Kids Ride FREE on Madaket Tours

Kids ride free with a paying adult on Get Out and Play Day,  July 25, 2015!

kids-free-dayStep aboard and learn the history of Humboldt Bay and Eureka’s waterfront during a 75 minutes narrated cruise traveling along the shores of the bay. During your cruise, the captain explains local history, industries, activities, points of interest, and local wildlife.

  • The tours depart at 1:00PM, 2:30PM, and 4:00 PM from the foot of C Street
  • Free for children 17 or under with a paying adult (value of $10-$16 per child)
  • Call 707.445.1910 for more information

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Old Town Eureka Historic Walking Tour

Join us at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center for a historic walking tour through Old Town Eureka.

Explore our historic buildings and hear incredible stories. There will be an accompanying pictorial guide and oyster shell crafts.

The tour begins promptly at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center at 205 G Street on July 25, 2015 at 3:30 PM. Registration begins at 3:15 and the crafts begin after the tour at 4:30. Wear comfortable shoes.

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Interpretive Tours on Hikshari’ Trail

Experience the beauty found along the 1.5 mile Hikshari’ Trail.

This fun, informative guided tour will include discussion and information on the migrant and vagrant bird species, and Wiyot Village life. It also features plant identification and scenic views.

Tour begins promptly at 2PM and meets at the foot of Truesdale (behind Shamus BBQ).

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Eureka Family Olympics

Looking to get a little quality time in with the family?

Compete against other families through an obstacle course, scavenger hunt, and relay race to see who wins bragging rights – as well as the chance to win family prize packages.

In addition to the tournament, there will be family booths and vendors and eco-activities for the kids.

The family that plays together stays together – and laughs a lot too.


  • 2:30 – Registration starts at Sequoia Park
  • 3:00 – Let the games begin!
  • 4:30 – Award ceremony

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Yoga and Zumba in the Park

Party with us as we bring the Latin dance and fitness craze to the Redwoods.

yoga in teh parkDitch the workout and join the party at the 4th annual Zumba in the Park. Or, if you prefer, join us for a serene, meditative Yoga in the park immediately following. Or, why not do both?

Featuring top certified Zumba instructors from our community and yoga instructor Karen Compton


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Kicks & Tricks Skateboarding Competition

Be at the Eureka Skate Park from 10AM to 4PM for the “kicks and tricks” youth and adult skateboard competition.

Showcase your skills and compete for prizes or just hang out and watch the awesome action. While they last, Making Headway will provide free youth helmets.

There will also be vendor booths, skate exhibition shows, food vendors and the Humboldt Bay Fire Truck will be there.

This all wouldn’t happen without the amazing support of Eureka Skate Shop and the Sports Authority.


  • 10AM – Registration
  • 11AM – Ages 12 and Under
  • Noon – Ages 13 – 17
  • 1PM – Game of “Skate”
  • 1:45 – Ages 18-35
  • 2:45 – Ages 36+

Location: Eureka Skate Park

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Get Ready for a Good Family Event in Eureka

Looking for something fun to do for the whole family Saturday July 25?

Better yet, how about if it didn’t cost you a cent?

Then, you’re in luck.

It’s Get Out and Play day with all sorts of events all day long for every age. Start your day “Playing on the Bay” at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center and end it that evening at the “Rockin’ in the Redwoods Music Festival” with a beer garden and a FREE barbeque. In between, take a walking tour of Old Town or go on an Interpretive walk on the Hikshari Trail. Stretch and dance with Yoga and Zumba in the park.

Feeling competitive?

There is a skateboard competition, softball tournament, and even a family Olympics at Sequoia Park. Kids even get free admission at the Sequoia Park Zoo or on the Madaket with a paying adult.

Make sure to play Saturday July 25, 2015 at Eureka’s second annual Get out and Play Day.

5th Annual Redwood Coast Grand Slam

Root, root, root for the home team or step up toe the plate yourself in Eureka’s 5th Annual Redwood Cost Grand Slam Co-Ed Softball Tournament. The top three co-ed teams who survive will win a hand-crafted redwood tree trophy.

Pre-registration is required and the tournament is FREE.

Games start at 8AM. Sign up at the Adorni Center or call 707.441.4245 for an official day of game schedule.

Location: Kennedy & Hartman fields. (click links for maps)

Time: 8AM to 8PM

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Play on the Bay

Get Out and Play Day, with all sorts of FREE events kicks off Saturday morning July 25 at 10AM with “Play on the Bay” at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center.

There will be all sorts of water activities, demonstrations, and professional instruction including kayak roll-over demos and fishing demos.

Bonus: If you ride your bike there, you can get it tuned up for free! This free event wouldn’t be possible without the amazing support of the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center and Adventure’s Edge.

Time: 10AM to Noon.

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Rockin’ in the Redwoods Concert and Barbeque

Come to a FREE community concert and barbeque at Sequoia Park starting at 5PM.

Enjoy the sounds of Blue Rhythm Review and Taxi at the Rockin’ in the Redwoods Outdoor Concert. There will even a beer garden if you’re over 21. Screenshot 2015-07-16 14.58.14

Screenshot 2015-07-16 14.58.44This free barbeque wouldn’t happen without the generous support of Six Rivers Brewery, Eureka Natural Foods and Two Street Music.


  • 5-6pm: BBQ
  • 5:30: Taxi
  • 6:45: Blue Rhythm Revue

Location: Sequoia Park.

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