Special Events

April and May

The 'sister' of Humboldt Redwoods Marathon in October, the Avenue of the Giants Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 10k Run has been an annual event since 1972. Taking place on May 6th, 2018, it's not too late to sign up!

Visit their webpage here for online registration

Visit their Facebook page as well!


42nd Annual 2018 Summer Arts Festival

The Mateel Community Center is grateful to announce the Summer Arts and Music Festival for 2018. The 42nd annual event will take place at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Saturday June 2nd and Sunday June 3rd, 2018. Please join us as this beloved event continues its evolution. Hours are 9:30am-10pm both 6/2 & 6/3.

Buy your tickets here

Garberville Rodeo

June 15th and 16th, 2018

Southern Humboldt Community Park

934 Sprowl Creek Road

Garberville, ca 95442

August, September and October

Reggae on the River

Through a strategic partnership announced earlier this year, High Times has joined forces with our very own local Mateel Community Center to elevate this cultural landmark to new heights.

Providing both resources and direction, the cannabis icon will implement the best practices it has amassed through it’s years of successful event production to create a world-class experience for Reggae fans and the surrounding community.

The 34th annual Reggae on the River will be held August 3rd-5th.

Buy your tickets here - you don't want to miss this event!

Read more on their website here

Our annual Redwood Run will be held September 1st thru 3rd this year - buy your tickets here!

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

The image to the right is Sherwood Forest's very own Tanner Johnson running the 5k - if he can do it, so can you!

Visit their homepage here to register