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The LA County Fair Celebrates its Centennial!

November 30, 2021

The LA County Fair will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary this May with a “Back To Our Roots” theme. That’s right, the first Fair took place in 1922, and is celebrating its centennial! The 100th Anniversary celebration will begin Thursday, May 5 through Monday, May 30, 2022, and will pay homage to the past 100 years of fair food, fun and memories.   This…

Fair Food Friday: The Final Round-Up

September 25, 2015

We hit you Opening Weekend with a deep-fried extravaganza (which we’re still recovering from, by the way). On Week Two, we went gourmet with a meal at Maria’s Italian Kitchen and visit to Terri’s Berries. And last Friday, we dove into a full on sugar coma when we sampled anything and everything sweet at LACF. Now…

Sky High

September 22, 2015

Up in the air…is it a bird?  A plane? No, it’s the Sky Ride here at the LA County Fair.  Hop aboard for only 8 tickets, purchasable from a plethora of booths that sell carnival tickets.  Up to three people may ride at a time, so whole families can take part!  You must be a…

Bottoms Up

September 19, 2015

Are you one of those people who loves beer?  Did you know that LACF offers beer tasting classes? Because they do! You can find the class in the Beer, Wine, and Spirits Marketplace, attached to the Flower and Garden Pavilion.  Classes take place at noon, and are $15 per person.  Jason Torres leads the beer…

Daily Parades

September 19, 2015

If you haven’t seen the daily parades held at LACF, you’re not having as much fun as possible.  Every day of the fair, either at 12 or at 5 PM, there is a parade down the main thoroughfares. In keeping with our Mardi Gras theme this year, the float riders throw bead necklaces to spectators.…

Clay Play

September 18, 2015

Did you know that you can take a pottery class here at LACF? Wander down Redwood street, where Thunder Alley is roaring.  To the right, behind the Millard Sheets Art Center, you’ll find it.  Tucked away behind a little courtyard where water gurgles is the ceramics shop.  There, student volunteers will help you make your…