It is springtime in Wine County; the weather is heating up and so are the local wine country events. From antique faires to parades, beer festivals to 10K runs, there is something for everyone to enjoy during the month of April in Sonoma County.
Cloverdale Old Time Fiddle Festival (April 1)
Head north for the 41st Cloverdale Old Time Fiddle Festival featuring a fiddle contest plus bluegrass and old time music performances. It’s a family friendly event with jam sessions and workshops. More information can be found here.
Annual Battle of the Brews (April 8)
Experience an incredible day of beers, ciders, bands, and great food at Sonoma County’s Premier Craft Beer Event. Enjoy live performances while over 70 breweries and cideries as well as 20 restaurants vie for your vote. All proceeds benefit local at-risk youth and other non-profits in Sonoma County. More information can be found here.
IPA 10K and Beer Mile Invitational (April 15)
The IPA 10k and Beer Mile Invitational is a celebration of running and beer in Sebastopol. This two-day event includes a marketplace expo, hoppy Easter hunt and run on Saturday. The beer and music festival features Sonoma County’s fine breweries, bands, and food, and opens to the general public from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More information can be found here.
Bubbles and Blooms Festival (April 22)
Gloria Ferrer Caves and Vineyard’s 2nd Annual Bubbles and Blooms Festival is a celebration of spring, food, and sparkling wine. This year’s event will be held on Earth Day, Saturday April 22, 12-4 p.m. and features award winning wine, food, flower art installations, sustainable gardening techniques, workshops, tours, and a flower market. More information can be found here.
Prelude to Passport® in Dry Creek Valley (April 28)
Prelude to Passport features select intimate lunches and winemaker dinners hosted by Dry Creek Valley Wineries and Growers. This is your opportunity to enjoy selected wine and food pairings, spend time with your favorite winemaker or learn about grape growing directly from the source. More information can be found here.
Butter and Egg Days Festival and Parade (April 29)
Petaluma’s 36th Annual Butter and Egg Days Festival and Parade pays tribute to Petaluma’s history as the “World’s Egg Basket” and its rich agricultural heritage. Originally created in the 1900s to promote Petaluma as part of National Egg Day, the parade has grown to more than 130 parade units attracting 25,000 people into downtown on the last weekend in April. More information can be found here.
Petaluma Spring Antique Faire (April 30)
The Petaluma Spring Antique Faire is a day-long celebration of all things antique. You’ll find antique wares that range from flat out oddities to ephemera, jewelry, kitchen wares, linens, furniture, books, home décor, clothing, accessories, rugs and even fossils! More information can be found here.
Looks like an eventful April awaits, so go out and enjoy all that Wine Country has to offer!
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