San Diego County Fair

Best of K-6 Schools

About this exhibit

Projects from school children, grades K-6, are featured in this exhibit. Some school projects are done by individuals and others are the projects of small groups or an entire class.

Art, murals, school garden projects, service-learning, science, engineering, models, missions, inventions, writing, and project-based learning are just some of what is featured in this exhibit.

This exhibit shares space with the Creative Youth exhibit; please see that page for additional information.


2016 Dates, Times, Location

Exhibit Dates: Friday, June 3 through Monday, July 4
(The Fair is closed Mondays except July 4, and the first two Tuesdays)
Exhibit Hours: Fair opening to 9:00PM.
Exhibit Location: Family Funville, Creative Youth Tent

Entry information has been moved toward the bottom of the page.

This is information from the 2016 San Diego County Fair.

Scroll down to see 2016 entry results, and check back next year, sometime in February, when we will have entry information for the 2017 Fair!




2016 Educators Night

School Field TripTeachers: Join us for Educators Night on June 24, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00PM at our Teacher Appreciation Reception, for networking and idea-sharing in the Creative Youth Tent (K-6th grade) and Student Showcase Exhibit (7th-Community College).

Highlights of Teacher Appreciation Day include:
• Greater San Diego Reading Association
• California Poets in the Schools
• Arts for Learning, San Diego and other arts organizations
• Performance by Running Grunion, Kumeyaay Storyteller
• Art Activities with ReInterpret, Green Art Labs; and San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
• Comic Drawing Workshop with Little Fish Comic Studio
• Story time with Graphic Novelist Eric Shanower

Field Trip Programs at the Fair

Plan your 2017 school year and take a field trip to the Fair. Visit for more information.




Thanks for your entries!

Entries are closed for the Best of K-6 Schools at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.

Information has been left online for those who might be interested in entering this competition. New entry information will be posted in early 2017.

We Need Info!

2016 Best of K-6 Schools Entry Information [PDF format]
2016 Local Rules [PDF format]
2016 State Rules [PDF format]



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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