Fall is finally upon us, and what better place to celebrate the season than Sonoma County, where there’s something for everyone to enjoy? We all know that autumn flies by in a flash, so make sure to take advantage of all these fun activities while you still can!
Sonoma County Harvest Fair
October 5-7 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds
This October, the Sonoma County Harvest Fair will mark its 44th year of showcasing Sonoma County's grand harvest which continues to result in world-class wines, award winning beer, and a plethora of culinary wealth. Every year, travelers from across the U.S. visit Santa Rosa to participate in a complete farm to table experience, inspired by Sonoma County's hard-working farmers, ranchers, vintners, and producers.
Weekend Along the Farm Trails
October 13-14 at participating Farm Trails farms around Sonoma County
During this two-day event, Sonoma County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm. Meet your local farmers and vintners and shop from delicious farm stands as you discover some of Sonoma County’s best kept secrets!
Watching and learning how cheese is made
Meeting farm animals
Learning about beekeeping
Sampling delicious food & drinks
Registered guests will receive a list of participating farms and a detailed program along with a link to an interactive online map in their inbox.
Sonoma County Art Trails
October 13-14 & 20-21 around Sonoma County; stop first at Sebastopol Center for the Arts
The Sonoma County Art Trails provides you with a great opportunity to learn more about and support local artists. For four days in October, you will get the chance to step inside artists’ studios and learn how they create their art, as well as ask them questions. You can even pick up a piece or two for your own collection. Studios will be open from 10am to 5pm on all four days.
Alexander Valley Film Festival
October 18-21 at the Raven Film Center in Healdsburg, the Clover Theatre in Cloverdale, and other locations around Sonoma County
Nearly 2,000 people visit annually for this film festival's unique mix of independent cinema and Hollywood flare. Lauded as the hottest emerging regional film festival in the North Bay, the festival will feature domestic and international narrative features, documentaries, short films, winners from the Student Film Competition, a thrilling opening night celebration, and more!
Will you be sipping your way through award-winning wines or indulging in the season’s best festivals? Let us know what you’re looking forward to this fall!