Del Mar: ‘Race to the Fair’ opens at fairgrounds June 10

The 2011 San Diego County Fair’s wheels are in motion to “Race to the Fair” for 22 days starting Friday, June 10, through Monday, July 4. (The fair will be closed the first three Mondays, June 13, 20 and 27.)

The theme for this year’s Fair is everything about cars. Featured throughout the Fair are exotic cars, luxury cars, “star” cars, muscle cars, low riders, Southern California car culture and lots more! The 2011 San Diego County Fair will also highlight agriculture, farmers, 4H, FFA and Grange.

The fair will have more than 100 food vendors, great commercial exhibitors, thrill rides and attractions, the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower and Garden Show, a fun and educational Theme Exhibit, and a fantastic lineup of headliner entertainment with the Toyota Summer Concert Series on the Heineken Grandstand Stage, the Paddock Concert Series, The Solid Gold Series, the Chevrolet Del Mar Arena, and more!

Gates open daily at 11 a.m., Tuesdays through Fridays, and 10 a.m., Saturdays, Sundays and Monday, July 4. Admission is $13 for adults; $7 for ages 6-12 and 62 and older; and free for ages 5 and younger.

The San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and the sixth largest fair in the United States. The 2010 fair hosted more than 1.3 million guests and hit an all-time attendance record.

For more information about the fair, go to the fair website, Daily schedules are posted in the Events section. Facebook fans will find the fair at, Twitter fans can get updates and special offers at and those on the go can use the fairgrounds’ mobile phone website at

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