Grab the kids and head to the Alameda fair

July 15, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
April Mitchell from the Alameda County Fair and Andie Delashmutt from Barn Tours introduce us to some animals you just have to see for yourself!

The Alameda County Fair runs through this Sunday, July 19. For information visit

Admission: Adults 13-61, Seniors 62+, Child 6-12, Child under 6: At the Gate: $10, $8,$6, Free

Fair Hours
Tues. - Thurs. 11am - 10pm
Fri. - Sun. 10am - 10pm

Carnival Hours
12pm - 'til closing
Carnival Rides Unlimited Ride Wristband $25 T - F $28 Sa & Su

General $8
VIP (pleasanton Ave) $20
VIP (Gate 8) $15

For information on Andrea Delashmutt and Barn Tours visit Barn Tours? is an internationally known company that provides agriculture education and literacy, through an entertaining manner.

Animals on the Show:

-- 2 piglets (15 days old) - Born in Turlock, CA
For more information on all types of pigs go to
For more information on pot bellied pigs go to

-- Pygmy goat (5 months old) - born and raised in Oregon by the Great American Petting Zoo.
For information go to the National Pygmy Goat Association at

-- 2 baby chicks (5 days old) - born at the Fair.
For more information go to

-- English lop rabbit (approximately 1 year) They are exhibited and judged at the fair. The oldest breed of domestic rabbit known -- dates back to 16th century.