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Gualala is a small quaint town but it is a mouthful to pronounce. The Pomos who originally lived in the area gave the Gualala River a name that meant "water coming down place." The town later took its name from the river. The word the Pomos used was very similar to the present day pronunciation of Gualala.

Gualala is a small community on California's North Coast on Highway 1. It might be small, but Gualala has been the host to many and several movies have been filmed in the area.

Old Milano Hotel | Location: Gualala California 95445 Telephone 707-884-1080

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05/24 Coming to The Gualala area
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.
California Wool and Fiber Festival Boonville CA September13-15 From the source to the fiber, come follow the thread of fine wool craftsmanship.
The Rio Vista Bass Derby Festival Rio Vista CA October11-13 Rio Vista is proud to host the oldest fishing derby on the West Coast. The festival is a three-day derby for bass, catfish and sturgeon. The festival also boasts music, food and fun for fishermen and non-fishing children and adults as well. The events include a carnival, live music and dancing, classic car show, a pancake breakfast, parade and BBQ. A large fireworks display is also featured on Saturday night.