Now accepting reservations for PRIVATE EVENTS for the 2018 racing season
$40 without admission
- Open air restaurant located on second level of the Stella Artois Grandstand
- No-host bar
- Buffet lunch
- Fantastic view overlooking the racetrack!
- ADA accessible seating
- Private wagering kiosks
Click below to book your seats today. For parties of 20 or more call 925-872-6810 (payment due at time of reservation).
Click to reserve seats at the Trackside Terrace. Pick which day, then click number of seats under Trackside Terrace. When you pay for your seats, your reservation ticket will be your ticket to the Fair (if purchased before June 14) and reservation receipt. You will be assigned a seat when you check in at the Terrace.
2018 Seating Map
Infield VIP Luxury Suite
$55-$65 per person (depending on menu selection)
includes Fair admission
- For groups of 300+ (200+ on select days)
- Exciting and unique experience in the middle of the race track!
- Private Tent Suite
- Upscale Buffet lunch
- Private wagering kiosks
- Hosted or no-host bar options available
- Lawn games
- Amazing view of the races
- Minimums apply
Availability is limited – reserve your event soon. For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-426-7600
What are the Trackside Terrace Hours?
Hours – (every Race Day except Fridays):
- Bar/Seating Open at 12:30pm
- Food Service – 1:00pm
- First Race – 1:45pm
- Last Race – 5:30pm
- Bar/Seating Open – 1:00pm
- Food Service – 1:30pm
- First Race – 2:15pm
- Last Race – 6:30pm
All times are approximate. Last Race time may vary according to the number of races scheduled.
What is the buffet menu on the day of my reservation?
Trackside Terrace has a preset menu that varies daily. No substitutions or changes are accepted. Please contact us if you have questions about menu for a specific day.
Can I reserve a specific table?
We will try to the best of our ability to accommodate requests, but cannot guarantee specific tables.
Are there ADA-accessible tables?
Yes – ADA-accessible seating is located on the Upper Level of the Trackside Terrace.
Can I open a tab at the bar for my group?
Yes. You may contact Spectra (925.426.7630) in advance of your reservation day to make arrangements. If you are unable to set up a tab in advance, please speak directly with the Trackside Terrace bartender when you arrive.
If I need to cancel my reservation can I get a refund?
Sorry, reservations are nonrefundable. If you would like to transfer the tickets, please call 925.872.6810 or email and provide the name of the new party. You may also reschedule for a different day (subject to availability.)
I am not able to pay right now. Can you still hold a table for me?
Full payment must be made at the time of reservation in order to secure your table.
I am a Box Seat holder. Can I purchase lunch at Trackside Terrace?
Yes, Box Seat holders may purchase lunch at Trackside Terrace at a reduced price. You must still sit in your own seats, but in-and-out privileges to the lunch buffet are permitted. Please see the host for current pricing.
Can we bring a cake to celebrate a special occasion?
Cake storage is subject to space availability. Please contact in advance of your reservation day.
May I bring my child to Trackside Terrace?
Due to the adult setting (horse racing, bar, stairwells, open railing), the Trackside Terrace is not recommended for children.
For further information, please contact us at Events@alamedacountyfair.com or call 925-872-6810.