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Events and Happenings throughout the San Francisco North Bay counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Mendocino, Lake and beyond, including parades, festivals, car shows, swap meets, crab feeds, concerts, fairs and more! Some bigger events that are outside the North Bay Area are also included because of their popularity. 

Please Note: Before you go to any of the listed events, ALWAYS contact the event staff ahead of time to make sure it wasn't canceled or had a date or time change. The information on this page is provided as a free courtesy to our North Bay friends, family and neighbors. KORK-TV takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the info if something changed or got canceled on short notice.

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January - 2024

 

12th - 15th - Napa: The Napa Truffle Festival at the Oxbow Market - 610 First Street. Experience the magic of truffles while savoring some of the finest truffle cuisine in the world paired with magnificent wines amidst the splendor of world-class Napa wineries. Come watch truffle cooking demos. You can also purchase fresh truffles. See truffle dogs that are trained to sniff out truffles in the ground. For event times and more information, visit https://www.napatrufflefestival.com 

 

20th - Penngrove: Penngrove Social Firemen Crab Feed Fundraiser at the Penngrove Community Clubhouse, 385 Woodward Ave. Cocktails start at 5:30pm / Dinner starts at 7pm featuring crab, pasta, salad, and bread. These volunteers know how to do the crab just right! All proceeds support improvements to Penngrove Park and Clubhouse, and for the benefit of the community. For more info call (707) 794-1516 or click HERE

 

21st - San Francisco: Ocean Beach Hot Rods, Kustoms & Classics Car Show from 7am to 11am on the Great Highway at Lincoln Way. 

 

20th - Santa Rosa: 3rd Annual Disabled American Veterans All You Can Eat Crab Feed held at the Veterans Memorial Building at 1351 Maple Ave beginning at 5pm. Crab, pasta, salad, bread, dessert, raffles & auctions, beer & wine available. Seating is limited. Proceeds benefit disabled veterans. For more information and to purchase tickets call (707) 595-0324 or visit DAV48SONOMA.org 

 

20th - Yountville: Yountville Kiwanis Crab Feed at the Yountville Community Center, 6516 Washington St. Doors open at 5:30pm. Each ticket includes a delicious crab, pasta, salad and fresh bread dinner, as well as table wine. Silent and Live Auctions will be available, as well as raffles including our Instant Wine Cellar Raffle where you could take home over $1,200 worth of wine! The bar will be open with $5 drinks and $25 bottles of wine! Skip the line and buy your raffle and drink packages ahead of time. There will also be ample chances the night of. This is the main fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Yountville which funds the majority of our annual projects. For more information, click HERE

 

20th thru Feb. 18th - Napa: Napa Lighted Arts Festival in downtown Napa, Sunday thru Thursday 6-9pm. Come see a celebration of creative arts, technology and lights, and supports innovative techniques using light and light technologies as a growing art medium. This walkable outdoor experience is FREE in downtown Napa featuring 10 lighted art sculptures for five weeks and projection artwork on 3 iconic downtown buildings. Bring the family and experience the magic of lighted art at the 2024 Napa Lighted Art Festival! For more information, click HERE 

 

26th - Petaluma: Petaluma Woman's Club Annual Crab Feed from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at 518 B Street. The Best Little Crab Feed in Petaluma! Two Ways to Join in the Fun! Drive Through Take Out or Dine-In Person & Live Auction. Enjoy all-you-can-eat, local Dungeness Crab, salad with 1000 Island dressing, French bread, melted butter, beer, wine, soda, and our infamous 'Better Than Sex Cake' for dessert. For more information visit https://petalumawomansclub.com 

 

26th & 27th - Mendocino: 47th Annual Knights of Columbus All You Can Eat Crab Feed at Crown Hall, 45285 Ukiah St. in the town of Mendocino from 5:30pm tp 9pm. Loads of crab, plus wine, salad, garlic bread, and dessert. For more information email info@kcmendo.org or call (707) 710-7787

 

27th - Rohnert Park: Rancho Cotate Athletic Boosters Crab & Pasta Fundraiser held at the Rohnert Park Community Center Main Hall, 5401 Snyder Lane from 5pm to 9pm. SAVE THE DATE!! We sell out every year!! You don't want to miss it! Dinner is crab from Bodega Bay served cold with fresh baked French bread, salad and the very delicious Lombardi's pesto and marinara pasta! No host bar. Featuring the very popular Cake Auction and Silent Auction. All proceeds support the 24 Athletic Sports Programs at Rancho Cotate High School. This event is for 21 years and over. For more information click HERE

 

27th - Napa: 33rd Annual Napa Valley Boys & Girls Club "Dine & Dash" At-Home Crab Feed Fundraiser. This is a take-out dining virtual event. Pick-up location is at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley,1515 Pueblo Ave. For more information click HERE

 

27th - American Canyon: 9th Annual American Canyon High School Choir Crab Feed from 5pm to 9:30pm at The Boys & Girls Club. The Choir Crab Dinner will begin with a Champagne Reception and small bites, with time to browse our Opportunity Drawing and Dessert Auction. Enjoy featured performances by the ACHS Choirs, followed by a plated multi-course Crab Dinner, no host bar, and the ever-exciting Live Auction! 

 


 

February - 2024


3rd - Santa Rosa: Montgomery High School Education Foundation Crab Feed held at Saint Eugene Becker Center, 2323 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa from 5:30pm to 9pm. Join us for an evening of fun and giving. Our annual crab feed is back! No host bar opens st 5:30. Beer, wine, soda, and water available for purchase. Dinner includes crab, clam chowder, green salad, and bread. Dessert table hosted by Project Grad. We will have an exciting auction, including grade level theme baskets and many other amazing items. Entertainment will be provided by our very own Montgomery students. For more information, click HERE

 

3rd - Vallejo: The 2nd Annual Coach Sarna League Crab Feed at the Vallejo Veterans Hall 420 Admiral Callaghan Lane. Tickets are on a first-come basis! **Table sponsorships are available**. Through three seasons The Coach Sarna NFL Flag Football League has given over $25k in scholarships to ensure every child who wanted to play will indeed play, regardless of financial ability. This crab feed will go on to support their great cause and ensure every child in our area has access to high-quality NFL Flag Football and STEM competitions using LEGO bricks. For more information call (707) 334-2961 or email TheCoachSarnaLeague@gmail.com or click HERE 

 

3rd - Santa Rosa: 34th Annual Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa is the premier Crab and Wine event in the North Bay Area! Join over 1,500 supporters from the agriculture and business communities as we gather to support local agricultural education programs and advocacy. This fun and exciting evening has received rave reviews and is the largest crab feed in California and maybe even the U.S.! Combined with a reception featuring premier Sonoma County beer, wine and spirits, live music, and an impressive silent and live auction, the Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest makes for one of the year’s best events and an evening you don’t want to miss! Proceeds benefit Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s agricultural education activities, including Ag Days for over 3,000 elementary school students, teachers, and parents, Foundation scholarships, 4-H & FFA, Young Farmers & Ranchers, youth leadership activities, local fair exhibitors, training, and advocacy efforts. Strengthen Farm Bureau’s collective impact by supporting this epic event. For more information click HERE

