Special Events


Avenue of the Giants: Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k Run

The Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 10k run takes place on May 5th, 2019.

Sherwood Forest Motel partners with local shuttle companies to provide shuttle service to/from the race for an additional charge. Contact us at marketing@sherwoodforestmotel.org, or visit our reservation page for more information.

Registration information for the marathon can be found here: https://avenueofthegiants.enmotive.com/events/register/2019-avenue-of-the-giants-marathon

Hospice Spring Gala Fundraiser May 11th 7pm

Hospice of the Redwoods Spring Gala Fundraiser

Hospice care focuses on quality of life and makes comfort a priority for your loved ones. Join us on May 11th at 7th at Redwood Playhouse for the annual Spring Gala Fundraiser - this year will be themed, "Life is a Cabaret."


Summer Arts & Music Festival

Join us for the 43rd annual Summer Arts & Music Festival at Benbow State Recreation Area

June 1st & 2nd, 2019

Tickets available thru EventBrite here

Redwood Run June 7th & 8th at Richardson Grove Campground

Redwood Run - June 7th & 8th at Richardson Grove Campground

Each year we host family and friends, BBQ'ing in the parking lot, and taking a ride thru the Avenue of the Giants - stay with us to experience a great time!

Register online at http://tuccycle.org/ thru June 5th

Tour of the Unknown Coast - June 8th

For cycling enthusiasts, this beautiful route through the redwoods features smooth pavement and significantly less climbing than the traditional century ride. Offering 100 miles, 100K, 50 mile, 22 mile and 8 mile rides to suit every taste.

Register online at http://tuccycle.org/ thru June 5th


4th of July Fireworks Show

Sherwood Forest is proud to be the motel of choice for Pyro Spectaculars, the organization responsible for putting on the annual Chamber of Commerce firework show for 4th of July. Join us at 9pm on 7/4/19 for the 16th annual celebration at Benbow State Park recreation area.

Pride in the Redwoods

For over 10 years, Sherwood Forest Motel has been host to an annual LGBTQ weekend, held over 4th of July. This year includes activities such as hiking, kayaking, glow-stick pool party, group BBQ and more!

Must have Promotional code to access reservations - visit the event website for more details or contact us for details.


August 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 2019

Estimated dates

High Times has joined forces with our very own local Mateel Community Center to elevate this cultural landmark to new heights.

Read more on their website http://www.reggaeontheriver.com/


Drive-Thru Tree Carshow & Cruise

A free event put on by Buddy's Auto Body & Restoration in Novato, the 2nd annual Drive-thru Tree Cruise & Carshow will be held September 7th, 2019.

Visit their Facebook page for more information at 2nd Annual Drive Thru Tree & Car Show

Participants will receive discounted rates at Sherwood Forest, but only if you contact Buddy directly!


Sherwood Forest's very own Tanner Johnson running the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon!

Here is Tanner, Sherwood Forest Motel Finance Manager, running the Avenue

Brought to you by Six Rivers Running Club, the Humboldt Redwoods Marathon was first run in 1978!

Visit their homepage below: