CategoryFun at the Fair

Namaste at the LA County Fair!

September 21, 2017

Sure, we might be advocates of deep-fried Oreos and giant turkey legs, but we also support healthy living! We’re very pleased to bring you the 2nd annual Yoga Day at the LA County Fair this Sunday, Sept. 24. Amateur and expert yogis alike can join us before the Fair opens to the public, for a…

Into The Looking Glass

September 21, 2017

Located in-between Jurassic Planet and the Flower & Garden Pavilion, The Atrium is one of our favorite little spots inside the busy Fairgrounds! Enter the world of Wonderland. Fantasy-like creatures and colorful displays can be found within the lush flora and fauna of the Atrium. Alice in Wonderland fans might recognize favorites like the flamings…

#DareToFair Round-Up: Week 3

September 17, 2017

Here are some of our favorite #DareToFair photos from you, our guests 🙂 Use #lacountyfair and #daretofair in your photos and you could be featured on our blog this month! Thanks to everyone who braved the heat to come hang out with us. It should be cooler in the days to come 🙂 REMINDER: We…

Celebrate '28, the Games are Back!

September 16, 2017

We had a great time celebrating the City of Los Angeles’ awarding of the 2028 Summer Games. We enjoyed a parade with LA 2028, LA84 Foundation, Olympians and Paralympians. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisor Hilda Solis and Olympic champion John Naber were among those who came to celebrate with us at Celebrate ’28. Check it out:…

Blue Ribbons Galore at the DIY Design Studio

September 14, 2017

Looking for old-school Fair fun? Look no further than the DIY Design Studio, home to dozens of competitions. From photography to knitting to baking, this is the place where our most creative guests can show off their talents (and compete for a coveted blue ribbon!) Many competition entries are submitted beforehand; participants don’t know who…

Old School Fair Contests

September 14, 2017

Winning a blue ribbon is one of our Top 10 Fair Dares, and one of the best ways to do that is by participating in a contest at the Galaxy Stage. From pie eating to hula hooping and bubble gum blowing, there is a chance for everyone to win a blue ribbon and have fun…

#DareToFair Round-Up: Week 2

September 10, 2017

If last week felt like a heat apocalypse, the weather this week was absolutely heavenly, especially in the evenings!  Here are some of our favorite #DareToFair photos from you, our guests 🙂 Use #lacountyfair and #daretofair in your photos and you could be featured on our blog this month! Thanks to everyone who braved the heat to…

It's always a good day to Dare to Fair!

September 10, 2017

Right before the Fair started, we shared our Top 10 Ways to Dare to Fair (old-school style.) Since then, we’ve had a blast living out classic Fair fun like riding the Tilt-A-Whirl and eating (a little too much) funnel cake. Share your best #DaretoFair memories with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #LACountyFairDare!  Here’s…

Join us for Celebrate '28

September 9, 2017

Join us for Celebrate ’28 as we congratulate the City of Los Angeles on its expected awarding of the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. We will have a special celebration parade on Saturday, Sept. 16  with LA 2028, LA48 Foundation, VIPs, Olympians and Paralympians. Then enjoy the day at the LA County Fair. For…

Run for the Fair Culinary Competition

September 8, 2017

Contestants dashed around the fair to compete in our Chopped-style Run for the Fair contest tonight, and the results were delicious. Six fair guests were given two mystery ingredients, puff pastry and bacon, and $10 in food vouchers to make an appetizer. Contestants had 30 minutes to shop for food from vendors and then had…