Fun December Events in Mendocino County
December is a great time of year to visit Northern California. Our mild winter temperatures coupled with beautiful scenery at every corner offers a serenity that you must experience for yourself. Not only will you find giant redwoods and other natural wonders, but you can also experience a variety of exciting local seasonal events while you’re in the area. The winter months can be quite magical around here, so pack up the RV or pile in the car and plan on attending one or more of these fun December events in Mendocino County.
Festival of Lights
As a highlight of December events in Mendocino County, we can’t overlook the annual Festival of Lights! Located at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, the Festival of Lights can be seen every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 5:00pm – 7:00pm starting Nov. 26 through Dec. 19. Advanced tickets are required for this event, so be sure to plan ahead. Buy tickets and learn more here.
Winter Magic Holiday Gift Fair
The Coast Highway Art Collective is once again transforming its gallery into a holiday wonderland, promising gifts for everyone on your list. From Dec. 3 – Jan. 3, 2022, you can peruse and purchase art offered in a variety of mediums, including handcrafted ornaments for your Christmas tree, jewelry, woodwork, leather, quilts, paintings, ceramics, and more. Admission is free, and the gallery will be open Thursdays through Sundays from 11:00am – 4:00pm You can learn more here.
Magical Christmas Train
A list of December events in Mendocino County wouldn’t be complete without the Magical Christmas Train. Every year around this time, the historic Skunk Train transforms into a holiday event you don’t want to miss. Be prepared to be filled with holiday cheer as you are transported through a winter wonderland while being read Skippy the Train Deer by author Shelle Hart and listening to joyful holiday music.
Mendocino Redwoods RV Resort has a Skunk Train depot on site. You can purchase your tickets directly from the Skunk Train. Tell them you are staying with us and the train will stop at our depot right here at the resort! Buy tickets and learn more here.
Your Homebase for December Events in Mendocino County
With so many wonderful December events in Mendocino County, you’re going to need a place to rest and recharge. The Mendocino Redwoods RV Resort is your destination for a modern camping experience that will create lasting family memories. Book your RV site or a comfy cabin now.