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Top Tickets: June 15–21

Hot rods, fireworks, and family-friendly festivals are kicking off summer with a bang.

Courtesy of Alameda County Fair


Alameda County Fair
This Pleasanton fair is back and better than ever. Kicking off with its first-ever Opening Day Cattle Drive down Main Street, the fair will have its spectacular fireworks show on the Fourth of July. alamedacountyfair.com.



Firework Night
Head out to the ballgame, and then stay for the fireworks at the Oakland Coliseum. Watch the A’s take on the Yankees, then stick around after the game for a light show synchronized to music. mlb.com/athletics.







Danville Summerfest
Soak up summer on Hartz Avenue with live music, food and drink, and art. danvillesummerfest.com.





Father’s Day Car Show
Take Dad out for a day of hot rods, muscle cars, and classic autos at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville. Enjoy live music and a Father’s Day brunch (for an additional cost) at this 11th annual event. blackhawkmuseum.org.


Food and Drink

Walnut Creek Wine Walk
Stroll through downtown Walnut Creek businesses while sipping local wines and savoring bites from downtown restaurants—and maybe do a little shopping—at this year’s event. walnutcreekdowntown.com.

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