SOURCE: L.A. County Fair

L.A. County Fair

September 29, 2010 13:33 ET

Sliding Into the Last Weekend at the 2010 L.A. County Fair

POMONA, CA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) -  With exciting exhibits, entertainment, concerts and rides, the L.A. County Fair enters into its final week! Angelenos won't want to miss one last chance to have tons of fun at the Fair, the perfect destination for families and friends.

Fair guests will want to pay their respects with one last ride down the Giant Slide, a Fair institution for the past 45 years. Having provided exciting ride after ride to multiple generations, this will be the Giant Slide's last year at the Fair.

Visitors will also enjoy the vast shopping selection at the Fair, filled with the latest fashions, jewelry, health and beauty products, as well as cookware, home improvement, mattresses from Sit 'N Sleep and more! A one-stop shopper's paradise, the Fair now caters to shoppers with the new Shopping Place Express Shuttle, which provides a direct ride to and from the parking and shopping areas, helping shoppers bring purchases to their car.

The Fair's End of Summer Concert Series will finish off with a bang, presenting performances by OK Go and 3OH!3, Darryl Hall & John Oates, and Bad Company. In conjunction with a day of fun at the Fair, music lovers can find a limited number of free general admission concert tickets available the day of the concert. 

Must-try Fair eats include famous Chicken Charlie's deep fried PB&J, Dr. Bob's handcrafted ice cream plus chocolate covered, bacon wrapped Oreos, as well as a wide selection of healthy and tasty eats, from grilled mahi mahi and homemade hummus to grilled turkey legs and veggies.

Those seeking an international thrill will enjoy experiencing wine seminars such as "6 Wines That Will Make You Feel Like James Bond," and tasting award winning wine from this year's Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Guests will love the Fair's countless ways to save with constant promotions, from "Senior Wednesdays" offering $6 admission for ages 60 and older every Wednesday to "$5 after 5 p.m." Wednesdays through Fridays (with coupon).

The L.A. County Fair runs Sept. 4 - Oct. 3, 2010 and is closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Connect on Twitter at www.twitter.com/lacountyfair and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lacountyfair, or keep up with the latest news on Hot Blog on a Stick at http://blogs.fairplex.com/blog/fairblog/ and visit www.LACountyFair.com.

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