Have the Best Time at the Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival!

Are you looking for great ways to fill up your vacation schedule? You’ll be glad to know that Mendocino, CA, is home to plenty of fun activities and events! The Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival is the perfect example. If you want to experience Mendocino’s welcoming community and enjoy the best Northern California products, then this event is for you. Spend the day tasting local specialties and participate in fundraising at the same time! Read on to learn more about this lovely event and start planning your trip today.

View of the breakfast table looking onto the ocean


Now that the idea of visiting Mendocino this summer has formed in your mind, how about downloading our free Vacation Guide? It’s a great tool for planning your trip and finding the best local spots! Learn about gourmet restaurants in the area, quaint shops, outdoor activities, and fun events like the Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival.


What You Can Experience at the Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival


Delicious Food and a Great Community

Attending the Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival is the perfect way to spend a summer day in Mendocino. Every year at the beginning of September, it has entertained locals and tourists alike for more than two decades! The money collected during the festival has also helped fund the pier repairs and replacement!

From noon to 6 p.m. on the day of the celebration, visitors can enjoy fresh seafood and a wonderful crowd. Taste some of the best oysters you’ve ever eaten and treat yourself to an albacore kebab, abalone cakes, fish tacos, and more! The festival also offers refreshments like assorted wines, soft drinks, homemade lemonade, and beer from North Coast Brewery.

Good to Know: The festival doesn’t require any entry or parking fees.


Fun Activities

The Point Arena Seafood and Harbor Festival is ideal for families! On top of serving tasty food, the event offers a variety of activities that everyone can enjoy. If you’re a music buff, check out live performances from local talents like Ozone BBQ, Nelson Lunding Trio, and 3 Sheets to the Wind. Or, get your daily dose of creativity with the sidewalk chalk art competition. You can even watch your children have the time of their lives in the bouncy house and face painting booths!


Treat Yourself to a Restful Vacation at Sea Rock Inn

Cottage Sea Rock bed view overlooking the ocean - Mendocino Music FestivalAfter a wonderful day at the festival, relax and take it slow at Sea Rock Inn. Our B&B has everything you need for a seaside getaway. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, elegant amenities, and the relaxing atmosphere that our inn provides.

Browse our accommodations and pick your favorite! We offer guest rooms as well as suites and cottages. Cottage 4, for example, is perfect for a quiet retreat with the one you love. Sit by the fireplace with a glass of wine and gaze at the ocean on the horizon. Then, take a hot shower and slip into the queen featherbed where you can dream about all the things you saw during the day. Wake up the next morning to the sound of birds chirping and join us in the main inn where a delicious homemade breakfast awaits you!


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