CategoryFairplex News

The Learning Centers at Fairplex Receives $1.9 Million Boost from Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez

October 26, 2023

The Learning Centers at Fairplex’s (TLC) career education program received a major boost this month with more than $1.9 million in state funding thanks to Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-53). Rodriguez secured $1.924 million in the fiscal year 2024 state budget to fund TLC’s Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC). This will support CTEC classroom and…

New + Better Beer Cups at Fairplex!

August 18, 2023

Fairplex is the home of the annual LA County Fair in addition to hundreds of unique events year-round. And during these events, our food and beverage partner, OVG Hospitality, is serving thousands and thousands of guests delicious menu items and refreshing drinks – especially beer! Recently, OVG Hospitality led the initiative to introduce new cups…

Child and Parent Smiling with Thummer the Pig

LA County Fair Announces “Spring Into Fair” Theme!

September 1, 2022

Tiptoe through the tulips and stop and smell the corn dogs on your way to fun, food and entertainment as the 2023 LA County Fair celebrates flower power with Spring Into Fair: Where Fun Blooms, May 5-29! Celebrate the Fair’s second year with its new May schedule with a refreshing theme that welcomes everything spring…

Young People Enjoying Oktoberfest

Prost! Oktoberfest returns to Fairplex October 7-22!

August 5, 2022

Bavarian music. Beer. Authentic German food. Beer. Chicken Dance. Beer. Games and prizes. Beer. What is there not to love?  Oktoberfest brings a drop of Germany’s annual celebration to Los Angeles at Fairplex. As usual, you can expect giant steins of craft beers, authentic German food, Oom Pa Pa music, games and prizes, Chicken Dances,…

Roberto Viramontes The Learning Centers at Fairplex Executive Director

The Learning Centers (TLC) At Fairplex Name Roberto Viramontes As New Executive Director

April 6, 2022

The Learning Centers (TLC) at Fairplex, the education arm of the long-standing Pomona institution, announced the appointment of Roberto Viramontes as its new Executive Director. Viramontes’ post began on March 14. The Learning Centers (TLC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization transforming lives through life-long learning experiences in partnership with Fairplex and the community. For nearly…

Walter Marquez Fairplex CEO

Fairplex Names New CEO

December 15, 2021

As a 7-year-old, Walter Marquez strode into the gates of the LA County Fair, hand-in-hand with his grandfather and cousins, as was their tradition, ready to take a spin on the tallest ride and pet the fluffiest sheep. To a child, the Fair looked expansive – lots of rides to conquer, tons of food to…

Fairplex Weekender: Fun in the sun

April 13, 2018

Get ready for another busy weekend at Fairplex! It’s supposed to be in the 80s both Saturday and Sunday, which means perfect weather for all our outdoor events. Check out what we have planned: Bubble Run 5K (Sat): The Bubble Run invites you to jog, skip, walk/run through a 5K filled with suds, bubbles and…