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)

Oct 2 2022

Redwood Region Porsche Club of America – Concours

9:00am - 3:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-02 09:00:00 2022-10-02 15:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Redwood Region Porsche Club of America - Concours Porsche Enthusiasts Welcome! The Redwood Region of the Porsche Club of America will host its Concours event on October 2.  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 at an upcoming event. The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Porsche Enthusiasts Welcome! The Redwood Region of the Porsche Club of America will host its Concours event on October 2.  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 at an upcoming event.

Oct 2 2022

Music in Place Concert Series “Special Sunday Concert”

12:00pm - 1:30pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-02 12:00:00 2022-10-02 13:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Music in Place Concert Series "Special Sunday Concert" Music in Place is hosting a special concert at noon Sunday, October 2, 2022 in the Grinstead Ampitheatre.   The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Music in Place is hosting a special concert at noon Sunday, October 2, 2022 in the Grinstead Ampitheatre.  

Oct 8 2022

2022 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival on the Sonoma Plaza

All day - 11:59pm
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-08 00:00:00 2022-10-08 23:59:59 America/Los_Angeles 2022 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival on the Sonoma Plaza Join the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance and Foundation (SVVGF) in celebration of Sonoma Valley's 198th annual wine grape harvest at the 2022 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival's Saturday daytime festival on the Sonoma Plaza. The day will begin with an official kickoff ceremony and the Sonoma Valley Grape Stomp, throughout the day guests, visitors and members of the community can enjoy an Artisans Festival featuring more than 20 local art vendors and makers, a BBQ, games and live music, all while sipping local wine and beer by the glass on the Historic Sonoma Plaza. Additional curated wine events and community activities will take place throughout the two-day Festival on October 7 and 8, 2022, including: Friday, October 7, 2022: Sonoma Valley Legends Dinner, sponsored by TricorBraun WinePak, is an exclusive evening at one of Sonoma Valley’s most historic and endearing wineries, Buena Vista Winery. This dinner brings together the veritable winemaking and winegrowing legends of the Sonoma Valley and will feature incredible library and rare vintage wines Saturday, October 8, 2022: Sonoma Valley Grand Tasting, sponsored by Merrill Lynch, The Gonzales Group. Join Sonoma Valley’s vintners and growers for an extravagant evening of wine tasting and live music under the stars in the historic Sonoma Barracks. The Sonoma Valley Grand Tasting features an incredible diversity of wines, highlighting Sonoma Valley’s six winegrowing appellations. This walk-around, regional tasting will feature an impressive collection of Sonoma Valley’s most interesting and impeccably selected wines from more than 30 local wineries. Guests can look forward to engaging with winemakers and winegrowers, while tasting current vintages and locally prepared cuisine from some of the Valley’s most notable chefs. For more information about each event, visit www.valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.org. For more information and tickets to the Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival's individual events, visit www.valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.org.

Join the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance and Foundation (SVVGF) in celebration of Sonoma Valley's 198th annual wine grape harvest at the 2022 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival's Saturday daytime festival on the Sonoma Plaza. The day will begin with an official kickoff ceremony and the Sonoma Valley Grape Stomp, throughout the day...

Oct 15 2022

Oktoberfest 2022

12:00pm - 6:30pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-15 12:00:00 2022-10-15 18:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Oktoberfest 2022 Sonoma Valley Youth Soccer Association’s largest fundraiser of the year, the 7th Annual “Oktoberfest” fundraiser will be an afternoon to evening, family-friendly gathering on the Sonoma Plaza featuring food, drink, live music, games, and a “village” for vendors. This event provides a great opportunity to raise money for youth sports by providing entertainment and fun for the whole community.   #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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Sonoma Valley Youth Soccer Association’s largest fundraiser of the year, the 7th Annual “Oktoberfest” fundraiser will be an afternoon to evening, family-friendly gathering on the Sonoma Plaza featuring food, drink, live music, games, and a “village” for vendors. This event provides a great opportunity to raise money for youth sports by providing entertainment and fun...

Nov 19 2022

Lighting of the Sonoma Plaza 2022

5:00pm - 8:00pm Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2022-11-19 17:00:00 2022-11-19 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Lighting of the Sonoma Plaza 2022 The lighting of the Sonoma Plaza is back! Come see thousands of lights in the historic Sonoma Plaza and enjoy performances, food, hot cocoa, cookies, beer and wine and food trucks. More information at www.sonomavalley.com/holidays #1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA
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The lighting of the Sonoma Plaza is back! Come see thousands of lights in the historic Sonoma Plaza and enjoy performances, food, hot cocoa, cookies, beer and wine and food trucks. More information at www.sonomavalley.com/holidays

Dec 4 2022

Lights of Remembrance

6:00pm - 7:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-04 18:00:00 2022-12-04 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Lights of Remembrance By the Bay Health will host it's 37th annual "Lights of Remembrance" tree- lighting ceremony in the Sonoma Plaza on Sunday, December 4, starting at 6pm.  All ages are invited to attend this community gathering that includes music, sharing of inspiring messages,  and candle-lighting. The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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By the Bay Health will host it's 37th annual "Lights of Remembrance" tree- lighting ceremony in the Sonoma Plaza on Sunday, December 4, starting at 6pm.  All ages are invited to attend this community gathering that includes music, sharing of inspiring messages,  and candle-lighting.

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)

Dec 4 2022

Lights of Remembrance

6:00pm - 7:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-04 18:00:00 2022-12-04 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Lights of Remembrance By the Bay Health will host it's 37th annual "Lights of Remembrance" tree- lighting ceremony in the Sonoma Plaza on Sunday, December 4, starting at 6pm.  All ages are invited to attend this community gathering that includes music, sharing of inspiring messages,  and candle-lighting. The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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By the Bay Health will host it's 37th annual "Lights of Remembrance" tree- lighting ceremony in the Sonoma Plaza on Sunday, December 4, starting at 6pm.  All ages are invited to attend this community gathering that includes music, sharing of inspiring messages,  and candle-lighting.

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