Tuesday: $2 admission until 5 p.m., True 2 Crue performs at 8 p.m. in the Safeway Amphitheater.
Wednesday: Ashanti performs at 8 p.m. in the Safeway Amphitheater.
Thursday: Seniors FREE Thursdays (62+) until 5 p.m., America performs at 8 p.m. in the Safeway Amphitheater.
Friday: Kids FREE Fridays (12 and under) until 5 p.m., 4th of July fireworks
Horse Racing: Thursday through Sunday, July 3-6
Follow Dennis Miller's daily racing picks on Patch by clicking here.
Big O Tires Concert Series: 8 p.m. nightly, followed by fireworks & tribute video at 9:45 p.m. in the Safeway Amphitheater
7/1 – True 2 Crue (Motley Crue tribute / classic rock)
7/2 – Ashanti (contemporary R&B)
7/3 – America (folk rock)
7/4 – Blues Festival (multiple performers / blues) (1pm – 9pm)
7/5 – Building 429 (contemporary Christian)
7/6 - Night Ranger (classic rock)
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In addition to popular past favorites like Pig Races, Pony Rides, Storyville, and more...
The Fair has added some exciting new attractions everyone can enjoy for less than the cost of a movie ticket:
THE ALLEY CATS – New!
If you love “a cappella”, the fun, high-energy ALLEY CATS show might just be right up your alley! These cool cats get around, too, from TV appearances to opening for Jay Leno in Las Vegas -- so catch them here while you can!
Hypnotist - New!
America’s funniest Hypnotist James Kellogg, Jr. explores the subconscious minds of normal people with hilarious results. Volunteers from the audience are always the stars of this fun, good-natured show and you never know what will happen next.
Roberto the Magnificent – New!
Get ready for Roberto’s “Crazy Comedy Stunt Show!” Kids and grownups
alike will enjoy this action-packed, cirque-style show that features fun stuff like riding a super-tall unicycle and juggling sharp objects.
“Arctic Olympic Games” Dive Show – New!
Playful “penguins” put on a rollicking show about training for the “Arctic Olympic Games.” Behind all the antics, however, are professional divers performing breathtaking stunts such as an 80’ high dive and a dive through fire.
FMX - Freestyle Motocross
Get revved up for some extreme excitement! Keith Sayer’s FMX is an all-in-one show featuring world-class stunt riders on Street Bikes, Quads, BMX, Snowmobiles and Motorcycles. FMX is a thrilling, high-octane show.
Kids Park Shows:
Capt’n Jack Spareribs
Capt’n Jack may look a lot like the other famous pirate, but that’s just the
beginning! This Jack entertains with a talking monkey, hilarious magic,
outrageous juggling, fantastic illusions, and fun audience participation. He even has his own pirate ship!
Let’s Pretend Pirate Show – New!
Kids dress up like pirates and put on their own swashbuckling adventure
Jest in Time Circus
Get a kick out of physical comedy with this hilariously wacky show
featuring juggling, dog tricks, dueling toilet paper blowers, flying pizzas –
you name it! People from all over the world, of all ages enjoy the Jest in
ZIP IT – New!Fly over the Fairgrounds with this super fun, mobile zip line!
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ZOOM – New! Bounce, bump and roll from inside your own giant ball!
Farm fun for kids! New and improved baby animals “Barnyard”, kids pedal
tractor pull, pig races, Great American Petting Zoo, Sudsy’s Barn and more!
Kids Park Attractions:
Brad’s World Reptiles – New!
This new attraction offers close encounters with rare and unusual reptiles,
amphibians and other exotics. Kids will love the chance to experience these
cool creatures in a fun, safe and educational setting.
Plus, Kids Park favorites including Storytime Theater, Family Fun Stage, Super Science Puzzlemania, pony rides, facepainting, kiddy carnival rides and more.
2014 Alameda County Fair Information
Dates: June 18 – July 6 (Open Tuesday – Sunday)
Hours: 11am-11pm daily
Find out about new food and fair attractions by watching this video.
- Adults (13-61) $10
- Seniors (62+) $8
- Kids (6-12) $8
- Children under 6 – FREE
- $2 Tuesdays: July 1, $2 admission until 5pm
- Seniors FREE Thursdays (62+) – July 3 until 5pm
- Kids FREE Fridays (12 and under) – July 4 until 5pm
- Military Appreciation, FREE Fair admission with valid Military ID - Daily
2014 Alameda County Fair articles on Patch:
- 4th of July Fair fireworks: How to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Pleasanton
- Cardinali's 'Spaghetti Ice Cream' Named Grand Champion of County Fair Food Competition
- This Week at the Alameda County Fair
- Alameda County Fair Kicks Off Exciting First Weekend of Horse Racing with Oak Tree Partners
- Alameda County Fair Takes Fair Food to Next Level with First Annual 'SNACKDOWN' Competition
- Alameda County Fair Promotes Education with Free Tickets for Elementary School Students