Psst, In-the-Know Events

No need to Google, “what’s going on in the redwoods”… we have all the answers here!  We have chosen some well known events, Reggae on the River and the Marathon, others are more hometown favorites.  From northern to southern Humboldt, our team has all your interests and desired experiences on our list.  We have provided links to the websites for updates and detailed information. 

Summer in the Redwoods

  • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

    Redwood Run

    Kiwanis Original Redwood Run The Best Old School Biker Rally in the West All motorcycles welcome. There is something for everyone at the Redwood Run.

    • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

      Arcata Main Street Oyster Festival

      Oyster Festival Arcata Main Street Oyster Festival has become a tradition for local restaurateurs, executive chefs, and caterers to show off their culinary skills by preparing oysters in every imaginable way.

      • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

        Humboldt Crabs

        Humboldt Crabs Baseball Founded in 1945, the Humboldt Crabs are the oldest continuously-operated summer collegiate baseball team in the country.

        • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

          Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo

          Three days of free admission, with cars, cars, and more cars! Experience this great family event and enjoy the Cruise, the Swap Meet, the Artisans Faire.

          • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

            Fortuna Rodeo

            It’s not just the raging bulls and courageous cowhands; the Fortuna Rodeo is a week-long family festival with something for everyone.

            • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

              Humboldt County Fair

              Ferndale An annual reunion for the whole County!Live and satellite horse racing, mule racing, carnival rides and more!

              • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                Micro-Brew Festival

                In the heart of the redwoods, just off US 101, in our Friendly City of Fortuna, the home of the biggest beer fest in Humboldt County. Hops in Humboldt features over 35 of the best breweries from across the country.

                • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                  Reggae on the River

                  An internationally acclaimed world music event- and the only festival known simply as “Reggae,” Reggae on the River is the longest running reggae festival in the US and a benefit for the non-profit Mateel Community Center- and a fundraiser for many by local charities.

                  Spring in the Redwoods

                  • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                    The Fray in Ferndale

                    The Fray in Ferndale is an HO slot car race. Started in 1991, this race was as an invitational between local clubs to race slot cars. The Fray began in 1997 and has drawn participants from the East Coast and beyond!

                    • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                      Foggy Bottom Milk Run

                      Come run through the Farmlands of Ferndale. Three different course all end on Main Street in Ferndale. A family run, sponsored by the Six Rivers Running Club, features a 2-mile, 4-mile and 10-mile course.

                      • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                        California Daffodil Show

                        The annual Daffodil Show happens at the River Lodge in Fortuna in March. Hosted by the Fortuna Garden Club, this very popular flower show has free admission and something for everyone who enjoys the beauty of daffodils.

                        • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                          Marbled Godwit

                          This shorebird comes to the Humboldt Bay, as part of its migration, and numbers in the thousands. But this festival is also about all the many birds and the beauty that the Redwood Coast has to offer.

                          • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                            Audubon Birdwalk

                            On the third Saturday of every month a guided tour takes place at the Southern Humboldt Community Park in Garberville. Walks start at 8 am and are lead by an experienced volunteer.

                            • The Redwood Riverwalk, A Boutique Motel

                              Fortuna Concert Series

                              The Fortuna Concert Series is an eight-performance event that continues through the winter and spring. These professional musical programs feature talented local groups and individuals, as well as nationally and internationally known performers.