Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Solano County Fairgrounds is the Perfect Place for Your Next Event!



Plan your next event at the Fairgrounds - McCormack Hall is just one of several venues available for your next celebration offering 16,000 square feet of flexible space, perfect for wedding receptions, banquets, community events, trade shows and more...

  • Located in Vallejo, California at the northeast tip of the San Francisco Bay Area at the crossroads of Interstate 80 and Highway 37 
  • Gateway to the Napa & Sonoma wine countries and the Sacramento Valley 
  • Great location and direct access from two major freeways 
  • Adjacent to full-service Courtyard by Marriott hotel 
  • Across the street from Six Flags/Discovery Kingdom theme park 
  • Flexible space indoors and outdoors
  • Ample parking lots and paved areas
  • Attractive shaded grounds with pleasant lawn areas and landscaping
  • 5 acres paved area inside the grounds: perfect for vehicle shows, motor sports, and other large outdoor attractions
  • 157 acre grounds
  • 5 major buildings containing 61,400 square feet of space

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Watch the Breeders' Cup at the Solano Race Place On November 4th & 5th


On November 4-5, 2016, the Breeders’ Cup will return to the site of some of its most memorable moments, Santa Anita Park. In the shadow of the San Gabriel mountains, with Hollywood’s biggest stars shining brightly.

Friday November 4 & Saturday November 5 - Breeders' Cup Horse Racing

8:00 am to Close - The Solano Race Place 
For additional information, please call: (707) 551-2030
Admission: $5.00 before 4:00 pm, $3.00 after 4:00 pm

The world’s greatest have to start somewhere. And for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, that somewhere was Hollywood Park in 1984. What began as a one day, 7-race event has grown into a two-day, $26 million extravaganza attracting the best horses, trainers, and owners from across the globe. It has also become the unofficial end and culmination of the thoroughbred-racing season, often with the Breeders’ Cup Classic being the deciding factor in Horse of the Year. And while these two days have seen legends born, history made, and fortunes won, the greatest part is that the best is still yet to come.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Bay Area Motorcycle Training is Available at the Solano County Fairgrounds!


Bay Area Motorcycle Training
Jockey Lot & Racing Office

Friday Evenings, November 4, 11, 18 & 25 -- Classroom Sessions
Saturday & Sunday Days, November 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 -- Riding Sessions

Learn to Ride – The basic Motorcyclist Training Course (MTC) is offered all year except on some holiday and special event weekends:

The Motorcyclist Training Course (MTC) teaches the necessary basic skills to ride a motorcycle. Tuition for the MTC is $180 for students under 21, $258 for students 21 or older.*

  • The MTC takes 16 hours spread over 4 separate sessions:
  1. Classroom 1, Riding 1, Classroom 2, Riding 2.
  2. Classrooms are 3 hours each, Riding are 5 hours each.
  • A motorcycle and helmet is provided if you do not have one. (See "Required")
  • Passing the MTC waives the DMV riding test for a motorcycle license, but neither passing nor getting a license is guaranteed.
  • Passing the MTC is required for a motorcycle license for a person under 21 years of age.

The Vallejo location uses a 2 week (4 day) format – one weeknight + one weekend day for 2 weeks: 

  • Classroom 1 is a weekday evening, 6;00pm-9:30pm.
  • Riding 1 is Saturday or Sunday, morning 6:45am-11:45am, or afternoon 12:15pm-5:15pm.
  • Classroom 2 is the same weekday evening and time in the second week.
  • Riding 2 is the same weekend day and same morning or afternoon time on the second weekend.

The Premier Motorcyclist Rider Course (PMTC) is a combination of the MTC and the Intermediate Rider Clinic (IRC). The IRC teaches additional street survival skills to ride a motorcycle safely in traffic.

(BAMT is not currently able to offer the PMTC. Visit the CMSP website for a PMTC near you.)

  • The PMTC takes 21 hours spread over 5 separate sessions.
  1. You first complete the entire MTC as described above (4 sessions).
  2. Then return for the next regularly scheduled IRC (1 day, 5 hours).
  • A motorcycle and helmet is provided if you do not have one, but you are encouraged to use your own motorcycle for the IRC. (See "Required")
  • You must successfully complete the MTC before taking the IRC.
  • The MTC portion of the PMTC waives the DMV riding test for a motorcycle license.
  • Tuition for the PMTC is $475 if you use your own motorcycle for the IRC, or $525 if you use one of ours.*
* MTC Tuition fees are set by the California Motorcyclist Safety Program. All tuition fees are not refundable or transferable for any reason.

Some important things to remember ...

  • YOUR SEAT IS NOT CONFIRMED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.
  • The reservation is only a place holder for 5 business days.
  • RESERVATIONS EXPIRE AND SEATS ARE RELEASED if payment is not received within 7 days.
  • For example, if you make a reservation today, payment must be received by Mon Dec 14 2015
  • Payment must be received before you start your class.
  • Tuition fees are not refundable or transferable for any reason.
  • You must be present at Roll Call or your seat may be given away or left empty.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Solano County RV Show - Today Thru Sunday at the Solano County Fairgrounds!



Starts: October 20 @ 9:00am
Ends: October 23 @ 6:00pm
Location: Solano County Fairgrounds 900 Fairgrounds Dr. Vallejo, CA 94589

This Thursday through Sunday, October 20-23, do not miss the massive RV show at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, CA. Find the best prices on new and used RVs from some of the top RV brands, such as Winnebago, Heartland, Fleetwood, American Coach, Thor Motor Coach, Keystone RV, Leisure Travel Vans, Roadtrek, and more!

Get incredible deals on the RV you have been dreaming of. A huge selection of RVs to choose from, suitable for any lifestyle and budget, will be at the Solano County Fairgrounds and at fantastic RV Show pricing! These deals will not last, so hurry!

This is an inside and outside RV Show! Hours are 9am to dusk, daily. Free parking and admission!

About RVshowsUSA.com

RVshowUSA.com is your one stop site for information about RV shows in your area. Our free RV shows feature the best new motorhomes, fifth wheels, toy haulers, and travel trailers from leading RV manufacturers, giving you the opportunity to find the perfect RV for your budget and lifestyle.

The RV brands vary at each show and include new RVs from top names like Winnebago, Tiffin, Fleetwood RV, American Coach, Heartland, Thor Motor Coach, Dutchmen, Leisure Travel Vans, Roadtrek, Vanleigh RV, and more! RV shows also offer a great selection of certified used motorhomes and other used RVs.

Many of the RV shows are in the country’s top RV destinations, including Arizona, Florida, California, and New Mexico. RV show parking and admission are often free and many even allow you to bring your pets.

You can take your time browsing everything from Class A diesel pushers to small travel trailers – all in one place. At RV shows, there is something for every lifestyle and budget, and representatives are readily available to answer any questions you may have to help you find the RV that’s perfect for you and your family.

Go ahead and Experience Life in an RV! Owning an recreational vehicle can take you across the country and to your favorite destinations without leaving the comforts of home behind.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Check Out the Solano County RV Show - This Thursday Thru Sunday at the Solano County Fairgrounds!



Starts: October 20 @ 9:00am
Ends: October 23 @ 6:00pm
Location: Solano County Fairgrounds 900 Fairgrounds Dr. Vallejo, CA 94589

This Thursday through Sunday, October 20-23, do not miss the massive RV show at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo, CA. Find the best prices on new and used RVs from some of the top RV brands, such as Winnebago, Heartland, Fleetwood, American Coach, Thor Motor Coach, Keystone RV, Leisure Travel Vans, Roadtrek, and more!

Get incredible deals on the RV you have been dreaming of. A huge selection of RVs to choose from, suitable for any lifestyle and budget, will be at the Solano County Fairgrounds and at fantastic RV Show pricing! These deals will not last, so hurry!

