Military Free Day

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We’re getting closer to sharing the details on this promotion for 2018. The information below is from the 2017 Fair, and it will give you an idea of what to expect this year. Please check back!

Military Free Day

Tickets available only at base ticket offices

Military Free Day: Friday, June 1, 2018 (Opening Day)

Gates open: 1600 (4:00PM)

Military ID card holders: Pick up two complimentary tickets per ID card at base ticket offices, and join us on the Opening Day of the Fair! Tickets will be available starting May 2.

Appropriate military ID is:

  • Active duty
  • Reservists
  • Retirees
  • Dependents
  • DoD employees
What’s Happening June 2
  • Tickets are not available at the Fair admission gates. They can be obtained only at a base ticket office.
  • Tickets are valid only on Friday, June 1, 2018.
  • Military ID card holder must enter the Fair with his or her guest.
  • Fair gates open at 16:00 (4:00PM) on Opening Day. On other days, the Fair opens earlier.

Military Free Day tickets are available only at base ticket offices, not at the Fairgrounds.

For more information on availability, call or visit any of the base ticket offices listed here between May 2 and June 1.

Camp Pendleton: 760-725-5805 or 760-725-7094
Miramar: 858-577-4141 or 858-577-4126
Naval Air Station North Island: 619-545-9576
Naval Amphibious Base – Rec. Center: 619-437-3190
Naval Base Point Loma – Liberty Station Maxi Mart: 619-221-1005
Naval Base Point Loma – Clubhouse Rec. Center: 619-553-9138
Naval Base San Diego Exchange: 619-556-7498
Naval Base San Diego – Waterfront Rec Center: 619-556-2174
Naval Base San Diego – Admiral Robinson Rec Center: 619-556-2180
Medical Center San Diego: 619-532-7255
MCRD San Diego: 619-725-6343
North Island CWR: 619-545-1450

After May 2, contact your nearest base ticket office by phone or in person. You also may find information on base websites. If you have contacted a base ticket office and you still need assistance, Get in touch with our Box Office or call Group Sales at (858) 794-1096.