Parks & Recreation Special Events

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4th of July Celebration

Petaluma's 4th of July Celebration traditionally includes a festival held on July 4th at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma that features live music, food and beverage vendors, and a spectacular fireworks display that can be seen from across the City.

Stay tuned for more information about Petaluma's 2023 4th of July Celebration.

Movies in the Park

This is a series of outdoor movie showings held on various Friday evenings during the Summer and Fall at Lucchesi Park. Food and beverages are available for purchase from local food and beverage vendors. Don't miss an opportunity to catch your favorite movies under the stars!

Click here for more information about Petaluma's 2023 Movies in the Park Series.

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Live on the Lawn

This live-music event series is held on Petaluma's City Hall lawn, and typically features several local bands. It also includes free children's activities and food/beverage vendors. Join us as we bring good vibes to Petaluma City Hall.

Stay tuned for more information about future Live on the Lawn events.

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Light Up a Life

Light Up a Life is an annual community event that takes place at Walnut Park in Downtown Petaluma each December. Our community gathers to illuminate one of the largest trees in the park, in remembrance and celebration of the lives of those we have loved and lost during the past year.
Stay tuned for more information about the 2023 Life Up a Life event.
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Petaluma Turkey Trot

 The Petaluma Turkey Trot and Food Drive in a beloved annual event that takes place at the Ellis Creek Wetlands in Petaluma on or around Thanksgiving. It's a community collaboration between several businesses and organizations, including MAD Architecture, Aqus Community, the Redwood Empire Food Bank, and the City of Petaluma. The best part of all? It's free, fun and for a great cause!

Stay tuned for more information about the 2023 Petaluma Turkey Trot.

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