Location

Mission Tower

The Del Mar Fairgrounds are located 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, at 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. in the city of Del Mar, California.

From coastal San Diego:

Take Interstate 5 north to the Via De La Valle turn-off.  Take Via De La Valle west to Jimmy Durante Blvd., cross the intersection The first entrance on the left is the Solana Gate.  Enter the Fairgrounds and follow the road to the Mission Tower which is the first large building on the left.

From inland San Diego:

Take Interstate 15 to 78 west.
From 78, take Interstate 5 south to the Via De La Valle turn-off.
Take Via De La Valle west to Jimmy Durante Blvd. and cross the intersection
The first entrance on the left is the Solana Gate.
Enter the Fairgrounds and follow the road to the Mission Tower,which is
the first large building on the left.

From Eastern San Diego County:

Take Interstate 8 west to 805 north to Interstate 5 north.
Exit at the Via De La Valle turn-off. Take Via De La Valle west to Jimmy Durante Blvd. and cross the intersection.  The first entrance on the left is the Solana Gate.
Enter the Fairgrounds and follow the road to the Mission Tower, which is the first large building on the left.

Please have your complimentary parking pass with you, otherwise you will be expected to pay for admittance to the Fairgrounds. It might be a good idea to keep your pass in your glovebox for easy access.

All speed and traffic laws are enforced by the Fairgrounds. Please be respectful of their signs and parking personnel.

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