CRAB, WINE & BEER FEST
JANUARY 20-29, 2017 ~ MENDOCINO COUNTY
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 crab and seafood specialties with pairings of a wide variety of locally-crafted Mendocino wines during this popular 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.
JAN 20-29, 2017 | Mendocino Crab, Wine and Beer Festival
All Aboard Adventures
THRU FESTIVAL ~ NOYO HARBOR
Join Captain Tim on the Sea Hawk for whale watching and sport fishing. Sunset, weddings and specialty cruises are our specialty! Plus Karaoke on the Bay Cruises
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!!
FROM FOREST to TABLE
Explore beautiful Big River Estuary by canoe Complimentary map of the estuary with historical and contemporary photographs depicting the history of the beautiful estuary. Rent a mountain bike to explore Mendocino's trails and back roads.
Crab-Free four-course prix fixe menu includes: Oyster Mushroom Clam Chowder, Crab-less Louie, Crab-less cakes with oven baked fries, and Chocolate Mint Ganache for dessert.
JAN 20-29 | Crab at Little River Inn Restaurant
Little River Inn, Little River
Fresh cracked crab every day! For breakfast or dinner, join the friendliest staff on the coast for creative crustacean delicacies, local wines and beers
JAN 20 | CRAB FEED - Reservations required
JAN 21-22 | Barrel Tasting 101
Highway 101 in Mendocino County
Partake the future releases of the fine wines of Hopland, Ukiah and Redwood Valley with food and fun in all participating wineries. Tickets entitle you to a commemorative wine glass, and tastings of wines straight from the barrel, with delectable food pairings.
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...
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
A garden for all seasons! Protected from winter winds, our trails take visitors through canopies of budding magnolia trees and vibrant camellia blooms. Stroll along paths lined with early-blooming rhododendrons and rolling hills of heathers. Discover our hidden treasurewild mushrooms speckling the ground as you
Liquid Fusion Kayaking
We are an owner-operated instructional kayak company on the Mendocino Coast and thrive on sharing our love of the outdoors with others. Let us share the magic of kayaking with you, your family and friends.
JAN 27 | Cioppino Dinner
Pentecost Hall, Ft Bragg
The giant Cioppino pot brims with seafood and shellfish. 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!
JAN 27 -28| All you can eat Crab
Crown Hall, Mendocino
Enjoy this big crab feed and entertainment on the coast! All you can eat crab, plus salad, bread, wine, and dessert! Get your tickets early because this event sells out every year. Live entertainment at 8:00PM and Grand Raffle at 9:00PM. $55 for everything.
Go online to reserve your ticket.
JAN 27-28 | Mendocino Theater Co.
"The Story of the Blues"
A Multi Media Musical: From heartaches to hard times, deep emotions have always been expressed in the blues. This music was born from the songs of slaves in the fields. As Blues musicians moved throughout the country - variations evolved culminating with mainstream acceptance during the British Invasion of the 1960s.
JAN 28-29 | SYMPHONY Winter Concert
Cotton Auditorium, Ft. Bragg
The symphony brings a wide range of classical music to audiences on the Mendocino Coast. The program for this concert will include: Weber: Overture to Oberon, Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, feat. Livia Sohn, violin and Sharon Wei, viola, Sibelius: Symphony No. 5.
JAN 28 | Crabulious Wine Tasting
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.
JAN 28 | All-you-can-eat CRAB FEED!
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. $75, 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
JAN 28 | Crab Cake Cook-Off & Wine Tasting Competition
Mendocino Chefs craft thousands of Cakes for your sampling pleasure!
Sip with wines from America's Greenest Wine Region. Taste local fine foods & beverages -
all Made in Mendocino!
Vote your favorites for the People's Choice Awards. How will the Professional Judges Vote?
Prestigious Wine Auction.
LIVE Auction with great get-aways.
Silent Auction. Raffle.
This vibrant art center features local art, dolphin gallery and workshops.
and other great surprises