Author: Tracy Rogers (Tracy Rogers)

Fab Fall Events Offer Great Holiday Gift Shopping
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Fab Fall Events Offer Great Holiday Gift Shopping

If you’ve never been to any of the great fall festivals or events at Alameda County Fairgrounds, I am here to let you in on what is also some of the best unique shopping in the East Bay! Besides the new Lantern Light Festival coming in November, we have fun events happening just about every...

Our Marketing Team Shopped the Fair
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Our Marketing Team Shopped the Fair

Who doesn’t love shopping at the Fair?! For all of us who work here, it’s definitely one of the things we look forward to every year. From fun clothes, jewelry & beauty products to crafts, spices, cookware and gadgets, the Fair offers great deals and tons of unique stuff you might not find anywhere else....

Check Out the Fair’s Brand New Sky Ride!
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Check Out the Fair’s Brand New Sky Ride!

Ok, I have to say, as a long time staff member, one of the things I am most excited about this year is the new SKY RIDE! We had heard that it was coming for about a year. But after months and months of not seeing anything, we all wondered if it was actually going...

Staffers’ Guide to Fair Food Classics.
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Staffers’ Guide to Fair Food Classics.

Some Fair foods are as iconic to the the Fair as blue ribbon and carnival rides. The Alameda County Fair team chimes in on the Fair “classics” and share’s the best spots to grab one your favorites as well as the best “classic” way to them. Corn Dog Definition: a frankfurter dipped in cornmeal batter,...

Staff tips for navigating the Fair like a pro!
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Staff tips for navigating the Fair like a pro!

Yay! The 2018 Fair is almost here! But between admission tickets, parking, rides, food, drinks, concerts and shopping, we all know a day at the Fair can add up to big bucks, fast. But have no fear, with a little pre-planning, there so many ways you can save money and do it for less if...