 

3rd - Napa: Napa Valley Horsemen's Association Crab & Pasta Feed Fundraiser held at 1200 Foster Rd., in Napa. Doors open at 4:30 / Dinner starts at 6pm. Music from 8pm to 10pm. For more info, email: napavalleyhorsemens@gmail.com or click HERE

 

3rd - Novato: Nativity Of Christ Greek Orthodox Christian Church Crab Feed at 1110 Highland Dr. Every winter, together with Nativity of Christ, the Cretan Chapter of Marin and Sonoma County hosts a Community Crab Feed averaging over 300 people in attendance. It continues to be an event that attracts people from all over the North Bay. In addition to delicious crab, the evening is full of live Cretan music, silent auction, wine tasting and a raffle. Please contact the Church Office to find out more information or to reserve your tickets by clicking HERE 

 

3rd - Sebastopol: 61st Annual Forestry Crab Feed held at the Holy Ghost Hall, 7960 Mill Station Road, Sebastopol from 5pm to 11pm. All you can eat crab feed, plus dancing, raffle and silent auction. For more information, click HERE

 

10th - Benicia: Benicia Lions Club will host their 51st annual Crab Feed. Join us at the Benicia Historic Clock Tower. 6-10pm (Dinner is served at 7pm) There will be a silent auction, Desserts to purchase by Lasagna con Amore, a DJ, Dancing, and more. Tickets are $75 for adults or $70 per ticket for a table of 8 Our Crab is so good, you'll say '...Oh my Cod'. For more info click HERE

 

10th - Kenwood: Kenwood Firefighters Association is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Crab Feed to be held at the firehouse. This has been a great community event and the profits help support the Kenwood Fire District. Tickets are $85.00 ea. for general, Private tables for 8 people $1,000.00ea. Tickets go on sale December 1st, 2023 at 8:00AM Sharp! Tickets are on sale at the Fire Station, located at 9045 Sonoma Hwy. in Kenwood. Call 707-833-2042 for more info.

 

10th - Santa Rosa: Active 20-30 Club Of Redwood Empire's 21st Annual Crab Feed For Kids held at Friedman Events Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa from 6pm to 10pm. ALL YOU CAN EAT CRAB | COCKTAILS | LIVE BAND| LIVE AUCTION. Buy your tickets NOW! (Fair warning, we sell out EVERY year). Proceeds benefit programs for local disadvantaged youth through out the year. EARLY BIRD $65 - Available now through December 31st. GENERAL $70 - Available January 1st until they're gone. Interested in sponsorship tables? For more information, click HERE For reservations please messaging us at 1029crabfeed@gmail.com MUST BE 21 OR OVER to attend. Valid ID required at door.

 

10th - Vacaville: 3rd Annual Travis Bay Area Chapter of AFSFA Crab Feed at the Vacaville Veterans Hall, 549 Merchant St., Vacaville at 6pm. Doors open at 5:30pm. AFSFA is the Air Force Security Forces Association. $75 per person. Dinner includes Bread, Salad, Pasta, and of course Dungeness Crab, plus a dessert auction, entertainment & silent auction. Proceeds help support the 60th Security Forces Squadron and their families at Travis AFB. For more information, click HERE

 

18th - Bodega Bay: The Bodega Bay Grange Crab Cioppino Feast at the Bodega Bay Grange Hall, 1370 Bodega Ave. The first seating is from noon to 1:30pm, and again at 3pm to 4:30pm. For more information, click HERE To see the flyer, click HERE. 

 

18th - San Francisco: Ocean Beach Hot Rods, Kustoms & Classics car show from 7am to 11am located on The Great Highway and Lincoln Way. 

 

24th - Vacaville: 15th Annual Vacaville Christian Schools All You Can Eat Crab Feed held at the Sunrise Event Center, 620 Orange Drive, Vacaville. Doors open at 5pm / Dinner starts at 6:15pm. All-you-can-eat fresh Dungeness crab, bread, Caesar salad and pasta! $100 for crab / $110 for crab & ribs. Raffle baskets, silent and live auction items, and a wide variety of tasty dessert auction items for you to choose from. You will want to join our 50/50 raffle with a typical payout of over $1,000! For more information, click HERE


 

March - 2024

3rd - Napa: Napa Valley Marathon (is sold out). Following the famed Silverado Trail from Calistoga to Napa, the point to point marathon passes beautiful scenery, vineyards, and some of the most world-renowned wineries along the way. Established in 2019 and beginning from Conn Creek Winery on the Silverado Trail, the half marathon offers a fast, gorgeous tour through wine country. And don’t miss out on the Kiwanis Club of the Greater Napa Valley 5K, a quick out-and-back from the main finish line. With three speedy courses lined with stunning vineyard scenery to choose from, there’s a race for runners and walkers of every ability! Run, sip, and savor, all while supporting the Napa Valley community. The Napa Valley Marathon is a local nonprofit organization that gives back to the community in a variety of ways, including through a yearly scholarship program. For more information, click HERE 


8th & 9th - Santa Rosa: The Santa Rosa Fishing Tackle, Duck Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show at the Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Ave., across from the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. This is the largest show of its kind in the West for buying & selling antique, collectible, old, new & used fishing tackle, rods, reels, fly rods & reels, lures, knives, duck decoys, duck calls, shell boxes, wildlife art, prints, books, and many other sporting collectibles. No guns or ammo. Saturday 9am - 5pm / Sunday 8am - 3pm. For more information, call (707) 888-7935 or email warrenjo@pacbell.net or click HERE 

 

15th - 17th - Sonoma: The David Love Memorial Vintage Car Road Races at Sonoma Raceway. Watch 200 of the finest vintage race cars whip around the track. This is the season opener for CSRG Racing, Northern California's premier vintage racing organization featuring two days of racing on Saturday and Sunday. A wonderful weekend to enjoy with car enthusiasts of all ages. For more information, click HERE  

 

17th - Redwood Valley: St. Patrick's Day Pancake Breakfast from 9am to 12 pm at Redwood Valley Grange - 8650 East Rd. Hosted by Redwood Valley Grange, Redwood Valley Calpella Fire Department and the Humane Society for Inland Mendocino County. Adults are $12 / Kids 12 and under are $6. Tickets sold at the door or in advance at www.mendohumanesociety.com/events 

 

23rd & 24th - Pleasanton: The Good Guys 40th All-American Get Together at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. 8am to 5pm on Saturday. 8am to 4pm on Sunday. For more information, click HERE 


 

April - 2024

 

5th - 7th - Sonoma: The FANATEC GT World Challenge at Sonoma Raceway! Come see amazing GT races with bumper to bumper action as these incredible cars race around the track. This three-day race weekend will feature two 90-min doubleheader races, as well as four exciting support series; Toyota GR Cup North America, GT America powered by AWS, Pirelli GT4 America and TC America powered by Skip Barber. Catch all the latest and greatest GT3, GT2, GT4 and TC racecars tear it up on our 12-turn road course! For more information click HERE

 

6th - Santa Rosa: Battle of the Brews at Sonoma County Fairgrounds from 1-5 pm. Come celebrate all things craft beer at the biggest beer event Sonoma County has ever seen! For more info, click HERE Your ticket includes admission, all-you-can-eat FOOD, all-you-can-drink-responsibly BEER, live music, raffles, games, and much more! Upon entry, grab a glass and enjoy beer from your favorite brewery, or check out what the food vendors have cooked on the grill. Remember, enjoy responsibly.


