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July 4th

Tuesday, July 4th Family Day

Fair Hours

Noon - 8pm
Admission gates closes at 4pm
Parking closes at 3pm

Carnival Hours

1 pm - 8pm

Live Horse Racing

Post Time 1:45pm

Family Day

Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult age 21 and over

Spend July 4th with friends and family at the Alameda County Fair until 8pm. Enjoy fantastic Fair food, shopping, live Horse Racing, Carnival, games, live shows and displays, All American Pig Racing, FMX shows and more.

On July 4th the Fair will celebrate our First Responders with free General Admission until 3pm. 

Please Plan Ahead

  • The Fair Will be open with limited hours*
  • Parking lots CLOSE by 3pm; Admission Gates CLOSE by 4pm
  • No re-entry after 4pm
  • Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult age 21 and over
  • There will not be a Fireworks Show on July 4
  • There will not be a Drone Show on July 4
  • Picnics are no longer permitted on the Fairgrounds

July 4th Chaperone Policy

The following Chaperone Policy has been updated and will be effective July 4, 2023, or any other day necessary to ensure the safety and security of all guests, partners, and staff.  

  • Minors 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult chaperone 21 and over
  • Chaperones must present a valid government-issued photo identification with date of birth at entry
  • One (1) chaperone must accompany no more than five (5) guests 17 or younger per day
  • Each chaperone must accompany their party during entry, remain inside the park during their visit, and be available by phone throughout their stay
  • Guests who are ages 17 and younger found inside the Fair unaccompanied by a chaperone are subject to ejection without a refund

The safety and security of our guests is the number one priority of the Alameda County Fair.  We are committed to keeping the Alameda County Fair a place where families can come together to create memories that last a lifetime.

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