Don Diego Scholarship Gala

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Join us at the 2016 Gala for dinner, a concert featuring Brian Wilson, and the chance to honor this year's scholarship recipients
Don Diego Scholarship Gala

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Yessica Vargas Navarro

Cal State San Marcos
FFA & Spanjian Scholarships

“I recognized I had a passion for teaching when I tutored struggling Migrant Education elementary students. With these scholarships, I will be able to earn a teaching credential and a master’s in Agricultural Business, and give back to my community.”
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Carney Jo Flinn

4-H Scholarship

“I value my experiences at the San Diego County Fair, and love how the Fair encourages the public to learn about agriculture. The skills I learned in 4-H will stay with me for life.”
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Ryan Berardelli

California Baptist University
Exhibitor/Participant Scholarship

"It's exhilarating to know that I won this scholarship! I'm excited to be on my way to college and become a mechanical engineer. There are so many things that can be done in the world to improve it and I can't wait to be a part of that."
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Sofia Davis

Employee Scholarship

“I am so honored and humbled to be chosen for this incredible honor. The scholarship will help me in my endeavors to become a pediatrician. Thank you, Don Diego community, for this amazing opportunity!”

Learn more about all scholars here.



Enjoy Our Programs


Get a full year of fun at the Fair, race meet and other events for just $99!


Sponsor a busload of kids to learn about agriculture at the Fair.


Commemorate a special person or occasion with a personalized brick.

Bid on autographed guitars

Bid on guitars autographed by San Diego County Fair Grandstand performers.