10th - Sonoma: The Wednesday Night Drags begin at Sonoma Raceway! Come for a night of fun, whether you're a spectator or a racer. You do not need to have a "race car" to participate. Your daily driver can be used. For more details and information on these events, click HERE
 

19th - 21st - Sonoma: Sonoma Speed Tour Vintage & Classic Races at Sonoma Raceway! Experience 850 hp Trans Am cars, classic Corvettes, Alfas, Porsches, Historic F.1 and Indy cars racing on this legendary track. Mission Foods Sonoma SpeedTour provides the opportunity to get up close to celebrated drivers, legendary race cars and much more. SpeedTour events are for the whole family so join us for the full weekend; one day won’t be enough! SpeedTour will feature racers and cars from Trans Am, Sportscar Vintage Racing (SVRA), and International GT (IGT). You don't want to miss this event! For more information, click HERE 

 

19th - 28th - Redding: Kool April Nights Car Show. This is a HUGE and very well run event featuring thousands of cool cars and rides throughout various locations in Redding. If you've never been to this event, you need to go. There is simply way too much going on at this show to list here, so for more information about it and all of the events and happenings, visit their website by clicking HERE
 

20th - Sonoma: Hagerty Cars & Caffeine Car Show, open to all classic, vintage, exotic, vintage motorcycles and collectible cars of interest. All car clubs are welcome and will receive their own corral. Each $75.00 car show registration includes 2 Weekend passes (2 people Sat & Sun) to the Vintage and Trans Am Auto Race. Touring on the Sonoma Raceway in your show car. VIP Parking. Full access to the racecar paddock. Come out for the day or the weekend. Register here: https://speedtour.net/sonoma For more information email tc@svra.com or call Toni Strollo at 863-698- 8620.

 

20th - Petaluma: Butter & Egg Days parade and festival in downtown Petaluma from 10am to 5pm. The Butter & Egg Days Festival is a feast for the entire family, offering a wide variety of festival foods, crafts, arts, two large “kid areas” and so much more all spread over four city blocks. The strength of Petaluma’s giving culture is well documented we are excited and honored to celebrate the generosity and compassion of those that make up the very fabric of our community. For more information, click HERE  

 

20th - Fairfield: Blues, Brews and BBQ Cook-Off in downtown Fairfield on the County Green from 12-4 pm promises to be a great time! Sip on ice cold adult beverages, savor the smoky goodness of BBQ and other yummy eats, and groove to the smooth sounds of Ideateam! $10 general admission ahead of time or $15 at the door. $75 VIP Experiences are also available but limited in quantities. For more information about this great event, click HERE 

 

21st - Santa Rosa: 10th Annual John Puccioni Memorial Swap Meet at the veterans building across the street from the fairgrounds, 6am to 1pm. Cars and related parts only. Space fees: $30 per vehicle / $50 for truck and trailer. $20 for vehicles for sale / $10 car show fee. Any question please call Rich at (707) 376-8687 or visit https://cruisinnorth.com 

 

21st - Benicia: The Benicia High School Band Boosters presents The 29th Annual Benicia Classic Car Show on the First Street Green located at the corner of 1st St and East B St. This event is their biggest fundraiser which supports the high school marching band, color guard, jazz, and concert music programs. The show features American-made 1989 and earlier vehicles, expecting 400 cars. The picnic-like event usually draws 5,000 spectators. Come enjoy cool cars, oldies music, raffles, prizes, and awards as well as our own high school traveling musicians. Spectator attendance is free. "Show time" is 9am to 3pm.

 

21st - Woodland: The Sacramento Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet from 7am - 4pm at the Yolo County Fairgrounds at 1250 Gum Ave. in Woodland. This event is on Saturday only. It used to be the famed & original "Reno swap meet" that got moved to Woodland. It's usually pretty big with lots of vendors. For more information, click HERE or call Jim at (916) 955-8777

 

21st - 25th - San Francisco: California Mille Miglia 2024 brings rare, historic cars from all over the world to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. The public is invited to see the biggest free car show of its kind in America, meet the drivers and enjoy live Italian music. Free Car Show & Live Italian Music on Nob Hill Precede the 1000-Mile Drive at the Fairmont Hotel. For more info call (415) 479-9940 or click HERE 

 

25th - 29th - San Rafael: The American Crown Circus comes to Northgate Mall. This is a family run, bilingual circus that features acrobats, high wire acts, clowns and more! Fun for the whole family. For tickets, times and more information, click HERE

 

27th - Healdsburg: The Healdsburg High School Auto Shop Presents the 8th Annual Healdsburg High School Car Show from 10am to 2pm in the main parking lot at Healdsburg High School, 1024 Prince Ave. Come see lots of cool cars and enjoy food, music vendors and more while supporting the high school auto shop. For a video with information about this event, click HERE

 

27th - Sonoma: The 6th Annual Garagiste Wine Festival, celebrating the artisan wine maker, held at the Veterans Memorial Building on 1st Street West in downtown Sonoma from 10am to 2pm. Features wines from ultra-premium, hard to find micro wineries. At this exclusive event, you will discover and taste amazing, cutting-edge wines from over 40 high-quality, micro-production, commercial wineries from Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Santa Cruz, and many more Northern California wine regions. Find out why we’ve been selling out our events for ten years and why we were named the #1 Wine Festival in the Country by USA Today! Meet the winemakers in person and hear directly from them about the ins and outs of their winemaking styles. For more information, click HERE 

 

27th - 28th - Lakeport: Kings of Clear Lake Catfish Tournament from 7am to 4pm. Mandatory Captains meeting on April 26th at 6pm at Lakeport Bait & Tackle - 610 North Main Street to register. $150 per team. 1st prize is $3,000!! 2nd Prize is $1,800!! 3rd Prize is $1,200! To pre-register your team, click HERE but you are not registered until your entry fee has been paid. For more info, call Billy Wynn at (530) 780-6115 or Brenda Macchietto at (707) 900-5101

 

27th - 28th - Sebastopol: The 78th Annual Apple Blossom Festival & Parade presented by the Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce. Festivities kick-off on Saturday at 10am with a lively and colorful parade celebrating all things spring in Sonoma County and led by none other than Snoopy!! The parade route starts at Analy High School and runs down Main Street which ends at noon. Then the celebration continues at Ives Park at Ives Park, 7400 Willow Street, a block and a half off of Main St., with two stages of live music, a wide variety of local arts & crafts vendors and a delicious assortment of food trucks, craft beer and local wine! The Kidz zone includes carnival rides & games, puppet shows, face painting, soccer goals for kicking and a petting zoo! Snoopy will be hanging out at the festival Saturday & Charlie Brown & Woodstock will be there Sunday! For more info click HERE

