Santa Rosa, CA
Paws for Love Valentine's Fundraiser is one of the events that Santa
Rosa hosts annually. The biggest event
(except for the annual fair) is the
Petaluma Butter & Eggs Parade and
Festival, and Antique Faire.
Santa Rosa is a charming city north of San Francisco that has grown to become a preferred wine country destination in Sonoma County.
Home to the Luther Burbank home and museum, the Charles Schulz Museum, and Safari West, there's lots to see and do in Santa Rosa, making it a popular vacation. The hotels are plentiful, providing a wide variety of options for a stay when visiting to tour the wine country, or coming to see a concert. Santa Rosa's performing arts center attracts name acts ranging from pop & rock to Country Western.
Many events and conventions are held in Santa Rosa so there's often an influx of visitors staying for a variety of activities and interests.
A friendly California Welcome Center near the train depot downtown provides great tourist information to get you going on your trip. Be sure to stop buy, then buy a meal and do a little shopping in the downtown area where you can park your car and walk to everything.