A few words about different events throughout the year in
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Northern Sonoma County
The First Weekend in Alexander Valley
Special Tastings and discounts at select Wineries throughout the
The second weekend of January.
Crab and Wine Days
Through out January.
The blooming mustard brings many events. Dinners. Events. Tastings.
A great time of the year to visit.
The Cloverdale Citrus Fair
Features all the citrus grown in the nice warm climate that
Whale watching cruises, art shows, and chowder and wine tastings.
Fantastic film festival of five days with movies, seminars and
special events the first week of the month.
April in Caneros
Twelve wineries in this region band together to offer tastings,
entertainment, food and wine pairings and a passport to all.
Passport to Dry Creek
Two days of great Dry Creek
Napa Valley wines with food and assorted events on the last
weekend of the month.
Apple Blossom Festival
The town of
Sebastopol stages events and parades and basically a good
Luther Burbank Rose Parade Festival
Their version of the rose parade... Check it out!
On the plaza and no vegetarians allowed.
Vintage Car Festival
On the plaza with great food, of course.
Lavender Harvest Party
Matanzas Creek area is famous for all kinds of lavender
Largest charity event of its kind in the world. Draws
people from all over. Takes place at Meadowood Hotel in
The Wine Country Film Festival
Screens features and documentaries July through August
at local theatres and also outdoors at wineries. The
first two weeks of the festival is held in Napa Valley
with the last two in Sonoma.
Napa County Fair
Calistoga Fairgrounds with a lot of down home fun
and horse events and good ole fair food.
County Showcase of Wine and Food
Fine foods and wines with special dinners and barrel tastings.
Fourth of July parade
Salute to The Arts
On the plaza.
Fourth of July
Small town party.
Sonoma County Fair
Ten days of food and fun and wine and horse racing.
Music in the Vineyards
Series of chamber concerts play at various vineyards
throughout the month. A great way to end the day.
Gravenstein Apple Festival
Sebastopol family orientated weekend with petting zoo,
arts and crafts and cooking demonstrations.
Shakespeare in the Park
Nightly in Sebastopol.
Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival
Weekend of parades, arts and crafts, wine tasting and
gourmet foods held throughout downtown Sonoma.
Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction
Labor Day weekend. a smaller version of the Napa wine
auction and some great wines to be had.
Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival
For the tomato lover in you with all kinds of events and
Jazz on the River Festival
Guerneville offers two days of some of the best jazz
anywhere on Johnson's Beach. Bring a canoe and hear some
Mendocino County Fair and
Says it all for you with a rodeo and rides and country
The best artists of
Napa open their studios for two weekends a year.
Free and self guided.
Sonoma County Harvest Fair
Wine and wine and wine .
Festival of Lights
Yountville lights up the season with a winter
wonderland of white light.