Pleasanton is a community of 68,755, situated in the Tri-Valley Region of the Bay Area in Northern California.
We’re pleased that you’ll be visiting Pleasanton, and know that you’ll find a lot to do during your stay. Our community offers many amenities, from recreational activities to the cultural arts to an array of shopping and dining experiences. And all of this is easily accessible and within minutes of the heart of Pleasanton - our historic downtown.
We are a family-oriented community and pride ourselves on our numerous parks, recreation facilities and programs. Pleasanton is also home to thriving business parks and the regional Stoneridge Mall.
The Pleasanton Unified School District has been named a National District of Character and 12 out of our 14 schools have received the California Distinguished School designation. Together, the City and School District are committed to building a Community of Character.
Our Downtown is the heart of our community -- the setting for festivals, street parties, parades, weekly summer concerts, Saturday farmer's market and other special events. Downtown also offers some of the finest dining and shopping in the Tri-Valley. Pleasanton is also home to the Alameda County Fairgrounds which hosts statewide and regional events, as well as the annual Alameda County Fair.
Economic Development Department
Pleasanton, the City of Planned Progress, is positioned well for business. It has a tradition of excellence that has distinguished Pleasanton as a community and has created a healthy environment for business to grow and prosper..
Pleasanton Business Directory
Search a directory containing listings of businesses possessing a Pleasanton business license.
Supporting the Pleasanton business community is one of our top priorities which means ensuring that the regional and local transportation networks are accessible so that goods, services and people can get from one point to another in a timely and efficient manner. Pleasanton is fortunate to be adjacent to major freeways, carpool lane networks and public transportation
Welcome to the City of Pleasanton Human Resources Department. Our goal is to attract and retain a highly talented and qualified City workforce. If you enjoy working in a challenging and innovative work environment and are motivated by providing excellent municipal services to a community with high standards, we sincerely welcome your interest in the City of Pleasanton.
Pleasanton hosts a number of arts activities and entertainment programs for all ages. The City offers a variety of performing, visual, and literary arts through its Civic Arts program. These include a presenting series of professional entertainment, our annual free Shakespeare in the Park, the popular Poetry, Prose & Arts Festival and poetry reading series, as well as public art pieces around town, and arts events for youth.
The Community Services Department offers a wide variety of arts classes each quarter. Classes cover areas such as ceramics, origami, dance, drawing, painting, music, and photography.
Groups such as Pleasanton Cultural Arts Council, Pleasanton Art League, and Pleasanton Community Concert Band also offer arts programs or activities around town.
The Pleasanton Downtown Association also coordinates a number of events with an art component, such as the Pleasanton Heritage Festival, Concerts in the Park, and First Wednesday Street Parties. The Museum on Main Street provides a link to past cultures of the area through guest lectures, exhibits and tours.
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