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Upcoming Events

May 17-18, 2022 | West Coast Buildings & Facilities Management Trade Show & Conference

The trade show features over 150 companies displaying products and services necessary for the operation, management, maintenance and renovation of buildings and facilities throughout the West Coast. Attend the educational conference featuring 24 individual one-hour talks covering a wide range of topics including: LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction and Renovation Planning.

Admission:
FREE to qualified professionals

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Tuesday, May 17: 9am – 3pm
Wednesday, May 18: 9am – 2pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

To learn more, please visit www.wcbfm.net.

May 21, 2022 | Preakness Stakes

2022 Preakness Stakes at Pleasanton OTB

WATCH & WAGER AT PLEASANTON OFF-TRACK BETTING

Hours: 8:00am to 11:00pm

Subject to Change.

To learn more about the Preakness Stakes – visit https://www.preakness.com/

May 22, 2022 | Eid Bash

Eid Bash aims to serve as a unique catalyst for cultural osmosis and bring positive change within the communities. Each year the Eid festival raises funds in support of various social issues faced by the diverse communities. Specific causes that are actively supported include orphans, education centers for girls in Afghanistan, serving hunger, homelessness, and empowerment of women in Afghanistan. The mission of Eid Bash has been to help our communities better integrate with each other and unify for the greater purpose of the common good. Through a dazzling array of events around music and comedy, artists, audiences, social activists, and investors will be on the same page to celebrate.

Admission:

Advance Price:
Adults: $15
Seniors: $10
Children 12 and under: FREE

Door Price:
Adults: $25
Seniors: $10

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Sunday, May 22: 11am – 9pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

To learn more, please visit WWW.EIDBASH.COM

May 27 - 29, 2022 | 626 Night Market

626 NIGHT MARKET RETURNS FOR ITS 10TH SEASON OF TRANSCENDING TRADITION! The iconic Californian festival features 200+ local food, merchandise, crafts, arts vendors, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages. Come celebrate a decade-long tradition of Taste and Togetherness with us!

Admission: $5-10

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Friday, May 27: 3pm – 11pm
Saturday, May 28: 1pm – 11pm
Sunday, May 29: 1pm – 11pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

To learn more, please visit 626nightmarket.com/tickets-bay-area.

Most vendors accept cash only and ATMs are available.
Vendor applications are still open! Apply today: 626nightmarket.com/vendor-inquiry
Subject to change.

June 4 & 5, 2022 | Goodguys 27th Summer Get-Together

Goodguys is celebrating 27 years of the Summer Get-Together and it’s going to be jam-packed weekend filled with cool cars, cool people, and good times! This monumental two-day spectacle isn’t your typical gathering—we proudly welcome over 2,500 American made or powered hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, and trucks of all years. This Get-Together features an Indoor Muscle Car display featuring Mopar Madness and the ever popular Behind Bars, Inc. Custom Bicycle Exhibit! As well as over 100 vendor exhibits, Goodguys AutoCross timed racing featuring the “Muscle Car” Shootout, Burnout Competition, Nitro Thunderfest Vintage Dragster Exhibition, FREE Kids Zone, Model Car Show, Swap Meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral, Live Entertainment— and so much more! Join us Sunday to congratulate the weekend’s winners. For complete details and to register your vehicle or purchase tickets, visit Goodguys Summer Get-Together (good-guys.com).

*Featured attractions subject to change. Please check our website for the most up-to-date information.

Admission:
Adults: $25
Children 7-12: $10
Children 6 and under: FREE

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Saturday, June 4: 8am – 5pm
Sunday, June 5: 8am – 4pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

To learn more, please visit Goodguys Summer Get-Together (good-guys.com).

June 11, 2022 | Belmont Stakes

2022 Belmont Stakes at Pleasanton OTB

WATCH & WAGER AT PLEASANTON OFF-TRACK BETTING

Hours: 8:45am to 11:00pm

Subject to Change

More information coming soon.

To learn more about the Belmont Stakes – visit https://www.belmontstakes.com/

June 17 - July 10, 2022 | 2022 Alameda County Fair

Live horse racing returns to the 2022 Alameda County Fair this summer! Watch & wager every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus Monday, July 4.

June 17-19 & 24-26
July 1-4 & 8-10

FREE with Fair admission.

 

Save with a Season Pass. Visit the 2022 Fair website for more information.

August 26 - 28, 2022 | Goodguys 35th West Coast Nationals

Goodguys’ longest running national event, the “Crown Jewel”, is the one and only RaceDeck West Coast Nationals.

This weekend is the perfect blend of old school traditions and new school trends, with over 3,000 of America’s finest 1997 & older hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics.

Featuring over 300 Vendor Exhibits, an extensive Swap Meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral, Burnout Contest, Goodguys AutoCross timed racing featuring the FiTech EFI “West Coast” Shootout, Nitro Thunderfest Vintage Dragster Exhibition, Pinstripers Brush Bash, Goodgals Gallery, Live Entertainment, FREE Kids Zone, Vintage Train Exhibition, Model Car Show— and so much more!

Bring out your late models in celebration of America’s car culture for our Meguiar’s All American Sunday celebration on August 28th featuring an All American Sunday AutoCross Shootout. Gather around for the crowning of the one and only prestigious 2022 Goodguys BASF America’s Most Beautiful Award and the Top 10 Builder’s Choice Awards, selected by Dominator Street Rods!

For complete details and to register your vehicle or purchase tickets, visit 35th RaceDeck West Coast Nationals (good-guys.com).

*Featured attractions subject to change. Please check our website for the most up-to-date information.

