CategoryFair News

Our 95th Anniversary!

October 17, 2017

On October 17, 1922 the first ever LA County Fair opened and ran for five days. 95 years later and we’re still going strong, celebrating our community, agriculture and the food, entertainment and culture of Southern California. Only five years left until we hit the big 1-0-0!

World War II Veteran Joins Parade

September 15, 2017

Earlier today we were honored with the presence of World War II veteran Fernando A. Torres and his wife Gail Torres. The two love the Fair and have attended every year since 1966, which is where they had their first date. Here are some pictures that were captured from this very special day & parade:…

We're Officially Open!

September 1, 2017

The 2017 LA County Fair is officially open! We kicked things off with our traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, held at the brand new Le Grande Ferris Wheel XL. From left to right: Pomona City council members Robert Torres and Ginna Escobar, Mayor of Pomona Tim Sandoval, Los Angeles County Fair Association Chairman of the Board J.…

10 Ways to Dare to Fair (Old School Style)

August 23, 2017

We’re celebrating our 95th anniversary this year. Ninety. Five. Years. Our world has changed drastically in that time. Can you imagine your great-grandfather taking a selfie and uploading it to Instagram? (Nope.) But while technology and trends have changed over the years, some things have remained the same: the LA County Fair, for instance. Sure…