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  • Whale tail photo by Paul House

    Save the dates!

    Tasting delightful wines in elegant shops and galleries just steps from the dramatic Pacific Ocean cliffs. Taste delicious chowder from some of the best chefs and restaurants on the coast and enjoy craft beer from the North Coast Brewing Company.  You can experience this and much more at the Annual Mendocino Coast Whale Festivals! 

    • Mendocino Whale Festival:  Saturday, March 7th 2020
    • Little River Whale Festival:  Saturday, March 14th 2020
    • Fort Bragg Whale Festival:  Saturday, March 21st 2020


    Tickets will be on sale starting in November 2019 through Brown Paper Tickets, at the Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce at 217 S. Main St., Fort Bragg or by calling 1-707-961-6300.  You can also visit the festival link of your choice below and click the ticket links available. 

  • Congratulations to the 2019 Chowder Competition Winners!

    Mendocino Whale Festival

    First Place: North Coast Brewing Company
    Second Place:  Brewery Gulch Inn
    Third Place:  Harvest Market

    Fort Bragg Whale Festival

    First Place: Angelina's Bar & Grille
    Second Place:  North Coast Brewing Company
    Third Place:  Harvest Market

  • Mendocino Whale Festival Mendocino Whale Festival

    March 2 & 3, 2019
    Wine & Beer Tasting - Chowder Tasting - Wildlife Art Exhibit. More Info >>

  • Little River Whale Festival Little River Whale Festival

    March 8-10, 2019
    Lodging Specials - Whale Watching Walks - Sea Cave Kayak Tours. More Info >>

  • Fort Bragg Whale Festival Fort Bragg Whale Festival

    March 16 & 17, 2019
    Beer & Wine Tasting - Chowder Tasting - 5k/10k Run. More Info >>