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County Fair breaks attendance records for second year

Original post made on Jul 12, 2012

More than 534,000 attendees visited the fair, an 18 percent increase from 2011, and is the largest recorded attendance in history, according to Fair organizers. In 2009, the Alameda County Fair was recognized as the fastest growing of more than 3,000 fairs in North America; its previous attendance record was 452,747 set in 2011.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 12, 2012, 7:50 AM

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Posted by Informed
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 12, 2012 at 2:10 pm

A big congrats to the people at our Fair. They should be proud of the positive reputation they continue to bring to our community. Way to go!

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Posted by Lisa
a resident of Mission Park
on Jul 13, 2012 at 4:02 pm

I love the fair and it's great that attendance increases every year. With increasing attendance, I would like to see two concert performances nightly brought back. I went to see "America". With only one performance scheduled, it was standing room only. Also, I recommend there be more than one wine concession booth going in the wine garden. I stood in line for 20 minutes for a glass of wine.

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