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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.

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

Upcoming event at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Bill Shreeve At The San Diego County Fair

  • Today, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The San Diego County Fair is back with live music and entertainment every day! Saxophonist/flutist extraordinaire, Bill Shreeve blends jazz and contemporary styles. A consummate professional, and a bit of local legend, Bill offers up jazzy music and great vibe! Shreeve will performing at the San Diego County Fair West Gate on multiple dates, starting on June 11 at 4 p.m. You can enjoy Bill Shreeve's show on the following ... Read more

All upcoming events at Del Mar Fairgrounds

San Diego County Fair 2021Starts June 11, 2021

Bill Shreeve At The San Diego County FairToday

Tom Griesgraber At The San Diego County FairToday

Dano's Island At The San Diego County FairTomorrow

Art Deco At The San Diego County FairJune 20, 2021

Jerry Gontang At The San Diego County Fair June 23, 2021

DavyRockett At The San Diego County FairJune 23, 2021

Bob Wade At The San Diego County FairJune 24, 2021

Ben Owens At The San Diego County FairJune 24, 2021

Nico Hueso At The San Diego County FairJune 26, 2021

Joe Rathburn At The San Diego County FairJune 27, 2021

Beyond Van Gogh: An Immersive ExperienceJanuary 14, 2022

Past events

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