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.
Dates & Times
Dates & Times
The 2019 San Diego County Fair opens May 31 and runs through July 4.
The Fair will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays in June.
(Open Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2.)
Gate hours are when you can enter the grounds. The Fair stays open after the gates close for the night; see Fun Zone hours for those approximate closing times. These times are subject to change. Please check back a day or so before you attend for the most accurate information.
|Friday, May 31||4:00PM-11:00PM|
|Wednesdays & Thursdays||11:00AM-10:00PM|
|Monday, July 1||11:00AM-10:00PM|
|Tuesday, July 2||11:00AM-10:00PM|
|Wednesday, July 3||11:00AM-10:00PM|
|Thursday, July 4||10:00AM-11:00PM|
Fun Zone Hours
The Kids’ Zone ride area closes one hour earlier than times listed below. Closing time varies according to demand. These times are subject to change. Please check back a day or so before you attend for the most accurate information.
|Friday, May 31||4:00PM-midnight|
|Wednesdays & Thursdays||Noon-11:00PM|
|Monday, July 1||Noon-11:00PM|
|Tuesday, July 2||Noon-11:00PM|
|Wednesday, July 3||Noon-Midnight|
|Thursday, July 4||11:00AM-Midnight|
Box Office Hours
May 31-July 4
Box office hours are when you can buy admission and concert tickets during the Fair. These times are subject to change. Questions? Get in touch with our Box Office or call (858) 792-4252.
|Friday, May 31||3:00PM-11:00PM|
|Wednesdays & Thursdays||10:00AM-10:00PM|
|Monday, July 1||10:00AM-10:00PM|
|Tuesday, July 2||10:00AM-10:00PM|
|Wednesday, July 3||10:00AM-11:00PM|
|Thursday, July 4||9:00AM-11:00PM|
Buy tickets for Fair admission, concerts and festivals at the Fair Box Office, located at the O’Brien Gate (the “main” gate; look for the statue of Don Diego).
You can also buy these tickets online through Ticketmaster; a convenience fee will apply. Questions? Get in touch with our Box Office or call (858) 792-4252.
Through May 30: 10:00AM to 5:00PM, Tuesday-Saturday.
|Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays||10:00AM-5:00PM|
On the Fair’s closed days
(Mondays and Tuesdays in June)
Will Call is open on the days the Fair is closed so Fair guests can pick up tickets left at Will Call, or buy Fair admission, concert and festival tickets. Will Call is located at the O’Brien Gate, informally known as “the main gate.”
|Mondays and Tuesdays (through the end of June; does not apply July 1-2, 2019)||10:00AM-2:00PM|
The Fairgrounds Box Office will open in March, 2019. Until then, Best Pass Ever season pass holders who would like to buy concert tickets should call the Box Office at 858-792-4252.