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The Alameda County Fair will be open from Friday, June 16 to Sunday, July 9 – open Wednesdays through Sundays plus Monday & Tuesday, July 3 & 4.

Fair will be open from noon to 11pm daily and from noon to 8pm on Monday, July 4.

Note: July 4 the parking lots close at 3pm; the entry Gates close at 4pm. 

Tickets purchased are valid for any one day of the Fair. 

Removing admission from special events allows guests to purchase admission at a discounted rate and eliminates the risk of guests double purchasing.

Yes! Season Passes and Premium Season Passes (includes parking every day of Fair) are available for purchase now, please visit here.

Yes, parking must be purchased for each day. Buy online or at Parking Gate. Purchase in advance here to save time when you arrive. Credit card only. 

You may purchase ahead or at the Parking Gate via parking staff. Save time and pay in advance. Credit card only. There are reverse ATMs to exchange cash for a card at each Gate and at the Gate 8 Parking Gate.

Preferred parking in the ACE lot is available on Pleasanton Avenue at the Yellow Gate entrance each day of Fair. Preferred parking is available on-site only. First come first serve based on availability. No large trucks or RVs. Credit card only. 

Yes, any extra large vehicle or RV that requires two parking spaces will need to pay for both spaces. RV and extra large vehicles are only able to park in General Parking lots at Gate 8 or 12. 

Yes, motorcycles are permitted to park in any of our parking lots. The parking rate for motorcycles is the same as for cars.

Yes, there will be a concert each night of the Fair, except for July 4. To view the concert line up, watch for updates – Concerts.

This summer, your general Fair admission will get you a free bleacher seat for concerts*. You can also purchase a reserved seat to sit close to the stage and guarantee your spot. Guests may also enjoy the concert from the Michelob Ultra Concert Lawn outside the Lucky Amphitheater from the Jumbotron Screen. 

*Free bleacher seats are first come first serve.

Yes, there will be ADA accessible seating available in the Amphitheater. Purchase ahead and select the ADA seating option in the respective section you wish to sit and follow the prompts at checkout. You may also watch the concert for free with Fair admission on the day of, while supplies last.

Yes, Movies return to the concert lawn every night at 6pm. For the full schedule, visit here.

The parking attendants can accomodate accessible parking requests, just ask the attendant upon entering. Note, parking rates apply.

No, our Fireworks Shows, now combined with a Drone Show, held on June 16 and June 30. There will also be a nightly Drone Show (NO SHOW on July 4 when the Fair closes at 8pm). 

Yes, for a list of our special events, visit our schedule here.

Yes, we will have several promotional days and deals this year, click here to learn more.

Yes, Live Horse Racing returns to the Pleasanton Race Track this summer for another great season of horse racing. For more information on horse racing, click – Horse Racing.

Yes, to sign up or register for the competitions, click – Compete.

Please reach out to Judy Fatland at the Viking Agency, she can be reached by email at [email protected].

To apply to be a food or commercial vendor for the Fair visit – Food Application.

Please visit our Fair Employment page for job listings and to apply for a seasonal Fair position – Jobs.

To apply to be a Volunteer, please visit our Volunteers pageVolunteer.

Yes, Scootaround will be on site again this year at the gates. Pricing and information provided by Scootaround.

Yes, hand stamps are available at each gate as well as concerts for in and out privileges. Parking lots do not allow re-entry. 

Larkspur and Marriot are offering a special rate for Fair guests, click here for details.