Local Guides
Sonoma County
Sonoma, California

Sonoma, California


Sonoma City lies in the Sonoma Valley, surrounded in the East by the Mayacamas Mountains and the West by the Sonoma Mountains with the Sears Point lying southwest.  The Mexican colonial past is still evident in many areas of the city, adding to its charm to visitors and residents alike. Remnants of its historical past can be seen in many preserved architectural establishments like Sonoma City Hall in the town plaza which is still in use. Both the natural scenic beauty and the rich cultural heritage displayed in Sonoma City makes tourism a success in the area.The city is the home for the Sonoma Valley AVA Apellationand the Sonoma International Film Festival. It is also the birthplace of the wine-making industry of California.It is an economically and historically significant city in Sonoma County all in all.

Sonoma Events

Current Events

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The Epicurean Connection Retail Shop with Sheana Davis & Ben Sessions
The Epicurean Connection
19670 8th St East Sonoma, CA
January 6, 2023
09:00 am
December 28, 2023
12:00 pm

The Epicurean Connection retail shop is open each Friday & Saturday from 9:00-12:00. Prepared foods featuring local and seasonal products. In addition, we have a full pantry of Rancho Gordo beans, popcorn, and rice, The Apple Farm products, Deb.

Teens Create
Teen Room
755 W Napa St Sonoma, CA
January 18, 2023
02:30 pm
December 20, 2023
04:00 pm
Free for Teens

Join us for an afternoon of crafts and fun! Come craft every 3rd Wednesday of the month in the Teen Room. Drop in anytime between 2:30-4pm. Supplies provided!

Hands on Cheese-making Class with Sheana Davis & Ben Sessions
The Epicurean Connection
19670 8th Street East Sonoma, CA 95476
January 20, 2023
12:00 pm
January 21, 2033
05:30 pm

Hands on Cheesemaking Class with Sheana Davis & Ben Sessions. Each group will enjoy an artisan cheese tasting while making a fresh batch of Creme de Ricotta. You may choose to make a wheel or use our flavor bar and spice up your cheeses in individual containers. The class is 90 minutes. Offered at Noon & 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday!

The Tastes of Sonoma Bike Tour
Two local wineries for tastings
Sonoma, CA
January 27, 2023
09:30 am
December 28, 2024
03:00 pm
Starting at $159-$179

2 wineries, access behind the scenes at wineries, vineyards, caves! Our Classic Half-Day Sonoma Bike Tour is popular for good reason: You’ll enjoy the unique experience of bicycling through wine country – visiting two local wineries for tastings – and still finish early enough to make other plans for your afternoon! 5+ Hours, Bike 10-14 miles

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Cura - Sonoma Women's Circle
Musette Atelier
492 1st Street East Sonoma, CA 95476
February 2, 2023
06:00 pm
December 7, 2023
08:00 pm

Once a month from 6pm-8pm PT. A monthly circle and salon dedicated to the lives and creative cycles of women. A time to honor our stories, our challenges, our blessings, our creativity and our dreams. Come together to explore where we are in our lives in sacred space. Our rituals will include Meditation and Red Thread Circles curated by Shiloh Sophia.

Sonoma Plaza Ghost Walk
Large Oak Tree Is Meeting Spot
1st Street E Sonoma, CA
March 22, 2023
08:00 pm
December 29, 2023
10:00 pm

Meet the Ghosts of Sonoma on this 2 hour spooky ghost walk led by local paranormal investigators (as seen in Haunted Sonoma County, Ghost Adventures, and Haunted Wine Country) who share ghost hunting equipment and macabre tales in around the plaza and through the city streets.

Winemaker Dinner Series By Santé
Santé at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
100 Boyes Blvd Sonoma, California, United States
April 26, 2023
06:00 pm
September 26, 2023
09:00 pm
$175 per person

Executive Chef Jared Reeves in partnership with some of Napa and Sonoma’s most renowned winemakers have come together for a series of dinners you won’t want to miss. Kick off the evening with a sparkling wine reception followed by a 4-course wine-paired dinner hosted under our historic Water Tower. Limited seating available.