Savings & Promotions


Season Pass
Purchase the popular Season Pass for only $30 and visit the Fair every day! Season Passes are available for until October 4, everyone can purchase them online, by phone on at the Administration Ticket Box Office.  A photo ID is required for use. 

NEW: Discounted Season Pass at O’Reilly Auto Parts | September 12 – October 4
New this year, purchase your $28 discounted Season Passes at any participating Central Valley O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores! Offer is available September 12 - October 4 while supplies last. Original purchase receipt is required to redeem this offer. 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 4! That’s up to a $10 discount off the regular Fair-time price of $30 M-Th and $35 Fri-Sun! Available for purchase until October 4 online, by phone on at the Administration Ticket Box Office.

Save Mart Supermarkets & FoodMaxx Pre-Sale | September 7 – October 4
Save BIG when you purchase early at participating Save Mart Supermarkets or FoodMaxx stores! From September 7 – October 4, 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.



$1 Wednesday Admission | Wednesday, October 5
On this day only, Fairgoers will have the chance to get into the Fair for only $1 all day long! What a great way to celebrate Opening Day of the 2016 Fair! NOTE: Carnival Rides are full price on this day.

Fans & Followers Day & $2 Carnival Rides | Thursday, October 6
Save BIG just for connecting with us! Big Fresno Fair Facebook fans, Twitter followers and new this year, Instagram followers will get into the Fair FREE from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 6 only. A link to a special barcode with instructions on redemption will be posted to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday, October 5. Plus, this day is also $2 Carnival Rides where every ride is just $2 per ride all day long! Valid for all carnival rides in Kiddie Land and the Main Carnival Area.

Seniors' Day | Monday, October 10
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. throughout the grounds featuring a variety of organizations focused on senior health, wellness and financial support.                    


Special Interest Day | Monday, October 10
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 11
Go to any participating Central Valley Les Schwab Tires to get a voucher for $2 Fair admission on Tuesday, October 11. No purchase necessary; just ask a Les Schwab Tires representative! You can also join The Big Fair Fan Club here 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 Monday, October 10. If you sign up after Monday, October 10, 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 11.

Sun-Maid Kids’ Day & $2 Carnival Ride Wednesday | Wednesday, October 12
On Kids’ Day admission to the Fair is FREE for kids 12 and under with a paid adult admission all day long!  Remember, kids 5 and under are always free. Plus, enjoy $2 carnival rides all day long on Wednesday, October 12! Yes, that’s just $2 per ride! Valid for all carnival rides in Kiddie Land and the Main Carnival Area.

Save Mart & FoodMaxx "Feed the Need" Food Drive | Thursday, October 13
Be part of the effort to give back to our community! In the last seven years nearly 580 TONS of food has been collected to feed those in need in our community! This year’s “Feed the Need” Food Drive will be held on Thursday, October 13 from 11 a.m. until 8 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.

For more information on the "Feed the Need" Food Drive, click here.