Dates & Times

Dates & Times

2022 Fair Information

The 2022 San Diego County Fair is open June 8 through July 4.
The Fair will be closed Mondays & Tuesdays except for July 4.

Gate Hours

Gate hours are when you can enter the grounds; many activities stay open after the gates close for the night. These times are subject to change; please check back a day or so before you attend for the most accurate information.

Day Hours
Wednesday, June 8 (Opening Day) 11:00am-10:00pm
Wednesdays & Thursdays 11:00am-10:00pm
Fridays & Saturdays 11:00am-11:00pm
Sundays 11:00am-10:00pm
Monday, July 4th (Closing Day) 11:00am-10:00pm

Fair Admission Ticket Prices

WE’VE LOWERED ADMISSION PRICES!
Visit the San Diego County Fair mid-week and save on admission.
Kids 12 and younger are FREE every Friday!
Kids 5 and younger are FREE every day!

Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays Saturdays
Sundays
Monday, July 4
Adult (age 13–61) $15 $20 $20
Senior (age 62+) $12 $17 $17
Youth (age 6–12) $12 Free! $17
Children 5 and younger Free! Free! Free!

New This YearBuy Parking & Admission Online

To better serve Fair guests, the San Diego County Fair is moving to a cashless payment experience for Admission & Parking. Cashless payments are safer and faster, too–avoid wait times at the gate and spend more time enjoying the Fair! There’s no transaction fees for admission or parking.

Need help? Our onsite team is here for you.
If you don’t have a computer or smart phone, or would just rather purchase in person, our gate attendants are here to help. Only have cash? Use our cash-to-credit reverse ATMs to exchange your cash for a Mastercard, valid anywhere credit cards are accepted.

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We’re the San Diego County Fair and we send fun emails.
If you sign up for our email list, we pinky swear that we’ll only send you the good stuff. (must be at least 13 years old)

We’re the San Diego County Fair and we send fun emails.
If you sign up for our email list, we pinky swear that we’ll only send you the good stuff. (must be at least 13 years old)