SOURCE: L.A. County Fair

L.A. County Fair

September 01, 2009 16:24 ET

2009 L.A. County Fair Opens a Week Earlier, Now Labor Day Weekend

POMONA, CA--(Marketwire - September 1, 2009) - The 2009 L. A. County Fair has something for everyone including Gateway to Africa, Bark Park, A Pirate's Life, Fairview Farms, fried food, wine tasting, nighttime concerts and much more. Only eight days away, make the L.A. County Fair part of your family's Labor Day weekend! Discount tickets and constant promotions make it possible to avoid paying full price almost every day!

With the Fair opening a week earlier, you can save money and stay local this Labor Day weekend. At the L.A. County Fair you can explore Africa at the new Gateway to Africa and Safari Adventure where guests will cruise in jeeps to see animals from Africa including a talking parrot, camels, zebras, ostriches, snakes, and spiders.

The L.A. County Fair is going to the dogs with the return of Bark Park, a fur-flying fun exhibit perfect for dog-lovers of any age. Bark Park will feature the Splash Dogs, the Extreme Canines Stunt Dog Show, and designer dog houses up for auction. While the A Pirate's Life attraction will feature a high-wire pirate act as well as a comedy pirate show.

By keeping environmental issues at the forefront, the L.A. County Fair will continue the Going Green: Making a World of Difference exhibit that focuses on eco-friendly living, and educates kids and adults alike about the advantages of solar power, energy-efficient cars, and green products. Thrill-seekers will be glad to hear that the L.A. County Fair's Carnival features 70 exciting rides while families of all ages will love the wide variety of animals at FairView Farms and root for the tremendously popular Pig and Chicken Races.

Wine and spirits enthusiasts can taste the winners of this year's Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. Foodies will revel in the abundance of gourmet and not-so gourmet fried food cuisine and competitions. Music-buffs enjoy a wonderful line-up of concerts such as Al Green, Credence Clearwater Revisited, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Shinedown at the Grandstand stage.

The L.A. County Fair runs Sept. 5 - Oct. 4, 2009 and is closed Mondays and Tuesdays (except Labor Day). Connect to the L.A. County Fair for promotions on Twitter at www.twitter.com/lacountyfair and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lacountyfair or keep up with the latest news with Hot Blog on a Stick at http://blogs.fairplex.com/blog/fairblog/ and www.LACountyFair.com.

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