Saturday, April 13, 2024
10-5 pm

Alameda County Fairgrounds
Pleasanton, CA

What is the Tri-Valley Innovation Fair?

The Tri-Valley Innovation Fair is a free one day event designed to connect everyone to the excitement of science, engineering, and technology.  80+ 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 are also scheduled throughout the day.  Admission is free.

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 at 2005 Valley Avenue, 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 with a credit card or in advance 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.

Lodging & Other Nearby Events

View local hotel rates and availability courtesy of Visit Tri-Valley.  Learn more about other local Tri-Valley events at The Vibe.


This event follows 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


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Inspire Level $10,000+



Cultivate Level $5,000+



Curiosity Level $2,500+




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