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Free Admission & $1 Rides: Foster Kids Clothing Drive Day | 2018 Alameda County Fair

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission when you donate one clothing item

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


2018 Alameda County Fair | June 15-July 8

The 2018 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 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. There will also be fireworks display every night except on the 4th of July.

2018 Alameda County Fair 
June 15-July 8 (closed June 18-19, 25-26, & July 2-3)
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton
Tickets are $12 pre-sale (through June 15) / $15 gate for adults
Parking is $10 ($8 in advance)

2018 Special Discount Days (most end at 5 pm) 

  • June 15 – $1 Admission & $1 RidesUntil 5 pm (Opening Day)
  • June 17 – Father’s Day Free Day – Dads are free until 5 pm
  • June 20 – Foster Kids Clothing Drive & $1 Rides. Bring 1 clothing item for free admission to the fair until 5 pm
  • June 21, 28 & July 5 – “Kids FREE Thursdays” & $2 Bites of the Fair. Kids 12 and under free plus there’s $2 samples of fair food favorites – Until 5 pm
  • June 22, 29 & July 6 – “Boomer Fridays” – 62 and better receive free admission until 5 pm
  • June 27 – Feed the Need Food Drive & $1 Rides. Donate 4 non-perishables and receive free admission – Until 5 pm
  • July 4 – First Responder’s Day. Free admission with valid ID – Until 3 pm
  • Military Appreciation DayEveryday, military members receive one free admission with valid Military ID. Veterans are free with proof of service.

Big O Tires Presents 2018 Concert Series:
All concerts are included with your admission ticket

  • June 15 – Blue Öyster Cult
  • June 16 – Sean Kingston
  • June 17 – En Vogue
  •  June 20 – Clay Walker
  • June 21 – 38 Special
  • June 22 – Smash Mouth
  • June 23 – The Boys of Summer
  • June 24 – Sir Mix-A-Lot
  •  June 27 – Morris Day & The Time
  • June 28 – Con Funk Shun
  • June 29 – Queen Nation
  • June 30 – The Tubes
  • July 1 – Purple Reign
  • July 5 – LeAnn Rimes
  • July 6 – Journey Revisited
  • July 7 – Super Diamond
  • July 8 – WAR

Get into the Alameda County Fair for free when you donate one clothing item at the fair.

All carnival rides will be $1 until 5 pm.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Free admission when you donate one clothing item
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Charity & Volunteering, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Live Music
Address: 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA
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