San Diego County Fair
Contests & Competitive Exhibits  

Paul Ecke, Jr. Flower & Garden Show

Flower Show

More than 5,000 beautiful, freshly cut blooms will be on display during the Fair, each blossom carefully cultivated by gardeners eager to win a blue ribbon. This exhibit also features professional interior design spaces and floral vignettes. Every three days, amateur and professional florists compete for the best floral arrangements, including the prestigious Floral Design Competition.

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Enter the Flower Show competition

You may enter this competition by online registration only. Please download and read the Competition Information (below) prior to starting the registration process.

Enter Online (link)

Deadline for online entry registration is May 1, 2015. All entries must be submitted online by 11:59PM (PST).

Competition information

PDF documents open in a separate (or pop-up) window.

PDF documents open in a separate window General Information
PDF documents open in a separate window Online Entry Instructions
PDF documents open in a separate window Local Rules
PDF documents open in a separate window State Rules

Thank you to our
2015 Flower
Show Donors

Andrus Chiropractic Group
Burtech Pipeline
Carmen Comer
Dos Gringos
The Dutch Flower
FloraMesa Wholesale Flower Market
The Foote Family
Fox Point Farms
Jerome's Furniture
KT Orchids and Tropical Wholesale
Mayesh Wholesale Florist, Inc.
MiraCosta College
Horticulture Dept.
Obra Verde Growers
The O'Leary Family
Olive Hill Greenhouse, Inc.
Ralph's Statuary
Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market
Shinoda Design Center
System Pavers
Tayama Greenhouse, Inc.
Twin Oaks Growers Int'l, Inc.

My Big Fair Wedding

If you're engaged or soon-to-be married, and would like to get married at the 2015 San Diego County Fair, watch this space for our online inquiry form coming soon! You might have the opportunity to be chosen as one of five lucky couples featured at this year's My Big Fair Wedding Day (event date will be announced soon). Each chosen couple receives a full, actual wedding ceremony along with all the trimmings.


If you would like to receive reminders on deadlines and other entry information, please sign-up for the Del Mar Fairgrounds mailing list.


Please contact the Exhibits Office at 858-792-4207 or email Someone is available to assist you Monday-Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM