Summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to start making plans for family vacations, romantic escapades, and of course holiday getaways. There is something about summer that, no matter what our stage in life, creates a sense of nostalgia and adventure. We at Sea Rock Inn love our summer guests, and are particularly excited about those coming into town for the Mendocino 4th of July parade! This fantastic event is a boisterous celebration, lining the streets in floats, music, BBQ, brews, and more. Plan your Mendocino 4th of July getaway to our seaside bed and breakfast and discover the festivities for yourself!
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A Vibrant Celebration: The Mendocino 4th of July Parade
The Mendocino 4th of July Parade involves the coastal community in one fantastic celebration. Around 2,000 people line Main and Lansing Streets to watch the fun and festive hometown parade go by. Be sure to come early to get a good spot! This year’s event will take place on Tuesday, July 4th, and the procession will start at noon. After the Mendocino 4th of July parade, the celebrations will continue with music, BBQ, and beverages at the Kelley House. There will be cold craft beer provided by North Coast Brewery along with wine, juice, water, and some fantastic popcorn. Family fun will continue at Friendship Park, or you can make your way to the Mendocino Art Center for Jazz on the Lawn. This music-centric celebration will include dancing, BBQ, and drinks to get the party started.
Other 4th of July Festivities in Mendocino
Let’s have a look at all of the events that will be held along with the Mendocino 4th of July Parade.
World’s Largest Salmon BBQ
For us, everything starts on Saturday, July 1st at Noyo Harbor with the World’s Largest Salmon BBQ. The Northern California Coast is a spectacular destination that comes with an abundance of fish. At this 4th of July celebration, enjoy a superb menu of salmon, salad, corn on the cob, and garlic bread. There will also be live music and plenty of fishermen there to tell stories of their greatest catch. That night, there will be fireworks at Pomo Bluff Park that overlooks the ocean. Is there anything more spectacular than a fireworks display above the ocean along the Pacific Coast?
Willits Frontier Days
The following days are full of a variety of local events and attractions you won’t want to miss. One such activity is California’s oldest continuous rodeo. Food, contests, rides, horse shows, and the main event will take place over the course of three days in Willits, CA. Don’t miss out on this fun rodeo, which has been around since 1926. Talk about a long-running tradition!
Fairs, Festivals, and Fireworks!
The festivities will take place over the weekend of July 1st-2nd, 2017, at Point Arena and will include fairs, street festivals, and fireworks along with the Mendocino 4th of July parade. Don’t miss out on this wondrous long weekend celebration near the Sea Rock Inn!
Make Sea Rock Inn Your 4th of July Getaway
With so many different activities in one weekend, having a calm home base is essential. Consider staying with us at Sea Rock Inn. Our seaside B&B is exactly what you will be craving when you are exhausted after a day of celebrating. Our suites and cottages feature luxurious linens on comfortable beds that will help you drift off to sleep quickly. Then, each morning, join us for a delightful breakfast before you start your day. Contact us today and book a room with us in time for our Mendocino 4th of July Parade!