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New This Year!

EXCLUSIVE INFIELD PAVILION SITE * WESTERN ATTIRE ENCOURAGED

Time Activity
All Day Come early and enjoy the San Diego County Fair! Preferred Parking is included with your Gala reservation.
4:30PM Hosted Bar and Amazing Array of Grazing and Grilling Stations with Champagne and Cobbler Dessert
6:00PM Honor Scholarship Recipients
Live Auction
7:30PM VIP Stagefront Floor Seating to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Concert on the Heineken Grandstage Stage

2017 Gala Co-Chairs

  • Susan Farrior
  • Lee Haydu
  • Juanita Hayes

2017 Gala


Don Diego Scholarship Foundation Chair Jon Liss and several 2017 recipients. 2017 Don Diego Gala photos courtesy of McKenzie Images for the Del Mar Times.

See More photos from the 2017 Gala: Visit Our Photo Gallery

2016 Gala

Scholars and Board

The 2016 Don Diego Scholarship recipients and members of the Don Diego Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors. 2016 Don Diego Gala photos courtesy of McKenzie Images for the Del Mar Times.

2017 Gala Sponsors

Thank you all for your support!

Casey Gerry Schenk Francavilla Blatt & Penfield LLP

Charity Fair Horse Show

Cubic Transportation Systems

Susan & Michael Farrior

Joe & Barbara Harper

The Karetas Family

Leichtag Foundation

The Liss Family

Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

Premier Food Services

Karen & Stuart Tanz

Prize-Winning Wine Provided by The Toast of the Coast

Gala News

Coverage of the 2017 Gala in the San Diego Union Tribune

Coverage of the 2017 Gala in The Vista Press

Coverage of the 2016 Gala in the Rancho Santa Fe Review

Don Diego Scholars Reign and Shine at June 10, 2015 Gala at the Fair

Coverage of the 2015 Gala in the Del Mar Times