We’re pleased to welcome Miguel A.Santana as the next president and CEO of the Los Angeles County Fair Association! We met him this morning at our employee townhall, and he officially steps into his new role at the beginning of the new year. We’re excited to begin 2017 under his leadership and look forward to…
INFOGRAPHIC: Staying Green on The Farm
We take sustainability seriously at Fairplex, especially on The Farm. Our five-acre urban farm is home to animals, specialty crops, dinners, field trips and more. Here are some of the ways we stay green on a year-round basis:
#GivingTuesday at Fairplex
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global movement focused on giving back. This awesome day connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world to celebrate and encourage giving . Dozen of countries and hundreds of non-profits and charities benefit from the generosity of people around the globe and we are honored to be able…
Fairplex Snapshot: Farm Babies
We had a pretty eventful Thanksgiving weekend on The Farm at Fairplex! Meet our newest friends, two Turkin chicks, who decided to enter the world on Friday, November 25.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Fairplex! We’re grateful for the opportunity to live, work and play here year-round. We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your loved ones.
Farm Fall Harvest
Our crops change with the seasons, and our Farm fall harvest is looking bright and colorful! Our Anna apples are ready to be picked and enjoyed by our guests and employees. We also have persimmons! We’re currently using the traditional Japanese method of drying these, which will take about 3-4 weeks to complete. Our olives…
Fairplex Snapshot: Wellness Fair
Today we had our bi-annual employee wellness fair! We had the opportunity to speak with several health & wellness groups, enjoy massages and a delicious lunch of salad, soup and dessert. Not a bad way to spend the lunch hour!
Weekend Recap: 2016 Auto Club Finals
2016 NHRA Auto Club Finals The 52nd annual NHRA Auto Club Finals ended in a cloud of adrenaline, breaking records and first-time achievements! Here’s how it went down: Funny Car Championship Funny Car vet Ron Capps has tried (and came very close) to taking the championship title before, but this was the year he actually…
Fairplex Snapshot: Auto Club NHRA Finals
It’s here! The 52nd Auto Club NHRA Finals are here, loud and proud. Things kicked off today with sportsman racing. Pros start tomorrow. We’ll be covering all the highlights and results here, Facebook and Twitter. It’ll be a pretty exciting weekend! (P.S. Want to watch the drags but can’t attend? Check out NHRA All Access…
Learn something new at the Millard Sheets Art Center!
We are huge proponents of learning here at Fairplex, and nowhere is that more apparent than at the Millard Sheets Art Center. Take a look at what we have going on right now and join us for 2017 programs in just two months! CTEC Art Classes: We are nearing the end of our fall semester…