|The Pacific Coast Fog Fest promotes the City of Pacifica, attracts visitors, celebrates our community, and raises funds for local non-profit community groups. The Fog Fest is produced by the Fog Fest Organizing Group (FFOG). Local non-profit/community groups contribute time, energy, and enthusiasm to the running of the festival. All profits generated by the Fog Fest will be distributed to these groups, as well as a contribution to the “A Gift for Pacifica” fund.
Thousands are expected to visit the Fog Fest on September 28th and 29th. To help you plan your visit, here are some tips to make your trip to the coast a more fun and enjoyable one.
How to Get There
Public Transportation Information
SamTrans 800-660-4287 or visit www.samtrans.com
By Car (if on Bicycle: please consult Bay Area Bicycle maps)
Pacifica is 15 miles South of San Francisco and 55 miles North of Santa Cruz on Highway 1. The best way to get to Pacifica from the North is to take Highway 1 South from Highway 280 to Pacifica.
From the East Bay, travel west on Highway 92 over the San Mateo Bridge. Continue west on Highway 92 past Highways 101 to Interstate 280 . Take Interstate 280 North to the Pacifica/ Highway 1 exit. Follow Highway 1 South to Palmetto/Francisco Exit.
From the South Bay, take Interstate 280 Take Interstate 280 North to the Pacifica/ Highway 1 exit. Follow Highway 1 South to Palmetto Exit.
From South along the coast, follow Highway 1 through the South part of Pacifica, take the Oceana Blvd exit or continue on to the Manor exit for additional paid parking.
The Fog Fest Festival grounds are located on Palmetto Ave. in Pacifica between Shell Street and Montecito Streets.
Please, for your pets safety, be kind to them and leave them at home. Security staff will be enforcing this rule throughout the festival grounds.
There are several acres of parking at the North end of Palmetto Avenue, where Palmetto intersects with Highway 1, and at the South end, near Palmetto and the golf course (exit Oceana Blvd. when coming from the South, and exit Francisco Blvd coming from North). These parking areas will be operated by local non-profit groups, who will ask for a $7 contribution. There will be free parking around Francisco and Oceana Boulevards and other side streets. Police will be citing for illegal parking, so read signs carefully.
We will be offering free secured bike parking during the Fog Fest at the corner of Palmetto Ave. and Santa Rosa.
There will be Handicapped Parking at either end of the festival, situated within the paid parking areas operated by local non-profit groups (see above).
Palmetto Avenue will be closed to traffic from Shoreview South to Montecito throughout festival weekend. Palmetto will re-open on Sunday at approximately 9 PM.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Pacifica Chamber of Commerce: