On-street parking around Sonoma Plaza has a 3 hour limit from 9am-5pm except Sundays.
Downtown parking is available at two public parking lots, at no charge. The largest is the Casa Grande lot, located behind the historic Barracks just north of the Plaza, with an entrance off First St. East. There is a smaller public parking lot behind Sebastiani Theatre, with an entrance off East Napa St. This lot includes designated parking for electric vehicles with charging stations. Follow the signs around the Plaza.
On-street parking in Sonoma is also free, but some areas have time limits or residential permit requirements, so look for signage. To take your time and avoid a ticket, park in the public lots whenever possible.
There are several Free All-Day Parking lots near Sonoma Plaza including the biggest lot just north of the Plaza. The entrance to that lot is on 1st St East opposite the Mission.
Where can I park my bike on the Plaza?
If you’re biking to Sonoma Plaza, you can find bike parking at several locations as outlined on our Plaza Bike Parking Map, including the “hitching post” across from the Barracks and Toscano Hotel and at the bike parking sculpture along the horseshoe driveway in front of City Hall, among other spots. Please note that bike riding in the Plaza park is not allowed, so park your bike when you arrive.