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New Family Funville at Fab Fair

Del Mar CA–  The San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons/Sav-on, has revamped, refurbished, restored and renamed the Infield. “FAMILY FUNVILLE” is chock-full of contests, entertainment, rides,  games and so much more for the family. The whole “kit-and-caboodle!”FamilyFunvilleLogo_370px

For more information go to: www.sdfair.com/funville.

The NEW Farm at Family Funville is an adventure in itself. Explore the newly designed garden and learn about Birds, Bees, Butterflies and Bugs, our little garden helpers. Meet the “Beetles” in our very own, “Strawberry Fields.” Take a look back at our agricultural history with the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum and get some gardening tips to take home to your own garden. AND, don’t forget the homegrown produce contests, the Honey Bees, Worm Races, and “Family Fun Contests.” Yes, there’s Corn Shucking, and Watermelon Spitting contests too. More than a few things to see and do in Family Funville.

Family Funville is home to: Kids Zone (formerly Kiddieland, featuring kid-sized carnival rides), Creative Youth, the MCAS Miramar Military Display, Ag-Venture, The Turkey Stampede, The San Diego Pavilion and the Albertsons Funville Stage. Also NEW: “The World of Wonders” – a thrilling illusion show rich in the tradition of Barnum and the giant fairgrounds shows of yesteryear. Go to: www.sdfair.com/whatsnew; and click on New Attractions.

This year Creative Youth is offering a FABulous world of hands-on activities! From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, children and families can enjoy FABcrafts, workshops, demonstrations and activities in art, magic, acting, puppetry, cartooning, science, engineering and traditional Mexican arts. Story time is daily at 3 p.m., featuring authors and illustrators of well-known children’s books reading and signing books. Fairgoers can help create an ongoing art installation of London out of recycled materials. “Ringo’s Bingo” and The Beatles karaoke will occur each day at 4:30 p.m., and Fairgoers can enter one-day contests to show-off their best brownies, sock puppets, recycled trash art and many others.

About the San Diego County Fair

Here comes the FUN! “The Fab Fair” is the theme for the 2014 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons/Sav-on, paying tribute to the British Invasion that revolutionized the music industry 50 years ago in United States and around the world.  The 2014 Fair will feature British Pop Culture, music and exhibitions NEVER BEFORE seen in California. The Summer starts with Food, Fun and Frolic at the 2014 San Diego County Fair!

The Fair will open on Saturday June 7 and run through Sunday, July 6; closed on Mondays and the first two Tuesdays.  The fun continues after July 4th!  The San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and one of the top 10 Fairs in the United States and Canada, drawing more than 1.4 million visitors annually.  Admission is $14 for adults; $8 for ages 6-12 and 62 and older; free for ages 5 and younger.  For more information visit, www.sdfair.com.

Get the Best Pass Ever season pass for $24 at Albertsons/Sav-on, at the Fairgrounds Box Office and www.sdfair.com.  The Fair Tripper ticket includes round-trip transportation using the North County Transit District’s COASTER, SPRINTER, and BREEZE plus Fair admission for only $15. Late night trains north and south every day of the Fair. Details at: www.sdfair.com/transportation



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