Alameda County Fair: Deals + Free Days

Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair (June 17 – July 5, 2015), dubbed the “Fastest Growing Fair in America,” is a fun family event with plenty of entertainment, fireworks, daily horse races, Mutton Bustin’, concerts, food, competitive exhibits, livestock awards, and more.

First, we’ll list any and all deals we find below (and we usually find a few). Second, the fair offers several ways to save, including special free days for seniors, kids, military, plus they’re again running the $1 day, $2 Tuesdays, and the food drive discount to benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

WHAT: 2015 Alameda County Fair — Several ways to save (scroll down for freebies and deals offered directly by the fair organizers).

WHEN: June 17 – July 5, 2015. Closed Mondays.

WHERE: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA. 94566 (off of the Bernal Ave Exit from the 680 Highway).

DEALS & PROMOTIONS: Check back soon for 2015 updates.



DEAL: Alameda County Fair Single-Day Tickets 50% Off — $10 (reg. $20), admission for 2 people or 1 Parking Pass. NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

FAIR COUPONS: This year the Fair has posted a page of coupons to use at the County Fair.

FAIR PROMOS: The Alameda County Fair offers the following admission ticket promotions on their website. NOTE: Most of the following promos are available at the Gate only and are valid until 5pm.

Special Alameda County Fair Free Days

  • Best Seats” concert wristbands – FREE to first 300 in line daily from 2 – 3pm. (Nightly concerts at 8pm. Early entry starts 6:30pm. General admission entry starts at 7pm.)
  • $1 Day – $1 admission and $1 rides June 18, 2014.
  • $2 Tuesdays – Admission is just $2, June 24, July 1, 2014.
  • Seniors FREE Thursdays – June 19 & 26, July 3, 2014, for ages 62 and up (includes $1 Beer in Grandstands before second race).
  • Kids FREE Fridays — June 20 & 27, July 4, 2014. Kids 12 and under.
  • Feed The Need Food Drive and $1 Rides – June 25, 2014. Bring 4 non-perishable food items and get FREE Fair admission. All carnival rides are $1.
  • Military Appreciation Day -EVERYDAY. FREE Fair Admission with valid military I.D. Veterans FREE with proof of service.


  1. gisselle says

    So at the fair the wirst band cost 27, plus more money for admission? on free kids friday do the kids pay at all?

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