San Diego County Fair
Attractions & Exhibits  
Surfside Race Place

Surfside Race Place
and Bingo Del Mar


Surfside Race Place, located on the northeast corner of the Fairgrounds, is California’s largest and most luxurious off-track wagering facility. It features thoroughbred racing from major racetracks around the country and operates every day the Fair is open, except Mondays and Tuesdays.





Bingo During the San Diego County Fair, admission to Surfside is free with Fair admission. Just show your Fair hand stamp at the facility for admission.

Bingo Del Mar

Another year-round activity at Surfside is Bingo Del Mar. During the San Diego County Fair, Bingo will be played each night before the concert at the Heineken Grandstand Stage. Bingo will also be held at Surfside Race Place in the Sports Club on Monday nights at 7:00PM, except July 1.

Among the Fairtime attractions at Surfside are:

  • Daily car shows, featuring car clubs from throughout California. We'll have Mustangs, hot rods, Corvettes, T-Birds, woodies and lots more! These shows take place every day of the Fair, outside the Surfside Race Place facility.

  • Big stakes races from tracks around the U.S. each weekend during the Fair's run.

  • Night racing Australia, Los Alamitos, Cal Expo and more.

  • Sit-down dining and cocktails in a luxurious, smoke-free setting. The Saddle Club is open during the Fair:
    Thursdays through Sundays 11:30AM-3:00PM

Visit the Surfside website: SurfsideRacePlace.com
On the Surfside Race Place website you'll find the current track schedule, listings of upcoming major stakes races, and information on special events and promotions, Diamond Club membership, and even how to bet!

Visit the Bingo Del Mar website: BingoFunDelMar.com
On the Bingo Del Mar website you'll find the current schedule, information on special events and promotions, and Diamond Club membership perks.