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Fair wrap-up: 79,882 corn dogs consumed

Original post made on Jul 13, 2010

The 2010 Alameda County Fair was a success, reports the fair association, with attendance at more than 418,000, an increase of 19 percent over 2008 although 3 percent down from last year's record-setting numbers.

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Posted by Frequent Fair-goer, a resident of Vineyard Avenue
on Jul 13, 2010 at 5:16 pm

This year's County Fair was one of the best in recent memory. The weather was outstanding, and my 11-year-old attended at least a half dozen times. Besides the horse racing, I really liked the "Muttin' Bustin'" competition ... what a fun attraction!! To be sure we spent a lot of cash at the fair, over $100 each time on rides, food, beer, etc. ... but it was well worth it!!!


Posted by Pat Gallagher, a resident of San Ramon
on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm

This year's fair really popped! The mix of merchants, entertainers and featured attractions made it so friendly, relaxing and fun. The best part for me was the Dog Spot place! To see those caring volunteers work with those dogs who had almost come to the end of their days was so heartwarming. The fair is to be commended for providing a venue for these furry little fellows to find new homes. Keep up the good work Alameda County!


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