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.
Gems, Minerals & Jewelry
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!
Enter your minerals, gems, lapidary, or jewelry
Collectors and jewelry designers can enter mineral specimens, faceted gemstones, lapidary work, fossils and jewelry in the 2019 San Diego County Fair Gems, Minerals & Jewelry competitive exhibit.
The Fine Print
Here is basic information about this competition; download the Entry Information flier for details.
Entry deadline: Entries are now closed for this competition.
Delivery of Exhibits: 9:00AM-6:00PM; Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, 2019.
Exhibit dates: May 31-July 4, 2019.
Results posted: On June 6, 2019 (see below).
Exhibit pick-up date: Saturday, July 6, 2019.
What To See And Do
Learn more about all the fun activities in this exhibit! Gem identification, faceting, and various gem and jewelry demonstrations take place during the Fair.