Salt & Fog Fest Is Here!

Seafood, Sunshine, Maritime, and Music.


The residents and merchants of Eureka, on California’s north coast, invite you to celebrate the mighty Pacific Ocean and one of it’s most pristine inlets, Humboldt Bay, at the Eureka Salt and Fog Fish Festival.

Situated along Eureka’s historic and picturesque waterfront, this three day event pays homage to Eureka’s seafaring and ocean-fishing heritage while showcasing it’s best.

Some of the festivities include:

  • Restaurants

  • Local Music

  • Seafood vendors

  • Humboldt county’s artists and makers.


It’s a Pirate’s life for everyone at the Fish Out of Water Pub Crawl

What better way to kick off a festival than dressed up as a pirate, sea captain, or mermaid and walk around old town in search of sea-farer beverages! On April 26th The Fish Out of Water Pirate Pub Crawl is a self-guided and pay-as-you-go experience through Downtown and Old Town featuring special stops.

  • F street dock to view the Grays Harbor Historic Seaport tall ships

  • A special showing of Jaws at the Eureka Theater.

Come by The Eureka Visitor Center for a map, music, and good ‘ol maritime Grog at 6pm.


Salt & Sunshine fest, because the fog can wait a few days

Saturday, April 27th we celebrate the Pacific and it’s bounty with eats and bites utilizing storied recipes and local, underwater ingredients:

  • Dungeness crab

  • Kumamoto

  • Pacific oysters

  • Cabazone

  • Lingcod,

  • Red and black rock fish to name just a few

Some of the freshest and most delicious seafood to be had anywhere on the West Coast. Foodies take note!

Did we mention there will also be a chowder cook off? Whether your favorite style is Manhattan, or New England, it’s all going to be tasty.

And what’s a festival without music?! We’ve got a line up that will be sure to keep you feeling good, and groovin until 6. Bands include:

  • Bandemonium

  • The Striped Pig Band

  • Blue Rhythm Revue

  • Bank O Loko

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Are you a runner, or a Bloody Mary sipper?

On Sunday April 28th let’s run! Fun run through Old Town starting at HealthSPORT By the Bay.

Watch the runners dressed to their maritime nines, and be sure to look out for select restaurant and bars serving signature Bloody Marys.