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Del Mar Fairgrounds California

Del Mar Fairgrounds

2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, California, 92014 | 858-755-1161
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Del Mar Fairgrounds Events: fair Rides, horse racing, concerts 

"Where the surf meets the turf, down at old Del Mar." From mid-June to Labor Day, the Del Mar Fairgrounds is abuzz with entertainment and heart-pumping activity. Enjoy thrilling rides and roller coasters, animal shows, museum-quality exhibits, and creative, fair-styled fried foods at the San Diego County Fair, the fourth largest fair in the country. The fairgrounds is also home to the historic Del Mar Racetrack, offering the finest horse racing on the west coast. Enjoy a cocktail and experience the rush and thrilling excitement of world-class thoroughbred horse racing. After a day on the tracks or under the tents, dance the night away in the summer breeze by attending a Del Mar Fairgrounds' concert. Between the San Diego County Fair, world-class thoroughbred horse racing, and its events and concerts, the Del Mar Fairgrounds is a trifecta of fun.


Prices - 

San Diego County Fair: Adults: $16, Children & Seniors: $9, Del Mar Racetrack: Varies

Hours - 

San Diego County Fair: 10 a.m.- Varies (Sat, Sun. and July 4), 11 a.m.- Varies (Weekdays), Del Mar Racetrack: Varies


  • Del Mar Racetrack
  • San Diego County Fair
  • Concerts


  • Fair rides & games
  • Animal shows
  • Surf Side Race Place
  • Petting zoo 
  • Exhibits 
  • Dining
  • Driving range
  • Car shows 
  • Horse racing
  • Miniature golf 
  • Equestrian center
  • Wine tastings


  • When is the opening day for the Fair?

    Setting-off the fairgrounds' seemingly non-stop summer activity, the San Diego County Fair opens on June 3rd at 4 p.m. The fair runs from opening day until Memorial Day. During these two weeks, the fair is closed each Monday (except July 4th) and the first two Tuesdays. 
  • What attractions and exhibits are at the fair?

    As the country's fourth largest fair, the San Diego County Fair has plenty of attractions, exhibits, and rides for days of fun and entertainment. Enjoy spectacular views from the Grand Ferris wheel or brave over 40 adrenaline-pumping rides. The fair also features a petting zoo, animal shows, ongoing car shows, wine tastings, art galleries, and more. For kids, Family Funville offers plenty of rides, activities, and events that are fun for the entire family. 

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