Attend Art San Diego

Explore an amazing array of contemporary and modern art Oct. 18–21, 2018, at Art San Diego, taking place at the iconic Wyland Center at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Southern California’s most anticipated art event and the only contemporary fine art show in San Diego, Art San Diego showcases exceptional artwork from local, national, and international galleries alongside outstanding show programming, live entertainment, and other exclusive events.

New for 2019? As Art San Diego celebrates its 10th anniversary, we are partnering with UBS Financial Services to launch the IMPACT Program in support of the needs of the under served within the community. This year, our focus is on children’s health, education, and protection and the organizations that support those needs. We thank you for the support you have given Art San Diego and the arts over the past decade and ask for your support as we embark on this important mission.

Show Hours & Location

October 18–21, 2018


Thursday, October 18 | 5–9 P.M.
By Invitation Only
Complimentary Valet Parking – Thursday Night Only

Friday, October 19 | 6–9 P.M.

Friday, October 19 | 1–5:30 P.M.
Saturday, October 20 | 12–8 P.M.
Sunday, October 21 | 12–5 P.M.

Parking: $14 per day, per car

Your ticket counts! A portion of ticket revenue will support Art San Diego 2018’s non-profit partners—Monarch School, Generate Hope, HEAL, and Rady Children’s Hospital—each making an amazing contribution to the health, safety, and education of San Diego’s children.

Del Mar Fairgrounds – Wyland Center
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

Show Frequently Asked Questions

Are children allowed?

Yes, children of all ages are allowed, and those 15 and under receive free admission. However, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and no strollers are permitted. Oh, and please remind your little ones to never touch the art.

I’ll be sightseeing in San Diego before coming to the show. Can I bring my backpack?

For your safety, large bags will not be permitted in the event. Please do not bring suitcases, folding bicycles, scooters, or any items bigger than a handbag or laptop bag.

My dog is super cute and never barks. She can even fit in my purse. Can I please bring her in?

We love pets, too! However, only ADA-certified service dogs assisting handicapped or disabled individuals are permitted inside the venue.

Can I take pictures of the artwork?

Photography of the artwork is only allowed with the exhibitor’s permission.

Who is that guy taking my picture?

Press and promotional photography and filming are taking place during the show. Attendance at the fair implies permission for your image to be used for non-commercial purposes (including media reports).

Can I bring my vape pen?

Smoking or vaping is not permitted on the show premises.

Show Schedule

The official Art San Diego 2018 show schedule has been posted. Click below and get all the details!

Exhibitor List

L'intemporelle Brigitte Bardot by Virginie Schroeder | Artêria Gallery
L'intemporelle Brigitte Bardot by Virginie Schroeder | Artêria Gallery

The 10th-anniversary celebration of Art San Diego is gearing up to be an unforgettable experience, featuring world-class art, special events, and live entertainment. The four-day art experience will feature a wide range of innovative exhibiting galleries, art dealers, and artists from across the globe.

Special Programming

This year’s programs will feature the anticipated return of Art Labs, the San Diego Art Prize, Spotlight Program, and LaunchPad Program—key ingredients to the show, extending the presentation of modern, contemporary art from leading galleries and cutting-edge artists.

In honor of our 10th anniversary, Art San Diego and its exhibitors, in partnership with UBS Financial Services, are striving to make an impact on the local community with the launch of the IMPACT Program. This year, our selected nonprofit organizations that support and serve children’s health, education, and protection are Monarch School, GenerateHope, HEAL, and Rady Children’s Hospital.

Really want to make an IMPACT? Please consider a donation to support Art San Diego 2018’s IMPACT Program nonprofit partners.

Special Programming



Parking for attendees is available at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the duration of the show. There will be complimentary valet parking from 5 to 9 p.m. for the Collectors’ Opening Night Party. The cost for the public show days Friday through Sunday is $14 per day, per car.


Need a refresher while browsing the art? Stop by the Louis Jadot Wine lounge where you can have a taste, plan your next move, and decide which piece you’ll take home. There is also a full bar located in the Art San Diego Lounge.




Enjoy luxurious lodging close to Art San Diego this October. To ensure your comfort and convenience, we’ve negotiated exclusive discounts at popular local hotels. To save big, book at an official hotel through onPeak, the official housing partner of Art San Diego.


Be sure to check out some of the great sights, art, and culture that make San Diego a destination city.


Trade & Media Professionals

Trade, Press, & Media Registration

Trade and media professionals receive complimentary admittance to Art San Diego with preregistration. Click below to register.

Presenting Sponsor


Lead Media Sponsor

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Collectors' Night Sponsor

Ranch & Coast Magazine

Art San Diego Newsletter


Del Mar Fairgrounds - Wyland Center
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

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