What's happening opening weekend at the San Diego County Fair

Posted at 6:46 PM, Jun 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 11:19:42-04

DEL MAR, Calif. (KGTV)--Friday marks the start of a busy opening weekend at the 2017 San Diego County Fair.

This year's theme is "Where the West is Fun," based on the wild west days.  Expect to see cowboy hats, boots and country music.


Military opening day: Free admission for military personnel and veterans. Tickets are available at military bases.

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Lauren Alaina with Sundance Head.

Mounted Police Obstacle Challenge


Firefighter Demolition Derby

Asian Festival: Celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander cultures with food, entertainment, martial arts and floral designs.  Located at the Paddock.

Toyota Summer Concert Series: Aloe Blacc


Bluegrass Day at the Paddock Stage.

Día de la Familia: Mexican culture is celebrated at Fiesta Village in Family Funville and the Plaza Stage.

Hole in the Wall Gang: Demonstration of cowboy skills.  Located in the Del Mar Arena.

Toyota Summer Concert Series: La Arrolladora Banda El Limón.

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The San Diego County Fair opens at 4 p.m. Friday and runs through Tuesday, July 4.