Saturday, April 15, 2023
10-5 pm

Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA





Thank you to everyone who attended and helped to make our 2023 event a huge success!  We will post event photos here in the coming weeks.

What is the Tri-Valley Innovation Fair?

The Tri-Valley Innovation Fair is a fun and amazing event that connects everyone to the excitement of science, engineering, and technology.  70 exhibitors will showcase the region’s diverse accomplishments and rich learning opportunities.  Meet people who make innovation happen in local companies, schools, and community organizations.  Interactive hands-on activities will be featured indoors and outside. Special performances were also scheduled throughout the day.  Click here to see details and photos from last year’s event.

Who should attend?

Everyone is welcome! You are invited to be inspired as you explore the innovations that help us thrive in today’s world. Activities are geared for children ages 5 and up, teens, and adults. There will be something for everyone.

What to know before you go

Admission to the Tri-Valley Innovation Fair is free for all attendees.  The event is open to the public from 10-5 pm and participating in all the exhibit activities will take at least 2 hours.  Register to receive event updates and help us better plan for your participation.

Location & Parking

The Tri-Valley Innovation Fair takes place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California.  All exhibits and activities take place in the Court of Four Seasons (Buildings O, P, Q, R).  Visit the Fairgrounds’ website for driving directions and public transportation options.  Use the Gate 12 entrance, then follow the event signs.  Parking is $15 per vehicle charged by the Fairgrounds and can be purchased on-site or in advanced on their website.  Families with EBT cards receive free parking if they show the card at the parking lot.


Food trucks will be onsite to provide food and beverages for purchase.  Please note the safety guidelines below.


This event will follow all Alameda County health guidelines for vaccines and masking at the time of the event. Additional safety guidelines for the Alameda County Fairgrounds include: 

  • Pets are not permitted, except for certified service animals
  • No cooking equipment, hard shell coolers, can or glass containers, and large umbrellas
  • No alcohol, illegal drugs or narcotics, cannabis products, smoking, and weapons of any kind
  • No bikes, skateboards, scooters, and drones
  • Visit the Fairground’s FAQ for a complete list of permitted items


Contact us at


AAUW-Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin • Alameda County Fairgrounds and Event Center • Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair • Alameda County Vector Control Services District • Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) • AmadorUAVs • Axis Community Health • Bay Area Air Quality Management District • Berkeley RadWatch • Boy Scouts • Buzzkill Labs • CEMEX • Chabot Space and Science Center • Chevron Corporation  • Community Education at Las Positas College • Create It! Factory • East Bay Regional Park District • Foothill High School Computer Science Club • FTC 13356 RoboForce  • GILLIG • GravitechX • Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group • La Familia • Las Positas College – Dream Center • Las Positas College – Drone Technology • Las Positas College – Engineering Technology • Las Positas College – Music Department • Las Positas College – Physics & Astronomy • Las Positas College – Veterans First Program • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory • LingoAce • Livermore Area Recreation and Park District • Livermore Flying Electrons • Livermore Lithophiles • Livermore Valley Arts • Mobile Climate Science Labs • Monarch Tractor • NASA Ames Research Center • New York Life Foundation • Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council • Quest Science Center – AI Art • Quest Science Center – Engineering Explorations • Quest Science Center – Livermore Youth Climate Summit • Rising C-Suites  • Robot Garden • ROV Tour • Sandia National Laboratories • SF Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) • Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley • System Overload Robotics FRC Team 6059 • The Clorox Company • The Pedrozzi Foundation • theCoderSchool Pleasanton  • Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. • Tri-Valley Air Quality Climate Alliance • Tri-Valley Stargazers Astronomy Club • UC Alameda 4-H • United States Patent and Trademark Office • University of California 4-H Youth Development Program • Vispark – Spark Math • Voyager 6+ • Wente Family Vineyards  • YoungWonks • ZEISS • Zone 7 Water Agency


Inspire Level $10,000+


Cultivate Level $5,000+



Curiosity Level $2,500+

Supporting Level $1000+


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The Tri-Valley Innovation Fair is completely supported by local organizations, volunteers, and sponsors.  Help us bring this phenomenal event to our community! 

Companies, community organizations,
and schools are all invited!

Adults and teens are welcome!

Additional sponsorships are available!