L.A. County Fair - Fairplex - Pomona, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Merlin-N-Mim
N 34° 05.063 W 117° 45.762
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Quick Description: The Los Angeles County Fair is held every year in September at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2009 3:25:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM7CC5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
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Long Description:

L.A. County Fair - Pomona, CA
The inaugural 'Los Angeles County Fair', now known as the L.A. County Fair, started in 1922, in a former beet field in Pomona, California. Now in its 87th year, the Fair is the largest county fair in the U.S. Fair attendance has topped one million people in every year but one since 1948. L.A. County Fair
The Fair is operated by the Los Angeles County Fair Association, a not-for-profit organization. The Fair is held during the month of September on 543 acres of fairgrounds known as the Fairplex in Pomona, CA. Since its inception, the Fair has been the link between California’s agriculture industry and the public, providing a community gathering place where people learn about California’s heritage and enjoy traditional Fair food, activities and entertainment.
L.A. County Fair
In addition to the 13-acre carnival, the Fair has an operational farm, a historic trains exhibit, an outdoor miniature garden railroad, California’s Heritage Square historical exhibit, and America’s Kids-Education Expo, where school children discover “A Day Full of Learning Cleverly Disguised as Fun”.
L.A. County Fair
There are a large variety of competitions including livestock, dairy, horse riding, baking, canning, arts and crafts. Exhibits and entertainment range from plants and animals to carnival rides, horse racing and nighttime concerts. Numerous food vendors serve a vast array of dishes, many of which are fried.
L.A. County Fair
The advertising slogan for 2009 was “It’s what L.A. needs.” We agree.
The Fairplex hosts a number of other events and activities throughout the year.

Web References:
Wikipedia
When's the Fair?: Month of September

Who's at the Fair?:
The Fair is operated by the Los Angeles County Fair Association, a not-for-profit organization.


Website of the fair: [Web Link]

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