This is an inside and outside RV Show! Hours are 9am to dusk, daily. Free parking and admission!

About RVshowsUSA.com

RVshowUSA.com is your one stop site for information about RV shows in your area. Our free RV shows feature the best new motorhomes, fifth wheels, toy haulers, and travel trailers from leading RV manufacturers, giving you the opportunity to find the perfect RV for your budget and lifestyle.

The RV brands vary at each show and include new RVs from top names like Winnebago, Tiffin, Fleetwood RV, American Coach, Heartland, Thor Motor Coach, Dutchmen, Leisure Travel Vans, Roadtrek, Vanleigh RV, and more! RV shows also offer a great selection of certified used motorhomes and other used RVs.

Many of the RV shows are in the country’s top RV destinations, including Arizona, Florida, California, and New Mexico. RV show parking and admission are often free and many even allow you to bring your pets.

You can take your time browsing everything from Class A diesel pushers to small travel trailers – all in one place. At RV shows, there is something for every lifestyle and budget, and representatives are readily available to answer any questions you may have to help you find the RV that’s perfect for you and your family.

Go ahead and Experience Life in an RV! Owning an recreational vehicle can take you across the country and to your favorite destinations without leaving the comforts of home behind.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Watch the Breeders' Cup at the Solano Race Place On November 4th & 5th


On November 4-5, 2016, the Breeders’ Cup will return to the site of some of its most memorable moments, Santa Anita Park. In the shadow of the San Gabriel mountains, with Hollywood’s biggest stars shining brightly.

Friday November 4 & Saturday November 5 - Breeders' Cup Horse Racing

8:00 am to Close - The Solano Race Place 
For additional information, please call: (707) 551-2030
Admission: $5.00 before 4:00 pm, $3.00 after 4:00 pm

The world’s greatest have to start somewhere. And for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, that somewhere was Hollywood Park in 1984. What began as a one day, 7-race event has grown into a two-day, $26 million extravaganza attracting the best horses, trainers, and owners from across the globe. It has also become the unofficial end and culmination of the thoroughbred-racing season, often with the Breeders’ Cup Classic being the deciding factor in Horse of the Year. And while these two days have seen legends born, history made, and fortunes won, the greatest part is that the best is still yet to come.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Youth Ag Day is March 14, 2017 - FREE to all 3rd Grade Classes in Solano County


The annual Youth Ag Day is a collaborative effort of the Solano County Fair and agricultural related businesses, organizations, farmers, ranchers and other individuals to encourage Solano County third graders to experience agriculture first-hand.

This fun and educational event is free to all third grade classes in Solano County and features a wide variety of rotational learning stations and displays.

Activities are designed to give children the opportunity to learn about food and fiber production from new perspectives, with a particular emphasis on the agricultural wealth of Solano County. Children participate in hands-on displays and educational presentations as well as an optional pre-event classroom project to enhance the field trip learning experience.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

The Solano County Fairgrounds is the Perfect Place for Your Next Event!



Plan your next event at the Fairgrounds - McCormack Hall is just one of several venues available for your next celebration offering 16,000 square feet of flexible space, perfect for wedding receptions, banquets, community events, trade shows and more...

  • Located in Vallejo, California at the northeast tip of the San Francisco Bay Area at the crossroads of Interstate 80 and Highway 37 
  • Gateway to the Napa & Sonoma wine countries and the Sacramento Valley 
  • Great location and direct access from two major freeways 
  • Adjacent to full-service Courtyard by Marriott hotel 
  • Across the street from Six Flags/Discovery Kingdom theme park 
  • Flexible space indoors and outdoors
  • Ample parking lots and paved areas
  • Attractive shaded grounds with pleasant lawn areas and landscaping
  • 5 acres paved area inside the grounds: perfect for vehicle shows, motor sports, and other large outdoor attractions
  • 157 acre grounds
  • 5 major buildings containing 61,400 square feet of space

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Solano Race Place - Horse Racing From Around the World All Year Long


Enjoy the best horse racing from around the world in the comfort of our Satellite Horse Racing Facility at the Solano County Fairgrounds

Track Odds
Instant Payouts

Meet fellow racing enthusiasts in a friendly setting at the crossroads of I-80 and Hwy 37 in Vallejo. Easy access from all directions!

