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Victorian Christmas photo by Dan TubbsStep back in time to Victorian Ferndale as we begin a joyous holiday season.

Ferndale, the Victorian Village

Ferndale Victorian Holidays: November 22, 2014

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visitors in historical dressLocals and visitors will stroll the streets in Victorian fashions. Dress in Victorian or Country-Victorian attire to be a part of this very special day, or just come share the day with family and friends. For your enjoyment, there will be theatrical and musical entertainment, and you are invited to experience the warm and wonderful feeling of a traditional Victorian holiday season in the enchanting Victorian Village of Ferndale!

FREE Entertainments & Demonstrations
of Victorian Era Trades & Crafts

Blacksmithing Demonstration, Ferndale Museum, CAAll Day (10 am to 5 pm):

  • Antique Tractors on display, Main St.

Street Vendors

  • Roasted Chestnuts, Artisan Alley, off the public parking lot

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Blacksmithing Demonstration: Ferndale Museum fires up the Mouat forge to show blacksmithing techniques once essential to daily life. Admission is free.


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FREE Musical Entertainment

  • Christmas Caroling! Victorian Carolers roam Ferndale's Main Street and Shops. Sing along or enjoy community caroling groups strolling Main St. and stopping in shops.
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A heartfelt thank you to everyone who has volunteers their time to make this a fun day
and a special thank you to everyone who dresses in Victorian attire so that we could "step back in time."

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Humboldt County MapThe Victorian Village of Ferndale, full of surprises, deserves more than a day to discover. 265 miles north of Sacramento and San Francisco, it's a beautiful drive from the major airports (Sacramento, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose) or fly into the Arcata/Eureka airport in McKinleyville, 45 minutes north of Ferndale (car rentals, Door-to-Door Airporter shuttle service available).

From California Highway 101, take the Fernbridge/Ferndale exit. Cross historic Fernbridge and drive through five miles of pastoral views to Ferndale's Main Street.

send e-mailFor more information, call the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce: (707) 786-4477

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Dozen DestincNational Trust for Historic Preservation

Prettiest Painted Place in America award

Best of the North Coast Reader's Choice Award
Centerville Beach named Best
Beach on the North Coast!

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San Francisco & Northern California

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