San Diego County Fair
Concerts & Entertainment  

Concerts & Entertainment

From nationally known entertainers to animal and motorsports shows, the San Diego County Fair is non-stop entertainment, from the time the gates open until late into the night. Most entertainment is free with Fair admission. Below is an overview to the various concert series. Check back often for updated announcements for this Fair season.

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

Coors Light Rock On Series
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
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
The Solid Gold Series brings to the San Diego County Fair the music of performers who first achieved fame during the 1960s and 1970s.

Friday Night Funnies
Great comedians (for those 21-up) in appear in the Turf Club.

Gospel Festival
The Gospel Festival features a day of great gospel music.

Historical Chart of Grandstand Artists 1936-2013


ADA seating and ticket information


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