The Sonoma City Council and City of Sonoma is delighted to present the 21st Annual Sonoma City Party. The City of Sonoma hosts this community party to bring our local community together for fun, festivities and to celebrate our special town. A long standing tradition, this unique event celebrates the rich history of Sonoma, its residents, businesses and non-profits. The event is free to attend and will be held at the Sonoma Plaza on Friday, August 18, 2017, from 5:30 – 10:00 p.m. The Friday of the first week of school, the City Party will be the place to celebrate the end of summer with friends and family. This year, we are pleased to offer:

Local bands N’Rumba, Junior Boogie and Friends and Riptide for a evening of dancing;

Local food opportunities on the Plaza provided by local non-profits as a fundraising opportunities; and

More local food options with picnic options from local markets/restaurants.

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Bring along your picnic blankets, folding camp tables and chairs, picnic supplies, warm clothing, a flashlight, dancing shoes and you’re all set!


No unattended set-up prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017. Items left unattended will be removed. No roping off or barricading of sections in the Plaza, those who do this will be asked to take it down immediately.

You cannot bring household furniture (this includes dining tables, sofas and chairs), no barbecues of any kind, no candles, no tents or canopies, or aerosols of any kind, no pets allowed in the park.

As always, no smoking of any kind is allowed in the Plaza.

Special Thanks To the Following Celebrating Sponsors of This Year’s Sonoma City Party

Sonoma City Party is excited to announce Art Escape will be coordinating the Kids Zone at this year’s Sonoma City Party.
Stop by the Kids Zone located on the East side of City Hall to participate in interactive art projects and face painting.