Sonoma, CA Valley of the Moon Festival


Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival

October 7-8, 2022

Sonoma Plaza
2 W Spain St‎
Sonoma, CA 95476

California's oldest, longest running festival launched in 1897 is a community event celebrating art, wine, music and good times. Now in its 120th year!


Friday night gala event. Taste great wine, sample delicious food and dance under the stars to live music of Notorious band. Cost: $95-100 approx.


Kid Zone Activities, Sonoma Plaza
10 a.m. Blessing of the Grapes, The Mission San Francisco Solano
12-1 p.m.  band
12 Noon Family Grape Stomp Sonoma Plaza Amphitheater
 7-7:30 p.m. Bear Flag Revolt Re-Enactment. Location: Spain Street In Front of Barracks
8 p.m. Get Your Glow On Parade. Spain Street between 1st St. East and 1st St. West


8 a.m. Vintage 12k & 5k Run, Spain Street. Event course travels the scenic areas of downtown Sonoma, through vineyards and majestic tree covered roads. $30-65
 11 a.m. Grape STOMPede Sonoma Plaza Amphitheater
 12 Noon Corporate Grape Stomp, Sonoma Plaza Amphitheater
 1 p.m. Family Grape Stomp, Sonoma Plaza Amphitheater

The Sonoma tradition takes place the last full weekend of September in downtown Sonoma Plaza. It's summer in Sonoma and the fun keeps going throughout the entire weekend on the plaza including family fun in our Kid Zone on Saturday and Sunday. Check out the Kid Zone on Saturday and Sunday and our new

Music Lineup -- The main stage behind City Hall is where you can find live music and dancing. Special weekend VIP music passes are available.

Get Your Glow On Parade
California's second longest running parade, the Vintage Festival night parade is a fun event for the entire family. The festivities begin at 7pm with a re-enactment of the Bear Flag Revolt, the story of how the California Republic was born in Sonoma. Then at 8pm the Get Your Glow On night parade begins. Join the fun and enjoy the show!

Art at the Festival
Fine arts from the Bay Area includes browsing and shopping opportunities.

Art, wine, music, kids games, a running competition... the fun stretches on throughout a 3-day weekend at this Sonoma event which has over 100 years of tradition tied to the harvest season. Live music, over 50 wineries pouring, and food tastings by Valley restaurants, specialty shops, and caterers all to enjoy at your leisure. Not only is the Opening Night Gala about food, wine, and great entertainment, but like the Vintage Festival itself, it is about celebration. Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival has been around a really long time--since 1897!

Grape Stomp Toss off your shoes, roll up your pants and get ready for the Great Grape Stomp at the 116th Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival! You'll be stomping with the best so come show off your footwork talent in the wine barrel. Choose to enter one of three different grape stomps:

Toss down a blanket and enjoy the music of some of the best Sonoma County bands.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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