At one time "The Egg Basket of the World". Lots of historical homes and businesses. Petaluma Museum is an old Carnegie Library. Many scenes in American Graffiti were filmed here, 50th Anniversary 2023

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Year Round Walk

SN: 125369 - 2024 / Y0233

when is the event

From Mon, Jan 1st, 2024 to Dec 31st, 2024

Start times: Dawn to Dusk

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB) only

where is the event

Petaluma, California

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs


Step to the Beat

Town Halls / City Halls

CC: Sonoma County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

City Hall is at 11 English St, just off Bassett St( on the 10k route). Look for "History Spots", provided by the Petaluma Museum Association, on old buildings in the downtown area. Click with your smart phone to hear about the location. McNears on Petaluma Blvd is an old-time pub attached to a a live music venue. Tall Toad Music, a musical instrument store, is also on Petaluma Blvd. Both are on the 5k & 10k routes

conditions for the event

Rating: 2A, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

Walk only during daylight hours. The route is on city sidewalks. Some steps which can be bypassed by wheelchairs and strollers. Highlights include many beautiful historical homes and the locations for many movies, including American Graffiti. There are many restaurants, pubs, and stores, as well as the Petaluma River. Visit a seed bank! Petaluma's historic downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places. Petaluma is the southern entrance to Sonoma County and it's 195 wineries.


how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page or the maps phrase below, if provided by the club. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

Maps phrase and directions link

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CVS, 365 E Washington St, Petaluma, CA

The above maps phrase is only provided for planning purposes. The downloaded event directions provide detailed directions to the starting point and possible alternate start point locations. THERE IS NO PHYSICAL START BOX AT THIS LOCATION.

event sponsor

Sonoma County Stompers (AVA-0720)

Event website: www.SonomaCountyStompers.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.