Fourth of July in Mendocino – An eclectic mix of fun, political humor and community, more than 5,000 people (five times the population of Mendocino!) line Main Street to watch the parade of floats, decorated cars, dancers, animals, kids, circus performers, musicians and more.
World’s Largest Salmon Barbecue – For over thirty years, the Salmon Restoration Association (SRA) has hosted the World's Largest Salmon BBQ to benefit the Hollow Tree Hatchery. The whole community comes together to celebrate the salmon runs on Independence Day Weekend, to support salmon fishing and raise money for our locally owned and operated hatchery on the Eel River in Mendocino County.
California Wine Tasting Championship –Along with wine and gourmet food, this Anderson Valley 2-day affair also includes international chocolate and cheese tasting contests.
Music Festival – The Mendocino Music Festival, a 15 day event, delights audiences with a wide breadth of talent and covers a multitude of musical styles including opera, chamber music, dance, blues, jazz, folk music and big band.