Culture

Our community is active, engaged and passionate about their careers and families. Officially incorporated in 1992, we are the youngest community in Sonoma County. What we become is still taking shape and will be determined by the venturesome people who have and continue to put down roots here. So pull up a lawn chair to the Town Green and join the fun in Windsor.

Although our community is young, our downtown area dates back to the 1870’s as a stop along the San Francisco North Pacific Rail line. In partnership with a private developer, Old Downtown Windsor has been revitalized and today it serves as the heart of the town, with acclaimed restaurants, antique shops and boutiques. The central feature of the downtown core is the 4.5 acre Windsor Town Green where the local scene turns out for community events that include festivals, concerts, farmer’s markets and afternoon family picnics. Our Summer Concert series draws thousands of visitors to the green every Wednesday night for the summer season.

Association of Bay Area Governments “Growing Smarter Together Award – Public Private Partnerships” for downtown redevelopment

We’ve got wide open spaces in Windsor and the great outdoors beckons with temperate weather averaging 58° F in the winter and 82° F in summer months.  Windsor creates community through its people, parks and programs. We have five community parks, including the Town Green, a skate park, a regional soccer park, over 14 neighborhood parks as well as three large regional parks with an enviable variety of organized athletics, cultural and recreational activities. Hiking, biking, walking, kids sports galore — its all close by in Windsor.

 

The Town of Windsor offers shopping opportunities of all kinds. From stylish women’s wear to antique furniture, you can find it in the Town of Windsor’s shopping centers and plazas or its lively downtown. Spend a day of it and stop for lunch at a downtown hotspot such as Kin Windsor or grab an espresso at Cafe Noto to keep you going.

 

Sierra Club’s “Best New Development 2006” for downtown Windsor

 Shiloh Park is an 850 acre park in the foothills of the Mayacamas Mountains in east Windsor with nearly 8 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.