February Events

Night to Shine

Date: 02/02/2017 - 02/10/2017
Presented By: Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation
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T-Rex Planet

Date: 02/11/2017 - 02/12/2017
Time: Sat. 10am - 9pm; Sun. 10am - 7pm
Presented By: T-Rex Planet
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Cost: Adults $20; Child (ages 1-12) $25
Parking: $10
Discount: Seniors $3 off ticket price for senior citizens at Box Office Military $3 off ticket price per military ID at Box Office
Contact email: TRexPlanet@icloud.com
Contact phone: 313 719 7199

Beginning Feb 11th - T-REX PLANET will land at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA. There will be a range of fun and engaging activities designed to appeal to and engage all members of the family. This event simulates what it would be like to experience the Jurassic, Triassic, and Cretaceous periods first hand. 'Tracey' (a young T-Rex) greets guests @ 12pm, 3pm, and 6pm, and can be found walking and playing around the exhibit during those times. The main exhibit features life size ultra-realistic animatronic dinosaurs; over 40 life like dinosaurs in all with the rides and the skeletons. Children can look at these creatures, learn about them and even ride a few. It features realistic scenes, enormous dinosaurs, cute baby dinosaurs, a Dinosaur band, and lots of fun activities for children of all ages. There's even a fossil dig where young paleontologist can dig up ancient bones, a 'Dino Bounce' area with dinosaur theme inflatable bounce houses, and much more!


GPAA Gold & Treasure Show

Date: 02/11/2017 - 02/12/2017
Time: Sat. 10am - 5pm, Sun. 10am - 4pm
Presented By: Gold Prospectors Association of America
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Cost: Adults $10.00, Child 12 & Under Free, Military Free With Valid Gov. ID
Discount: $5.00 Pre Sale
Contact email: sservetter@goldprospectors.org
Contact phone: (951) 699-4749

Today, there is actually more gold to find than the old-timers found way back in the 1800's gold rush era. Gold prospecting and treasure hunting has become a very popular and family oriented hobby. At these shows there is something for just about everyone to do in their search for that elusive gold and treasure.

Fun for the Whole Family

Whether young, old, or somewhere in the middle, the excitement of unearthing your first spec of gold is something that you're not soon to forget. The Gold and Treasure expos are great opportunities to experience that level of excitement first hand. Spread out amongst the vendors are panning troughs for both kids and adults where you can learn skills and techniques used by the best in the business to uncover a healthy amount of gold.

Thousands of Dollars in Prizes

Metal detectors, pans, sluice boxes, you name it! Each day, thousands of dollars in door prizes are given away. All you have to do is show up and you could be leaving with a brand new piece of top of the line prospecting equipment. It really is that easy!

Learn * Explore * Shop

Rub elbows with some of the best prospectors in the business and learn key prospecting techniques as they host seminars throughout the day. Browse the show floor and get your hands on the latest and greatest in prospecting equipment. With dozens of vendors and hundreds of items, you're sure to find something you'll want to take into the field with you.


Daily seminars include topics such as:
Prospecting Techniques
Metal Detecting
Fine Gold Recovery
Gold Expeditions
Much More

All seminars are included with your admission to the Gold and Treasure Expo. There is no better place to learn new prospecting skills from some of the most respected miners in the business.

Learn how to pan for gold!

If you've been thinking that panning for gold seems like an exciting new hobby - then this is the place to start! Not only are you right about how fun it is, but local chapter members set up areas specifically to teach newcomers how to pan for gold. This is an especially exciting opportunity for your children to learn too! At the Gold & Treasure Shows, you'll also be able to pick up accessories and meet good people who are happy to show you local spots to dig for gold.


Alameda County Spring Home & Garden Show

Date: 02/17/2017 - 02/19/2017
Time: Fri, 12pm - 6pm; Sat, 10am - 6pm; Sun, 10am - 5pm
Presented By: Capital Showcase
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Cost: Adults $6 Child 12 and under free
Parking: $10
Discount: $3 admission coupons available in various newspapers and on-line at capital showcase.com
Contact email: kari@capitalshowcase.com
Contact phone: 855-331-5999

Come to the 31st annual Spring Home & Garden show at the Alameda County Fairgrounds and turn your house into the home of your dreams.
This is the largest home and garden show in the tri-valley.

See what's new and exciting in home improvements, with hundreds of exhibits featuring custom kitchens & baths, doors & windows, heating & air, sunrooms & floors,
pools & spas, and more!!!. Whether building, remodeling or simply redecorating, the Home & Garden show is the place to be. Come enjoy the day and shop,
compare and save!


Antique Show

Date: 02/19/2017 - 02/19/2017
Time: 8am - 3pm
Presented By:
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Cost: Admission and parking $10 per car (full)

Join us for our monthly show, Antiques, Etc. at The Fairgrounds, every 3rd Sunday of the month.
Highlights for Antiques, Etc:
Up to 400 Dealers
All items 20 yrs or older
Service Dogs allowed.

The Fly Fishing Show

Date: 02/24/2017 - 02/26/2017
Time: Fri 10am - 6:00pm; Sat 9am - 5:30pm; Sun 9am - 4:30pm
Presented By: The Fly Fishing Show
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Cost: Adults $15, 2 day pass $25, 3 day pass $35; Child under 5 free, under 12 $2;Military $10 with ID
Parking: $10
Discount: Active Military with ID - $10 Scouts under 16 in Uniform - Free
Contact email: info@flyfishingshow.com
Contact phone: 814 443-3638

This is the largest Fly Fishing Show in Pleasanton in many years … every inch of exhibit space is packed full including an expanded outside exhibit area! Everything a Bay Area fly-fisher could want is available at the show. There are two casting ponds for continuous demonstrations and plenty of room to test the newest rods. There are 'first time' celebrities along with our favorites.
Our Classes With the Experts schedule has been expanded along with free casting and tying tips at our Learning Center, sponsored by the IFFF.
Dave Blackburn will musically entertain the lunch time crowds as well as the happy hour prior to the International Fly Fishing Film Festival. This special event has become a popular show attraction and a great way to tie together a full weekend event. Advance tickets are available online.
Join friends and family for a great trip to the Fly Fishing Show for a day or the weekend and enjoy 10 Seminars, Demonstrations or Theater Presentations every hour of every day. See you at the Show! See you soon.
-Ben Furimsky and the Fly Fishing Show Family.


Alameda County Fair

4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, California 94566

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