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Friday, May 13, 2016

Summer 2016 Events in Sonoma County

Following are major wine and non-wine events in Sonoma County for the month of June through Labor Day weekend 2016. Lots of stuff happening and it's going to be a fun summer. Come see us!
 

Wine Events 


 June

17-19 Out in the Vineyard aka Gay Wine Weekend LGBT event. Info
18 Grill 116 at wineries along Highway 116 between Sebastopol and Forestville. Info
19 Some wineries do something special for Father's Day. Check around.
24-26 Russian River Valley Experience. Info

 July

2 All American Zin Day in Dry Creek Valley. Info
4  Some wineries will be closed for the holiday or close early. It's best to call ahead.

 September

2-4 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend. Food, wine, auction. Info

Non-Wine Events 


Although you will find wine served at many of these

 June

3-5 Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival, Sonoma Raceway. Info
3-5 Country Summer Music Festival, Santa Rosa. Info 
3-12 Healdsburg Jazz Festival. Info
5  Railroad Square Music Festival, Santa Rosa. Info
10-11 Huichica Music Festival, Sonoma. Info
11 Beerfest, Santa Rosa. Info
11 Peggy Sue Car Show & Cruise, Santa Rosa. Info
12 Bear Flag Celebration and BBQ, Sonoma. Info
18 Hot Air Balloon Classic, Windsor. Info 
21 Cotati Jazz Festival. Info
22-26 Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petaluma. Info
24-26 NASCAR at Sonoma Raceway. Info

 July

4  Fireworks all weekend long in different towns throughout the county. Info
Wine Country Big Q. BBQ competition, Petaluma. Info
16-17 Civil War Days, Duncans Mills. Info
22-Aug 7 Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa. Info
29-31 NHRA at Sonoma Raceway. Info

 August

13-14 Gravenstein Apple Fair, Sebastopol. Info
20 Taste of Petaluma. Info
20-21 Cotati Accordion Festival. Info
27-28 Bodega Seafood, Art, and Wine Festival. Info

 Sept

3-4 Cajun Zydeco Festival, Sebastopol. Info  
 

Ongoing  

Tuesday thru Sunday there are morning and evening farmers' markets somewhere in the county. Some of the biggest ones (all in the evening) are in Sonoma on Tuesday, Santa Rosa Wednesday, Windsor Thursday, and Cloverdale on Friday. 
Tuesday: Evening concerts in the Healdsburg plaza
Wednesday: Wines & Sunsets at Paradise Ridge Winery
Thursday: Concerts Under the Stars at Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa (every other week)
Friday: Funky Fridays live music at the Hood Mansion, Santa Rosa. Summer Music Series at Sebastiani Winery in Sonoma
Saturday: Music in Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa
Sunday: Music in Montgomery Village, Santa Rosa. Live at Julliard Park, Santa Rosa
Fri, Sat, Sun: Broadway Under the Stars by the Transcendence Theatre Company at Jack London State Park.