Things to do Year-Round

Food & Drink

Consistent with its thriving food and ag ecosystem, Woodland and the surrounding area is full of perfect getaways to eat and drink.


From Urban Afghan bites to farm to fork lunch to no-nonsense tacos, Woodland’s restaurant scene is tough to beat.


Yolo County is a Northern California wine destination, growing and bottling award-winning varietals and offering inviting tasting rooms and breathtaking views.

Click here to learn more about Yolo County’s thriving vineyard and winery scene.


Repeatedly voted the best brewery in Yolo County, Woodland’s Blue Note Brewing Company offers beer, live music, and food trucks in the heart of Downtown Woodland and leads an impressive list of Yolo County breweries all within a short drive of Woodland.

Woodland Farmers Market

Visit one of Northern California’s best farmers markets every Saturday from 9 AM – 12 PM in Downtown Woodland

Educational Experiences

You don’t have to wait for the Honey Festival to learn about honey, bees, pollinators, and our natural environment.

Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven

The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven is a unique outdoor museum where visitors can observe and learn about bees and the plants that support them. Located next to the Harry H. Laidlaw, Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road at UC Davis, the Haven is open year round and admission is free.

Woodland Regional Park

With the motto “To inspire wonder of nature nearby,” the Woodland Regional Park will soon welcome visitors to a brand new, 160 acre riparian nature park in Woodland.

This project shows how community-based conservation may be one of the most durable ways to protect and enjoy nature. In particular, the project partners aim to put responsibility and authority in the hands of the community that benefits from it.

This habitat restoration project is led by The City of WoodlandTuleyome & Explorit.

Edible Learning Garden at City Hall

Supported by Woodland’s Dinner on Main and a group of local sponsors and volunteers, the Edible Learning Garden acts as:

  • A food source for local charity groups such as the Yolo Food Bank
  • A teaching site for young people
  • A classroom for instruction from Master Gardeners
  • A sampling of innovative gardening practices
  • A site for a farm to fork meal

UC Davis Arboretum

The UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden spans the campus’s more than 5,000 acres and includes the historic Arboretum – a 100-plus acre amenity comprised of demonstration gardens and scientific collections as well as the Putah Creek Riparian Reserve – a rare stream and grassland ecosystem managed for teaching, research, wildlife and habitat protection.

Equal parts teaching, advocacy, and recreational attraction, the Arboretum is an example of UC Davis’ food and ag leadership for our region and the world.

Day Trips & Local Adventures

With 300 days of sun and plentiful amenities, Woodland and the surrounding Yolo County area are perfect for a weekend getaway. Try one of these suggestions: