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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!

November, 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

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

scheduled to reopen Friday, october 23rd

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 October 24th

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:

Through April 30, 2021 - COVID-19 TEST SITE

must have an appointment ~ located at the jockey club 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:

November 20 - December 24, 2020 ~ CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY - Crazy Rudolph's Christmas Trees

discount for all veterans and first responders

Owned & operated by Veterans ~ We have a huge flocking tent, giant play area and more!

  • Hours: 9am-9pm
  • Location:Pavilion Parking Lot on Bennett Valley Road
  • Admission: Free Parking
  • Contact: Gianni Messmer
  • Phone: 707-237-4541

Friday - November 27, 2020 - Drive-in Movie

Featured movie is national lampoon's christmas vacation

ALL TICKETS ARE PRE-SALE ON-LINE, NO SALES AT THE GATE. Please visit the website to purchase tickets & for any questions, refer to the FAQ page and/or send an email.

  • Hours: Gates open at 5pm, movie begins at 6:45pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Admission: On-line Only: $40 + $3 booking fee per vechicle
  • Organization: Bay Area Pop Up Events
  • Contact:
  • Website:

December, 2020

December 4-5, 2020 - Rebel Junk Vintage Market

cancelled-due to covid-19 health & safety concerns
  • Hours: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Organization: Rebel Junk
  • Contact: Dixie DeRocher
  • Phone: 360-689-5622
  • Website:

Sunday, December 6, 2020 - Patchwork Show Modern Makers Festival Santa Rosa

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

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 & DJ music. Free, family friendly and ample parking is available.

  • Hours: 11am - 5pm
  • Location:Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: FREE Admission & Parking
  • Organization: Dear Handmade Life
  • Website:

December 18-20, 2020 - GEM FAIRE

due to covid-19 health & safety protocols will 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 / FREE Parking
  • Phone: 503-252-8300
  • Website:

February, 2021

February 9, 2021 - Life Line Screening

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

Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings will be in our community on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Ultrasound screenings to Identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include; Carotid Artery (plaque buildup-a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs), a Heart Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

  • Hours: 9am-4pm ~ NO WALK-INS, APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Location:Garden Building Annex
  • Admission: TBD ~ Free Parking
  • Organization: Life Line Screening of America
  • Contact: 1-866-229-0469
  • Website:

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



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

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