What’s Open in Sonoma County

Updated November 17, 2020

The most recent wildfire in Sonoma County is now over 90% contained, but we still encourage visitors to call ahead to confirm any existing reservations. Additional information outlining what is open and how to visit Sonoma Wine Country can be found below.


Call ahead to confirm any reservations or pre-booked activities in advance of traveling. All visitors and locals should practice social distancing and remember the following safety measures:

  • Masks are required in all public places (indoors and outdoors)
  • Physical distancing is required in public
  • Call in advance to confirm if a business is open, the operating hours, and any special requirements

    Sonoma County wineries, tasting rooms, restaurants, attractions, and hotels are open. Buy a Covet Pass for complimentary wine tastings at wineries throughout Sonoma County and Napa Valley or reserve a private Wine Country Experience. Currently, Sonoma County has suspended all indoor services and activities until further notice. Check back frequently for updates.

    Sonoma County Wineries, Tasting Rooms

    Many wineries and tasting rooms in Sonoma County are open and are welcoming visitors for wine tastings and experiences by advance reservation. As of July 13, tastings must be held outdoors only and no indoor seating will be permitted. Strict social distancing measures are being followed. Click here to see the list of Sonoma Wineries that have reopened. Check back daily for updates.

    Sonoma County Hotels

    All Sonoma County hotels, resorts, vacation rentals, and campgrounds are allowed to reopen and are accepting reservations. Click here to see Sonoma Lodging options and book your hotel stay. The highest safety standards are being followed to protect both guests and employees.

    Sonoma County Restaurants

    Restaurants are open, but as of July 13, only outdoor dining service is offered. Outdoor seating limits the number of guests at a single table to no more than 10 members of a single household or living unit.

    Sonoma County Things To Do: Beaches, Parks, Attractions

    Several attractions have reopened including many parks and beaches. Check Here to check out what activities and things are available to do in Sonoma County. Please note that parking lot space at parks and beaches is limited to promote physical social distancing. Visitors are encouraged to visit parks or beaches that are close to their home and bring their own hand sanitizer.


    Bars, brewpubs, breweries, and pubs

    Bars and breweries were ordered to close all indoor operations as of July 13, 2020. Bars and breweries may only operate outdoors if they are offering sit-down, outdoor, dine-in meals with alcohol (alcohol must be sold in the same transaction as a meal).

    Gyms and fitness centers, hair salons, nail salons

    Gyms, fitness centers, salons, barber shops, and personal care services are to remain closed until further notice. Stay tuned for more details on reopening dates.

    Museums, zoos, and shopping malls

    Museums, zoos, and shopping malls must remained closed for indoor service until further notice.

    Tips For Visiting Wineries and Restaurants

    Make a reservation – We also encourage you to call ahead to determine hours and availability

    Keep Group Sizes Small – smaller groups will make it easier to get a reservation

    Be Patient and Flexible – this environment is new to all of us, prepare to be flexible and patient while businesses get comfortable operating under new processes and guidelines


    As Wine Country begins to reopen and Covid-19 shelter-in-place ordinances have loosened, you may be wondering what visiting Sonoma County will look like. To help you navigate the new experience, here are a few key guidelines and things to expect as wineries, restaurants, hotels, and other attractions reopen during the Covid-19 era. Read More

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