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.

Cattle Drive

200 Head of Cattle... in Downtown San Diego!

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!

  • Date: Every Fair Day
  • Time: Fair opening until fair close
  • Location: TBC

We’re bringing a little bit of country to the big city! To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp District, along with opening weekend of the 2017 San Diego County Fair, we’re saddling up and heading downtown for an ol’ fashioned cattle drive. Yep, we’re steering 200 head of cattle through the streets of San Diego! Come witness this once-in-a-century event.

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