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Share Your Fair Photo’s!

Don’t forget to share your favorite Fair pictures! We look forward to seeing you having a great time out at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair! Use the hashtag #2018BFF!  We can’t wait to see them!

Last Day to Enjoy The Big Fresno Fair!

Today is the LAST day of the 2018 Big Fresno Fair! If you haven’t had a chance to enjoy the biggest party in the Central Valley, come on out to the Fair before it’s too late! There’s still plenty of BIG fun to be had! We hope to see you here!

Super Hi 5 Carryover Goes into Sunday

There is still no winner for the Gold Strike Super Hi-5! Payout must happen today so come out for your chance to win BIG! Remember, post time has changed to 12:45 p.m. and there will be 11 races, including the Bulldog Handicap at 5:00 p.m.


Lupillo Rivera, Pablo Montero y Jose Manuel Figueroa tomorrow night!


Wear Red to the Horse Races Tomorrow to Show Your Fresno State Bulldog Pride!

Be sure to wear red to the races tomorrow (Sun, 10/14) to show your Fresno State Bulldog pride! All individuals wearing red can enter-to-win cash prizes during the Bulldog Stakes Race! Look for the entry booth at the main entrance to the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand to show your Fresno State Bulldog pride (by wearing red), fill out an entry form and pick your winning horse! Must be 21 or older to enter and must be present to win. Sunday's races will now begin at 12:45 p.m. and Ground Floor Admission is FREE with paid Fair admission. More information:

Annual Derby Dog Dash Tomorrow

The 2018 Derby Dog Dash is tomorrow, Saturday, October 13 at the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand! Check out some of the cutest and fastest pups as they race to claim victory. This only happens once a year, so don’t miss your chance to attend with your whole family!

For more information: http://www.derbydogdash.com/

Don’t Forget Our Youth Weekend Admission Policy!

The second week of Fair is well underway and it has always been our mission to celebrate, educate and have fun! To provide the most fun, safe and enjoyable environment for our Fair patrons, we are implementing a Weekend Admission Policy and Code of Conduct. Make sure to check out our complete Fair policies here: https://www.fresnofair.com/fair-policies

Have you had the chance to visit and walk through the Fresno County Historical Museum?

There are only FOUR days left of the 2018 Big Fresno Fair! Have you had the chance to visit and walk through the Fresno County Historical Museum? The Museum is open daily until 9:00 p.m., with the second floor closing at 5:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to tour the Museum on their own or take a guided tour that also includes a visit to The Big Fresno Fair Museum. These guided tours are available at 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily and begin at The Big Fresno Fair Museum on the north end, just outside the entrance to the Fresno County Historical Museum.

Save Mart & FoodMaxx “Feed the Need” Food Drive

Give back to your community and participate in the 2018 “Feed the Need” Food Drive, hosted by Save Mart & FoodMaxx NEXT WEEK on Thurs, 10/11 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. If you bring 5 cans of food or non-perishable food items (per person), you can get into the Fair for FREE, on Thurs, 10/11 only! Your donation will be given to The Salvation Army and Central California Food Bank to help local families in need.

Support your community and experience some BIG fun at the Fair!

LINK: http://bit.ly/FeedtheNeed

Meet the Jockeys of The 2018 Big Fresno Fair:

Are you a Horse Racing fan? Friday, October 5 is your chance to come out and meet 20 of the jockeys that will be racing at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair Horse Races! You will get a chance to meet, talk and take pictures with this year’s Horse Racing Jockeys in the Paddock at the Brian I. Tartarian Grandstands all starting at 11:30 a.m. This exclusive event is FREE with your paid Fair Admission, so don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity!