Here’s how you can have a great time at the Los Angeles County Fair for free, plus feel great knowing that you’ve helped feed hungry folks.
All you have to do is gather up five canned goods and bring ’em to the fair between noon and 5 p.m. on any Friday through September 27.
You’ll get a voucher for free fair admission.
It’s that simple.
If you want to get your thrills at the Los Angeles County Fair and are looking to save a few bucks in the process, then be sure to stop by your local Del Taco or Farmer Boys first.
There, you’ll find coupons for a $25 fair admission and carnival ride wristband combo that’s good on any Wednesday during the fair’s run.
That’s a great deal, especially considering weekday fair admission is $12 for adults, and ride wristbands are normally $50 by themselves.
You can take that $37 savings and put it toward some Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joes from Chicken Charlie’s.
The Los Angeles County Fair opened Friday (August 30)…and you know what that means.
Media folks were treated to a food preview on Wednesday, and we got a small sampling of what to expect at this year’s fair.
Thanks to Claremont reporter Wes Woods II for alerting us to news that the Pomona Fatburger, 3109 N. Garey Ave., should be reopening Monday (August 12).
The location opened back in September 2010 and closed sometime in 2012.
Continue reading for a brief video preview.
Foodies won’t want to miss Saturday’s (June 22) Cheers event at Fairplex in Pomona.
Billed as “L.A.’s wine, spirits, beer and food festival,” the event showcases the award-winning wines, spirits, beers and olive oils of the Los Angeles International Competitions.
More importantly, it’s a fundraiser for educational programs at the Learning Centers at Fairplex, which offers educational programs for students of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds.
The number of Inland Empire breweries continues to grow unabated.
There are several breweries that have recently opened or are opening soon.
Follow the jump to find out where to find them.
Cal Poly Pomona’s annual salute to all things strawberry, the Tractor & Car Show and Strawberry Festival, takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the university’s Farm Store, 4102 S. University Drive.
The event is free. Parking is $3.
In addition to goodies like strawberry pie, strawberry jam, chocolate-dipped strawberries and strawberry-topped funnel cake, participants can also pick vine-ripened strawberries, beginning at 11 a.m.
Just saw a Tweet from our friends from the My Delight Cupcakery truck. They are going to be one of the food trucks serving at Cal Poly Pomona’s Family & Friends Day event until 10 p.m. tonight (May 3).
The event will take place at Bronco Commons.
Admission is free, but parking is not. If you don’t have a parking permit, you must purchase a one-day pass ($5) or risk getting a ticket.
The sixth annual Southern California Auction & Tasting event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday (May 5) at Cal Poly Pomona.
Participants will be able to sip wine, listen to music and sample from some of Southern California’s best restaurants, including local culinary partners Owen’s Bistro, Suite 106 Cupcakery, Pine Haven Cafe and Catering, Some Crust Bakery, Graber Olives, Hangar 24 Craft Brewery and Dale Bros. Brewery.
Oh, remember a while back, when we reported that Fairplex’s Thursday food truck gatherings were going dormant until April?
Well, food truck fans can rejoice, because they’re back this week!
The trucks will be parked from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lower administration parking lot in front of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.
For more information, click here.
Head over the jump to see who’s scheduled to be there tomorrow (February 21).