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.

Home Harvested Honey

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!

Win awards for your home-harvested honey!

Beekeepers aged 12 and older can win a blue ribbon for their home-harvested honey. Complete the entry form, and bring it to the Fair with your honey on the day of the contest.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here is more information on this contest.

Beekeepers aged 12 and older.

Ribbons first through third place, based on water content, sweetness, color and taste. Awards are donated by the San Diego Beekeeping Society. Please see the Entry Form for specifics.

Participants must complete the entry form and bring it and their 5-oz jar of self-produced raw honey (clear glass jar) to the Fair. Present the entry form and honey at the Fair ticket window for free admission, then bring the honey to The Farm at Family Funville for judging. One entry per exhibitor. See the Entry Form for additional details.

No entry fee. Entrants receive free Fair admission.

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

Entry Information

Registration deadline: Same day as the contest.
Contest date: Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Contest Info & Entry Form

2019 Results

First – Gisela Gomes, San Diego
Second – Laurie Stevens, Ramona
Third – Mark Kukuchek, Bonita

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