San Diego County Fair

New Food and Drink

There's always something new to eat at the San Diego County Fair. We're famous for deep-frying all sorts of foods, but we also have some awesome treats that are healthier, too. Closer to Fairtime, we'll have a Fair Food Finder map for details and locations.

New Drinks

Glow cupsStop by the Drink Me Bar in the "Mad About The Fair" theme exhibit for a fun specialty cocktail, the Topsy Turvy, served in a glorious glowing glass!


New Food Event

Every Sunday is tea time in the Garden Show with Tea Time In Wonderland. Two seatings with just 48 spaces available at each. Read about it on the New Attractions page, and be sure to get your tickets early.


New Foods

Waffle Sunrise SandwichGrill me some cheese! Grilled Sloppy Joe Frito Crunch, Waffle Sunrise Grilled Cheese (pictured), Chicken and Waffle Grilled Cheese.

Cheese, Bacon AND Potatoes - Yum! Swiss Cheese Stuffed, Bacon-Encased, Smoked BBQ Potatoes.

Sweet and Savory, All In The Same Bite: French Toast Bacon Bomb (cream cheese stuffed dough, wrapped in bacon, deep fried and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and served with syrup); Cayenne Cotton Candy (cayenne-flavored cotton candy).

Deep-Fried This 'N' That: What can we deep fry? Pizza, Chicken and Waffles on a Stick, Shrimp and Rice on a Stick, Cinnamon Apple Rings, Nachos, Cookie Butter, Lemonade, Fish Taco, California-Style Chicago Dog.

Kool-Aid Hot WingsBites of Nostalgia: Kool-Aid Hot Wings (pictured; hot wings with a Kool-Aid glaze).

Sweet Tooth Celebration: Red Velvet Funnel Cake, Dole Pineapple Soft Serve Ice Cream, Chocolate-Covered Mini Cinnamon Rolls.

Meals To Eat In Wonderland! Johnny Depp Dog (all-Polish dog with grilled mushroom, shredded red cabbage and carrots, topped with ranch dressing); Mad Hatter Dog (pictured; mild Polish dog Mad Hatter Dogtopped with chipotle mayo, grilled mushrooms and onions, shredded carrots and red cabbage); Hatter's Mad Mashup Burger (pretzel bun, fresh hamburger patty, smoked bratwurst, caramelized bacon with pecans, chili sriracha mayo, bourbon sauce, lettuce, tomato, cheese, with chips or fries on top.)

Sandwiches Plus: Reuben Burger (burger with pastrami, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing); Lasagna Sandwich (slice of lasagna between bread); Tre Porker (sweet pork sandwich plus ham and bacon, garlic mayo, cheese, ham, sweet pork, coleslaw, BBQ sauce); Angry Chicken Sandwich (spicy chicken sandwich plus pastrami, cipotle mayo, chese, jalapeno, pepperoncini, spicy mustard); 3 in 1 Sausage Sandwich (chicken, pork and beef sausage in one sandwich).

Sound good? By Fair time, we'll have the Food Map here, so you can find all these great new foods!

Lord of the Rings Dog Shrimp-Pineapple Bowl