Saturday, March 4, 2017

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, March 1, 2017

Start Planning Now for the 2017 Solano County Fair!


VENDORS - 
START PLANNING NOW TO BE A PART OF OUR FAIR! 

Click on the links below for PDF copies of our
2017 Vendor Documents 


Vendor Questions?
Contact Marcia Coffman, Special Projects Coordinator
(707) 551-2002 or mmcoffman@scfair.org

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 COMMUNITY STAGE 

Looking for an opportunity to perform in front of a live audience?
Oportunites exist for both professional, paid acts as well as up-and-coming acts looking for free performance exposure at one of the County's largest public events.


Applications due May 15, 2017

Entertainment Questions?
Contact Melissa Lamont, Entertainment Manager
by email at entertainment@scfair.org

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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


Bay Area Motorcycle Training
Jockey Lot & Racing Office

Friday Evenings, March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 ~ Classroom Sessions
Saturday & Sunday Days, March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26 ~ 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, February 23, 2017

Gran Baile en el Salon Expo



Gran Baile en el Salon Expo

Terrenos de La Feria de Vallejo

LOS TEMERARIOS

BANDA MACHOS

GRUPO ANHELO

GRUPO VENUS

Nueva Fecha Viernes 24 de Febrero Apartir de las 7pm

Quienes gusten pueden conservar y usar boleto del 4 de Feb. para el 24 de Feb.

Monday, February 20, 2017

2017 Spring Bling - Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show - This Weekend!



2017 Spring Bling
Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

Presented by the Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society 

February 25 & 26 at the Solano County Fairgrounds

Friday, February 17, 2017

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.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gran Baile en el Salon Expo



Gran Baile en el Salon Expo

Terrenos de La Feria de Vallejo

LOS TEMERARIOS

BANDA MACHOS

GRUPO ANHELO

GRUPO VENUS

Nueva Fecha Viernes 24 de Febrero Apartir de las 7pm

Quienes gusten pueden conservar y usar boleto del 4 de Feb. para el 24 de Feb.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

THC Fair Today and Tomorrow at the Solano County Fairgrounds!


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.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Spa, Pool & BBQ Show February 10 - 12 at the Solano County Faigrounds


Spa, Pool & BBQ Show

Friday, February 10 thru Sunday February 12, 2017
McCormack Hall

Friday 12 pm - 8 pm, Saturday 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday 10 am - 6 pm

Parking: Free on Friday, $12 per vehicle on Saturday and Sunday

For additional information, please call: (800) SPA-SALE

Millions of Dollars of Spas, Swim Spas, and more!!! 

Products:

Spas 
With dozens and dozens of models to choose from you'll be certain to find exactly what your looking for.The best is they're under one roof.


Swim Spas 
Live better, exercise, swim and even relax in an all new Swim Spa. It's like having a never ending pool.

Gazebos 
Protect your new Spa with one of our many Gazebo options.

Barbecue Islands 
Be the envy of your neighbors with a new outdoor kitchen

Pools and Saunas 
In the market for an Above or In ground Pool? We've got you covered. Enjoy the therapeutic comfort of a new sauna

FAQ's:

Do you offer financing? 
Yes we offer 12 month interest free financing to qualified buyers.

Do your products have warranties? 
Yes all our products carry a full manufactures warranty. Warranty terms vary by product and manufacturer.

Is delivery and installation available? 
Absolutely, our professional delivery and installation staff would be happy to help you.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Autocross Agility Ferrari & Lamborghini Experience at the Solano County Fairgrounds


Autocross Agility 
Sunday, February 12, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Experience
Get ready for an once-in-a-lifetime driving experience! Our Ferrari and Lamborghini Autocross Car Control Experience is a 90-minute group-based experience that provides education-based, non-competitive, car control instruction on driving an exotic supercar. You'll drive 3 laps around our car-control autocross course in a Ferrari 360 Modena, Ferrari F430 or Lamborghini Gallardo, and the opportunity to meet fellow supercar enthusiasts. At the end, you'll feel the responsiveness and distinction of these dragons and you'll develop a new bond between your new driving teammates. Leave your caffeinated beverage at home - adrenaline comes free of charge!

EXERIENCE DETAILS:

  • 90 Minutes, group/team based experience.
  • 15 Minutes of safety and driving instruction on our available Supercars
  • 3 laps around our autocross course
  • Accompanied by a driving sherpa for full-service instruction and education
  • Must be able to see, hear and speak.

PRICE
1-Lap Instructor Ride-A-Long ($149): Ferrari 360/F430 or Lamborghini Gallardo, Guests are free of Charge.
2-Lap Lap Autocross Experience ($399): Ferrari 360/F430 or Lamborghini Gallardo, Guests are free of Charge.
3-Lap Lap Autocross Experience ($549): Ferrari 360/F430 or Lamborghini Gallardo, Guests are free of Charge.
4-Lap Lap Autocross Experience ($649): Ferrari 360/F430 or Lamborghini Gallardo, Guests are free of Charge.

Our driving experiences are full-service and accompanied by our driving instructors-sherpas to educate you about the Supercar and help protect your personal safety. As they are compensated by gratuity, please be courteous and tip on the full amount of the experience. Sample customary gratuity recommendations are: 18% of $549 = $98.82, 20% of $549 = $109.80, 25% of $499 = $137.25. If you feel that their service does not deserve a gratuity, please do not leave one.

Driver Requirements:

  • Minimum Age is 21 Years.
  • Must verify that driver has a US-Issued valid driver’s license and proof of existing auto insurance.
  • Need to sign liability disclaimer and provide major credit cards for incidentals. No Debit Cards.

Friday, February 3, 2017

Gran Baile en el Salon McCormack



Gran Baile en el Salon McCormack

Terrenos de La Feria de Vallejo

LOS TEMERARIOS

BANDA MACHOS

GRUPO ANHELO

GRUPO VENUS

Sabado 4 de Febrero Apartir de las 7pm

Monday, January 30, 2017

Start Planning Now for the 2017 Solano County Fair!


VENDORS - 
START PLANNING NOW TO BE A PART OF OUR FAIR! 

Click on the links below for PDF copies of our
2017 Vendor Documents 


Vendor Questions?
Contact Marcia Coffman, Special Projects Coordinator
(707) 551-2002 or mmcoffman@scfair.org

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 COMMUNITY STAGE 

Looking for an opportunity to perform in front of a live audience?
Oportunites exist for both professional, paid acts as well as up-and-coming acts looking for free performance exposure at one of the County's largest public events.


Applications due May 15, 2017

Entertainment Questions?
Contact Melissa Lamont, Entertainment Manager
by email at entertainment@scfair.org

Friday, January 27, 2017

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, January 24, 2017

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.


Saturday, January 21, 2017

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.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Gran Baile en el Salon McCormack



Gran Baile en el Salon McCormack

Terrenos de La Feria de Vallejo

LOS TEMERARIOS

BANDA MACHOS

GRUPO ANHELO

GRUPO VENUS

Sabado 4 de Febrero Apartir de las 7pm

Sunday, January 15, 2017

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.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

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

Monday, January 9, 2017

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.


Friday, January 6, 2017

Gran Baile en el Salon McCormack



Gran Baile en el Salon McCormack

Terrenos de La Feria de Vallejo

LOS TEMERARIOS

BANDA MACHOS

GRUPO ANHELO

GRUPO VENUS

Sabado 4 de Febrero Apartir de las 7pm

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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


Bay Area Motorcycle Training
Jockey Lot & Racing Office

Friday Evenings, January 6, 13, 20 & 27-- Classroom Sessions
Saturday & Sunday Days, January 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 -- 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.