The 2012 County Fair runs from June 20 to July 8. People can save 33% on tickets purchased until June 19, being sold downtown at Berry Patch, Juice & Java Express, Round Table Pizza, Sincerely Yours Cards & Gifts, and Yolatea.
Festivities begin with the annual Pleasanton Parade downtown. They continue with $1 rides on the first day of the Fair, and a kissing contest on June 24 where couples must kiss for 100 consecutive seconds and then eat cotton candy placed between their mouths.
A new log ride, the White Water Flume, is being introduced to the Fair this summer, expected to be popular on hot days for those who don't mind a little splash.
Concerts this summer include, among others, Salt-N-Pepa on June 24; Jars of Clay, June 27; Hoobastank, July 6; and Kellie Pickler, July 8.
Fireworks shows will take place each Friday night during the Fair, starting around 9:30 p.m.
From horse races and baking contests, to Ferris wheels, fireworks and funnel cakes, Pleasanton residents are anticipating a great centennial celebration.