L.A. County Fair
Yep, it's county fair time again. Enjoy fried treats, carnival games, amusement-park rides and more than 20 big-name musical acts through the end of September.
WHAT: L.A. County Fair
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 31 - Thurs., Sept. 30
WHERE: Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona.
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