San Diego County Fair

Check this page later this spring to find out when more of your favorite Arena shows will be coming to the Fair in 2016!


Del Mar Arena Shows

Each year, the Del Mar Arena features exciting animal and motor sports entertainment, such as horse and other animal shows, Monster Trucks, and much more. These shows are included with Fair admission unless otherwise noted.

Note: Shows subject to change; please check back closer to the opening of the Fair.

Asian Festival logo Asian Festival
JUNE 12, Time TBA

This cultural festival, back for the second year, will bring the best of Asian and Pacific Island culture to the Fair. It features music, dance and martial arts performances, as well as fashion and community-based organizations representing China, Philippines, India, Korea, Japan, Polynesia, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Find out more about the Asian Festival.

Best Dance Crew photo Best Dance Crew
JUNE 12, Time TBA

Professional and amateur dance groups of five or more compete for cash prizes and trophies. Each group is judged on its technical skills, showmanship, creativity, rhythm and costume. Find out more about this performance contest.

Beer Festival photo San Diego International Beer Festival
JUNE 17-19

Five sessions, 400 beers, one glass. What's not to like? Beer lovers can sample award-winning craft brews from around the world at any of five sessions. For complete details and festival ticket prices, see the SDIBF website.


ADA seating area is available at this venue. Please ask an Ambassador (in blue coats) to direct you. For special needs or concerns, please contact Amy Billburg at or 858-792-4217.

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