map
Various

Yeehaw! Saddle up those ponies and head over to Potter Valley to join friends, family, neighbors, and strangers for a fun-filled weekend packed full…

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Gualala Arts 11th Annual Fine Arts Fair

May 26 - May 27
Gualala Arts Center, 46501 Old State Hwy.
Gualala, CA 95445 United States
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FREE
Gualala Arts Fine Arts Fair

Enjoy a beautiful Memorial Day weekend on the south coast of Mendocino County at the Gualala Arts Center. Every year, the center invites local…

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Willits Community Festival and Car & Bike Show

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
FREE
Willits Community Festival and Car Show

The fun starts with a delicious hot breakfast catered by The Willits Lions Club from 7 to 10 a.m. Locals, visitors and car nuts…

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June 2018

13th Annual Mendocino Film Festival

June 1 - June 3
MFF Short Films

Marking more than a dynamic dozen years in beautiful Mendocino, the festival will feature approximately 60+ films representing more than 20 countries. The varied…

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