Annual Events in Sonoma County 2023

Fools Parade on OccidentalCloverdale Citrus FairPetaluma Butter & Egg Days Parade & FestivalApple Blossom ParadeBodega Bay Fisherman's Festival, Apr. 30-May 1, 2022Bohemian Highway band at Peacetown ConcertsFireworksRailroad Square Music FestivalRivertown-Revival-2020Sonoma County FairGavenstein Apple FairCotatti Accordion FestivalWindsor El Dia de Los MuertosPetaaluma Lighted Boat Parade

Experience the fun all year-long!

Fri-Mon, Feb. 16-19 2024
Cloverdale Citrus Fair

The annual Cloverdale Citrus Fair features everything you love about a small town fair, with live music, a carnival, 4-H shows, and more!

Sat, April 6, 2024
Battle Of The Brews
The Battle of the Brews event will celebrate all things craft beer at the biggest beer event Sonoma County’s ever seen!
Santa Rosa

Saturday, Apr 6, 2024
Fool’s Day Parade
Frolic with locals as they parade foolishly through town, led by The Hub Bub Club, winding their silly way to Occidental Center for the Arts for live entertainment, children’s activities, and the crowning of the King and Queen of Fools.

Sat-Sun, May 4-5, 2024
Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival
Since 1973 the Bodega Bay community has hosted our annual Fisherman’s Festival, a festival packed with events for people of all ages – craft booths, live music, good food, entertainment and more.
Bodega Bay

Saturday, Apr 20, 2024
Earth Day Celebration

Live performances, demos, kids’ activities and more to celebrate the planet.
Santa Rosa

Saturday, Apr 20, 2024
Butter & Egg Days Parade and Festival

A feast for the entire family offering a wide variety of festival foods, crafts, arts, two large “kid areas” and so much more all spread over four city blocks.

Sat-Sun, April 27-28, 2024
Sebastopol Apple Blossom Parade and Festival
This colorful, weekend-long festival has live music, arts and crafts vendors, food and drink, and a fun children’s area.

Sunday, Apr 28, 2024
Petaluma Spring Antique Faire
This show attracts over 8,000 discerning collectors as well as first-time buyers wishing to collect and invest in real antiques.

Thurs-Sat, May 16-18, 2024
Salute to American Graffiti Car Show
Check out the 400-plus classic cars and trucks, vendors, and special happenings.

Sunday, May 19, 2024
Sonoma County Matsuri Japanese Arts Festival
Free festival of Japanese arts, culture, and food!
Santa Rosa

Dates TBD, Summer 2024
Sonoma Stompers Baseball

Thursdays, May 30-Aug. 29 2024
Summer Nights On The Green Concert Series
A popular summer tradition featuring live music and a farmer’s market.

Sat, June 1, 2024
Sonoma County Pride
A parade and festival featuring live performances and local organization celebrating Sonoma County’s LGBT+ community.
Santa Rosa

Dates TBD, Spring 2024
Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic
The festival is a yearly 2-day event where you can experience balloons up close, watch them launch, and even take tethered rides.
Santa Rosa

Sat & Sun, June 1-2 and June 8-9, 2024
Art at the Source Open Studios
The Sebastopol Center for the Arts’ beloved, non-juried open studio event returns to showcase the work of local artists.

Dates TBD, June 2024
River Arts Festival
A town-wide bazaar of local creativity and a celebration to usher in the Summer season through art, drink and food.

Tues-Sun, June 5- July 28, 2024
Healdsburg Prune Packers Baseball
California Collegiate League

Tuesdays, June 5 – August 6, 2024
Family Movies On The Green
A free, fun series of family films screened out in the open air.

Dates TBD, Summer 2024
Peacetown Summer Concert Series
Free, live music on five outdoor stages.

Dates TBD, June 2024
Forestville Youth Park BBQ
A weekend of family fun featuring food and drink, a carnival, a pie-eating contest and more.

Sat, June 8, 2024
Peggy Sue’s Car Show and Cruise
Hundreds of classic, stock and custom all-American cars will be on display with food, wine and beer, live music, and more.
Santa Rosa

Sat, June 8, 2024
Beerfest -The Good One
Expect mouth-puckering sour beers, hop bombs, barrel-aged brews, and a wide range of other cool libations that make Northern California one of the best beer producing regions in the world..
Santa Rosa

Dates TBD, Summer 2024
Railroad Square Music Festival
A free day of music, feat. 4 stages of music; local food, wine, and craft beer; family/kids area throughout the day; 20+ crafters and artisans.
Santa Rosa.

Fri-Sun, June 14 – 16, 2024
Country Summer Music Festival
Northern California’s biggest country music festival and Sonoma County’s biggest party returns in 2021
Santa Rosa

Dates TBD, Summer 2024
Transcendence’s Broadway Under The Stars
This award-winning series of Broadway-inspired concerts and musicals brings accomplished Broadway performers to Sonoma’s Wine Country.

Wed-Sun, June 19 – 23, 2024
Sonoma Marin-Fair
Fun, food, live music and entertainment. You might even get to see a few local farm animals!

Sun., July 14 2024
Petaluma Art & Garden Festival
Enjoy local crafters, artisans, gardeners, live music on two stages while an array of local wineries, breweries, restaurants & fine food purveyors offer tastings.

July 4 Fireworks
Multiple locations; watch calendar for details

Sundays, July 14 to Aug. 18, 2024
Live at Juilliard Concerts
Free, family-friendly in historic Juilliard Park. In addition to outstanding free music, families enjoy picnicking on the grass and food and beverages available for purchase.

Dates TBD, Summer 2024
Rivertown Revival
Enjoy live music, activities on the water, delicious local food and drink, wild and exotic breathtaking creatures, creative Sonoma County vendors, a large Play Area for kids and kids at heart, interactive art and more.

Dates TBD
Old Grove Festival at Armstrong Redwoods
Great food, beer and wine! This beautiful open-air theatre was built in the 1930s.

Dates TBD
Fort Ross Festival
Witness Kashia Pomo ceremonial dancing, learn from Alaska Native craftspeople, and take in traditional Russian performances, all together on the most beautiful stretch of the Sonoma coast.

Dates TBD
Sonoma County Fair
This beloved event is full of family fun, with carnival rides, the Hall of Flowers, arts and crafts, and tons of food, along with agricultural events and wine country horse racing.
Santa Rosa

Saturday, July 27, 2024
Petaluma Music Festival
An intimate, relaxed, and upbeat celebration, this festival offers an exceptional variety of music for people of all ages, fine beers, premium wine tasting, and specialty food vendors.

Sat-Sun, 10 – 11, 2024
Gravenstein Apple Fair
Ragle Ranch Park in Sebastopol.

Sat-Sun, August 16 – 18, 2024
Cotati Accordion Festival
A non-profit, multi-generational, multi-cultural, musical extravaganza held annually in La Plaza. Park.

October 2024
Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos in Sonoma County
Watch for our special page of events to celebrate these holidays, along with our calendar.

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024
Sonoma County Harvest Fair
Grand Tasting Pavilion and the KZST World Championship Grape Stomp.

Date TBD, December 2024
Lighted Boat Parade in Petaluma
Festive, lighted boats, kayaks and paddle boards will leave the Petaluma Marina at 6pm arriving at the Downtown Turning Basin.

Dates TBD, December 2024
Transcendence Holiday Show
The Broadway Holiday Spectacular cast brings the best performers from all over the country to Bay Area audiences.

Also see:
Summer Concerts in Sonoma County
starting May 2024