2019 Big Fresno Fair Tickets are On-Sale NOW!

Have you bought your tickets for the 2019 Big Fresno Fair? Purchase your Concert and Admission Tickets, Season Passes, Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands, and Horse Racing Tickets online, by phone or at the Fairgrounds Box Office! The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located at 1121 S. Chance Avenue. We can’t wait to see you at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair, October 2 – 14! For more on Fair Fun >> www.FresnoFair.com.

Fair Food Friday Highlight – A Taste of Paradise

We’re bringing back Fair Food Friday where we highlight some of the delicious treats you can find around the 2019 Big Fresno Fair!  For today’s Fair food we’re showcasing local vendor, A Taste of Paradise, a shave ice treat! There are all sorts of flavors you can choose from like Caramel Green Apple, PB&J, 50/50 Bar or dare to try something different like Dill Pickle or Pumpkin Pie Chai! These treats are being entered into this year’s NEW Big Fresno Fair Food Fight Competition! You can try all these and more at A Taste of Paradise, located south of the Industry Commerce building or in front of Kid’s Town!

Entertainment Highlight: Newsboys

Christian artist, Adam Agee and award-winning, Christian Rock group, Newsboys are set to perform at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair on Wednesday, October 9, as part of the Table Mountain Casino Concert Series presented by Toyota! Ticket prices are: $22, $28 and $38.

Adam Agee has performed over 2,000 shows in 20+ different countries, sold over 500,000 records, has multiple No. 1 singles and won several awards in the music world. Adam’s music has been featured on TV and major motion film projects, various Major League Baseball venues, NFL Network, Sunday Night Football, WWE Wrestling, NHL, US Open Golf, USA Soccer and many more. Watch Adam Agee perform some of his hits like “Sound of the Saints,” Move,” “Shine Like the Stars” and many more!

They’ve defined Christian music for more than two decades, only to blow up expectations as they’ve recreated themselves again and again. Listen to favorites such as “God’s Not Dead,” “Greatness of God” and so many more! This is a Christian-rock concert you won’t want to miss!

Tickets are currently on sale online only. Starting August 14 tickets can be purchased by phone at (559) 650-FAIR, online or at the Fresno Fairgrounds Administration Ticket Box Office located at 1121 S. Chance Avenue, Fresno. To view the full Paul Paul Theater Table Mountain Concert Series line-up >> http://bit.ly/BFFconcerts

Mariachi is Back in the Paul Paul Theater on Sunday, October 13!

Mariachi is back in the Paul Paul Theater for the Festival del Mariachi on Sunday, October 13 as part of the Table Mountain Concert Series presented by Coors Light, Toyota O’Reilly Auto Parts & Food Maxx! The Festival del Mariachi is FREE with your paid Fair admission and will feature performances by Beatriz Adriana, Juan Valentin & Mariachi Tenochtitlan! Yes, you heard right, it’s free with your paid Fair admission!

You’ll get to see international ranchera singer and songwriter Beatriz Adriana, best known for her top songs “La Basurita,” “Esta Situacion” and “Adios y Bienvenida!” Also joining the stage is Ranchera singer, Juan Valentin who has recorded dozens of popular Mexican songs including “Mujeres Divinas,” “Arboles de la Barranca” and “Virgen de Mi Soledad.” Then Mariachi Tenochtitlan, a well-known local mariachi group that has performed on international stages will bring their talented musicians and vocals to the stage!  Three performances, one night and all for FREE with you paid Fair admission!

To see the full Table Mountain Concert Series line-up, go to >> http://bit.ly/BFFconcerts

2019 Big Fresno Fair Exhibitor Handbook

The Big Fresno Fair’s Exhibits Handbook is available for the 2019 Big Fresno Fair, which runs October 2-14. All individuals desiring to participate competitively as a Fair exhibitor – such as 4-H and FFA members, craftsmen, cooks, gardeners, seamstresses, quilters, artists, photographers, potters and others – can pick up their Exhibits Handbook at the Fresno Fairgrounds now or at your local Chamber of Commerce.

The Handbook, which is also available online, includes all requirements, deadlines and entry forms. Did you know that you can also enter online? The Hard Entry deadline is Friday, September 6 and the deadline for Online Entries is Monday, September 9!

If you have questions regarding the 2019 Big Fresno Fair Exhibits Handbook, call (559) 453-6890. http://bit.ly/CompetitiveExhibits19

Dare to Try Ghost Scream Hot Sauce?!

