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Event Calendar

Events

Looking for something to do? We've got everything from 3 epic days of the Country Summer Music Festival to sporting events, animal shows, shopping, dances, expos and more!

July, 2019

Daily - Goodwill Attended Donation Center

  • Hours: Winter Hours: 8:45am - 5:30pm ~ Spring/Summer Hours: 9:45am - 6:30pm
  • Location:Jockey Club Parking Lot (Entrance off Bennett Valley Road)
  • Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire

Weekend & Weekday Classes - SR Motorcycle & Scooter Training

Motorcycle & Scooter Safety training & DMV test waiver ~ For all ages 15 1/2 years old & older. Weekend & Weekday Courses available.

  • Hours: Vary; please call for information
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Admission: $258 (21 yrs old & over) or $180 (20 yrs old & under) ~ Prices subject to change
  • Organization: SRMT
  • Contact: Cindy
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website: www.sr-mt.com

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

**OPEN FRIDAY-SUNDAY YEAR-ROUND**

The Car Mart is the #1 place in Sonoma County to sell or buy a private vehicle and has been part of Santa Rosa's local community since 1984. Conveniently located adjacent to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on the East side of Brookwood Avenue in Santa Rosa. No appointment necessary; the non-consignment lot is open Saturdays & Sundays, except major holidays & select Fairgrounds events.

  • Hours: Fri Noon-5 / Sat 7am-6pm / Sun 7am-5pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Phone: 707-546-4044
  • Website: www.NBCarMart.com

On Sale Now thru July 31st - 2019 FAIR PRE-SALE TICKETS!!!

2019 Sonoma County Fair ~ August 1 - 11

Tickets will be on sale in the Administration Building (Gate #2) Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 6:00pm.

  • Hours: M-F 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Location:Administration Building @ the Fairgrounds
  • Phone: 707-545-4200

July 13, 2019 - Baile (Mexican Dance)

CANCELLED
  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Organization: Xiochil Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

Saturday - July 20, 2019 - Jaripeo (Mexican Rodeo)

PRE-SALE TICKETS NOT AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa: Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Pacifico Market & Ladies Beauty Salon. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras & Martin's Market. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria & La Tradicion Market. En Ukiah: Joyeria Angelica. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo & Los Pinos Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Sonoma: Di Factory Boutique & Sun Set Salon. En Rohnert Park: Zapateria Morelia.

  • Hours: Doors Open at 2pm ~ Jaripeo 3-6pm & Baile 6-8:30pm
  • Location:Chris Beck Arena
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10 all Lots
  • Organization: Xiochil Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

August, 2019

August 17, 2019 - Baile (Mexican Dance)

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa: Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Pacifico Market & Ladies Beauty Salon. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras & Martin's Market. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria & La Tradicion Market. En Ukiah: Joyeria Angelica. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo & Los Pinos Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Sonoma: Di Factory Boutique & Sun Set Salon. En Rohnert Park: Zapateria Morelia.

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10 all Lots
  • Organization: Xiochil Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

August 24, 2019 - Water Lantern Festival

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

August 30, 31 & September 1, 2019 - Big Bounce Experience

It's 50% activity, 50% crazy dance party and 100% the biggest bounce house in America! ~FOOD AND BEVERAGES AVAILABLE FOR SALE~

  • Hours: Fri 1-7pm / Sat 9am-9pm / Sun 9am-6pm
  • Location:Carnival Lot
  • Admission: see website for ticket info ~ Parking $9
  • Organization: The Big Bounce House America
  • Website: www.thebigbounceamerica.com

August 31, 2019 - Sonoma County Roller Derby

Sonoma County Roller Derby is proud to present the lineup of skaters, and it's sure to be an action packed night of hard hitting roller derby! Per usual we will have a live DJ, announcers, local beer and wine, a half time show and tons of fun! We expect a very large turnout for this event and suggest buying your tickets in advance! Save a couple dollars and don't get shut out of the game. Ticket prices are as follows: Kids under 12 and Adults over 65 - $5 Adult General Admission - $10 Pre-Sale / $15 At the door VIP *Adult only* Must be 18+ to purchase VIP tickets - $20 Pre-Sale / $25 At the door. Doors for this event will open at 5:00 pm. VIP ticket holders will be able to enter 30 minutes early at 4:30 pm. The event will start at 5:30 pm. Each game is expected to last around 90 minutes, give or take. End time is unknown due to unpredictability of game length. PARKING at the Fairgrounds requires a small fee ($9). Plan ahead to reserve time for parking.

