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Share your talents on one of our eight performance stages.

Perform the national anthem

Apply to sing or perform the National Anthem in our daily Opening Ceremony.

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Perform at the Fair

The performing deadline has passed, but you can apply to be on the waiting list for a stage spot.

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Battle of the Bands

Bands of 3 or more will compete for a $5,000 first prize in this annual contest.

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In The Spotlight

Young singers can win cash and a trophy in this performance contest.

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Singers of original songs can win up to $3,000 in our annual performance contest.

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Best Dance Crew

We’re sorry to tell you this competition has been cancelled for 2017. Thanks for your interest!

Returning in 2018

Raise the flag

Scout troops from San Diego County can help raise the flags at our daily Opening Ceremony.

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San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds