Holidaze at the Sonoma County Fair

Celebrate your favorite holiday at this year’s Sonoma County Fair with contests, special events, and costumes! This year the Sonoma County Fair is celebrating a year’s worth of holidays in one 11-day fair, and you are invited to the party. The fun begins with Easter on August 3, and continues through August 12 & 13…

Plan Ahead & Save on Sonoma County Fair Tickets

NEW Discount Days and Pre-Sale Deals Get ready to rock out and enjoy some of the Fairs Headlining Concerts, Family Fun activities, and Arena Events. Holidaze at the Sonoma County Fair will include all NEW carnival rides, like the White Water Flume and the Century Wheel. There are so many ways to save for those…

6/24/2017 Thistledown Race 8 The Ohio Derby–$500,000 Grade III 1 & 1/8 Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 2:30 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks Saturday is the 83rd running of the Ohio Derby from Jack Thistledown Racino in North Randall, Ohio.  The Ohio Derby is the clear headliner from the 100-day meeting spanning…

Terry Lindley Receives Blue Ribbon Award

Terry Lindley to receive Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award Sonoma County Fair recognizes Lindley as lifetime friend of agriculture The Sonoma County Fair is pleased to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their support with the prestigious Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award. This year, the Fair Board is honoring Terry Lindley for his…

PG&E Receives Blue Ribbon Award

PG&E to receive Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award Sonoma County Fair selects power provider, exhibitor and sponsor for prestigious honor The Sonoma County Fair is pleased to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations for their support with the prestigious Western Fairs Association Blue Ribbon Award. This year, the Fair Board is honoring longtime Fair supporter,…

The Matt Winn (Grade III)

6/17/2017 Churchill Downs-Race 5 The Matt Winn-$100,000—Grade III 1 & 1/16 Miles on Dirt for Three-year-olds Post Time: 5:00 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks Congratulations go out to Tapwrit and his connections for his most meritorious victory of the Grade I Belmont Stakes last Saturday.  For those who may have missed it, Tapwrit sat…

The Belmont Stakes (Grade I)

6/10/2017 Belmont Park-Race 11 The Belmont Stakes-$1,500,000—Grade I 1 & 1/2 Miles on Dirt for Three-year-olds Post Time: 3:37 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks This Saturday is the “Test of the Champion” as Belmont Park hosts the 149th Belmont Stakes in Elmont, New York.  And while there is no Triple Crown possibility up for…

Nancie Carlson Honored with 2017 Award of Excellence in the Horse Industry

Sonoma County Fair Honors Nancie Carlson with 2017 Award of Excellence in the Horse Industry Longtime owner of Santa Rosa Saddlery and fair volunteer shaped industry, built community Nancie Carlson’s story is a living example of how following your passion can lead to great things. She started life as a little girl who adored horses—not…

NorCal Brew Fest at the Sonoma County Fair

 NorCal Brew Fest, August 5 at the Sonoma County Fair Unlimited Tastes of Over 50 Beers and Ciders, Plus All the Fun of the Fair! An ice-cold brew is not an unusual thing to enjoy at the Sonoma County Fair…but unlimited tastes of over 50 beers and ciders is! The Sonoma County Fair is excited…