A historic look at Sonoma County festivals

Festival season has arrived in Sonoma County. Many of our spring and summer celebrations are rooted in our rich agricultural history, others promote our love of music and the arts.

Click through our gallery of past festivals past to see what all the fuss is about.

Here is a list of some upcoming festivals and events you won't want to miss.

April 29 & 30: Butter & Egg Days Festival and Parade, Petaluma. 36 continuous years.

May 20: Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival, Santa Rosa. 126th year.

May 25: Healdsburg Twilight Parade. 68th year.

May 26-28: BottleRock Napa Valley. 5th year.

June 3-4 and June 10-11: Art at the Source, western Sonoma County. 23rd year.

June 9-10: Huichica Music Festival, Sonoma. 8th year.

June 10-11: Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic, Windsor. 27th year.

June 2-11: Healdsburg Jazz Festival, 19th year.

June 16-18: Country Summer, Santa Rosa. 4th year.

July 29th: Fort Ross Festival

August 3- 13: Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa. 81st year.

August 12 & 13: Gravenstein Apple Fair, Sebastopol. 44th year.

June 21- 25: Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petaluma.

June 23: Sonoma-Marin Fair's World's Ugliest Dog Contest, 41st year.

June 22-25: Kate Wolf Festival, Laytonville. 22nd year.

June 24 & 25: Russian River Rodeo, Duncans Mills. 51st year.

July 1: “World's Largest” Salmon BBQ, Fort Bragg.

July 15-16: Civil War Days, Duncans Mills

July 22: Rivertown Revival, Petaluma, 8th year.

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