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First Responders Free Admission Day on the 4th of July | Alameda County Fair

Saturday, July 4, 2020 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*1 FREE Admission with Valid ID; Until 4 pm.

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


2020 Alameda County Fair | June 19 – July 12

The 2020 Alameda County Fair takes over their annual Pleasanton stomping grounds with carnival rides, horse racing, exhibits, animals, food, games, pig races, tons of kids activities, extreme rodeos and more.

Also catch a nightly concert TBA (free with your paid admission) at their 3,000 seat amphitheater, which you can also watch from the lawn on a jumbo-tron screen. There will also be fireworks every night except on the 4th of July.

2020 Alameda County Fair 
June 19-July 12, 2020
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton
Early Bird Tickets are $12 pre-sale (through June 13) / $15 gate for adults
Parking is $10 ($8 in advance)

Pre Fair Pricing:

  • Adult Admission (13-61) $12
  • Senior Admission (62+) $8
  • Child Admission (6-12) $8

2020 Special Discount Days (most end at 5 pm) 

  • June 19 – FriYAY Free AdmissionUntil 3 pm (Opening Day)
  • June 21 – Father’s Day Free Day – Dads are free until 5 pm
  • June 24 – Pet Food Drive & $1 Rides. Free admission with donation.
  • June 25, July 2 & 5 – Kids FREE Thursdays & $2 Fair Food Bites – Until 5 pm
  • June 19, 26, July 3 & 10 – Boomer FREE Fridays – Until 5 pm
  • July 1 – Feed the Need Food Drive & $1 Rides – Until 5 pm. Bring 4 non-perishables per person for FREE Admission
  • July 4 –First Responders FREE Gates close at 4 pm
  • July 8 – Foster Kids Back To School Drive & $1 Rides –  Until 5 pm

The county fair offers a free day for the First Responder’s Day on the 4th of July. 1 free admission with valid ID, until 4 pm.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: FREE*
*1 FREE Admission with Valid ID; Until 4 pm.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, 4th of July, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Live Music
Address: 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA

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