Best Things to Do in Sonoma County This August

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in Wine Country? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated the top events this month! Less researching and more having fun. Enjoy!

Featured Photo: Gravestein Apple Fair
Live at Lagunitas​
Photo: Courtesy of Jackie Venson Antones

Live at Lagunitas

Dates TBD

Lagunitas Brewing Company’s annual concert series features a diverse line-up of bands; 100% of net ticket proceeds from the shows benefit nonprofit animal welfare organization, Best Friends Animal Society.

More info: lagunitas.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Tess Sawyer

Wine Country Distillery Festival

Dates TBD

Get a taste of Sonoma’s exploding craft distillery scene all in one, outdoor location. There will be spirits, food and more. The event benefits the Robert Ferguson Observatory.

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Photo: Courtesy of Sonoma County Tourism

Gravenstein Apple Festival

Dates TBD
Cotati Accordion Festival-Wine Country-Courtesy Sonoma County Tourism-800x450
Photo: Courtesy of Sonoma County Tourism

Cotati Accordion Festival

Dates TBD

Two stages, food, wine, beer, crafts, and lots of accordions. The Cotati Accordion Festival is a non-profit organization; proceeds benefit local youth service organizations.

More info: cotatifest.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Project Zin

14th Annual Project Zin

Dates TBD

Organized by Sonoma County vintner Clay Mauritson and chef Charlie Palmer, this fundraiser pairs Zinfandel with dishes prepared by some of Sonoma County’s favorite chefs. Proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Association North Bay.

More info: projectzin.org

Bodega Seafood Art and Wine Festival-Wine Country-Courtesy Sonoma County Tourism-800x450
Photo: Courtesy of Sonoma County Tourism

Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival

Dates TBD

Now in its 27th year, there will be art, wine, beer, food, live music and fun for the kids. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Bodega Volunteer Fire Department and non-profit Stewards of the Coast & Redwoods.

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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