Culture, Sports & Recreation
Theater, Fine Arts & History
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
The Luther Burbank Center for the Arts presents more than 100 world-class performances annually and provides nationally recognized education programs for students and adults. The facility is available for community use for a variety of events, including as a home to the Santa Rosa Symphony.
Santa Rosa Symphony
Santa Rosa Symphony's vision is to create one of the leading regional symphony orchestras in America, nationally recognized as a model of artistic excellence, fiscal vitality, and community engagement.
Actors' Theater for Children
The Actor's Theater for Children is an adult community theater company, performing scripts based on classic children's literature, folklore, and mythology, as well as modern originals. These productions are meant to enhance cultural awareness and awaken a taste for theater in children in a fun and friendly environment.
Museums of Sonoma County
The Museums of Sonoma County celebrates and interprets the region's rich history, art, and culture by exhibiting and collecting relevant objects and artworks, by serving as a vital community gathering place, and by inspiring visitors with dynamic experiences that engage, educate, and enlighten.
Sixth Street Playhouse
Sixth Street Playhouse is the home of Actors Theatre and Santa Rosa Players.
Pacific Coast Air Museum
The Pacific Coast Air Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving aviation history through the acquisition, restoration, and display of historic aircraft. The museum displays a varied collection of over 30 American military, propeller, and jet aircraft.
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens is the home, greenhouse, and gardens where world-renowned horticulturist Luther Burbank lived and experimented with plants for most of his 50-year career. The registered national, state, and city historic landmark is a unique urban garden located at Santa Rosa and Sonoma avenues.
Sports Venues & Organizations
Epicenter Sports & Entertainment
Epicenter, the north bay’s largest all-in-one destination for sports, fitness, and entertainment, takes fun and excitement to a whole new level. Packed with a unique mix of attractions built for adults and cool for kids—indoor sports, fitness center, sports bar and restaurant, upscale bowling lounge, trampoline park, arcade, advanced laser tag arena, multi-sensory adventure ride, interactive kids play area, and even its own Starbucks—Epicenter delivers 130,000 square feet of fun, food, and fitness, all conveniently located under one roof.
Sonoma Raceway is located 30 minutes south of Santa Rosa and hosts several nationally televised events, including NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing, the American Motorcycle Association (AMA) Superbike tour, and the IRL IndyCar Series.
AT&T Park, with its breathtaking views and classic design, received rave reviews throughout the country as one of the smash hits of 2000. The first privately financed ballpark in Major League Baseball since Dodger Stadium (1962), the Giants' new home features an inspiring nine-foot statue of America's greatest living ballplayer, Willie Mays, at the public entrance; home runs that splash into McCovey Cove (named after another Hall of Fame Willie); an 80-foot Coca-Cola bottle with playground slides and miniature AT&T Park behind left field that has become a magnet for kids of all of ages; and mass public transit that rivals any sports complex in the world.
Oracle Arena & O.Co Coliseum
The recently renovated Oracle Arena & O.co Coliseum host a spectrum of events in both the sporting and entertainment industries including concerts, circus, boxing, rodeos, religious speakers and ice shows. Currently the home of the Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders and Golden State Warriors.
Hp Pavilion at San Jose
SAP Center at San Jose hosts nearly 100 sporting events annually including more than 40 San Jose Sharks regular season home games. The building hosts approximately 150 events every year — including Olympic athletes, Grammy award-winners and a variety of family and children’s favorites that account for more than 170 event days. Pollstar, the leading concert industry trade magazine, nominated SAP Center at San Jose as “Arena of the Year” for 2005 and 2007. In 2007, Pollstar also recognized SAP Center at San Jose based on non-sports attendance as fourth in North America, top 10 in the world. Over the past 10 years, SAP Center at San Jose has consistently been in the Top 5 in North America and Top 10 in the World.
Recreational Facilities & Opportunities
Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks
Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks has three community centers, two pools, a golf course, 66 parks, innovative youth services, numerous special destinations and hundreds of recreation classes – go discover why Parks Make Life Better!
Trione-Annadel State Park
Trione-Annadel State Park is located on the eastern edge of Santa Rosa offers miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and trail riding.
Spring Lake Regional Park
Spring Lake Regional Park is a 320-acre park in northeast Santa Rosa features trails for walking, hiking, bicycling and horseback riding as well as a summer swimming lagoon, a lake for boating and fishing, a campground, picnic areas, the Environmental Discovery Center, and the Lakeside Grill.
Taylor Mountain Regional Park
Taylor Mountain Regional Park is an 1,100 acre preserve features woods, grassy areas and creeks, plus hiking trails and picnic tables.
Point Reyes National Seashore
From its thunderous ocean breakers crashing against rocky headlands and expansive sand beaches, through its open grasslands to its brushy hillsides and forested ridges, visitors can discover over 1000 species of plants and animals. Home to several cultures over thousands of years, Point Reyes preserves a tapestry of stories and interactions of people. Point Reyes awaits your exploration.
Lake Sonoma is located in the beautiful coastal foothills and surrounded by Sonoma County vineyards and land rich in history. This provides the perfect setting for a wealth of recreation activities including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, boating and camping.