2024 Alameda County Fair

Horse racong track with six horses across with jockeys atop running right out of the gate. Plesanton in capital letters hangs above the release gates

2024 Alameda County Fair Live Horse Racing

June 14 – July 7, 2024

Free with Fair Admission

Grandstand Schedule

2024 Stakes Races:

Five stakes races this summer including the return of one of the largest payouts in Northern California, The Pleasanton Mile. For the complete list and schedule, click here.

Watch this summer’s stakes races for free with Fair Admission or upgrade to the Trackside Terrace, Sky Lounge or a Season Box Seat by Day! Reservations


OTB will be open Wednesday and Thursday at 9:45 am until last race (about 4:30pm), except on Thursday, July 4.

OTB moves to the live race track Friday – Sunday during Fair, including Thursday, July 4. 

Happening at the track:

Daily – Racing Seminar at 12:30PM on Race Days

June 14 – Fireworks & Drone Spectacular T-Shirt Giveaway! (while supplies last)

June 22 – Brew Fest

June 28 – Fireworks & Drone Spectacular

June 29 – Wine Fest

July 7 – The Mile Race and Golden State Racing T-Shirt Giveway! (while supplies last)

Daily – Drone Show 9:30PM (Except July 4)

To learn all the ways to watch live racing while dining, visit Racing Reservations.

For information on Seasonal Box Seats, click here.

To Sponsor a Race or to advertise at the track on the Jumbotron screen or in the Racing Program – click here.

Play the Win, Place, Show contest (enter at the Grandstand near the Paddock Bar).

Cash to wager notice: while most of the Fair takes debit and credit cards, Mutuel Tellers take CASH only. There are ATMs conveniently located in the Stella Artois Grandstand.