Petaluma Music Festival goes Galactic

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25th July

Galactic to Headline 7th Annual Petaluma Music Festival

This marks the seventh year for what has become one of the most highly regarded events on the west coast summer music festival circuit. The Petaluma Music Festival takes place on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds & Event Center in Petaluma.

With past festival performances by national acts like Trombone Shorty, The Devil Makes Three, Jackie Greene, Xavier Rudd, and ALO, festival goers are always treated to a family-friendly event with a unique variety of  indie-band music for people of all ages.

This year is no exception. Performing at the 2014 Petaluma Music Festival are New Orleans funk and jazz jam band Galactic, the California rock and soul of The Mother Hips, the country and western sounds of Brokedown in Bakersfield featuring Nicki Bluhm, the Brooklyn funk and soul … Read More »


Summer = Sidewalk Sale

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24th July

Petaluma is steeped in its traditions and the GREAT Downtown Sidewalk sale this Friday July 25th – Sunday, July 27th, is a great example.  The Downtown Sidewalk sale has been a yearly summer tradition for over 20 years.  Today, not all of the merchant’s sales take place on the sidewalk, but dozens of merchants will have incredible deals that are sure to have you happily skipping down the sidewalks. 

Participating locations will be all over Downtown Petaluma, including the Theater District, Petaluma Blvd, B Street, Fourth Street, Kentucky Street, Western Avenue and Washington Street.  A list of the merchants that let us know they are participating is below, but is by no means limited to this list. Merchants will offer a variety of deals, as well as coupons, free gifts, and more!

Downtown Petaluma offers convenient free parking with a two-hour … Read More »


The Petaluma Art & Garden Festival Grows Up

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4th July

The number 13 doesn’t have to be unlucky at all. The Petaluma Art & Garden Festival enters adolescence at a time when the event continues to grow — not only in attendance — but also in every other way imaginable.

Presented by the Petaluma Downtown Association, it’s a free party that is not only located outdoors, but focuses on the outdoors. The fun-filled family event is set for Sunday, July 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. People from all over the Bay Area enjoy a summer day on Kentucky, Fourth and “B” streets, strolling past charming booths, dancing to live music, and savoring the tastes of food and beverages only Petaluma has to offer.

Vendors clamor to be part of the festival, with a talented group of mostly local artisans who create exclusive handcrafted items, filling the streets. With … Read More »