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High-end luxury and old-world charm

Since the legendary days of Hollywood’s golden years, Del Mar has been the destination of choice for many celebrities as well as those with a taste for fast horses, beautiful beaches and award-winning cuisine. 

Del Mar is Spanish for “of the sea” or “by the sea,” which reflects its location on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

Venue - Del Mar Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall

2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. ~
Del Mar, CA. 92014

EXHIBIT HALL

The 55,000 Square Foot Hall is located on the southwest section of the Fairgrounds.
On the map below, the Exhibit Hall is building #9.
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DIRECTIONS

The Del Mar Fairgrounds is located 20 miles north of downtown San Diego, in the city of Del Mar, California. Del Mar is a quaint seaside village rich in history, striking natural beauty and European charm. Located north of San Diego on the Southern California coastline.

From Interstate 5, take the Via de la Valle exit and head west. Turn left on Jimmy Durante Boulevard, and the main parking entrance to the Del Mar Fairgrounds will be on your right.

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DEL MAR VILLAGE HOTELS

Along with the Del Mar Fairgrounds, home to the Del Mar Races and San Diego County Fair, the historic and charming Del Mar Village offers a variety of unique shops, renowned restaurants, and luxury and beach-style hotels, many with spectacular views of the Del Mar beaches below. Saturday’s farmers’ market is also a great place to pick up the freshest and finest produce, flowers and seafood the region has to offer.
Hilton Del Mar – 0.2 mile

This prime location is located right across the street from the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the 257-room Hilton San Diego Del Mar has a resort style outdoor pool and double whirlpools, pet-friendly rooms, and range of dining options.

Parking: $23.00 per night

Courtyard Del Mar – 0.8 mile

Just a short walk to the coast, the 116 room unique Courtyard By Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach is located on the historic Pacific Coast Highway near a variety of attractions including the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Parking: $15.00 per night

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Holiday Inn Express Del Mar – 0.9 mile

Perfectly situated along the Pacific coastline of Southern California, the 80 room Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach – Del Mar hotel’s location provides convenient access to San Diego attractions.

Parking: $13.00 per night

Del Mar Motel on the Beach – 1.6 mile

This attractive 44 room boutique hotel is the only hotel on the beach of Del Mar, featuring a relaxing sundeck, BBQ and picnic area.

 

Parking: Limited Hotel Parking

 
Best Western Del Mar – 1.7 mile

Enjoy easy access to the beach, shops, galleries and restaurants, these ocean view rooms and modern amenities at this 80 room property nestled in the seaside village on the Del Mar coast.                                                              

Parking: Free

Hotel Indigo Del Mar – 2.0 mile

Pet-friendly boutique hotel featuring ocean views, a European-style day spa and many more amenities. Hotel Indigo is part of the IHG family of hotels and resorts.                                                                                                                 

Parking: $13.00 per night

Del Mar Village Restaurants

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Americana Del Mar

Bustling breakfast and lunch spot for top-quality American cuisine infused with Mediterranean flavors.

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Adelaide

Discover an ocean-forward, ingredient-driven coastal restaurant at L’Auberge Del Mar.

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Beeside Balcony

Mediterranean and Californian dishes served in a coastal-chic space with shaded outdoor seating.

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Board and Brew

Casual local chain serving sandwiches and craft beers in a colorful, surf-themed space.

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Brigantine Del Mar

Casual seafood spot serving up surf ‘n’ turf, oysters on the half shell, fish tacos and more, overlooking the Del Mar Racetrack.

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Coya Peruvian Secret

Fresh, flavorful, authentic Peruvian cuisine in an idyllic vine-covered cottage with patio seating.                           

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Del Mar Farmers Market

Certified and non-profit farmers market operating year-round on Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza.

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Del Mar Pizza

Surf-themed casual stop for pizza by the slice or pie, plus subs, pastas and salads with an ocean view.                      

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Del Mar Liquor & Deli

Fine selection of wines, liquor and beers, plus deli sandwiches featuring Boar’s Head meats and cheeses and fresh veggies.

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Del Mar Seaside Grill

Casual spot for Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including tacos, burritos, falafel and gyros.

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Del Mar Snack Shack

Casual beach snacks just steps from the beach, including sandwiches, burgers, cold drinks, ice cream and more.

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Elixir Juice and Food

Organic made-to-order juices and smoothies, cold-pressed juices, açaí bowls and light lunch bites.                     

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En Fuego Cantina & Grill

Fresh traditional Mexican dishes, seafood and creative margaritas, with an adjacent wine bar next door.   

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Enoteca Del Fornaio

Il Fornaio’s outdoor wine bar and café on the roof of Del Mar Plaza, with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.

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Il Fornaio Del Mar

Authentic Italian cuisine including wood-fired pizzas, pastas, specialty entrées and an extensive wine list.       

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Jake’s Del Mar

Award-winning spot just steps from the beach featuring brunch, lunch and dinner menus highlighted by fresh seafood,.

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Jimmy O’s Sports Bar

Sports bar serving burgers and sandwiches and featuring a DJ and dancing after sundown.

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Lyric Coffee

Lyric Coffee, a new coffee house rooted in a musical history in the lobby of L’Auberge Del Mar.

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Monarch Ocean Pub

Modern American comfort food, local brews on draft, wine and craft cocktails with a sweeping ocean view.

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Ocean View Bar & Grill

Stylish eatery at the Hotel Indigo, featuring New American grub, cocktails and an outdoor fire pit.

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Pacifica Breeze Cafe

Pacifica Del Mar’s ocean view café serving breakfast and lunch, with grab-and-go options.                                  

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Pacifica Del Mar

Refined yet casual fare in a comfortable and beautiful setting, featuring fresh seafood, steak and pasta.

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Poseidon Restaurant

Waterfront dining with a patio on the sand offering seafood-centric fare and a variety of wine, beer and cocktails.

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Sbicca Del Mar

New American bistro with a relaxed vibe, award-winning California cuisine and rooftop terrace with ocean views.

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Seaside Yogurt

Self-serve frozen yogurt with fresh, fun toppings, smoothies and açaí bowls in the heart of Del Mar Village.

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Shimbashi Izakaya

Seasonal Japanese tapas and sushi in a modern space with a sake bar and ocean view patio.

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Starbucks Coffee Co.

Your favorite coffeehouse chain serving coffee, espresso, tea and bites to go.

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Stratford Court Cafe

Dog-friendly café with deck seating and a menu of all-day breakfast, sandwiches and coffee drinks

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Tamarindo

Tacos and tequila inspired by the rich flavors of traditional Latin American cuisine.                                                                                                                                                          

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Viewpoint Brewing Co.

Del Mar’s first brewery, serving delicious food and good beer for all with views of the San Dieguito Lagoon.                                                                                                     

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Villaggio Ristorante Del Mar

Delicious, authentic Italian food, prepared by a chef whose family’s culinary history goes back four generations.                                                   

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WestBrew

Patio tasting room with beers highlighting the best of the West Coast, as well as a vibrant, coastal gastropub menu and coffee beverages.

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Zel’s Del Mar

Chic American bistro with an outdoor fire pit and easygoing attitude offering pizza and other global fare.

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Del Mar Village Shopping

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Carolyn’s Designer Resale

Consignment shop voted best in San Diego and featuring secondhand, designer-label women’s fashions and accessories

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Del Mar Farmers Market

Certified and non-profit farmers market operating year-round on Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza.

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Del Mar Plaza

High-end, dog-friendly shopping plaza with specialty boutiques, gourmet restaurants and beauty salons.

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Dexter’s Deli

Healthy food and treats, toys, grooming supplies, highest quality supplements and accessories for dogs and cats.

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Durante’s Del Mar

Contemporary women’s boutique featuring the same laid-back California style as Durante’s Menswear.

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Durante’s Menswear

This 5 star rated store combines men’s hottest trends with the sleekest looks with laid-back California style since 1984. 

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Frustrated Cowboy

Authentic western clothing, cowboy boots, & accessories for ladies, men & kids. Catering to the tastes of the rancher, rider or urban cowboy.

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Joni annd Susi

Upscale contemporary women’s boutique with clothing, gifts and jewelry from the newest designers to fit the well dressed SoCal lifestyle.

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Julie’s Beachwear

Swim, lounge, beach and resort clothing, accessories and gifts featuring designers from across the US and world.

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Made In Earth

Focused on both rare and familiar semi-precious gemstones, with a selection of high quality stones sourced from across the globe.

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Marquis Fine Jewelers

One-of-a-kind pieces from around the world, with an emphasis on Italian designed jewelry. Custom design and jewelry repair.

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Pebbles by the Beach

Swim and loungewear from all the best showrooms in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. Trends with benefits…

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Rusty Del Mar

Surf shop with handcrafted boards, rentals, clothing, gear and accessories, offering private and group surf lessons.

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Sandcastle Tales

Family-owned independent children’s boutique with books, toys and gifts to encourage kids’ imagination and creativity.

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Sea Biscuit Del Mar

Effortlessly luxe fashion and personal styling for women, plus gifts and unique specialty items for the home.

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St. Peter’s Thrift Shop

Thrift shop featuring men’s and women’s clothing, accessories, home goods and more.

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Sundancer Boutique

Eclectic, casual women’s boutique with thoughtfully selected clothing and accessories.

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The Bustle Bridal Boutique

Extraordinary experience & service, as seen on The Knot & voted the best bridal boutique in San Diego.

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Urban Girl Accessories

Women’s apparel, accessories and home goods – perfect for gifting to yourself or someone else.

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Downtown Del Mar Village Map