  • Hours: Doors open at 3:30pm for VIP & 4pm for General Adminssion (1st game at 5pm / 2nd game at 7pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Kids under 12 and Adults over 65 - $5 / Adult General Admission - $10 Pre-Sale / $15 At the door~PARKING $9
  • Organization: SCRD
  • Website: www.sonomacountyrollerderby.org

September, 2019

September 7, 2019 - Baile (Mexican Dance)

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa: Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Pacifico Market & Ladies Beauty Salon. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras & Martin's Market. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria & La Tradicion Market. En Ukiah: Joyeria Angelica. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo & Los Pinos Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Sonoma: Di Factory Boutique & Sun Set Salon. En Rohnert Park: Zapateria Morelia.

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10 all Lots
  • Organization: Xiochil Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

September 7, 2019 - 4th Annual West Coast Diesels Tractor Pull/Show and Shine

A full day of the most spectacular show and shine trucks, along with the highest horsepower diesel trucks on the West Coast!

  • Hours: Show & Shine 1-5pm / Tractor Pull 5-10pm
  • Location:Carnival Lot & Chris Beck Arena
  • Admission: $20 ~ Parking $9
  • Organization: West Coast Diesels
  • Contact: Bill Wallace/Travis Coleman
  • Phone: 707-791-3788
  • Website: www.westcoastdiesels.com

Sunday, September 8th - Sonoma Ready Day

Sonoma Ready Day will offer emergency resources, demonstrations, short lectures, emergency vehicle displays and tools to educate and empower community members to withstand and recover from emergencies. The event will focus on disaster preparedness as well as health and wellness best practices. Resource tables and lectures will be hosted by first responders, community leaders, health professionals and local and state agencies. Admission and parking are free and there will be foodtrucks on-site as well as activities for kids.

  • Hours: 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Admission: FREE
  • Organization: County of Sonoma
  • Contact: Carly Cabrera
  • Phone: 707-547-1966
  • Website: www.sonomareadyday.org

September 10, 11 & 12, 2019 - The National Heirloom Exposition

9th Annual Pure Food Fair

The World's Fair of Pure Food includes world's largest exhibit of heirloom produce. The Expo features 3 days of traditional old time music, nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers, heirloom food tastings, garden art exhibits, healthy foods, hundreds of vendors of garden and sustainable living products, giant vegetable competitions, children's fun and educational activities, and much more. The magnificent Dahlia show, creative food carvings and school garden project displays further make this an event not to miss. BUY TICKETS AT THE GATE DURING THE EVENT.

  • Hours: 9am-9pm
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: 17 & Under FREE; One day pass $15, 3-day pass $30~Parking $9 All Lots
  • Organization: National Heirloom Expo, LLC
  • Contact: info@theheirloomexpo.com
  • Phone: 707-773-1336 or 417-924-8917
  • Website: www.theheirloomexpo.com

October, 2019

October 4 & 5, 2019 - Sonoma County Harvest Fair

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October 4 & 5, 2019 - 2018 Les Schwab Monster Truck Fall Nationals!

***Advanced Discount Tickets available online: WGASmotorsports.com or at participating area Les Schwab Tire Stores***

***Advanced Discount Tickets available online: WGASmotorsports.com or at participating area Les Schwab Tire Stores

  • Hours: FRIDAY: Gates Open @ 6:30pm Show @ 7:30pm & SATURDAY: Gates Open @ 6pm Show @ 7:30pm~PARKING $10
  • Location:Chris Beck Arena
  • Admission: TBD - Parking $9
  • Organization: WGAS Motorsport Entertainment, LLC
  • Contact: Chelsea Kessler
  • Phone: 530-745-0100
  • Website: www.wgasmotorsports.com

October 10th - November 3rd - PUMPKIN NIGHTS

Closed on October 31st

Pumpkin Nights was founded in 2016 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds with a mission to showcase local artists and celebrate the most magical time of the year without gore and scares. Now,Pumpkin Nights runs through the month of October in five different cities across the US. At Pumpkin Nights you will venture along a half-mile walking path where you'll discover the Forbidden Pumpkin City, a pirate's cove and more fantastical lands built using over 3,000 hand-carved and artificial pumpkins. The celebration continues with entertainment and games in Pumpkin Central, our festival area.

October 12, 2019 - Baile (Mexican Dance)

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa: Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Pacifico Market & Ladies Beauty Salon. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras & Martin's Market. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria & La Tradicion Market. En Ukiah: Joyeria Angelica. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo & Los Pinos Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Sonoma: Di Factory Boutique & Sun Set Salon. En Rohnert Park: Zapateria Morelia.

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10 all Lots
  • Organization: Xiochil Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

October 19 & 20, 2019 - REPTILE EXPO

Presentations by Safari Encounters & Deadly Wonders (twice daily). A large variety of reptiles, reptile supplies and animal experiences ~ Something for everyone!

