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Wine Country Horse Racing

Sonoma County Fair

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2017 Racing Schedule

Enjoy the thrill of live horse racing at its finest on the turf and dirt tracks at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.


FAIR BOX OFFICE - LOCATED INSIDE THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

1350 Bennett Valley Road in Santa Rosa
(Fair Box Office will move to the front of Grace Pavilion approximately two weeks before Fair opens.)

Pre-Fair Box Office Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
  • Open Saturdays 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, starting July 8

Tickets are not available by phone.

Please note: There are handling fees for all tickets sold on-line. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, debit cards and cash. Sorry, we cannot accept personal checks.


Race Dates

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  • August 3-6
  • August 10-13
  • August 18-20 (After Fair)

Thursday Post Time - 1:15 pm
Friday Post Time - 2:15 pm
Saturday & Sunday Post Time - 1:15 pm


Wine Country Hat Day Tickets

Hat Day at the Races

Individual Tickets: $65 per person
Reserved Tables of 8: $600
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Table reservations must be purchased at the Fairgrounds Box Office located at 1350 Bennett Valley Road in Santa Rosa. For more information on this fantastic event, call (707) 545-4200.

Win Without Even Placing a Bet!

Here’s your chance to win at the track without even placing a bet! Look for the Win/Place/Show table as you enter the grandstands, fill out a slip, and put it in the numbered box that matches the horse you think will win that day’s 7th race. You might end up in the Winner’s Circle to claim a cash prize! (Must be present to collect.)

Named Race Opportunity

Looking for ways to promote your business? Check out our "Named Race Sponsorship" opportunity.

  • Includes 30 fair admission passes
  • 30 reserved racing grandstand seats
  • Your sponsor name in the racing program
  • Your sponsor name announced before and after the race
  • And a photo opp in the Winner's Circle (See Sign-Up Form for Details)

Sign up here ASAP for best availability.


Box Seats

Premier Box Seat Reservations

Get the best seats in the house by reserving your box seats for the season. Upper and Lower Boxes are available.
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Box Seats are a favorite way to enjoy all the racing fun at the Fair. These popular packages are good for the duration of the Fair and have limited availability based on returning purchasers from the previous year.

Reserved seats for individual days will be available for purchase at the box office.


Please Note: Purchase of Fair Admission is required in addition to all Wine Country Racing Seating (except for Bonus Week or Season Box Seats).

VIP Tent

Looking for a great place to hold your company's summer picnic or other special event? Check out our VIP Tent packages! Reserve our VIP tent right next to the racing grandstand and treat your guests to a day at the races. Wine Country Racing is a Sonoma County tradition, drawing trainers, owners, jockeys and racing enthusiasts from all over. With a VIP tent package, you'll receive excellent visibilty for your company, a BBQ lunch, Fair admission and parking. Add-on options are available. Call the Fair office for more information, (707) 545-4200.

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Don't Forget: There's contests & drawings between races during the Fair!

Trackside & Paddock View Dining

Enjoy the thrill of live horse racing at its finest on the turf and dirt tracks at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Tickets sold at the Box Office and online coming soon.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no buffet meal for Trackside Dining during Bonus Week. Drinks will be sold separately.

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Track Tour

Northern California Fairs' Only Turf Track

Turf Track Elegance

Friendly Wine Country crowd, superior horses, the sport's best jockeys, our beautiful turf track--and award-winning local wines. After all, this is Sonoma County!

Learn From the Experts

Don't know a quinella from a trifecta? Join us for FREE racing seminars every racing day. Sponsored by Sonoma County Airport Express.



Sliders Gastro Pub & Sports Bar

Sliders Pub Lagunitas Brewing Co

Be sure to stop in Sliders Gastro Pub & Sports Bar, located in Showcase near the Wine Country Racing grandstands. Take a break at the pub featuring Lagunitas Brewing Company's craft beers, a full bar, a Sonoma Farm to Table menu and Live Sporting Action and Wagering.

Pull up a stool to the bar or relax in our Sonoma Chic Lounge & Sports Theater, featuring live music and major sporting events. Stop by and enjoy indoor and outdoor dining areas, large screen TV's, great food and specialty beers.

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Year Round Excitement at The Jockey Club

The fun doesn't end at the end of the Fair. Enjoy year-round excitement at The Jockey Club, located adjacent to the Fairgrounds on Bennett Valley Road.

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

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