October Events

Pirates of Emerson

Date: 10/01/2017 - 10/31/2017
Time: see below
Presented By: POE Productions, LLC
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Cost: Adults 30.00, Group (20 or more) 26.00, VIP 60.00
Contact email: info@piratesofemerson.com
Contact phone: 925-426-7600

The Bay Areas Halloween Tradition
Live music
Misfortune Teller
Frightmares Sideshow
Nightly entertainment and more

Hours of Operation

Sept 30th-7:05pm-11pm

Oct 6 7:05pm-11pm

Oct 7 7:05pm-11pm

Oct 8 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 13 7:05pm-11pm

Oct 14 7:05pm-11pm

Oct 15 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 19 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 20 7:05pm-11pm

Oct 21 7:05pm-12pm

Oct 22 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 26 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 27 7:05pm-12pm

Oct 28 7:05pm-12pm

Oct 29 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 30 7:05pm-10pm

Oct 31 7:05pm-11pm


Pumpkin Patch

Date: 10/01/2017 - 10/31/2017
Time: Mon - Fri. 10am-9pm; Sat - Sun 9am-9pm
Presented By: Aurora Ventures
For More Information
Cost: Information Coming Soon
Contact email: wedewit@yahoo.com
Contact phone: 801-372-4952

Free Admission. Monday through Friday from 10am-9pm and Saturday/Sunday 9am-9pm

Horse Racing Returns this Fall

Date: 10/01/2017 - 10/01/2017
Time: 2:15PM Friday; 1:45PM Saturday, Sunday
Presented By:
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Cost: FREE Admission

Budweiser Grandstand Opens
Trackside Terrace Opens
1:00PM Friday
12:30PM Saturday, Sunday

Budweiser Grandstand Closes
7:30 PM


Mixology Craft Cocktail Festival

Date: 10/01/2017 - 10/01/2017
Time: POST 1:45 PM, Mixology 2:00-5:00PM
Presented By:
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Cost: Free Track Admission - Mixology See Below
Parking: $10

• Mixology Festival Craft Cocktails
Special pre-sale discount price through September 3: $25
Advance online sale price through Sept 22: $30
Ticket price at door: $40
Designated Driver: FREE

• Daily Racing Seminar 12 PM
• 95.7 The Game Fan Cave
Live Sporting Events on HD Screens
• Win, Place, Show Contest
• Late Pick 4
• .20 Gold Rush Pick 6
• .20 Gold Strike Pentafecta




Alameda Fall Home & Garden Show

Date: 10/06/2017 - 10/08/2017
Time: Fri. 12pm - 6pm; Sat. 10am - 6pm; Sun. 10am - 5pm
Presented By: Capital Showcase
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Cost: Adults $6 Child 12 and under free
Parking: $10
Discount: Coupon on website
Contact email: kari@capitalshowcase.com
Contact phone: 855-331-5999

Whether building, remodeling or simply redecorating, come to the 34th Annual Alameda County Fall Home and Garden Show!

The answers you're looking for are here! The ideas and inspiration you want, are waiting! This is the Largest Home & Garden Show held in the Tri-Valley area. You'll get lots of ideas at Hundreds of Exhibits featuring custom kitchens and baths, windows and doors, heating and air, sunrooms and floors, pools and spas, landscaping displays, and much, much, More! Find out how easy it is to go GREEN!

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FOG Diwali - Festival of Lights

Date: 10/07/2017 - 10/07/2017
Time: 11am - 11pm
Presented By: FIA
For More Information
Cost: Adults $5; Child $5; Seniors $5; Military $5
Parking: $10
Contact email: vidyas@fiaonline.org
Contact phone: 510 491-4867

Building on the record success of 25th FOG India Day celebrations, FOG invites you to celebrate the Unique Diwali function at the sprawling Alameda County Fair grounds. This year, we are making arrangements for tens of thousand visitors to the function. It will be a harmonious blend of Indian culture, religious rituals, best of the dance programs, show casing of Indian heritage and the best fireworks of bay area.
To reserve booths, sponsor the event, or participate

Contact :
Vidya Sethuraman at 510-491-4867
Parade: Deepak Chhabra 510 299 9771
Media: Ritu Maheshwari at 510-304-5619
Cultural program: Jyotsna Bendapudi at 408-800-5237



