San Diego County Fair
Contests & Competitive Exhibits  

Welcome to Competitive Exhibits

Competitive Exhibits have been a tradition at fairs as long as fairs have existed. Explore the San Diego County Fair's award-winning competitive exhibitions of creative work, livestock, floriculture and more! Exhibits are free with Fair admission. In addition to world-class displays of work, exhibit areas also have demonstrations, contests, guest speakers, and other activities. Please click the links below for specific information.

Competitive Exhibits Department

Sunday-Thursday   Fair opening - 10:00PM
Friday-Saturday   Fair opening - 11:00PM
July 4   Fair opening - Midnight
Fab Fair
Creative Youth   Design In Wood
Fine Art   Flower Show
Garden Show   Gems, Minerals & Jewelry
Home & Hobby   Homebrew Competition
Homemade Cheese   Homemade Wine
Best of K-6 Schools   Livestock & Animals
Photography   Student Showcase

Ongoing or Special Events

Family Funville   J.F.K. Experience
My Big Fair Wedding   San Diego Pavilion


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