Friday October 8, 2010 at 7:00 AM 
Saturday October 9, 2010 at 6:00 PM 

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Alameda County Fairgrounds 
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Driving Directions 


Best Western Pleasanton Inn 
5375 Owens Court
Pleasanton, CA, USA 94588 

(925) 463-1300

Rate: $69.00

Ask for the Family History Expos Rate 


Courtyard by Marriott 
5059 Hopyard Road.
Pleasanton, CA, USA 94588 

(800) 228-9290 and ask for the California Family History Expo
Rate: $89.00



Hyatt Summerfield Suites 
4545 Chabot Drive
Pleasanton, CA, USA 94588 

(925) 730-0070
Rate: $79.00 1 bedroom / $129.00 2 bedrooms


Four Points by Sheraton Pleasanton 
5115 Hopyard Road
Pleasanton, CA, USA 94588 

(925) 460-8800
Rate: $79.00                                                       Complimentary Shuttle Service to the fairgrounds runs from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM 



R V Park:

The Fair Park RV
Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave 

Pleasanton, CA, USA 94566

(925) 426-7600



Fairgrounds Parking:

Parking at the Fairgrounds is $8.00 per day.
Family History Expos has worked out a deal

to park for $12 for both days with in and out prvileges.

Please mention this rate. It is still $8.00 for one day.





Holly Hansen 
Family History Expos, Inc. 


Directions for Guests Flying into Oakland International Airport:

 Once Arriving at OAK:

AirBART operates between OAK and the BART Coliseum/Oakland Airport station daily, approximately every 10 minutes, until midnight. Service begins at 5:00AM, Monday through Saturday, and at 8:00AM on Sundays and holidays. There is a single shuttle stop for both terminals, conveniently located between Terminal 1 and 2 at OAK's third curbside.

 Once Arriving at BART:

Take the Dublin/Pleasanton bound train to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station. Once arriving at the station, guests can call the hotel directly to arrange for a taxi pick up or complimentary shuttle pick up during hours of operation.  

Directions for Guests Flying into San Francisco International Airport:

 Once Arriving at SFO:

The BART station at SFO is located in the International Terminal. It's a short walk from United Airlines in Terminal 3 and a slightly longer walk from Terminal 1. You can also take the free AirTrain from both terminals directly to the BART station. Just follow the signs to AirTrain and board the Red Line train. When you arrive, take the escalator down to the departures level and walk straight ahead to the BART station. Terminals 1, 2 & 3 are approximately a one to three-minute AirTrain ride to the BART station.

 Once Arriving at BART:

Take the Pittsburg/Bay Point Bound Train to the Balboa Park Station and transfer to the Dublin/Pleasanton bound train. Once arriving at the Dublin/Pleasanton station, guests can call the hotels directly to arrange for a taxi pick up or complimentary shuttle pick up during hours of operation.

From BART to the Fairgrounds:

The BART Station is about 15 minutes away from Fairgrounds.  Wheels bus stops at the corner of Peters and Rose Avenue and it is a 3 minute walk to the Fairgrounds. (About one block) The bus does not have a bus that will drop you directly in front of the Fairgrounds.  It is a 1 minute walk from the Yellow Gate entrance on Pleasanton Ave., (walk from Wheels bus stop) to the buildings of our event.  Attendees may choose to walk from downtown to the Fairgrounds (locals) or park on the street side on Pleasanton Ave. and enter through the Yellow Gate.

For bus schedules follow this link www.Wheelsbus.com

Airport Limo Service from OAK, SFO and SJC

Black Tie Transportation

Pleasanton, CA 94588

(800) 445-0444

$99 from OAK/$119 from SFO and SJC


California Family History Expo 

October 8-9, 2010

Please see blue sidebar to the left for event location and lodging information.


Come join us for 2 days of Genealogy! Learn about all aspects of researching your family history from our expert speakers.  Try out the latest in genealogical tools in our Exhibit Hall. Whether you are new to tracing your family tree or are a professional genealogist, spend time with us learning the tech to trace your roots!

