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Shop Downtown Discount Card

Discounts For Customers - Support Local Businesses - Fight Cancer

When you purchase a Shop Downtown Discount Card for $10, you help support your neighbors, local economy and the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also ensure great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating member. It's a win/win situation.

Shop Downtown will contribute 100% of the sale price of each discount card sold through December 31, 2021, to American Cancer Society Relay For Life. The American Cancer Society does not endorse any product or service.














Things to do in Arcata, California

Main Street of old Downtown Arcata speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Arcata the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Arcata has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Downtown Arcata visitors are always welcome and you will receive exceptional service from local merchant-owners as opposed to staff at the big box retailers. We take the extra time to make sure that you how to make best use of your purchase and that you get exactly what you need.

Downtown Arcata is the place to go when you want to freshen up or replace your nails. Call ahead to schedule an appointment, pick your colors and style and let the transformation begin. Some salons offer hair styling and coloring as well as lashes and eyebrow coloring.

Downtown Arcata brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Why do you love downtown?

Taree Hines
Historic

Jennifer Birmingham
Love all the local shops.

CJ
Great vibe to this town! My mom lives in Medford so when I come to visit, I like to stop in Ashland.

BOB BLACKMAN
Just a fun place to visit.

Rebekah Gellert
I am visiting for the first time tomorrow evening, and am hoping to find out about any events that may be happening for the Memorial Day weekend. Dining tips, etc! Thank you! Facebook.com/Bekah.cook.7

Restaurants in Arcata, California


Abruzzi

780 7th St
Downtown Arcata



Abruzzi

781 8th St Floor 1
Downtown Arcata



Almas Mexican Express Food

7th & G St
Downtown Arcata




Downtown Arcata Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Arcata can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Most hotel offer a complimentary breakfast bar or even a full cafe meal with your choice of a full menu. Keep in mind that some offer nothing at all so it is a good idea to pack a few packets of instant oatmeal for a quick and easy meal before you head out for the day.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.

Always find a reason to email the front desk manager in hotels that you plan to visit again. Tell them what they did right and express your plans to stay again and ask what opportunities there might be for frequent discounts or upgrades on your next visits. If you become friends with the manager, you just might get the friends and family rate some day.



Days Inn and Suites Arcata CA
4701 Valley West Blvd


BEST WESTERN ARCATA INN
4827 Valley West Boulevard


Quality Inn
3535 Janes Rd


Hampton Inn & Suites Arcata
4750 Valley West Blvd


Howard Johnson Express - Arcata
4700 Valley West Blvd


Red Roof Inn Arcata
4975 Valley West Blvd


Super 8 Arcata
4887 Valley West Blvd