Save BIG During The Big Fresno Fair’s Black Friday Sale!

The holiday season has arrived so let the shopping festivities begin! Don’t miss out on The Big Fresno Fair’s Black Friday Sale exclusively for Big Fresno Fair Fan Club Members!

The special Black Friday Sale will begin November 29 at 9 a.m. and go through December 2 at 11:59 p.m.! During this time members can purchase Fair Admission for 50% off, Season Passes for just $20 and purchase Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands for just $25! Not only do you get a great deal, but BFF Club members who make a purchase will be entered-to-win a VIP Season Parking Pass for the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

A special code will be sent via email. Know someone who’s not a BFF Club member but wants to get a head start on saving BIG? Tell them to sign up here! Tell them to sign up here!

Fair Fun Fact – “Did You Know?”

We’re still reminiscing about the amazing times spent at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair! Here are a few fun facts you probably did not know!

Did you know…?

  • 35 tons of sand were used by one artist over 8 days to create the giant 11 ft. tall sand sculpture
  • 14,452,200 lbs. of butter were used between all three stands at Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls
  • 15,000 lbs. of kettle corn was sold at Kettlecorn (MKM Concessions)
  • Enough Buffalo Chicken Chimichangas were sold to reach the top of the Empire State Building” -straight from the mouth of Tony Bogoshian of Chicken Charlies.

We can’t wait to see you again for the 2020 Big Fresno Fair, October 7 – 18!

California Bridal & Wedding Expo is This Weekend | December 1

Congratulation on your engagement! What happens next? Wedding planning! Be sure to check out the California Bridal & Wedding Expo on Sunday, December 1 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds in the Wells Fargo Agriculture Building. The expo will feature fashion shows, live music, a variety of amazing wedding companies PLUS you could win $10,000 for your big day along with other prizes! Admission is free with online registration or $10 at the door.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Tune In, Tune Up This Weekend This Weekend | November 23

Are you a San Joaquin Valley resident? Have you owned your car for 6 months? Does your car fail emissions testing? If you said yes to all of these, join Valley CAN & San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for the Tune In, Tune Up event on Saturday, November 23 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds’ Carnival Lot!  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 click here.

The Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo is This Tuesday, November 19

The Annual Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo is back on Tuesday, November 19 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fresno Fairgrounds! The event is produced in cooperation with the Central Valley wine, nut table and raisin grape industries. This event has helped generate nearly $150,000 in scholarship endowments for viticulture programs at Cal Poly, SLO, Fresno State, Santa Rosa Junior College, and UC Davis. For more information and to register, click here.

Tell Us What You Thought!

We want to hear from you! Please take a few moments to fill out the 2019 Big Fresno Fair survey, as we work to make next year even better than the last! 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 2020 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 December 3, 2019. Just be sure to enter your email address at the end of the survey so that we can contact you if you’re the lucky winner!

Click here to take our survey.

The Valley Deaf Festival is This Saturday, November 9

Don’t miss the 30th Annual Valley Deaf Festival on Saturday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jr. Exhibits Building! The theme will be “DHHSC & The Candy Factory” with entertainment, vendors, games, activities for kids and a special appearance from The Flipside! Advance tickets are $5 or $7 at the door; children 4 and under are free! This event is brought to you by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center. For more information, click here.