 

28th - Petaluma: The 38th Annual Petaluma Antique Faire from 8 am to 4 pm. Admission is free. Historic Downtown Petaluma transforms into an antique marketplace amid the beautiful historic buildings, one-of-a-kind stores, and an incredible array of restaurants and cafes. Guests can find an incomparable selection of affordable antiques from over 200 dealers.  The show has a nice variety of estate jewelry, linens, furniture, art, kitchenware, vintage décor, books, and all kinds of unusual collectibles to suit everyone's budget. Over 8,000 discerning collectors as well as first-time buyers wishing to collect and invest in real antiques attend this fun event. For more information, click HERE


 

May - 2024


1st - Sonoma: Wednesday Night Drags at Sonoma Raceway! Come for a night of fun, whether you're a spectator or a racer. You do not need to have a "race car" to participate. Your daily driver can be used. For more details and information on these fun events, click HERE

 

2nd - 6th - Santa Rosa: The American Crown Circus comes to Santa Rosa Fairgrounds. This is a family run, bilingual circus that features acrobats, high wire acts, clowns and more! Fun for the whole family. For tickets, times and more information, click HERE 

 

3rd - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Alvon Johnson at Ridgeview Park, 4910 Silver Creek Rd. The series features eight additional music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE

 

3rd - 5th - Sacramento: The 73rd Annual Sacramento Autorama at Cal-Expo. Known as the Kustom Capital of the World and boasts being home to one of the longest running indoor car shows in the world. Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside Cal Expo buildings. General Admission (13 years and up): $20.00. Junior Admission (6-12 years): $10.00. 5 and under get in free. For more info call (877) 763-7469 or click HERE 

 

4th - Grass Valley: 37th Annual Downtown Car Show from 10am - 2pm. Set in historic downtown Grass Valley, amongst gold-rush-era buildings, this Sierra Foothills community event is always a hit with young and old alike. See approximately 250 of the finest custom, vintage, and antique cars and trucks in all of Northern California. Enjoy great rock ‘n roll music as you stroll through the streets of historic downtown. Browse local car-related vendor booths, shop in the incredible collection of downtown stores, and relax at one of three wine-tasting rooms as you sample the best of hand-crafted, mountain-grown Sierra Foothill wines. For more info click HERE 

 

4th - 5th - Bodega Bay: The 51st Annual Fisherman's Festival held at Westside Park from 10am to 5pm. This Festival is packed with events for people of all ages: craft booths, live music, good food, beer, wine, entertainment and more. This is a family friendly fundraiser for 25 local non profits. Since 1973, this event has celebrated our local fisherman when salmon season is kicked off with a blessing of the fleet. The Fisherman’s Festival is an all-volunteer event that benefits Bodega Bay Area community services. For more information, click HERE  

 

4th - 5th - Santa Rosa: Jump aboard the mini-train at Youth Community Park, 1701 Fulton Rd. from Noon to 4pm (weather permitting). These fun mini-train rides are operated by Redwood Empire Live Steamers Interactive Museum, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma County's railroad history through re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Rides are offered on a donation basis. For more information call (707) 578-4414 or email redwoodempirels@gmail.com or visit their facebook page by clicking HERE 

 

5th - Rohnert Park: The SoCo Market "Fork'n Good Food Festival" held at SoMo Village featuring 40+ food vendors, marketplace, live music and much more! Event time is 11am to 5pm. For more information or tickets, click HERE 

 

5th - Turlock: The 39th Annual Spring Turlock Swap Meet at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds from 6am to 2pm. Not exactly the Bay Area but for classic car enthusiasts, the Turlock swap meets are known for being among the best and are worth the drive. For more information call (209) 201-8491 or click HERE

 

11th - San Rafael: 34th Annual May Madness Classic Car Show & Parade on 4th St. in downtown San Rafael from 12 noon to 6pm. Greg Borrelli's "May Madness" is the longest running street rod show and parade in Northern California! A parade at 5pm celebrates where it all began. This is one of the locations where some scenes in American Graffiti were filmed. Come join the fun in the sun. For more information and a cool video of the show, click HERE 

 

11th - Cotati: 3rd Annual Rollin’Rosie Poker Run and Classic Car Show. The Poker Run begins at Lola’s Market in Healdsburg and features stops throughout the county hosted by some fabulous local business and amazing local car clubs! The poker run ends at La Plaza Park in Cotati where the classic car show will be located, complete with live music, vendors, food and a raffle! We hope that you can join us for all or part of the fun! For more information, click HERE or email rollinrosiescc@gmail.com 

 

11th - Rohnert Park: The 2nd Annual Kreole & Krawfish CommUNITY Gathering at SoMo Village in Rohnert Park from Noon to 6pm. Food, Music, Dance, Family-Friendly, Positive Vibez! Inspired by GRAMMY Nominated Andre Thierry, the KREOLE & KRAWFISH CommUNITY Gathering is a family-friendly outdoor food & live music event that you won't want to miss. Featuring a lineup of Louisiana and California bands and foods, with vendors serving some of the most mouthwatering dishes and drink specials at the full-service bar! Save the date, grab your family and friends, come INJOY the day with us, and indulge! Tickets are available online through Eventbrite. ALL ages are welcome! Children 12 and under are admitted for free. For more info click HERE 

 

11th - 12th - Mill Valley: The Mill Valley Music Festival at Friends Field, 180 Camino Alto from Noon to 7pm. This fun event features a heady, multi-genre mix of diverse national acts and local lights, coupled with world-class food, drink and art. Mill Valley Music Festival is about so much more than just music, it is a celebration of the incredible local community that makes Mill Valley such a special place to live. Come visit the Manzanita Market - a collection of the best artisans, artists, businesses and non-profit organizations the Bay Area and Marin have to offer. For tickets and more info, click HERE 

 

12th - Windsor: Sonoma County Fire District presents the FREE Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast & Safety Fair from 8am to 12pm at Keiser Park, 700 Windsor River Road. Bring Mom and treat her to breakfast! Meet your local First Responders, check out Emergency Vehicles, learn tips to keep your family safe! For more info and to reserve your spot, click HERE

 

17th - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Mingo Lewis at Mankas Park, 2800 Owens Street. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE

 

17th - 19th - Kelseyville: The California Speed Boat Association presents The Vintage Boat & Classic Car Show at Buckingham Golf & Country Club, 2855 Westlake Drive. Come enjoy a classic car show and vintage boats on the water. BBQ, Food, Music, Dancing, Cruise, Fun and Silent Auction. For more information contact Rich Scogin at (707) 900-8188 or John Walti at (707) 208-9348. For registration, contact Peggy Bonds at lilolgypsy@aol.com 

 

