IMPORTANT Travel Updates:
August 31, 2021

Planning to visit Humboldt County?
Here is some important information to ensure your trip is SAFE, stress-free and enjoyable:

Traffic Delays - Last Chance Grade:
If you are traveling north to Crescent City or south into Humboldt, expect 30-minute traffic delays on Hwy 101 south of Crescent City, Del Norte County. For updated information visit: https://lastchancegrade.com/schedule

Wildfires:
For public safety, the USDA Forest Service has announced the TEMPORARY CLOSURE of nine National Forests throughout California from August 30 through September 17.

Six Rivers National Forest in eastern Humboldt County has been closed.
These means no hiking or camping through Sept 17 anywhere in Six Rivers National Forest.
https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd949147.pdf

As of September 8th, the Knob Fire burning in the vicinity of Willow Creek is at 2,798 acres and 52 percent contained.

If planning to travel on HWY 299, please check the CalTrans website for the most recent road conditions: https://roads.dot.ca.gov

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Annual Events In Humboldt County

JANUARY
Arcata Marsh New Year's Day Walk
Bowl of Beans

FEBRUARY
Clam Beach Run
Inked Hearts Tattoo Expo
Firemen's Games
Academy Awards Red Carpet Gala

MARCH
Aleutian Geese Fly-off
Zero 2 Fierce - International Women's Day
Perilous Plunge into Humboldt Bay
Foggy Bottoms Milk Run
Daffodils by the River Flower Show

APRIL
California Indian Big Time & Social Gathering
Godwit Days
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Humboldt International Film Festival
Humboldt Orchid Society Show
Rhododendron Parade
Dolbeer Steam Donkey Days
 

MAY
Spring Wildflower Show & Native Plant Sale
Avenue of the Giants Marathon
Humboldt State Commencement
College of Redwoods Commencement
Remote-abaga Ball
Kinetic Grand Championship
Pony Express Days

JUNE
Redwood Run
Pony Express Days
Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Portuguese Holy Ghost Festival
Bicycle Tour of the Unknown Coast
Summer Arts & Music Festival 2021!
Fortuna City-wide Yard Sale 
Art & Wine in the Park
Arcata Oyster Festival
Trinidad Fish Festival
Rodeo in Redwoods
Best of Humboldt Fair

JULY
4th of July Celebrations Countywide
Sand Sculpture Festival
Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Dell'Arte Baduwa't Festival
Fireworks in Fortuna July 3rd
4th of July Eureka Street Fair & Fireworks                
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks in Ferndale 
4th of July Jubilee in Arcata
Fortuna Rodeo Week
Orick Rodeo
Humboldt Folklife Festival
Annie-Mary Day & the Blue Lake Parade
All Bike Shootout
AutoExpo Fortuna

AUGUST
Eureka’s Annual Street Art Festival
Humboldt Crabs Baseball
Humboldt Bay Marathon
Buddy Brown Blues Festival
Wildwood Days
Woofstock
Lantern Floating Ceremony
Bridgefest - UFO Festival
Humboldt County Fair
Hops in Humboldt
Bigfoot Days Celebration

SEPTEMBER
Dell'Arte Mad River Festival 
Taste of the Cove
North Coast Open Studios
Cruz N Eureka
Ferndale Concours
Natural Fiber Fair
Bargain Lovers Weekend
North Country Fair
Eureka Fringe Festival
Redwood Coast Music Festival
Roll on the Mattole

OCTOBER
Wine by the Sea
Pastels on the Plaza 
Avenue of the Giants Marathon
Prairie Creek Redwoods 5K Run/Walk
Humboldt Sponsors Annual Rummage Sale
Medieval Festival of Courage
Apple Harvest Festival
Eureka Heritage Society Home Tour
Taste of Orthodoxy - Ethnic Food and Dance Festival 
Redwood Art Association - Open Paint Out
Loleta Antique Show
Redwood Pride Celebration
Hoptoberfest
Humboldt Redwoods Marathon
Haunted Kinetic Lab of Horrors
Trick-or-Treat Downtown & Old Town Eureka
Eureka Halloween Carnival
Grave Matters & Untimely Departures
Trick or Treating on the Plaza

NOVEMBER
Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir Harvest
Fig Twig Holiday Market
Against the Wind
Veterans Day Observance
Holiday Craft Faire
HBMS Mushroom Fair
Blessing of the Fleet
Arcata Marsh Thanksgiving Day Walk
Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk
Santa Arrives in Old Town
Snowball Drop

DECEMBER
Lighting of the Tallest Living Christmas Tree
Christmas Celebration in Song
Garberville Lighted Truck Parade
Candlelight Walk in the Redwoods
Eureka Symphony Holiday Concert
Humboldt Artisans Crafts & Music Festival
Winter Arts Faire – Mateel
Electric Lighted Truck Parade
Trucker's Christmas Parade
Lighted Tractor Parade
Southern Humboldt’s Small Town Christmas

Bride and Groom in the Redwoods
Romance Specials
Get Married in the Redwoods