  • Hours: SAT 10am-5pm / SUN 10am-4pm
  • Location:Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: Adults $10 / Children 5-12 $5 & under 5 Free ~ Parking $9
  • Organization: North Bay Herpetological Society
  • Website: www.nbherps.org

October 25, 26 & 27 - GEM FAIRE

One of the largest gem, jewelry & bead shows in the United States. You’ll discover fine jewelry, costume jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, sparkling crystals, gold & silver, tools, jewelry supplies & boxes all under one roof! Be sure to enter for a chance to win cool prizes, drawing every hour.

  • Hours: Fri 12:00-6:00; Sat 10:00-6:00; Sun 10:00-5:00
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $7 / Parking $9
  • Phone: 503-252-8300
  • Website: gemfaire.com

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - North Bay Science Discovery Day

FREE STEM Discovery Day!

A free STEM Discovery Day with over 100 enrichment activities for kids 4th through 8th grades. The event is designed to help boost interest in STEM careers, build a global competitive workforce, and increase the economic vitality of the North Bay.

  • Hours: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Location: TBD
  • Admission: FREE!
  • Organization: North Bay Science Discovery Day
  • Contact: Carole Bennett
  • Website: www.northbayscience.org

November, 2019

November 9, 2019 - Baile (Mexican Dance)

TICKETS NOT FOR SALE AT FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR BOLETOS DE PREVENTA EN LUGARES AUTORIZADOS: En Santa Rosa: Rancho Mendoza #1y#2 - Calzado Leon, Joyeria Angelica, Pacifico Market & Ladies Beauty Salon. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras & Martin's Market. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria & La Tradicion Market. En Ukiah: Joyeria Angelica. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo & Los Pinos Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. En Sonoma: Di Factory Boutique & Sun Set Salon. En Rohnert Park: Zapateria Morelia.

  • Hours: 8pm (Doors Open at 7:30pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10 all Lots
  • Organization: Xiochil Entertainment
  • Contact: Maggie LeClerc
  • Phone: 707-284-3069
  • Website: www.radiolazer.com

November 16, 2019 - Sonoma County Roller Derby

Sonoma County Roller Derby is proud to present the lineup of skaters, and it's sure to be an action packed night of hard hitting roller derby! Per usual we will have a live DJ, announcers, local beer and wine, a half time show and tons of fun! We expect a very large turnout for this event and suggest buying your tickets in advance! Save a couple dollars and don't get shut out of the game. Ticket prices are as follows: Kids under 12 and Adults over 65 - $5 Adult General Admission - $10 Pre-Sale / $15 At the door VIP *Adult only* Must be 18+ to purchase VIP tickets - $20 Pre-Sale / $25 At the door. Doors for this event will open at 5:00 pm. VIP ticket holders will be able to enter 30 minutes early at 4:30 pm. The event will start at 5:30 pm. Each game is expected to last around 90 minutes, give or take. End time is unknown due to unpredictability of game length. PARKING at the Fairgrounds requires a small fee ($9). Plan ahead to reserve time for parking.

  • Hours: Doors open at 3:30pm for VIP & 4pm for General Adminssion (1st game at 5pm / 2nd game at 7pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Kids under 12 and Adults over 65 - $5 / Adult General Admission - $10 Pre-Sale / $15 At the door~PARKING $9
  • Organization: SCRD
  • Website: www.sonomacountyrollerderby.org

November 30, 2019 - Invade the Bay

BULLY BREED DOG SHOW
  • Hours: 9:00 - 5:00
  • Location: TBD
  • Admission: $30
  • Organization: International Bully Registry
  • Contact: Joyce Soto
  • Phone: 909-543-8068
  • Website: info - thebullycamp1@yahoo.com

December, 2019

December 14-15, 2019 - The Emerald Cup ~ 16th Anniversary

VENDOR INFORMATION: hazel@theemeraldcup.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Friends, Parking in and around the fairgrounds is extremely limited! We have arranged for several convenient transportation options to get our guests to and from the fairgrounds safely and easily! Shuttle Service: The Emerald Cup is pleased to offer complimentary shuttle service to and from city parking garages! (Shuttle service is free, regular parking fees apply.) Uber and Lyft: We have coordinated with both Uber and Lyft to secure extra cars in the area for the weekend of The Cup!

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Grace Pavilion,Shade Park,Kraft & Garrett Buildings,Finley Hall,Saralee Barn,Lyttle Cow Palace,HOF Annex & Showcase Cafe
  • Organization: The Emerald Cup LLC
  • Website: www.theemeraldcup.com

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