Located at the southern gateway to Sonoma and Napa Valleys, on the east side of Highway 121 just before the Carneros Junction, Cornerstone Sonoma features three distinctive wine tasting venues, a handful of gracious home and garden shops and galleries, and a cafe offering gourmet eat in or take away items set amidst nine acres of garden installations created by world renowned designers.In addition to providing a showcase for landscape architecture, Cornerstone Gardens is home to several unique annual events and is becoming a favorite selection for discerning brides. Please note: all professional photographers must pre-register with events office.
Cornerstone Sonoma | 23570 Arnold Dr. Sonoma, CA 95476 | Driving Directions
Cornerstone Sonoma is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (We are Pet Friendly!)
Gardens close at 4:00 pm. Note: On weekends the gardens may close as early as 3:00 pm for special events, it is recommended to call ahead for specific garden hours.
General Inquiries | t: 707 933.3010 | f: 707 933.3856
Professional photography (must pre-register with events office) | t: 707.933.3010 ext. 102 | Booking information
Garden Tours & Group Bookings | t: 707.933.3010 ext.100 | Tours & Bookings
Event Booking information | t: 707.933.3010 ext. 102 | Booking information
ENJOYING THE GARDENS
Since opening in 2004, Cornerstone’s Gardens has drawn international acclaim from publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Garden Design magazine. Newsweek states, “Cornerstone showcases the best in cutting-edge international landscape design,” and the site is featured in “1001 Gardens to See Before you Die” as well as being named one of Sunset magazine’s Top 10 Western Gardens for 2009.
The Gardens are open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for self-guided walking tours. It is strongly recommended that you review the information available about each installation in the garden section of this website to further enhance your visit to this unique site. Brief information about each garden and it’s creator is also displayed on site, and a book is available at Potter Green & Co. for $10. Admission to the Gardens is free. The entire CornerStone site is Pet Friendly!
To visit the Gardens, we recommend comfortable shoes and a hat; the tour is on foot through flat pathways with some seating available throughout the visit. Sonoma weather is generally bright and sunny, and occasionally windy.
Wheelchairs are not available.
Docent-led Private Tours
Cornerstone Sonoma offers customized guided tours for groups of 10 or more. You can email: Dawn@cornerstonegardens.com to make reservations. A two week lead time is recommended. The guided tour will last approximately 1 – 1 1/2 hours. Catering services and private meeting space are also available through our events division.