From 1922 to 2017, The L.A. County Fair has been a California institution. The1920s were absolutely roaring at Fairplex – the inaugural Los Angeles County Fair debuted with 100,000 in attendance and C.B. Afflerbaugh was named first paid manager.
1922 – First Los Angeles County Fair held – five successful days, Oct. 17 – Oct. 21, at a cost of $63,000
1924 – C.B. Afflerbaugh become the Fair’s first paid manager, a post he held until 1960. Home Arts building was constructed and fine arts shared the exhibit hall.
1925– Fair attendance topped the 100,000 mark for the first time and it became a September affair.