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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!

May, 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

Now - June 16, 2019 - 2019 COUNTRY SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Single Day Tickets on Sale NOW!

***VISIT THE WEBSITE FOR LINE-UP***

  • Hours: Tickets on sale Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm - NOTE: Box Office will be CLOSED May 27 in observance of Memorial Day
  • Location:Administration Office
  • Website: www.countrysummer.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

June 14-16, 2019 - RV SPACES FOR 2019 COUNTRY SUMMER

ALL SPACES WITH HOOK-UPS ARE CURRENTLY BOOKED*

*Dry spaces (NO hook-ups $120) are still available in Lot D. If you are okay with this option, please note on your application. EMAIL APPLICATION TO: oa@sonomacountyfair.com

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Contact: Debbie Townsend

June, 2019

June 1 & 2 2019 - High Times U.S. Cannabis Cup

NorCal 2019

The Cup is a 2-day trade show/Expo & concert featuring vendor booths & seminars daily

  • Hours: Sat: 12pm-9pm / Sun: 12pm-8pm
  • Location:Fairgrounds Facility
  • Admission: Visit website for pricing & to purchase tickets ~ PARKING $10
  • Organization: High Times Productions, Inc.
  • Contact: cannabiscuphelp@hightimes.com
  • Website: www.cannabiscup.com

June 7 & 8, 2019 - Peggy Sue Car Show

CRUISE TO FOLLOW IN SANTA ROSA 5-10PM

Classic cars, vendors, live music, food & beverages!

  • Hours: Friday Drive-in Movie: 8pm / Saturday Car Show: 7am-4pm
  • Location:Carnival Lot, Garrett Building & Mexican Village
  • Admission: $5
  • Organization: Peggy Sues All American Cruise
  • Contact: Alton Ferrin or peggysuecarshow@gmail.com
  • Phone: 707-486-3370
  • Website: www.cruiseforpeggysue.com

June 9, 2019 - Rancho Los Destrutores Jaripeo Professional Ranchero y Empresa

(RODEO)

Jaripeo/Baile!!! Baja Las Estrellas

  • Hours: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Admission: $45 Preventa, $60 at the door ~ PARKING $10
  • Organization: Jaripeo Professional Ranchero
  • Contact: Gonzalo Guido
  • Phone: 818-378-2535

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - RIDE-A-RIG

4th Annual - Bigger than 2018!

This is an educational community event that provides children a hands-on opportunity to see and touch a variety of vehicles that play important roles in our community. Come explore fire trucks, public safety vehicles, big rigs, race cars and much more! ALL AGES WELCOME!

  • Hours: 10:00am-2:00pm / Sensory-free (no horns) 12:00-2:00
  • Location: TBD
  • Admission: Pre-Sale $6; $7 day of the event
  • Organization: The Junior League of Napa-Sonoma
  • Contact: Katie Bivin/Penny Herman
  • Phone: 707-545-5567
  • Website: jlns.org

June 29, 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 @ 5:30pm (games start @ 5:40pm) VIP ticket holders will be able to enter at 5pm
  • 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

July, 2019

July 4th, 2019 - RED, WHITE & BOOM!

Santa Rosa Fireworks Celebration

PUBLIC PARKING ~ ACCESS TO BROOKWOOD PARKING LOT WILL BE OFF OF BENNETT VALLEY ROAD ~ PARKING IN NEIGHBORHOODS IS NOT ALLOWED! Food, Drinks, Live Music, Kid's Activities - Join us for an afternoon and evening of family fun and a great community celebration! Proceeds benefit the Children's Museum of Sonoma County and local underprivileged youth! NOTE: No glass, alcohol, dogs, BBQs, personal fireworks or pop-up tents. Ice Chests & Folding Chairs OK ~ TAILGATING IN LOTS NOT PERMITTED!

  • Hours: Gates Open 3:30pm; Live Music @ 4pm; Fireworks at 9:30pm/Dark
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds Carnival Area Lawn
  • Organization: Santa Rosa Active 20/30 Club #50
  • Website: www.srboom.com

July 13, 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, 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

A Magical Memory of Life

Water Lantern Festival, presented by One World, is an incredible experience where you, your friends, and your family will create a magical memory of life. It can be a very emotional experience, writing down some of your hopes and dreams or a letter to a loved one, and sending it out into the water. At Water Lantern Festival, we cherish these moments and will do our best to help you have an experience you'll never forget. REGISTER NOW AT: WATERLANTERNFESTIVAL.COM

  • Hours: 5:00 - 10:00PM
  • Location:Golf Course at the Fairgrounds
  • Admission: Kids 0-7 FREE; Youth 8-14 $12-$20; Adult $25-$40 - Parking $9
  • Organization: Water Lantern Festival
  • Phone: support@waterlanternfestival.com
  • Website: www.waterlanternfestival.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 @ 5:30pm (games start @ 5:40pm) VIP ticket holders will be able to enter at 5pm
  • 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

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 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 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

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 @ 5:30pm (games start @ 5:40pm) VIP ticket holders will be able to enter at 5pm
  • 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

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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