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Events offering Advanced Tickets, i.e. Major Festivals, etc., are usually (but not always) available at the locations listed at the bottom of this page under the the heading "usual outlets". Phone numbers have been included below so you can confirm availabilty. Many events offer only tickets at the door, or in limited ticket / merchant locations. Please check an event's dedicated page on this site for it's ticketing specifics. At the bottom of the page are a list of all where hard tickets may be purchased. Click a link to scroll to the following events:

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~ The 39th Annual Summer Arts and Music Festival  (Saturday, May 30th & Sunday, May 31st, 2015)
~ Wild and Scenic Film Festival  (Saturday, July 11th, 2015)
~ The 31st Annual Reggae on the River Festival  (Thu, July 30 thru Sun, August 2nd, 2015)



Summer Arts and Music Poster

SAMF Program Guide PDF

The 39th Annual Summer Arts and Music Festival

What: The Most Comprehensive Celebration of Art & Music on the N. Coast
When: Saturday & Sunday, May 30th & 31st, 2015
Times: Satuday, 10am to 10pm / Sunday, 10am to 9:30pm
Where: Benbow Lake State Rec. Area (2 miles South of Garberville, CA)
Tickets: $30 Advanced Weekend Passes / Gate & Single Day Tickets TBA

Online Ticket Sales Have Closed... but ALL Tickets Available at the Gate!

Two Days of Music & Entertainment on FOUR Stages!

Returning to the banks of the Eel River at Benbow Lake State Recreation Area in southern Humboldt, the Summer Arts & Music Festival will once again live up its reputation as the most comprehensive and affordable celebration of arts and entertainment on the North Coast. 

Recently making Fest 300's list of "15 Transformational Festivals to Attend in 2015", the Summer Arts and Music Festival offers a host of delights for the ears, eyes, body, mind and soul. Taking place at the height of summer on the banks of the beautiful South Eel River, and surounded by the stunning greenery of Humboldt County's majestic redwoods, this beloved anuual event features:

~ More than 100 diverse performances on 4+ stages
~ Over 150 Handmade Craft and Food Booths
~ An Outrageous Kid Zone
~ Belly Dance Temple
~ Fine Art Exhibition
~ Summertronica E-Music Tent
...and - the alternative energy showcase of Generation Green,

For more information visit our Summer Arts and Music Festival page.


Wild and Scenic Film FestivalMattole Restoration Council and Lost Coast Interpretive Association present
Wild and Scenic Film Festival

What: An evening of award winning environmentally concious films, tasty food and drink, guest speaker, raffle, silent auction, and more!
When: Saturday, July 11th, 2015 / 5 to 9pm
Where: Mateel Community Center
Tickets: $20 General Admission / $15 Student, Low Income, MRC Members

Buy Tickets Now!   Stay tuned for Humboldt area retail ticket outlets.

Join the Mattole Restoration Council and Lost Coast Interpretive Association at the Mateel Community Center for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour!

This will be an evening of award winning films, tasty food and drink, guest speaker, raffle, silent auction, and more!

Come watch award-winning films that combine stellar film making, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions to restoring the earth while creating a positive future for the next generation. 

The evening's program consists of 11 short films with themes of nature, wildlife, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, climate change, environmental justice, agriculture, and indigenous cultures.

For more information visit our Wild and Scenic Film Festival page.


Many events offering advanced tickets may also be found at the following locations:
Note: Call to verify availability! Not ALL outlets may hold tickets for given show. We've included their phone numbers below for your convenience.)

Redway Liquor
3362 Redwood Drive, Redway

SHC (For Reggae on the River tickets only...)
819 Redwood Dr, Garberville

The Works (Eureka)
210 C St. Eureka, CA 95501

Redwood Music Mart
511 F Street, Eureka, CA 95501


Peoples Records
POB 779 Arcata, CA 95518

Peg House
69501 Hwy. 101, Legget, CA 95585

It Takes Two To Tangle
POB 1986 Laytonville, CA 95454

Main Street Music
65 South Main Willits, Ca 95490

Ukiah Natural Foods
721 South State St. Ukiah, Ca 95482

368 North Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA  95437


45140 Main Street, Mendocino, CA  95460


Cornerstone Reggae Culture Shop
6971 Sebastopol Avenue, Sebastopol, CA  95472

Santa Rosa:

The Last Record Store
1899A Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA  95401



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