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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!

August, 2017

Weekend & Weekday Classes - SR Motorcycle & Scooter Training

Motorcycle & Scooter safety training / DMV test waiver ~ For all ages 15 1/2 yrs 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)
  • Organization: SRMT
  • Contact: Cindy
  • Phone: 707-537-9860
  • Website: www.sr-mt.com

Daily - Goodwill Attended Donation Center

7 Days a week (Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)

Our attended donation center allows the community to donate gently used clothing, small houshold items & electronic waste in a safe & secure location.

  • Hours: Winter Hours: 8:45am - 5:30pm ~ Spring Hours: 9:45am - 6:30pm
  • Location:Jockey Club Parking Lot
  • Admission: None
  • Organization: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire
  • Phone: 707-523-0550
  • Website: www.gire.org

Every Saturday & Sunday - CAR MART

The Car Mart is the #1 place in Sonoma County to sell or buy a private vehicle and has been a 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 and select Fairgrounds events.

  • Hours: Friday Closed / Sat 6am-6pm / Sun 6am-5pm
  • Location:Brookwood Parking Lot
  • Phone: 707-546-4044
  • Website: www.NorthBayCarMart.com

August 18, 19 & 20, 2017 - Wine Country Horse Racing

BONUS RACING

If you didn't get enough live horse racing action during our annual Fair, please join us August 18-20. Free admission, free parking free grandstand seats

  • Hours: Post Time: Friday 3:15 pm & Saturday/Sunday 1:15pm
  • Location:Racing Grandstands
  • Admission: Free Admission, Parking & Grandstand Seating (Box Seats & Trackside Tables available for purchase)
  • Organization: Sonoma County Event Center
  • Phone: 707-545-4200
  • Website: www.sonomacountyfair.com/fair/horse-racing-bonus-week.php

August 24-27, 2017 - Mensona Kennel Club Dog Show / Santa Cruz Kennel Club Dog Show

Dog Show

  • Hours: 8am-4pm
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: FREE - Parking: Fri-Sun Agiltiy Gate 7 $8 / Thurs-Sun Brookwood Lot 4-day pass $32 or $8/day
  • Organization: Mensona & Santa Cruz Kennel Clubs
  • Contact: Susan Sparks 707-938-8065
  • Phone: Suzanne Leonard 707-544-5103 or
  • Website: www.mensona.org

August 26, 2017 - Baile (Mexican Dance)

GERARDO ORTIZ

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

September, 2017

September 2, 2017 - 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. 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 ($8/$10). Plan ahead to reserve time for parking.

  • Hours: Doors open @ 4pm (game starts @ 5pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Kids under 12 and Adults over 65 - $5 / Adult General Admission - $10 Pre-Sale / $15 At the door
  • Organization: SCRD
  • Website: www.sonomacountyrollerderby.org

September 5, 6 & 7, 2017 - The 7th Annual National Heirloom Exposition

The 7th Annual National Heirloom Exposition will be September 5, 6 and 7 in Santa Rosa CA. Dubbed as the "The World's Fair of Pure Food", it will be host to over 20,000 farmers and gardeners! Featured will be over 300 vendors including, thousands of Heirloom varieties from across America! There will be workshops, over 100 speakers, contests, art shows, music and so much more! This is a great family friendly event and a chance to get out and meet the movers and shakers of the garden/ agriculture industry! ALL PROFITS benefit school garden and food programs!

  • Hours: 9am-9pm
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: $20 3-day pass ($10 single day pass) Children 17 & under FREE ~ Parking $8 & $10
  • Organization: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co.
  • Contact: info@theheirloomexpo.com
  • Phone: 417-924-8917
  • Website: www.theheirloomexpo.com

September 9, 2017 - 2nd Annual West Coast Diesels Tractor Pull

Two Part event including a show & shine with the nicest trucks on the West Coast and a high horse powered tractor pull in Chris Beck Arena!

