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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!

September, 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

September 18 & 19, 2019 - Hall of Flowers

Cannabis Industry Expo

Praised by Sara Brittany Somerset at Forbes as welcoming a ‘hearty mix of artists and intellectuals, creatives and corporate types,’ Hall of Flowers is a licensed, industry-only, highly curated B2B trade show specifically designed to facilitate the trade of premium licensed cannabis products across flowers, concentrate, edible, topical, and accessory categories. Our show is the first of its kind to deliver an experience that elevates the cannabis industry to a new level of cultural significance.

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Admission: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
  • Organization: CLTV8
  • Contact: Retail@hallofflowers.com
  • Website: www.HallofFlowers.com

September 26-29, 2019 - 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! *Benefits 501c3 Active 20-30 Club

  • Hours: Thursday & Friday: 9am-7:30pm / Saturday: 9am-3pm / Sunday: 9am-2pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Thursday & Friday: $2 - $4* / Saturday & Sunday FREE ~ Parking $9 on Friday & Saturday
  • Organization: Just Between Friends North Bay
  • Contact: Jennifer Hundley
  • Phone: 707-456-7523 / email: jenniferhundley@jbfsale.com
  • Website: www.northbayjbfsale.com

October, 2019

October 4 & 5, 2019 - Sonoma County Harvest Fair

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MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW SOON...Check the website.

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.

  • Hours: 5:30PM - 10:30PM
  • Location:Access through Gate 7 on Aston Avenue, Livestock Area ~ Parking in Lot D $10
  • Admission: Pricing Starts at $16 - varies on type of ticket
  • Organization: Bigsley Event House
  • Contact: www.pumpkinnights.com/contact-us/
  • Phone: info@pumpkinnights.com
  • Website: www.pumpkinnights.com/

October 11, 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 & Pacifico Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria. En Ukiah: Maggie's Beauty Salon. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. 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 & Pacifico Market. En Petaluma: Joyeria y Beutique Angelica. En Napa: Vaquero Western Wear. En Windsor: Salon Peines y Tijeras. En Healdsburg: Mario's Joyeria. En Ukiah: Maggie's Beauty Salon. En Cloverdale: Panaderia El Palomo. En Petaluma: Joyeria Angelica & Joyeria Los Pinos. 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

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - Patchwork Show Modern Makers Festival Santa Rosa

Discover local craft and food makers in the heart of Northern California wine country at Dear Handmade Life's inaugural Patchwork Show: Modern Makers Festival in Santa Rosa! Shop local for the holidays from over 100+ hand selected vendors, try your hand at free DIY crafting, listen to local music and grab lunch from our favorite food trucks. Free, family friendly and ample parking is available.

  • Hours: 11am - 5pm
  • Location:Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: FREE ~ Parking $9 all lots
  • Organization: Dear Handmade Life
  • Website: www.dearhandmadelife.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 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. 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 22, 23 & 24, 2019 - 25th Annual Sonoma County Fall Home Show

We have been satisfying your home improvement needs for over twenty years at the Annual Fall Home Show at the beautiful Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Our premier show continues to be the biggest and best one-stop shopping event. Whether you are looking for a complete home remodel, a kitchen or bath makeover, or you just like to shop for your home, you will find it all at the 25th Annual Fall Home Show.

  • Hours: Friday 12pm-7pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Adults $7 / Children 12 & under Free ~ Parking $9
  • Organization: G & G Productions
  • Contact: Shelby@ggshows.com
  • Phone: 800-655-0655
  • Website: www.SonomaCountyHomeShows.com

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

January, 2020

January 3-5, 2020 - 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

January 11, 2020 - 18th 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 will take 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 ~ Sportsman's Warehouse (707-585-1500), 5195 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, is our Gun Dealer. Live & silent auction, raffles, games, Ladies Only raffles, all youth win a prize! ***VIP tables available***

  • Hours: Doors Open @ 4:30pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Visit website below
  • Organization: California Deer Association
  • Phone: Mike Deas 707-756-2045
  • Website: www.caldeer.org

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

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