From Fairplex to you, Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!
Fairplex Snapshot: Souper Bowl 2016
The Souper Bowl is one of our favorite end-of-year fundraisers! Our Career & Technical Education (CTEC) students have made beautiful, unique ceramic bowls, which our guests can purchase for $15 each. Once bowls have been selected, guests can fill them up with delicious hot soup, while chatting with fellow donors and meeting the students themselves.…
Fairplex donates giant bear to Ontario Reign Teddy Bear Toss
We recently had the pleasure of donating one of our Fair giant teddy bears to pro hockey team Ontario Reign for their annual Teddy Bear Toss! The Teddy Bear Toss invites hockey spectators to toss new teddy bears and other stuffed animals onto the ice. These toys are then collected and donated to local charities.…
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Fairplex! We’re grateful for the opportunity to live, work and play here year-round. We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your loved ones.
Fairplex Snapshot: Infield after the rain
We experienced some rain Sunday, which we love for two reasons. One: any rain during a drought is a good thing. Two: the rain clears the smog and gives us a gorgeous view of the San Gabriel Mountains! Check it out:
Fairplex Gives: Employee Blood Drive
Throughout the year Fairplex partners with a number of non-profit organizations in the local area, giving our employees a chance to give back to a great cause. This month we worked with Cedars Sinai and City of Hope for platelet and blood donations respectively. The Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center turned into a blood drive center…
Don’t Drink & Drive!
Oktoberfest is all about beer and good times, but that doesn’t mean we condone drinking and driving. There are many ways to stay safe after the party: 1. Lyft/Uber: Car services like Lyft and Uber are a safe and easy way to get to and from Oktoberfest safely. Get dropped off and picked up whenever…
Behind-the-Scenes: LA County Fair Preparations
This past week has been a busy one for us! Farm animals moving in, food stands getting set up, carnival rides, games and prizes flowing through, not to mention the construction of our new exhibits .. FAIR season is here, and we haven’t seen a quiet day in a long time. Despite our packed schedule,…
Pomona Assembly Center Plaque
Today we had the honor of unveiling the Pomona Assembly Center plaque at Fairplex. This landmark recognizes the Japanese Americans detained at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in 1942 during World War II. We were honored to have more than 100 guests and several presenters at the event, including several of the Japanese Americans detained…
Fairplex Snapshot: Cards For Kids
We partnered up with Inland Empire United Way for a Cards For Kids project! Our entire team made some colorful, fun cards to give to children staying long-term at local hospitals. We hope these cards will bring a little sunshine and fun into their lives when they get them.