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Things to Do in Sonoma County

From tiny taquerías to high-end Michelin rated restaurants, Sonoma County has the dining options to suit every budget and palate. Local chefs create regional, national, and international cuisine influenced and inspired by the area’s ethnic diversity and variety of local agricultural products. And, of course, world-famous Sonoma County wines and brews provide the perfect accompaniment.

Sonoma County also has a vibrant arts and entertainment scene waiting for you and your family. Performances and exhibitions at playhouses, theaters, art galleries, night clubs, and the Santa Rosa Symphony will fill your weeknights and weekends.

Looking to get away from it all? Sonoma’s beautiful varied landscapes provide ample opportunities for nature-lovers and sports enthusiasts. Hikers flock to the Armstrong Redwood Forest while race car fans watch their favorite drivers at Infineon Raceway. Cyclists take on the challenge of a ride on River Road while kayakers enjoy a laid-back afternoon in the Russian River.

Links to a selection of art galleries and local museums, music venues, wineries, restaurants, family and group activities, child-centered events, sports, and more entertainment options are provided in this section.