San Diego County Fair

The information in this section applies to the 2015 San Diego County Fair. Information on the 2016 Fair will be posted throughout the spring of 2016.


Rides, games, food,
animals, and more!

All the things you love about the San Diego County Fair — rides, animals, food and exhibits — are here.

Featured Attractions

Just a few of the many delightful attractions and entertainment featured at the Fair, every day or intermittently. More...


The San Diego County Fair just wouldn't be the same without animals. You can see animals on display, farm equipment, popular shows. More...

Rides and Games

It's just not the Fair without rides and games, and the San Diego County Fair has the best! More...

Food and Drink

One of the main reasons people visit the San Diego County Fair is not only for traditional "Fair fare," but also for upscale dining and food events. More...

School Programs

Whether you would like to enter an exhibit, apply for a scholarship, or participate in a school program, there are many ways for students, educators, and schools to be a part of the Fair! More...

Family Funville

Rides, games, contests, exhibits, entertainment — all with an emphasis on kids and activities the whole family will enjoy. So much is happening here that we need two pages to tell you all about it!
Family Funville Things to Do — entertainment, Kids Zone rides and games, contests
Family Funville Things to See — exhibits, The Farm at Family Funville, San Diego Pavilion

Surfside Race Place

Located on the northeast corner of the Fairgrounds, an off-track wagering facility that features thoroughbred racing from major racetracks around the country and operates every day the Fair is open, except Tuesdays. More...

Car Shows

Some of the coolest cars ever made — woodies, muscle cars and hot rods — will be displayed every day. More...