You'll find ample seating at carrels, private tables, and group tables with lots of action shown on projection screens and numerous monitors throughout the facility.

Full bar and restaurant service is available all hours of operation.

Hours 
Open 10 am Wednesday through Sunday
Days & times may vary - refer to racing schedule below for facility hours 




Admission
$5 before 4pm
$3 after 4pm
Must be 18 years or over
to enter the facility

Parking
Free general parking on the Main Concourse & behind Satellite Facility

General Information
(707) 551-2030 or (707) 552-9797

Mutuel Department
(707) 643-5441

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Bay Area Motorcycle Training is Available at the Solano County Fairgrounds!




Bay Area Motorcycle Training
Jockey Lot & Racing Office

Friday Evenings, October 7, 14, 21 & 28-- Classroom Sessions
Saturday & Sunday Days, October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 -- Riding Sessions

Learn to Ride – The basic Motorcyclist Training Course (MTC) is offered all year except on some holiday and special event weekends:

The Motorcyclist Training Course (MTC) teaches the necessary basic skills to ride a motorcycle. Tuition for the MTC is $180 for students under 21, $258 for students 21 or older.*

  • The MTC takes 16 hours spread over 4 separate sessions:
  1. Classroom 1, Riding 1, Classroom 2, Riding 2.
  2. Classrooms are 3 hours each, Riding are 5 hours each.
  • A motorcycle and helmet is provided if you do not have one. (See "Required")
  • Passing the MTC waives the DMV riding test for a motorcycle license, but neither passing nor getting a license is guaranteed.
  • Passing the MTC is required for a motorcycle license for a person under 21 years of age.

The Vallejo location uses a 2 week (4 day) format – one weeknight + one weekend day for 2 weeks: 

  • Classroom 1 is a weekday evening, 6;00pm-9:30pm.
  • Riding 1 is Saturday or Sunday, morning 6:45am-11:45am, or afternoon 12:15pm-5:15pm.
  • Classroom 2 is the same weekday evening and time in the second week.
  • Riding 2 is the same weekend day and same morning or afternoon time on the second weekend.

The Premier Motorcyclist Rider Course (PMTC) is a combination of the MTC and the Intermediate Rider Clinic (IRC). The IRC teaches additional street survival skills to ride a motorcycle safely in traffic.

(BAMT is not currently able to offer the PMTC. Visit the CMSP website for a PMTC near you.)

  • The PMTC takes 21 hours spread over 5 separate sessions.
  1. You first complete the entire MTC as described above (4 sessions).
  2. Then return for the next regularly scheduled IRC (1 day, 5 hours).
  • A motorcycle and helmet is provided if you do not have one, but you are encouraged to use your own motorcycle for the IRC. (See "Required")
  • You must successfully complete the MTC before taking the IRC.
  • The MTC portion of the PMTC waives the DMV riding test for a motorcycle license.
  • Tuition for the PMTC is $475 if you use your own motorcycle for the IRC, or $525 if you use one of ours.*
* MTC Tuition fees are set by the California Motorcyclist Safety Program. All tuition fees are not refundable or transferable for any reason.

Some important things to remember ...

  • YOUR SEAT IS NOT CONFIRMED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.
  • The reservation is only a place holder for 5 business days.
  • RESERVATIONS EXPIRE AND SEATS ARE RELEASED if payment is not received within 7 days.
  • For example, if you make a reservation today, payment must be received by Mon Dec 14 2015
  • Payment must be received before you start your class.
  • Tuition fees are not refundable or transferable for any reason.
  • You must be present at Roll Call or your seat may be given away or left empty.