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Visit the Livestock Area

Sonoma County Fair

The Livestock Area is Educational, Interactive & Amazing!

Sonoma County Fair Memories Video 2016

Courtesy of the Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Young Farmers

FFA and 4-H youth are at the heart of the Sonoma County Fair and the Jr. Livestock Auction. Witness the culmination of a year’s work for young aspiring ranchers and farmers who select, purchase, feed, and groom livestock to be judged, graded and sold at the Fair. Their projects include steers, lambs, hogs, rabbits and poultry. We are very proud of our young farmers and invite you to meet them at this year’s Fair.

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Why Support the Jr. Livestock Auction?

Your purchase benefits our community--and you--in many ways:

The Fair's Jr. Livestock Auction is the culmination of a year's work for young aspiring ranchers and farmers who select, purchase, feed, and groom livestock to be judged, graded and sold at the Fair. Their projects include steers, lambs, hogs, rabbits and poultry. More...

2016 Junior Livestock Auction Results

It was another record-breaking year for the 2016 Sonoma County Fair Junior Livestock Auctions. The combined total for all auctions was an impressive $1,539,630. The auction totals across categories have far out-paced last year’s numbers, further emphasizing the community’s strong support of youth agriculture programs.

2017 Junior Livestock Auction Brochure

All prospective buyers or authorized solicitors/bidders must register prior to auction day. Please email the Entry Office for more details.

Something for Everyone

Something for Everyone

There's something for everyone at the Fair's livestock area, which offers a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the agricultural abundance of our area, internationally recognized for its superior products and stewardship of the environment...more


Farmer's Day

Farmer's Day

You don't have to be a farmer to love Farmers Day at the Sonoma County Fair. Bring the whole family to enjoy this afternoon of barnyard events for all ages...more


Livestock Schedule

Livestock Schedule

Treat the whole family to one of Northern California’s premier livestock exhibitions, which attracts top ranchers and breeders from all over the region... more


Tour the Fair on a Horse-Pulled Wagon

Horse-Pulled Wagon

Free Rides Daily this is the way to see the Fair’s famed Livestock Area—from a wagon pulled by draft horses. You’ll roll along past the sheep barns, the cattle barns and the livestock area. Catch a ride at the "Welcome to the Livestock Area" sign. Check your daily schedule for times.



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