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Getting Here & Parking

Fairgrounds Information

All parking at the Fairgrounds is contactless again this Fair. Tickets must be purchased online, in advance or at the Gates. Download your ticket on your mobile device or print it to enter at the Parking Gate. Please plan ahead and avoid backups at the Gates, purchase parking in advance.

4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude 37.660127 | Longitude -121.885854 | 37° 39′ 36.4572” N 121° 53′ 9.0744” W

The Alameda County Fair is located off of the Bernal Ave Exit from the 680 Highway in Pleasanton, California.

Fair Map (see below)

There are three Admission Gates to the Fair for the public that offer car and bike parking:

Green Gate – Known as the “Main” entrance, the Green Gate is located right off of Valley Ave, cross street of Bernal Ave. Enter at Gate 8.

Red Gate – Red Gate is accessible from the Gate 12 entrance located about a 1/4 mile up on Valley Ave. from Bernal Ave. Enter at Gate 12.

Yellow Gate – Located at 4501 Pleasanton Ave. off Bernal Ave. Parking is limited. This is the location of:

  • Administration Offices
  • VIP Parking Lot (limited capacity)

*Subject to change

BART & Wheels

Bartable Logo

Take BART to the East Dublin/Pleasanton Station then catch the WHEELS Route 52 Fair Shuttle bus.  

Wheels Livermore Riders

Livermore residents can also leave their cars at home and catch the bus to go to the Fair. Livermore fairgoers can board any Route 10 bus along East Avenue and Railroad Avenue or board at the Wheels Transit Center located at 2500 Railroad Avenue in Downtown Livermore. Ample free parking is available on the third level at the Livermore Valley Center Parking Garage adjacent to the Transit Center. Riders will need to exit the bus at the corner of Peters Avenue and Rose Avenue and walk approximately four blocks to the Fair’s East Gate entrance on Pleasanton Avenue.

The Tri-Valley Program is another option to get to the Fair. LAVTA pays half the fare up to $5 for Uber & Lyft ride-shares that start and end in Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore. 

ACE Train

The Pleasanton ACE train station is directly across the street from the Yellow entrance Gate


Bike parking available at the Green, Red & Yellow Gates.


Drop off and Pick up are at the Pleasanton Avenue bus turn around by the Yellow Gate.

Parking Map