U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree
Saturday, October 30th 2021 -10am to 12pm
Intersection highway 299 and 96 (at the library)
Event includes speakers, pumpkin carving contest, BEST Business decoration contest & RAFFLE, music, treats & more
Decorate your business with a Christmas/Halloween Mashup Theme (Ghosts of Christmas, Christmas & Cobwebs, Haunty & Nice, etc). Decorate your window, store or tree in front of your location. Community members will be given ballots and vote for the best display. Prize $100 plus $25 for ballot raffle. Register by Friday 10/22/2021 to be included on the official ballot.
Take part in the Bigfoot Parade leading the tree into town. All businesses, non-profits and community members welcome to dress up and take part. Prizes for best costumes and float! Register by Friday 10/22/2021 to receive instructions on where to meet.
SOME COOL FACTS
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Willow Creek is a small, rugged mountain community nestled in the heart of the Six Rivers National Forest alongside the beautiful Trinity River. This unique mountain town offers some of the best recreation in Humboldt County! You can take an adventurous white water rafting trip, kayak, tube, and swim in the rivers. Visitors enjoy hiking our picturesque wilderness trails, camping and fishing alongside the Trinity River, our bountiful local farmers market, touring craft cannabis farms, or searching for Bigfoot! Willow Creek, river fun in the mountain sun!
WHERE IS WILLOW CREEK?
The town of Willow Creek, at the junction of 299 (Trinity River National Scenic Highway) and 96 (Bigfoot Scenic Highway), is located inside the Six Rivers National Forest. Surrounded by magnificent natural landscape, this little community offers many popular pursuits from river rafting and kayaking to hiking and bird watching. Just 12 miles from Willow Creek on Highway 96 is the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, the largest Indian reservation in California.
Approximately 1 hour’s drive from the Pacific coast and 2 hours from Redding, Willow Creek enjoys sunny weather all summer long. A popular tourist destination because of beaches and parks, as well as extensive roads for scenic driving or biking, and trails for hiking in the Six Rivers National Forest. The dense forests provide exceptional wildlife viewing of elk, deer, river otters, black bears, mink, bald eagles and peregrine falcons.