Why You Should Go to the Mendocino Whale Festival

People tend to forget how big and diverse the state of California is, and the Northern Coast is one of the most beautiful areas you can ever witness. This is particularly true during whale watching season. The Mendocino Whale Festival is a marvelous way to experience the beauty of the area in a fun and exciting atmosphere! Held every March, the festival gives visitors the opportunity to observe majestic whales in their natural element and also provides delicious food and wine tastings. Don’t wait another minute; treat yourself to an unforgettable experience at the Mendocino Whale Festival and have the California getaway of your dreams at Sea Rock Inn!

If you like the Mendocino Whale Festival, you are going to love all the other activities around Sea Rock Inn! Download our free Vacation Guide and get our top recommendations for fun outdoor adventures, exciting events, gourmet restaurants, and more. Have the time of your life in Northern California and start planning your stay at Sea Rock Inn!

Have a Whale of a Good Time at the Mendocino Whale Festival


One of the Most Anticipated Events of the Year

The Mendocino Whale Festival is a wonderful occasion to visit the region. Not only is this event much loved by the locals, it also offers a mind-blowing spectacle that only a few people get the chance to witness. Indeed, the Mendocino Coast witnesses the migration of more than 20,000 California gray whales every year. They travel from Alaska to the hot waters of the Baja Peninsula, and the journey is truly breathtaking. Experience the power of Mother Nature as these impressive sea creatures spout and dive, continuing their journey down south.

Tasty Food and Fun Activities

As you get lost in the beauty of this unique setting, enjoy tasting delicious California wines and fantastic local food! The Mendocino Whale Festival is a unique event because it provides an experience rather than just a show. Dive into the Northern California culture as you get a taste of some of the best chowders in town. Add a glass of wine from over a dozen local wineries, or, if you prefer beer, try of one the craft brews from North Coast Brewing Company.

Mendocino Whale Watching Season at Sea Rock Inn

Whale watching is a common pastime here in Mendocino County, especially in December and March. Experience whale watching like never before at Sea Rock Inn with our special Whale Festival Bundles! These packages include tickets to the Mendocino Festival or the Fort Bragg Festival and give guests the opportunity to enjoy wine, chowder, and craft beer as they explore the coast.


Have an Exciting Weekend at Sea Rock Inn!

Mendocino Whale FestivalAfter spending a fun day at the Mendocino Whale Festival, come home to a comfortable room at Sea Rock Inn. Our cozy accommodations are the perfect place to rest and admire stunning ocean views right from your bed. Book one of our Junior Suites and lay next to the wood-burning Franklin fireplace with a glass of wine. Then, slip into a complimentary robe and lay in a beautiful queen bed. Wake up the next morning to the sound of the waves crashing on the rocky shore and enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast. You’ll love our fresh scones, raspberry-filled croissants, and sun-dried tomato and spinach quiche!

Book your stay today and get ready to live an unforgettable California adventure at Sea Rock Inn!