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Filming at Fairplex...Now in the studio zone!

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Fairplex is a prime location for feature films, television, commercials and still photography. Not only does our
diverse campus offer the looks and amenities to support a wide range of filming scenarios, our staff is sensitive to the needs and timelines of large and small scale productions. Located in Los Angeles County, Fairplex is easily accessible from the 210, 57 and 10 freeways. Fairplex is well known as film-friendly; a reputation we pride ourselves on and strive to surpass.

Why Fairplex?

  • We’re huge…nearly 500 acres of potential with the flexibility for long or short-term film shoots
  • We offer a private and secure filming environment
  • 250,000 square feet of column-free “sound stages” with high ceilings
  • 115 acres of unobstructed asphalt parking lots
  • Unrestricted 5/8-mile horse race track with grassy infield and 10,000-seat grandstand
  • Authentic historic railroad station and full-size trains
  • Sports bar and grill and private restaurant available for filming or dining
  • Horse arenas, stables, barns, farms and shaded grassy areas
  • Auto Club Raceway’s 1/4-mile drag strip, home of NHRA drag racing
  • Historic Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
  • Ample base camp parking
  • Flexibility and award-winning service
  • Film permit ease through L.A. County Fire Department

Notable Films

  • And They're Off (2010)
  • Race to Witch Mountain (2008)
  • Fast & Furious: 4 (2008)
  • Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
  • Elizabethtown (2005)
  • Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005)
  • Seabiscuit (2003)
  • That Thing You Do (1996)

Notable TV Shows

National Commericals

  • Fear Factor
  • House
  • Jericho
  • Numb3rs
  • HBO's Luck
  • MTV's Pimp My Ride
  • Driving Force
  • Tori & Dean
  • Thunder Road
  • BMW
  • Lexus
  • Ford
  • Chevrolet
  • Subaru
  • Xbox 360
  • L’Oréal
  • Dial Soap
  • Harley Davidson


  • Fairplex has a full-service, on-site rental company with services and equipment readily available
  • Sheraton Fairplex Hotel offers special filming rates and features a restaurant, in hotel and on-campus catering, lounge, meeting rooms, pool and new fitness center. Fairplex KOA RV Park offers 185 sites with full hook-ups, camping cabins, store and recreation room
  • Finish Line Sports Grill features an impressive food and beverage menu and the perfect atmosphere for your crew to relax after your shoot

Industry Support

As an avid supporter of the industry, Fairplex’s sales team is active in the filming community attending industry events, fundraisers, mixers and exhibitions. Fairplex proudly sponsors the annual COLA event as well as the“California Only Locations” reception. We also hold membership and are actively involved in the LMGA. Fairplex provides hospitality for film industry professionals and their families including visits to the L.A. County Fair,  premium concert packages and networking events.

Participate in industry publications, such as the Compass and P3 Production update.




For more info, please contact :

Melissa DeMonaco-Tapia

(909) 865-4042 Office

(909) 226-8813 Cell

1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768
Tel (909) 623-3111
Fax (909) 623-9599