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2017 Alameda County Fair & Fireworks Show to Symphony Music | Pleasanton

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - All Day | Cost: $12*
*General adult tickets cost $12, senior/children $8 in advance, otherwise it's $15 adult and $10 for senior/children during the fair.

Alameda County Fair | 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA



2016 Alameda County Fair

The 2016 Alameda County Fair takes over their annual Pleasanton stomping grounds with carnival rides, horseracing, exhibits, animals, food, rides, games, pig races, tons of kids activities, Monster trucks, demolition derbies, extreme rodeos and more.

Also catch a nightly 8 pm concert (free with your paid admission) at their 3,000 seat amphitheater, which you can also watch from the lawn on a jumbo-tron screen.

2016 Alameda County Fair 
Tuesday-Sunday, June 15-July 4 (closed Mondays except for July 4th)
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton
Tickets are $10 pre-sale (through June 14) / $12 gate for adults
Parking is $10

New attractions for 2016:
• The Budweiser Clydesdales – June 15 -26
• K9 Kings, Flying Dog Show – June 28 – 30
• Chinese Acrobats of Hebei – daily
• Frank Thurston, Magician – daily
• The Mark & Dre Show, Comedy duo – daily
• Tangled Threads, Strolling stilt entertainers – daily

2016 Special Discount Days (most end at 5pm) 

  • Military Appreciation, Free Fair Admission With Valid Military Id – All Day, Everyday
  • Opening Day: June 15 — $1 Admission & $1 Rides, Until 5pm
  • Father’s Day Sunday, June 19 – Dads Get Free Admission Until Noon
  • $2 Tuesdays: June 21 & 28 — Enjoy $2 Admission And $2 Samples Of Select Fair Treats, Until 5 pm.
  • Seniors Free Thursdays (62+) – June 16, June 23, & June 30, Until 5pm.
  • Kids Free Fridays (12 And Under) – June 17, June 24, & July 1, Until 5pm
  • Feed The Need Food Drive & $1 Rides,  (Bring 4 Non-perishable Food Items And Receive Free Admission) – June 22, Until 5pm
  • Drop Zone Drive & $1 Rides: June 29 (Support Our Troops: Bring 2 Items From Donation List And Receive Free Admission) – Until 5pm

Big O Tires Presents 2016 Concert Series:
All concerts are included with your admission ticket
6/15 – Cinderella’s Tom Kiefer
6/16 – Tony! Toni! Tone!
6/17 – Queen Nation
6/18 – Con Funk Shun
6/19 – Eric Burdon & The Animals
6/21 – Paperback Writer – The Beatles Experience
6/22 – Joe Nichols
6/23 – Tower of Power
6/24 – Great White
6/25 – Smash Mouth
6/26 – LeAnn Rimes
6/28 – Journey Revisted
6/29 – BJ Thomas
6/30 – Kool & The Gang
7/1 – Expose
7/2 – The Guess Who
7/3 – Crystal Gayle
7/4 – Red, White & Blues Festival (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) – Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Independence Day Fireworks | 2016 Alameda County Fair

The 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular promises to live up to its name with non-stop, razzle-dazzle fireworks set to music performed by the Oakland East Bay Symphony and they will have a Salute to Hometown Heroes Video before fireworks.

Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 pm, with best viewing at the Budweiser Grandstand.

Please note, gates are closing on 4th of July at 6 pm. No new tickets will be sold after 6 pm. No re-entry after 6 pm even with handstamps. No new parking after 6 pm.


Links: Event details

Cost: $12*

*General adult tickets cost $12, senior/children $8 in advance, otherwise it's $15 adult and $10 for senior/children during the fair.

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Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, 4th of July, East Bay, Fairs & Festivals, Fireworks, Fun & Games, Kids & Families
Address: 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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