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A bike ride across the Sundial Bridge in Redding, Ca
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Kayaking and paddleboarding at Shasta Lake
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A family at Lake Shasta Caverns National Natural Landmark in Redding, CA.

A Mecca for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Redding and Shasta Cascade Offer Team Building Opportunities

REDDING, CA (January 2017) – Think alfresco! From small executive retreats to company-wide conferences, the meeting planner team at the Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau can help design and implement outdoor fun for any group. And here’s more good news, the team offers an array of complimentary services including event planning assistance, site negotiations and familiarization tours making the area an easy choice for busy meeting and event planners. 

Our team is ready to help with all the meeting and event details. We are focused on the needs of your group and offer rejuvenating, educational and inspirational outdoor ideas to make your meeting a memorable one,” explains Jennifer Fontana, Industry Relations & Group Coordinator at the Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau. Give us a call, our priority is to help make your experience here exceptional.”

Located just two hours north of Sacramento and three hours northeast of San Francisco, Redding is just the starting point for inspired meetings surrounded by one of America’s most pristine regional destinations, with some of the most unique spaces in California.

Wild and Crazy – NEW!

Redding’s newest contact sport revolutionizes team-building experiences. ManaBall provides more than 30 customized and coordinated extreme bubble-ball games. An exciting twist on traditional sports, team players are wrapped in a giant, soft inflatable Bubble Ballwith shoulder harnesses and handles inside! Bonding has never been more hilarious.

Get Wet

Is your corporate retreat all wet? It could be! Trinity River Rafting offers groups tours. Collaboration and coordination is the name of the game as teams paddle together through white-water rapids.  Redding Jet Boat Tours  departs from the famous Sundial Bridge, taking groups on a scenic ride down the Sacramento River aboard a custom-built 26-foot jet boat. At Headwaters Adventure Companyexperienced paddlers demonstrate all the right moves to help you enjoy your kayaking and paddleboarding experience on Whiskeytown Lake; shuttle service is available for groups nine or fewer. There are also Ranger-led tours for kayaking or paddleboarding offered for small groups by special request through Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.  Or experience the Zen side of paddleboarding  with Audrey Delong’s On Water Yoga; tailored just for your private event.

Go Back in Time

Enjoy a scenic catamaran cruise to Lake Shasta Caverns National Natural Landmark and one-hour tour of what some geologists consider some of the most beautiful limestone caves in America. Then there’s the Lava Beds National Monument. This land of turmoil, both geological and historical, will make problem solving back at the office seem like a piece of cake. More than 700 caves, Native American rock art sites, historic battlefields and campsites, and high desert wilderness experiences await your group.

Unique Indoor Meeting Spaces

Redding has plenty of ways for meeting planners to break the retreat routine and get any group excited for what’s next. The Redding Civic Auditorium has space for groups of all sizes. Choose from the terrace, patio, private meeting rooms, main auditorium or the large lawn. Bring 20 or 2,000 people and the Civic Auditorium will open its doors to youHoliday Inn Hotel and Convention Center offers casual dining in its full service restaurant, room and poolside service, 8,000+ square feet of convention space, and everything else you would expect from a high quality hotel and convention center. Expect the royal treatment from the Red Lion Hotel. The spacious facilities include 9,331 square feet of pre-function areas and flexible meeting space, accommodating as many as 900 people. Restaurant dining and a comfortable lounge will make it hard to leave! Red Lion Hotel & Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center are both centrally located to shopping, restaurants, recreation, and sightseeing.

Before and After Hours

Located at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, the Sundial Bridge is an architectural and artistic marvel and one of the largest working sundials in the world. Silhouetted above the Sacramento River, the glass-decked pedestrian bridge is illuminated at night. A memorable way for groups to gather, the Bridge Amphitheater and North Plaza offer unique settings for outdoor parties, ceremonies, and receptions.

Downtown Redding is the happening spot for all your after-hour needs: shop, dine, and enjoy live music and other entertainment. Savor everything from casual to fine dining, as well as wine tasting rooms, an Irish pub, craft beer bars and dance clubs for the after-hours merriment

Redding Transportation

Getting to Redding is easy! Redding Municipal Airport offers commercial airline passenger service with direct flights from San Francisco and Portland. If you prefer to charter your own plane, aviation services and aircraft hangar facilities are available to make your trip memorable. Or fly into Sacramento International Airport and arrange a shuttle service for an upbeat opportunity to engage your team in a fun icebreaker activity on the bus. Once in Redding, car rentals, buses, taxis, limousines, bicycle rentals, and even pedicabs are some of the ways to see the sites and get around.  

For more information on team building, meetings and events in Redding and Shasta Cascade, please visit www.visitredding.comor contact Jennifer Fontana at 530-225-4010 or  

About Redding, CA

Redding is located at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, two hours north of Sacramento and three hours northeast of San Francisco.  With more than 300 days of sunshine, Redding is truly your year-round outdoor destination. Nearby scenic lakes, rivers, national forests, state and national parks – Shasta State Historic Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and Lassen Volcanic National Park – make Redding a fantastic base-camp. Redding is conveniently located at the crossroads of Interstate-5 and California state routes 299 and 44.

Shasta Cascade

Roughly the size of Ireland, the Shasta Cascade region is the perfect place to get back to nature, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Comprised of eight rural counties, this majestic Northern California region is dotted with lakes, rivers and mountains and includes three national parks, six national forests and 12 California state parks.

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Susan Hartzler 

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Lisa May

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association


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