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Event Calendar


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!

September, 2020

Open Daily - Golf Course at the Fairgrounds

open for business ~ book a tee time now!

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.

Daily - Goodwill Attended Donation Center

due to covid-19, this site will not reopen until 2021
  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire

Through November 30, 2020 - COVID-19 TEST SITE

must have an appointment ~ located at 1450 bennett valley road

OptumServe (under contract with the State) public testing ~ You must first schedule an appointment through their online system at ~ Those without internet access or who need to make an appointment in a language other than English, call 1 (888) 634-1123, select option 8.

  • Hours: M-F 7am-7pm
  • Location:Jockey Club 1450 Bennett Valley Road ~ Located in the Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Admission: FREE ~ Parking in Brookwood Lot (From Bennett Valley Road, go thru light at Brookwood Avenue & enter Gate on Right)
  • Organization: OptumServe
  • Phone: 1-888-634-1123
  • Website:

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

will reopen september 25th

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:

Weekend & Weekday Classes - SR Motorcycle & Scooter Training

classes to resume september 26th

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: Check below website for fees
  • Organization: SRMT
  • Contact: Cindy
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website:

October, 2020

October 1-4, 2020 - Just Between Friends Kids Consignment Event

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 THURSDAY 9am - High Risk Limited Capacity (FREE ticket required), Early Bird 10am ($5 – 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: Thursday Early Bird $5* / Friday, Saturday & Sunday FREE
  • Organization: Just Between Friends North Bay
  • Contact: Jennifer Hundley
  • Phone: 707-456-7523 / email:
  • Website:

October 9 & 10, 2020 - Rebel Junk Vintage Market

We are a traveling vintage market bringing you some of the very best artisans from around the area. Vendors from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and California. Many different curations from vintage to antique, farmhouse to industrial, and lots of rusty junk!

  • Hours: Friday, 6pm-9pm & Saturday, 10am-4pm
  • Location:Outdoors, around Shade Park & Finley Hall
  • Admission: Friday, $10 (admission for both days); Saturday, $5 admission at the door ~ Parking $10
  • Organization: Rebel Junk
  • Contact: Dixie DeRocher
  • Phone: 360-689-5622
  • Website:

October 9 & 10, 2020 - Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Taste the Best of Sonoma County Postponed to October 8 & 9, 2021


  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Organization: Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds
  • Phone: 707-545-4200
  • Website:

November, 2020

November 21, 2020 - Sonoma County Roller Derby (SCRD)


March, 2021

March 19, 20 & 21, 2021 - 32nd Annual Sonoma County Home & Garden Show

  • Hours: Fri 12-7pm; Sat 10a-7p; Sun 10a-5p
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers & Shade Park
  • Admission: TBD ~ Parking $10
  • Organization: G&G Productions
  • Contact: Dee Dee email:
  • Phone: 800-655-0655
  • Website:

March 28, 2021 - 14th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival

Cheese & MORE cheese awaits!

On Sunday, experience the cheesy Bubbles & Brunch and explore the Artisan Cheese Tasting Marketplace where you can taste and buy cheeses and artisan products from over 100 producers, including two dozen artisan cheesemakers; sample world-class wines, craft brews, spirits and ciders...and much more!

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Grace Pavilion & Saralee Barn
  • Admission: TBD / Parking $10
  • Organization: Artisan Cheese Festival
  • Contact: Judy Groverman Walker
  • Phone: 707-837-1928
  • Website:

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

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