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!

$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 October 2 only. If you're a Facebook fans and Twitter followers, check the Fair's Facebook page on September 30 for a special link that will direct you on how to obtain your barcode. Click on the link to obtain your barcode and either print it out at home or show it on your mobile device at the gates between the hours of 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.! Easy as that!

Seniors’ Day presented by Eye-Q and PG&E
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. throughout the grounds 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.

Les Schwab Tires $2 Tuesday
Tuesday, October 7

Go to any participating Central Valley Les Schwab Tires to get a voucher for $2 Fair admission on Tuesday, October 7.  No purchase necessary; just ask a Les Schwab Tires representative! You can also join The Big Fair Fan Club at and receive a printable coupon via email for the same great deal! 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 7. More information to come on participating locations and date that coupon will become available.

$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

In the past five years we have collected over 300 tons of food – help us add to that total and help our community! Bring 5 or more cans of food or non-perishable food items per person between the hours of 11 a.m. and 10 p.m.  on Thursday, October 9 and receive FREE admission into the Fair. Food will be donated to The Salvation Army and the Community Food Bank to support efforts to feed those individuals and families in need within our community. Businesses interested in making bulk food or monetary donations can call The Big Fresno Fair Communications Office at (559) 650-3229. Click here to learn more about this effort and how you can help. Interested in making your donations before the 2014 Big Fresno Fair? Join us at the CBS 47 Studios on Wednesday, September 17 for an early "Feed the Need" Food Drive and get your FREE admission ahead of time! Click here for more information.  

Sun-Maid 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. Plus, click here to learn how your kids can enjoy Frozen at The Big Fresno Fair on Sun-Maid Kids' Day!
(NOTE: Seniors and persons with disabilities will be permitted on this day as well.)


O' Reilly Auto Parts FREE Child Admission Vouchers
Get Free Kids’ Fair Ticket Vouchers, courtesy of O’Reilly Auto Parts! Starting September 20, visit any Fresno-area O’Reilly Auto Parts and pick up your voucher for a FREE Child Admission voucher valid all weekdays of the Fair! No purchase necessary. Vouchers are valid for children 6-12 years old. Children 5 and under are free every day. Not valid Saturday or Sunday.  FREE Child Admission voucher supplies are limited so stop by your local O’Reilly Auto Parts and just ask a representative today! Click here for participating locations.


The Fair Values Coupon Booklet is filled with hundreds of savings outside the Fair and is given FREE to all vehicles that park within Fair maintained parking lots for the duration of the Fair, October 1 -13, 2014. For more information Click here.

Wells Fargo - 2 Free Fair Tickets Offer!

Wells Fargo is offering (2) free tickets to The Big Fresno Fair when you open a new checking account now through October 13th. Click here for full details.

“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. No vouchers will be redeemed at the gates. Click here for more on the "Pint for a Pass" Blood Drive.

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! Click here for a list of participating locations.