• Gem Faire
    08/04/2017 - 08/06/2017

  • 2017 Northern California Yearling Sale
    08/15/2017 - 08/15/2017

  • Professional Boxing Bay Area Titans III Battle For The Golden State
    08/19/2017 - 08/19/2017

  • Goodguys 31st West Coast Nationals
    08/25/2017 - 08/28/2017

  • Scottish Games
    09/01/2017 - 09/02/2017

  • Bay Area Pet Fair
    09/16/2017 - 09/17/2017


Fall Horse Racing Returns This Fall

Sept 21 - 24 * Sept 29 - Oct 1

Welcome to Alameda County Fairgrounds, the East Bay’s Premier Event Center and home to the Alameda County Fair since 1912.

Conveniently located near freeways and BART, the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton hosts more than 300 commercial and private events each year, from trade shows and festivals to company parties, group picnics and weddings.

Check the events calendar regularly for information on popular annual events such as the Scottish Games, Pirates of Emerson and Rugged Maniac, Goodguys car shows, Home & Garden shows and much more.

There’s always something happening at Alameda County Fairgrounds!

Commercial & Private Events

Alameda County Fairgrounds offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor venues year-round for every type and size of event.


Romance is always in the air at the beautiful, historic Fairgrounds! The park-like setting and affordable, full-service venues offer endless possibilities for your special day.



The Fairgrounds offers a variety of picnic areas for group rentals, year-round. Choose the perfect one for your next company or group event.



Whether your event is big or small, private or public, formal or casual, Spectra Food Service offers expert service tailored to your needs.