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The City of Sonoma has many beautiful parks and amenities that are open to the public year-round.  Special Events held at City facilities are subject to an application and permitting process.  The Public Works Department, Parks Department, web page includes a list of City of Sonoma Parks & Amenities.

Using City Facilities

The City of Sonoma has many beautiful parks and amenities that are open to the public year-round.  Special Events held at City facilities are subject to an application and permitting process.  The Special Event Policy details the rules and processes regarding the use of City facilities.  Information regarding the use of specific facilities is shown below.  Contact Lisa Janson at (415) 259-9458 or Lisa@maveneventsllc.com for further information.

FAMILY GATHERINGS & BIRTHDAY PARTIES.  Parks are open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.  The City does not monitor or enforce the informal reservation of facilities by the general public. Persons interested in having a family gathering or birthday party in one of the City parks are advised to arrive at the park early on the day of the event and remain there to secure use of the desired facilities. Leaving a tablecloth on a table does not reserve the table for use later in the day;  you must remain at the facility to keep it reserved.

Sonoma Plaza Park

The beautiful 8.5 acre Sonoma Plaza Park includes the following amenities:

  • City Hall
  • Visitors Bureau
  • Duck pond
  • Fish pond
  • Children's playground
  • Tot lot
  • Grinstead Amphitheater
  • Rose Garden
  • Fountain
  • Bear Flag Memorial
  • Picnic tables
  • Benches
  • Public Restrooms

Special events held on the Plaza may not exclude the general public from using the park. Appendix A of the Special Event Policy  specifically addresses the restrictions, requirements and guidelines for use of the Plaza Park.  Application and rental fees are included on the application form.

Depot Park

The beautiful 4.6 acre Depot Park located at 270-284 First Street West includes the following amenities:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Children's Playground
  • Bocce Ball Court 
  • Train Museum 
  • Public Restrooms

Special events held at Depot Park may not exclude the general public from the use of the park. Appendix B of the Special Event Policy specifically addresses the restrictions, requirements and guidelines for use of Depot Park.  Application and rental fees are included on the application form.