Author: Teresa Fahy (Teresa Fahy)

The Fairgrounds is Here for the Community
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The Fairgrounds is Here for the Community

The Alameda County Fairgrounds prides itself on serving the community and building connections in good times and in times of crisis. Whether we are building fun in the community with Drive-In Movies, Concerts or bringing Fair food to our guests or whether we are serving our community as an Emergency Center, hosting a Donation Drive,...

Cal Fire Activates Fairgrounds
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Cal Fire Activates Fairgrounds

Wild fire season at the tail end of each summer is not something anyone looks forward to. I have seen it devastate family homes and have several friends who lost their homes in the Camp Fire just two years ago. Each year I look for ways to help support the communities who suffer the losses...

Drive-In, Rock Out!
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Drive-In, Rock Out!

The start of summer normally means concerts, days at the beach and BBQs are on the calendar for many. This summer has felt a little different but the addition of physically distanced events has helped bring that summer feeling back to our lives. Everyone remembers that first concert-of-the-season feeling, and the Live On Stage, Drive-In...

Curveball Slider Truck Hits It Out Of The Park
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Curveball Slider Truck Hits It Out Of The Park

Over the weekend, I got to catch up with one of the Founders and masterminds behind Curveball Slider Truck – Justin. Curveball is one of the Gourmet Food Trucks that joins us at the Grab & Stay Food Trucks and features handmade sliders and chicken sandwiches. Justin and his business partner took the leap into...

Fair Food & Physical Distancing
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Fair Food & Physical Distancing

Socially distanced events seem to be the new normal for the coming months. The Alameda County Fairgrounds decided to take these strange times and turn them into opportunity – Food Trucks and Concession Stands featuring classic Fair food favorites! For several years I lived in a town that hosted a Food Truck Festival and loved...