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Wine and Dine Al Fresco in Petaluma

Mar 06, 2024 / madmin

Al Fresco is a phrase borrowed from the Italian that means casual outdoor dining. Given Petaluma’s similarity to a charming Tuscan village – both locales produce excellent wine, cheese, and olive oil and are known for cuisine prepared from the freshest local ingredients – al fresco perfectly describes the relaxed atmosphere that you can expect at the many Petaluma restaurants that offer patio dining. MORE

Home “Suite” Home

Jun 30, 2023 / madmin

Petaluma welcomes Home 2 Suites! Boasting 140 well-appointed rooms each equipped with its own kitchen, this newest addition is located just 2 minutes from Lagunitas Brewing and 10 minutes from Historic Downtown Petaluma and its cultural hub. MORE

Events at a Glance

May 08, 2023 / madmin

Petaluma’s population is on the small side (59,361) but its personality is big — on heritage, love of the arts, riverfront location and diverse culture. Share in our abundant community spirit at fairs, festivals and holiday celebrations. MORE

Support Local Businesses with the Shop Petaluma E-Gift Card

Aug 31, 2022 / madmin

When shopping for a gift, Petaluma has so many excellent restaurants, stylish boutiques, friendly health and wellness studios, and talented hair stylists that it can be difficult to decide what's the best choice. Would your significant other rather be treated to a wood-fired pizza and Sonoma County wine at Hank's, pampered at Moonlit Aesthetics, or pick out a great pair of Italian boots at Passeggiata Shoes? MORE

Travel SMART 7 Days a Week

Apr 12, 2022 / madmin

SMART is back on track with an expanded schedule that includes weekends and fare discounts of up to 50%. The trains serve a 43-mile corridor from northern Santa Rosa (near the Sonoma County Airport) to Larkspur, connecting to San Francisco via the Larkspur Ferry. MORE

Downtown Dessert Destination

Aug 10, 2021 / madmin

Just across from Petaluma’s Putnam Plaza Park on Petaluma Boulevard is the iconic Lala’s Creamery, a place to enjoy the very best ice cream treats. Surrounded by the Petaluma downtown area’s best restaurants, Lala’s Creamery is well-positioned to service your after-dinner sweet tooth. MORE

Shop Virtually on

May 19, 2020 / madmin

Petaluma at your fingertips! You love to support local businesses, but with time constraints, it can be difficult to know how to do that. For instance, which restaurants offer curbside pick-up and what are their hours? MORE

Make It a Day in Downtown Petaluma

Apr 01, 2020 / madmin

Spend a Perfect Day Discovering all that Petaluma's Historic Hub has to Offer A surprising mix of hot spots awaits visitors to Petaluma’s bustling downtown, from boutique shops to a vibrant entertainment and dining scene. The best way to experience it? MORE