Saturday, December 31, 2016

Happy New Year!


Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. 
-Oprah Winfrey 

Happy New Year! 

Fair Offices will be closed Monday, January 2, 2017 for the New Year holiday.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

THC Fair Comes to Vallejo on February 11 & 12, 2017!


The Hemp & Canabis Fair
Saturday, February 11 & Sunday, February 12
11am - 5pm 
$15 admission, $12 parking

Join us for a celebration of legal marijuana! You'll find hemp and cannabis products, accessories and tools, grow and harvest equipment and more in our amazing expo hall. Then, take in some great sessions on growing, medicinal benefits, legal Q&As and more!

Tickets allow FULL WEEKEND ENTRY! Save $1, buy your ticket in advance online.


Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas!


Wishing You the Gifts of the Season — Peace, Joy, Hope 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 22, 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.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Administration Office will be Closed for the Christmas Holiday


Monday December 26 thru Friday December 30, 2016 
Administration Office Closed for the Christmas Holiday 

For additional information, please call: (707) 551-2000 
or visit www.scfair.com

Friday, December 16, 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

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

FairHands Sponsor Program


Now YOU can help continue the legacy of youth agriculture programs at the Solano County Fairgrounds!

Sign up today to become a FairHands sponsor. Your donation will help sustain Youth Ag Day and the Solano County Fair's youth exhibits, including the annual livestock competition and auction!

For a minimum annual contribution of only $100 you'll receive:
  • 2 Admission Tickets and 1 Parking Pass to the Annual Solano County Fair
  • 2-for-1 Admission Coupons to the Solano Race Place
  • Coupon for $200 Discount on any Fairgrounds Facility Rental, Monday through Friday
  • Your Name or Business Name prominently displayed with the FairHands logo at the Livestock Barns during the Solano County Fair
To become a FairHands Sponsor contact Marcia Coffman at (707) 551-2002 or mmcoffman@scfair.org

Your donation will be made to the Solano County Fair Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Saturday, December 10, 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

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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


Bay Area Motorcycle Training
Jockey Lot & Racing Office

Friday Evenings, December 9, 16, 23 & 30 -- Classroom Sessions
Saturday & Sunday Days, December 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 31 -- 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.

Sunday, December 4, 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.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Cage Combat Fighting Championship is this Saturday, December 3rd!


General Admission: $40.00/$100.00 Per Person ~ Parking: $15.00/$30.00 Per Vehicle

Cage Combat is getting their fighters in line.. You DO NOT want to miss out!

We have Pf MMA, Fabio Prado, Napa Valley MMA, Marin MMA, Dark Horse Gym, Smash Gym, Dragon House MMA, Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance with more to come..

This is just a taste of all the good fighters coming your way! Contact Steve for tickets for this amazing event. (707) 287-8457