$5 for One Adult Admission to Alameda County Fair

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Jeet · 14 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed September 7, 2017
Great place to enjoy. Loved it Thanks you Groupon


Misdy C. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed August 11, 2017
We had a nice time. We go every year and a star off due to overpriced everything.


MARIA G. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed August 10, 2017
nice for the family, variety of events for everyone

What You'll Get

A county fair is the finest gathering of people, animals, thrills, and food since Roman soldiers would ride pumas down hills before eating them. Experience the Alameda County Fair with today's Groupon: for $5, you get one adult-admission ticket to the fun-filled fair (a $10 value), which is already open and runs through Sunday, July 11 (closed on Tuesdays), in Pleasanton.

The Alameda County Fair Association provides entertainment through daily horse races, live music concerts, food, kids' attractions, competitive exhibits, livestock awards, and more. Bring family, friends, and ribbon-worthy swine to enjoy activities like pig races, tractor races, dog races, food-eating races, and an anticlimactic petting-zoo race. This year's fair boasts an eclectic lineup of performers, such as the renowned Beatles cover band BeatleMajesty, Grand Funk Railroad, Lonestar, and War. The range of activities at the fastest-growing fair in America is so vast, it makes the great plains seem like the plain plains.

For those taking a day trip in the family buggy, general parking is $8 (up to $20 for the VIP parking lot). Carnival rides are bountiful, with unlimited-ride wristbands ($25–$28) available for those who are addicted to adrenaline and/or the wearing of wristbands. Whether you're in search of some good food and local entertainment or accidentally entered the first-born child into the best livestock contest, the Alameda County Fair is a raucous time for all ages and species.


More than 70 Yelpers give the Alameda County Fairgrounds an average of four stars, and some of the reviewers had this to say about the Alameda County Fair:

  • Best fireworks show I have seen in years, anywhere! Take a blanket and head to the area with all the animals and set up shop, stay till the end of the show. – Jessica O.
  • Highlights included the pig races, the good / bad karaoke in the late afternoon, the various animal exhibits, the good quality, inexpensive plants for sale, and the overpriced greasy fair food. – Rat-A-Tat R.
  • The Alameda County Fair is the BEST summertime event in the Bay Area. – Black K.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 12, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may purchase multiple as gifts. Good for any one-day pass 7/5–7/11. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Alameda County Fair

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