Bring on the cheer of the season; there is so much to see and do in Sonoma in December! The Square, wineries, and hotels are decked out in their holiday best, the foggy mornings lead to crisp afternoons, and the off season means less crowds and more of wine country to yourself. What fun lies in store? Check it out below!
Get Festive at Decked out Wineries - Through December
Check out wineries such as Ram’s Gate, Buena Vista, Chateau St Jean, and Ledson to not only see their holiday decor, but to purchase gifts for your wine loving friends as well!
Walk the Lit Up Plaza - Through December
Be dazzled by the thousands of lights strung up through the walkways of the Sonoma Plaza and on City Hall. Wander by the neighboring businesses to see the displays they put up as well!
Cirque de Boheme Presents "A Paris" - Until December 22nd
Be amazed by acrobats, aeralists, jugglers, and more at Cornerstone Sonoma for this circus that will take you back in time. Book your spot for this wonderful holiday tradition early, as spots sell out quickly!
Holiday Craftfest and Wreath-making - December 1
Wanting to give a thoughtful and personalized gift this year? Come by Art Escape to learn from local artists how to create gifts using different materials and techniques. How about skipping the store-bought wreath this year? Design and create a holiday wreath using local branches and materials!
Gundlach Bundschu Holiday Bazaar & Toy Drive - December 7
Shop local for your holiday gift at GunBun’s Holiday Bazaar and Toy Drive, from 11-4:30PM. Pets Lifeline and their adoption truck will be there, along with photo ops, a kids stocking stuffer booth, and many local Sonoma vendors!
Lighting of the Snowmen Festival - December 7
Don’t miss the smiling snowmen light up the center of Cornerstone Sonoma during this annual celebration! Bring the kids for crafts, music, and games, and stay for wine, beer tasting, and old fashioned holiday fun.
Buena Vista’s Holiday Open House - December 8th
Enjoy the season of giving at Buena Vista, where they will be hosting an open house featuring wine, food, and a toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots.
Holiday Pop Ups at Suite D - December 8th and 15th
Get in the spirit with 2 holiday themed Sunday Suppers at Suite D! Show up to dinner in your best (and by best, we mean ugliest) Christmas sweater, with a can for the canned food drive, on December 8th. On the 15th, enjoy dinner and a white elephant gift exchange!