Helping our furry friends, too!
Partnering with the Inland Valley Humane Society and SPCA and the Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care Center, the Fair gave more than 1,500 tickets to people who adopted a pet at both centers, a small way to help shelter pets find their forever homes.
To kick off Fair season, the Fair team visited some of our local childrens hospitals, including City of Hope, to bring a little bit of the LA County Fair to them. Staff went from room to room handing out Superhero capes, toys and stuffed animals while children enjoyed free face painting and a magic show.
Cards for Kids
Fairplex partnered with the Inland Empire United Way forits Cards for Kids program. Fairplex employees created more than 275 cards filled with good wishes and inspirational thoughts that were delivered to children at Loma Linda University Medical Center and the City of Hope.
Police Camp Out
Each summer more than 300 kids unrolled their sleeping bags in the infield and settled in for overnight fun at the annual Pomona Police Departments Great Camp Out. The PD host the kids for a sleepover with dancing, games, food, magicians, movies and lots of fun. Fairplex also provides a free ticket to the LA County Fair for every child.
Ross/McCracken Learning Expo
Each May, Fairplex hosts the Ross/McCracken Learning Expo. The free event showcases educational exhibits organized by Pomonas Promoting Academic Achievement and Pomona Unified School District. More than 5,000 kids and their families enjoy this interactive event.
To celebrate Earth Day we deliver tomato and herb plants from our five-acre farm to our nearest neighbors to promote sustainable and healthy living part of our mission at Fairplex.
2017 MS Walk
Every April "Team Fairplex" participants in the MS Walk at Citizens Bank Area. In 2017 more than 85 volunteers raised $13,000 in the MS Walk. Fairplex matches our fund raising efforts 50 cents to every dollar raised up to $3,000.
Pomona Beautification Day
At Pomona Beautification Day Fairplex provides a $15,000 donation towards lunch for all who gave their time to the local neighborhood. In addition, we donated a free fair ticket to all attendees who donated their time to beautify our city.
30 Sweet Cases were delivered to local foster youth organizations. We partnered with Together We Rise to provide Sweet Cases that are decorated and stuffed with goodies for our local foster kids.
Spring and Fall in The Farm
Each Spring and Fall we invite the local community to enjoy a free event in our Farm. Families enjoy music, food, crafts, kids games, samples of Farm fresh items, corn grinding, seed planting, live animals and gardening workshops.
Read Across America
Read Across America Care packages are delivered to all 27 elementary schools in Pomona Unified School District in celebration of Dr.Seuss Birthday. We love reading too!
Family Fun Easter Baskets are donated as raffle items to the fun Easter events the City of Pomona hosts annually at local parks for our community.
Annual Neighbor Halloween and Cookie Decorating Parties Party
Every year we host a private free event for 4,000 neighbors for Halloween and Christmas. Our event includes snacks, crafts, face painting, bounce houses, music, candy, games, gifts and Santa.