Opening Day at the San Diego County Fair
~ June 8, 2022 ~
The San Diego County Fair will open Wednesday June 8, 2022, less than 1 month from now.
One of the nation’s largest, the San Diego County Fair runs through July 4th. Hours are 11 am until 10 pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and 11 am to 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
The fair is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays with the exception of the final day, July 4th. Hours on closing day are 11 am until 10 pm.
Each year the San Diego County Fair has an annual theme, and this year it’s “Heroes Reunite!”
The Del Mar Fairgrounds are famous for a wide range of events during the year, including trade expos and concerts. In addition to the County Fair, the fairgrounds may be best known for Thoroughbred Racing Season. Stay tuned for updates on the 2022 horse racing season.
The Del Mar Fairgrounds are just off the I-5 Freeway (Via de la Valle exit), at 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard. Call (858) 755-1161 for more information.
So what can you expect at the 2022 San Diego County Fair? There will be food concessions, shopping, games, rides, competitive exhibits and so much more.
There’s a great line-up for the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the grandstand center stage. And check out the live entertainment on multiple days at the Party at the Paddock.
Parking and admission tickets must be purchase in advance online. Tickets are on sale now. Keep in mind ticket sales will be limited each day and may sell out, so don’t delay. You select your day and preferred arrival time, but can stay as long as you wish once you enter.
Parking at the fairgrounds is limited; general parking is priced at $12 per vehicle. As previously noted, you must purchase your parking ticket in advance – no tickets are sold at the event.
You can expect heavier traffic around the fairgrounds, on the nearby side roads, the Coast Road/Route 101, and in particular on the 5 freeway near the Via de la Valle exit.
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, California