San Diego County Fair

Concerts & Entertainment

From nationally known entertainers to animal and motorsports shows, the 2016 San Diego County Fair will be non-stop entertainment, from the time the gates open until late into the night. Most entertainment is included with Fair admission. Below is an overview of the various entertainment series.

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Toyota Summer
Concert Series

Held on the Heineken Grandstand Stage, the Toyota Summer Concert Series features nationally known entertainers.

Ford Dealers Paddock Concert Series
Ford Dealers logoSelect evenings of the Fair, the Ford Dealers Paddock Concert Series features nationally known artists and tribute bands performing in one of the Fair's most intimate settings.

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Coors Light Rock On Series
Every night of the Fair, the Coors Light Rock On Series late-night lineup features the best singers and bands in the Western United States and some of the best tribute bands in the country.

Del Mar Arena Shows
Daily, the Del Mar Arena features exciting animal and motor sports entertainment, such as horse and other animal shows, Monster Trucks, and much more.

Solid Gold Series
Every Thursday of the Fair, the Solid Gold Series brings to the San Diego County Fair the music of performers who first achieved fame during the 1960s and 1970s.

Gospel Festival
Saturday, June 25, the Gospel Festival features a full day of great gospel music on various stages, culminating in a headliner performance on the Heineken Grandstand Stage.

Friday Night Funnies
On Fridays, join us for great comedy and great comedians (for those 21 and older) in the Turf Club. Jason Love hosts each week.

Electronic Fridays
On Fridays, San Diego's top EDM DJs throw down their best sets to keep you dancing through the night. Hosted by San Diego's ENERGY 103.7.

Acoustic Friday
Ten hours of great acoustic music on the Ford Dealers Paddock Stage from some of the nation's top solo artists. Date to be announced.

Bluegrass Festival
A day of toe-tapping bluegrass performances and competitions, on the Ford Dealers Paddock Stage. Date to be announced.

ADA seating and ticket information


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