Are pets allowed?

Alameda County Fairgrounds has a NO PET policy. However, working dogs and service animals are allowed with proper documentation and identification. For questions, please contact the Alameda County Fairgrounds.


What is happening on each day?

Saturday Festival: All Vendors & Activities, Gates open at 10am

Saturday Concert: Begins at 3pm

Sunday Festival: All Vendors & Activities, Gates open at 10am


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Senior Citizen (60+) ID checked at gate. No minimum age requirements.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Alameda County Fairgrounds Parking Fee is $10


What's the refund policy?

Tickets non-refundable

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Printed or electronic tickets are required at the time of entrance

The list of prohibited items has been expanded and will be posted on

Weapons of any kind including guns, knives, bats, clubs, or any item or sharp object that could be considered or used as a weapon
Illegal drugs, narcotics
Alcoholic beverages
Marijuana or cannabis products of any kind
Mace or Pepper Spray
Hard shell coolers, ice chests (made of plastic, metal, etc.)
Cans, glass, flasks, thermoses or any hard-sided containers
Large shade umbrellas (small umbrellas or parasols are fine)
Cooking equipment of any kind
Charcoal or flammable liquids
Loose food or food contained in large, catering-style pans, trays, bowls, etc.
Animals (registered service dogs only)
Scooters, bicycles, skateboards, roller skates


Any item deemed by management to be dangerous, inappropriate or disruptive to other guests
Permissible items per person include:

Pre-prepared or packaged food items (sandwiches, salads, etc., must be contained in a soft insulated or similar-type bag)
1 soft-sided insulated bag or cooler (16”x16”x8” or smaller only)
1 diaper bag
1 folding chair
1 blanket

Cigarette smoking is permitted in designated areas only (yellow smoking tents)