The Big Fresno Fair takes home 18 awards at the Annual WFA Achievement Awards!

We’re proud to announce that The Big Fresno Fair took home 18 awards this month at the 95th Annual Western Fairs Association (WFA) Annual Achievement Awards ceremony held in Anaheim, California. Honors received by The Big Fresno Fair include:

First-Place Awards:

  • Television Advertising – Pre-Fair Savings Big Fresno Fair Ad
  • Fair-Time Commemorative Poster Contest – “Big Times are Back” Theme Poster
  • Animal Photo Contest - Horse Racing Starting Gate Photo
  • New Competitive Exhibits - Barber Shop Battle in partnership with J-Live Productions
  • New Sponsor  – iHeart Media Partnership for 4.0 & Above Program
  • Guest Services Award – New Admissions Policy


Second-Place Awards:

  • Radio Advertising – Craft Brew Fest Radio Spot
  • Logo Contest – Craft Brew Fest Logo
  • Fair-Time Advertising Poster – Craft Brew Fest Poster
  • Non-Profit Partnership – Fresno State “Feed the Need” Food Drive
  • Inspiring Collaborations – Community Cultural Center in the Fresno County Historical Museum


Third-Place Awards:

  • Social Media Campaign – Enter-to-Win Front Row Concert Tickets Contest
  • Other Advertising – Big Fresno Fair Food & Competitive Exhibits Postcard
  • Community Photo Contest – Fresno Police with American Flag Picture
  • New Children’s Program – Chevron STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Exhibit
  • Crisis Management – New Admissions Policy
  • Digital Marketing Campaign – Core Big Fresno Fair Digital Ad Campaign (Savings, Entertainment & Horse Racing)
  • Volunteer Involvement– Craft Brew Fest Volunteer Outreach & Training

We’d like to thank our wonderful community for their continued support over the past 134 years. We can’t wait to continue the tradition at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair, October 3 – 14!