Photos: Drive-thru dinosaur adventure brings extinct beasts back to life

PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A young passenger views a Tyrannosaurus from the sunroof during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Ariana Lockman, of Dublin, looks from outside the sunroof at a 40-foot Tyrannosaurus rex as her father Hafiz and brother Ayan view the dinosaur from inside the vehicle during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A car drives past the Herrerasaurus display during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets, purchased online at the Dinosaur Adventure website, are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Mahesh Mahadevan, of Fremont, drives his family past a Tyrannosaurus during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A car drives past an Ankylosaurus on display during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets, purchased online at the Dinosaur Adventure website, are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A young passenger views a Tyrannosaurus rex from outside the top of a sunroof during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A car drives past an Ankylosaurus on display during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets, purchased online at the Dinosaur Adventure website, are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A young passenger views the Dilophosaurus display during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru employee holds a baby dinosaur puppet while driving a kart through the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

  • PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Cars drive past a 40-foot Tyrannosaurus rex during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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    The Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru, held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The 30-45 minutes drive has vehicles traveling a one-way route through the fairgrounds as dinosaurs like tyrannosaurus, triceratops, diplodocus and velociraptor move and roar.

    The event, held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., continues until Dec. 17. Tickets must be purchased online, are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to eight people. A limited number of “any time” tickets also are available. Click here for more information.

    PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A young passenger views a Tyrannosaurus from the sunroof during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

    PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Ariana Lockman, of Dublin, looks from outside the sunroof at a 40-foot Tyrannosaurus rex as her father Hafiz and brother Ayan view the dinosaur from inside the vehicle during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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    PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: A car drives past the Herrerasaurus display during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets, purchased online at the Dinosaur Adventure website, are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

    PLEASANTON, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Mahesh Mahadevan, of Fremont, drives his family past a Tyrannosaurus during the Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Dinosaur Adventure features 80 life-sized dinosaurs with an accompanying audio tour. The event, held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., continues until December 17. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. A limited number of “any time” tickets are also available. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News …read more

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