Explore Pleasanton

Welcome to Pleasanton

Pleasanton, a thriving community in the Tri-Valley Region of the Bay Area, Northern California, boasts a population of approximately 67,700. Known for its strong family-oriented atmosphere, Pleasanton takes pride in its abundance of parks, recreational facilities, and diverse programs that cater to residents of all ages. The city is also home to flourishing business parks and the popular Stoneridge Mall, a regional shopping hub.

The Pleasanton Unified School District holds a notable distinction as a National District of Character, with 12 out of its 14 schools receiving the California Distinguished School designation. The City and School District collaborate diligently to foster a Community of Character.

At the heart of Pleasanton lies its vibrant Downtown, serving as the backdrop for a myriad of festivals, street parties, parades, weekly summer concerts, a bustling Saturday farmer's market, and various special events that bring the community together. Downtown also stands out for its excellent dining and shopping options, making it a prominent destination in the Tri-Valley.

Pleasanton is also renowned for being the home of the Alameda County Fairgrounds, which hosts a wide range of statewide and regional events throughout the year, including the annual Alameda County Fair.

Things to do in Pleasanton


Alameda County Fairgrounds


McKays Beer Garden