17th - 19th - Clearlake Oaks: The 40th Annual Clearlake Oaks - Glenhaven Catfish Derby on Clear Lake. Fishing starts at noon on Friday and ends at noon on Sunday. This is the largest catfish derby west of the Mississippi. The tournament features separate divisions for adults and kids; food and entertainment; a $5,000 prize cash for the largest fish caught in the adult division; $100 for the largest fish caught in each of two kids divisions; over $10,000 total in cash and merchandise prizes. Registration and check-in begins on Thursday of Derby week at 12:00 noon at Derby Headquarters at the Clearlake Oaks fire station, 12655 E. Highway 20.  For more information, click HERE 

 

17th - 19th - Healdsburg: Healdsburh Wine & Food Experience. On the 17th from 4 to it's Happy Hour with Healdsburg’s Best with Craft cocktails, delicious bites. On the 18th from 12:30 to 5 it's the Vintners Plaza Grand Tasting featuring 150+ artisans, top chefs, and special Healdsburg resident pricing. On the 19th it's the Wine-Down Pool Party at Francis Ford Coppola Winery from noon to 4 featuring Prosecco cocktails, bites and DJ beats. For tickets or more information, click HERE or email team@healdsburgwineandfood.com 

 

18th - Woodland: The Woodland Street Cruisers present The Main Street Car Show and Cruise in downtown Woodland starting at 9am. If you love hot rods, classic cars, rat rods, tuner cars, or anything in between, this is the show for you. Music, Food, Raffle Prizes, 50/50, Poker Walk. For more information click HERE 

 

18th - Santa Rosa: Kids To Parks Day at Howarth Park, 630 Summerfield Rd. from 11am to 2pm sponsored by Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks. Join them for a FREE Kids to Parks Day Scavenger Hunt! Kids to Parks Day is a nationwide day of outdoor exploration and play, organized by the National Park Trust. Take a self-directed Scavenger Hunt through the park to reveal the location of the secret prize and enjoy treats and activities along the way! If you haven't been there, Howarth Park is one of the best places to bring kids. There is a petting zoo, a train ride, pony rides and all sorts of great things for kids. For more information about this event, click HERE 

 

18th - Yountville: 12th Annual Yountville Art, Sip & Stroll from 11am to 5pm. Napa Valley's largest visual arts event featuring over 50 artists showcasing their fine art, sculptures, ceramics, photography and jewelry while tasting wines from several local wineries. This event is free to attend with free parking throughout town BUT tasting wine does require the purchase of tickets. For more information about this event, click HERE 

 

18th - Petaluma: Salute to American Graffiti. A lot of people think American Graffiti was filmed in Modesto. In fact, most of the movie was filmed in Petaluma in the summer of 1972. Come join us as we celebrate American Graffiti being filmed on the same streets that the car show is on. How about cruising those streets? Starting at 4pm, we open those streets up to cruising. That's right, you can cruise the same streets that Milner and Falfa did in the movie. Don't be square, be there!  For more info call (707) 762-3394 or visit https://americangraffiti.net/show  See you there!

 

18th - Santa Rosa: Downtown Santa Rosa Rose parade. Step back in time and journey into the dynamic tapestry of Santa Rosa History with the return of the Luther Burbank Rosa Parade. This year's theme is "Trek Through Time", paying homage to the rich heritage and the future of our vibrant region. Starting at 10am, festivities kick-off with a dazzling procession of marching bands, community organizations and intricately crafted floats. As the parade winds its way through the heart of town, immerse yourself in the spirit of unity and joy that defines our community. Parade location is in the 4th street area in downtown Santa Rosa. 

 

19th - Petaluma: The 49th Annual Petaluma Swap Meet held at the Sonoma / Marin Fairgrounds in downtown Petaluma, sponsored by The Redwood Chapter of the Early Ford V-8 Club. This is always a great swap meet and one of the biggest in the area. It runs from sun-up to 2pm. A 20x25 space is $40. No reservations taken or needed. There is always room for all. For more info, call Dave Peterson at (707) 484-6171 or email 1DavePete@comcast.net 

 

24th - 26th - Napa: BottleRock 2024! 3 fun filled days of concerts, food and wine in downtown Napa! This year's headliners include Stevie Nicks, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, The Offspring, Nelly, Norah Jones and many, many others. For more information, click HERE 

 

25th - Lakeport: The Lakeport Memorial Day Parade on Main Street in downtown Lakeport beginning at 11am. The Lake County Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to join us for this beloved tradition, whether you're marching in the parade, cheering from the sidelines, or simply enjoying the day with loved ones, the Lakeport Memorial Day Parade is sure to be a memorable experience for all. To enter an exhibit in the parade, contact the Lake County Chamber of Commerce at (707) 263-5092 or info@lakecochamber.com For more info about the event, click HERE

 

25th - Lakeport: The Rotary Club of Lakeport Craft Fair on “Memorial Saturday” from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the new park in Lakeport, Xabatin Park! For more info, click HERE

 

25th - Lakeport: The Lakeport Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast held in the parking lot of the Silveria Community Center starting at 7am. Tickets are available at the event for $10 which includes Pancakes, Meat (sausage/ham), Eggs, Juice, Milk, Coffee. We look forward to you being there! 

 

25th - Rohnert Park: The 39th Annual Rohnert Park Fishing Derby held at Roberts Lake at 5010 Roberts Lake Road in downtown Rohnert Park from 8am to 10am. Registration is between 7am and 8am. Awards are at 10:15. This event is for kids 15 years old and younger and is an entirely FREE outdoor experience for local youths, providing angler instruction and giving awards during the fishing contest. This community outreach is geared to educate kids about the benefits and FUN of fishing. A T-shirt will be given to kids who participate. Local vendors will be present with activities and treats for the entire family. For more info, click HERE   

 

26th - Lower Lake: The Lower Lake Daze Parade and Street Fair kicks off Summer in Lake County. Join us on Main Street in downtown Lower Lake. Local vendors and artisans, food trucks and live music! Stop in and say hello to our Main Street businesses open during the event. Street Fair 10am - 3pm. Parade 11am For more information and applications for both vendors and the parade, click HERE

 

27th - Windsor: Newsong Church Memorial Day Car Show at 167 Arata Lane from 10am to 2pm. Since 2014 we’ve hosted our Memorial Day Car Show and it has grown every year to be the largest of its kind in Windsor. Last year we had upwards of 2000 spectators and 180 cars. 2024 will be our 10th year and we plan to have just as much fun! In addition to the wide variety of vehicles on display (classics - hot rods - imports - low riders - motorcycles), we’ll have food trucks on site and fun activities for kids such as bounce houses and face painting! This event is FREE and is family friendly and open to the public. Everyone is welcome, so please tell your friends! If you are just attending, registration is not needed, just come! To register your vehicle or to get more info, please click HERE 

 

27th - Mill Valley: The Annual Mill Valley Volunteer Firefighters Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast is back for 2024! This annual fundraiser takes place from 7am to 11am downtown in front of Mill Valley City Hall at 26 Corte Madera Avenue, outside Southern Marin Fire District's Station 6 with pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Donations of $15 for adults and $10 for kids with all proceeds to benefit the Mill Valley Volunteer Firefighters Association. (cash only, please) This event expects thousands of plates to be filled, so please arrive early. We hope to see you there!


