Best Things to Do in Sonoma County This June

Best Things to Do in Sonoma County This June

June is a special time when Gay Pride Month, Fathers Day, Juneteenth, street festivals and country fairs fill the outdoor events calendar. 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.

June is hot in Sonoma County, with temperatures in the 80s.

Featured photo courtesy of Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic. 

View of rolling hills and vineyards at Kamen Estate Wines for Reach for the Moon in Sonoma, California.
Photo: Courtesy of Moon Mountain District Winegrowers Association

Reach for the Moon

June 1

You won’t want to miss the Moon Mountain District Master Class and Grand Tasting. Learn about one of the country’s newer American Viticultural Areas (AVA) and enjoy more than 20 small-production wines.

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People gather at outdoor tables for Cornerstone's Music Series in Sonoma, California.
Photo courtesy of Cornerstone Sonoma.

Cornerstone Music Series

Saturdays through September

The annual Cornerstone Music Series is back! Entrance is free; take in the gardens. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

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Photo: Courtesy of Paradise Ridge Winery

Wine & Sunset Series at Paradise Ridge Winery

Wednesdays, May through October

Live music, rotating food trucks, and wine by the glass or bottle, all with a primo sunset view from the Russian River Valley Estate.

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sonoma_june24_1200_Courtesy of Benziger Family Winery, Benzinger_VineyardStrollEvent_1
Photo: Courtesy of Benzinger Family Winery

Vineyard Stroll + Wine Tasting at Benziger Family Winery

June 9, July 14, August 11, September 15

Learn about biodynamic winegrowing while walking through the vineyards, then enjoy a seated wine tasting.

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Waiter pours wine at long dinner table for Medlock Ames' Dinner in the Vineyard, Sonoma, California
Photo courtesy of Medlock Ames.

Dinner in the Vineyard

June 15

Get into the swing of summer in wine country with dinner overlooking the vineyards at Medlock Ames stunning Bell Mountain Ranch in Healdsburg. An organically-inspired four-course meal featuring produce from the winery’s gardens will be paired with special release wines.

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Giant log being milled at Demonstration Days in Sonoma wine country, California
Photo courtesy of Sturgeon's Mill.

Sturgeon’s Mill Demonstration Days

June 15–16, August 3–4, and September 14–15

This little known, more than a century old mill in Sebastopol is open to the public only a handful of weekends every year. A working museum, volunteers hold demonstrations at the steam powered sawmill.

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Aerial shot of large manor at Kendall-Jackson Wines Estate and Vineyards in Sonoma County, California
Photo courtesy of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens.

Taste of Sonoma

June 22

Sip wines from more than 100 wineries, grab tasty eats from food trucks and relax at themed lounges (offering perks like bubbles, massages, and frosé) at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens in Santa Rosa. Did we mention there will also be a beer garden?

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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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