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Register for the Fair Education Program Today!

The Big Fresno Fair, in conjunction with the Fresno County Office of Education, is planning its 25th annual Fair Education Program! Over the past 24 years, more than 450,000 students and their teachers have been educated about our Valley’s rich agriculture through the Fair Education Program. The program allows kindergarten through eighth grade students to visit the Fair FREE of charge in an educational setting.

Dates for this year’s program are October 5, 6, 12 and 13. If you would like your class to participate in the 2017 Fair Education Program, registration is now open online. There are a maximum number of students we can accommodate daily, so be sure to register early and assure your spot on this great field trip! More information: http://bit.ly/15bvjKz

Circo Caballero Starts Tonight Through Mon, 4/3!

Don’t miss the Circo Caballero at the Fresno Fairgrounds tonight at 7:30 p.m. through Mon, 4/3! Catch the high-flying stunts, laughter and interactive sketches brought to you by three generations of circus fun and more than 65 years of family circus experience! General adult admission is $25 and children 10 and under are just $20 – tickets can be purchased at the door. More: http://bit.ly/2mUMDoT

Go Kart Racing Sat, 2/35 & Sun, 3/26

Head on over to the Fresno Fairgrounds this weekend for an exciting Kerman Kart Club GoKart Racing event on Sat, 3/25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun, 3/26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two-day adult pit passes are $15, a one-day adult pass is $10 and. kid pit passes are $7 (with accompanying adult). There is also a free spectator area! You won’t want to miss this event as drivers race head-to-head for a chance to make it to the Central California Championship Race later this year! More: http://bit.ly/2mk1plJ

Valley CAN event Sat, 3/25

Valley CAN (Clean Air Now) comes to the Fresno Fairgrounds this Sat, 3/25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. as part of their efforts to improve air quality in communities throughout the San Joaquin Valley! Come out for a free emissions test and diagnostic inspection. The first 525 qualifying vehicles may receive a $500 voucher for repairs at a smog shop! No paperwork or registration is necessary to participate — just you and your vehicle! More: http://bit.ly/2mjFxac

Central Valley Tattoo Expo this Weekend Sat, 3/25 & Sun, 3/26

Don’t miss the 13th Annual Central Valley Tattoo Expo this Sat, 3/25 and Sun, 3/26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds Commerce Building! Come out for two days filled with tattoo competitions, art shows and experienced tattoo artists. This is an event you won’t want to miss. More: http://bit.ly/2mGZNoT

Driving Dynamics Driving School Wed, 3/22

The driving school specialists of Driving Dynamics will be at the Fresno Fairgrounds on Wed, 3/22 today from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This unique training enables individuals to sustain substantial reductions in crash rates! Interested in seeing what they’re all about? Click here for more details http://bit.ly/2m00Xbj

ANI-ME-Con Event This Weekend Sat, 3/18 & Sun, 3/19

Be sure to buy your tickets to the largest anime, gaming and comic event in the Central Valley on Sat, 3/18 & Sun, 3/19  from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. From cosplay contests to gaming competitions, the two-day event will be full of adventures and lots of fun! Purchase your one-day VIP Package for $35 or get your tickets at the door for $15 on Saturday, $10 on Sunday or $20 for a weekend pass. Kids 10 and under receive free admission with accompanying adult with paid admission. More: http://www.ani-me.com/tickets/

BFF Club Pre-Sale starts today!

SAVINGS ALERT! With the 2017 Big Fresno Fair just 204 days away, we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than by offering Admission Tickets, Season Passes and Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands at discounted prices – just for our Big Fair Fans! Starting today at 9:00 a.m. until Fri, 6/30 at 11:59 p.m., you will have the exclusive opportunity to save $2 off of Admission tickets ($12 for adults and $8 for children, seniors and military during the Fair), $8 off of Season Passes ($38 after Early Pre-Sale) and Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands for just $28 (regularly $30 on weekdays and $35 on weekends).

Your kids will be so excited when the Easter Bunny brings them Fair tickets this year! If you’re not already a BFF Club member – sign up and start saving today! Passwords will be sent in your confirmation email. More: http://bit.ly/8XDml9

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, 3/18 and Sun, 3/19 from 8 a.m. to 5 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 at http://bit.ly/2mytYyM.

Now Accepting Applications | 7th Annual Big Band Review!

The Big Fresno Fair is now accepting applications for the 7th Annual Big Band Review, presented by EECU and Toyota! The Big Band Review will be held on Opening Day, Wed, 10/4, and bands from all over California are invited to compete for $15,000 in cash prizes and trophies!

Don’t wait – Only the first 20 bands are guaranteed $500, plus the chance at the big prize money rewarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners! We already have seven bands signed up! Categories include Parade, Auxiliary, Drum Major and Percussion. Download your application here: http://bit.ly/2aGXcmW