San Diego County Fair

Seniors' Day

Every day of the Fair has events, contests, exhibits and entertainment designed to appeal to older Fairgoers. But on Thursdays, we have even more fun for this group!

Discount admission for ages 62 and older

Those aged 62 and older are admitted to the Fair for $9 — not just on Thursdays, but every day! (Regular adult admission is $16.)

Solid Gold Series

This series features many of the great entertainers whose timeless hits first became popular during the 1960s and 1970s. Solid Gold shows start at 1:00PM on Thursdays; see the Solid Gold Series page for location and more information. No reserved seating.


The Fair has lots of fun contests. Some offer free admission when you bring your entry.


Our amazing exhibits showcase the many talents of Southern California crafters, collectors, bakers, photographers, gardeners and artists. Many exhibits have daily demonstrations that help you to be a better photographer, artist, gardener, etc.
More information on exhibits