 

June - 2024

1st - Ukiah: Ukiah Airport Day held at the Ukiah Airport at 1403 South State Street from 9am to 2pm. Come see the many ways the Ukiah Airport serves the community by providing private and corporate flying, package delivery, air ambulance, fire fighting, search & rescue and local businesses. This events includes free parking and free admission, flying demos, war birds, experimental aircraft, Cal-Fire, Cal-Star, general aviation and DJ Ken Steely, plus food and drink vendors. It's lots of fun for both kids and adults. For more information, please call (707) 467-2855

 

1st - 2nd - Santa Rosa: Jump aboard the mini-train at Youth Community Park, 1701 Fulton Rd. from Noon to 4pm (weather permitting). These fun mini-train rides are operated by Redwood Empire Live Steamers Interactive Museum, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma County's railroad history through re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Rides are offered on a donation basis. For more information call (707) 578-4414 or email redwoodempirels@gmail.com or visit their facebook page by clicking HERE 

 

2nd - Cloverdale: Cloverdale Neighborhood Fest at City Park, 450 West Second St., from 11am to 2pm, sponsored by the City of Cloverdale, Resiliant Cloverdale and and The Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce. Bring the whole family for a day filled with free fun and community connection, featuring raffle prizes, a delicious lunch courtesy of El Milagro, and groove to live music with Court 'n Disaster. 

 

7th - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Los Cochinos at County Green, corner of Texas & Jefferson. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE



7th - 9th - Sonoma: It's NASCAR weekend at Sonoma Raceway! Starting Friday is the General Tire 200 at 3:30pm. For information on Friday's race, click HERE. Then Saturday at 5pm is the Xfinity Series Sonoma 250. For more information on this race, click HERE  And then on Sunday is The Toyota Save Mart 350 starting at 12:30pm. For more information on this race, click HERE

 

8th - Santa Rosa: Sonoma County Beerfest - The Good One! Join us for a hop-tastic event at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts from 1pm to 4:30pm! This is the ultimate gathering for beer enthusiasts. Sip and savor a wide variety of craft beers from over 50 local breweries and cider makers. Indulge in delicious food , music and more. Whether you're a beer connoisseur or just looking for a good time, this event is not to be missed. Grab your friends and come raise a glass with us at Beerfest - The Good One! It's Face to Face’s biggest fundraiser event of the year. For more information or to get your tickets, click HERE  

 

12th - Windsor: Russian River Brewing Company presents their first ever "Way Back Wednesday", featuring vintage vehicles at their Windsor Brewery location at 700 Mitchell Lane from 5pm to 7pm. Get your vintage cars, trucks & motorcycles out and come-on down for some fun! There is plenty of parking for all. This is a free event. All ages welcome. 

 

13th - 16th - Vallejo: The Solano County Fair at the Fairgrounds in Vallejo. Lots of fun for the whole family, featuring all of the fun things to see and do, such as shopping, live music, 4H animal exhibits and auction, fun carnival rides and so much more. For more info, click HERE  

 

14th - 16th - Santa Rosa: Country Summer Music Festival returns to Santa Rosa at Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Three days of country music! For more info, click HERE

 

15th - Lakeport: Lakeport Camp & Shine VW Car Show and swap meet presented by Norcal Aircooled Group held at Library Park, 225 Park Street. Show entrants enter from 3rd Street. $20 car show entry / $20 swap space. Car show, swap meet, kids coloring contest, T-shirts, big raffle, dash plaques and awards. For more info, call or text Ron Holman at (925) 876-9460

 

15th - Santa Rosa: The North Coast Wine & Food Festival held at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. Join us for amazing chefs, interactive experiences, music, and the best wines from our region. Noon to 1:00pm – Exclusive VIP Access / 1:00 to 4:00pm – General Admission.Taste more than 90 exceptional wines from California’s premier wine-country regions, as well as dishes from 25 iconic Wine Country chefs. VIP ticket holders are admitted to the event 1 hour prior to public's arrival and have access to the VIP Lounge throughout the event. $160.00 VIP - includes early admission and access to all food and beverages, including the VIP Lounge. $95.00 General Admission - includes admission to the event and access to food and beverages. $50.00 Designated Driver - includes admission to the event and access to food and non-alcoholic beverages only. For tickets and more information, click HERE  

 

15th - 16th - Sacramento: Crawdad Festival 2024 at Cal-Expo! The Crawdad Festival brings together communities in Northern California over Father's Day Weekend for a family-oriented, outdoor event rooted in culture. Put on your dancing shoes and be prepared to dance into the night. Enjoy a music experience included with the Crawdad Festival Admission, featuring smooth Jazz and an electric mix of Zydeco, Cajun, Blues, R&B Funk, Soul, Rhythm & Blues and Southern Rock & Roll. Want more than just delicious Crawdads? Dive into a culinary world tour featuring a multi-cultrual foodies paradiese, where our finest food and dessert vendors are gathering to show off their top-notch dishes and treats. From savory bites to sweet delights, it's a feast you won't want to miss. Join us and taste the best of Northern California! See the vibrant Second Line Parade, engage in carnival rides and games, explore diverse shopping options, and enjoy an exciting lineup of family-friendly activities, all complemented by an abundance of crawfish. For tickets and more information, click HERE

 

16th - Comptche: 57th Annual Fathers Day Chicken BBQ held at the Comptche Volunteer Fire Department on Flynn Creek Road, 1/2 mile south of Comptche store. Food served from Noon to 4pm featuring Madrone grilled chicken, tasty fixin's, homemade pies, plus live music by 2nd Hand Grass and New Nashville West, children's activities, country store and more! Please, no dogs allowed! $25 for 13 and up. $10 for kids 7 - 12 years old. Children 6 and under eat free! 

 

16th - Kelseyville: 6th Annual Lake County Beer, Wine & Swine BaconFest in downtown Kelveyville from 11am to 4pm. A $40 ticket purchased in advance will provide 10 tastes of one-of-a-kind bacon treats from a line up of local, and possibly not so local, chefs as well as a 12 oz. pour of craft beer or cider from a wonderful selection of northern California breweries or a 4 oz. pour of wine from one of our local vintners ($7 value). Your pre-sale ticket packet will also include one raffle ticket ($5 value) for a Traeger grill donated by Kelseyville Lumber. For your listening enjoyment, local favorites, Austin and Owen will be performing at one end of the street while the Aki Kumar Band provides a Bollywood Blues experience at the other. Hard to go wrong! Lots of craft vendors who have promised to bring their best offerings will run down the middle of Main Street and a Show & Shine car show from Delinquentes Car Club to make this a day to remember! Oh, and don't get me started on Chase the Entertainer, don't miss his magic act! The best news is, if you miss out on an Eventbrite ticket this year, (they usually sell out) we will have a limited supply of ticket packets available at the event or you can taste the competing chefs’ offerings for just $25 for 5 tastes of $45 for 10 tastes! Please be advised that ticket sales will end at 2:00pm and that chef’s offerings at that point may not be guaranteed. Eventbrite ticket sales begin April 15th! For more information visit www.beerwineswine.com 

 

16th - Vallejo: The 75th Annual Solano County Fair Show & Shine Car Show. No other info is available yet.

