Tickets for the 2013 San Diego County Fair’s Toyota Summer Concert Series on the Heineken Grandstand Stage go on sale Saturday, March 16 at the Fairgrounds and through Ticketmaster.
The 2013 Fair, presented by Albertsons/Sav-On will host 24 nights of first-class family entertainment featuring nationally known singers and bands. Many shows are free with Fair admission. Reserved seats are also available. Some shows offer a dinner package in the Grandstand’s famed Turf Club.
Tickets for paid shows, dinner packages and reserved seats will be available at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Durante Gate Box office Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or through Ticketmaster: Ticketmaster (ticketmaster.com/venue/81980) or by calling 800-745-3000.
Shows start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. More information, including ticket prices, available at www.sdfair.com/grandstand.
The following are performers scheduled to date:
Saturday, June 8: The Beach Boys, free with Fair admission; dinner package.
Tuesday, June 11: REO Speedwagon, free with Fair admission; dinner package.
Friday, June 14: Switchfoot, free with Fair admission.
Saturday, June 15: Steve Miller Band, paid show; dinner package.
Sunday, June 16: La Arrolladora Banda El Limón, free with Fair admission; paid floor.
Tuesday, June 18: Caifanes, free with Fair admission; paid floor.
Wednesday, June 19: Third Day, free with Fair admission.
Thursday, June 20: Martina McBride, paid show; dinner package.
Sunday, June 23: Grupo Intocable, free with Fair admission; paid floor.
Tuesday, 25: Bad Company, paid show; dinner package.
Wednesday, June 26: Bridgit Mendler, free with Fair admission; paid floor; show starts at 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, June 27: Train, paid show; dinner package.
Saturday, June 29: 9th Annual Gospel Festival featuring Mary Mary and Dottie Peoples, free with Fair admission.
Sunday, June 30: Julión Álvarez, free with Fair admission; paid floor.
Monday, July 1: “Weird Al” Yankovic: The Alpocalypse Tour, free with Fair admission; dinner package.
Tuesday, July 2: Adam Lambert, paid show; dinner package.
Thursday, July 4: Happy Together Tour 2013 starring The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & The Raiders and Gary Lewis & The Playboys, free with Fair admission.
The San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons/Sav-on, is the largest annual event in San Diego County, the largest county Fair in California, and the 4th largest Fair in North America. In 2012, the Fair drew more than 1.5 million visitors, breaking an attendance record for the fourth consecutive year.
“GAME ON!” is the theme for the 2013 Fair. Get ready to PLAY! The summer of 2013 promises to be filled with fun and games galore for 24 days. The "Game On!" theme invites everyone young and old to have the time of their lives. The Fair will spotlight classic and nostalgic games we grew up with and show how games have evolved over the years. From board games and pinball, to television, videos and computers, technology has enhanced the gaming culture beyond our wildest dreams.
The 2013 San Diego County Fair will open on Saturday, June 8 and run through Thursday, July 4. The Fair will be closed the first three Mondays, June 10, 17 and 24. For more information, visit sdfair.com.