San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Judging is in early January at the Citrus Fair. Runs Monday – Friday. Contact is Bob or Cary Fraiser at 291-7707) (The public tasting is President’s weekend in San Francisco at Ft. Mason.)
Knights of Columbus Crab Cioppino Feed
Third Saturday of the month. For more information contact Lee Menicucci at Cloverdale Auto Parts or 707-894-5211.
Annual "All You Can Eat" Lion's Club Crab Feed
Last Saturday of the month. Contact Lion Ed Dalbec at 894-4173.
Cloverdale Citrus Fair
Cloverdale has the distinction of hosting the first fair of the year in California, as well as one of the state’s longest-running annual festivals (going on over 120 years). The fair runs over President's Day Weekend. There is a wide variety of pageants, shows, exhibits, live music, carnival rides, art, and food over the four day fair. For more information on the fair please check out their website or give them a call at 894-3992. The Citrus Fair Parade is on Saturday, winding through downtown Cloverdale. With antique cars & military vehicles, bands, floats by local businesses, heavy equipment, equestrian riders, pet parade and The Humboldt State Lumberjacks Marching Band.
March - May
Historical Society Speaker Series
There will be discussions on interesting topics that are intertwined with Cloverdale's history. For more information please call 707-894-2067, email or visit their website.
Cloverdale Old Time Fiddle Festival
This annual fiddle festival is scheduled for early April at the Citrus Fairgrounds. Joining the fiddlers will be guitar and mandolin competitions. For more information visit their website or you can contact via email or call Director Mark Holgon at 707-829-8012, or 707-894-5529.
Cloverdale Ram Sale
Rams and ewes are auctioned off at the Citrus Fair followed by a BBQ, typically the first weekend in May at 1:30pm. For more information please contact Jim Hill via email or at 707-894-5541.
Rotary Club BBQ
Delicious themed dinner served in early May from 5:00-7:30pm, followed by live music in the Cloverdale Plaza. Beer, wine and desserts for sale. Buy tickets from any Rotarian, or call the Chamber of Commerce 894-4470. Benefit for Project Graduation and the Rotary Foundation.
Mother's Day Breakfast
May 10th at 8:00 am at the Cloverdale High School auditorium. Brought to you by the Kiwanis Club, Laurie 894-3222.
June - August
Friday Night Live/Farmer's Market
The foundation of Cloverdale's music scene is the wildly popular Friday Night Live free concert series. It runs each and every Friday night from Memorial Day until Labor Day weekend and features a wide variety of musical styles. It is produced by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance who work in partnership with the Cloverdale Certified Farmers Market who put on the corresponding farmers market.
Lion's Father's Day Breakfast
On Father's Day, the Lion's Club puts on an annual Father's Day breakfast at the City Park. For more information call Sam Beeson at 707-894-2165 or visit their website.
Lion's Club Fire Works
Fireworks are displayed at dusk at the CHS football field on the 4th of July. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated.
Car & Motorcycle Show
The fun starts the first Friday night after Labor Day with a Cruise down Cloverdale Blvd and is followed by live music and dancing in the Cloverdale Plaza. On Saturday over 200 classic cars and motorcycles will line the Boulevard. There will be fun for the whole family: live music and dancing on Friday night, food booths and vendors, a Kid Zone and much more in store for Saturday. For more information you can contact the Chamber of Commerce at 894-4470, or visit the Car Show website.
Pancake Breakfast - Cloverdale Senior Center
Welcoming Car Show attendees and the general public, the Senior Center hosts a pancake breakfast the Saturday morning of the show. Please contact Brooke Green for more information at 707-894-4826.
Cloverdale Volunteer Firefighters Association BBQ & Dance
Saturday evening after the Car Show the Firefighters Association hosts a BBQ and dance. Please contact Javier Lopez at 894-3545 for more information.
September - November
Come to downtown Cloverdale and enjoy German food (bratwurst, sauerkraut, potato salad, apple crisp), wine and beer tasting, live music, silent auction, children's activities, Courtney’s' Pumpkin Patch, and more! A seasonal tradition that's fun for the entire family. It is the first weekend in October, at the Cloverdale City Plaza. Contact Laurie Kneeland at 328-2147 for more information.
Asti Tour de Vine Bicycle Tour
Join your hosts, the Cloverdale Rotary for the annual Asti Tour de Vine, a 25k, 50k, 100k, or 100m (century) bicycle tour. The tour is held in mid-October, and takes place in Northern Sonoma County, California’s breathtaking wine country. Ride on uncrowded routes through charming rural valleys, past autumn-hued vineyards, alongside the meandering Russian River, and on pathways overlooking Lake Sonoma. This bicycle tour is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Cloverdale. They use the proceeds from this event for local scholarships for students, and support for many local and international projects. For more information please visit the website.
Kiwanis Cold Crab Feed
Cloverdale's first Crab Feed of the season, held the first Saturday night in December, you need to buy your tickets beforehand, as typically no tickets are available at the door. Contact Gene Gianoli at 707-894-3124 for more information.
Christmas Tree Lighting
Join the live carolers and Santa for the annual lighting of the City Plaza Christmas Tree. Hot coco and cookies will be served and Santa will be on hand to hear your Christmas wishes. It is sponsored by the Lion's Club and the Chamber of Commerce. 707-894-4470 for more information.
Cloverdale Historical Society's Gingerbread Christmas
Horse and carriage rides, storytelling for the kids, tours of Gould-Shaw House and refreshments. For more information visit their website or call 707-894-2067.
Healdsburg Community Band Annual Holiday Concert
The full band plays all your holiday favorites. At the Citrus Fair Auditorium, contact Jim DeMartini at 707-894-5000 for more information.
McMillian Invitational Boys Basketball Tournament
Kick off basketball season with this popular tournament. First weekend in December, Cloverdale High School. CHS website, or contact them at 707-894-1900.