Best Memorial Day Weekend Getaways in California: Humboldt Kinetic Art Triathlon

Humboldt County’s Kinetic Grand Championship is one of the 9 Best Memorial Day Weekend Getaways in California. Founded by metal sculptor Hobart Brown in 1969, the 50th Humboldt Kinetic Grand Championship will be held May 25-27, 2019, along the Redwood Coast. … Continue reading

Humboldt Christmas Events: Lighted Trucker + Tractor Parades

Highlights of the Christmas holiday season in Humboldt County are three famous Christmas lighted trucker and tractor parades, plus spectacular lighted tree displays. You may come for a parade, but don’t miss all the other great musical and theatrical holiday … Continue reading

Humboldt County Holiday Events: Music Theater Shopping 2018

Humboldt County’s Redwood Coast welcomes the holiday season with the sounds and sparkling lights of Christmas the weekend of November 30-December 2, 2018, and Christmas events continue through December. Staying at The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel in Fortuna, means you’re close … Continue reading

Fortuna Christmas 2017: Holiday Lights Music & Home Tour

Visitors to Fortuna can join in its holiday festivities throughout December. Main Street is aglow with holiday lights each evening, and the Christmas Electric Light Parade will add the spectacle of vehicles decorated in thousands of holiday lights on Friday, … Continue reading

Fortuna Eureka and Ferndale Lighted Truck Parades

Northern California leads the nation in Lighted Truck Parades, and visitors to Humboldt can enjoy these spectacles in Fortuna on Friday, December 8, 2017, Eureka on Saturday, December 9, 2017,as well as a Lighted Tractor Parade in Ferndale’s Victorian Village … Continue reading

Ferndale CA Victorian Christmas Celebrations

If you’re looking to getaway for an old-fashioned Christmas in California, head for Ferndale’s Victorian Village, less than 10 miles away from the Redwood Riverwalk Hotel in Fortuna. Ferndale’s holiday season kicks off on Thanksgiving weekend with the premiere of … Continue reading

Halloween Stories – Haunted Places in Eureka and Ferndale

As Halloween approaches, some guests may wonder about spirits of early Californians that may linger near Fortuna. While none reside at The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel, there are stories about ghosts who haunt Ferndale, Scotia, Samoa, and Eureka. Here are just … Continue reading

CA North Coast’s 2017 Eureka Crab Celebration

Attention seafood lovers! January is a quiet time to explore the Redwoods, but you’ll find plenty of action in nearby Eureka, CA, as boats unload their bountiful catches of Dungeness Crab. January’s highlight is the Eureka Crab Celebration that “shell-abrates” … Continue reading