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Fairplex Insider

The Fairplex Insider blog gives you a behind-the-scenes, inner-circle perspective on the more than 500 year-round activities at Fairplex from “Scoopster,” a blogger with extraordinary access to information and tips.xx


About Us

Under the direction of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, Fairplex is home to the L.A. County Fair, the largest county fair in the world, as well as The Learning Centers which encompasses Fairtime Learning, The Child Development Center, The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) and the Junior Fair Board. Fairplex also operates a diverse hospitality business with McKinley’s Grille, KOA RV Park, Finish Line Sports Grill, Cornucopia Foods, and the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center. The campus is also home to the NHRA Motorsports Museum and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona and Barretts Sales and Racing; as well as the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Vision Statement
Fairplex is recognized on a national level as a world-class, environmentally responsible Southern California campus to work, learn, live and play; and as an innovative learning & community-building resource.

Mission Statement
We enrich lives by entertaining and educating our diverse community while creating unique and memorable experiences.

Core Values
Innovation, Inclusion & Diversity, Community Service, Guest Experience, Lifelong Learning

Corporate Structure
The L.A. County Fair Association is a 501(c)(5) non-profit mutual benefit organization. The Fair Association manages and produces the L. A. County Fair. The Association is self-supporting and does not fall under the auspices of any county or state governmental body. The Association will not exceed 60 active members, including an 11-member board of directors. Directors are elected annually by and from the Association. Officers, management and staff are employed by the Fair Association. The Association has a long-term lease with the County of Los Angeles for use of the grounds. Surplus revenues generated by the Fair and other activities are re-invested into the maintenance and development of the facility.

Doing Business with Fairplex
Fairplex is dedicated to fair and open competition. We are committed to providing opportunities for all vendors interested in meeting the goods and services needs for Fairplex planning, operations and construction activities.