Our Programs


Arts and culture have been a core part of the Foundation’s mission from the start.

Bluegrass and Beyond

Bluegrass and Beyond has been bringing nationally-recognized artists to Del Mar for more than 15 years.


The Del Mar Foundation’s unique version of TED Talks, draws its speakers from the exceptionally deep bench of locally-based creative, intellectual and scientific leaders.

First Thursdays

The popular “First Thursdays” series includes a monthly concert from September through June.

Special Events

The Del Mar Foundation plans a wide variety of events offering something for all members of the community including adults, families, and children young and old.

Summer Twilight Concerts

Summer Twilight Concerts bring together friends and families to enjoy music, dance, and picnic while experiencing a priceless Del Mar sunset.