Fairplex, California

By Connect Sports Staff, March 21, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 1.09.20 PMFairplex, California, home of the LA County Fair, is Southern California’s premier destination for events. The beautifully landscaped, flexible-use campus is visited by more than 3 million guests annually.

Conveniently located 9 miles from Ontario International Airport and 30 minutes from Los Angeles and Orange counties, Fairplex is the perfect spot for any event, whether it’s sports-, entertainment- or business-related. Situated on 487 acres, the Fairplex campus’ parklike setting offers versatility on all levels. Eight large column-free, air-conditioned exhibit halls range from 12,000 to 105,500 square feet. All halls are prewired with high-speed Internet and DSL. The 244-room Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Fairplex KOA/RV Park are perfect for clients and attendees. And because it is Southern California, the surroundings are tremendous and endless. Less than an hour away are snow-capped mountains, sandy surf-ready beaches, theme parks, lively downtown districts and an Arnold Palmer-designed golf course. Dodger Stadium, Staples Center, Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Honda Center are a half-hour away.

Along with its tremendously flexible exhibit halls, Fairplex is home to a massive infield with a grandstand and Auto Club Raceway of Pomona, home of the season opener and closer for the NHRA drag race circuit. In keeping with the ever-changing need to service a wide range of audiences and sporting events, Fairplex provides abundant functional spaces and a wide variety of configurations for seminars, sporting events and outdoor shows like The Color Run and CrossFit Regionals, as well as industry trade shows. The campus has played host to national cheerleading, martial arts and dance competitions, and has welcomed thousands to the annual Vans Warped Tour.

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