On the Infield: Family Funville
Things to Do!
The San Diego County Fair has a special place for family fun — Family Funville (formerly called The Infield). The emphasis here is on kids and activities the whole family will enjoy.
Most activities in this area are open all day until 9:00PM; exceptions are noted.
Family Funville has so much to see and do that we need two pages to explain it all. This page has information on entertainment, contests and the Kids Zone ride area; click for information on Family Funville exhibits, the new Farm at Family Funville, and the San Diego Pavilion.
Family Funville Things To Do
Kids Zone — (formerly known as Kiddieland) features more than 40 rides sized just for toddlers and young children. Find out more on the Rides & Games page. Kids Zone opens at noon (11:00AM Saturdays, Sundays and July 4), and closes at 10:00PM (11:00PM Fridays and Saturdays).
Creative Youth and Best of K-6 Schools — These twin exhibits feature projects and creations of school students (grades K-6) and individual children and teens. Among the attractions in the Creative Youth Exhibit are One-Day Contests for kids in art, crafts and cooking. New contests include: Decorated Baseball Cap, Art from Game Pieces, Healthy Trail Mix, Miniature Flower Arrangements, and Plush Animal Dress Up.
Creative Youth also has fun kids' activities every day, such as storytelling with the authors of children's books, hands-on crafts, presentations by local museums and much more.
Get the full list of activities in Creative Youth [PDF]
Albertsons Funville Stage — This stage has great entertainment all day long by community groups performing a variety of dances and martial arts, singers and more.
Fab Fun Stage — Fun and funny shows happen all day, every day on this stage. Each lasts 30 minutes. Come see:
Calamity Jo's Safety Show, 11:30AM
Calamity Jo's Magic Show, 1:30PM and 4:00PM
Godfrey the Magician, Noon, 2:30PM and 4:30PM
Pollywood Bird Show, 2:00PM and 7:00PM
The Wild West Turkey Stampede — Four half-hour shows daily at noon, 3:30PM, 5:30PM and 8:30PM. The Wild West Turkey Stampede is a fun and educational show that will make you laugh as lots of turkeys tear around a pint-sized arena trying to catch Big Red, a remote control trick truck towing turkey treats. Don't miss this industry award-winning show and Fair fan hit!
Family Fun Contests — Contests every day where you and your family can make great memories and win a blue ribbon. Contests include Sack Races at 12:30PM, Three-Legged Races at 2:00PM, Horseshoe Toss at 3:00PM, Three O'Clock Fun (at 3:00PM, of course), and Fair Theme Contests at 3:30PM. See the One-Day Contests page for more information.
Contests at The New Farm at Family Funville — Families also will have fun entering the contests at The Farm. Daily contests you can enter on the spot include Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest, Worm Races and Corn Husking Contest.
If you are a master vegetable grower, pick your best and enter one of our produce contests. Some of these require pre-registration; others do not.
Homegrown Zucchini Contest
Homegrown Zucchini Entry Form [PDF]
Bring your best homegrown zucchini and this contest form on July 5 to The New Farm at Family Funville between 10:00AM and noon.