We Hope to See YOU in October for the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

You can do your part to help by staying HEALTHY…follow the guidelines of our health officials and taking care of yourself and your family.

 

Find the little things that make you HAPPY…the fresh air on a walk, encouraging sidewalk chalk art notes, a friendly wave shared with neighbors, laughter of your kids playing…whatever that may be.

 

And most of all, remember to remain HOPEFUL…we are hopeful for the future and know our current situation is not forever. We are hopeful for October when we can see you all again at the 2020  Big Fresno Fair!  

 

So today, take action to #flattenthecurve by staying at home and practice social distancing. We are in this together and together we will get through it! 🌍

It’s National Something on a Stick Day!

Nothing says fair food like food on a stick! Happy National Something On a Stick Day! Have you tried the Chicken in a Waffle on a Stick from Chicken Charlies? Be sure to try it out at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair! What’s your favorite food on a stick to eat while visiting The Big Fresno Fair?

 

Let’s all do our part to keep social distancing NOW and follow good healthy habits so we can curb this virus and see you all at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

It’s the Final Day of National Ag Week!

We’re wrapping up National Ag Week with our final highlight of our Wells Fargo Agriculture Building. People from all over the world visit the Wells Fargo Agriculture Building presented by Save Mart to see all the reasons why Fresno County is the world’s top agricultural area! From apples to garlic, you’ll find more than 350 different varieties of locally-grown crops on display. Be sure to check out this exhibit to see exactly what this Valley is famous for! Did you know the entire Ag building comes together each year thanks to the many volunteers from each of the communities? Interested in volunteering this year? Let us know!

 

Let’s all do our part to keep social distancing NOW and follow good healthy habits so we can curb this virus and see you all at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

Day Four of National Ag Week – Baby Boom Area in Ag Ventureland

For day four of National Ag Week, we’re highlighting the Baby Boom area! Were you able to check out the Baby Boom area in Ag Ventureland Sponsored by Boot Barn and CalViva Health? In this area you will see baby goats, pigs and more! Did you know there were 41 pregnant sheep (ewes) at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair and 75 lambs were born on sight? Be sure to check out this Fair favorite at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

 

Let’s all do our part to keep social distancing NOW and follow good healthy habits so we can curb this virus and see you all at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

Day Three of National Ag Week – Ag Ventureland

It’s day three of National Ag Week and today we are highlighting the fun and educational Ag Ventureland Sponsored by Boot Barn and CalViva Health! Completely remodeled in 2018, Ag Ventureland has become the favorite area of both parents and children. Kids and Fairgoers of all ages can enjoy interactive activities, sensory activities, shows and much more – all focusing on the Valley’s rich Ag! Be sure to stop by this exhibit at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair, Oct 7-18!

 

Let’s all do our part to keep social distancing NOW and follow good healthy habits so we can curb this virus and see you all at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

National Ag Day – Thank A Farmer

Along with it being the second day of National Ag Week, today is also National Ag Day! Instead of highlighting an Ag fact, we want to put the spotlight on our farmers. Without the hard work of our farmers, the rich Central Valley Ag wouldn’t be what it is today. Take the time today to thank a farmer for all their hard work!

Kick Off to National Ag Week!

It’s the beginning of National Ag Week and we will be highlighting the many agricultural exhibits that you can find at the Fair all week long! Did you know that a total of 40 different clubs, chapters and independent exhibitors participated in the 2019 Big Fresno Fair Livestock Pavilion Exhibits? Many of these members participated in the Jr. Livestock Auctions on October 5 and 12 at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair.

 

Fun Fair Fact: A total of 1,500 animals were exhibited at the 2019 Big Fresno Fair and a grand total of 763 animals were sold at both Jr. Livestock Auctions with sales of $1,006,784.92!

 

Interested in showing Livestock at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair? Click here for more information.

 

Let’s all do our part to keep social distancing NOW and follow good healthy habits so we can curb this virus and see you all at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

Fair Eagle Sculpture Wins Best of Show at March’s Art Hop!

The Big Fresno Fair’s CEO, John C. Alkire and in-house talented welder, Hank Alaniz won Best of Show at the March Art Hop in downtown Fresno for an incredible metal sculpture of a bald eagle! This unique sculpture is made up completely of recycled metal parts from Turner’s Auto Wrecking and stands at 9 feet tall, has 2,100 individual metal feathers on its body and a wingspan of 8 feet wide!

 

This award-winning sculpture will be dedicated to the late Marvin Meyers and will be put on permanent display in the Meyer’s Water & Wildlife Tree in the Table Mountain Rancheria Park.

 

“Marvin was a beloved veteran and eagle scout who cared for his community,” said CEO, John C. Alkire. “He was a huge donor to Fresno State and his name will live on with his sponsorship with Meyer’s Water and Wildlife Banks”

 

A special dedication of the sculpture will take place prior to the 2020 Big Fresno Fair.

Don’t Forget! BFF Club Members Can Purchase Their Concert Tickets Starting Today!

Don’t forget! BFF Club members can purchase their concert tickets to see our first round of concerts starting today! The pre-sale is ONLINE only so we can all practice social distancing! Details here, including how to sign up if you’re not a BFF Club member! >>http://bit.ly/BFFconcerts

 

PLEASE NOTE: If a concert is cancelled, ticket purchasers will be refunded their concert ticket automatically for online purchases. If purchased at the Box Office, ticket purchaser must bring ticket to Box Office to receive refund.

Only 203 Days Until The 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

The countdown continues! Only 203 days until the 2020 Big Fresno Fair and all of the amazing things it has to offer! What are you most excited for? The popular entertainment? The extraordinary exhibits? The wild carnival rides? Or the exciting action of live horse racing? Whatever it is, we can’t wait until the Big Times Are Back, October 7 – 18!