Calendar of Events for 2019-2020 are listed below by month. For each month, dates for specific events with more details are listed first, followed by weekly recurring events, and noteworthy sights and seasonal notations are listed last. Check the calendar of events frequently for new additions as they become announced throughout the year.

 

September 2019

  • September 27: MacMurray Estate Vineyards Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751..

Bohemian Farmer’s Market in Occidental, Fridays, 4 pm-dusk
Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Sundays, 10am – 1pm at the Bodega Bay Community Center, 2255 Highway One in Bodega Bay
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm
FREE Doran Park Kite Flying, Fridays 6-7 pm

Salmon Season

 

October 2019

  • October 5th: Polenta & Beef Stew Dinner, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at McCaughey Hall, 17184 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA 94922. All proceeds benefit the Bodega Volunteer Fire Department. Please call 707-876-9438 for more information.
  • October 11th: Carol Shelton Wines Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.

Bohemian Farmer’s Market in Occidental, Fridays, 4 pm-dusk
Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Sundays, 10am – 1pm at the Bodega Bay Community Center, 2255 Highway One in Bodega Bay
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm
FREE Doran Park Kite Flying, Fridays 6-7 pm

Salmon Season
Fabulous weather – this is the best time of year to visit the coast!

 

November 2019

  • November 8th: La Crema Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.
  • November 26th: Valley Ford Pie Auction, 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Valley Ford Schoolhouse, 14355 School Street, Valley Ford, CA 94972. Live auction starts at 6:00pm. Held each year on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, this annual auction is a fundraiser for the Valley Ford Schoolhouse. All proceeds are used for maintenance and repairs for the building. Live music, beer, food, and, of course, pie! To donate a pie, please call 707-876-3231 or just show up with it!
  • November 29th & 30th: Christmas Crafts Faire, 10am – 5pm at McCaughey Hall, 17184 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA 94922. Food, drinks, entertainment, and plenty of hand-made arts & crafts that make perfect holiday gifts! Free admission. All proceeds benefit the Bodega Volunteer Fire Department. Please call 707-876-9438 for more information

FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Dungeness Crab Season
Monarch Butterflies

 

December 2019

  • December : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • December 6th: Gloria Ferrer Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 5-course menu including wine. $109 per person plus tax and tip. Reservations required. Call 707-875-2751.
  • December : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • December 25th: Christmas Day Dining, 1:00pm – 8:00pm at the Bay View Restaurant at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. Special Christmas menu! Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751 or visit OpenTable.com
  • December 31st: New Year’s Eve Celebration, 7:00pm – 1:00am at the Bay View Restaurant at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 5-course dinner including wine, dancing, party favors, midnight toast. $139 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.

FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Dungeness Crab Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park

 

January 2020

  • January : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • January : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 5-course menu including wine. $99 per person plus tax and tip. Reservations required. Call 707-875-2751.
  • January : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • January : Annual Chowder Day in Bodega Bay, 10am – 3pm. Take a culinary tour of Bodega Bay. You’ll spend the day tasting chowder and meeting the chefs. Visit all the stops and you’re eligible for an entry into a prize drawing! Tickets are $10 per person and are on sale from 10am – 2pm on the day of the event only.

FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Herring Season
Dungeness Crab Season
Whale Watching at Bodega Head

 

February 2020

  • February : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • February : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 5-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.
  • February 14th: Bluewater Bistro Valentine’s Day Dinner, 5:00pm – 9:00pm at the Bluewater Bistro, 21301 Heron Drive, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $55 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required. Please call (707) 875-3513.
  • February : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • February : The Beach Cabaret, shows at 6pm & 8:30pm. Tickets go on sale February 1st at Business Services Unlimited, Candy & Kites, and Gourmet Au Bay. Shows do sell out, so get your tickets early!

FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Herring Season
Dungeness Crab Season
Whale Watching at Bodega Head

 

March 2020

  • March : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.
  • March : Bodega Volunteer Fire Department Polenta & Beef Stew Dinner, 5pm – 8pm at McCaughey Hall, 17184 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA 94922. All proceeds benefit the Bodega Volunteer Fire Department. Please call (707) 876-9438 for more information. Tickets sold at the door. Adults $15, Kids $10.
  • March : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.
  • March : Annual Hitchcock Film Festival, at the Bodega Bay Grange Hall, 1370 Bodega Avenue, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. Two movies will be shown:  The Birds at 12:00noon and Psycho at 3:30pm and 7:00pm.  Two of Hitchcock’s best movies.  Advanced ticket purchases are required for the movie showings.  Movie tickets are $12 per person for general admission or $20 for both shows. THE 2019 HITCHCOCK FILM FESTIVAL IS SOLD OUT!
  • March : Annual Dungeness Crab Feed, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm at the Tides Wharf Restaurant, 835 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. $59.95 plus tax and gratuity.

FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Herring Season
Dungeness Crab Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park
Whale Watching at Bodega Head

 

April 2020

  • April : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $119 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.

FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Kite Month
Abalone Season
Salmon Season
Dungeness Crab Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park
Whale Watching at Bodega Head

 

May 2020

  • May : Annual Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival, 10am – 6pm at Westside Park in Bodega Bay. Special events include a golf tournament, wooden boat challenge, boat parade, blessing of the fleet, art show & sale, kids zone, kite flying demos, CHP & Sonoma County Sheriff helicopters, ongoing performances, food, wine, beer, and more. This event is (leashed) pet friendly and parking is free.
  • May : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 5-course menu including wine. $124 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.
  • May : Castles & Kites Festival, 10am – 5pm at Doran Beach State Park in Bodega Bay, CA 94923. Fly kites, build sand castles, join the sand castle building competition. This is an event not to be missed. Admission is free, however, there is a day use fee for parking at Doran Beach State Park.
  • May : Pancake Breakfast, 7:30am – 12 noon at McCaughey Hall, 17184 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA 94922. All proceeds benefit the Bodega Volunteer Fire Department. Please call 707-876-9438 for more information and pricing.

Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Sundays, 10am – 1pm at the Bodega Bay Community Center, 2255 Highway One in Bodega Bay
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm

Salmon Season
Dungeness Crab Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park

 

June 2020

  • June : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.
  • June : Russian River Rodeo, 1:00pm in Duncan’s Mills, CA 95430. Rodeos on both days, barrel races, roping, and more. Snack bar available. Admission is $12 per adult, $7 for seniors 60 and over, and $5 for kids 12 and under. Please visit the website http://www.russianriverrodeo.org or call (707) 865-9854 for more information.

Bohemian Farmer’s Market in Occidental, Fridays, 4 pm-dusk
Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Sundays, 10am – 1pm at the Bodega Bay Community Center, 2255 Highway One in Bodega Bay
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm
FREE Doran Park Kite Flying, Fridays 6-7 pm

Salmon Season
Dungeness Crab Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park

 

July 2020

  • July : Bodega Bay Maritime Celebration. Visit www.VisitBodegaBayCA.com for more information
  • July : Bodega Bay Firefighters Association Pancake Breakfast, 7:30am – 11am at the Bodega Bay Grange, 1370 Bodega Avenue, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. All proceeds go to support the Bodega Bay Firefighters Association.
  • July : Civil War Days in Duncan’s Mills, CA 95430. Northern California’s largest civil war reenactment and one of the largest reenactments west of the Mississippi! This amazing event encompasses living history at its best with civil war period clad individuals performing battle scenarios and offering historical information about their equipment and character. This is the best history class you’ll ever take! Bleachers and straw bales are provided for seating during battle scenarios but you are welcome to bring your own chair. There is a hot dog shack if you get hungry or you can bring a picnic! Plan to stay all day to get the most out of your historical experience! Admission is $12 per adult, $6 for juniors (kids ages 6 – 12), and kids 5 and under are free. Parking is $5. Please visit http://www.civilwardays.net or call (707) 922-5901 for more information.
  • July : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 4-course menu including wine. $99 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.

Bohemian Farmer’s Market in Occidental, Fridays, 4 pm-dusk
Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Sundays, 10am – 1pm at the Bodega Bay Community Center, 2255 Highway One in Bodega Bay
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm
FREE Doran Park Kite Flying, Fridays 6-7 pm

Salmon Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park

 

August 2020

  • August : Bodega Big Event BBQ & Parade, 10am – 5pm in Bodega, CA. Live music, tasty food, beer, wine, and arts & crafts. Free admission. All proceeds benefit the Bodega Volunteer Fire Department. Please call 707-876-9438 for more information.
  • August : Winemaker Dinner, 6:30pm at the Inn at the Tides, 800 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94923. 5-course menu including wine. $119 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Please call (707) 875-2751.
  • August : Annual Bodega Seafood, Art, & Wine Festival, 10am – 5pm at Watts Ranch, 16885 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA 94922. Enjoy wine tasting, beer, seafood, local artists, fine arts & crafts marketplace, live music, games, and kids entertainment. Admission is $15, seniors $13, teens $10, kids under 12 are free. Free parking. No dogs allowed.

Bohemian Farmer’s Market in Occidental, Fridays, 4 pm-dusk
Bodega Bay Farmer’s Market Sundays, 10am – 1pm at the Bodega Bay Community Center, 2255 Highway One in Bodega Bay
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Scientific Seminar Lecture Wednesdays, 4 pm
FREE Bodega Marine Lab Tours on Fridays (except Holiday weekends), 2-4 pm
FREE Doran Park Kite Flying, Fridays 6-7 pm

Salmon Season
Seal Pups at Goat Rock State Park

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