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Visit Santa Rosa

Visit Santa Rosa

Convention & Visitors Bureau

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About Visit Santa Rosa

Here Visit Santa Rosa is an essential resource for all things sport in Sonoma County. As the key sports commission in the area, we work with event owners, producers, and industry partners to achieve unmatched levels of performance. The best part is, this service is complimentary.

Some of the sporting events we have worked with in the past include:

IRONMAN Santa Rosa and IRONMAN 70.3 Santa Rosa (IRONMAN Kona qualifier)
The Santa Rosa Marathon (Boston Marathon qualifier)
The Sonoma Wine Country Games (qualifier for state and national Senior Games)
The Amgen Tour of California (overall start and overall finish)
Levi Leipheimer’s Gran Fondo
Tour de Fuzz
American Junior Golf Association
The Symetra Tour
Tough Mudder NorCal
Harvest Cup Soccer Tournament
Goodwill Series Baseball Tournament
JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes
Chef Cycle
Wine Country Century
SRJC and SSU Athletics
Monte Rio Triathlon
Annadel Loop 7 Mile Trail
Ragnar Race

Things to do in Visit Santa Rosa

A vibrant city in the center of rural Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa (pop. 170,685) blends small-town friendliness with urban amenities. Its thriving downtown boasts three distinct shopping districts and five historic residential neighborhoods.

Explore and enjoy Sonoma County’s array of things to do and see. See how life opens up through our arts and culture, outdoor activities in the redwoods, whale watching along the coast, or hiking in the magnificent state and regional parks. Sonoma County offers down-to-earth experiences for wine lovers, nature enthusiasts, and foodies.

Travel details

Whether you bring your own vehicle or rent a car, driving is a common choice for getting around Santa Rosa, and offers the most flexibility.

The multi-lane US Highway 101 corridor runs north-south through Santa Rosa, with 10 Santa Rosa exits off the freeway. The smaller state Highway 12 runs east-west, connecting with Highway 101 in Santa Rosa.

Airports in or near Santa Rosa:
Four major carriers offer daily flights from Santa Rosa's Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS). The airport offers a choice of rental car services, ride sharing, taxis, and other ground transportation options, and is located slightly more than a mile west of the SMART train station. Transportation options between the airport and train station include Sonoma County Transit buses, taxis, or ride share. San Francisco and Oakland International Airports are within 50 miles of Santa Rosa.

Services offered

Grant Programs

Lodging Services


PR/Media Assistance


Site Visits


Welcome Bags

Event Marketing Sponsorship

PR/Media Assistance - Site Visits - Transportation Assistance - Lodging Services - Welcome Bags/Gifts - Itinerary Development - Event Planning Assistance - Grand Program

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