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Say Hello to Summer at the Alameda County Fair
Fri. Jun 15, 2018 - Sun. Jul 8, 2018$8 - $15
PLEASANTON – Say hello to summer as the Alameda County Fair 2018 season continues with fun for all ages!
Adults can partake in the Sip, Savor & Wager Wine Festival on Saturday, June 30. More than 25 of the area’s top wineries will be pouring their best reds, whites & pinks for your enjoyment. The Craft Cocktail Festival on Saturday, July 7 will feature high-quality cocktails shaken and stirred by local bartenders. Both events will run from 2-5pm in the Race Track’s infield where you can also bet on world-class horse racing and play games!
The Action Sports Arena is always a great destination to get your heart pumping and adrenaline flowing. Don’t miss the gravity-defying Monster Trucks or the brutal carnage at the Demolition Derby. The Keith Sayers FMX Show and K9 Kings Flying Dog Show are two daily attractions sure to entertain the whole family.
The Big O Tires Concert Series turns up the volume with an impressive lineup, including Blue Öyster Cult, En Vogue, Clay Walker, Smash Mouth, Sir Mix-A-Lot and LeAnn Rimes. New this year is All Reserved Seating, eliminating lines and ensuring you have a great view of the stage! All concert tickets include fair admission. Enjoy a nightly video and fireworks show at 9:30pm after every concert.
The Cattle Drive will make a thunderous return on opening day, June 15. Witness real cowboys and cowgirls in action as they make their way through downtown Pleasanton, guiding their mighty herd.
Kids will be thrilled by the action-packed Carnival Midway and its new Sky Ride. Adults can partake in the Craft Cocktail Festival, the Red, White & Brew Craft Beer Fest and the Sip, Savor & Wager Wine Festival. Fair favorites like live horse racing, Extreme Rodeo and Monster Trucks will also be back and better than ever!
The Fair is open Wednesdays through Sundays. Gate admission is $8-15. Children 5 and under are free. Show your Military ID for free admission.
The 2018 Big O Tires Concert Series:
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 and 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
Alameda County Fair
June 15 – July 8, 2018
(closed June 18, June 19, June 25, June 26, July 2, & July 3)
Gate admission is $8-15
For tickets and more information, visit AlamedaCountyFair.com