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Event Calendar

Events

Looking for Something to do? The Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds has got everything from festivals to sportting events, animal shows, shopping, dances, expos and more! Please check below for specific event information!

January, 2022

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

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: Friday Noon-5pm / Saturday 7am-6pm / Sunday 7am-5pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Organization: North Bay Carmart, LLC
  • Phone: 707-546-4044
  • Website: www.NBCarMart.com

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: TBD
  • Contact: Cindy
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website: www.sr-mt.com

Open Daily - Golf Course at the Fairgrounds

PLAYER PROCEDURES: Four Players per tee time only No Spectators Single Rider Cart Rentals only with two bags No Sharing of Clubs No tournament style events, group instruction or clinics Masks Required All players must maintain 6 feet distance at all times. Hand towels, ice chests with water, seed/sand bottles, on-course bunker rakes, ball washers, community tees, scorecards and pencils, rakes for sand traps, and all on- course water stations will be removed from the course. Flag will be no touch and left in at all times. Cups will be filled to within 1 inch of the green or raised above green height to avoid reaching in the cup for the ball. The shops shall not allow more than 2 (two) patrons in the facility at a time, while keeping a minimum of 6 feet distance from one another. Only take-out food and beverages services allowed. No indoor or outdoor seating. Customers will be required to wear facial coverings while in the pro shop.

Saturday, January 29th & Sunday, January 30th - WEEKEND COVID-19 VACCINE & BOOSTER CLINIC

WALK-INS WELCOME ~ NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

The clinic is open to everyone in the community, but particularly focused on children and those 12 years and older who still need their boosters. ~ Though appointments are not needed, you can make one to guarantee a spot by signing up on myturn.ca.gov ~ As is true for all clinics throughout the county, vaccines are free, the clinics are open to all and proof of citizenship status is not required ~ The Garrett Building is on the east side of the Fairgrounds, accessible from the Brookwood Avenue entrance. Parking is across the street from the main entrance, in the main parking lot, Lot B. Parking will be available for those with mobility limitations in the handicap parking (or restricted parking) lot located directly outside the Brookwood main entrance. Support for those with mobility limitations will be available ~ For more information on COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites, visit www.socoemergency.org or call 211

  • Hours: 9am - 4pm
  • Location:Garrett Building
  • Admission: No Cost ~ Free Parking in Brookwood Lot
  • Organization: County of Sonoma
  • Phone: 211
  • Website: www.socoemergency.org

February, 2022

Thursday - February 3, 2022 - Life Line Screening

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols will be in place

Life Line Screening, the nation’s leading provider of preventive health screenings, will offer affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings. A package of five screenings to identify risk for stroke, heart disease and other chronic conditions will be offered: Carotid artery ultrasound to identify plaque buildup in the carotid arteries, a major risk factor for stroke Abdominal aortic aneurysm ultrasound to identify presence of an enlargement in the largest blood vessel in the body An EKG to identify the presence of atrial fibrillation, which increases the risk for stroke Ultrasound of the lower legs to look for plaque buildup known as peripheral artery disease Ultrasound of the shin bone to identify risk for osteoporosis These 5 vital screenings are offered for only $149 and take 60-90 minutes to complete. If you register today, you will receive a $10 discount. Register by calling toll free 1-888-653-6441.

  • Hours: 9am-4pm ~ NO WALK-INS, APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Location:Showcase Cafe (enter Gate 2 walk-thru & follow signs)
  • Admission: $149 ~ Free Parking
  • Organization: Life Line Screening of America
  • Phone: 1-888-653-6441
  • Website: www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle

Saturday, February 5th & Sunday, February 6th - WEEKEND COVID-19 VACCINE & BOOSTER CLINIC

WALK-INS WELCOME ~ NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

The clinic is open to everyone in the community, but particularly focused on children and those 12 years and older who still need their boosters. ~ Though appointments are not needed, you can make one to guarantee a spot by signing up on myturn.ca.gov ~ As is true for all clinics throughout the county, vaccines are free, the clinics are open to all and proof of citizenship status is not required ~ The Garrett Building is on the east side of the Fairgrounds, accessible from the Brookwood Avenue entrance. Parking is across the street from the main entrance, in the main parking lot, Lot B. Parking will be available for those with mobility limitations in the handicap parking (or restricted parking) lot located directly outside the Brookwood main entrance. Support for those with mobility limitations will be available ~ For more information on COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites, visit www.socoemergency.org or call 211

  • Hours: 9am - 4pm
  • Location:Garrett Building
  • Admission: No Cost ~ Free Parking in Brookwood Lot
  • Organization: County of Sonoma
  • Phone: 211
  • Website: www.socoemergency.org

February 5-6, 2022 - Vizsla Club of Northern California

Dog Agility Trials

  • Hours: 8am-4pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free to Spectators ~ $7 Parking (enter through Gate 7 at Aston Avenue)
  • Organization: Abba Dogs
  • Contact: Lorie Abbott
  • Phone: 925-784-9316
  • Website: www.abbadogs.com

