Come Together at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton

Come Together at the Alameda County Fair

PLEASANTON – The Alameda County Fair will return this fall with all of your favorites, including indulgent fair foods, a thrilling carnival experience, live concerts, shopping and more.

A family of four enjoying a day at the Alameda County Fair.

The Alameda County Fair returns with live music, carnival rides, tasty treats & more October 22 – 31, 2021, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Photo via Facebook.

Several stages of entertainment will feature a variety of acts, like the All Alaskan Racing Pigs and an exhilarating performance featuring death defying tricks by the FMX Frestyle Motocross team. Spend some time at the Wine Garden and enjoy the blues and soul music of Terry Hanck.

funnel cake

Funnel cake is just one of the tasty treats available at the Alameda County Fair, October 22 – 31, 2021 in Pleasanton. Photo via Facebook.

The Alameda County Fair Concert Series will feature headline performances by Kalimba The Spirit of Earth Wine & Fire, Night Ranger, Smash Mouth, and Journey Revisited, to name just a few. View the full concert schedule here.

state fair slide

Slide into the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, October 22 – 31, 2021. Photo via Facebook.

Thrill seekers will love the Carnival Midway, where they can the giant State Fair Slide, take a ride on the Wave Swinger, make a splash on the White Water Log Fume, or go head over heals in the Mega Flip!

In addition to all the shopping, dining and fun, this year’s fair will include special event days like the Blues Fest on October 23, Fiesta Hispana: Dia de Los Muertos Celebration on October 24, and the Rotary Spirit Run 5K or 10K Run/Walk on October 31. See the complete fair schedule of events at

Ticket Giveaway drawing was held on October 15. Congratulations to the two winners:  Jonathan from Danville and Sue from Livermore.

The Alameda County Fair

Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 31, 2021
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton

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