MissionThrough the distinctive resources of Fairplex, The Learning Centers provides a wide spectrum of innovative and enriching educational experiences that bring learning to life, benefit our diverse communities, and prepare our participants for success.
- Child Development Center at Fairplex
- Career & Technical Education Center
- Millard Sheets Art Center
- FairKids Field Trips
About UsThe Learning Centers at Fairplex is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that, in partnership with Fairplex, provides a wide spectrum of innovative and enriching educational experiences that bring learning to life, benefit our diverse communities, and prepare our participants for success. For more than 90 years, the Los Angeles County Fair Association has demonstrated its commitment to the community. Beginning with the first fair in 1922, the Association has a historic reputation of building stronger communities throughout Southern California using fun, educational, and collaborative efforts. By serving unmet educational needs, The Learning Centers at Fairplex (TLC) is the Association’s most meaningful example of its impact on the community today. “We enrich lives by providing relevant educational programs for students of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds.”
About McKinley’s Grille Restaurant
Experience a true Farm to Table experience at McKinley’s Grille. Our dishes feature many of the herbs, fruits and vegetables that are grown on site at our five-acre organic farm. Menus are prepared with peak of the season freshness and crops are hand-selected and hand-harvested by our chefs and onsite horticulturist.
McKinley’s Grille Cuisine
McKinley’s Grille proudly serves the finest in New American Cuisine. Our chefs prepare menus with peak of the season freshness, using a selection of the finest farm-to-table produce grown on-site at The Farm at Fairplex. Our chefs also use the finest corn-fed beef and hand-selected poultry and fish. Our diverse wine list features medal winners from the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. Our dishes feature fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs that are cultivated year-round in our five-acre parcel, produced using only the most sustainable methods. Crops are hand-selected and hand-harvested by our team of chefs and Horticulturist Don Delano with variety, flavor and creativity in mind for every meal.
McKinley’s Grille proudly serves a selection of the freshest farm to table produce. The on-site five acre Farm at Fairplex features California specialty crops including fruits, vegetables, and herbs cultivated year round using only the most responsible and sustainable methods.
The Farm at Fairplex
The Farm at Fairplex is a five-acre working farm located on the campus of Fairplex, home of the LA County Fair and more than 300 year-round events. With more than 150 California specialty crops, The Farm serves as a community educational component of The Learning Centers at Fairplex and as an abundant garden whose seasonal bounty is used in the delicious cuisine of McKinley’s Grille and the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center’s catering menu. The Farm at Fairplex also features al fresco dining at its finest. Farm events feature custom menus inspired by in-season herbs, fruits and vegetables harvested from our organically grown five acres of plantings.
The Farm at Fairplex Dinner Series
This unique dining experience invites you to indulge in an evening of delectable food and drink, prepared and served al fresco at The Farm at Fairplex. Each dinner includes vegetables, fruits and herbs gathered fresh from our crops for an authentic farm-to-table experience. Each dinner is paired with wine, spirits or craft beer.
Parking is at The Farm. Click here for a map.
Director of Outlets
Directions601 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
Breakfast: 6:30 – 10:30 AM
Lunch: 11 AM – 2 PM
Dinner: 5 – 10 PM
Daily: 2 PM – 12 AM