Valitar

Fair board discusses guns, governance and accolades

Fair board discusses guns, governance and accolades

DEL MAR — Gun shows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and governance of that state-owned facility were the two main topics at the monthly meeting of officials from Del Mar, Solana Beach and the 22nd District Agricultural Association, a gathering, Fair Board Director Dave Watson described as interesting, intense and candid.

Valitar tent, all other show equipment liquidated in auction

Valitar tent, all other show equipment liquidated in auction

DEL MAR — The gigantic red tent that has infamously graced a large section of the Del Mar Fairgrounds parking lot for more than four months will soon be gone.

Valitar’s big red tent is going once, going twice …

Valitar’s big red tent is going once, going twice …

DEL MAR — Anyone in the market for an enormous red tent should save the date.

All things Valitar have left the fairgrounds, except the tent

All things Valitar have left the fairgrounds, except the tent

DEL MAR — With the exception of one gargantuan red tent — and four similar smaller ones — all things Valitar have been cleared from the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Updated: Fairgrounds helps stranded Valitar horses, performers

Updated: Fairgrounds helps stranded Valitar horses, performers

DEL MAR — A 45,000-square-foot tent that took two months to erect in the Del Mar Fairgrounds parking lot was the stage for only four public performances of “Valitar” before the producers came in and allegedly removed key elements of the show. 

Tent structure rises over fairgrounds

Tent structure rises over fairgrounds

DEL MAR — Anyone driving past the Del Mar Fairgrounds over the last few weeks may have noticed a large structure going up in the parking lot.