Mountain Bike Festival in the Monterey Bay area.
International racing, beginner to pro. XC, downhill, dual slalom, mountain cross, short track, trials and jump contest.
Annual event: mid-April
2014: web site is offline and no reliable info can be found on recent events. 2011 may have been the last year!
This surf event on the North Coast, hosted in the fall. Two day surfing competition at Crescent City’s South Beach. Concert & dance on Saturday night. No clue if this one is still going on.
Annual event: October
2014: no info found online for this event, so it could be defunct by now
Drumming on the beaches of the Northern California Coast. American Indian festival featuring traditional salmon barbecue, Tolowa dancers, cultural displays, stick games, entertainment and drumming.
Drums on the Beach
Annual event: September
All ages run in NorCal – with a nice route that follows the wild Smith River before entering the ancient redwood groves of Jedediah Smith State Park.
Redwood Wild River Run
Annual event: March