August in the Redwoods

Humboldt County Fair – Ferndale

An annual reunion for the whole County!

county-fairLive and satellite horse racing, mule racing, carnival rides and games, death defying stunts, live entertainment, competitive and interesting exhibits, plenty of livestock events, great fair-time foods, special programs, and the old-fashioned fun of a county-wide “family” reunion.

Hops in Humboldt – Fortuna

Micro-Brew Festival

In the heart of the redwoods, just off US 101, rests the Friendly City of Fortuna, the home of the biggest beer fest in Humboldt County.

Hops in Humboldt features over 35 of the best breweries from across the country. For one price you can try unlimited samples of hundreds of different micro-brews, listen to 4 bands as they rock the stage throughout the day, cruise different art and craft vendors selling everything from Humboldt clothes to local hand blown glassware and you get a cool commemorative glass to keep.

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Reggae on the River

reggaeDon’t delay in planning your pilgrimage to the  annual Reggae On The River™. Making a highly anticipated return to the festival’s original French’s Camp venue, located approximately 10 miles south of Garberville in Humboldt County, CA, reggae fans worldwide are overjoyed at the news of the festival’s homecoming.

An internationally acclaimed world music event- and the only festival known simply as “Reggae,” ROTR is the longest running reggae festival in the US and a benefit for the non-profit Mateel Community Center- and a fundraiser for many by local charities. Truly an iconic event, Reggae On The River is much more than a music festival and fans flock from around the globe to share in a weekend of camping, community, and higher vibrations on the banks of the majestic Eel River. Make your pilgrimage and come prepared to elevate your mind and be transformed by the “Happy Reggae” spirit!

The event will also offer more than 60 craft and food vendors, a lively kid zone, and a weekend full of camping, community, and irie fun on the banks of the majestic Eel River.

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