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Del Mar Fairgrounds

  • 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
  • Del Mar, CA 92014
  • 858-755-1161
  • 858-793-5555
  • Fax 858-755-7820
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The 22nd District Agricultural Association (22nd DAA) manages and operates the Del Mar Fairgrounds; its nearby equestrian facility, the Horsepark; and the Del Mar Golf Center, on behalf of the State of California. No tax monies are used in the operation of these facilities. The Del Mar Fairgrounds supports its budget through admission, parking and facility rental fees. The Fairgrounds, including its parking lots, is approximately 340 acres; Horsepark is approximately 65 acres.

The Fairgrounds and Horsepark are the sites of nearly 350 events each year. They include weddings, receptions, bar and bat mitzvahs, equestrian and other animal shows, concerts, craft shows, home shows and other social and consumer events.View the event calendar for a day-to-day view of the latest events.

Location
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.

From Interstate 5, take the Via de la Valle exit and head west (a left turn from the freeway exit if you are northbound; a right turn if you are southbound). Take Via De La Valle to Jimmy Durante Boulevard and turn left. The Fairgrounds will be on your right.

Del Mar Horsepark is about two miles east of the Fairgrounds at the corner of Via de la Valle and El Camino Real, at 14550 El Camino Real.

Facilities
Fairgrounds facilities feature 180,000 square feet of exhibit space, ranging from the Grandstand luxury suites, perfect for an intimate gathering of 10-20 people, to O’Brien Hall, which can hold up to 6,800 people. Also, the Fairgrounds has several outdoor venues, including the Grandstand and the Del Mar Arena, which can seat as many as 7,000 people.

The Del Mar Fairgrounds is a permanent venue location to such seasonal attractions as:
- Del Mar National Horse Show
- San Diego County Fair
- The Scream Zone
- Holiday of Lights
- Surfside Race Place
- PBR: Professional Bull Riding
- Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Upcoming events at Del Mar Fairgrounds

jun 3

2016 San Diego County Fair

Date Friday, June 3, 4 p.m. to midnight
Cost Free - $16 buy tickets
Age limit All ages
Event Time Category

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Switchfoot

Friday, Jun. 3
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Saturday, Jun. 4
10 a.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Los Tucanes de Tijuana

Saturday, Jun. 4
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Sunday, Jun. 5
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Lady Antebellum

Sunday, Jun. 5
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Wednesday, Jun. 8
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Rachel Platten

Wednesday, Jun. 8
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Thursday, Jun. 9
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Thursday, Jun. 9
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Friday, Jun. 10
11 a.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Saturday, Jun. 11
10 a.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Sunday, Jun. 12
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Wednesday, Jun. 15
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: X Ambassadors

Wednesday, Jun. 15
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Thursday, Jun. 16
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: 3 Doors Down

Thursday, Jun. 16
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Friday, Jun. 17
11 a.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Matt Nathanson & Phillip Phillips

Friday, Jun. 17
7 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Saturday, Jun. 18
10 a.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Grand Funk Railroad

Saturday, Jun. 18
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Sunday, Jun. 19
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Roberto Tapia

Sunday, Jun. 19
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Tuesday, Jun. 21
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Hunter Hayes

Tuesday, Jun. 21
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Wednesday, Jun. 22
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Kenny Rogers

Wednesday, Jun. 22
7:30 p.m. Music

2016 San Diego County Fair

Thursday, Jun. 23
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Spirit West Coast

Thursday, Jun. 23
5 p.m. Family

2016 San Diego County Fair

Friday, Jun. 24
11 a.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Sunday, Jun. 26
10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Tuesday, Jun. 28
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Wednesday, Jun. 29
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Thursday, Jun. 30
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Animals
Event Time Category

2016 San Diego County Fair

Friday, Jul. 1
11 a.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Saturday, Jul. 2
10 a.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Sunday, Jul. 3
10 a.m. Animals

2016 San Diego County Fair

Monday, Jul. 4
10 a.m. Animals
Event Time Category

KAABOO Del Mar 2016

Friday, Sep. 16
noon Arts

KAABOO Del Mar 2016

Saturday, Sep. 17
noon Arts

KAABOO Del Mar 2016

Sunday, Sep. 18
noon Arts
Event Time Category

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Friday, Oct. 21
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Arts & Crafts

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Saturday, Oct. 22
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Arts & Crafts

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Sunday, Oct. 23
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Arts & Crafts
Event Time Category

2016 San Diego 3-Day

Friday, Nov. 18
7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Charity

2016 San Diego 3-Day

Saturday, Nov. 19
7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Charity

2016 San Diego 3-Day

Sunday, Nov. 20
7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Charity

Ongoing events at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Event Time Category

2013 San Diego County Fair

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

2013 San Diego County Fair

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

2013 San Diego County Fair

Every Wednesday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

2013 San Diego County Fair

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

2013 San Diego County Fair

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

2013 San Diego County Fair

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

68th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Sunday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

68th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Thursday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

68th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Friday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

68th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Saturday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

69th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Sunday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

69th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Thursday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

69th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Friday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

69th Annual Del Mar National Horse Show

Every Saturday
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

75th Annual Del Mar Horse Racing

Every Sunday
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Family

75th Annual Del Mar Horse Racing

Every Monday
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Family

75th Annual Del Mar Horse Racing

Every Thursday
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Family

75th Annual Del Mar Horse Racing

Every Friday
4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Family

75th Annual Del Mar Horse Racing

Every Saturday
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Family

Bing + Bubbles + Brunch

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

Care 'n Share Toy Drive

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Charity

Circus Vargas

Every Sunday
12:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Circus Vargas

