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Micro Wrestling Tomorrow - 3/22!

Micro Wrestling is coming to the Fresno Fairgrounds on Fri, 3/22! Don’t miss this ALL-AGES Micro Wrestling Federation, full-scale, WWE type event. Enjoy two single matches, Micro Brawl and the Micro Royal Rumble. Following the show, fans can stick around and get autographs with the Micro cast members! Tickets start at $15. For more information, click here: www.MicroWrestling.com.

Day 6 of National Ag Week – Carolee Boele Livestock Pavilion

It’s day six of National Ag Week! Did you know at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair there were a total of 2,500 animals exhibited in the Carolee Boele Livestock Pavilion?! WOW!

Sports Car Club of America Autocross this Weekend!

The Sports Car Club of America, Fresno Chapter hosts an action-packed weekend of autocross racing at the Fresno Fairgrounds Sat, 3/16 and Sun, 3/17 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your family to the Carnival Lot on the north end of the Fairgrounds and cheer racers to the finish line or even race your own car! More information can be found here: http://bit.ly/2H01mrP

ANI-ME Con 8.0 event this weekend, Sat & Sun

Be sure to buy your tickets to Ani-Me Con 8.0, the largest anime, gaming and comic event in the Central Valley on Sat, 3/16 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sun, 3/17 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds. From cosplay contests to gaming competitions, this two-day event will be full of adventures and lots of fun! Purchase your two-day ticket, VIP Package or Platinum Package online. Kids 10 and under receive free admission with paid adult admission. http://bit.ly/2Ci9Uah.

It’s National Ag Day – Thank a Farmer

Along with it being National Ag Week today is also National Ag Day! AgFact: California grows over 400 different commodities with a third of the nation’s vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts. Show your appreciation for the individuals that make this feat possible by thanking a farmer!

Day 4 National Ag Week – The Big Fresno Fair’s “Tractor Tree”

We’re half way through National Ag Week and today we’re going to feature the incredible new exhibit that made its debut at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair, the “Tractor Tree”. This 32.8 ton tractor tree is located behind the Paul Paul Theater. #FunFairFact: this tractor tree is made of nearly 1,200 tractor parts and took more than 3,300 hours of labor to construct! Tractors play a huge roll in agriculture here in the Central Valley. Did you get to see this unique exhibit? Check it out at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair, Oct 2 - 14!

Day 3 of National Ag Week!

It’s day three of National Ag Week and every year at The Big Fresno Fair, cows are milked in the Cow Palace Milking Demonstrations held inside of Ag Ventureland. #FunFairFact At last year’s 2018 Fair 250 gallons of milk were collected. WOW! Be sure to stop by one of the five daily demonstrations at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair, 10/2 – 10/14!

 

Day 2 of National Ag Day - Ag Ventureland

It’s day two of National Ag Week and today we are highlighting the fun and educational Ag Ventureland! At the beginning of the 2018 Big Fresno Fair 57 pregnant ewes (sheep) were brought to Ag Ventureland to birth their lambs. A total of 37 lambs were born over the course of the Fair. Fun fact: A two year old sheep is called a two-tooth.

It's International Women's Day!

In support of International Women’s Day we would like to honor all the women who make the Central Valley’s largest annual event come to life! We would especially like to acknowledge some of our Big Fresno Fair team leaders – Deputy Managers, Stacy Rianda (left) & Lauri King (right), along with so many other remarkable women who work to make The Big Fresno Fair a little bigger and better each year!

Tractor Tree Set to Appear in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Fall 2019 Book!

 

Believe it when we say that the 32.8 ton Tractor Tree that made its debut at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair is being featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2019 Fall book! Read the full press release >> http://bit.ly/2tRHpvw