There is always something fun and interesting going on in Sonoma Valley. Whether your passion is art or film, music or motor sports, whether you prefer to attend or participate, you’ll find plenty to do indoors or outdoors, any time of the year.
The area in and around the lush, eight-acre Sonoma Plaza—a National Historic Landmark—offers the perfect setting for many activities, including annual festivals, weekly farmers’ markets, and public concerts. Meanwhile, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art stages world-class exhibitions. Galleries, studios, wineries, and restaurants showcase the works of regional artists.
The Sonoma Community Center, built in 1916 as the Sonoma Grammar School, serves as a cultural focal point, offering programs in fine arts, music, and theater, as well as affordable rental space for education and community services. The historic Sebastiani Theatre shows first-run movies and stages live performances. Sonoma Raceway draws NASCAR and other motor sports fans from around the country. Many of the area’s approximately 100 non-profit organizations focus on the arts, historic preservation, gardening, and travel.