Every Monday
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Circus Vargas

Every Tuesday
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Circus Vargas

Every Wednesday
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Circus Vargas

Every Thursday
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Circus Vargas

Every Friday
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Circus Vargas

Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Arts

Daybreak At Del Mar

Every Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Animals

Daybreak At Del Mar

Every Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Animals

DayBreak At Del Mar

Every Saturday
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Animals

Daybreak At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Animals

Daybreak At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Animals

Daybreak At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Animals

Daybreak At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Animals

DayBreak At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Saturday
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lectures

Del Mar Antique Show & Sale

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Books

Del Mar Antique Show & Sale

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 7 a.m. Books

Del Mar Antique Show & Sale

Every Saturday
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Books

Del Mar Antique Show & Sale, April 13-15, 2012

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Arts

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Sunday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Monday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Tuesday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Wednesday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Thursday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Friday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar National Horse Show: April 19-May 6, 2012

Every Saturday
8 a.m. Exhibits

Del Mar's Holiday Of Lights

Every Monday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Exhibits

Del Mar's Holiday Of Lights

Every Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Exhibits

Del Mar's Holiday Of Lights

Every Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Exhibits

Del Mar's Holiday Of Lights

Every Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Exhibits

Del Mar's Holiday Of Lights

Every Friday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Exhibits

Del Mar's Holiday Of Lights

Every Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Exhibits

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Weekend Handicapping Seminars

Every Sunday
11 a.m. Lectures

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Weekend Handicapping Seminars

Every Saturday
11 a.m. Lectures

'Design In Wood' Exhibition At The San Diego County Fair

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

'Design In Wood' Exhibition At The San Diego County Fair

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

'Design In Wood' Exhibition At The San Diego County Fair

Every Wednesday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

'Design In Wood' Exhibition At The San Diego County Fair

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

'Design In Wood' Exhibition At The San Diego County Fair

Every Friday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Arts

'Design In Wood' Exhibition At The San Diego County Fair

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Arts

Family Weekends

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Animals

Family Weekends

Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Animals

Family Weekends At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Animals

Family Weekends At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Animals

Free And Easy Sundays

Every Sunday
11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Animals

Free And Easy Wednesdays At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Wednesday
noon - 7 p.m. Animals

Free & Easy Fridays At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Friday
11 a.m. Animals

Holiday Of Lights 2012 At The Del Mar Fairgrounds

Every Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

Holiday Of Lights 2012 At The Del Mar Fairgrounds

Every Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

Holiday Of Lights 2012 At The Del Mar Fairgrounds

Every Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

Holiday Of Lights 2012 At The Del Mar Fairgrounds

Every Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

Holiday Of Lights 2012 At The Del Mar Fairgrounds

Every Friday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Arts

Holiday Of Lights 2012 At The Del Mar Fairgrounds

Every Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Arts

Newcomer's Seminar At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Sunday
11 a.m. Animals

Newcomer's Seminar At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Thursday
11:30 a.m. Animals

Newcomer's Seminar At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Friday
11:30 a.m. Animals

Newcomer's Seminar At The Del Mar Racetrack

Every Saturday
11 a.m. Animals

Pro Football Sundays

Every Sunday
10:30 a.m. Sports

Race To The 2011 San Diego County Fair

Every Sunday
11 a.m. Exhibits

Race To The 2011 San Diego County Fair

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. Exhibits

Race To The 2011 San Diego County Fair

Every Wednesday
11 a.m. Exhibits

Race To The 2011 San Diego County Fair

Every Thursday
11 a.m. Exhibits

Race To The 2011 San Diego County Fair

Every Friday
11 a.m. Exhibits

Race To The 2011 San Diego County Fair

Every Saturday
11 a.m. Exhibits

San Diego County Fair- The Fab Fair 2014

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Arts

San Diego County Fair- The Fab Fair 2014

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Arts

San Diego County Fair- The Fab Fair 2014

Every Wednesday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Arts

San Diego County Fair- The Fab Fair 2014

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Arts

San Diego County Fair- The Fab Fair 2014

Every Friday
11 a.m. Arts

San Diego County Fair- The Fab Fair 2014

Every Saturday
10 a.m. Arts

Scream Zone (Sept. 28 - Oct. 31, 2012)

Every Sunday
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Exhibits

Scream Zone (Sept. 28 - Oct. 31, 2012)

Every Wednesday
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Exhibits

Scream Zone (Sept. 28 - Oct. 31, 2012)

Every Thursday
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Exhibits

Scream Zone (Sept. 28 - Oct. 31, 2012)

Every Friday
7 p.m. Exhibits

Scream Zone (Sept. 28 - Oct. 31, 2012)

Every Saturday
7 p.m. Exhibits

SENIOR DAY At The Track: Free Admission Thursday

Every Thursday
11 a.m. Animals

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Sunday
10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Comedy

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Monday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Comedy

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Tuesday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Comedy

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Wednesday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Comedy

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Thursday
11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Comedy

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Friday
11 a.m. Comedy

Taste The Fun At The 2010 San Diego County Fair

Every Saturday
10 a.m. Comedy

Past events