Guitar Man

It’s all about variety here at Fairplex. Last weekend it was tattoos. This weekend it’s the Los Angeles World Guitar Show, the place every Guitar Man will want to be this Saturday and Sunday, August 2 & 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. .  This is a huge event filling Fairplex 5 with every…

KABOOM! is near

It’s coming, people. It’s about this. And this.           And this.       And it’s so much fun! Tickets are flying out of the ticket office. Yesterday was the biggest sales day in the event’s history, so get on down and get yours before they’re gone. Tickets are available at the…

Rockin’ at warp speed

Fairplex Insider has an accomplice whose proficiency in Warped Tour-ese will be obvious. Enjoy! “…I mean she even cooks me pancakes and alka seltzer when my tummy aches…” (Cupid’s Chokehold in Wikipedia, for those of you don’t know this tune) Mosh pits, body vibrating bass and awesome bands. Can a Friday afternoon get any better?  I don’t…

Fly, rock, skate

Where to begin? In just one weekend, we have birds, both feathered and on skates, a home and backyard expo and an indie, punk, goth rock music festival. Here’s the skinny, in case you’re looking for something fun to do.  Recession Busters There are birds of all sizes and breeds at Everybody’s Bird Mart in Fairplex…

Forget the necktie

Dads hate ties. Most dads like cars, though. So celebrate Father’s Day at the 44th Annual L.A. Roadster Show instead. Admission is actually less than a tie and you get to hang around with some really cool car guys and a whole lot of their classic pre-1935  roadsters, most of which are better cared for…

June Vroom!

June Vroom! It looked like this on June 3 before the races started.   On Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8, it will look and sound like this! Nearly 10,000 race fans per day come to see and experience Championship Off-Road Racing (CORR) at Fairplex. This is fast, dirty, fender-to-bumper action with 2- and…

Wine, Cars, Stars & Horses

I really like this place in June. First, we have wine. A lot of wine – something like 3,500 different varieties – that our world-renowned wine judges are sipping, sloshing and sptooing right now for the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. What you might not know: The thousands of wine glasses used for the…

Welcome to Fairplex Insider

People! There’s a lot of stuff going on here at Fairplex – besides the Fair. Sure, the Fair is our biggest event, but Fairplex is more than giant turkey legs and carnival rides. Way more. I happen to know all about what goes on because I work here and I’m going to share some of…