February 11-13, 2022 - English Cocker Spaniel Club of American

Dog Agility Trials

  • Hours: 8am-4pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free to Spectators ~ $7 Parking (enter through Gate 7 at Aston Avenue)
  • Organization: Abba Dogs
  • Contact: Lorie Abbott
  • Phone: 925-784-9316
  • Website: www.abbadogs.com

Saturday, February 12th & Sunday, February 13th - WEEKEND COVID-19 VACCINE & BOOSTER CLINIC

WALK-INS WELCOME ~ NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

The clinic is open to everyone in the community, but particularly focused on children and those 12 years and older who still need their boosters. ~ Though appointments are not needed, you can make one to guarantee a spot by signing up on myturn.ca.gov ~ As is true for all clinics throughout the county, vaccines are free, the clinics are open to all and proof of citizenship status is not required ~ The Garrett Building is on the east side of the Fairgrounds, accessible from the Brookwood Avenue entrance. Parking is across the street from the main entrance, in the main parking lot, Lot B. Parking will be available for those with mobility limitations in the handicap parking (or restricted parking) lot located directly outside the Brookwood main entrance. Support for those with mobility limitations will be available ~ For more information on COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites, visit www.socoemergency.org or call 211

  • Hours: 9am - 4pm
  • Location:Garrett Building
  • Admission: No Cost ~ Free Parking in Brookwood Lot
  • Organization: County of Sonoma
  • Phone: 211
  • Website: www.socoemergency.org

Saturday, February 19th & Sunday, February 20th - WEEKEND COVID-19 VACCINE & BOOSTER CLINIC

WALK-INS WELCOME ~ NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

The clinic is open to everyone in the community, but particularly focused on children and those 12 years and older who still need their boosters. ~ Though appointments are not needed, you can make one to guarantee a spot by signing up on myturn.ca.gov ~ As is true for all clinics throughout the county, vaccines are free, the clinics are open to all and proof of citizenship status is not required ~ The Garrett Building is on the east side of the Fairgrounds, accessible from the Brookwood Avenue entrance. Parking is across the street from the main entrance, in the main parking lot, Lot B. Parking will be available for those with mobility limitations in the handicap parking (or restricted parking) lot located directly outside the Brookwood main entrance. Support for those with mobility limitations will be available ~ For more information on COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites, visit www.socoemergency.org or call 211

  • Hours: 9am - 4pm
  • Location:Garrett Building
  • Admission: No Cost ~ Free Parking in Brookwood Lot
  • Organization: County of Sonoma
  • Phone: 211
  • Website: www.socoemergency.org

February 19-20, 2022 - County-Wide Dog Training Club

Dog Agility Trials

  • Hours: 8am-4pm
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: Free to Spectators ~ $7 Parking (enter through Gate 7 at Aston Avenue)
  • Organization: Abba Dogs
  • Contact: Lorie Abbott
  • Phone: 925-784-9316
  • Website: www.abbadogs.com

March, 2022

March 3-6, 2022 - Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Event

MASKS REQUIRED INDOORS PER SONOMA COUNTY HEALTH MANDATE

~TWICE YEARLY KIDS & MATERNITY CONSIGNMENT EVENT~ 700+ families selling 50-90% off retail. Clothes, shoes, toys, books, games, baby gear, Halloween costumes, Holiday outfits & more! ~Presale & free admission tickets available at https://tinyurl.com/JBFTix THURSDAY Early Bird 10am ($10 – ticket required*Benefits 501c3 Active 20-30 Club), Public Sale 11am-7pm

  • Hours: FRI 9am - High Risk Limited Capacity (FREE ticket required)~Public Sale Days: FRI 11am-7pm/SAT 9am-2pm/SUN 9am-2pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: visit website for ticket information
  • Organization: Just Between Friends North Bay
  • Contact: Jennifer Hundley
  • Phone: 707-456-7523 / email: jenniferhundley@jbfsale.com
  • Website: www.northbay.jbfsale.com

Saturday, March 12, 2022 - NORTH BAY YOUTH SCIENCE DISCOVERY DAY

due to covid-19 health & safety concerns, this event is postponed to may 15th

Due to the COVID-19 omicron surge, and out of an abundance of caution for public health, we are postponing the North Bay Science Discovery Day to Sunday, May 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa. We are eager for a place-based event where children and youth can experience hands-on science engagement with a variety of STEM subject areas! We appreciate your patience and understanding. Hope to see you on Sunday, May 15, 2022!

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Organization: University of California Cooperative Extension & Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • Contact: Steven Worker
  • Phone: info@northbayscience.org
  • Website: www.northbayscience.org

March 18-20, 2022 - Annual Spring Home Show

MASKS REQUIRED INDOORS PER SONOMA COUNTY HEALTH MANDATE
  • Hours: FRI 10am-5pm / SAT 10am-5pm / SUN 10am-5pm
  • Location:Garden Building & Finley Hall (Entrance is Brookwood Gate)
  • Admission: GA $7 & 12 and under FREE (Friday Only 60+ $4.00) ~ Parking $10
  • Organization: Homescape Events, LLC
  • Contact: Tammie Hartman info@homescapeevents.com
  • Phone: 877-794-4710
  • Website: www.SonomaCountyHomeShows.com

March 19, 2022 - 32nd Annual Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest

current health & safety protocols will be in place

Are you ready to take part in the Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest Live Auction featuring exclusive Sonoma County experiences and treasures? Your contributions benefit Sonoma County scholarships, educational programs, youth activities and advocacy efforts.

