Located at the northernmost portion of Sonoma County, Cloverdale is nestled in the picturesque Alexander Valley wine growing region and close to Lake Sonoma, a haven for boating, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and cycling. It is a great spot for exploring Sonoma County’s wineries and stunning natural beauty. Within 20 minutes of five world class wine growing regions, the Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak, Rockpile and Anderson Valley, Cloverdale is the Sonoma County’s premier place to “play.”
Friday Night Live
Friday Night Live at the Plaza, Cloverdale’s free summer concert series, Friday nights from June 1 through August 31, 2018. Friday Night Live & Street Fair offers a variety of family-friendly activities every Friday evening throughout the summer.
It’s hard to beat Cloverdale and Sonoma County as a cycling destination. The range of terrain is so vast that it practically guarantees you’ll never get bored.
The Russian River is a year-round fishery. Late Fall begins the Steelhead run, and continues through April. Next comes the "Mighty" Shad, April through June. Summertime is prime time for Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, and Carp. The Russian River is a "barbless hook" river all year.
Cloverdale River Park offers access to a very scenic stretch along the upper Russian River. A pleasant multi-use trail connects McCray Road to First Street, and offers points of entry for kayaks, canoers and inner-tubes in the summertime, as well as fishing and wildlife viewing.
Lake Sonoma covers over 17,000 acres of lake and surrounding recreation area offer a wide variety of activities, including boating, kayaking, camping, hunting and much more.
Relax and take part in a yoga class right in downtown Cloverdale at Yoga on Center. A truly beautiful, clean and inspiring place for your practice, with exceptional instruction by their thoughtful teachers.
The serene, majestic beauty of the Armstrong Redwoods, a short drive from Cloverdale, is a living reminder of the magnificent primeval redwood forest that covered this area before logging operations began during the 19th century.
Asti Tour de Vine
The 10th annual Asti Tour de Vine, a 25k, 50k, 100k, 100m (century) bicycle tour, Saturday, Oct. 13 is presented by the Rotary Club of Cloverdale. The tour takes place in Northern Sonoma County’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.
Alexander Valley Film Society
Lauded as the hottest emerging regional film festival in the North Bay, nearly 2,000 people will come for the unique mix of independent cinema with a Hollywood flare from Oct. 18-21, 2018. The Festival will feature domestic and international narrative features, documentaries, short films, special programs, winners from the Student Film Competition, community events and screenings, a thrilling Opening Night Celebration, and more!
Cloverdale Car & Motorcycle Show
The 25th annual Cloverdale Car & Motorcycle Show, produced by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, brings vintage, classic and many one-of-a-kind vehicles to downtown Cloverdale. The car show, on Sept. 8th is preceded the evening before by a downtown “Cruise” which starts at 7 p.m. Then come to the downtown Plaza for live music by the “Department of Rock,” and dancing.