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Event Calendar


Looking for something to do? We've got everything from a brand new Wine Country Winter Festival this December to 3 epic days of Country Summer in June. Enjoy sporting events, animal shows, shopping, dances, dinosaurs and more!

November, 2016


3 EPIC DAYS ~ JUNE 16, 17 & 18, 2017


  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Location:Administration Office
  • Phone: 707-545-4200
  • Website:

Every Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

The Car Mart is the #1 place in Sonoma County to sell or buy a private vehicle and has been a 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 and select Fairgrounds events. For more information, visit the Car Mart online at Spanish and other language translation available on website.

  • Hours: Friday Closed / Sat 6am-6pm / Sun 6am-5pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Phone: 707-546-4044
  • Website:

Weekend & Weekday Classes - SR Motorcycle & Scooter Training

Motorcycle & Scooter safety training / DMV test waiver ~ For all ages 15 1/2 yrs 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)
  • Organization: SRMT
  • Contact: Cindy
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website:

Daily - Goodwill Attended Donation Center

7 Days a week (Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)

Our attended donation center allows the community to donate gently used clothing, small houshold items & electronic waste in a safe & secure location.

  • Hours: Winter Hours: 8:45am - 5:30pm ~ Spring Hours: 9:45am - 6:30pm
  • Location:Jockey Club Parking Lot
  • Admission: None
  • Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire
  • Phone: 707-523-0550
  • Website:

December, 2016

December 1, 2016 - North Coast Wine Industry Expo

Wine Industry Trade Show & Conference

  • Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers, Garden Annex, Finley Hall & Showcase Cafe
  • Admission: Pre-Registration Required
  • Organization: Wine Industry Network
  • Contact: George Christie
  • Phone: 707-433-2557
  • Website:

December 3 & 4, 2016 - Wine Country Winter Festival

A Brand New Festival from the Producer of the Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival!

Hours: 10-6 Saturday 10-5 Sunday Admission: Adults: $12/advance $15/gate Seniors over 60 and Active or Retired Military with ID: $10/advance $13/gate Teens 12-18: $8/advance $11/gate Under 12 free Beautiful art, fine crafts, gifts and goodies ~ Lots of delicious and varied foods ~ 3 stages of great entertainment ~ an expansive Wine, Microbrew, Spirits and Ciders Tasting! Lots of holiday fun too…Santa and his elves, craft workshops, and more! This is a must-check-out event! More information and the Tasting line-up will be posted in late October…as well as the link to buy tickets in advance, so stay tuned! ***Benefitting the Sonoma County Fair Foundation: The Saralee Kunde Agricultural Education Center***

  • Hours: Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers, Shade Park & Showcase Cafe
  • Admission: Adults: $12/advance $15/gate; Seniors over 60 & Active/Retired Military w/ID: $10/advance $13/gate; Teens 12-18: $8/advance $11/gate; Under 12 Free ~ Parking $7, $8 & $10
  • Organization: Wine Country Festivals
  • Contact:
  • Website:

December 10 & 11, 2016 - The Emerald Cup ~ 13th Anniversary

Medical Cannabis Celebration - Music, Educational Panels, Lectures & Food. VENDOR INFORMATION: Contact Steve Sparrow

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Grace Pavilion,Shade Park,Kraft & Garrett Buildings,Finley Hall,Saralee Barn,Lyttle Cow Palace,HOF Annex & Showcase Cafe
  • Admission: Tickets Available at Fairgrounds Administration Office, on-line & at the Door
  • Organization: The Emerald Cup LLC
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 707-984-7343
  • Website:

December 16-17, 2016 - REDWOOD RATTERS

Barn Hunt Trials

Barn Hunt Association Sanctioned trials - Barn Hunt is the new and quickly growing dog sport catching fire across the Country. Bart Hunt is based on the traditional roles of many breeds in ridding farms, barns, crop storage areas and homes of destructive vermin.

  • Hours: 8am-6pm
  • Location:Sheep Ring
  • Admission: Free Admission for Spectators
  • Organization: Redwood Ratters
  • Contact: Laurie Cowhig
  • Phone: 707-206-8901
  • Website:

December 16, 17 & 18, 2016 - RETURN OF THE DINOSAURS

Admission: (Law Enforcement , Military personnel and their families save $2 on each ticket) Kids ( Ages 2-12) $15.00 VIP Kids $24.00 Adults (Ages 13-64) $20.00 Seniors (Ages 65 and up) $18.00 PARKING FEE: $7-$10 depending on the lot ~ Return of the Dinosaurs is an adventure for the whole family as you explore the world of dinosaurs in an exciting, educational, and fun way. Return of the Dinosaurs is an interactive experience that takes you through time from the Middle Triassic to the Late Cretaceous Era with the help of 50 museum quality and animatronic dinosaurs! Beyond the exhibit we have lots of fun, engaging activities for kids of all ages. Your young paleontologist can get lots of experience seeing, touching, riding, and digging up their favorite dinosaurs. Come with us on this thrilling adventure as you watch the dinosaurs come alive and out of extinction like never before.

