Los Angeles County Fair – Pomona, CA

LA county fair 2014

The Los Angeles County Fair, now known as the L.A. County Fair, is an annual county fair. It was first held on Oct. 17, 1922, and ran for five days through October 21, 1922, in a former beet field in Pomona, California. The 2013 Los Angeles County Fair had an attendance of over 1.3 million in  31 days.

It was first held on October 17, 1922, and ran for five days through October 21, 1922. Highlights of the Fair’s first year were harness racing, chariot races and an airplane wing-walking exhibition. The fair is one of the largest county fairs in the U.S. Fair attendance has topped one million people in every year but one since 1948, and is the 4th largest fair in the United States.

Los Angeles County Fair

The end of summer concert series featured a multi genre musical line up of talented performers such as War, Trace Adkins, Charlie Wilson, Los Lobos, Ke$ha, The Jacksons, Devi Lovato, LYNYRD SKYNYRD and SHINEDOWN.

Check out Demi Lovato’s performance at the 2013 Los Angeles County Fair

 

The Los Angeles County Fair features a number of Shows, Concerts and Midway Entertainment. Some of the main features in the past have included:

  • Demolition Derby
  • Midway Rides
  • Monster Truck Rally
  • Moto X Champions Tour
  • Chinese Circus
  • Travelling Musical Performances
  • Marching Band
  • Wine and Beer Marketplace
  • Horse Racing
  • Star Trek Exhibition
  • Asian Festival

There are also a number of fun activities for kids to check out:

  • Kids Midway Rides
  • Kid Carnival

Address: 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Website: www.lacountyfair.com

Tell us about your day at the fair!