San Diego County Fair
DEL MAR — Elephant rides — a mainstay attraction for nearly three decades — will not be offered during the 2014 San Diego County Fair.
DEL MAR — In response to ongoing complaints about smoking, especially marijuana, during concerts after the summer horse races, a report on security protocol was presented at the March 11 meeting of the 22nd District Agricultural Association, which oversees the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
DEL MAR — In an effort to better compensate management employees, officials at the Del Mar Fairgrounds are trying to modify a payment structure that hasn’t been updated in more than 20 years.
DEL MAR — Electronic cigarettes and other similar devices will not be allowed at the upcoming San Diego County Fair, which begins June 7, after the governing board of the Del Mar Fairgrounds voted 6-0 at its March 11 meeting to include them in a no-smoking policy.
DEL MAR — In 2013 the San Diego County Fair became the first comparable event of its size in Southern California to be completely smoke-free.
DEL MAR — Whether you take the long and winding road or buy a day-tripper transit ticket to ride, Del Mar Fairgrounds officials hope many will come together, right now in 2014 when next year’s San Diego County Fair celebrates the British Invasion.
DEL MAR — The 2014 San Diego County Fair will be held June 7 through July 6, once again running 24 days, the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors announced Sept. 10.
DEL MAR — Nearly 6,000 animals, big, small, chubby, tall, feathered, fluffy, two- and four-legged, make their annual journey to the San Diego County Fair.
Swifty swines, the Beach Boys and a pie-eating contest signal the opening of the San Diego County Fair.