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Event Calendar


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!

November, 2017

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:

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:

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:

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:

November 22, 2017 - The Great Thanksgiving Banquet

(Outreach to homeless & low-income families)

It is a full day of fun, free family activities for the poor and needy of our community. Everyone is welcome to come and have a hot turkey dinner, get a free haircut, a warm coat, and medical or dental evaluation. There are crafts, a bounce house, and face-painting for the little ones and oh, so much more!

  • Hours: 11am-7pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Finley Hall, Garrett Building & Kraft Building
  • Admission: Free
  • Organization: Redwood Gospel Mission
  • Phone: 578-1830
  • Website:


Wine Industry Trade Show & Conference

Shuttle available from Brookwood Parking Lot

  • Hours: 9am - 4pm
  • Location:Grace Pavilion, Hall of Flowers, Kraft & Garrett Buildings
  • Admission: Trade Show & Conference Passes Available On-line & At the Door
  • Organization: Wine Industry Network
  • Contact: Nick Young
  • Phone: 707-433-2557
  • Website:

December, 2017

December 9 & 10, 2017 - The Emerald Cup ~ 14th Anniversary

Medical Cannabis Celebration - Music, Educational Panels, Lectures & Food. VENDOR INFORMATION:

  • Hours: Gates Open at 11am
  • Location:Grace Pavilion,Shade Park,Kraft & Garrett Buildings,Finley Hall,Saralee Barn,Lyttle Cow Palace,HOF Annex & Showcase Cafe
  • Organization: The Emerald Cup LLC
  • Contact:
  • Phone: 707-984-7343
  • Website:

December 15, 2017 - 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, 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:

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

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