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Del Mar Fairgrounds

  • 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
  • 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.

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.

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
- Surfside Race Place
- PBR: Professional Bull Riding
- Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Upcoming event at Del Mar Fairgrounds

San Diego County Fair: 'Oz-some'

  • Today, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • The 2019 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, invites guests to skip down the yellow brick road and enter into an “Oz-some” world inspired by L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Visitors will journey to the Emerald City, meeting magical new friends along the way. Channel your inner courage in our whirlwind of carnival rides. Expand your brain by immersing yourself in creative and educational ... Read more

All upcoming events at Del Mar Fairgrounds

School Staff Appreciation DaysStarts June 7, 2019

San Diego County Fair: 'Oz-some'Today

San Diego International Beer FestivalToday

Mariachi Sol De MéxicoToday

truTV 'Impractical Jokers'June 20, 2019

AJRJune 21, 2019

Distilled: San Diego Spirit & Cocktail FestivalJune 22, 2019

Gospel Festival Featuring The Clark SistersJune 22, 2019

Grupo IntocableJune 23, 2019

Lindsey StirlingJune 27, 2019

Air SupplyJune 28, 2019

Farm To Table DinnerJune 29, 2019

PitbullJune 29, 2019

Los Tigres Del NorteJune 30, 2019

Trace AdkinsJuly 2, 2019

Brad UptonJuly 4, 2019

San Diego County Fair’s Fireworks Spectacular 2019July 4, 2019

Asian And Pacific Islander Festival At The San Diego County FairJuly 15, 2019

Fall Home Garden ShowOctober 4, 2019

David's Tent SoCal Worship EventOctober 10, 2019

The Del Mar Antique Show & SaleNovember 15, 2019

Past events

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