Craft Brew Fest

Thank you to all who participated in the first-ever Craft Brew Fest at The Big Fresno Fair! We are happy to say that the Craft Brew Fest will be happening again at the 2018 Big Fresno Fair on Saturday, October 6 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. - providing the craft-beer enthusiasts a unique beer tasting event that puts you right in the middle of the horse racing track during live horse racing at The Big Fresno Fair! We will be announcing the brewery line-up in the coming weeks.

See the details below on what to expect:

  • 30+ Craft Breweries pouring their best beers
  • Music 
  • Food Trucks 
  • Lawn Games 
  • NEW Cornhole Tournament in partnership with the Dawg Pound Cornhole League
  • Betting Stations and NEW screens displaying betting odds 

Ticket Prices are:

  • $50 All Inclusive Ticket – Event + Fair Admission, VIP Parking
  • $35 Event Only Ticket
  • $25 Designated Driver Ticket

Tickets will be sold at the gate for $60, so get yours in advance and SAVE! 

Tickets will go on sale exclusively to Big Fair Fan Club members, the Fair’s free email newsletter, on Tuesday, July 10 at 9 a.m. until Sunday, July 15 at 11:59 p.m. During this time, every ticket purchaser will be entered-to-win a $100 betting voucher.  A password will be emailed to Big Fair Fan Club members on July 2! If you sign up after newsletter goes out, you will receive pre-sale password with the confirmation email. Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 16 at 9 a.m. A limited number of tickets will be sold, so get yours early to make sure you get a spot! Not a member of the Big Fair Fan Club, sign up here:

Are you a craft brewery that wants to participate? Please contact Taylor Childers at   

Interested in entering a team into the DPL Cornhole Tournament for your chance to win cash prizes? Then follow this link to register. Entry costs $15 per person.