What’s Open in Sonoma County

Updated January 21, 2021

Sonoma County is currently under a regional stay-at-home order, which will remain in place until further notice. Under this order, residents are directed to stay at home except for work, shopping, or other essential activities. Restaurants, wineries, and breweries are closed for in-person visits, however, food and wine purchases are available to-go. Indoor and outdoor private gatherings of any size are prohibited, as is non-essential travel. Additional information 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

    Many businesses are currently closed or operating with modifications. See below for specific details.

    Sonoma County Wineries, Tasting Rooms

    Most wineries in Sonoma County are open for tasting room sales and pick-up at 20% capacity. In-person tastings are not currently permitted. Support local by ordering wine for pick-up or online delivery.

    Sonoma County Restaurants

    Restaurants are currently open for takeaway and delivery only. No in-person dining is permitted. Support local restaurants by ordering for pick-up or delivery.

    Sonoma County Hotels

    Sonoma County hotels are not open for non-essential travel, but will be providing accommodation for essential workers on a case by case basis.

    Shopping Centers and Retail Shops

    Shopping centers and retail stores are allowed indoor operation at 20% capacity, and 35% of capacity for standalone grocery stores, with no eating or drinking in the stores.

    Sonoma County Beaches, Parks, Attractions

    Outdoor recreational facilities are open, providing they allow for social distancing. 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 are closed for in-person consumption. Bars, breweries, wineries, and distilleries may exercise off-sale privileges and sell sealed containers of alcohol as permitted by the specific license for pick-up or delivery.

    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.

    Museums, Zoos, and Entertainment

    Museums, zoos, aquariums, movie theaters, and family entertainment centers are to remain closed.


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