Did you know San Diego is home to the largest county fair in the United States? Every summer, more than 1.6 million visitors flock to the local attraction. For many, the annual Fair is a family tradition — a familiar place to gather to learn, eat, ride, watch, dance and most of all, to participate!

  • Challenge your kids to a pie-eating contest
  • Slingshot yourself through the skies at 100 miles per hour
  • Build a zucchini race car and zoom it to the finish line
  • Showcase your masterpiece in our Competitive Exhibits

Whether you fancy yourself a hobbyist or a foodie, a daredevil or a music-lover, the San Diego County Fair is the place to be this summer.


The 2017 San Diego County Fair runs from Friday, June 2 through Tuesday, July 4. The Fair is closed the first four Mondays and the first three Tuesdays.

San Diego International Beer Festival

Join us on June 16-18, 2017 for the 11th Annual San Diego International Beer Festival. Now the largest beer festival on the West Coast, you can sample unlimited tastings of hundreds of beers from all over the world.

The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival

On June 10, 2017, The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival will showcase the very best wines of the United States and Mexico. Taste more than 100 award-winning wines from the 2017 Wine Competition in the serene Paul Ecke Jr. Garden Show.

Distilled Spirit & Cocktail Festival

You do not want to miss this year’s Distilled Spirit & Cocktail Festival on June 24, 2017. We’ll be serving up 100 different spirits and mixers, including some rare and hard-to-find bottles!