spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer
Lodgingspacer Things to Do Restaurants Search By Town


Mendocino County appreciates its relationship with the forest and sea by celebrating their harvests! Throughout Mendocino County, restaurants, winemakers, and even the fishermen welcome locals and visitors alike to join in celebrating. Enjoy Dungeness crab by pairing with a wide variety of locally-crafted Mendocino wines during our festival.
Mendocino's Crab and Wine Days is rated one of America's Top 10 Seafood & Wine Festivals by Coastal Living Magazine you'll devour the all-you-can-eat crab feeds, winemaker's dinners, wine competitions, crab cruises, cooking classes, family-style cioppino feeds and crab cake cook off and lots of seafood! Many restaurants and Inns are celebrating with specials and events throughout the county, from the coast to the inland valleys.

Mendocino Crab, Wine and Beer Festival
Please Note: Festival may change! El Nino conditions are creating concerns about crabs.

Click for more information on All Aboard Adventures Crab Cruises.
All Aboard Adventures Crab Cruises
Join Captain Tim on the Sea Hawk. Crab & Whale Watching trips with crab demonstrations. Full crabbing trip is 4-5 hours and includes tackle and cooking of crabs. Catch up to 10 crabs per person.
Click for more information on Mendocino Art Center.
Mendocino Art Center
Juried Exhibit features their finest works of exceptionally creative, high quality, and much anticipated gallery showing with a wide spectrum of artwork, including paintings, ceramics, sculpture, collage, wearable art, photography and more...
Click for more information on CRAB & WINE EXPRESS.
Take a trip back in time on the World Famous Skunk Train from the Mendocino coast through the majestic redwood forest. It's fun for the whole family!!
Click for more information on FROM FOREST to TABLE.
JAN 2016
Explore beautiful Big River Estuary by canoe or bike and receive $20 discount on rentals . Complimentary map of the estuary with historical and contemporary photographs depicting the history of the beautiful estuary. Rent a mountain bike to explore Mendocinos trails and back roads.
Click for more information on All you Can Eat CRAB FEED!.
All you Can Eat CRAB FEED!
JAN 2016, Fort Bragg Fire House.
Includes Crab, Salad, Clam Chowder and Garlic Bread. Beer, Wine, Soft drinks, and a large array of desserts are available for sale. $50, children under 10 (with paying adult) are FREE.
Fort Bragg Fire House
141 N. Main St., Fort Bragg
707.964.3749 or 707.964.6331
Click for more information on CIOPPINO DINNER.
JAN 29, 2016 ~ Pentecost Hall, Ft Bragg
The giant Cioppino pot brims with seafood, shellfish & local Dungeness crab! Served family-style with Café Beaujolais' bread, tossed salad, dessert, Thanksgiving Coffee, bibs & plenty of napkins! Treat yourself to Mendocino County wines & North Coast Brewing Company beer in the Crabby Bar. Silent Auction & Raffle!
Click for more information on Knights of Columbus.
Knights of Columbus
JAN 29-30, Mendocino, Crown Hall
Loads of crab, plus salad, bread, wine and dessert! Live entertainment at 8:00 pm and the Grand Raffle at 9:00 pm. 6:00 pm, No Host Bar; 7:00 pm. Sells out every year, Get your tickets early.
Tickets online.
Click for more information on CRABCAKE COOK-OFF.
JAN 30, 2016 Fort Bragg
Savor crab cakes! Sip the very best of Mendocino wines! Mendocino County chefs prepare hundreds of crab cakes for your sampling pleasure. Vote your favorite Chef & Winery for the coveted Peoples' Choice Award to see how your vote matches up with the Professional Judges' Awards! Taste the best microbrews & wares from our fine food purveyors, all Made in Mendocino! Raffle, Silent & LIVE Auctions.
Click for more information on Crabulious Wine Tasting.
Crabulious Wine Tasting
JAN 30, Dennen's Victorian Farmhouse, Little River
Navarro will be pouring their exceptional wines along side Dennen's "pull out the stops" Crab Hors d'oeuvres from 5:30PM - 7PM. Overnight guests are treated to gourmet crab breakfasts brought to your room, Navarro Wine upon arrival and NO Charge for the Crabulious Wine Tasting. Call early for reservations, this event books quickly. Call (800)264-4723 and reserve your space for $25 per person.
Click for more information on Crab Feed at Little River Inn.
Crab Feed at Little River Inn
JAN 2016, Little River Inn
Don your bib and pour the wine! Join us for a traditional crab feed, complete with bib, crackers and newspaper-covered tables. The star of the menu is, of course, fresh crab brought in fresh to Noyo Harbor and served cold and cracked. Includes all you can eat sides. Seating is limited, reservations required.
Click for more information on Gualala Arts.
Gualala Arts
This vibrant art center features local art, dolphin gallery and workshops.
Live Music
Art Showings
and other great surprises
Click for more information on Mendocino Stories & Music Events.
Mendocino Stories & Music Events
Showcasing performances by local poets, writers, and musicians appearing in and around Mendocino. These community events are held in a come as you are setting with a small cover charge and lots of fun.
Click for more information on Pink Flamingo Crab Feed.
Pink Flamingo Crab Feed
This historic inn includes a lavish breakfast and full baths in every room. Selected rooms feature fireplaces, wood stoves, Jacuzzi and claw foot tubs. Ocean View Hot Tub. Fresh coffee and tea and a 5 PM complimentary glass of wine in the Ballroom! Other amenities on request. | ©1998 - 2015 | MENDOCINO, Inc.