 

20th - 23rd - Petaluma: The Sonoma - Marin Fair at the fairgrounds in downtown Petaluma on Washington St. Lots of fun for the whole family, featuring all of the fun things to see and do, such as shopping, live music, 4H animal exhibits and auction, fun carnival rides and so much more. For more info, click HERE  

 

21st - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Rendishun at Vintage Green Valley Park, 600 Vintage Valley Dr. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE
 

21st - Lakeport: 2024 Youth Summit brought to you by SafeRx Lake County and the County of Lake Health Services. This event is for youths between 12 - 18 years of age, featuring training, games, focus groups, lunch and more, held at Xabatin Park from 11am to 3pm. Participant incentives include a $25 gift card, free lunch and prizes. To register and for more information contact SafeRx@LakeCountyCA.gov 

 

22nd - Santa Rosa: Sonoma County Vintners presents "Taste of Sonoma" held at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens. Taste wines from 100+ wineries, refuel at complimentary food trucks and relax at themed lounges. The lineup will also include a walk-around wine tasting, beer garden, premium wine experiences and more! Taste of Sonoma is one of Sonoma County’s most highly anticipated events of the year. With access to more than 60 wine varietals and 19 unique growing areas, Sonoma County’s remarkable winemakers craft world-class wines for every palate. For more information and tickets, click HERE   

 

22nd - Petaluma: Car Show On The Gardenway at Petaluma Fairgrounds at 175 Fairgrounds Drive. Enter at Payran Street Gate 2. The show is from 12 noon to 3pm and is open to all pre-1980 makes & models. Sponsored by Cruisin' North Car Club and Local Heroes Auto. $50 entry fee includes admission to the fair for 2 adults. Must pre-register to enter by calling Rich at (707) 283-3247 or click HERE

 

22nd - Sebastopol: The Rotary Club of Sebastopol presents A Lobster Bash at the Enmanji Temple Memorial Hall at 1200 Gravenstein Highway South. This feast features lobster, prawns, sausage, corn and potatoes, plus tossed green salad, bread and dessert, featuring the finest wines of Russian River Vineyards and a hosted bar. Live music provided by Marvelous Marshall Law Band. Tickets are $125 each and festivities begin at 5pm. For tickets or more information, click HERE or call Don Hicks at (707) 861-2808 or Cindy Carter at (707) 431-7820

 

23rd - Santa Rosa: Corvettes of Sonoma County presents their annual Swap Meet and Car Show at the Santa Rosa Veterans Building 1351 Maple Ave. Car Show entry fee is $25. Trophies given at noon. All years, makes and models' welcome. Swap Meet vendors spaces are large 19x19. Space fees are: $25 for one space, $40 for two spaces, and $55 for three spaces. Gates open at 6am. No charge for general admission. There will be a Food Truck on site selling breakfast and lunch items.
For more information call Tony Varela at (707) 328-1095 or Mary at (707) 791-5147 or visit 
www.corvettesofsonomacounty.com 

 

26th - Sonoma: The Wednesday Night Drags at Sonoma Raceway! Come for a night of fun, whether you're a spectator or a racer. You do not need to have a "race car" to participate. Your daily driver can be used. For more details and information on these events, click HERE


 

July - 2024

 

6th - 7th - Santa Rosa: Jump aboard the mini-train at Youth Community Park, 1701 Fulton Rd. from Noon to 4pm (weather permitting). These fun mini-train rides are operated by Redwood Empire Live Steamers Interactive Museum, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma County's railroad history through re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Rides are offered on a donation basis. For more information call (707) 578-4414 or email redwoodempirels@gmail.com or visit their facebook page by clicking HERE

 

10th - Sonoma: Wednesday Night Drags at Sonoma Raceway! Come for a night of fun, whether you're a spectator or a racer. You do not need to have a "race car" to participate. Your daily driver can be used. For more details and information on these fun events, click HERE 

 

19th - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Papa Joe and the New Deal at Vintage Woodcreek Park, 1470 Astoria Dr. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE

 

20th - Redwood Valley / Calpella: The 65th Firefighters BBQ at the Redwood Valley - Calpella Fire Department at 8481 East Road. Dinner from 4:30pm to 8:30pm - Music from 5pm to 11pm. 21 and over pre-sale perk includes drink ticket - Adults $25 / Seniors 65+ $20, and kids 6 to 12 $10 / Under 5 free! Come enjoy great food, good friends, raffles, cookies by Schat's, fire truck rides, kids zone, local wine, and music by POV and The Fargo Brothers. For more info call (707) 485-8121 or email rvcfdvolunteers@gmail.com 

 

21st - Occidental: The 68th Annual Occidental Volunteer Fire Department Chicken & Tri-Tip BBQ held at Union Hotel Grove, serving from noon - 6pm. Live Music, BBQ oysters, beer & wine, games, salami throw and desserts. Dinners to go. Free admission. Please, no ice chests on picnic grounds. All proceeds benefit OVFD.

 

26th - 28th - Sonoma: The DENSO NHRA Sonoma Nationals come to Sonoma Raceway! Get your front row seats to see John Force, Antron Brown and Ron Capps as they push the limits to be quicker and faster than ever before. Over 22,000+ horsepower will rattle the grapevines in wine country at the DENSO NHRA Sonoma Nationals! Remember, all tickets are DIGITAL and can be downloaded straight from the official Sonoma Raceway app. See our Mobile Tickets page for instructions by clicking HERE  For more information on purchasing tickets, call (800) 870-7223 and for more information about the event in general, click HERE


 

August - 2024


1st - 11th - Santa Rosa: The Sonoma County Fair at the Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. This is always a great fair with lots of fun for the whole family, featuring all of the fun things to see and shop for in the main exhibit hall, to the arts & crafts exhibits in the side halls, LOTS of food and drink vendors, live music, 4H animal exhibits and auction, the flower display, and of course the fun carnival rides, plus so much more. For more info, click HERE  

 

2nd - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with 2nd Planet at Rolling Hills Park, 3500 Glenwood Dr. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE

 

3rd - 4th - Santa Rosa: Jump aboard the mini-train at Youth Community Park, 1701 Fulton Rd. from Noon to 4pm (weather permitting). These fun mini-train rides are operated by Redwood Empire Live Steamers Interactive Museum, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma County's railroad history through re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Rides are offered on a donation basis. For more information call (707) 578-4414 or email redwoodempirels@gmail.com or visit their facebook page by clicking HERE



7th - Sonoma: Wednesday Night Drags at Sonoma Raceway! Come for a night of fun, whether you're a spectator or a racer. You do not need to have a "race car" to participate. Your daily driver can be used. For more details and information on these fun events, click HERE

