The Fairplex Garden Railroad

An exhibit of the Fairplex Programming Department
with volunteers provided by The Learning Center at Fairplex

We’re having a birthday

The Fairplex Garden Railroad
will be 100 years old at the
2024 LA County Fair.
Click here to join the party!

Leadership Team

The Fairplex Garden Railroad Volunteers consists of a dedicated group of men, women and young adults who volunteer many hours of their time to assist with the development and the year-round maintenance of the railroad.

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Videos

We share our latest and previous videos as well as

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Join Us

If you enjoy gardening, model railroading, want to learn about the hobby of garden railroading, or just enjoy the companionship of a great group who share common interests—consider becoming a Fairplex Garden Railroad volunteer.

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Support the FGRR

The Fairplex and the volunteers of the FGRR are grateful for the generous contributions that have been given by supporters. The help that these businesses, families and individuals provide is crucial to maintaining this historic, world-class attraction.

Our Team Leads the Way

If you enjoy gardening, model railroading, want to learn about the hobby of garden railroading, or just enjoy the companionship of a great group who share common interests—consider becoming a Fairplex Garden Railroad volunteer.

Recent Posts

  • Welcome fellow Garden Railroaders!

    During every fair our volunteers are happy to welcome tens of thousands of visitors to our layout to answer questions and share our exhibit. We even host visits by model […]

  • A Social Media Treat

    Thanks to the Media crew! Thanks to the Fairplex Social Media and COmmunications department, another clip of our centennial has been posted. You can check it out at https://www.instagram.com/p/C6EzNm2Pe2S/

  • Welcome to the fair!

    Our 100th LA County Fair got off to a great start! Thousands of people visited the Garden Railroad each day and saw a volcano erupting, dinosaurs chasing, and our old […]