Just Announced! Paul Anka Set to Perform at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair!

Paul Anka’s tour, “Anka Sings Sinatra: His Songs, My Songs, My Way,” is coming to the 2019 Big Fresno Fair on Monday, October 7 as part of the Table Mountain Casino Concert Series presented by Coors Light and Toyota! Ticket prices are:  $40, $45 and $50.

Special pre-sale starts Tuesday, June 4 at 9 a.m. for Big Fresno Fair Fan Club Members only! The special BFF Club pre-sale will go from June 4 until June 10 during which members can purchase their Paul Anka tickets, PLUS get 50% off of their Fair Admission with each ticket purchase. Concert ticket and discounted admission must be purchased in the same transaction. Tickets to the general public for Paul Anka will go on sale June 11.

Know someone who is not a BFF Club Member but wants their Paul Anka tickets early? Tell them to sign up here!

A note from Paul: “The Anka Sings Sinatra tour will honor a great artist who has influenced me more than anyone else throughout my career, Frank Sinatra.  It will also feature the hits that have spanned my career on this 60th anniversary year.  It will be a night filled with his songs, my songs, my way!”

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the “Anka Sings Sinatra: His Songs, My Songs, My Way” tour as he honors legendary artist, Frank Sinatra while also featuring some of his own top hits! Paul Anka has been named the 21st most successful artist in Billboard’s history, putting him alongside music greats Elvis Presley and the Beatles. Anka’s incredible career has produced more than 500 songs to his credit and 126 albums worldwide! Enjoy some of Anka’s top hits like “Put Your Head on my Shoulder,” “Lonely Boy,” “Diana” and so many more! Paul Anka is the only artist in history to have a song in the Billboard Top 100 during seven consecutive decades! Don’t miss this opportunity to see him live at the Paul Paul Theater!

4.0 and Above

Do you want to win a brand new 2020 Toyota Corolla? 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 9-12 grade student has a chance to win a new 2020 Toyota Corolla! Plus 8-12 grade students in Fresno County will have a chance to win scholarships & other prizes! All you have to do is get a 4.0 GPA or higher as of June 2019!


Parents – be sure to help your student keep those grades up! Head to our website for more info! >> http://bit.ly/2voWy85

Belmont Stakes Party Sat, 6/8!

Come experience the excitement and visit us at the Belmont Stakes Party at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Starting Gate Saturday, June 8. Watch and wager live via satellite! Gates open at 7 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. 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. Continue reading “Belmont Stakes Party Sat, 6/8!”

Big Fresno Fair and Valley Children’s Team Up for Valley Kids

As patients and their families played in a carnival-like setting in the Guilds Hall at Valley Children’s Hospital, leadership from The Big Fresno Fair and Valley Children’s announced an unprecedented partnership on the new “Fill the Need” Day to support Valley Children’s mission to increase access for lifesaving healthcare for the 1.3 million kids living in the region. As part of this effort, the Fair will be offering a special $4 “Fill the Need” admission ticket that is good for Thursday, October 10 at The Big Fresno Fair! Half of all ticket sales for this day will benefit Valley Children’s. Continue reading “Big Fresno Fair and Valley Children’s Team Up for Valley Kids”

Hall of Fame and Community Champions Awards Reminder

Those who work hard to better Fresno County through their ongoing actions deserve to be recognized for their hard work. If you know someone who deserves to be recognized, nominate them today for one of The Big Fresno Fair’s two most prestigious honors – the Hall of Fame and Community Champion Awards. Continue reading “Hall of Fame and Community Champions Awards Reminder”

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. Continue reading “Preakness Stakes Party Tomorrow! |May 18”

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! Continue reading “NEW LOCATION! Tune In & Tune Up This Weekend | May 18”

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