The L.A. County Fair is celebrating its 91st anniversary with one big party. Here’s a list of programs and deals for Saturday, Sept. 7. More information can be found at www.lacountyfair.com.
Today’s hours: 10 a.m. – midnight
- Presbyterian InterCommunity Hospital Bloodmobile will be at the Fair. On-site blood drive donors receive a ticket for one free return admission to the Fair.
-Day For Heroes: Active and retired military, reserves, police, fire and paramedics, with ID, along with one guest, can attend the Fair for $1 each; proceeds from the $1 admissions will be donated to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.
- Season Pass: presented by Walgreens, $24.99 for ages 6 and older at participating Walgreens
- Ralphs Any-Day Tickets: admission tickets $10 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12, comes with exclusive unlimited carnival ride wristband ($35). Restrictions apply. Presented by Ralphs.
-Cardenas Any-Day Tickets: admission tickets $10 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12, available at all participating Cardenas Markets.
- Costco Savings Pack: $54.99 for 4 any-day tickets, one parking pass and 44 carnival ride/game tickets. At participating Costco store.
- Children 5 and younger are free every day.
Today’s Top Things To Do:
Ke$ha: “Go insane, go insane, throw some glitter make it rain!” Edgy pop princess Ke$ha performs as part of the End of Summer Concert Series, presented by Toyota. A limited number of free general admission tickets will be available beginning at 3 p.m. at the ticket kiosk on Rose Lane. Reserved seats are available at ticketmaster.com and the Fair box office. 7:30 p.m.
Weiner Dog Racing: Join the fun and watch as these adorable dogs race each other at Barretts Race Meet. Dogs run in between horse races, 1-3 p.m.
Homemade Beer: Learn the tricks of home-brewing at the homebrew demonstration. At the Village on Broadway. 10 a.m.
America the Beautiful Parade: Join us with a grand parade featuring elements from the Fair neighborhoods, community organizations, entertainment, classic cars, floats, local talent and much more! Noon.
Tablescaping: Discover how to make your dinner table look fabulous with Tablescaping with Pottery Barn. Noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. Located in the Village on Broadway.
DSB: DSB (Don’t’ Stop Believin’) is as good as Journey cover bands get. Join in the fun at the Coca Cola Stage. 7, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 p.m.
Big Baking & Recipe Competition: Find out which brownies, cookies, cakes and other confections are the perfect combination of taste, originality and visual delight. Cupcake judging begins at 4 p.m. Big baking judging begins at 7 p.m. at the Village on Broadway.
Captain America: The first Avenger visits the America’s Kids: A Living Library of Fun attraction for meet and greets. 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.
Mysteries of the Amazon: Daily. The spectacular Flower & Garden Pavilion takes Fairguests into the exotic foliage of South America. Enjoy the colorful creativity of the pavilion and look for toucans, emerald boas and a sloth in the atrium.
Aerial Arts Circus Show: Daily. Aerial acrobats from Hollywood Aerial Arts demonstrate their amazing mid-air tricks. Guests can learn the skill firsthand for a nominal fee. Visit our website for more information. Show times: 2, 4, 6, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Barnyard Racers Pig Racing: Daily. See the fastest pigs in North America as they race snout to snout down the ham stretch to reach their ultimate goal – an Oreo cookie. FairView Farms.