San Diego County Fair : Info and Quick Links
June 5 – July 5
General admission ranges from $8 to $15. Be sure to check local businesses or online for special deals or promotions.
Best Pass Ever: A $25 pass that’s good for all 25 days of the fair. Yes, that means $1 a day. You can purchase it online or at the ticket window through July 4.
Kids’ Day: Children 12 and younger get in the park for free on June 23 and 30.
Dates, Hours & Admission
Tickets & Promotions
Concerts & Entertainment
The paid parking lots are open at 9 a.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
$10 for cars and motorcycles
$20 for RVs and motor homes.
There’s a preferred parking area that’s also $20. Remember these lots are cash only.
There are three off-site lots that offer free parking and free shuttle service to the main O’Brien Gate.
- Horsepark, at 14550 El Camino Real, is open daily
- MiraCosta College’s San Elijo Campus, at 3333 Manchester Ave., is available Saturdays and Sundays
- Torrey Pines High School, at 3710 Del Mar Heights Road, is available on Saturdays and Sundays.
Additional Parking Info
Attractions & Exhibits
Some of the new friend items on the list this year include: deep-fried Starbucks, deep-fried SlimFast bar and fried peanut butter pickle.
Want to stray from the norm? Try sweet corn ice cream, Sriracha corn dog or a Wasabi bacon bomb.
Check the link for a list of food vendors and other specialty foods to be featured at the fair.
Taste of the Fair: On June 23 and 30 (until 5 p.m.), you can buy $2 taste-sized portions of popular fair foods.
One-Price Ride Day: There are 11 days when you can purchase a wristband for unlimited carnival rides. To go on June 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, you must purchase the $35 voucher online at sdfair.com. If you’re going on June 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 or 25, you can buy the voucher online or at fair kiosks.
School Programs & Educational Opportunities