Sonoma County Fair was a top winner in the Western Fairs Association Achievement Awards Program, placing in 27 out of 32 entries submitted.

Sonoma County Fair took home first place awards in the following categories:

E‐blast – “2012 Top 10 Things To Do at the Sonoma County Fair”

Exhibits Competition – Ladies’ Hat Day Centerpiece Competition

Interim Events – National Heirloom Exposition

Maintenance – Mobile metal sign holders

New Innovative Use of Technology –Social Media Scavenger Hunt using QR Codes

Printed Fair Souvenir Program – Fair Magazine, 32-page full color publication

Viral or Video Documentation – “The Only Thing Missing Is You”

Any other Fair/Facility Website –

WFA is a nonprofit trade association serving the fair industry throughout the Western United States and Canada.

The 2013 Sonoma County Fair will be held July 25 through Aug. 11, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. For more information, visit or call 545-4200.