Sonoma Valley is busy throughout the year with many different events which attract visitors and involve locals alike.  Here we list some of the major events which you may like to investigate when planning your next visit to our beautiful corner of California.


Holidays in Sonoma Valley

Holidays in Sonoma Valley
Join us during the holiday seasons of November and December! Ditch the shopping mall sprawl this year for the rolling vineyards and historic towns of Real Wine Country. Fill your stockings in the artisan boutiques, wineries and galleries of Sonoma’s legendary Plaza as you bask in the glow of its more than 100,000 twinkling lights. We promise you’ll one-up Santa with delicious olive oils, world-class wines, spa certificates, antiques, gourmet goods and more. Visit the Sonoma Valley website here.


Sonoma International Film Festival

Sonoma International Film Festival – March 29 – April 3
Now in its 20th year, the Sonoma International Film Festival takes place in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country and will feature more than 90 hand-selected films including independent features, documentaries, world cinema, and short films. All films are shown at intimate venues within walking distance of Sonoma’s historic plaza. This unique 5-day event offers world-class cuisine from local artisans and exceptional wine from Sonoma vintners. Renowned filmmakers, industry leaders and celebrities such as Bruce Willis, Meg Ryan, Susan Sarandon, the beloved Robin Williams and Danny Glover have walked the festival red carpet and enjoyed its intimate ambiance. Visit the website here.