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 including holiday lights, spirited sips, and Santa! Less researching and more having fun. (And getting into the holiday spirit!) Enjoy!
Featured Photo: Hotel Petaluma
Drag on Ice
You can’t miss the 2nd annual Drag on Ice performance at Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Square. Presented by MILK, the ice skating diva and former contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, the show will include Bay Area local queens Princess Panocha and Tia Pila, along with the duo act of Shania and Maria Twampson.
More info: Eventbrite
Holiday Tea at Hotel Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Kitchen
December 2 – 23, Saturdays & Sundays
Enjoy tea, wine, and cocktails served with pastries, dainty finger sandwiches, and holiday fare from Dry Creek Kitchen. A non-alcoholic version is available for accompanying kiddos.
More info: drycreekkitchen.com
Sippin’ Santa at the Flamingo Resort & Spa
Now through December 31
Celebrate the holidays with a tropical twist at the Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa. The Sippin’ Santa pop-up bar boasts festive decor, kitchy drinkware, and, of course, Tiki-inspired cocktails.
More info: flamingoresort.com
Breakfast with Santa at Costeaux French Bakery
Every Saturday in December
Petaluma’s Annual Holiday Maker's Fair
One-stop-shopping for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts created by wine country artists. Organized by the folks from Barber Cellars and Barber Lee Spirits. Admission is free, but timed tickets are required.
More info: barbercellars.com
A Night in Monte Carlo at Ram’s Gate Winery
Walk down a red carpet, drink wine, dine on delicious food and play games of chance while listening to big band sounds of Radio Gatsby. Guests who bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Redwood Empire Food Bank will be entered to win a magnum bottle of wine.
More info: ramsgatewinery.com