  • Hours: Show & Shine 2-6pm / Tractor Pull 6-9:30pm
  • Location:Carnival Lot & Chris Beck Arena
  • Admission: Presale $15 / At the Door $20 ~ Parking $8
  • Organization: West Coast Diesels
  • Contact: Bill Wallace
  • Phone: 844-343-7352
  • Website: www.westcoastdiesels.com

September 15-17, 2017 - NSDTRC (USA) Dog Agility Trial

  • Hours: TBD
  • Location:Lyttle Cow Palace
  • Admission: FREE to spectators
  • Organization: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club (USA)
  • Contact: Liz Armstrong
  • Phone: 415-309-5606
  • Website: www.lyndatjarksagility.com

September 23, 2017 - Santa Rosa Toy Con 2016

4 BUILDINGS OF AWESOME

OVER 200 BOOTHS OF VINTAGE AND COLLECTIBLE TOYS & COMICS ~ Toy designers, Comic Writers & Publishers, Cosplay Competition, Chewbacca Roar Contest, Panels and Q&As, 2K Standard SCG IQ Magic Tournament with Booster Draft & other side events, Lego Building Exhibition, Contest & Free Play Area. SPECIAL GUESTS....

  • Hours: 10am-5pm (earlybird at 9am)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers Finley Hall & Showcase Cafe
  • Admission: $15 (earlybird $25) UNDER 5 FREE
  • Organization: Santa Rosa Toy Con
  • Contact: santarosatoyshow@gmail.com
  • Phone: 707-479-3698
  • Website: www.santarosatoycon.com

October, 2017

October 6, 7 & 8 2017 - SONOMA COUNTY HARVEST FAIR

Please visit the Harvest Fair website to get detailed information about this popular annual event!

  • Hours: Gates, Marketplace & Activities: Fri 4-9p & Sat/Sun 10:30a-5pm ~ Tasting Pavilion: Fri 5-8p & Sat/Sun 1-4p
  • Location:Sonoma County Fairgrounds
  • Admission: Gate Admission $5/pp (kids 12 & under Free); Grand Tasting Tickets $55/ea (includes gate admission)
  • Phone: 707-545-4200
  • Website: www.harvestfair.org

October 13, 2017 - 12th Annual DSLC Tech Expo & More

Vendors & agencies showcasing their products to seniors & people with disabilities to enhance their lives for greater independence.

  • Hours: 10am - 3pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: FREE ADMISSION & PARKING
  • Organization: Disability Services & Legal Center
  • Contact: Adam Brown
  • Phone: 707-528-2745 x303
  • Website: www.disabilityandlegalcenter.com

October 20, 21 & 22, 2017 - GEM FAIRE

Faire & sale for gems, jewelry, minerals, beads, crystals, lapidary equipment, imports & much more.

  • Hours: Fri: Noon-6pm / Sat: 10am-6pm / Sun: 10am-5pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: $7.00 Weekend Pass / Parking $8
  • Organization: Gem Faire, Inc.
  • Phone: 503-252-8300
  • Website: www.gemfaire.com

October 28, 2017 - Discovery Day North Bay

This event takes place at the Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. People of all ages are invited to unleash their inner scientist while discovering the innovation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) organizations in the North Bay Area.

  • Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location:Garrett Building, Kraft Building, Finley Hall, HOF Annex, Mexican Village, Community Theather Lawn & Hall of Flowers,
  • Admission: FREE
  • Website: www.northbayscience.org

November, 2017

November 3 & 4, 2017 - Anita Goodesign Fall Embroidery Party

  • Hours: Friday & Saturday: 8am - 5pm
  • Location:Kraft Building
  • Admission: TBD / Free Parking
  • Organization: Meissner Sewing
  • Website: www.meissnersewing.com

November 18, 2017 - 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. The event will start at 5:00 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 ($8/$10). Plan ahead to reserve time for parking.

  • Hours: Doors open @ 4pm (game starts @ 5pm)
  • Location:Grace Pavilion
  • Admission: Kids under 12 and Adults over 65 - $5 / Adult General Admission - $10 Pre-Sale / $15 At the door
  • Organization: SCRD
  • Website: www.sonomacountyrollerderby.org

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

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