Losing the fair is just the beginning…

Losing the Petaluma Fairgrounds (home of the Sonoma-Marin Fair) would be devastating to the City of Petaluma, and all of Sonoma County, but that’s just the beginning. We also stand to lose a rich history that made our community what it is today.

Kenilworth’s History

Home of the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma

Kenilworth has been a gathering place for Petaluma and the rest of Sonoma County for over 100 years. It holds a special place in the hearts of our community members. Beginning with humble origins in the mid-19th century, through its heyday during years of horse racing in the early 20th century, and now hosting the world-famous Ugliest Dog Contest, Kenilworth has proven to be invaluable. It has functioned as an emergency center during WWII and recently sheltered hundreds from the catastrophic Sonoma County fires. Kenilworth is an irreplaceable asset and mainstay of Sonoma County.

What else is at stake?

Our beloved Fairgrounds is also home to a variety of services, resources, and other events…

Community Resources

Year-Round Services

Spectacular Events

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