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15th Annual World Famous Fresno Tattoo Convention Sat, 2/17 & Sun, 2/18!

You don’t want to miss the 15th Annual World Famous Fresno Tattoo Convention this Sat, 2/16 and Sun, 2/17 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Commerce Building! Come out for two days filled with tattoo competitions, art shows and more featuring the valley’s best tattoo artists! For more information and to get your tickets go to:  https://bit.ly/2WxGlds

Fairgrounds Office Closed for President’s Day, Fri, 2/15 – Mon, 2/18

The Fresno Fairground’s Administrative Office will be closed starting today through Mon, 2/18 in recognition of President’s Day. The office will reopen on Tues, 2/19 at 8 a.m. We hope you enjoy a long weekend in honor of our country’s former leaders! 

It’s National Pizza Day!

We tried coming up with a pizza pun, but they were all too cheesy. Happy #NationalPizzaDay! Share with us how you will be celebrating this food holiday! Also, we want to know what kind of toppings you like on your pizza. Don’t forget to check out Milo & Son Ent. to grab your slice at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair!

Fresno State’s 26th Annual Red Wave Classic Junior Livestock Show This Weekend!

Fresno State will be holding their 26th Annual Red Wave Classic Junior Livestock Show on Sat, 2/9 through Sun, 2/10! This is an all-day event held at the Fresno Fairgrounds in the Livestock Pavilion. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2sYlLp0.

Fair Launched Applications for 5th Annual San Joaquin Valley Olive Oil Competition!

It’s back! The San Joaquin Valley Olive Oil Competition is in full swing and we are excited to announce the debut of a new award – the Best of the Valley Award given to the olive oil that scored the highest with the ranch or office located in the San Joaquin Valley! All olive oil producers in California can submit their extra virgin or flavored olive oil varieties now through March 22! Winners will be announced on April 10! For complete details and rules, click here: http://bit.ly/2jYRiDf .

The High Roller Sale is Tomorrow!

The High Roller Sale for goats and lambs is tomorrow Fri, 2/8 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Jr. Exhibits Building. For more information, visit http://www.estesshowlambs.com/forsale.html

 

Cosmetology Expo in Three Weeks | Sat, 2/23 – Sun, 2/24

Purchase your tickets for the Cosmetology & Barber Expo 2019 at the Fresno Fairgrounds, Sat, 2/23 – Sun, 2/24! This ONE & ONLY expo features onstage seminars, showcases, vendors, entertainment and so much more! This year the event will feature the Central Valley Barber Battle #8. Other NEW battles include: Hair Stylist Battle, Make-Up Battle, Lash Battle, Braid Battle and Nail Battle.

 

Sun Maid Kennel Club of Fresno Show Tomorrow!

The Sun Maid Kennel Club of Fresno Dog Show is returning to the Fresno Fairgrounds! Starting tomorrow, Sat, 2/2 through Sun, 2/3, the Sun Maid Kennel Club will be taking over the Fairgrounds. Show hours are Sat, 2/2 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun, 2/3 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, about the Sun Maid Kennel Club of Fresno, click here: http://bit.ly/2kSedC7.  This event is free to the public to attend.

 

Central Valley Australian Shepherd Club Dog Show This Weekend!

The Central Valley Australian Shepherd Club Dog Show is returning to the Fresno Fairgrounds! Starting, Sat, 2/2 through Sun, 2/3, the Central Valley Australian Shepherd Club will be taking over the Livestock Pavilion from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is free for the public to attend.

For more information on The Central Valley Australian Shepherd's Club: http://www.centralvalleyasc.org/

The Big Fresno Fair Wins Big at WFA Convention in Reno!

The Big Fresno Fair took home 18 awards at the Western Fairs Association’s (WFA) 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show held in Reno, Nevada from January 20-23, 2019, where more than 1,200 fair CEOs, directors, staff and fair-related professionals from roughly 125 fairs throughout the Western United States attended to celebrate the greatest accomplishments of 2018.