Exciting rides, rocking concerts, enthralling performances by musicians and dancers along with exhibits and comedy nights – the San Diego County Fair is an event of non-stop fun and entertainment.
Every year as summer approaches, the San Diego County Fair, which is the largest Fair in North America, becomes the favorite place to hang out for not only tourists but also the city residents. It’s one great opportunity to enjoy an entertaining San Diego family vacation.
The fair kicked off on June 11 and will go on till July 5 at the Del Mar fairgrounds except on June 21 and 28. This famous fair attracts streams of visitors every year.
This year the fair is celebrating food with a ‘Taste the Fun’ theme and not surprisingly, there is a massive spread of gastronomical delights being offered by various stalls and booths. Visitors are treated to a variety of delectable food items such as deep fried pop tart, beef kabob, veggie kabobs, chocolate dipped pickles, four pound belly buster burger and lots more. Apart from this, you can also look forward to cooking contests, food exhibits and lots more.
San Diego County Fair is a perfect place to spend a whole day with the family. There are so many carnival rides, farm animals, hobby and craft competitions, and so much more to keep the kids busy.
One of the key attractions of the fair is the 2010 Grandstand show in which various performers entertain the audience. If you are a fan of Classic Pop, catch the performance by Kenny Loggins. Fans of R&B can look forward to a performance by Donna Summer. And then there will be artists like Switchfoot, Lifehouse and others.
Lovers of traditional dance forms can look forward to international folk dance day at the fair, slated for June 19. In this event, various dance groups in colorful costumes will entertain the crowds with different dance forms. Or you can watch the spectacular and interactive Star Trek Live. It is simply an out of this world experience!
There will be so many events talking place everyday, so it is advisable that you find a hotel in San Diego from where Del Mar is nearby. California Suites Hotel is one of the leading budget hotels in San Diego which is centrally located. Even the San Diego International Airport is just 15 minutes away from the hotel. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast, free parking and other fine facilities at affordable prices. So if you are planning a San Diego family vacation in June, make sure to go to the San Diego County Fair. Your family will love the fun and entertaining event and take back some great memories.
Picture Courtesy: http://www.sdnn.com/ (By Dave Gatley)
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