PICNIC AREAS

FACILITIES
Alameda County Fairgrounds offers seven different picnic areas available for rent throughout the year. The sites are ideal for company/organization picnics, family reunions, birthdays and other special occasions. Many groups return year after year.

The picnic areas vary in size, location and features. Whether your event is small or large, there’s an ideal spot to fit your group’s needs and budget.

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

FEATURES

  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included
  • On-site food and beverage service available
  • Competitive rates
  • Restrooms
  • Ample parking
  • Additional Lawn space available at some sites

 


IVY GLEN

Location: Pleasanton Avenue side, near Yellow Gate entrance

Capacity: 600
Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

 

FEATURES

  • Large, tree-shaded picnic area
  • Paved ground with grassy side areas
  • Serving shack with sink and storage area
  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included

 

 


 

BERNAL GREENS

Location: Bernal Avenue side
Capacity:

  • 1000
  • 2000 w/use of surrounding lawn areas
    Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars Here

FEATURES

  • Large, tree-shaded picnic area
  • Paved ground with surrounding lawn areas
  • Serving shack with sink and storage area
  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included

 

 



COMMERCE COURT

Location: Next to Hall of Commerce building
Capacity: 200
Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

 

 

FEATURES

  • Charming patio area within a park-like setting
  • Adjacent lawn area
  • Great for casual and more upscale gatherings
  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included

 

 


HERITAGE PLAZA

Location: Heritage House near the center of the Fairgrounds
Capacity: 100
Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

 

FEATURES

  • Heritage House backyard picnic area
  • Charming patio and lawn area
  • Ideal for smaller groups, casual or upscale
  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included

 

 



COUNTRY PLAZA

Location: Valley Avenue side, near Red Gate Entrance
Capacity: 400
Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

 

 

FEATURES

  • Covered, paved patio with surrounding lawn areas
  • Large dining area
  • Ideal for theme events
  • Close to parking
  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included

 



BRIDLE PATH

Location: Valley Avenue side, near Red Gate Entrance (across from Country Plaza)
Capacity: 75
Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

 

FEATURES

  • Private, enclosed area - great for families with kids
  • Nice area with shade trees, lawn and flower beds
  • Ideal for smaller groups
  • Close to parking
  • Barbecue pits
  • Picnic tables included

 

 


SHADY GROVE

Location: Pleasanton Avenue side, adjacent to Bernal Greens
Capacity: 75
Deposit: 50% of rental fee

The Fairgrounds offers a full selection of additional outdoor event rental items including serving tables, risers, ice tubs and portable bars. Here

 

 

FEATURES

  • Nice, shaded lawn area
  • Ideal for small to medium sized groups
  • New barbecue pit
  • Picnic tables included

 

 

 


ADDITIONAL RENTAL ITEMS AVAILABLE

  • Serving tables
  • Chairs
  • Tents / Canopies
  • Portable Bar
  • Ice tubs
  • Benches
  • Risers
  • Stage
  • Podium
  • Sound System (2 speakers & wireless mic)
  • Bleachers
  • Turnstiles
  • Barricades
  • Ticket booths