welcome to the petaluma woman’s club, please join us!

The Petaluma Woman’s Club (PWC) had its origins starting in 1895, and is immensely proud of its shared history with this scenic community we call home. Like Petaluma, PWC has gone through a long, varied growth pattern. Their 1913 craftsman style building at 518 B Street, designed by prominent architect Brainerd Jones (who is credited with designing many significant buildings in Petaluma) and is landmarked as a Heritage Home.

The Petaluma Woman’s Club can boast of countless filmed events that have dominated its spacious interiors as a major event center for over a century. Imagine the blinding, popping flash bulbs amidst laughter, tears, satin, lace, suits and ties that bind some of the Grand Ballroom activities recorded in countless, precious wedding albums. If walls could talk, the Petaluma Woman’s Club would vibrate in perpetuity, much like the city itself.

As integral as the building is to events, it’s also home away from home to a lively membership of community-minded, spirited women who meet regularly once a month, either day, evening, or both. Petaluma Woman’s Club members are a diverse group who share a commitment to the community and culture of Petaluma. For more than 10 decades, women have found friendship and camaraderie inside these doors. As society evolved, so did these women and they will continue to enjoy this place, and community into perpetuity.

Much like the beautiful, historical city of Petaluma, Petaluma Woman’s Club continues to grow and thrive with many memories and friendships. We are proud that the PWC is included in this remarkable piece of California history.

PWC holds two fundraisers a year:

  • The Spaghetti Feed, honors 3 graduating Petaluma high school girls with college scholarships
  • The Crab Feed earns money for our building Restoration Fund to help maintain our beautiful clubhouse

the objects of our organization are:

  • Uniting the influence and enterprise of the women of the organization
  • Promoting educational, moral and civic activities
  • Endeavoring to carry out its program
  • Stimulating club spirit
  • Creating a center for social and intellectual advancement

Please download your membership application here


Renting the PWC is one of the best kept secrets in town. Banquets, weddings and receptions, business meetings, luncheons, events and more can hosted at our historic club house. With vintage ambiance, a large stage, commercial kitchen, and other amenities, you can hardly ask for more. Read more…



Friday, February 5th, 2016, 6:30 pm: TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Annual Crab Feed and Raffle $50 Contact Louise Benanti for tickets 707-762-5485. Benefits the Petaluma Woman’s Club building restoration fund. Join in on the fun, and save room for a special dessert! read more…

Friday, December 4th, 2015 6:30 pm
Our Annual Spaghetti Feed & Baked Goods Auction
Scholarship Fundraiser
Join us for this fun event to raise money for three $1000 college scholarships for three Petaluma high school girls. Enjoy homemade spaghetti and all the fixings! read more…

February 2nd, the Day Group hosts Hello Ms. President!
11:30 am $20-reservation required
Our Past Presidents will be honored and recognized. Hear stories of their accomplishments and fascinating facts about them you did not know. We are happy to then be enchanted and transported by renowned storyteller Elaine Stanley. Read More…

January 21st, the Evening Group hosts Cha Cha Chocolate Tasting!
6:30 pm $20-reservation required
Attention all chocolate lovers, this is a night not to miss. Everything you always wanted to know about chocolate, but were afraid to ask. Taste a variety of chocolates and try to pick your favorite. Read more…