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Livestock Exhibitors

Sonoma County Fair

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The Sonoma County Fair livestock shows are the annual showcase of the best of the best, with exhibitors from throughout the state as well as hundreds of animals from the dairies and ranches for which Sonoma County is famous.

Reminder: Entries will open May 1. All entries will be submitted online.


Exhibits Enter Online

2018 Livestock Calendar
2018 Exhibitor's Guidebook
2018 Non-Livestock Exhibits


Important Dates

  • Market Steer Pre-Weigh & DNA Due - March 25, 9:00 - 10:30 am FFA, 10:30 am - Noon 4-H & Independent Junior
  • Entries Open - May 1
  • RV Applications Available - May 1
  • Market Lamb & Goat Pre-Weigh & DNA Due - May 19, 9:00 - 10:30 am FFA, 10:30 am - Noon 4-H & Independent Junior
  • Hog DNA Due - May 31
  • RV Application Deadline - June 8
  • Independent Junior Ownership Information Due - June 29
  • Horse Ownership Information Due - June 29
  • Junior Ambassador Applications Due - June 29
  • Online Entries Close - June 30, 11:59 p.m.
  • 4-H Leader/FFA Advisor Online Authorization Due- July 13
  • Sonoma County Fair - August 2-12
  • Lamb/Rabbit/Goat Auction - August 4 - 9:00 am/1:00 pm/1:30 pm
  • Hog/Poultry Auction - August 9 - 9:00 am/1:00 pm
  • Steer Auction - August 10 - 6:00 pm
  • Large Animal Round Robin - August 11
  • Small Animal Round Robin - August 11
  • Junior Awards - August 12 - 10 am Veteran's Building
  • Carcass Contest Results Meeting - September 20

Deadlines to Enter

Online Entries due by 11:59 pm on Saturday, June 30 for most categories.


Sonoma County Fair Quality Assurance & Ethics Training Policy:

In order to be eligible to show livestock at the Sonoma County Fair, exhibitors are required to complete the mandatory Quality Assurance and Ethics training once prior to the age of 14 and once after. Specifically:


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

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