Fair opens to long lines

Traffic flowed smoothly into the Del Mar Fairgrounds on the morning of June 11 as several hundred people waited to become the first to attend this year’s San Diego County Fair. A line stretched halfway to the Del Mar Arena while visitors watched fairgrounds CEO Tim Fennell, President Barry Nussbaum and COO Becky Bartling act as chefs during the event’s opening ceremony. Their performance was in accordance with the theme for this year’s fair, which is ‘Taste the Fun.’ The annual fair runs through July 5, and includes its usual concert performances, exhibits, carnival games and more than 80 rides.

This week at the San Diego County fair!
Rides, games, food, exhibits, demonstrations and more

June 18
- Charity Fair Horse Show: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Chevrolet Del Mar Arena
- KC and the Sunshine Band: 7:30 p.m. Heineken Grandstand Stage
- Comedy Nights @ The Fair: Midlife Meltdown with Cindy Burns and Vince Harper, 9 p.m., SDG&E Showcase Stage
- Paul Rodgers of Bad Company: 7:30 p.m., Heineken Grandstand Stage
- Disco Freaks: 9 p.m., Coors Light Rock-On Stage

June 19 — Int’l Folk Dance Day
- Colorful costumes and dances from around the world, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. SDG&E Showcase Stage
- Enviro Fair, booths and demos
- Viejas FIRE EXPO/Firefighter Demo Derby: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Chevrolet Del Mar Arena
- San Diego A Cappella Sing Off: 4 to 6 p.m. Paddock Stage
- Chef Guy Fieri: 7:30 p.m., Heineken Grandstand Stage
- Doo Wah Riders: 9 p.m., Coors Light Rock-On Stage

June 20 — Father’s Day
- Pancake breakfast: 9 a.m. Paddock Green. Marks 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts, $13 includes fair admission, through Ticketmaster
- Red Bull Action Sports: 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Each show is three hours, Chevrolet Del Mar Arena
- La Arrolladora Banda El Limón with Conjunto Atardecer: 7:30 p.m. Heineken Grandstand Stage
- Pyromania (Def Leppard Tribute): 8:30 p.m. Coors Light Rock-On Stage

June 21 — Closed

June 22 —Taste of the Fair Tuesday
- Multiple locations, buy a taster’s portion of selected fair food for $2.
- Del Mar Classic Amateur Horse Show: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, Chevrolet Del Mar Arena Competition
- Fair Superstar Finals: Youth Division 6 to 8 p.m. Infield, ages 8 to 17 compete to determine the best amateur singers
- Lou Gramm (Lead Singer for Foreigner): 5 and 9 p.m. Paddock Stage
- Mitchel Musso and Honor Society: 7:30 p.m. Heineken Grandstand Stage
- Silent Lune: 8:30 p.m. Paddock Stage

June 23 — Pepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day
- Pay $30 and ride noon to 8 p.m.
- Charity Fair Horse Show: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Chevrolet Del Mar Arena
- Fair Superstar Finals: Teen Division 6 to 8 p.m. Infield, ages 8-17 compete to determine the best singers
- Mad Traffic: 8:30p.m. Coors Light Rock-On Stage
- Vertical Horizon: 9 p.m. Paddock Stage

June 24 — Pepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day
- Pay $30 and ride noon-8 p.m.
- San Diego’s Best Dance Crew (formerly Hip Hop Dance Battle) 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chevrolet Del Mar Arena
- Switchfoot: 7:30 p.m. Heineken Grandstand Stage
- The Temptations Review, featuring Dennis Edwards: 2 p.m. Solid Gold Series; 9 p.m. Paddock Concert Series, Paddock Stage
Source: www.sdfair.com

Related posts:

  1. Fried food headlines 2010 fair
  2. Summer concerts at the fair
  3. Charity Fair supports Don Diego Fund
  4. Fair goes Enviro on June 20
  5. Backstage pass at the County Fair’s grandstand

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