Young People Enjoying Oktoberfest

Prost! Oktoberfest returns to Fairplex October 7-22!

August 5, 2022

Bavarian music. Beer. Authentic German food. Beer. Chicken Dance. Beer. Games and prizes. Beer. What is there not to love?  Oktoberfest brings a drop of Germany’s annual celebration to Los Angeles at Fairplex. As usual, you can expect giant steins of craft beers, authentic German food, Oom Pa Pa music, games and prizes, Chicken Dances,…

Pinners California Conference

The Pinners Conference & Expo is Heading to Fairplex August 26 & 27!

July 13, 2022

Calling All Pinterest Lovers: Come learn, create and connect at the Pinners Conference & Expo on August 26-27! Pinners is a conference featuring 100+ Pinterest-based classes taught by the best presenters in the nation. Additionally, this event has nearly 300 top businesses providing beautiful options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, cooking, self-improvement, photography, party…

Unity Day LA Event

Celebrate the 4th of July at Unity Day LA x KABOOM!

June 22, 2022

Celebrate the 4th of July at Unity Day LA x KABOOM! 💥 This year, Fairplex has partnered with Unity Day LA to present live music, celebrity boxing, an iconic firework show and so much more.  Hosted by comedy legends Tommy Davidson and Paul Rodriguez, Unity Day LA x KABOOM! will be kicked off at 10 a.m. with a half-mile…

Cheers Festival Graphic

Cheers – L.A.’s Wine, Spirits, Beer & Food Fest is Back at Fairplex!

June 10, 2022

Summer nights are for dancing, eating and drinking! Fairplex presents… Cheers: LA’s Wine, Spirits, Beer & Food Festival on Saturday, June 18 (in partnership with The Pomona Chamber of Commerce and Sakul Creative. For over a decade, Cheers has been a celebration of the award-winning wine, spirits and extra virgin olive oils from the Los…

2022 Los Angeles International Wine and Spirits Competition

Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

April 15, 2022

For decades, the Los Angeles International Competitions have bestowed gold medals to the best wines, spirits, olive oils and dairy products from around the globe, showcasing the winners at the LA County Fair. Los Angeles International Wine Competition Now in its 83rd year, the Los Angeles International Wine Competition showcased the finest domestic and international…

Roberto Viramontes The Learning Centers at Fairplex Executive Director

The Learning Centers (TLC) At Fairplex Name Roberto Viramontes As New Executive Director

April 6, 2022

The Learning Centers (TLC) at Fairplex, the education arm of the long-standing Pomona institution, announced the appointment of Roberto Viramontes as its new Executive Director. Viramontes’ post began on March 14. The Learning Centers (TLC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization transforming lives through life-long learning experiences in partnership with Fairplex and the community. For nearly…

LA County Fair Guest Relations Group Photo

The 2022 LA County Fair Job Fair Has Arrived!

March 24, 2022

Want to join the 2022 LA County Fair team? Join us at our Job Fair on March 31 & April 9! Please bring a few copies of your resume and be prepared for an interview. When? Thursday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. & Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where? 1101 W. McKinley Avenue Pomona, CA 91768 – Enter through GATE 9…

2022 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition

Los Angeles International Dairy Competition

March 23, 2022

For decades, the Los Angeles International Competitions have bestowed gold medals to the best wines, spirits, olive oils and dairy products from around the globe, showcasing the winners at the LA County Fair. In fact, the Los Angeles International Dairy Competition celebrates its centennial anniversary along with the Fair itself in 2022. On Saturday, February…

2022 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

March 18, 2022

For decades, the Los Angeles International Competitions have bestowed gold medals to the best wines, spirits, olive oils and dairy products from around the globe, showcasing the winners at the LA County Fair. On February 8-10, 2022 the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition celebrated its 23rd anniversary. Beginning in 2000, wine competition…

Alex Xydias

The Learning Centers at Fairplex Highlight: Alex Xydias Celebrates 100th Birthday!

February 28, 2022

Last week, one of the namesakes of the Alex Xydias and Pete Chapouris Center for Automotive Arts (AXC), Alex, celebrated his 100th Birthday at the NHRA Motorsports Museum. Mr. Xydias is a renowned hot rod legend and award-winning figure in the automotive customizing industry.  About AXC In 2012, The Learning Centers at Fairplex began an…

Lizard on Surface

Slither Over to the Reptile Super Show & Breeders Expo January 22 & 23!

January 5, 2022

Calling all reptile lovers! The Reptile Super Show & Breeders Expo is back at Fairplex on January 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & January 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. With over 100,000 square feet of reptiles, amphibians, supplies, supplements, educational workshops and more, the Reptile Super Show is a fun and…

Walter Marquez Fairplex CEO

Fairplex Names New CEO

December 15, 2021

As a 7-year-old, Walter Marquez strode into the gates of the LA County Fair, hand-in-hand with his grandfather and cousins, as was their tradition, ready to take a spin on the tallest ride and pet the fluffiest sheep. To a child, the Fair looked expansive – lots of rides to conquer, tons of food to…

NHRA FINALS BANNER

Off to the Races at Fairplex!

November 22, 2021

Baptism by Nitro: First Time at the Drag Races Written by: Arielle Torrez Engines were revving as racers blasted off at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Fairplex over Veterans Day Weekend. Eager crowds filled the stands from Thursday, November 11 through Sunday, November 14 ready to witness the crowing of the four 2021 NHRA Camping…

Elf on the Shelf Magical Journey

Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey Lands at Fairplex!

October 27, 2021

The lights are sparkling, and the holiday spirit is high as Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey returns to Fairplex beginning Friday, November 5 through Sunday, January 2! Join Scout Elf Tiny Tinkerman and Santa’s best Scout Elves on an outdoor magical journey through a dazzling outdoor winter wonderland featuring an open-air ice skating rink, games, holiday treats, shopping at the…