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Plan your day

WHO MAY ATTEND? All children and teenagers are invited! While most exhibitors have hands-on activities for 9 to 12 year olds, all children, teenagers, and adults are welcome to attend. 

DATE: Saturday, March 8, 2025

LOCATION: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

ADMISSION/TICKETS: The festival is FREE; tickets are not needed.

TIME: Gates open at 10 a.m. Exhibits close at 4 p.m.

PARKING: FREE to attendees of North Bay Science Discovery Day. From Highway 101, go directly east on Bennett Valley Road to the next block past the fairgrounds; then turn right into the parking lot. Park in the main lot and enter through the main gates! 

FOOD: Outside food IS allowed. Several food trucks will be on site with food available for purchase. Picnic tables and lawn space are available for eating lunch. Food vendor lunch lines in the past have been long, so consider bringing lunch, beverages, and snacks so that you don't have to spend a long time in a food line. 

QUESTIONS? Look for white lab coats! These volunteers are able to answer questions. Spanish speaking volunteers wear orange "se habla Espanol" sashes. 

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ACCESSIBILITY AND ACCOMODATIONS: We strive to ensure the event is accessible to all persons, regardless of any physical or mental impairments or disabilities. Upon request and when feasible, we will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure the venue and program materials are accessible. For example, we may be able to provide language interpreters, sign-language interpreters, or other accommodations. To request accommodations, please contact Steven Worker at at least two weeks before the event. 

COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL (revised January 18, 2023)


Do not come if sick. 

Check your temperature before you come and DO NOT COME if you have had a fever within the last 48 hours, a cough, difficulty breathing, headache, nausea, loss of taste or smell, or fatigue. 

Not required, but encouraged

Vaccine or negative test. We strongly encourage all attendees (children 5 years of age and older), volunteers, and exhibitors to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours.​

Masks indoors. We encourage people to wear masks indoors.

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