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Sonoma County Fair and Exposition

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Sonoma County Fair and Exposition is a fair based in Santa Rosa, CA that was founded in 1936. As of 2019 they had $11 million in revenue and $14 million in assets.

To operate the Sonoma County Fairgrounds for the County of Sonoma. To operate the sonoma county fairgrounds for the county of sonoma.

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Program areas at Sonoma County Fair and Exposition

The fair operates the annual county fair which includes agricultural exhibits and education, arts and crafts exhibits, and educational and community entertainment.

The fair operates live horse racing through an agreement with the California horse racing board.

The fair rents out the facilities year round to recreational, artistic, agricultural, and community events. The fair also acts as an emergency evacuation hub during natural disasters (i.e. Wildfires).

Form 990s for Sonoma County Fair and Exposition

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 16, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Apr 13, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Feb 28, 2018990View PDF
2015-06Aug 31, 2017990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Sonoma County Fair and Exposition

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$11,293,199
Investment income and dividends$3,867
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$40,079
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$386,873
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$242,185
Total revenues$11,966,203

Vendors for Sonoma County Fair and Exposition

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RazooFundraising software2020-03-05
█████████Content management system software2020-03-05
███████ ███ ███████ ███Tax accounting2018-12-07
████ ██████ ███Tax accounting2014-01-09

Personnel at Sonoma County Fair and Exposition

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Michael MargettsFair Financial Officer-Aug. 31, 2017
Teejay LoweVice President$0June 30, 2015
█████ █████President$0June 30, 2015
████ ██████ █████████Treasurer$0June 30, 2015
███████ ██████Secretary$0June 30, 2015
█████ ███████Fair Manager-Nov. 14, 2013

Peer county fairs

1San Mateo County Event Center (SMCEC)501(c)(3)$12 millionSan Mateo, CA
2Solano County Fair Association501(c)(3)$3.2 millionVallejo, CA
3Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association501(c)(3)$24 millionPleasanton, CA
4Santa Clara County Fairgrounds501(c)(3)$6.3 millionSan Jose, CA
5Florida Strawberry Festival501(c)(3)$10 millionPlant City, FL
6South Florida Fair and Palm Beach County Expositions501(c)(3)$17 millionWest Palm Beach, FL
7Champlain Valley Exposition501(c)(3)$3.6 millionEssex Junction, VT
8Essex Agricultural Society501(c)(3)$5.0 millionTopsfield, MA
9Portland Rose Festival Foundation501(c)(3)$3.4 millionPortland, OR
109HealthFair501(c)(3)$4.4 millionDenver, CO
11The State Agricultural and Mechanical Society of South Carolina501(c)(3)$6.9 millionColumbia, SC
12Central Washington Fair Association501(c)(3)$5.8 millionYakima, WA
13Maryland State Fair501(c)(3)$6.2 millionTimonium, MD
14West Oxford Agricultural Society501(c)(3)$4.3 millionFryeburg, ME
15Lancaster County Agricultural Society501(c)(3)$3.7 millionLincoln, NE
16Oklahoma State Fair501(c)(3)$21 millionOklahoma City, OK
17Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park501(c)(3)$13 millionGilroy, CA
18National Fair Housing Alliance501(c)(3)$5.2 millionWashington, DC
19National Western Stock Show501(c)(3)$34 millionDenver, CO
20American Royal Association501(c)(3)$6.4 millionKansas City, MO
21Wyoming Health Fairs501(c)(3)$4.4 millionCasper, WY
22Southwestern Fair Commission501(c)(4)$6.8 millionTucson, AZ
23Minnesota Fair Plan501(c)(6)$4.0 millionMinneapolis, MN
24Clay County Fair Association501(c)(5)$4.2 millionSpencer, IA
25Kentucky Derby Festival501(c)(4)$7.1 millionLouisville, KY

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