Valley hosts many popular events every year, giving you a special reason
for a day trip, weekend getaway, or part of a longer vacation. Celebrations, festivals,
special wine releases, concerts, art shows, and more... come join the fun! Many
events raise needed funds for non-profit services in the area.
Be sure to plan ahead to stay overnight on major event weekends for more Sonoma Valley hotel
and lodging choices.
Open Fridays 9:00 AM - 12 Noon, year 'round, in Depot Park, just one block north of Sonoma Plaza. Fres fruits and vegetables, artisan breads, cheeses, and arts and crafts. More Info. u>
Sonoma International Film Festival
Set amidst the unparalleled beauty of the Sonoma Valley wine country,the annual Sonoma International Film Festival welcomes filmmakers and film lovers to a sun-drenched, luxurious extended weekend in April, pairing great food, fine wine and more than 90 new independent films from around the world. More Info. u>
April In Carneros
April 21 & 22
An excellent opportunity to explore the Carneros wine region. This "passport" event includes special offerings at 15 to 20 Carneros wineries offering music, barrel tasting and great food. A rare chance to visit some of the small wineries that are never open to the public, as well as gain access to the "inner sanctum" of the larger wineries. More Info. u>
Hiking & Tasting at Kunde Family Estate
Join Sonoma Valley Docent Bill Myers on a fun, casual and up-close hike through the 1,850 acre volcanic and vertical Kunde Estate. This is a great opportunity to see sustainable winegrowing practices at work while taking in some of wine country’s most spectacular scenery. More Info. u>