Everything You Need to Know About the Mendocino Music Festival

One of our favorite annual festivals, the Mendocino Music Festival, combines beautiful coastal views with amazing musical performances. You can discover a whole new side of Northern California! While you’re here, attend the many top-notch concerts that the festival offers and have the best time ever with your friends and family. Read on to find out why you must attend the Mendocino Music Festival this year and start planning your trip today!


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What to Expect at the Mendocino Music Festival


About Mendocino Music Festival

The Mendocino Music Festival is an annual event you don’t want to miss! Bring your loved ones and attend a spectacular series of performances throughout July. Established in 1986 by Berkeley artists Allan Pollack and Susan Waterfall, as well as bassoonist Walter Green, the Mendocino Music Festival offers amazing musical performances in the quaintest sites of Northern California.


Over two dozen concerts take place during the Mendocino Music Festival. Tickets for each performance are very reasonable, and some shows are free! Make sure you get your tickets in advance.


Why You Should Attend

What’s so unique about the Mendocino Music Festival is that it takes place in several locations throughout the town. Not only do you get to attend outstanding concerts, but you also can explore a wide range of venues, such as a theater and even a church! Take a look at the venue page to locate all of your favorite shows and start planning your itinerary.


Over the years, the Festival has welcomed over the years world-renowned artists such as The Calder Quartet, The Kathleen Grace Band, Alex de Grassi, The Stepcrew, Eric Bibb, and Barefoot Movement. From jazz to Celtic, opera to bluegrass, the Mendocino Music Festival has it all!


Plan a Getaway at Sea Rock Inn!

Cottage Sea Rock bed view overlooking the ocean - Mendocino Music Festival After experiencing a beautiful concert, you’ll want to keep that incredible rush going. Come back to Sea Rock Inn, a gorgeous seaside property with stunning views! Our elegant accommodations are perfect families or couples on a romantic getaway.


Book Cottage 1! Get closer to the beauty of Mendocino coast in this lovely 480-square-foot cottage. Relax with a glass of wine on your private balcony and gaze at the sunset over the ocean. Then, take a hot bath in your private bathroom and get a good night’s sleep in one of the two queen beds. Wake up the next morning to the sound of waves crashing on the shore, make yourself a hot cup of coffee, and join us in the main inn where a delicious homemade breakfast awaits!

Book your stay today at Sea Rock Inn! We look forward to hosting you.