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Los Angeles County Fair Highlights

Things to Do at the LA County Fair


Floral zebras at the Los Angeles County Fair

Floral zebras in the Gateway to Africa floral exhibit in the Flower Garden at the Los Angeles County Fair

Photo © 2009 Kayte Deioma, used with permission
Here's just a taste of what you'll find at the Los Angeles County Fair.
  • America's Kids: A Living Library of Fun, Explore a library where books are 8 feet tall and characters come to life.
  • The Land of Frogs, Princesses and Knights Medieval re-enactment in the America's Kids Pavilion includes knight school, archery, castle walls to scale and costumes to try on.
  • Beneath the Sea: An Underwater Adventure includes stingrays, sharks, information on coral reefs and the all new Sea Lion Splash show.
  • Pets Ahoy combines pirate shows and music with pet antics.
  • Wilderness Ridge visit the Axe Women Loggers of Maine show, a Log Rolling School and America’s Great Outdoors with Smokey Bear and friends.
  • Esmeralda's Traveling Circus brings amazing acrobats and jugglers to the LA County Fair. Cirque du Feu combines old school circus with modern day theatrical stunts. For an additional fee you can learn a few circus tricks yourself.
  • Mojo's African Safari - the hillside above the Flower and Garden Pavilion has been transformed into a safari with monkeys, reptiles, insects, a capybara and an African crested porcupine.
  • Garden Railroad Historic Trains - the Fairplex Garden Railroad is the oldest and largest garden railroad in the nation, with an acre of detailed, scenic landscape and more than three miles of winding track.
  • The Millard Sheets Gallery presents “Art Treasures From the Attic,” a collection of exhibits created from artists’ own work spaces.
  • Fairview Farms - livestock shows, cow and goat milking, animal petting
  • Exhibit halls filled with every gadget and gizmo you can imagine and some you'd never think of.
  • Horse shows, horse racing, off-track betting and a Horse Racing Exhibit including racing seminars and wagering instructions
  • The Wine & Spirits Marketplace
  • features tastings of the winners from the Los Angeles International wine, beer & spirits competitions.
  • Pig Races
  • Cooking, wine-making, arts and crafts demonstrations and workshops
  • Street performers
  • Children's educational exhibits
  • Carnival rides
  • The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
  • California's Heritage Square - living history demonstrations
  • Grandstand Concerts and Spectacles
  • Special Events
1) LA County Fair Basics
2) LA County Fair Highlights
3) What's New at the LA County Fair This Year
4) LA County Fair Grandstand Concerts and Spectacles
5) Special Events at the LA County Fair
6) LA County Fair Photo Gallery

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