Drop what you’re doing! Now is the time to make plans for your Independence Day vacation. If you don’t have anything lined up yet, don’t panic; we have the perfect destination for you. The Mendocino 4th of July Parade is a highly-anticipated event that features decorated floats, live performances, BBQ, brews, and so much more! It’s the perfect place to spend quality time with your loved ones and celebrate one of the best days of the year. Read on to learn more about the parade and start planning your trip today!
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What Can You Expect at the Mendocino 4th of July Parade?
The Mendocino 4th of July Parade showcases the best of our coastal community. Each year, nearly 2,000 people line Main and Lansing Streets to experience this fun and festive event. Be sure to come early to get a good spot! After the parade, the celebrations continue with music, food, and beverages. You can even have some family fun at Friendship Park or make your way to the Mendocino Art Center for Jazz on the Lawn.
Other 4th of July Festivities in Mendocino
World’s Largest Salmon BBQ
Experience the World’s Largest Salmon BBQ! The Northern California Coast is a spectacular destination with an abundance of fish, and during this 4th of July celebration, you can enjoy salmon, salad, corn on the cob, and garlic bread. There will also be live music and plenty of fishermen telling stories about their greatest catch. At night, marvel at the fireworks at Pomo Bluff Park. There’s nothing better than a spectacular fireworks display over the Pacific Ocean!
Willits Frontier Days
The days following 4th of July are filled with local events and attractions you don’t want to miss. One such activity is Willits Frontier Days, California’s oldest continuous rodeo. Food, contests, rides, horse shows, and the main event take place over the course of three days in Willits, CA.
Make Sea Rock Inn Your 4th of July Getaway
With so many events to attend in one weekend, having a calm home base is essential. Consider staying at the beautiful Sea Rock Inn! Our seaside B&B has everything you’ll need to relax after a long day of celebrating. Simply browse our suites and cottages and pick your perfect accommodation! Each features luxurious linens and comfortable beds that will help you drift off to sleep quickly. Wake up in the morning to the sound of waves crashing in the distance and join us for a delicious breakfast in the main inn!
Book your stay today at Sea Rock Inn and have the best 4th of July of your life. We look forward to hosting you!