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.

Homegrown Produce

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!

Your homegrown produce can win a ribbon!

Homegrown fruits and vegetables take some work, but the taste is the reward! Let us reward you further with ribbons for your best garden produce. Pre-registration is required.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here is more information on this contest.

Any youth or adult who lives in San Diego County.

The entry fee is $5 per contest date, and includes free Fair admission. You may enter one contest date, or both.

One entry, per class, per show. The vegetables division has seven classes; fruits has six. There also are basket classes for fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Participants must register online in advance. Entrants receive free admission to the Fair on the contest day, and then bring their homegrown produce to The Farm at Family Funville by noon for check-in. Judging begins promptly at 1:00PM.

Cash awards and ribbons. Please see the contest materials for specifics.

A mixed herb basket class, for baskets displaying three or more herb varieties.

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

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019.
Contest dates: Saturday, June 22, and Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Contest Info
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2019 Results

Results – Homegrown Produce #1
Results – Homegrown Produce #2

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