IPA 10K and Beer Mile Invitational
Set in the heart of Sonoma County's legendary craft brew scene, the IPA 10K and Beer Mile is a celebration of running and beer.
Cloverdale Spring Festival
Celebrate spring with artisans, crafts, comic book characters, live music, a Maypole, a treasure hunt, and more. The Cloverdale Fiddle Festival takes place the same day.
Great Russian River Race
Open the summer season on the river with old and new friends while enjoying a scenic 5-mile course via kayak, canoe, or standup paddleboard, with a race party at the end. Costume prizes awarded.
SoCo Art Fest at the Village
This all arts, two-day festival features a juried art show, live music, fun activities for all, and a Cinco de Mayo party that celebrates the beauty of Sonoma County's vibrant Latino culture.
Montgomery Village Shopping Center
Annual Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival
Bodega Bay celebrates the local fisherman and kicks off salmon season with a blessing of the fleet, entertainment for the whole family, food, craft booths and a wooden boat challenge.
5th Annual Down Home Day
There is fun for the whole family at Down Home Day on the grounds of Artful Arrangements' 1915 homestead. Enjoy live music, chicken barbecue, and fun games and contests!
Celebrate Astronomy Day with the Robert Ferguson Observatory! View our closest star and learn about sunspots, prominences, flares, and more.
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Architectural Tour and Wine Tasting
Take a self-guided tour of several of the Mendocino-Sonoma Coast's most interesting homes. Following the tour, Gualala Arts Center presents a Wine Tasting & Auction.
IRONMAN Santa Rosa
The IRONMAN Santa Rosa triathlon course includes a 2.4-mile swim in Lake Sonoma, a 112-mile bike course through wine country, and a 26.2-mile run including the Santa Rosa Creek Trail.
Mother's Day Events
Treat mom to a glorious garden stroll, a sumptuous brunch, a special wine tasting, or even a Safari outing. Visit our Calendar of Events for ways to celebrate Mother's Day.
Signature Sonoma Valley
Explore the wines, terroir, and people of Sonoma Valley's historic wine region. Sonoma Valley invites you into the vineyards and cellars of some of California's most iconic winemakers.
Castles and Kites
Celebrate the joys of sandcastle building and kite flying at the beach with the entire family. Longtime sand sculptors will be on hand to work on elaborate creations.
125th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival
Award-winning floats, marching groups, non-profit organizations, and school bands fill the streets with themed entries for the 125th annual parade, followed by a fun festival.
Petaluma's Salute to American Graffiti
Celebrate American Graffiti, classic American cars, cruising the main drag, and rock 'n' roll, in the town where most of the memorable scenes in the George Lucas' classic film were filmed.
Alaska Native Day
Alaska Native Day features traditional dancing, songs and history, as well as activities and the 6th Annual John Sperry memorial Qayaq Race.
Annual Plowing Play Day
This free family event features plowing and harnessing demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, blacksmiths, and Early Day Gas Engines - all at Jack London's Beauty Ranch.
Matsuri! Japanese Arts Festival
There is fun for all at this annual showcase of Japanese arts, which features Taiko drumming, Japanese dance and music, martial arts, Tea Ceremony, children's activities, and more.
Memorial Weekend - Tea and Memories in the Rose Garden
Stop and enjoy the roses in seating placed throughout the garden. Place a personal message on the "Memorial Wishing Tree" and stroll the Butterfly Garden, Rose Allee, and Hummingbird Wall.
Celebrate the bivalve at this one of a kind music and food festival with bands, BBQ oysters, smoked brisket tacos, local beer and wine, margaritas, and more!
Sonoma Speed Festival
May 30-June 2
The inaugural Sonoma Speed Festival combines an extraordinary group of historic vintage racing cars, for a celebration of flat-out wheel-to-wheel racing.
21st Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival
May 31 - June 9
Now in its 21st year, Healdsburg Jazz enjoys a national reputation for artistic excellence, featuring acclaimed jazz musicians, the area's foremost jazz performers, and new talent.
Sonoma County Pride Parade and Festival
May 31 - June 2
The 32nd Annual Sonoma County Pride Parade and Festival will take place in downtown Santa Rosa on June 1, with a variety of weekend-long celebrations running May 31 - June 2. The parade and festival will be held Saturday, June 1.
Art at the Source
June 1-2, 8-9
Tour the beautiful backroads of West Sonoma County seeking out a variety of fine art and learning about the artists' methods and inspirations.
Huichica Music Festival
Experience live music in the vineyards at the Huichica Music Festival. Camp at a stage, visit the kid zone with your little ones, or just roam around with a glass and take in the chill vibe.
North Coast Wine and Food Festival
Enjoy wines that earned both a Gold Medal status and 90+ points in The Press Democrat North Coast Wine Competition along with food from local chefs.
Beerfest The Good One
The 32nd Annual Sonoma County Pride Parade and Festival will take place in Old Courthouse Square in downtown Santa Rosa with weekend-long celebrations running May 31 - June 2.
Peggy Sue Car Show and Cruise
Hundreds of classic, stock, and custom All-American Cars. The show also features food, wine and beer, live music, and more. Downtown Cruise goes through Santa Rosa.
Railroad Square Music Festival
Celebrating the North Bay arts community with a day of music in the heart of Santa Rosa, featuring musical performers and showcasing the non-musical arts of the North Bay.
Transcendence's Broadway Under the Stars - A Chorus Line
The 2019 Broadway Under the Stars summer series opens with the company's first ever musical production, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical "A Chorus Line."
Country Summer Music Festival
Tim McGraw headlines Northern California's biggest country music festival. Three epic days of top country artists, Western-themed attractions and country-inspired food.
Father's Day Events
The 80th annual fair features new competitions and contests, free concerts, unlimited carnival rides, and delicious fair food - as well as the World's Ugliest Dog Contest and Sprint Car Racing.
Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Weekend
The Toyota/Save Mart 350 is guaranteed to be a wild ride. It's the biggest rush to hit wine country, and you won't want to miss a second of the action on and off track.
Russian River Rodeo
The small, west Sonoma County town of Duncan's Mills presents a top notch professional rodeo each summer, endorsed by the California Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association.
Experience Alexander Valley
Meet the winemakers, walk the vineyards, and get your hands dirty during this two-day wine festival, featuring behind-the-scenes wine experiences you'll remember for a lifetime.
Healdsburg Art Festival
Visit artist booths and see live entertainment by bands, musicians, dancers, poets, comedians, and acrobats. Artists will demo their work and an art zone will have art activities.