Paint or draw a Fair scene and win a ribbon
Artists can paint or draw a scene at the San Diego County Fair in our popular Plein Air Painting contest.
The Fine Print
Adults 18 and older may enter this contest.
Cash awards and ribbons. Please see the contest materials for specifics.
For Plein Air Painting, artists register in advance. On the day of the contest, they bring up to three surfaces (canvas, paper, board, etc.) to be stamped. Artists spend the day painting or drawing a scene. Only one submission will be judged.
Plein Air costs $15 to enter, but your entry fee includes free Fair admission and parking.