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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August 2017
FREE

35th Annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Covelo, S. Airport Rd.
Covelo, CA United States
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Admission is free and will be hosted both days by Mickey the Clown. The festival features arts and craft booths, blackberry delicacies, Mendocino County…

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September 2017
Various

Paul Bunyan Days

September 1 @ 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States + Google Map

10:30 am Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show Model Trains   2:30 pm Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show Model Trains   3 pm Walk with…

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Special Paul Bunyan Days Exhibit

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until September 4, 2017

Guest House Museum, 343 N Main Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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Paul Bunyan Days event

Stop in and see some fun artifacts from Paul Bunyan Days over the years! - A dress worn during the first event in 1939…

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Various

Paul Bunyan Days

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States + Google Map

9 am Bird Walk Whale Bones   10 am Tricycle Race (Register 9:30) Craft Fair Classic Cars Pie Sale (until gone) Whale Bones Book…

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Various

Paul Bunyan Days

September 3 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States + Google Map

9 am Logger Breakfast   10 am Craft Fair Logger Breakfast Model Trains (10:30) Book Sale Gem & Mineral Historic Steam Engines   11…

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FREE

18th Annual Point Arena Seafood & Harbor Festival

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This is an event that you don’t want to miss: a perfect setting with amazing food, stunning views, great company and all for a…

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Various

Paul Bunyan Days

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States + Google Map

10 am Gem & Mineral Model Trains (10:30) Steam Donkey Run   11 am Labor Day Parade Gem & Mineral Model Trains   12…

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$7 - $10

Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show

September 15 @ 9:00 am - September 17 @ 12:00 am
Mendocino County Fairgrounds, 14400 Hwy.128
Boonville, CA United States
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Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show

Enjoy a weekend packed full of fun for the whole family including a wild rodeo featuring buckin’ broncos, horse races, barrel racing and sheepdog trials, country music and dancing, and a colorful parade of locals on Sunday.

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Free

Mendocino Open Paint Out – A Plein Air Festival

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 24, 2017

Mendocino Art Center, 45200 Little Lake St.
Mendocino, CA 95460
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The Mendocino Art Center hosts the fifth annual Mendocino Open Paint Out, a plein air festival. The festival includes plein air painting, with wet…

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October 2017
Various

Ukiah Country PumpkinFest – Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off

October 20
Downtown Ukiah, 200 School St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
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Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off The Ukiah Country PumpkinFest is the largest street fair in Mendocino County. This annual two-day event is held each fall…

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Ukiah Country PumpkinFest – Parade @ 10am, Event begin @ 11am.

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Downtown Ukiah, 200 School St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
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Parade & Events The Ukiah Country PumpkinFest is the largest street fair in Mendocino County. This annual two-day event is held each fall in…

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Ukiah Country PumpkinFest

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Ukiah, 200 School St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
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The Ukiah Country PumpkinFest is the largest street fair in Mendocino County. This annual two-day event is held each fall in the month of…

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November 2017
Various

Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival

November 3 - November 12
family picking mushrooms

Join the fun at the Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival -- a ten-day celebration of all things fungi in Mendocino County!

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$135

MacCallum House Wild Mushroom Winemaker Dinner

November 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
MacCallum House, 45020 Albion Street
Mendocino, CA 95460 United States
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Mushroom Dinner at MacCallum House

Now in its 16th year, the annual MacCallum House Restaurant Wild Mushroom and Winemaker Dinner is serving up a six-course seasonal menu, prepared by…

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Mendocino County HomeBrew Festival
$30 - $60

Mendocino County 2017 Homebrew Festival!

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ukiah Valley Conference Center, 200 S. School St.
Ukiah, CA 95482 United States
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It is Visit Mendocino County's pleasure to introduce the inaugural Mendocino County Homebrew Festival!!! It will be a new anchor event of the Mendocino…

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$65 - $75

Pennyroyal Farm Mushroom Brunch

November 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Pennyroyal Farm, 14930 CA-128,
Boonville, CA 95415 United States
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Pennyroyal Mushroom Brunch

Embrace the flavors of Autumn with a four-course brunch prepared by our Estate Chef highlighting locally foraged fungi and seasonal farmstead flavors paired with…

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Free with Gardens admission.

SPECIAL EDITION Mushroom Walk

November 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 18220 N Highway 1
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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MCBG Mushroom Walk

Join Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden's Staff Mycologist and all around fun guy... Mario Abreu Get a jump start on the mushroom season! Join Mendocino…

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Annual BARRA of Mendocino Winemaker Dinner – Crush Italian Steakhouse

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crush Italian Steakhouse, 1180 Airport Park Blvd.
Ukiah, CA 95482 United States
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Annual BARRA of Mendocino Winemaker Dinner – Crush Italian Steakhouse

In celebration of the annual Mushroom, Wine and Beer Festival, BARRA invites you to join them for an intimate gourmet winemaker dinner at Crush…

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FREE

Kid’s Craft: Mushroom Dyeing

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E. Laurel St.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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Looking for family fun during the festival? Come to the Fort Bragg Library’s community room for this educational event!  The Library's crafts expert blends her…

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Free

Mendocino Art Center's 58th Annual Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mendocino Art Center, 45200 Little Lake St.
Mendocino, CA 95460
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In what has become a north coast tradition, 35 juried artists and craftspeople from throughout northern California and beyond exhibit original handmade artwork. The…

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