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Shopping, Sipping and Strolling in Historic Sonoma Plaza

Get acquainted with this wine country's historical epicenter by visiting Sonoma Plaza. This pedestrian Old West-style paradise features sunlit courtyards, meandering alleyways, old adobe storefronts and several historic landmarks. Once a Mexican military outpost and Spanish Mission village, this unique attraction offers an abundance of artisan boutiques, cafes, tasting rooms and galleries. Take an exciting historic tour or explore the Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma museum. This tranquil plaza, marked by a vast lawn with an immense tree canopy, is also a great place for picnics, outdoor activities and farmers markets.


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  • Sonoma Food Tour
  • Fourth of July Parade
  • Sonoma Vintage Festival
  • Sonoma International Film Festival


  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Sightseeing
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Antiquing
  • Film Festivals


  • Where can I find wine tasting rooms in Sonoma Plaza?

    Named the world's number two wine destination behind Tuscany, Sonoma is the ideal place to find unique, flavorful blends. Sonoma Plaza features a number of tasting venues offering hand-crafted, boutique wines. For a complete list, visit
  • Does Sonoma Plaza offer kid-friendly attractions?

    Ideal for young children who need to burn off some energy, the Plaza Duck Pond is a family favorite, which includes a playground featuring low-hanging swings and plenty of lovely space for picnics. There is also a larger playground behind City Hall, which is more appropriate for older children.

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