Thursday, September 1, 2011

Pomona, CA - Los Angeles County Fair 2011 - Fairplex


 Opens September 3rd - October 2, 2011 at the Pomona Fairplex

Los Angeles is one of the largest cities in the United States with 3,792,621 people living here. So when the fair comes to town it is a must see.  Comfortable shoes are a must!
It is located in the city of Pomona. Nearby cities are Diamond Bar, Covina and Chino Hills. It's main freeway access is the (10) Interstate highway.  The best advice is to arrive early and bring lots of snacks and water. Have a plan as to what you want to do first and where you want to eat. Once you get there and see the great places, your plan may become blurry.  Here is a checklist of things you might want to bring:

The first thing you will do once you arrive is find parking.  Know that you will find a spot and that there are shuttles to take  you to the gate. Continue on your fun jouney and head to the gate. You won't have to wait long because you have pre-purchased the tickets. You may need to grab a map, if you forgot to print it at home.

Second head to your favorite event or show first. Make sure you check the times for attractions, competititions, concerts and show. Plan around your favorite event times to maximize your fun. Be flexible and on time. So you get seating or a good view of the event. Most of all have fun and enjoy yourself. Try to see all the fun exhibits that people have worked so hard to put together. My favorite is the Family Fun Days.

Who has the most talented or artistic family at the 2011 L.A. County Fair? Which family can create the best Pumpkin Boat or Recycled Castle? Enter one of our Family Fun Day competitions and get the whole family involved in something creative.
Family Portrait Painting
Family Recycled Robots
Family Pumpkin Boats
Family Talent Show
Family Pumpkin Decorating Contest



By the way you sometime see TV stars walking in the crowds at the fair. So hope to see you there this weekend.

Field Trip Mom
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