San Diego County Fair
General Information  

Dates, Hours, and Admission



Information on this page is subject to change. Please check back closer to Fair time.

2015 Dates

The dates for the 2015 San Diego County Fair are June 5 through July 5. The Fair is closed Mondays and the first two Tuesdays. (Closed dates are June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 29).



Hours

Grounds close approximately one hour after gates close; some exhibits close earlier; Kids Zone closes about one hour earlier than Fun Zone.

Please note: In the chart below, Tuesday hours are valid only June 23 and 30. The Fair is closed the first two Tuesdays.

DAY

GATES & BUILDINGS

FUN ZONE

Friday, June 5

4:00PM-10:00PM

4:00PM-11:00PM

Tuesdays

11:00AM-10:00PM

Noon-11:00PM

Wednesdays

11:00AM-10:00PM

Noon-11:00PM

Thursdays

11:00AM-10:00PM

Noon-11:00PM

Fridays

11:00AM-11:00PM

Noon-Midnight

Saturday, July 4

10:00AM-Midnight 11:00AM-Midnight

Saturdays

10:00AM-11:00PM

11:00AM-Midnight

Sundays

10:00AM-10:00PM

11:00AM-11:00PM



Admission


Adults $15
Ages 62 and older $8
Ages 6-12 $8
Ages 5 and younger Free

 

Box Office and Ticketing Information



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ADDITIONAL TICKET INFORMATION

Payment: Major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express) are accepted throughout the Fair. Individual vendors may accept only some of these credit cards. For convenience, several ATM machines are placed throughout the Fair. Paid parking lots accept cash only.

If you would like to leave the Fair and return the same day, get your hand stamped as you leave. If you leave a paid parking lot, you will need to pay again when you return.

Deals and Discounts

The Fair has many deals, thanks to our generous sponsors. Please see the Deals and Discounts page for details.

Parking and Public Transportation

Use the links below for information about transportation options for the Fair.

Biking can be a very inexpensive, hassle-free, and exercise-rich way to get to the Fair. Search for bike routes here or here.

Directions. Need help locating the Del Mar Fairgrounds?

Fair Map. Once you've arrived, this map will help you locate all the fun rides, activities, booths, and exhibits. It will also assist you in navigating to restrooms, ATMs, facility restaurants, and information booths. This is the 2014 map; the 2015 map will be available closer to Fair time.

Parking. From paid parking to free shuttles off-site, we have many convenient options for those who choose to drive to the Fair.

Public Transportation is one of the easiest, least expensive, and safest ways to get to and from the Fair, even for those who wish to enjoy the Fair late into the evening!

Fair Tripper

The Fair Tripper is an easy and inexpensive means to get to and from the Fair. The Fair Tripper tickets include Fair admission and round-trip on the COASTER and SPRINTER trains and the BREEZE bus system.

Recorded Information Line

24-hour recorded information: 858-793-5555
Fairgrounds phone number: 858-755-1161