The San Diego Kids Expo & Fair is part fun fair and part music and dance festival all for the kids.
Bring the whole family and take advantage of the numerous free attractions such as rock climbing walls, inflatable games and rides, face painting and magic shows.
Kids under 18 are free at Del Mar Race Track's 10th annual Gourmet Food Truck Festival. Bring your appetite for the tastiest food on wheels, with more than 40 food trucks all in one location.
January 10-12: Perfect for kids who love dinosaurs! Run around and play with walking dinosaurs, meet baby dinos, enjoy fossil digs, dinosaur rides, science stations, crafts, face painting, bounce houses, and more. Experience the thrill of being submersed among some of the most enormous and vicious ancient sea creatures to ever lurk our ocean’s depths in their all-new exhibit, Ancient Oceans.
January 25-26: The show features 450 exotic cats, 43 breeds, rescue cat adoptions, and cat agility course, which includes stairs, jumps, tunnels, hoops and weave poles.
OCTOBER 1-31: At the Drive-Thru Scream Zone, the only roadside assistance coming to your aid is a triple threat of zombies, serial killers, and killer clowns.
DECEMBER 5 - JANUARY 2: Discover a symphony of sight and sound at one of Southern California's largest drive-thru holiday light spectaculars! Holidays in Your Car features more than one million LED lights, holograms, and projection mapping animated to classic holiday tunes.
DECEMBER 12-13: Oh no! Santa's sleigh has run out of gas! Help Santa and his team fill the tank with holiday cheer or Christmas will be ruined. Snowy surprises, holiday sing-a-long songs, spectacular performances and more await you in this brand-new holiday adventure live on stage.
DECEMBER 19: City Ballet's 26th annual Nutcracker returns this season to a new outdoor stage at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
JUNE 11 – JULY 4 (closed Monday and Tuesday): Come join them this summer for food, exhibits, live entertainment, plus lots of fun for kids, from pony rides to a magician, racing pigs to planting radishes!