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Holiday Hayride


  • WHEN Friday, December 14, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.
  • WHERE Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free - $10

Board the Holiday Hayride and enjoy a tour of the Holiday of Lights the old-fashioned way!

The Holiday Hayride will operate on four Fridays - November 23, November 30, December 7 & December 14, 2012 from 5:30 pm till 9:30 pm. Weather permitting.

Enjoy holiday music, carolers, fire pits for roasting marshmallows, holiday hot chocolate or cider, and a great BIG Christmas cookie (both included in the $10 per-person cost. Children 3 and under are free.) Then, settle into a big pile of hay on an open hayride and have fun!

Additional food and "holiday spirits" (for those over 21) may be purchased at our NEW! 17 Hands Restaurant at the Paddock.

*Advance purchase of tickets for this event is highly recommended to guarantee your space on the Holiday Hayride.

Hayrides run every 30 min starting at 5:30pm and ending at 9:30pm. For additional information please contact the Fairgrounds Box Office at 858-792-4252.

The Holiday of Lights traditionally runs from Thanksgiving evening through New Year's Day evening. Operating hours are 5:30-10:00PM Sundays thru Thursdays, and 5:30-10:30PM Fridays and Saturdays. We are closed on Mondays, November 26, December 3, and December 10.

The Del Mar Fairgrounds is located 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. in the city of Del Mar, California. Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo of guests enjoying the annual Holiday o...

Above: Promotional photo of guests enjoying the annual Holiday of Lights at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Courtesy of the Del Mar Fairgrounds.


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