What's New

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.

Fair Takes Home Five Awards at 128th IAFE Network Awards!

We’re proud to announce that The Big Fresno Fair took home five awards at the International Association of Fairs & Expositions (IAFE) 128th Convention and Trade Show held in San Antonio, Texas. Honors received are:

First-Place Awards:
Sponsorship Continuity - “Feed the Need” Food Drive at Fresno State

Second-Place Awards:
Promotional/Advertising Poster - Big Fresno Fair Theme Poster

Fair Announces Three New Board Appointments

The Big Fresno Fair proudly welcomes newly appointed Board members, Gabriel Hernandez, Charles Riojas and Lawrence Salinas to the 21st District Agricultural Association Board of Directors. These appointments were made on December 21, 2018 by former California Governor Jerry Brown.

Hmong Cultural New Year Celebration begins Wed, 12/26!

A week of cultural fun and tradition begins Wed, 12/26 through Tues, 1/1 at the Fresno Fairgrounds to celebrate Hmong Cultural New Year! Join us daily as we celebrate with live entertainment, vendors, fun competitions and so much more. General admission is $6, seniors 62+ and military (with ID) just $4. Plus, kids 5 and under are free! Come celebrate and learn about the Hmong Culture! For more information, click here: http://hmongcultural.org/

Last Day for Fair Survey!

Today is the last day to participate in our 2018 Big Fresno Fair survey and let us know how we can improve next year! As a "Thank You" for taking our survey, you will automatically be entered to win an "Ultimate Fair Pack" or one of four Season Passes good for the 2019 Big Fresno Fair! The "Ultimate Fair Pack" includes: 4 adult admission tickets, 4 horse racing reserved seats, 4 tickets to the concert of your choice and 1 parking pass. Deadline to complete the survey is tonight, Thurs, 12/13!

Fair Administration Office Closed until Jan. 2

The Big Fresno Fair Administration Office will be closed starting tomorrow, Wed, 10/12 and will re-open again to the public on Wed, 1/2. If you need immediate assistance, please call (559) 650-FAIR, leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible. We wish you all a wonderful holiday season and a happy (and safe) new year!