TagLA County Fair

It's Almost Here!

September 1, 2008

Happy Labor Day everyone. Well, It’s Sept. 1 – four days ’til the big day! We are so excited to be presenting our guests with an amazing, fun, exciting, better-than-ever L.A. County Fair. Opening day is only $1 (until 5 p.m. $12 after 5 p.m. for ages 13 and older. Kids 6-12 are free every…

Yes, We Said Free Gas

August 28, 2008

Have you seen our new billboards for this year’s L.A. County Fair? They are getting quite a bit of play out there in the blogosphere. We’ve been mentioned in adrants.com, LAist.com and LATimesblogs. Woo hoo. Take a look for yourself: These are just two of 10 billboards promoting the Fair. And isn’t that a Hot…

Ode to a Fair and a Girl Growing Up

August 20, 2008

My darling daughter, age 4 ¾, will be starting kindergarten in six days, 16 days before the opening of what will be my eighth Fair. Obviously when I started here, my girl wasn’t even in the planning stages. But then, a few years later, there I was, teetering around like a weebles-wobble-but-they-won’t-fall-down figurine, nearly eight…

They Call Me Mister Chicken

August 2, 2008

If you’ve been to the L.A. County Fair, you know him.  Maybe not by sight or by his full name, but definitely from his amazing, deep fried concoctions. Deep-fried Oreos. Deep-fried avocados . Delectable Krispy Kreme chicken sandwiches with Swiss cheese drizzled in honey. He’s Charlie Boghosian, or Chicken Charlie as he is more commonly…