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National Volunteer Appreciation Week

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week! We want to give a big thank-you to our wonderful volunteers. From leading field trips in The Farm at Fairplex to helping us set up and run our neighborhood parties (and so much more), they are part of our very core. Their passion, dedication and love for the programs at…

Strategic Planning Meeting #1 Recap

Last week we hosted our first official Strategic Planning meeting. As we look at the future of Fairplex begin planning for the 100-year anniversary of the LA County Fair in 2022 we will look to these meetings for our next steps. Our strategic planning sessions are open to the public — all are welcome to…

Fairplex Strategic Planning 2017

As we wrap up the first quarter of 2017 at Fairplex, we are already looking towards the future and what direction we will take as we move towards our 100-year Fair anniversary. In keeping with our mission and core values, we have begun a year-long process to develop a strategic plan to keep us moving…

Weekend Recap: Learning & playing

We like to share our weekend experiences through the eyes of our guests! ICYMI, here’s a quick look at what we had the pleasure of hosting: Spring in The Farm Our annual celebration of all things agriculture was a huge success! More than 1,000 guests of all ages visited The Farm at Fairplex and learned…

Spring has arrived at Fairplex!

Spring has arrived at Fairplex, and nowhere is that more apparent than in The Farm. While it’s supposed to rain later this week, we’re too busy soaking up the warm rays and fresh air to worry too much. New crops, new projects, healthy animals… there’s a lot of agricultural activity happening with the arrival of…

60 Minutes with Miguel A. Santana

When the company you work for hires a new President and CEO, you pick up your notebook as fast as you can, you walk over to his executive assistant and you schedule an interview. Sounds easy, right? Well, it would be if everyone wasn’t trying to do the exact same thing! Fortunately for my colleague…