Admission:
Adults: $25
Children 7-12: $10
Children 6 and under: FREE

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Friday, August 26: 8am – 5pm
Saturday, August 27: 8am – 5pm
Sunday, August 28: 8am – 3pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

To learn more, please visit 35th RaceDeck West Coast Nationals (good-guys.com)

September 3 - 4, 2022 | 156th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

California’s largest and longest-running Scottish Festival returns to the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Labor Day Weekend. Join us as we celebrate the very best of Scottish culture, competitions, cuisine and entertainment at the 156th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games in Pleasanton.

Admission:
Adults: $30
Youths, aged 12-17: $15
Children 11 and under: FREE
Seniors: $15
Serving Military: FREE
Discount for two-day tickets available

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Saturday, September 3: 8am – 6pm
Sunday, September 4: 8am – 6pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566
To learn more, please visit www.TheScottishGames.com.

September 10 & 11, 2022 | TinyFest California

TinyFest California is a weekend festival celebrating tiny living! Come tour a variety of tiny houses, including tiny houses on wheels, van & school bus conversions, shipping container homes, ADUs/ backyard cottages, and more! Gain insight and information from speaker presentations and panel discussions. Meet the builders and people who are living tiny every day. Explore the Marketplace. Enjoy live music and good food! Experience tiny living at TinyFest!!

Admission:
Adults: $15-25
Senior: $15-25
Children: FREE

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
September 10, 2022 – 10AM to 6PM
September 11, 2022 – 10AM to 5PM

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

 

To learn more, please visit www.TinyFest.events

September 17 - 18, 2022 | California Soul-Food Cookout and Festival

The California Soul-Food Cookout and Festival Inc. presents a two-day, old-fashioned cookout event, combined with some of the most incredible soul food and music for the ears.
Come on out and enjoy two full days of fun, food, and laughter, including some of the hottest R&B Legends on Saturday and a Gospel Explosion Extravaganza on Sunday with some of the hottest Gospel entertainers.
Enjoy food trucks with many tasty foods, dessert trucks, jewelry, books, T-shirts, souvenirs, hats, and more!

Admission:
Adults: $45
Children: $30

Parking – Credit Card Only:
Parking is $15

Hours:
Saturday, September 17: 3pm – 11pm
Sunday, September 18: 3pm – 11pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Event Passes, click here
Parking Passes, click here 

To learn more, please visit www.Calisoulfoodfest2022.com.

November 12 & 13, 2022 | Goodguys 32nd Autumn Get-Together

Goodguys’ final Bay Area event of the season is here.

Join in the Veteran’s Day Weekend celebration with special promotions and festivities honoring those who serve and have served in all branches of the military— all weekend long!

Explore over 2,500 American made or powered hot rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, and trucks, of all years, makes, and models.

Don’t miss:

    • Vette’s for Vets parade
      Swap Meet
    • Cars 4 Sale Corral
    • Special Indoor Truck Display
    • Custom Bicycle display
    • Over 100 Commercial and Vendor Exhibits
    • Live Entertainment
    • Model Car Show
    • FREE Kids Zone
    • Vintage Train Exhibition
    • Burnout competition
    • Nitro Thunderfest Vintage Dragster

Exhibition

  • Vintage Campers
  • AutoCross timed racing featuring the Kicker “Fall” Shootout
  • Saturday’s Demolition Derby presented by Hayward Firefighters 1909
  • and so much more!

*Featured attractions subject to change. Please check our website for the most up-to-date information.

Admission:
Adults: $25
Children 7-12: $10
Children 6 and under: FREE

Parking: $15 – Credit Card Only

Hours:
Saturday, November 12: 8am – 4pm
Sunday, November 13: 8am – 4pm

Location:
Enter Gate 8 or 12 off Valley Avenue
Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA 94566

To learn more, please visit Goodguys Autumn Get-Together

Ongoing Events

Tuesdays & Saturdays | Blue Devil Bingo

Indoor Bingo Gold Tuesday & Saturday Strip Night at Pleasanton OTB!

Buy in: $45

2 Packs of 10 Strips paying $1,000 each

$20 Specials Pack is extra

Purchase all Buy-Ins, Flash and Specials inside the hall with cash or major debit card.

Doors open at 5pm. Games start at 6:30pm.

Pleasanton Golf Center | Driving Range and 9-hole golf course

Pleasanton Golf Course welcomes players of all ages and abilities. Whether you are just teeing it up for the first time or working to win your club championship, we have the course,equipment and practice facilities to help you reach your goals. And the Pleasanton Golf Course is located near Pleasanton’s charming downtown, just a few minutes from Interstate 680.
 

Driving Range (Valley Avenue) – (925) 484-4005

Pleasanton Golf Course (at the Fairgrounds) – (925) 462-4653

May, 2022

Featured Event

The Alameda County Fair returns this Summer for nineteen days of all your Fair favorite fun. Experience the Fair like never before with new events, new rides and new Fair food experiences. We are bringing back a full line-up of concerts and live horse racing along with so many of your Fair favorites.

We can’t wait to have you back and see you on the Road To Summer.

COVID-19 Safety Information

The health and safety of our guests and staff is of the utmost importance and continues to be at the forefront during our events.  We actively monitor and following State and County guidelines pertaining to COVID-19. To see the current COVID-19 regulations, please visit –

  https://covid-19.acgov.org/index

*Subject to change.

Welcome

Home to the Alameda County Fair, the Alameda County Fairgrounds is a lush 270-acre event center conveniently located in Pleasanton, CA. The Fairgrounds is host to more than 300 public and private events annually.  A true year-round event facility.

Our sprawling grass areas, large & small buildings and extensive parking areas have attracted events from all reaches of the globe, entertaining friends and families from the Bay Area, Alameda County and beyond.

We hope you enjoy your next visit to the Alameda County Fairgrounds and if you’re considering a place for your next event, we’d love to connect with you.

Sincerely,

The Alameda County Fairgrounds Team

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