Preakness Stakes Party Tomorrow! |May 18

Who said you have to be in Baltimore to join in on the Preakness Stakes celebration? Come experience the excitement and visit us at the Preakness Stakes Party at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Starting Gate tomorrow, May 18. Watch and wager live via satellite! Gates will open 7 a.m. with the first race at 10 a.m. Admission is only $5 to the Grandstand and another $5 for VIP admission, where guests can relax and view live horse racing on high definition television screens while enjoying private betting in the VIP Suite. For VIP reservations call Pardini’s Catering: 559-253-0155. Can’t make it to the Fairgrounds? Watch and wager at Club One Casino’s Polo Lounge for $10 and enjoy a delicious meal off of their all day special menu. Call 559-497-3000 to make reservations for the Polo Lounge.


For more information click here >> http://bit.ly/HorseRacing19

NEW LOCATION! Tune In & Tune Up This Weekend | May 18

Attention car owners!Tune In Tune Up is at a NEW LOCATION! Located at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Maple/Butler Lot, join Valley CAN & San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for the Tune In & Tune Up event on Saturday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Give your car a FREE emissions test and if it fails, you will receive a voucher for a free smog repair! The first 525 vehicles that qualify after the free emissions test will receive a $500 voucher for repairs at a participating STAR smog shop. For more details on the event, call: 1-800-806-2004 or check out this link here >> http://bit.ly/EventsCalendar19h

Save the Date! The BFF Job Fair is on Thursday, August 8!




The Big Fresno Fair Job Fair is back Thursday, August 8 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Commerce Building. The Fair is seeking individuals who can demonstrate excellent customer service in an entertaining environment. Available positions include Parking Attendants, Maintenance Staff, Customer Service Representatives, Security Guards and much more! There will also be a Volunteer Booth for those of you who would like to volunteer at this year’s Fair! Be sure to put this date on your calendar because you won’t want to miss it! For more information visit: http://bit.ly/2KYzfww

Keep Those Grades Up! 4.0 & Above is Wednesday, October 2



Keep your grades up this semester and we’ll see YOU at the 9th Annual Big Fresno Fair 4.0 & Above Program, where every qualifying  8 – 12 grade student in Fresno County will have a chance to win scholarships & other prizes. PLUS 9 – 12 grade students have a chance to win a new 2020 Toyota Corolla! All you have to do is get a 4.0 GPA or higher as of June 2019! Then you will be invited to The Big Fresno Fair for FREE on Opening Day, Wednesday, October 2 with the opportunity to enter-to-win assorted prizes!


For more information on the 2019 4.0 & Above Program: http://bit.ly/2voWy85

Preakness Stakes Party | Saturday, May 18!



Who said you have to be in Baltimore to join in on the Preakness Stakes celebration? Come experience the excitement and visit us at the Preakness Stakes Party at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Starting Gate on Saturday, May 18. Watch and wager live via satellite! Gates will open 7 a.m. with the first race at 10 a.m.


Admission is only $5 to the Grandstand and another $5 for VIP admission, where guests can relax and view live horse racing on high definition television screens while enjoying private betting in the VIP Suite. For VIP reservations call Pardini’s Catering: 559-253-0155. Can’t make it to the Fairgrounds? Watch and wager at Club One Casino’s Polo Lounge for $10 and enjoy a delicious meal off of their all day special menu. Call 559-497-3000 to make reservations for the Polo Lounge. For more information click here >> http://bit.ly/2GDz8m7

Fresno County Superintendent of Schools Presents Kids Day! | Friday, May 10



Kids Day presented by the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools happens Friday, May 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Industry Commerce Building. Kids will get to enjoy a fun filled day full of music, animals, activities and more! Kids Day is FREE to attend. For more information, click here: https://www.fresnofair.com/events

Jiu Jitsu Competition Happening This Friday, May 10



Fight to Win Promotions presents Fight to Win 112 on Friday, May 10 at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Wells Fargo Agriculture Building from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.! Witness some of the top grapplers in Jiu Jitsu compete their way to a title! To get tickets to this all ages event, visit >> www.f2wtix.com

Sports Car Club of America Autocross this Weekend! | May 11 & 12



The Sports Car Club of America, Fresno Chapter is hosting another action-packed weekend of autocross racing at the Fresno Fairgrounds Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your family out 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: https://www.fresnofair.com/events

Dragon Ball & Heroes Con this weekend | May 11 & 12!



Be sure to buy your tickets to Ani-Me Con’s 2nd annual Dragon Ball & Heroes Con, the largest anime, gaming and comic event in the Central Valley on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 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 or  VIP Package online. Kids 9 and under receive free admission with paid adult admission. For more info >> http://www.ani-me.com/dragon-ball-con/

Thank A Teacher for National Teacher Day!




Happy National Teacher Day! Here’s to wishing a special thank you to the exceptional teachers who make up our Fresno County educational system and beyond. We appreciate your year-round dedication toward helping to shape the young minds of our community and putting them on the right path for a successful future!

Looking for an exciting way to educate your students in your quest for a good lesson plan? Sign up for The Big Fresno Fair’s Education Program! This program allows kindergarten through eighth grade students, in public, private, charter or home school classes, to visit the Fair FREE and learn in an educational, hands-on setting that touts curriculum aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS). 2019 Fair Education Program dates are October 3, 4, 10 and 11. If you would like your class to participate fill out an application online now. 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!

Register + More information here: http://bit.ly/2PpYVRq