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Free Admission Day for Kids & $2 Bites of the Fair | Alameda County Fair

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Kids must be 12 and under.

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


2019 Alameda County Fair | June 14-July 7

The 2019 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 every night except on the 4th of July.

2019 Alameda County Fair 
June 14-July 7, 2019
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton
Tickets are $12 pre-sale (through June 13) / $15 gate for adults
Parking is $10 ($8 in advance)

2019 Special Discount Days (most end at 5 pm) 

  • June 14 – FriYAY Free AdmissionUntil 3 pm (Opening Day)
  • June 16 – Father’s Day Free Day – Dads are free until 5 pm
  • June 19 – Pet Food Drive & $1 Rides. Free admission with donation.
  • June 20 & 27 – “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 14, 21, 28 & July 5 – “Boomer Fridays” – 62 and better receive free admission until 5 pm
  • June 26 – Feed the Need Food Drive & $1 Rides. Donate 4 non-perishables and receive free admission – Until 5 pm
  • July 3 – Foster Kids Clothing Drive & $1 Rides. Donate 1 clothing item 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.

The county fair offers a Kids Free Day & $2 “Bites of the Fair” samples on selected Thursdays, until 5 pm.


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Cost: FREE*
*Kids must be 12 and under.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Live Music
Address: 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA

Thursday, June 20, 2019

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