Best Things to Do in Sonoma County This July

Looking for the coolest things to do this summer in Sonoma County? Even after the Fourth of July celebrations wane, there’s still plenty of activities to keep you entertained. 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.

July is hot in Sonoma County, with temperatures in the 80s and 90s.

Featured Photo: Green Music Center, courtesy of Brennan Spark Photography
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Photo: Courtesy of Empire Runners of Sonoma County

Kenwood Footrace

July 4

What’s said to be the oldest running 10K footrace in California is celebrating 50 years. There’s also a popular 3K offering.

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Photo: Courtesy of Melania Mahoney

Independence Day Parade in Sonoma

July 4

The parade kicks off at 10am. After watching it make its way around Sonoma’s historic Plaza, stick around for a festival with food, drink and game booths. Proceeds benefit local nonprofit organizations.

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Photo: Courtesy of Brennan Spark Photography

Fireworks Spectacular at the Green Music Center

July 4

The Transcendence Theatre Company and Santa Rosa Symphony are teaming up to deliver an evening of show tunes and patriotic classics, followed by what’s reportedly the biggest fireworks display in Sonoma County.

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Photo: Courtesy of Rivertown Revival

Rivertown Revival

Dates TBD

The popular music and arts festival on the banks of the Petaluma River is back. The weekend of festivities benefits the nonprofit Friends of the Petaluma River organization.

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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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