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We are Pleasanton, California, and we live life in a superlative way. Our tree-lined streets and avenues are filled with strollers, cyclists, and dog walkers, and our many trails and parks provide a place for families and children to recreate. We celebrate life with fun events in our charming downtown and family-friendly activities at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Come spend the day in Pleasanton for an experience far beyond the ordinary!




    Alameda County Fairgrounds presents an exceptional Annual Fair which celebrates the heritage and diversity of Alameda County, houses the oldest one-mile horse racing track in America and provides year-round events for all interests.

  • Alviso Adobe Park
    Alviso Adobe Park


    This unique site tells the story of California from its earliest human history. This fully interpretive park reveals the history of the Amador Valley and a rare glimpse of times past in Pleasanton’s history.  The dramatic overlook of the valley from here is not to be missed!

  • Amador Theater
    Amador Theater


    The Amador Theater has served as the City of Pleasanton’s principal performing arts facility for over 60 years.  The theater continues to host innumerable school plays, band concerts, lectures and assemblies, cultivating the essential for visual and performing arts in our community.



    If you’re a BMX rider, or would like to be, come out to the BMX Park!  The park serves all riding levels, from young beginners to seasoned veterans. There’s a track for beginners and young children as well as a mountain bike area and challenging jumps for more experienced riders.

  • Civic Arts
    Civic Arts


    Pleasanton offers a variety of performing, visual, and literary arts through its Civic Arts program.  Come experience a series of professional entertainment, our annual free Shakespeare in the Park, Movies in the Park, the popular Poetry, Prose & Arts Festival and poetry reading series.  Take a downtown guided art walk or peruse the numerous public art pieces around town, and engage in the many arts events for our youth.

  • Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center
    Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center


    The Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center (DBAC) is Pleasanton’s newly renovated premiere aquatic facility, featuring a 50-meter pool, shallow pool with slide, and 25-meter ‘L shaped’ lap pool with attached diving well. Pools are heated to a balmy 80 degrees, and open year-round. The center offers recreational swimming for all ages as well as Learn to Swim programs, water fitness classes, and summer time pool play time. The center is also home to several outstanding local swim clubs. The facility is also equipped with locker room and shower facilities.

  • Downtown Pleasanton
    Downtown Pleasanton


    Charming, historic downtown Pleasanton is an enjoyable place to meet friends for the afternoon in the heart of the city.  Downtown will greet you with unexpected finds and extraordinary treasures. The pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined streets offer a vibrant blend of parks and historic buildings, specialty shops and service businesses, fine and casual dining and coffee shops. Be sure to check the calendar for special events that celebrate the best of our community. No visit to Pleasanton is complete without being part of the downtown scene!

  • Golf Courses
    Golf Courses


    The moderate climate of Pleasanton and the surrounding Tri-Valley makes golfing a year-round activity.  Pleasanton is home to three golf courses including the award-winning municipal Callippe Golf Course, the Pleasanton Golf Center and a private golf course at Castlewood Country Club.

  • Museum on Main
    Museum on Main


    Located in the heart of historic Downtown Pleasanton, Museum on Main offers a permanent history exhibit, rotating exhibits, regularly scheduled lectures, family programming, walking tours, in-house school presentations, and themed events related to the Tri-Valley area’s rich history.  Be sure to check the Museum’s schedule for hours and special events.

  • Pleasanton Parks, Trails & Open Space
    Pleasanton Parks, Trails & Open Space


    Pleasanton is home to 42 community and neighborhood parks, approximately 24 miles of trails and over 800 acres of undeveloped open space.  You are sure to enjoy a pleasant walk, adventurous bike ride or an exciting day of sports at the many park and trail facilities in town.

  • Pleasanton Public Library
    Pleasanton Public Library


    The Pleasanton Public Library inspires, informs and enriches our community through its’ resources, programs and events.  Children, teen, and volunteer services are also available.

  • Pleasanton Tennis Center
    Pleasanton Tennis Center


    The Pleasanton Tennis Center offers adult classes ranging from skill development to cardio tennis as well as Corporate Friday lessons.  League play for doubles and singles challenge ladder are also offered. Courts are available on a reservation or drop-in basis for open play.

  • Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area
    Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area


    A haven for swimming, fishing, boating, picnicking and birdwatching can be found at Shadow Cliffs, only a mile from downtown Pleasanton on Stanley Boulevard.  Developed by the East Bay Regional Park District, the 266-acre park includes walking trails and an 80-acre lake with ample parking facilities and picnic grounds for visitors of all ages.