The San Diego County Fair is open through July 4. In the interest of public safety, activities involving direct animal interaction at the Fair have been suspended.
All guests are encouraged to wash their hands after any contact with animals or their living area, as well as prior to eating or drinking.
24Hr Film Festival
The information below is from the 2019 Fair, and it will give you an idea of what to expect in 2020. Please check back soon!
Make a film at the Fair!
How fast can you make an award-winning film? We’re looking for the best filmmakers consisting of groups of 3-10 people. Each group will film at the Fairgrounds, then edit and create a short film in a 24-hour period.
Best Picture – “Fairy Godbrotha” by JRII
Best Cinematography – “Credit” by T3 Media
People’s Choice – “Fairy Godbrotha” by JRII
Entry deadline: Entries are now closed for this competition.
Orientation/Kickoff Event: Saturday, June 22, 2019, 10:00AM.
Screening and awards: Sunday, June 23, 2019, 4:00-7:00PM, Turf Club.
Dates, times and location subject to change.
The Fine Print
In search of the perfect “iced drink:” Congratulations to the team of Brandon Manderson, Christian Hayes, Dean Manderson and Fran Oropallo for their Best Picture short film, “Slush”.
Ella finds her inner child and her “bestest” imaginary friend at the Fair. Congratulations to the Y-Knot Collective for their People’s Choice short film, “Imagin-NATHAN”.