Thousands are expected to visit the Fog Fest on September 28th and 29th. To help plan your visit, here are some tips to make your trip to the coast a more fun and enjoyable one.
Festival Map 2019
Download the 2019 Festival Map.
Public Transportation Information:
SamTrans 1-800-660-4287 or visit www.samtrans.com –
Routes 110 and 112 will get you to Fog Fest. NOTE: Some normal routes may be rerouted to Oceana or Francisco Blvd. instead of the normal Beach Blvd. route. From Oceana Blvd. you can walk the highway’s pedestrian crossover for easy access to the festival grounds.
For Information on Buses from BART Click Here
By Bicycle Click Here
Free bicycle parking is available at the south end of Palmetto Ave in front of the old utility building on the west side of the street, look for the sign.
From San Francisco take Highway 280 south to Highway 1/Pacifica and exit either at Palmetto/Manor Dr. or continue to the next exit at Francisco Blvd/Paloma Ave. Pacifica is 15 miles south of San Francisco.
From the East Bay travel west on Highway 92 over the San Mateo Bridge. Continue west on Highway 92 to Interstate 280. Take Interstate 280 north to Skyline/35/Pacifica exit, turn left/west on Sharp Park Rd. That will lead into Francisco Blvd. Festival grounds are 1 block west of Francisco Blvd and north of Sharp Park Golf Course.
From the South Bay take Interstate 280 North to Skyline/35/Pacifica exit, left/west on Sharp Park Rd. that will lead into Francisco Blvd., Festival grounds are 1 block west of Francisco Blvd and north of the Sharp Park Golf Course.
Coming from the Highway 1 South follow Highway 1 north and exit Clarendon/Oceana Blvd OR continue on to the Manor Dr. exit and turn right onto Oceana Blvd. Pacifica is 55 miles north of Santa Cruz and 15 miles from Half Moon Bay.
The festival grounds are located on Palmetto Ave in Pacifica between Shell Street and Montecito Streets.
By Ride-Share or Taxi
If taking a Taxi or a ride share service such as Lyft, Uber, or Wingz, a good location for pick-up and drop-off is along Francisco Blvd.
Beginning at 4pm Friday, Palmetto Avenue will be closed to traffic from Shoreview Ave. to Montecito Ave. throughout festival weekend. Palmetto will re-open on Sunday at approximately 9pm.
NOTE: Due to Palmetto Street improvements, a new access point for residents living on the west side of Palmetto Ave. will be available. By vehicle, residents will now enter the West Sharp Park area via Montecito Ave. and exit at Clarendon Ave. Montecito Ave. will be available to cross over Palmetto Ave, with strict direction by Pacifica Police during festival hours. Note: Beach Blvd. will be open to 2 way traffic festival weekend, (typically it is a one-way street). All west traveling streets off of Francisco Blvd. will be monitored & have limited access.
Police Command Post – First Aid – Lost & Found:
These stations are at the corner of Salada and Palmetto Avenues.
Monitored and Handicap parking can be found on the south & north ends of Palmetto Ave., there will NOT be any parking available south end of Palmetto until after the Parade on Saturday morning. Estimated time that parking will be available is 11 am, look for the parking attendants. Parking areas will be operated by local organizations and a voluntary $10 donation is suggested.
Thanks to the Jefferson Union High School District, additional parking can be found at Oceana High School, located at the corner of Oceana Blvd & Paloma Ave, directly across Highway 1 & the festival grounds, look for the signs. Parking here includes Handicap parking upon entrance.
Free street parking can be found on Oceana & Francisco Blvds. Please be aware of prohibited parking signs, police will be enforcing illegal parking.
PET POLICY: Please, for your pets safety and others, be kind to your pets and leave them at home.
NO skateboards, bicycles or smoking on the festival grounds. Security staff will be enforcing our policy, thank you.
There will be approximately 8 to 10 ATMS located throughout the festival grounds for your convenience. Please look for the ATM Flags.
For further information:
Call: (650) 355-8200
For Visitor Information visit the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce’s website where you’ll find links to hotels, restaurants, beaches, trails & more. VisitPacifica.com
The Fog Fest Command Post will be located in the south building of the Pacifica Resource Center. Look for Block Captains in bright orange safety vests for assistance.