2017 marked the 27th anniversary of Dell’Arte’s annual summer Mad River Festival!
Thank you to our audiences and supporters for another great year. Info for the 2018 Mad River Festival will be released in May.

The Mad River Festival

Every June & July in Blue Lake

Dell’Arte has brought original entertainment to local, national, and international audiences for over four decades. As one of a handful of rural, professional ensemble theatres in the United States, Dell’Arte is internationally recognized for its unique contribution to American theatre and is proud to call Humboldt home! Each year, Dell’Arte produces the annual summer Mad River Festival, lighting up its Blue Lake stages with performances from local and international artists for five weeks of non-stop entertainment. The festival promises something for everyone and continues to carry the tradition of stellar summer performance on the North Coast!

Venues include Dell’Arte’s Rooney Amphitheatre, the Pierson Big Hammer Circus Tent, and Dell’Arte’s Carlo Theatre all located in the sunny city of Blue Lake, CA.

Dell’Arte thanks the following 2017 festival sponsors for their generous support:
Executive Festival Producer: Pierson Building Center
Lead Sponsor: Wildberries Marketplace, Suddenlink, and PG&E