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Convention for “Makers” Comes to Fairplex

Dozens of entrepreneurs, inventors and families stopped by the SoCal Maker Convention at our grounds this weekend. Everywhere you looked people were enjoying themselves – children were entertained by the drone races, parents saw how trash will soon be taken out and hobbyists were in complete awe by the robots. Check out this quick video:…

L.A. Weekender: Technology, Films, Fair and Farmers Market

SoCal MakerCon (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. We’ll have robot wars, drone demonstrations and some of the top entrepreneurial minds in the region. This one-day event is perfect for families! For more information, visit socalmakercon.com. AFI Festival (Nov 6-12): The 29th annual AFI Festival will be happening in Hollywood now through November…

Goodbye October and Hello November (aka Holiday Season)

Greetings, fellow Fairplex Insider readers! I hope everyone enjoyed the sugar intake this Halloween weekend. If you have kids, remember that for every candy they get, you get TWO! 🙂 Here is what’s going down at Fairplex this month: SoCal Maker Con (Nov. 7): SoCal Maker Con celebrates innovation, inventive minds and creativity in Southern California. Robot wars,…

FOOD ALERT: Move over Kit Kats, there’s a new candy in town

Halloween is right around the corner and grocery stores have already lined their shelves with an abundance of candy. Just in time for this sugar-loaded holiday, Hershey announced plans to launch a new candy brand for this first time in 30 years. Candy favorites like Hershey’s Kisses, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kats and Almond…

Oktoberfest Giveaway

Fairplex is an extremely diverse campus that transforms from a full-blown Fair to an off-road expo to a blacklight obstacle course… and that was just one weekend. Our next major event is Oktoberfest, opening this Thursday, Oct. 10th and running every Thurs-Sun until Oct. 27th. Oktoberfest 2012 What was once the building that housed the…