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.

Fine Art Exhibition

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 10:00 pm
  • Location: Fine Art

See hundreds of professionally judged pieces of art entered by artists around the world. Many pieces are for sale directly from the artist and artwork includes oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, collages, and sculptures.

Exhibit Highlights:

  • Daily Art Demonstrations
  • Plein Air One-Day Contest
  • Miniature Masterpiece One Day Contest
  • Chalk Art Invitational

If you are interested in the entry requirements, please see the Fine Art competition page.

Fine Art Events

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