Our Events

Oyster Festival Saturday, June 18, 2016
Arcata Bay’s Oyster Festival is the prized pearl of summer festivals, where food lovers will have the opportunity to tantalize their taste buds with fabulous oysters and food. Attendees will drink our local beer and wine, and dance the day away to...
Arts! Arcata Friday, April 8, 2016
Arts! Arcata, each and every month on the 2nd Friday, transforms downtown Arcata into an arts district, featuring the work of dozens of visual artists and live musicians at locations throughout downtown and beyond. The event is free to the public...
Halloween on the Plaza Saturday, October 31, 2015
Join us this Halloween on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 4-6 PM for Trick-or-Treating on the Arcata Plaza. We close the streets in the Downtown to encourage walking and enjoying our sights. Lots of activities on the Plaza and all around the...
Season of Wonder and Light Friday, December 4, 2015
Arcata Main Street, local businesses, and members of our community come together every year for this celebration, in the heart of historic Arcata. Everyone is invited to downtown Arcata to enjoy holiday sights, sounds, and cheer throughout the month...


Arcata Main Street and RCAA's Natural Resources Services improve access to our bay.

Oyster Fest is looking for sponsors, volunteers, vendors and non-profits!

Join us  this Halloween on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 4-6 PM
Trick-or-Treating on the Arcata Plaza.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:00

About Arcata Main Street

Arcata Main Street is a non-profit organization that works to create a vibrant downtown Arcata. We do this by fostering business vitality, providing opportunities for community events, and organizing projects and initiatives that respond to community needs.