It’s Tidbit Tuesday and this week we’re highlighting something hot…Ghost Scream Hot Sauce! Enjoy with eyes wide open some of Ghost Scream Hot Sauce, chili sauce and more. These sauces are made up of fresh ingredients and feature one of the hottest peppers on the Scoville heat scale, the ghost pepper! Ghost Scream Hot Sauce is a nationally recognized hot sauce; as it’s been featured on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan, Taste of Home magazine, The New York Times and many more! Spice up your dish and stop by Ghost Scream Hot Sauce, located in the Commerce Building all Fair long! Be sure to check out their social media below:

Facebook: GhostScreamHotSauce
Twitter: @GhostScream10
Instagram: @ghostscreamhotsauce
Website: https://www.ghostscream.com/

Pint for a Pass is Still Going On! Donate TODAY!

There’s still time! Find out your type and give life to our community! The Big Fresno Fair and the Central California Blood Center encourage YOU to donate blood TODAY as part of the 10th Annual “Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive! Anyone who donates blood from now until September 22 at a Central California Blood Center donor center or mobile drive will receive a BOGO voucher for admission to the 2019 Big Fresno Fair, a special commemorative t-shirt (while supplies last) and entered-to-win concert and horse racing tickets!

For more information and a list of donor centers >>http://bit.ly/PintForAPass

Win Tickets to See Zara Larsson at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair | Saturday, October 5

Zara Larsson tickets go on-sale to BFF members only on Thursday, August 29 but you can win tickets before then! Here’s what you have to do…just go to our Big Fresno Fair Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheBigFresnoFair) or Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/bigfresnofair/), and then follow the contest rules on the post! Winner will be chosen on Tuesday, September 3 at 12 p.m.

REMINDER: The Zara Larsson special online only pre-sale starts Thursday, August 29 at 9 a.m. for Big Fresno Fair Fan Club Members only! The special BFF Club pre-sale will go from August 29 until September 2 at 11:59 p.m., during which members can purchase their Zara Larsson tickets, PLUS get 50% off their Fair Admission with each ticket purchase! Concert tickets and discounted admission must be purchased in the same transaction. Tickets to the general public for Zara Larsson will go on-sale Tuesday, September 3 at 9 a.m. online, at the Fairgrounds Box Office or by phone at (559) 650-FAIR.

Not a Fair Fan Club Member or know someone who’s not? Sign up today >> http://bit.ly/BFFClub19. A special pre-sale password was sent out today; any new signups will receive the password in their confirmation email!

PLEASE NOTE: If you’re selected as the winner of this contest and have already bought your Zara Larsson tickets, we will refund them for you.

The Zara Larsson concert on Saturday, October 5 at The Big Fresno Fair is part of the Table Mountain Concert Series presented by Coors Light and Toyota.

Check out our Zara Larsson promotional video here

5th Annual 30 and Over Jazzy & Classy All White Event is This Weekend! | August 31

Get your dancing shoes ready! The 5th Annual 30 and Over Jazzy and Classy All White Event is this Saturday, August 31 in the Commerce Building at the Fresno Fairgrounds! Enjoy a night filled with dancing and live performances by Damien Escobar and DJ Spark! Tickets range from $42 – $82.50. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information >> http://bit.ly/EventsCalendar19

Just Announced! Zara Larsson Will Perform at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair | Saturday, October 5

Swedish singer and songwriter, Zara Larsson is coming to the 2019 Big Fresno Fair on Saturday, October 5 at 7 p.m. as part of the Table Mountain Concert Series presented by Coors Light and Toyota! Ticket prices are: $30, $25 and $15.

A special online only pre-sale starts Thursday, August 29 at 9 a.m. for Big Fresno Fair Fan Club Members only! The special BFF Club pre-sale will go from August 29 until September 2 at 11:59 p.m., during which members can purchase their Zara Larsson tickets, PLUS get 50% off their Fair Admission with each ticket purchase! Concert tickets and discounted admission must be purchased in the same transaction. Tickets to the general public for Zara Larsson will go on-sale Tuesday, September 3 at 9 a.m. online, at the Fairgrounds Box Office or by phone at (559) 650-FAIR.

Know someone who’s not a BFF Club Member but wants to get their Zara Larsson tickets early? Tell them to sign up here!

Undeniable talent, uncompromising attitude and unbelievable song craft has helped Zara make history by landing her RIAA gold-certified 2017 full-length album, So Good, to be “the second most-streamed debut on Spotify by a female artist ever,” eclipsing 5 billion streams. Zara’s most recent single “Ruin My Life” continues to heat up at a rapid pace. Showing no signs of stopping or slowing down, it clocked over 182 million streams and counting, as well as 28 million YouTube/VEVO views for its cinematic music video within just three months! You don’t want to miss Zara as she performs some of her certified gold and platinum hits like “Ain’t My Fault,” “Lush Life,” “Never Forget You” and so many more at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair!