Guide to Fourth of July in Sonoma and Napa counties 2024

Attend parades, participate in a race, watch a 3D light show and more at these Fourth of July events in Sonoma and Napa counties.

Looking for something to do for the Fourth of July? This year, Sonoma and Napa counties will host parades, firework shows, outdoor barbecues and more.

Fireworks will be available to view in Sebastopol, Windsor, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Sonoma.

Check out our roundup below of July Fourth weekend celebrations planned for Sonoma and Napa counties.

Sonoma County

Wednesday, July 3

Sebastopol: The Sebastopol Kiwanis club will host the annual “3rd of July Fireworks and Music Extravaganza” with live music from The Soul Section, School of Rock, DJ Chris W and more along with a flag ceremony and fireworks show. The event will be held at the Analy High School football field. Lawn chairs are welcome, camping chairs are prohibited. Gates open at 5 p.m. with firework show being the last event at 9:30 p.m. $17 with early bird tickets available until June 30. $20 general admission. $5 for youth ages 6-11, free for kids 5 years and or younger. 6950 Analy Ave.,

Windsor: Celebrate Independence Day with the Town of Windsor’s “Windsor Kaboom.” This event will have live music, food, activities for the family and a fireworks show to end the night at Keiser Park. The event will benefit children’s programs through the Active 20-30 Club. 4-10 p.m. $10 for those 13 years or older. $5 for those ages 3-12. Free for anyone under 3. 700 Windsor River Road,

Cloverdale held its first Fourth of July parade on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the town Monday, July 4, 2022. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)
Cloverdale held its first Fourth of July parade on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the town on Monday, July 4, 2022. The third annual Fourth of July Parade in downtown Cloverdale will be held at 10 a.m. on July 4, 2024. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat) (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

Thursday, July 4

Cloverdale: Attend the third annual Fourth of July Parade held in downtown Cloverdale. Parade starts at 10 a.m. on West Third Street, making its way down to Railroad Boulevard. The event will be accompanied with live music, parade floats, food and drinks. Free. East First Street and Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale has suspended all sales and prohibited use of fireworks due to extreme fire danger. 


Forestville: The Forestville Chamber of Commerce will host a Fourth of July kick-off barbecue with lunch and music from noon to 4 p.m. under the oaks. 6990 Front St.,

Healdsburg: Join families and kids for the annual “4th of July Kids Parade and Duck Dash,” presented by the Rotary Club of Healdsburg Sunrise and the City of Healdsburg. Free lemonade, hot dogs, snow cones and more. There will be games, duck races and live music from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Healdsburg Plaza. Admission is free. Matheson Street and Healdsburg Avenue,

Healdsburg: Prune Packers will play the Athletic Edge for a Fourth of July baseball event. All ages welcome. 6 p.m. at Recreation Park. $9 for those 12 years and older. Purchase tickets at 515 Piper St.,

Kenwood: Register early for the Fourth of July Hometown Parade at Plaza Park. Runners participating in the Empire Runners Club 3K or 10K footrace will start at 7:30 a.m. Footrace registration prices are $45 for youth under 18 running in the 3K and $60 for adults. $62 for youth running in 10K and $72 for adults. A pancake breakfast at Kenwood Community Church and silent auction in Plaza Park will start at 8 a.m., followed by a parade at 10:30 a.m. and Rotary Shindig with live music, food and drinks at noon. The Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood is sponsoring the barbecue and live music. The event will wrap up at 3 p.m. 170 Warm Springs Road,

Petaluma: Join the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum and other community members in celebration of the “4th of July Choral Concert and Bell Ringing.” Enjoy music, history and ringing the historic Korbel Bell. 10-11:15 a.m. Free. 20 Fourth St.,

Petaluma: Petaluma Parks and Recreation presents another year of “Stars & Stripes Dogs & Bikes.” There will be a bike parade, dog costume contest, farmers market, jump houses and more. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. 320 North McDowell Blvd.,

Petaluma: Fireworks will be launched from the Petaluma Fairgrounds creating a show for those watching from surrounding neighborhoods and permitted areas. The Petaluma Fairgrounds will be closed for public safety. Show starts around 9:30 p.m. For more information and to see a map of places to view the fireworks, go to

Rohnert Park: Celebrate the Fourth of July with live music, family games, food, drinks, a baking contest, inflatable fun zone, outdoor escape room, robot rumble and eight-person video gaming. Noon to 4 p.m. Free entry. 5401 Snyder Lane,

Rohnert Park: The Santa Rosa Symphony and Transcendence Theater Company will perform at the “4th of July Fireworks Spectacular,” held at Weill Hall and Lawn at Sonoma State University. 7:30–10 p.m. This family friendly concert will be followed by a post-concert fireworks show. Tickets for lawn seating are $40 and $20 for youth. Tickets for outdoor table seating are $80. Indoor seating ranges from $45-$75 depending on seating zone. 1801 East Cotati Ave.,

Sonoma: Watch the parade make its way around the historic Plaza of Sonoma at this year’s “Hometown 4th of July Parade, Celebration and Fireworks Show.” An old-fashioned festival with food, drink and game booths by nonprofit organizations in Sonoma will follow the parade. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 453 First St. East,

Guests enjoying picnic's and family events on the lawn during the Santa Rosa symphony performance at the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Sonoma State University's Green Music Center in Rohnert Park, California on July 4th, 2018. (Will Bucquoy / For the Press Democrat).
Guests enjoying picnics and family events on the lawn during the Santa Rosa symphony performance at the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center in Rohnert Park on July 4, 2018. This year’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. at SSU’s Weill Hall and Lawn. (Will Bucquoy / For the Press Democrat)

Sunday, July 7

Penngrove: This year marks the 48th annual Penngrove Parade, “The Biggest Little Parade in Northern California,” which will start at 11 a.m. sharp on Main Street in downtown Penngrove. A barbecue, kid’s games and music will follow the parade. No dogs allowed. Outside food and drinks prohibited in Penngrove Park. This event is a fundraiser to benefit community. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free entry. 11800 Main St.,

Napa County

Thursday, July 4

Napa: The Sunrise Rotary Parade will start off at the intersection of Second Street and School Street, making its way downtown with floats, classic cars and more. Parade starts at 9:30. Free to watch.

Napa: Wind down at Oxbow Commons after Fourth of July morning events with activities for all ages, like kids’ inflatables and Carnival games, local cuisine, beer and wine, and live performances from local artists. 3-10 p.m. Free to enter. 1268 McKinstry St.,

Napa: Take a break from fireworks with the more eco-friendly “Napa Drone Show.” This show will consist of up to 400 drones flying in formation to create 16 3D displays similar to a fireworks show. Some places to watch the show are Oxbow Commons, First and Third Street Bridges, Veteran’s Memorial Park, China Point, Riverfront Green and Riverfront Promenade. 9:30 p.m. Free to watch.

American Canyon: Take part in American Canyon’s 4th of July Parade, Festival and Fireworks. The parade will start at 3 p.m. on American Canyon Road and Elliott Drive and make its way down Elliott Drive towards Amarillo Drive. At the end of the parade, a festival will begin at 4 p.m. with music, free activities and food vendors. A fireworks show will start at dusk with visibility from the Community Park II located on the corner of Donaldson Way and Benton Way.