 

10th - Petaluma: The 10th annual Petaluma Gap Wind To Wine festival held at Gambonini Family Ranch on Hwy 116 celebrating the upcoming harvest and another year of award-winning releases.The grand tasting will feature a wide array of Petaluma Gap AVA wines from 25+ wineries, appetizers by the Girl + the Fig, and live acoustic guitar performed by Clay Bell. Tickets range from $90 - $195. VIP admission begins at 12pm; optional VIP seated tasting seminars are 12:30, 1:00 and 1:30pm. General admission opens at 2pm. The event ends at 4pm. For more information and tickets, click HERE   

 

16th - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Roots Man Project at Hillview Park, 300 Atlantic Ave. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE

 

17th - Valley Ford: Dinucci's Classic Car Show at Dinucci's Restaurant - 14485 Valley Ford Road. Come join us for a day filled with vintage cars, good food and music from Train Wreck Junction & DJ Byron and great company. Whether you're a car enthusiast or just looking for a fun outing, this event is perfect for everyone. See a stunning display of classic cars from different eras, chat with fellow car lovers, and enjoy delicious food and drinks from Dinucci's. Bring your friends and family along for a memorable day at Dinucci's Classic Car Show. Gate opens to the registrants at 9am and entrant must be parked by 11:30am. Show starts at 12:00pm. Application fee includes two entry wristbands. Please show your receipt at the door. Name on application must be the same name on ticket purchase. No outside Food or beverages as it's an ABC violation. See you there! For more info, click HERE   

 

23rd - 25th - Pleasanton: The Goodguys 37th West Coast Nationals Car Show at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Friday & Saturday 8am to 5pm. Sunday 8am to 3pm.  For more information click HERE

 

24th - Sonoma: Ferrari Challenge North America comes to Sonoma Raceway featuring Trofeo Pirelli and Coppa Shell classes. This IMSA sanctioned event is a must-see for the entire family! For more information, click HERE  

 

24th - Lower Lake: The 4th Annual Blackberry Cobbler Festival held at Mountain Meadow Venue at 16541 Golf Road. in Cobb, from 11am to 4pm. This event is fun for the entire family! Awesome food vendors, beer & wine, arts and crafts, cobbler contest, kids play area, live music and more! 


 

September - 2024

 

6th - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Wake The Neighbors at County Greens, corner of Texas & Jefferson. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE
 

7th - Marin: The Southern Marin Fire District Presents, Ember Stomp 2024! Come experience an immersive look into the world of wildfire preparation, plus all of your favorites will be back as well, including goats, face painting, bilingual storytelling, Marin Fire Departments, vendors, local food trucks and music. This year's focus will be on making your home safer and more resistant to fires with better landscaping and better preparedness for evacuation. 

 

7th - Petaluma: The 10th Annual Petaluma River Craft Beer Festival from 1pm to 5pm on Water Street along the river in historic downtown Petaluma. Sip local beers, Taste local food creations, Listen to live music and enjoy a day of fun! For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE  


7th - 8th - Santa Rosa: Jump aboard the mini-train at Youth Community Park, 1701 Fulton Rd. from Noon to 4pm (weather permitting). These fun mini-train rides are operated by Redwood Empire Live Steamers Interactive Museum, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma County's railroad history through re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Rides are offered on a donation basis. For more information call (707) 578-4414 or email redwoodempirels@gmail.com or visit their facebook page by clicking HERE

 

13th - 15th Sonoma: The CSRG Charity Challenge returns to Sonoma Raceway! This is an amazing family fun event featuring all eras or race cars roaring around the track, raising funds for kids, from children of broken homes to children fighting cancer and beyond. This is a free event for spectators! Just show up and watch! For more information about this amazing and fun event, click HERE

 

14th - Sonoma: Veterans All American Car Show, a benefit for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Bear Flag Post 1943. Show is held at the Veterans Memorial Building parking lot at 126 First Street West, across the street from the Sonoma Police station, just one block off the plaza. Open to all '76 and earlier American made cars and trucks. Live Music, Vendors, Silent Auction, Food, Craft Beer and more. For more information and registration, click HERE or call (707) 509-3609

 

20th - Fairfield: Summer Music Series from 6-8 pm with Pubkats at Gary Falati Park, 5100 Falati Lane. The series features music acts on first and third Fridays throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the whole family and come out and enjoy! Food trucks will be at all locations except the County Green. (Please support local restaurants by purchasing your dinner for takeout and enjoying it at the concert on the County Green). For more info about this event, click HERE


 

October - 2024

4th - 6th - Sonoma: Sonoma Raceway presents the Velocity Invitational! This is a fun family weekend like no other, with free entrance for kids 15 and under. Velocity Invitational is dedicated to creating the ultimate weekend by highlighting some of the best race cars roaring around the track. There is nowhere else in the country that you can stroll through a paddock and get close-up and personal with some of the rarest cars in the world while sipping a glass of world-class wine and chatting with the most exciting drivers and owners in motorsports. This is a weekend you don't want to miss! For more information, click HERE 

 

5th - 6th - Santa Rosa: Jump aboard the mini-train at Youth Community Park, 1701 Fulton Rd. from Noon to 4pm (weather permitting). These fun mini-train rides are operated by Redwood Empire Live Steamers Interactive Museum, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Sonoma County's railroad history through re-creation, in miniature, of railroad equipment and historic landmarks. Rides are offered on a donation basis. For more information call (707) 578-4414 or email redwoodempirels@gmail.com or visit their facebook page by clicking HERE

 

16th - Sonoma: The Wednesday Night Drags at Sonoma Raceway! Come for a night of fun, whether you're a spectator or a racer. You do not need to have a "race car" to participate. Your daily driver can be used. For more details and information on these events, click HERE


 

November - 2024

 

9th & 10th - Pleasanton: Goodguys 34th Annual Fuel Curve Autumn Get-Together at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Saturday & Sunday 8am to 4pm.  For more information click HERE
 

23rd - 24th - Sonoma: Sonoma Raceway presents "24 Hours of Lemons". No, not "Le Mans", but "lemons", which is an endurance race for cars worth no more than $500. It's racing, comedy and competition rolled up into one big fruit roll that you don't want to miss! It really is fun for the whole family. if you've never been to one of these events, it's highly suggested you go because you'll have a great time. For more information on what this race is all about, click HERE


 

December - 2024

 

7th - 8th - Sonoma: Sonoma Raceway presents Winter Jam, NorCal's largest drifting event hosted by Sonoma Drift. Winter Jam takes over several locations around Sonoma Raceway's facility, including a a driving course in the main paddock, and courses at Turns 2-4, Turn 7, through the Esses of Turn 8 and around the hairpin at Turn 11 of the road course. There is a course for every skill level. It's an amazing event to gain experience as a beginner or even stretch the legs of your 1000hp rocket ship as a professional drifter! If you love to watch drifting and races, then this is the ultimate event to be at. For more information with a cool video of the event, click HERE

 


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