Savings & Promotions

At The Big Fresno Fair we are focused on providing plenty of ways for you to save on your visit to the Fair! See below for all the ways to save! Also, stay in the loop on Fair news, exclusive savings opportunity and entertainment updates by signing up for our FREE email newsletter!


“Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive | August 10 – September 6
Join The Big Fresno Fair and Central California Blood Center to give the “gift of life” during the 6th Annual “Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive. Donate blood at any Central California Blood Center donor center or mobile unit from August 10 through September 6, and receive a voucher good for a “Buy One, Get One Free” admission ticket to the 2015 Big Fresno Fair.

Season Pass
Purchase the popular Season Pass for only $30 and visit the Fair every day! Season Passes will be available now until October 6. Purchase them online, by phone on at the Administration Ticket Box Office.  A photo ID is required for use. 

Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband
Save BIG with the Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands for only $25 if purchased by October 6! That’s up to a $10 discount off the regular Fair-time price of $30 M-F and $35 Sat/Sun! Purchase them online, by phone on at the Administration Ticket Box Office.  A photo ID is required for use.

Save Mart Supermarkets & FoodMaxx Pre-Sale | September 4 – October 6*
Save BIG when you purchase early at participating Save Mart Supermarkets or FoodMaxx stores! From September 4 – October 6*, purchase your Fair admission tickets and Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands for a discounted price - $2 off admission (all ages) and up to $10 off an Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband.
* While supplies last, so don't wait to take advantage of this savings opportunity.


$1 Wednesday Mania | Wednesday, October 7
On this day only, Fairgoers will have the chance to get into the Fair for only $1 all day long! Don’t forget, this day is also $1 Carnival Ride Wednesday where every ride is just $1 per ride! Valid for all carnival rides in Kiddie Land and the Main Carnival Area. What a great day to save BIG money on Opening Day of the 2015 Big Fresno Fair!

Fans & Followers Day | Thursday, October 8
Get free admission for connecting with us! Big Fresno Fair Facebook fans & Twitter followers will get into the Fair FREE from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on October 8 only. Check back in July for more information on how to take advantage of this offer!

Seniors' Day
Presented by Eye-Q and PG&E | Monday, October 12
Seniors 62 and BETTER are able to enjoy the Fair for free! Remember, gates will open at 9 a.m. on this day only. Also, don’t miss the special Seniors’ Lifestyle Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pavilion area featuring a variety of organizations focused on senior health, wellness and financial support.

Special Interest Day | Monday, October 12
Admission is FREE to persons with disabilities. One chaperone is admitted for free with each person that requires assistance. Remember, gates will open at 9 a.m. on this day. 

Les Schwab Tires $2 Tuesday I Tuesday, October 13
Go to any participating Central Valley Les Schwab Tires to get a voucher for $2 Fair admission on Tuesday, October 13.  No purchase necessary; just ask a Les Schwab Tires representative! You can also join The Big Fair Fan Club and receive a printable coupon via email for the same great deal! Big Fair Fan Club members will receive an email with their $2 Tuesday coupon on October 12. If you sign up after October 12, there will be a link sent in your confirmation email. One voucher from Les Schwab Tires or a Big Fair Fan Club coupon required for each Fair ticket purchased. Offer valid only on Tuesday, October 13.

Kids’ Day & $2 Carnival Ride Wednesday | Wednesday, October 14
Enjoy $2 carnival rides all day long on Wednesday, October 14! Yes, that’s just $2 per ride! Valid for all carnival rides in Kiddie Land and the Main Carnival Area. Plus it’s Kids’ Day! That means admission to the Fair is FREE for kids 12 and under with paid adult admission on this day only. Children 5 and under are always free.

Save Mart & FoodMaxx "Feed the Need" Community Food Drive | Thursday, October 15
Be part of the effort to give back to our community! More than 443 TONS of food have been collected in the last six years – all have which has gone to help feed those in need in our community! This year’s “Feed the Need” Community Food Drive will be held on Thursday, October 15 from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. All you need to do is bring 5 or more canned food or other non-perishable food items per person to the Fair on this day and you will receive FREE admission. All food will be donated to The Salvation Army and the Community Food Bank to help them fight hunger in our community. The Fair is also seeking bulk food and/or monetary donations from businesses and individuals in the community tied to the “Feed the Need” Community Food Drive.  Special recognition packages are available for those who donate at a certain level. Businesses or individuals interested in making bulk food and/or monetary donations please contact The Big Fresno Fair’s Communications Office at (559) 650-3229.