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Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale

Date: 10/14/2017 - 10/14/2017
Time: 9:30am - 3:30 pm
Presented By: Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale
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Cost: Adults $8; Child $8; under 12 $4; Seniors $8; Military $8
Parking: $10
Discount: Discount Coupon Available at www.dolls4all.com
Contact email: drake.dorothy@gmail.com
Contact phone: 775 737-1955

The event in Pleasanton is family friendly and a wonderfully fun day with treasures at every booth! This is a lighthearted show and sale for collectors, admirers and the just plain curious. The sales floor exhibitors are the finest in the West with a great selection of dolls, teddy bears, antique toys, miniatures, supplies, books and accessories from Antique to Modern. You’ll love what you find! Doll & teddy bear evaluation & repair advice are available with industry experts. John Port, world teddy bear expert will be available to appraise your teddy bears. Marshall Martin, as seen on Antique Roadshow, will be appraising dolls. Bring up to 2 of your mystery dolls or teddy bears for verbal appraisal.
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Rugged Maniac 5k Obstacle Course Race

Date: 10/14/2017 - 10/14/2017
Time: Start Time 9:00 am - End Time 5:00 pm
Presented By: Rugged Races LLC
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Cost: Adults $79 - $100; Military $69 - $90
Parking: $10
Contact email: info@ruggedraces.com

Rugged Maniac is returning to Alameda County Fairgrounds on October 14th with 25 epic obstacles, 3 muddy miles, and 1 awesome all-day party!

Here’s how it works: Register for the race and you’ll get a chance to run our 3-mile course where you’ll crawl through mud, rocket down a massive water slide, swing across water, jump over fire and more!

As if that weren’t awesome enough, before and after you run, you’ll get to party with thousands of other maniacs in our day-long festival where you can ride mechanical bulls, jump around in our adult bounce house, dance your butt off in the festival area, and enjoy lots of new friends, games, and activities!


Harvest Moon Classic

Date: 10/19/2017 - 10/22/2017
Time: Thurs 8am - 6pm; Fri. 8am - 7pm; Sat. 8am - 9pm; Sun. 8am - 7pm
Presented By: Del Valle & Skyline
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Cost: FREE
Parking: $10
Contact phone: 415-613-1284

The Harvest Moon Classic combines del valle dog club of Livermore and skyline dog fanciers of San Mateo county. It is the third largest show weekend in California. Our focus is on having specialty clubs hold designated specialties at our all breed shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday evening we sponsor a 'Best of the Specialties' competition after best in show.
There is a toy dog show on Thursday along with a saluki specialty and Rhodesian Ridgeback specialty. There is also an agility trial on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday are all breed shows with over 6,000 dogs competing over the three days. Over 35 breeds have specialties during these three days. There is also an obedience and rally trial Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We sponsor junior showmanship competition all three days and have a special best junior in cluster competition on Sunday. We also offer a 4-6 month puppy competition on Saturday. We offer the national owner handler series competiton on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Date: 10/27/2017 - 10/29/2017
Time: Fri. 10am - 5pm; Sat. 10am - 6pm; Sun. 10am - 5pm
Presented By: Harvest Festival
For More Information
Cost: Adults $9.00; Child $4.00; Seniors $7.00; Military $7.00
Parking: $10
Contact email: info@harvestfestival.com
Contact phone: 925-392-7300

Now in our 45th year, the Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show is known as one of the West Coast's premiere craft shows. See over 200 of the nation’s most talented artisans & shop thousands of American handmade arts & crafts. You will find beautiful wall art, sculptures, glasswork, metalwork, jewelry, clothing, specialty foods, photography, hand-turned wood, ceramics, and much more. The show also features demonstrating artists, live on-stage performance acts and bands, strolling entertainers, as well as a KidZone area with arts, crafts, and activities for the little ones throughout the event!! We have an end-of-year Grand Prize raffle; entries only available at the shows. Two (2) Daily 'Grab Bag' drawings for $50 in Harvey Bucks to be spent at the show; entry forms only available on our website! For more info, visit www.harvestfestival.com or call (925) 392-7300.


Alameda County Fair

4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, California 94566

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