Tropical Fairadise at 2020 Sonoma County Fair

SANTA ROSA, CA . ~ February 5, 2020 – Shake out your grass skirts, grab your sun- screen and pack your sunglasses; Sonoma County Fair is headed to the beach August 5-16, 2020. Join us for a “Tropical Fairadise” without booking a flight. “No need to travel! This year we are bring- ing Tropical Fairadise to our 2020 Sonoma County Fair,” said Fair Board President, Max Mickelsen.


your favorites are back. Snack on a classic corn dog, watch your favor- ite livestock shows, ex- plore the carnival rides and bet on the ponies. The Sonoma County Fair Board of Directors are planning new excit- ing hands on interactive activities for the whole family. Stay tuned for announcements of ex- citing new entertainment and exhibits.” Tropical vibes and

island music will fill the Fairgrounds for the 12 day Fair. In the kid’s area, explore the seven seas with all things princesses, pirates and mermaids featuring the Pirates of the Russian River. Stroll through the Hall of Flowers, where this year’s “Islands of Adventure” will be filled with flowers and a tiki bar where you can grab a drink and hang loose

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all day long. Follow the sound of steel drums and ukuleles to the Community Theater as we crown a new King of Rock ‘n’ Roll during our Elvis Impersonation Contest. The winning Elvis takes home brag- ging rights and $1,500. “Tropical Fairadise is going to be fun un- der the sun for the entire fam- ily,” said Fair CEO, Becky Bartling. “Special promotions and activi- ties are being planned to again

make the Sonoma

County Fair the event of the summer.” Wine Country Racing

returns August 6-9, and 13-16. Racing is free with Fair admission, fair- goers are encouraged to come often and cheer on their favorites. More of your fair time favor- ites are back including the PRCA Rodeo, Mon- ster Trucks, Destruction Derby and NorCal Brew Fest.

The Sonoma County

Fair’s Exhibitor Guide- book will be available starting May 1st at the Fair Administration Of- fice, 1350 Bennett Val- ley Road in Santa Rosa. An electronic version will also be available online at SonomaCountyFair. com. Entries are due June 30 via online entry. Join us for “Tropical Fair- adise” during the 2020 Sonoma County Fair,

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