Best Things to Do in Sonoma County This April

Looking for the coolest things to do when spring rolls around? We’ve got you covered. Even once the celebrations wane, there is still plenty to do. Nature abounds here, and with National Parks Week and Earth Day, you have all the excuses in the world to hit the trails in Wine Country. We’ve done the deep research for you on the best things to do in Sonoma County including museums, cultural events and food tours and more. Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in Sonoma County, and if you’re planning a weekend, the best places to stay.

April is warm in Sonoma County, with temperatures in the 70s.

Featured Photo: Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival
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Photo: Pliny the Younger release line

Pliny the Younger Release by Russian River Brewing Company

Date TBD

Be prepared to wait in line for the coveted beer.

More info: russianriverbrewing.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Sonoma County Tourism

Fool’s Parade

Date TBD

A tradition for more than a decade, save the date for this festive parade through town, followed by live performances and activities for kids.

More info: occidentalcenterforthearts.org

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Photo: Courtesy of Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival

Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival

April 22 - 23

Along with the annual Blessing of the Fleet, you’ll want to catch the Wooden Boat Challenge. Teams of four people have just a few hours to build a wooden boat using limited materials and tools, before racing it around a course in the bay.

More info: bbfishfest.org

Event Venues

Looking to see what’s happening right now in Sonoma County? Our comprehensive list of venues across the city below will help you find what you need to know what’s going on.

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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