Author Archives: Jesse

Reggae on the River

Every year thousands of people come to Humboldt County to attend Reggae on the River, a 3-day festival of performances from the most renowned Reggae artists in the world. Reggae on the river has been a Humboldt County pastime for 30 years and counting. Located in the heart of the Redwoods on the Eel River at Richardson Grove near the Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Reggae on the River is one of the most majestic reggae festivals in the world. Read More

Kinetic Grand Championship

Humboldt County is home to the Kinetic Grand Championship, a 3-day race along California’s Redwood Coast from Arcata to Ferndale. Racers compete for glory in a variety of people-powered kinetic contraptions, pedaling along roads, the beach… even through the Humboldt Bay! The Kinetic Grand Championship is held every year on Memorial Day Weekend. The Kinetic Grand Championship is a 3-day, 42-mile bicycle race over land, sand, mud and water. Many refer to the Kinetic Grand Championship as the “Triathlon of the Art World.” Read More

Humboldt Bay Oyster Festival

Every year in June, the Humboldt Bay Oyster Festival draws around 10,000 to Arcata in the month of June. Oyster lovers come from near and far. This annual event is a Humboldt County tradition. Taste raw and barbecued oyster creations from dozens of local chefs, restaurants and vendors. Come sample an amazing array of oysters and non-oyster dishes. The Oyster Festival features food, live music, a kid’s area, vendors of all kinds, and award-winning microbrews and wine. Read More

Humboldt Film Festival

Known as the world’s oldest student-run film festival, the Humboldt Film Festival is an established attraction on the Redwood Coast. This unique festival happens the third week in April every year for nearly the past five decades. This is great opportunity to see independent filmmakers to make their statement. The Humboldt Film Festival provides a home for international filmmakers to showcase their visions, as well as the venue for all of us to explore the power of film. Read More

Godwit Days

The Godwit Days is a fun filled festival that features a variety of activities. Birders come from all around to attend many exiting workshops and take birding field trips. Activities at the Godwit Days include: fascinating and educational lectures by acclaimed authors and naturalists, birding trips to view species in their natural habitats, kayaking trips and boat excursions, and many more. Read More

Kinetic Grand Championship

Humboldt County is home to the Kinetic Grand Championship, a 3-day race along California’s Redwood Coast from Arcata to Ferndale. Racers compete for glory in a variety of people-powered kinetic contraptions, pedaling along roads, the beach… even through the Humboldt Bay! The Kinetic Grand Championship is held every year on Memorial Day Weekend. Read More

Avenue of the Giants Marathon

The Avenue of the Giants Marathon has a marathon runner’s gem on the Redwood Coast for over 42 years. Runners from all over the country gather on the first Sunday of May every year two run one of the most beautiful Marathon, half-marathon, and 10k in the world! Surrounded by giant redwoods, runners at the Avenue of the Giants Marathon enjoy the freshest air and one-of-a-kind scenery. Read More

Redwood Coast Jazz Festival

For decades, the Redwood Coast Jazz Festival has been a North Coast tradition. Four fun filled days of dancing, dining, nonstop beverages, and of course…. Jazz Music! This event takes place on the last weekend of March every year, right here throughout the beautiful town of Eureka, CA! Read More

GOLF IN THE REDWOODS

Enjoy 18 holes of golf in the heart of the redwoods at Humboldt County’s premier private club, Baywood Golf and Country Club, which was voted #1 golf course in the North Coast. Read More

REDWOOD CANOPY ZIPLINE TOUR

Nurture your adventurous side during your visit to the Redwood Coast. The North Coast Adventure Centers is the area’s leader in guided outdoor adventures. We’ll set up a Redwood Canopy Tour with them for you and your partner to venture 70 to 100 feet up into Read More