CategoryFairplex News

How to Taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil

February 7, 2018

The Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition is currently taking place at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel. Every year extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) makers from around the world submit their best oils for judging here at Fairplex. More than 600 entries were submitted this year from 22 countries across the globe, and our…

Amazon PolyPlex: Where We Are Now

February 6, 2018

Back in October 2017 we partnered with Cal Poly Pomona, the County of Los Angeles and the City of Pomona to send in a proposal to Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, regarding why our campuses would make the best home for their second headquarters. This joint effort, titled “Amazon PolyPlex” was submitted to Amazon,…

Behind-the-Scenes: Team Bonding at Fairplex

February 5, 2018

We ended last week on a positive note with a good old fashioned tailgate BBQ! Usually our whole team is busy working on our various events, campus maintenance, community relations and any other number of Fairplex-related tasks, but every now and then we take a break to for some team bonding and fun in the…

Throwback Thursday: #PSTInstaSwap

January 11, 2018

A couple months ago the Millard Sheets Art Center participated in the #PSTInstaswap. 40 institutions hosting Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibitions swapped locations for a day to explore the art and culture happening outside their own spaces. Each institution was assigned a specific swap. We swapped with the Riverside Art Museum, who hosted “Myth &…

Holidays at Fairplex Part II: McKinley’s Grille

December 15, 2017

What does a 487-acre campus look like during the holidays? Festive of course! Countless Christmas trees, fake snow (this is LA County after all), thousands of twinkling lights and even a reindeer or two can be spotted throughout our enormous campus. Take a look at some of our favorite spots in this two part series:…

Fairplex provides temporary home to horses during fire

December 7, 2017

If you’re a resident of Southern California, you have been keeping tabs on the numerous wildfires wreaking havoc throughout our region. Many have been forced to evacuate, bringing their animals along with them. Fairplex has once again opened its barns to horses and large farm animals in need of shelter during the evacuations — so…