All is Bright: Where to See Holiday Lights in Sonoma

It is time to be merry and take in all of the bright light shows that dazzle Sonoma-ns through the New Year. Make an evening of strolling through the Sonoma Plaza, or hopping in the car for a cozy holiday light tour. We’ve got all the spots that are sure to de-light!

Sonoma Square

At the heart of Sonoma is the beloved Square, which shines bright during the holiday season. Get into the holiday spirit by walking the lit pathways and taking in the stunning town hall.

Cornerstone Sonoma

Hundreds of snowmen are up to their holidays antics at Cornerstone Sonoma, stroll and see what they’re up to this year!

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn

The front entrance to the hotel is just magical, with a Christmas tree and their own oak tree draped in lights.

Glen Ellen

Take a drive through Glen Ellen to take in the entrance to Atwood Ranch, the Sonoma Creek Bridge, and the downtown bridge, all sure to have you feeling festive.

A house on Snowman Lane, image via

“Snowman Lane”

What is actually Walnut Court in Santa Rosa, but lovingly referred to as Snowman Lane during the holidays, is a street worth making the trip for. Creative cutouts, life size gingerbread houses, and of course, snow, are just a few of the things you’ll see on this magically festive street.

“City of Lights” Driving Tour

The self-guided “City of Lights” tour takes you through the town of Petaluma, right to the families that do it up big for the holidays. Download a map of addresses at

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