Where is the handicap parking
Accessible parking is available on a first-come basis in the City Hall lot and the Joslyn Center Lot.  Enter the lots from the corner of Highland Avenue and 15th Street by showing your accessible placard or license plate to the officer.

Where are the restrooms located at the Hometown Fair?
There are restrooms conveniently located throughout the fairgrounds:

  • At 15th Street, Just outside Kid Country
  • Inside Joslyn Center - Community Showcase Art Exhibit Hall
  • Behind the Scouthouse
  • In the Tennis Office being Dorsey Field
  • Next to Free Speech, near 19th Street
  • Inside the Beer Garden

Where do I go if I lost my child?
If you lost your child, please visit the nearest Information Booth

  • Live Oak Field
  • Dorsey Field
  • 15th & Valley
  • Kid Country

Where are the smoking areas?

On June 17th, 2014 the Manhattan Beach City Council voted to adopt Breathe Free MB to prohibit smoking in all public places in the City of Manhattan Beach, and prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes wherever smoking is not allowed.

Which buildings are air conditioned?
If you want to take a break from the heat, we have air conditioning in these buildings for your comfort:
- Joslyn Center - Community Showcase Art Exhibit Hall

Where is the best place to sit and rest?
Located next to the Main Stage on Dorsey Field there is seating and shade for your comfort. This area is surrounded by food vendors, so you can grab a snack while you rest your feet.

Do you allow Commercial Exhibits/Booths? 
The Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair does not accept any commercial booths.  We are focused on family and fun and take pride in our juried hand-crafted items for sale

Who sponsors the fair? 
The Hometown Fair does not have any sponsors.  We are a local community fair for the pure enjoyment of our lovely community.

Who puts on the Fair each year?
The Fair is put on by a tireless group of 20 all volunteer board members who meet from March through October to make each fair the best yet.

What are the online contest official rules? 
There is no purchase necessary. Open to all ages. All prizes are available to be picked up by the winner over fair weekend at their designated locations in the contest post. We will not ship any prizes. Use of winners images or name will be for marketing purpose and winner agrees to allow the Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair Association use of images. Contests on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are not sponsored by Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. 

How can I become a Board Member?
If you live in Manhattan Beach and would like to join our board, please fill out the application form.