Savings & Promotions

The Big Fresno Fair is focused on providing BIG savings for you and your family. See below for more information on all the ways you can save at The Big Fresno Fair!

Exclusive Big Fair Fan Club Concert Ticket Pre-Sale:
July 30 – August 10

Be the first to buy tickets to your concert of choice at the 2014 Big Fresno Fair just by being a member of our Big Fair Fan Club! Beginning July 30 you will have the chance to purchase your concert tickets before anyone else, PLUS – for every concert ticket you purchase you get 50% off admission if purchased in the same transaction. If you’re not a member of the Big Fair Fan Club, sign up here. An email will be sent with your pre-sale password on July 28. If you sign up after that date, you will received your password in the email confirmation of your BFF subscription.

“Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive:
August 11 – September 7

The Big Fresno Fair in partnership with the Central California Blood Center is encouraging new and returning donors to turn out and give the “gift of life” during the 5th annual “Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive, August 11 – September 7. For those individuals that donate blood at any Central California Blood Center donor centers or mobile unit during this timeframe, they will receive a voucher for a “Buy One, Get One Free” admission ticket to the 2014 Fair. There will also be a special Fresno State “Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive on September 16, 17 & 18. Vouchers can be redeemed online, by phone or at the Fresno Fairgrounds Administration Ticket Box Office on Chance Avenue. To vouchers will be redeemed at the gates.  

Big Time Savings Coupon Book
For the third year – The Big Fresno Fair is offering hundreds of dollars of savings all in one place! The Big Time Savings Coupon Book includes savings on everything from your favorite Fair food to all sorts of gadgets and gizmos found throughout the grounds! Every coupon is at least a 30% savings! Buy your Big Time Savings Coupon Book by September 30 for only $5 online, by phone or at the Fairgrounds Administration Ticket Box Office. Or buy it at the Fair for $7 at the Fresno Fairgrounds Ticket Box Office or ticket booths at all entrance gates.

Season Pass
Back by popular demand, purchase a Season Pass for only $30 and visit the Fair every day if you want! Season Passes will be available for purchase from July 30 – August 10 for Big Fair Fans, then August 11 until September 30 for everyone. Photo ID is required for use.

Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband
Save BIG when you purchase early! Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands are only $25 if purchased by September 30! That’s up to a $10 discount off the regular Fair-time price! Purchase at beginning July 30 – August 10 for Big Fair Fans, and then August 11 until September 30 for everyone else at online, (559) 650-FAIR or at the Fairgrounds Administration Ticket Box Office.

Save Mart Supermarkets & FoodMaxx Pre-Sale:
September 3 – September 30

Save BIG when you purchase early at participating Save Mart Supermarkets or FoodMaxx stores! From September 3 - 30, 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 Mania
Wednesday, October 1

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 2014 Big Fresno Fair!  

Fans & Followers Day
Thursday, October 2

Get free admission for connecting with us! Big Fresno Fair Facebook fans & Twitter followers will get into the Fair for FREE from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Oct. 2 only. Facebook fans and Twitter followers will be able to access a special link after 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1. That link will display a code that can be shown at the entrance gates on your mobile device or you can print it out before arriving, and receive your FREE admission between the hours of 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Seniors’ Day presented by Eye-Q, PG&E and Humana
Monday, October 6

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. (NOTE: Seniors’ will get a free bonus day on Monday, October 13 so they can come back and enjoy the horse races!)

Special Interest Day
Monday, October 6

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.

$2 Tuesday
Tuesday, October 7

Join the Big Fair Fan Club at and receive a printable coupon via email for $2 off admission on Tuesday, October 7 only! One Big Fair Fan Club coupon required for each Fair ticket purchased. Offer valid only on Tuesday, October 7.

$1 Carnival Ride Wednesdays  
Wednesday, October 1 & 8

Enjoy $1 carnival rides on both Wednesdays of the Fair! Yes, that’s just $1 per ride! Valid for all carnival rides in Kiddie Land and the main carnival area.  

Save Mart & FoodMaxx “Feed the Need” Community Food Drive
Thursday, October 9

Be part of the largest single day, single location food drive in the nation! In the past five years we have collected over 310.5 tons of food – help us add to that total and help out our community! Bring 5 or more canned food items per person between the hours of 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. and receive FREE admission into the Fair. Food will be donated to The Salvation Army and the Community Food Bank to support their efforts to feed those individuals and families in need within our community.

Kids’ Day
Monday, October 13

Admission to the Fair on this day is FREE for kids 12 and under with a paid adult admission. Children 5 and under are always free. Also, enjoy a special Family Play Date Expo throughout the grounds from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(NOTE: Seniors and persons with disabilities will be permitted on this day as well.)