Petaluma | Midtown

Midtown is home to a friendly community and the East Washington Commercial District.

Welcome to Midtown Petaluma

up-and-coming neighborhood filled with charm in a central location
A central community connecting East Petaluma, West Petaluma, the historic downtown, the Oak Hill Brewster district, and the Foundry Wharf, Midtown is home to a friendly community and the East Washington Commercial District with Target, BevMo, Sprouts, Dick's Sporting Goods, and more. Only an hour’s drive from San Francisco, Midtown is a blossoming Petaluma neighborhood calling to young professionals and families with its teeming retail and restaurant scene — not to mention pleasant surroundings. 
Midtown is replete with the same sort of history that Petaluma, one of California’s oldest cities, is known for. In fact, Petaluma’s oldest standing building is thought to be located in Midtown — Bill Soberane's house was constructed in 1858, the same year Petaluma was founded. A beacon of industry in the years that followed, Petaluma’s mixed-use residential and commercial atmosphere overtook its industrial past by the mid-1900s. 
Today, Midtown is a flourishing community in Central Petaluma. When it comes to Midtown Petaluma's real estate options, there are about 1,000 homes ranging from bungalows dating back to the 1950s to more historic buildings to even some new construction, with many choices available for the buyer. Convenient and welcoming, young professionals, families, and retirees are proud to call Midtown their home. 

Things to Love

  • Premier location ideal for travel and commutes
  • SMART Train stop in the neighborhood
  • Very walkable and friendly

Local Lifestyle

Midtown is characterized by a marriage of mid-century modern and 21st-century modern living, all surrounded by commercial options and compact, attractive homes. Flourishing with the rise of quality of life in California, Midtown is growing into an ideal location for anyone, especially those seeking reprieve from the sometimes stressful life of a major city. Midtown is set up wonderfully to become a stable home for families as well as young professionals and retirees.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Home to the always sought-after and fresh markets of Whole Foods and Sprouts, your weekly grocery trips will be quite the delight in Midtown. Enjoy a craft cocktail and a game of pool at the quaint + welcoming Mario and John's Bar

Things to Do

Helped in part by its riverfront views, activities on the water and among green spaces are plentiful. Between shopping options and an emphasis placed on nature, Midtown has it all.
Turn to The Fairgrounds for a celebration of all things community, from agriculture to the array of talent found throughout Petaluma. The annual Sonoma-Marin Fair is the perfect place to catch up with friends over cotton candy, or ride a Ferris wheel, or even try your luck at some local competitive events.
Take a break from Californian summers at the family-friendly Petaluma Swim Center, where there are two public pools and lessons and events for the whole family! Hikers and casual walkers alike relish the opportunity to up their steps at the waterfront Lynch Creek Trail. From the outdoors to climate-controlled shopping oases, Midtown is teeming with opportunity.


Midtown Petaluma is home to several excellent educational opportunities. Top schools include:
  • Meadow Elementary School, K-6
  • Kennilworth Jr. High School, 7-8

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