Top 4 Labor Day Food Events: L.A. Times' "The Taste," Lawry's USC Tailgate, Pico-Robertson Block Party + L.A. County Fair
L.A. County Fair
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.
COST: $12 weekdays; $17 weekends
Pico-Robertson Block Party
This community event will host live music and plenty of food trucks, including the Lime Truck, Bun Truck, No Tomatoes, Fashion Truck, B Sweet and Trailer Park. Also, Starbucks will be offering tall iced coffees for $1.
WHEN: Friday, Aug. 31, 6-10 p.m.
WHERE: 8809 W. Pico Blvd., L.A.
L.A. Times' "The Taste" Festival
Southern California's biggest food and wine festival returns after its inaugural year to bring together more than 15,000 Angelenos for an unparalleled culinary weekend filled with chefs, food personalities and much more.
WHEN: Sat., Sept. 1-Mon., Sept. 3
WHERE: Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood.
COST: $65 per event; $185 for weekend pass
USC vs. Hawaii Lawry's Tailgate Party
Lawry's Catering will be kicking off Trojan football season in style with a three-hour, all-you can-eat-and-drink tailgate party that will feature a Hawaiian luau-style menu.
WHAT: Lawry's Tailgate Party
WHEN: Sat., Sept. 1, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: L.A. Coliseum, 3911 S. Figueroa St., L.A.
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