Enter the Harvest Fair’s Competitive Exhibit Program
Put your hobby or skill to work for you. Enter the results in the Harvest Fair and win a Blue Ribbon, or Cash Award, and whether you win or not, a FREE PASS to the Fair.
You can enter an apple from the tree in your backyard, an elegant table setting, woodcraft, dahlia, or your best zucchini.
All the rules, timelines and details are in the Harvest Fair Exhibitor Guidebook, a 96-page booklet you can pick up after August 24 at the Fair office (1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa), or your local library, or Chamber of Commerce. It is also available in all exhibit buildings at Sonoma County Fair. You can also download the sections you want below. And you can even enter online.
The 2012 Exhibitor Guidebook is now available to download:
- Table of Contents and Local Rules
- Agriculture Horticulture
- Amateur Wine
- Arts and Crafts
- Campsite Contest
- Farm Features and Farm Fresh Produce
- Fine Arts and Photo
- Foods (Showcase Cafe)
- SMRA Rabbit Show
- Llama Show
- Special Events
- Entry Form - Non-Livestock
Click here for a list of the 2012 exhibit winners.
Most Entries close on September 21 at 5 PM in person, or September 26 for online entries.
Click here for Professional Food information.
The deadline for Professional Food Entries is August 13 at 5:00 PM.
Click here for Professional Wine information.
The deadline for Professional Wine Entries is August 24 at 5:00 PM.
Friday, October 5: Sonoma County High School's "Iron Chef" Contest
Participating High Schools include, Piner, Maria Carrillo, El Molino, Sonoma Valley, Casa Grande, Healdsburg and Windsor.
Saturday, October 6: Grilled Cheese Sandwich Cook-Off - $500 Gift Certificate for First Place
Professionals and amateurs will compete, in separate categories, to see who can create the best grilled cheese sandwich using only Sonoma County ingredients.
Sunday, October 7: Quesadilla Throw Down - $500 Gift Certificate for First Place
Professionals and amateurs will compete, in the same category, to see who can make the best Quesadilla in the county.
Cooking competitions will be held in Showcase Cafe and all winners will receive prizes.