  • Hours: 4pm Reception & Silent Auction~Hall of Flowers / 6:30pm Dinner & Live Auction~Grace Pavilion
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: See Website
  • Organization: Sonoma County Farm Bureau
  • Contact: Samantha Pieoff
  • Phone: 707-544-5575
  • Website: www.sonomafb.org

April, 2022

April 29, 30 & May 1, 2022 - GEM & BEAD FAIRE

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols may be in place

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 $10
  • Organization: Gem Faire, Inc.
  • Phone: 503-252-8300
  • Website: www.gemfaire.com

April 30, 2022 - Battle in the Bay

Covid Health & safety protocols will be in place

Martial Arts Competition with children & adult divisions from ages 4-60 years old. The public is welcome to watch.

  • Hours: 8am to 4pm
  • Location:Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: Spectator Fee $10 / Parking $10
  • Organization: Schafer's ATA Martial Arts
  • Contact: Nicholas Schafer
  • Phone: 707-793-9401
  • Website: www.schafersata.com

May, 2022

May 5-9, 2022 - American Crown Circus / Circus Osorio

Paid Parking $10/vehicle ~ Brookwood Lot

The American Crown Circus is back in Santa Rosa with a completely new and exciting show! Circus stars from around the globe. Family friendly show at great prices.

  • Hours: Thur: 7:30pm / Fri & Sat: 5:30pm & 7:30pm / Sun:3pm, 5:30pm & 7:30pm / Mon: 7pm
  • Location:Carnival Lot
  • Admission: $20-Adult (11 yrs & up); $8-Child (1-10yrs)~PARKING $10
  • Contact: Leo Osorio
  • Phone: 702-493-2894
  • Website: www.americancrowncircustickets.com

Sunday, May 15, 2022 - NORTH BAY YOUTH SCIENCE DISCOVERY DAY

COVID-19 Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test Required

Children, teens, and families are invited to attend the FREE North Bay Science Discovery Day, an event to spark curiosity and excitement about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

  • Hours: 10am-4pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion & Shade Park
  • Admission: Free, no tickets required
  • Organization: University of California Cooperative Extension & Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • Contact: Steven Worker
  • Phone: info@northbayscience.org
  • Website: www.northbayscience.org

June, 2022

Saturday - June 4 & Sunday June 5, 2022 - Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic

CELEBRATING 30+ YEARS!

SATURDAY 4:00 AM - Gates Open 5:00 AM - Sonoma County Strong Glow Show ~6:30 AM - Main Launch (approx. 30 balloons participate) 5:30 - ~10:30 AM* - Tethered hot air balloon rides 4:00 AM - ~10:30 AM* - Food booths, craft booths & kids play area SUNDAY 4:00 AM - Gates Open 5:00 AM - Sonoma County Strong Glow Show ~6:30 AM - Main Launch (Approx. 30 balloons participate) 6:00 AM - ~10:30 AM* - Tethered hot air balloon rides 4:00 AM - ~10:30 AM* - Food booths, craft booths & kids play area

  • Hours: Saturday & Sunday 4am-10:30am
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: TBD / Parking $10
  • Organization: Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic
  • Contact: info@SCHABC.org
  • Website: www.schabc.org

June 17 18 & 19, 2022 - COUNTRY SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL ~ 2022 Line-up Announced!

2022 (*presale only) go on-sale online only to the public: September 10th @ 10am

***NO TICKET SALES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FAIRGROUNDS ~ TICKET SALES ARE ONLINE ONLY AT WWW.COUNTRYSUMMER.COM*** All current ticket holders will automatically have their existing seats rolled over to the new 2022 dates ~ RV reservations for 2022 are NOT yet available, PLEASE do not call the fairgrounds RV Park to try and make reservations. (Note: Anyone that had reservations for 2020, will receive email notification when reservations are available)

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: *3-Day Passes (starting at $249) & 3-Day Country Club VIP Add-on ($329; does not include admission)
  • Organization: Impact Ent., Sports & Event Marketing, LLC
  • Contact: info@countrysummer.com
  • Phone: 615-815-8925
  • Website: www.countrysummer.com

August, 2022

August 4-14, 2022 (Closed Monday, August 8th) - SAVE THE DATE ~ "TROPICAL FAIRADISE"

The Annual Sonoma County Fair will be back in 2022!!!

Hall of Flowers theme: "Islands of Adventure" ~Check our website after January 2022 for updates~

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: TBD / Parking $10
  • Organization: Sonoma County Fair & Event Center
  • Phone: 707-545-4200
  • Website: www.sonomacountyfair.com

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

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