driving directions

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

From Interstate 5, take the Via de la Valle exit and head west (a left turn from the freeway exit if you are northbound; a right turn if you are southbound). Take Via de la Valle to Jimmy Durante Boulevard and turn left. The Fairgrounds will be on your right.

The entrance to the show is located down main street at the Mission Tower Building.


Drive through the main gate just off Jimmy Durante Blvd and proceed to the O’Brien Gate. Continue driving through the fairgrounds on main street until you reach Parking Lot B (West Parking Lot) located immediately west of the Mission Tower Building (#10).

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Parking and Rideshare Info

The Fairgrounds Parking Area opens at 9:00am.

  1. FREE PARKING until 5pm. Parking adjacent to the Mission Towers complex will be open.

  2. No RVs allowed

  3. To help preserve the environment, we strongly encourage carpooling!

  4. For ADA parking: ADA placard must be prominently displayed.

  5. Leave your car at home and rideshare to and from the GoodLife Seminar Series.