Frequently Asked Questions:
What age children will most enjoy San Diego Kids Expo and Fair?
Our exhibitors provide products and services that cater to kids from birth to 17.
Where is the event held?
San Diego Kids Expo and Fair is held at the Del Mar Fair Grounds, located at in Del Mar, California, off the Via De La Valle exit on the Interstate 5 Freeway. The address is 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014.
Besides the ticket price, what else should I expect to pay for?
Parking is $15 per car at the Fairgrounds. The majority of the indoor activities are free with the exception of a few with a small fee. There are over 100 businesses and non-profits with products and services for kids. Outdoor fair attractions require a All Access Attraction Wristband or Playland Wristband which are available for purchase online or at the event. Fair food options are also available for purchase.
What is the age, weight limits and requirements of the outdoor fair activities? Can adults do the activities?
Most activities will accommodate all sizes and ages of riders. Parent discretion is advised regarding the abilities of the child per ride. The outdoor fair offers an inflatable Playland for children 8 years and younger. The Green Zip Line has a minimum required weight of 45 lbs and a maximum of 230 lbs. Pedal Racecars require closed toe shoes. Adults are welcome to participate with the purchase of an All Access Wristband.
What is there to eat and drink?
We have a wide selection of Fair food in all price ranges. Beer and wine are available for adults over 21. Feel free to pack your own picnic lunch!
What forms of payment are accepted?
Cash and all major credit cards are accepted for entrance tickets and wristbands. Vendors selling their own products will determine their own forms of payment. ATM's are located in the Exhibit Hall for easy cash withdrawal.
How can you let kids in free and only charge $10 for adults for an event this big?
Businesses and non-profits all over San Diego pay for this event by renting space at the event, sponsoring portions of the show and donating their products and services.
Can my business be a part of the Expo?
Absolutely!! Please call our office at (619) 269-9441 to find out how your business or non-profit could be a good fit.
Can I bring my pet to the Expo?
We love pets but unfortunately they are not allowed (except service animals).
Where do I go if I can’t find my child?
Head to the nearest Ticket/Information booth, located near the entrance or in the outdoor fair.
Will there be another San Diego Kids Expo in the future?
Yes! Every April and October.
Do you have options available for my special needs child?
We want every child who visits the expo to have an exceptional experience and we understand the needs of children can vary. Please contact us directly at 619-269-9441 so we can help make it the best experience possible!