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 25 2019

Sonoma’s Tuesday Night Farmers Market

6:00pm - 9:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-06-25 18:00:00 2019-06-25 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma's Tuesday Night Farmers Market The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Sonoma's Tuesday Night Farmers Market  is a community event, free to all, with Farmers, Artisans, Prepared and Packaged Foods, Local Musicians Entertainment, and Community Non-Profit Organizations, all gathered together on Sonoma's historic Plaza every Tuesday from may through September. Come join the fun and celebrate the summer with your friends and neighbors!

Jun 29 2019

Hula in the Plaza

4:00pm - 5:00pm The Plaza

Hula in the Plaza is a Hula Mai's annual Gift of Aloha to the people of Sonoma- a free 90 minute show of authentic Hawaiian dancing to live music. In 2019 Hula Mai will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary, so this show will include "the best" numbers from previous years as well as new additions...

Jul 4 2019

Sonoma’s Annual 4th of July Celebration 2019

10:00am - 5:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-04 10:00:00 2019-07-04 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma's Annual 4th of July Celebration 2019 #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 2019

VOMAA Annual 4th of July Art Show 2019

10:00am - 5:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-04 10:00:00 2019-07-04 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles VOMAA Annual 4th of July Art Show 2019 #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 61st year in 2019.  Fine art, from traditional to modern is sold on the Sonoma Plaza alongside artisans who produce various crafts.

Jul 13 2019

Family Bike Workshop

10:00am - 12:30pm Sonoma Community Center
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-13 10:00:00 2019-07-13 12:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Family Bike Workshop 246 East Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Join the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition for a Family Bike Workshop, sponsored by the City of Sonoma.  These 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 Include:...

Jul 21 2019

2019 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon

7:00am - 12:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-21 07:00:00 2019-07-21 12:00:00 America/Los_Angeles 2019 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 1 2019

23rd Annual Sonoma City Party

6:00pm - 9:30pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-01 18:00:00 2019-08-01 21:30:00 America/Los_Angeles 23rd Annual Sonoma City Party The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
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The Sonoma City Council and City of Sonoma is delighted to present the 23rd Annual Sonoma City Party. The City of Sonoma hosts this community party to bring our local community together for fun, festivities and to celebrate our special town. A long standing tradition, this unique event celebrates the rich history of Sonoma, its...

Aug 13 2019

Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Summer Concert Series

6:00pm - 8:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-13 18:00:00 2019-08-13 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Summer Concert Series The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Directions

SONOMA VALLEY JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS 2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Tuesday Night Market Jazz All concerts are Free and start at 6pm in the Grinstead Amphitheater

Aug 24 2019

Sonoma Valley Education Foundation’s – 2019 Red and White Ball

4:00pm - 10:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-08-24 16:00:00 2019-08-24 22:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma Valley Education Foundation's - 2019 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! The 2018 Red & White Ball...

Sep 10 2019

Plein Air- Quick Draw

5:00pm - 7:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-10 17:00:00 2019-09-10 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 10 2019

Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Summer Concert Series

6:00pm - 8:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-10 18:00:00 2019-09-10 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Summer Concert Series The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Directions

SONOMA VALLEY JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS 2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Tuesday Night Market Jazz All concerts are Free and start at 6pm in the Grinstead Amphitheater

Sep 14 2019

Plein Air – 2019 Art Show and Sale

10:00am - 4:00pm The Sonoma Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-14 10:00:00 2019-09-14 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Plein Air - 2019 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 15 2019

2019 Celebration of Mexican Independence Day

2:00pm - 7:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-09-15 14:00:00 2019-09-15 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles 2019 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 15th 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...

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)

Jul 9 2019

Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Summer Concert Series (Tentative)

6:00pm - 8:00pm The Plaza
  • Add to calendar 2019-07-09 18:00:00 2019-07-09 20:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Sonoma Valley Jazz Society Summer Concert Series (Tentative) The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Directions

SONOMA VALLEY JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS 2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Tuesday Night Market Jazz All concerts are Free and start at 6pm in the Grinstead Amphitheater

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