San Diego Fair Fun

It’s that time of year, time for the Annual San Diego Fair, beginning June 3 through July 4. This year it is called Mad about the Fair, it’s 26 days of wild and whimsical fun! Join us for San Diego’s biggest annual event!   fair rich snow cone

The smell of the fair is in the air with the aromas of Funnel Cakes, Fried Twinkies & Baaaaaaaaaaaaacon!  For all you chocolate lovers- you can have chocolate covered anything, including Bacon!  This year dig your teeth into Chicken Charlies Krispy Kreme Triple Cheeseburger. That is three burger patties with cheese sandwiched between 2 donuts – are you kidding me? Wow, if anyone has tried it please let me know.  Eat at your own risk & bring some Tums just in case.

50 Shades of Savings-for fair deals, head to Albertsons or Vons and purchase $3.00 off tickets, regular day admission is $16.  Tuesday, June 21 and June 28 are Kids’ Day’s at the fair, children 12 and under get in free.  Admission for kids ages 6-12 is $9 on (normal days). Children 5 and under get in free all fair season long.   One of the best Deals is 26 for $26— you can get an unlimited pass – $26 for 26 days, it’s a great deal.fair kennedy on ferris wheel

50 Shades of Rides –buckle up and enjoy the rides.  From flips, twirls, dips & wheels,  my favorite is the Grand Wheel and an added bonus it has grand beach views.  Fun it up- from the coaster to ferris wheel you can be a kid again.  It’s fun for all ages.

50 Shades of Concerts– turn it up, it’s a great entertainment line-up this year.  From Country to Rock   Toyota Summer Concert Series on the Heineken Grandstand Stage

  • June 3 – Switchfoot
  • June 5 – Lady Antebellum
  • June 8 – Rachel Platten
  • June 10 – Michael McDonald (formerly of the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan)
  • June 12 – Espinoza Paz
  • June 15 – X Ambassadors
  • June 16 – Three Doors Down
  • June 19 – Roberto Tapia
  • June 21 – Hunger Hayes
  • June 22 – Kenny Rogers: The Gambler’s Last Deal featuring Linda Davis World Tour
  • June 23 – Spirit West Coast featuring Newsboys, Hawk Nelson, Blanca, We Are Messengers, I Am They, Citizen Way
  • June 24 – The Jacksons
  • June 25 – 12th Annual Gospel Festival featuring Shirley Caesar
  • June 26 – Los Tigres del Norte
  • June 30 – Brian Wilson (of the Beach Boys) presents “Pet Sounds”: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary, with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin
  • July 2 – Kool and the Gang
  • July 3 – Calibre 50
  • July 4 – Sebastian Maniscalco with Navy Band Southwestfair chris kennedy merry go round

50 Shades of Festivals.   The fair hosts Festivals from Beer to Bluegrass, The San Diego International Beer Festival Friday June17-June 19.  The Asian Festival June 12 Distilled Spirits and Cocktail Festival Saturday June 25. The Blue Grass Festival June 18. This weekend the fair hosts the The Asian Festival June 12 & the Toast of the Coast Wine Festival June 11- You can come & raise a glass & toast the fair!  Cheers.

Do you have the fever for the flavor of the fair, if so now is the time to go check out sights & sounds of the San Diego Fair.  It runs from June 3-July 4 closed Mondays & the first  two Tuesdays. Sundays are Family Day so grab your friends and family and we will see you out at the Fair. fair chris kennedy joe jojo

Let us know your favorite part of the fair!

Written by Jennifer Jrock Blake

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