Special Events Calendar

The Special Events Calendar lists community special events (e.g. festivals, farmers market) held at City facilities, such as the Plaza or Depot Park.  For information on planning a Special Event at a City venue, please use the links on the left.

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Events Calendar (Approved)

Jun 23 2018

Porsches on the Plaza

8:00am - 4:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-06-23 08:00:00 2018-06-23 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Porsches on the Plaza #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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Porsche Enthusiasts Welcome! The Redwood Region of the Porsche Club of America will host its Annual Porsches on the Plaza event on June 23rd.  Come walk the Historic Front Horseshoe of the Sonoma Plaza as it is adorned with 50+ quality show cars.   If you love your Porsche like we love ours, please join us...

Jul 4 2018

Sonoma’s Annual 4th of July Celebration

10:00am - 5:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-07-04 10:00:00 2018-07-04 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma's Annual 4th of July Celebration #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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Named the eighth best 4th of July celebration in the country by Travel+Leisure Magazine & Yahoo News, Sonoma’s 4th of July Celebration is a tradition that brings the community together and honors our great nations independence. The Parade begins at 10am winding its way around the town’s historic Plaza with 60+ entries. After the parade,...

Jul 4 2018

VOMAA Annual 4th of July Art Show

10:00am - 5:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-07-04 10:00:00 2018-07-04 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles VOMAA Annual 4th of July Art Show #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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The mission of the Valley of the Moon Artist Association, a non-profit association, is to support wine country visual arts and artists. We are celebrating our 60th year in 2018.  Fine art, from traditional to modern is sold on the Sonoma Plaza alongside artisans who produce various crafts.

Jul 10 2018

Tuesday Night Market Jazz July Concert

6:00pm - 7:30pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-07-10 18:00:00 2018-07-10 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Tuesday Night Market Jazz July Concert The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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SONOMA VALLEY JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS 2018 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Tuesday Night Market Jazz All concerts are Free and start at 6pm in the Grinstead Amphitheater

Jul 14 2018

Free Family Bike Workshop

10:00am - 12:30pm Sonoma Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2018-07-14 10:00:00 2018-07-14 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Free Family Bike Workshop 246 East Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Family Bike Workshops are for families with kids learning to ride on the road. Families will learn to safely navigate the streets in a variety of situations through fun, skill building activities and an instructional neighborhood ride. TOPICS COVERED: Lane positioning and riding in the same direction as cars on the road Intersection right-of-way and...

Jul 15 2018

Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

7:00am - 12:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-07-15 07:00:00 2018-07-15 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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Napa-to-Sonoma is the flagship event in the Wine Country Half Marathon Series. This popular race features a fast and scenic course starting at Cuvaison Carneros Winery and finishing in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall. The world-renowned Napa and Sonoma Valleys serve as the host of this event, offering the finest in wine...

Aug 14 2018

Tuesday Night Market Jazz August Concert

6:00pm - 7:30pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-08-14 18:00:00 2018-08-14 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Tuesday Night Market Jazz August Concert The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Directions

SONOMA VALLEY JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS 2018 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Tuesday Night Market Jazz All concerts are Free and start at 6pm in the Grinstead Amphitheater

Aug 25 2018

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation’s – Red and White Ball

4:00pm - 10:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-08-25 16:00:00 2018-08-25 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma Valley Education Foundation's - Red and White Ball #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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The Red and White Ball is a fundraiser for Sonoma Valley Public Schools. Gathering in the heart of Sonoma guest dine on a bountiful menu prepared by Stellar Catering paired with the finest Sonoma County wines. The night is finished off by dancing under the lights of City Hall to Dave Martin's House Party Band!...

Sep 11 2018

Tuesday Night Market Jazz September Concert

6:00pm - 7:30pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-09-11 18:00:00 2018-09-11 19:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Tuesday Night Market Jazz September Concert The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Directions

SONOMA VALLEY JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS 2018 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Tuesday Night Market Jazz All concerts are Free and start at 6pm in the Grinstead Amphitheater

Sep 11 2018

Plein Air- Quick Draw

5:00pm - 7:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-09-11 17:00:00 2018-09-11 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Plein Air- Quick Draw The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Quick Draw Event 5 -7 pm    Plein Air artists set up easels around the Plaza on Farmer's Market Tuesday and have 90 minutes to complete a painting, frame and display it for immediate sale. Visitors  are able to watch the artists paint and acquired their favorite art pieces on the spot! 

Sep 15 2018

Plein Air – Art Show and Sale

10:00am - 4:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-09-15 10:00:00 2018-09-15 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Plein Air - Art Show and Sale #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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Art Show and Sale on Sonoma Plaza  10 am - 4 pm   FREE ADMISSION to the art show, artists demonstrations, live music and hands-on art activities for all ages, including children’s art classes directed by Sonoma Plein Air Foundation grant recipient. 

Sep 16 2018

Celebration of Mexican Independence Day

2:00pm - 7:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2018-09-16 14:00:00 2018-09-16 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Celebration of Mexican Independence Day The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Celebration of Mexican Independence Day-   Día De La Indepencia Mexicana Cultural and Traditional Events engage and heal the community. The Celebration of Mexican Independence Day is celebrating this coming Sunday 16th of September from 2:00 to 7:00 PM. It leads us to remember the leaders who gave their lives for a country free from the...

Sep 29 2018

Vintage Festival

All day - 11:59pm Sonoma Plaza

A nonprofit, 510(c)(3) organization, the Vintage Festival serves as a celebration of the grape bounty, community spirit and rich community history. Held at the historic Sonoma Plaza, community members near and far gather as one, celebrating the heritage and culture of Sonoma Valley through food, wine and fellowship. Since 1897, community members have touted the Sonoma...

Oct 6 2018

Oktoberfest

11:00am - 6:00pm The Sonoma Plaza

SVYSA’s largest fundraiser of the year, the 4th Annual “Oktoberfest” fundraiser will be an afternoon / evening family-friendly gathering featuring food, drink, live music, games, and a “village” for vendors. This provides a great opportunity to raise money for youth sports by providing entertainment and fun for the whole community  

As a courtesy, below is a list of annual events that have a date preference but are not yet shown in the confirmed event calendar.   Date and location preference for City facility use is given to longstanding recurring events and to locally-based City or Sonoma Valley organizations benefiting the community on a non-profit basis.

Annual Special Events (Tentative)

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