Welcome to the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds Official Evacuee Information page. If you or someone you love has been affected by the fires, our hearts go out to you. Those in need of shelter or basic necessities, please come down to the fairgrounds immediately. For specific evacuee information, refer to the instructions down below.
In the event that we are activated as an evacuation center, we will share important information on this page.
We do allow RV and Tent Camping on site. We do not have RV hookups.
Evacuees may park on grounds and will be directed to those areas.
We also have space for livestock. Check our Facebook Page for the current livestock stalls/pens available.
Current fire information:
Sonoma County Fire Map:
CAL FIRE Current Incident Information:
Location: 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma, CA 94952
Directions from 101
Heading South: from Highway 101 South, take E Washington Street Exit and make a right at the stoplight. Stay in the left lane and take your first left on Payran Street. Enter the main parking lot from Payran Street.
Heading North: from Highway 101 North, take E Washington Street Exit and make a left at the stoplight. Stay in the left lane and take your first left on Payran Street. Enter the main parking lot from Payran Street.
Call 707-778-4460 or visit our website transit.cityofpetaluma.net for more information.
Important Volunteer and Donation Information
In emergencies, our generous community comes together time and time again to assist. If you are interested in helping during emergency evacuations, please visit Petaluma People Services and register as a volunteer (https://petalumapeople.org/)
Donations are most effectively received by donating to a variety of organizations that support evacuation centers. Please consider making a donation to any one of these organizations, so they have the means available to quickly get exactly what they need when the time comes.
Team Herzog – Petaluma Fire Relief Kitchen (https://gofund.me/91f4b368)
Petaluma People Services (https://petalumapeople.org/)
Sonoma Family Meal (https://www.sonomafamilymeal.org/)
The Salvation Army (https://petaluma.salvationarmy.org/)
Take Highway 101 to the Washington Street Exit. Proceed west on Washington to the Fair. The Fair is just two blocks west of Highway 101
Entry into the Fair Parking Lot is off Washington Street. Parking during the fair is limited and carpooling is encouraged.