Taking advantage of Los Angeles hotel packages this summer? Take a day to visit the largest county fair in North America, the LA County Fair! The Fair has plenty to offer guests including a circus, farm animals, live music, pet shows, London 2012 for the Olympics, an African safari and so much more.
The LA County Fair’s End of Summer Concert Series is held 20 nights of the Fair. Performers this year include Carly Rae Jepsen, Boys II Men and The Wanted. A little number of free general admission concert tickets are available the day of the concert. Grandstand seats are $18.50 to $25, sidebox seating is $22.50 to $45 and center box seating is $25 to $55. Floor seating is $75 to $125. For more information on the concerts, click here.
One of the Fair’s exhibits this year is the Art & Fair – A 90 Year Celebration. Storyteller Jim Cogan and docents will take you in a journey through time of the LA County Fair and its relationship with art over th years. Families will be encouraged to make art at the Art Workshop to be displayed in Chase Bank buildings all over Southern California.
Adult tickets on weekdays are $12, and $17 on weekends. Children ages 6-12 can get in for $7 on weekdays and $12 on weekends. Seniors are admitted for $9 on weekdays and $14 on weekends. Parking is $12 on weekdays and $15 on weekends. Carnival ride tickets can be purchased at $20 for 40 tickets or $50 for a wristband. Deals and discounts are available for many days of the fair. On opening weekend, you can get in for just $1 between 10am and 1pm. Soft drinks and carnival rides are also discounted. You can also get in for only $5 after 5pm. For other discount details, click here.
Hope you get a chance to attend the LA County Fair this year!
Dates: August 31 to September 30, 2012
Hours: Hours vary by day. Click here for more details.
Location: 1101 West McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
Admission: $7-$17 per day
For more information, please visit www.lacountyfair.com/2012/index.asp