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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!

November, 2021

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.

December, 2021

December 4-5, 2021 - Bay Team Winter Dog Agility Show

  • Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: FREE
  • Organization: The Bay Team
  • Contact: Kathy Quiroz
  • Phone: 650-207-6196
  • Website: www.bayteam.org

December 11-12, 2021 - Emerald Cup Harvest Ball

more information coming soon!

World Famous Emerald Cup Market Place Area 101. Music & Comedy Artists, Icons, Visionaries & Legends. ECTV Studio Live, Regenerative Farming, Flowers, Genetics & Seeds.

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: Tickets on Sale Soon
  • Organization: The Emerald Cup LLC
  • Website: www.theemeraldcup.com

January, 2022

January 8, 2022 - 20th 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
  • Contact: cda_mike_deas@yahoo.com / davidbeach@comcast.net
  • Phone: Mike Deas 707-756-2045 / David Beach 707-570-7406
  • Website: www.caldeer.org

January 22-23, 2022 - INTERNATIONAL DOG SHOW

2 Days of Free Fun for Dog Lovers

See all breeds, including many rare breeds, of dogs at the two-day conformation style dog show.

  • Hours: Saturday: 8:30am - 6pm & Sunday: 8:30am-5pm
  • Location:Hall of Flowers
  • Admission: FREE to spectators ~ Parking $10
  • Phone: 503-316-9860
  • Website: www.iabca.com

February, 2022

February 5, 2022 - 33rd Annual Great Sonoma Crab & Wine Fest

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
  • Phone: 707-544-5575
  • Website: www.sonomafb.org

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

COVID-19 VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE TEST REQUIRED; MASKS REQUIRED INDOORS PER SONOMA COUNTY HEALTH MANDATE

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: Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers, Garden Annex, Finley, Garrett, Kraft & Saralee Barn
  • 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

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:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers & Shade Park
  • 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

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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