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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

Fairs & Festivals abound in Petaluma

May 05, 2023 / madmin

Petaluma's population is on the small side (59,651) but its personality is big! Come and share in our abundant community spirit, culinary excellence, artisan wineries and breweries, and flat-out fun times! MORE

It’s Always Punny in Petaluma!

Apr 11, 2019 / madmin

When one of Petaluma’s most recognized characters celebrates a milestone birthday, it’s fitting that the whole town join in wishing her happy birthday! When Clo the Cow turned 50 in 2019, it was fitting that the Butter & Egg Days Parade & Festival paid tribute to the always-smiling mascot for Clover Sonoma and the PUNderful sense of humor that she shares on billboards throughout the county. MORE

The First Egg Day Parade

Apr 10, 2019 / madmin

Petalumans know that when you travel outside of Sonoma County and tell someone that you’re from Petaluma, the next question often is, “Isn’t that the place that has a chicken parade?” Chickens are just the beginning It’s true – Petaluma does have an egg-centric past. Today, we relish sharing the many other characteristics that make Petaluma such a vibrant and special place – the community’s commitment to preserving our rich heritage, our makers who produce handcrafted cheese, brews and spirits, and talented chefs who use the bounty from local farms and ranches to create award-winning dishes – just to name a few of our claims to fame beyond the “World’s Egg Basket.” Proud of our past But there’s one day every year that we crack open the shells from the egg basket of our past and fully embrace Petaluma’s prominent place in poultry production. MORE

Art in the Park

Aug 14, 2017 / madmin

The benefits of nurturing and supporting the arts community isn’t a new concept for Petaluma. For more than 60 years, the Petaluma Arts Association has hosted the fall Art in the Park, an annual two-day showcase fine art set in amongst the century-old walnut trees and picturesque gazebo in Walnut Park.The event is the perfect opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind paintings, photography or objets d'art for your home or handcrafted jewelry and textiles for yourself. MORE

Cheers! 8 Reasons Why Petaluma Is Such a Special (And Friendly) Place

Mar 29, 2017 / madmin

There's a lot that can be said about why Petaluma such a special place; this is the condensed version: 1.      The Small Town with the Big Personality Although Petaluma’s population may be on the small side (56,727), you’ll never hear Petaluma described as a sleepy little town. Far from it. Petaluma’s Events Calendar is jam-packed with fairs, festivals and events that are a little bit quirky and a whole lot of fun. MORE

Petaluma’s Salute to American Graffiti

Oct 18, 2016 / madmin

Rev your engines for Petaluma’s Salute to American Graffiti May is the perfect month to plan a weekend getaway in easy-to-get-to Petaluma. Come for classic cars, craft beer or just to relax and enjoy the stunning beauty of Sonoma County Wine Country. MORE