This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the land of the brave. ~ Elmer Davis
It was 239 years ago, on July 4th in 1776, that the Declaration of Independence was signed proclaiming the United States of America an independent nation. Since then, the country has celebrated with festivities including fireworks, parades, and more. This year, special events can be found throughout Sonoma County and Napa Valley.
Want to celebrate quietly during the day before the excitement of the evening? Relax at Dutton Goldfield while enjoying Blues music as part of their Independence Weekend Celebration – Reds, Whites, & Blues. Pure Luxury recommends making reservations for a “Picnic on the Patio” tasting flight for a special, intimate celebration in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. ~ Benjamin Franklin
Green Music Center
Liven up your 4th of July evening by attending the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with Megan Hilty and the Santa Rosa Symphony! The lawn at Weill Hall opens at 4:30 p.m. for guests of all ages to enjoy face painting, bouncy houses, carnival games, and more before the concert and fireworks.
Sonoma’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade & Celebration
Love a parade? Don’t miss Sonoma’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Parade & Celebration, named one of the 10 Best 4th of July Celebrations in the country by Travel+Leisure Magazine. The celebration includes game, food, and drink booths sponsored by local non profits.
Depot Hotel Restaurant
Savor a delicious dinner plus one of the best views of the fireworks presented by the Sonoma Valley’s Volunteer Firefighters at the Depot’s Fourth of July Fireworks Party. Enjoy a bottle of wine with this special buffet dinner that includes barbecued local oysters, Tuscan fried chicken, baked Orecchiette pasta served with ricotta in a Bolognese meat ragu, and so much more! Your dessert of cheesecake with summer berries and Italian cookies will be served with coffee at your table before the fireworks begin.
Napa County Fair & Fireworks Annual Fourth of July Parade
Spend the holiday in the Napa County city of Calistoga. The festivities begin with a spirited parade featuring creative floats, decorated cars, and local live bands. After the parade, relax with a picnic and a leisurely day of carnival games before the fireworks.
Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch
Doors open at 6 p.m. for their 4th of July Concert + Fireworks with Cabinet. Kick off the celebration with craft beers, Long Meadow Ranch wines, and classic concessions created by Chef Stephen Barber. At 7 p.m., Cabinet performs their Bluegrass tunes before the fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
Whatever you decide to do to celebrate this historic date, make sure to contact Pure Luxury Transportation to celebrate safely and to the fullest.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. ~ Abraham Lincoln