MonthJanuary 2014

Fairplex Snapshot: Our urban farm

January 30, 2014

We ran into Chef David Teig on our urban farm this afternoon, gathering fresh ingredients for tonight’s farm-to-table dinner. This evening’s fare includes chicken stuffed with brioche, black garlic and leeks. Looks like it’s going to be a delicious meal!  For more photos, follow Fairplex on Instagram! (@fairplex)   

Volunteering at Fairplex

January 30, 2014

Behind our fairs, festivals and expos lies a core community of Fairplex volunteers. Our volunteers help us carry out our mission of educating and entertaining our guests. Volunteers of the 2013 L.A. County Fair From helping the FairKids field trip students during the L.A. County Fair to working with high school students at our college…

Fairplex, As Seen On TV

January 28, 2014

Fairplex is home to the L.A. County Fair, Oktoberfest and Vans Warped Tour, but we are also a prime Los Angeles film location for movies and commercials. You might not recognize our campus at first, but if you look closely, you will recognize many of the places you visit each year during the Fair, and…

UP 4014 Big Boy’s Final Farewell

January 21, 2014

You watched the Union Pacific 4014 a.k.a “Big Boy” travel across Fairplex on a mile-long railroad built just for her. Some of you even came to see this powerful engine move for the first time in more than 20 years. And now, it’s time to say a final goodbye. Big Boy will be making the…

Fairplex hosts horses from Glendora fire

January 16, 2014

The Barretts facilities at Fairplex is accepting horses who have been misplaced during the Glendora/Colby Fire. So far we have 70 horses who have made our stables their temporary home. We have 200 barns available and additional racing stables if need be, so if you or anyone you know needs a home for their horses,…