Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Antique Faire: Spring
Come enjoy this festival focused on Antiques, food and fun. Stroll through our friendly riverfront town and find something special to remind you of your fantastic vacation. Dine at one of our riverfront restaurants. Listen to live music and stroll through our historic town.
Spring Faire: Sunday, April 26th 8 am-4 pm
May 14-16 Petaluma's Salute to American Graffiti
Location: Plaza Shopping Center, Downtown Petaluma from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Description: An annual celebration of American Graffiti with classic American cars cruising the main drag, rock 'n roll music, and the happy days of the 50s and early 60s. Each day has a different venue and location. Call 707-762-3394 for more information or visit www.americangraffiti.net .
Salute 2015 May 14-16th
American Graffiti ~ Where were you in 62? Although portions of American Graffiti were produced in other Northern California locations, most of the memorable scenes in George Lucas timeless, coming-of-age movie were filmed right here in Petaluma in June and July, 1972.Petalumas Salute to American Graffiti is an annual celebration of American Graffiti, classic American cars, cruising the main drag, rock n roll music and the happy days of the 50s and early 60s.
Petaluma Farmers' Market
Location: Saturdays May 18-Nov 23 at Walnut Park on the corner of Petaluma Blvd. So. & D Street from 2:00-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays June 15-Aug 28 on 2nd Street (between B & D Streets) from 4:30-8:00 pm
Description: Live music and more than 50 booths selling farm fresh produce (much of it organic), fresh cut flowers, vegetable starts, live oysters, olive oil, fresh cheeses, fresh baked goods, hot foods, a jumping house, pony rides, face painting and hand made crafts. 707-762-0344 for more information or visit www.petalumafarmersmarket.com .
Sonoma County Fair and horse racing
Location: The Sonoma County Fairgrounds daily from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Description: Enjoy the Sonoma County Fair this summer with 16 days of family fun! Make plans to join us July 24 - August 09, 2015 (closed Mondays)! Call 707-545-4200 for details, or check www.sonomacountyfair.com .
Petaluma Music Festival august 1st
Saturday, August 1st 2015 Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS The 6th Annual Petaluma Music Festival will feature: * 16 fantastic bands on 3 stages, including nationally recognized artists * The fine beers of the Lagunitas Brewing Company * An extensive selection of award-winning wines and locally grown and produced cheese, bread, olive oil, ice cream, and organic farm produce for tasting (separate purchase) * A variety of specialty food, merchandise, and local business vendors * State-of-the-art sound system and staging * A fantastic silent auction and celebrity autographed guitar raffle * Music artist booth for audience meet-and-greet, autographs, and artist merchandise * Festival merchandise including t-shirts and posters * All proceeds benefit the music education programs of all Petaluma area schools FESTIVAL HOURS 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Gates open at 11:00 AM Wine & Food Tasting - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM www.petalumamusicfestival.org
August 22: Taste of Petaluma: a Culinary Journey
On Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 4 PM in downtown Petaluma, embark on a culinary journey of our finest restaurants, wineries, breweries and food purveyors, galleries and shops. Do you love to combine fine restaurants and great wine with art and entertainment? Are you a closet culinary and art critic who enjoys advising friends & family? Then dont miss the 8th annual Taste of Petaluma where youll sample everything that Petalumas upscale culinary scene has to offer in one afternoon. This year, over 40 of Petalumas finest chefs, food purveyors, wineries and breweries will tempt you with their talents.
Sonoma County Harvest Fair
Location: Sonoma County Harvest Fair is a celebration of harvest featuring three full days of wine tasting with 150+ wineries, wine sales, marketplace, chef demonstrations, farm and harvest agricultural activities for children and adults, the World Championship Grape Stomp, continuous live jazz, an art show and sale, crafters pavilion, farm animals to meet, and much more. Visit the website to see all the great events and pictures included in this fabulous festival.