Early Registration is $65.00.

At the Door Registration is $75.00.

One Day Registration is $40.00

Attend just a few classes for $12.00/ a class


To Register for the Friday Night Event with The Genealogy Gems Podcast Click Here

All Registrations are Final/No Refunds are Given.
Register Now! 

Sign up to attend the Expo! 

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CD Syllabus (Class handouts) is included with your registration at no extra cost.
Pre-order your print copy (300+ pages) for only $25.00 by clicking here


You can help us spread the good news to others interested in attending this Expo. Simply print the California Family History Flyer and Registration Cards for your local library, society, or friend (post on the corner store bulletin board or other convenient location).

 To View the California Family History Expo Friday Night Event Flyer Click Here

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To View the California Family History Expo Registration Card Click Here

To View the California Family History Expo Agenda Click Here

To View the California Family History Expo Program Click Here

To View the California Family History Expo Syllabus Click Here

To View a List of Bloggers Click Here

To View a List of Speaker's Biographies Click Here

To View the California Family History Expo Facility Map Click Here


Thanks, and we can’t wait to see you all there!

Register Now!Sign up to attend the Expo!

(Exhibitor information below)


Supported By






Local Sponsors

California Ancestors



Major Sponsors

Roots Magic




Ages Online


Basic Sponsors

Generation Maps


Criminal Research Press


Flip Pal


To become a sponsor please contact Family History Expos by emailing sponsors@fhexpos.com or by calling 801-829-3295. We look forward to promoting your company!



See who is exhibiting at the California Family History Expo!
Scroll down to see current Exhibitors listed below.

We invite companies related to genealogy, family history, historical preservation, scrapbooking, heritage, and fun stuff for genealogists to exhibit at this Expo!  Booth space is a low $195.00 for each 10 x 10 booth space you desire.

Call Family History Expos for more information, we can be reached at 801-829-3295.

California Expo Exhibit Hall
Registered Exhibitors Include:


AGES-Online - Booth#'s34, 35, 36 & 37 ( Major Sponsor)

Ancestral Quest - Booth#'s 1 and 2

Ancestry.com - Booth#'s 26 & 45 (Show Sponsor)

Ask-The-Pros - Booth#39

Beacon of Bloggers - Booth#66

California Genealogical Society - Booth#57 (Local Sponsor)

California Societies - Booth#56

Criminal Research Press - Booth#58

Demos and other fun stuff - Booth#'s 30, 31, 40 &41

DMT Publishing - Booth#49

Easy Family HIstory - Booth#59

Echo Road - Booth# 22

Family History Expos - Booth #'s 67, 68 & 69 (Show Sponsor)

Family Roots Publishing - Booth#'s 15, 16 & 17

Family Roots Travel - Booth# 32

FamilySearch - Booth#'s 23, 24, 25, 46, 47, & 48 (Show Sponsor)

Flip Pal - Booth# 50 (Basic Sponsor)

Footnote.com -  Booth#'s 12 & 13

Genealogy Gems Podcast - Booth# 21

Genealogical Institute - Booth#38

Generation Maps - Booth# 53 (Basic Sponsor)

Heritage Collector - Booth# 55

Heritage Makers - Booth#29

Inherited Health - Booth# 43

Legacy Family Tree - Booth#'s 60 & 61 (Major Sponsor)

Limited Edition Publishing - Booth#'s 10 & 11

Mayflower Society - Booth# 54

PhotoTree - Booth#18

Prize Drawing - Booth# 70

Richardson Design - Booth#14

RootsMagic - Booth#'s 19, 20, 51, & 52 (Major Sponsor)

Southern California Genealogical Society - Booth#'s 27 & 28

Stories to Tell - Booth#44

Visit My Past - Booth# 33

Companies supporting this Expo through advertising dollars include:

My Heritage


Exhibitors click here to purchase and register your booth space today!

Register Now! 

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Be sure to contact us if you have any questions!

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