  • Hours: Fri: 3pm-8pm, Sat: 9am-8pm & Sun: 9am-7pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion & Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: Tickets Available on-line & at the Door ****SEE ABOVE FOR PRICES
  • Organization: Jurassic Quest
  • Phone: 936-588-3332
  • Website:

January, 2017

January 14, 2017 - 15th Annual California Deer Association Banquet

Fun filled event & delicious Prime Rib dinner! Great Hunting & Fishing Trips, Hunting Gear & premium guns ~ Chance to win one or more of 50 premium guns (PLEASE NOTE: The Guns are there on display ~ Licensed Gun dealers are present and in total control of all firearms! No winner takes home any guns or handles them at the event. Also there is no ammunition at the event for any of the firearms. The winners fill out the proper forms and the guns go back to the store for the people to do the paperwork and wait their 10 day State Mandated waiting period ~ B2 Enterprises out of Cotati is our Gun Dealer.) Live & silent auction, raffles, games, Ladies Only raffles, all youth win a prize! ***New Sponsor Table Packages available this year***

  • Hours: Doors Open at 4:30pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Visit website below
  • Organization: California Deer Association
  • Contact: email:
  • Phone: Mike Deas 707-756-2045 or David Beach 707-570-7406
  • Website:

January 28, 2017 - Rate Beer Best

A World Class Beer Festival ~ Celebrating Great Beer & Food!

  • Hours: VIP 12pm-1:30pm / General Admission 1:30pm-5:30pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $85.00
  • Organization: Ales for Autism
  • Contact: Mark LaGris
  • Phone: 707-217-5726
  • Website:

March, 2017

March 17, 18 & 19, 2017 - 29th Annual Sonoma County Home & Garden Show

  • Hours: Fri 12-7p; Sat 10a-7p; Sun 10a-5p
  • Location:Grace Pavilion & Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: General Admission: $8; Friday ONLY is Senior Day $4
  • Organization: G&G Productions
  • Contact: Shelby
  • Phone: 800-655-0655
  • Website:

April, 2017

Saturday - April 8, 2017 - Battle of the Brews

Sonoma County's Premier CRAFT BEER EVENT

The 2017 event marks the 21st year of the People's Choice Main Event along with the return of two phenomenal additions to the lineup -- The Craft Cup, a judged specialty craft brew competition featuring a variety of premier micro-breweries from around the country, will precede the People's Choice Main Event and feature The Sonoma County Sandwich Showdown, highlighting the most delicious sandwiches from local chefs. Plus, all proceeds go directly to helping children in need in Sonoma County.

  • Hours: 1pm - 8pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Craft Cup $95 / Main Event $50
  • Organization: Active 20-30 of Santa Rosa #50
  • Website:

April 20, 21 & 22, 2017 - CannaCon

Where the cannabis industry does business.

CannaCon is a business trade show specializing in education, products and services for the cannabis industry.

  • Hours: 10am-6pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers, Annex, Finley Hall, Saralee Barn, Showcase Cafe, Garrett & Kraft Buildings
  • Admission: $50.00
  • Organization: Smart Promotions CannaCon LLC
  • Contact: Robert Smart
  • Phone: 206-941-0951
  • Website:

June, 2017

June 3 & 4, 2017 - High Times Medical Cannabis Cup

The Cup is a 2-day trade show/Expo & concert featuring vendor booths, seminars daily and a Prop 215 medicating area for California patients with medical cards & picture I.D.

  • Hours: Sat: 11am-12:30am / Sun: 11am-8pm
  • Location:Fairground Facility
  • Admission: TBD; Parking in all lots - $10
  • Organization: High Times Productions, Inc.
  • Contact:
  • Website:

June 10-11, 2017 - Renovacion Carismatica

Help people in spiritual, depression and morality.

  • Hours: 8am - 10pm
  • Location:Garrett & Kraft Buildings
  • Admission: Donecion (Donation)
  • Organization: Catholic Charismatic Renewal
  • Contact: Lola Gallardo
  • Phone:

Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road - Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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