Cattle drive makes its way through Pleasanton

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A cattle drive made its way through Pleasanton Friday to help start the Alameda County Fair. (KGO-TV)

A real live cattle drive is making its way right down Main Street in Pleasanton. It's the first time the Alameda County Fair has brought a cattle drive through the city's downtown. It includes about 60 riders and 150 steers.

All part of the fair's opening day festivities, which starts today and goes through July 9. The theme is Western Weekend, highlighting Pleasanton's colorful wild west heritage.

Fair Hours
11am - 11pm
Days Close: June 19, 20, 26, 27

Carnival Hours
Wed - Thurs: Noon - Closing
Fri - Sun: 11am - Closing
July 3 & 4: 11am - Closing

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
4th of July - 9:30pm - Budweiser Grandstand

Tickets are available online and at locations throughout the East Bay.

Our own Dan Ashley was riding in the drive, check out his behind the scenes look:

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