Best Things to Do in Sonoma County This March

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

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Wine Road Barrel Tasting

Marc 2–3

More than 50 Sonoma County wineries are taking part in the 7th annual Barrel Tasting weekend. Tickets must be purchased in advance; no tickets sold at the door.

More info: wineroad.com

Pigs and Pinot
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Pigs and Pinot

March 15–16

Taste 60 pinot noirs alongside pork dishes created by wine country’s favorite chefs. Now in its 17th year, the event raises funds for educational programs including culinary and wine accreditation, music, and the arts.

More info: pigsandpinot.com

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Sonoma International Film Festival

March 20–24

Back for its 27th year. Don’t miss out!

More info: sonomafilmfest.org

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Sonoma Epicurean

March 21–24

A weekend full of activities and symposiums, Sonoma Epicurean features hand-on events with renown wine country chefs and winemakers. This year’s lineup includes names like chefs Charlie Palmer, Dustin Valette, and Jason Pringle, as well as Sipsong Spirits owner and distiller Tara Jasper. Proceeds benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Events take place throughout Sonoma County.

More info: sonomaepicurean.org

California Artisan Cheese Festival
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California Artisan Cheese Festival

March 22–24

This delicious celebration of California artisan cheese returns to Santa Rosa for a three-day cheese extravaganza including a cheese crawl! Enough said!

More info: artisancheesefestival.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Benovia Winery

Cheers to Happy Hour

March 28

Benovia Winery offers a recurring Happy Hour on the fourth Thursday of every month. Wines by the glass and complimentary light bites are available from 4:30 pm–7 pm. An RSVP is suggested but not required: wineryvisits@benovia.com

More info: benoviawinery.com

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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