The Retailer is Sponsoring Community-Centered Events and Theme-Days Throughout the 2019 LA County Fair
Los Angeles, CA – Walmart announced today that it will be a sponsor at this year’s LA County Fair. Walmart will be sponsoring various events and theme-days focused on the Los Angeles community throughout the Fair’s 2019 season. Also, as part of Walmart’s sponsorship, the retailer is making it more affordable for all local residents to attend.
“Walmart is proud to be a key sponsor of the 2019 LA County Fair. The Fair is a local institution that has been bringing joy and fun to our region since the 1920s, and Walmart wants to make sure as many people as possible from every community are able to experience the joy that the Fair provides,” said Javier Angulo, Walmart Senior Director of Community Relations. “That’s why we’ve teamed up with the Fair on IE day and Food Drive Thursdays – to make it more accessible and affordable for all families.”
Walmart is Presenting Sponsor of Inland Empire Day
As the Presenting Sponsor of the Inland Empire (IE) Day at the LA County Fair, Walmart is making sure that anyone who would like to attend the Fair on IE day will only pay $8 on Saturday, 8/31 (regularly priced weekend tickets are $20).
Walmart is Co-Sponsor of Food Drive Thursdays
As a co-sponsor of Food Drive Thursdays, Walmart and the Fair are making it possible for Fair attendees to receive free admission on Thursdays. Guests can bring 5 canned food items on Thursdays from 12pm-5pm to donate at the Fair and receive free admission.
Walmart is Co-Presenting Sponsor of the Fitness Fair
Walmart is focused on health and wellness, so they are a Co-Presenting sponsor of the Fitness Fair. Join Walmart on opening weekend of the Fair for everything fitness.
Walmart is a Presenting Sponsor of Hometown Heroes
Walmart is also one of the presenting sponsors of Hometown Heroes happening every Wednesday of the Fair to highlight some of our region’s local heroes. Examples of hometown heroes could include teachers from the local community, first responders, community volunteers, or other community members.
Walmart is a Presenting Sponsor of the School Bus Corral
Finally, Walmart is a presenting sponsor of the School Bus Corral, which will allow more than 100,000 school children to go on a field trip to the LA County Fair.
About Walmart in California
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. In California, we serve customers at 303 retail units and online through Walmart Online Grocery, http://Walmart.com and our family of brands. We are proud to employ 91,124 associates in California. Walmart supports local businesses, spending $24 billion with California suppliers in FYE18 and supporting 257,706 California supplier jobs. Walmart continues to be a leader in employment opportunity, sustainability, and corporate philanthropy. In FY18, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation contributed more than $61 million in cash and in-kind donations to local nonprofits in California and our California associates volunteered more than 39 thousand hours with local causes. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting our corporate website and our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter channels.