We are dedicated to bringing you plenty of ways to save BIG on your trip to The Big Fresno Fair! See below for the 2018 Big Fresno Fair early and Fair-time savings opportunities! Also, stay in the loop on Fair news, get exclusive savings and entertainment updates by signing up for our FREE email newsletter!
EARLY FAIR DEALS
Big Fair Fan Club Early Discounted Pre-Sale | March 21 – July 31
All BFF Fan Club members (our free email newsletter) have the exclusive opportunity to save $2 off Admission tickets (regularly $12 for adults and $8 for children), PLUS get Season Passes for just $32 (regularly $38) and Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands for only $28 (regularly $30 M-Th; $35 Fri-Sun). The pre-sale, which is online only, will run from March 21 at 9 a.m. until July 31 at 11:59 p.m. You will receive your password via email when you sign up!
“Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive | August 13 – September 14
Give the “gift of life” and SAVE during the 9th Annual “Pint for a Pass” Blood Drive. Donate blood at any Central California Blood Center donor center or mobile unit from August 13 through September 14, and receive a “Buy One, Get One Free” admission ticket voucher good for the 2018 Big Fresno Fair. You can redeem the BOGO offer online or at the Fair Administration Box Office. PLUS, everyone that donates blood is entered to win a FREE pair of concert or reserved seat horse racing tickets and Fair admission!
Save Mart Supermarkets & FoodMaxx Pre Sale | September 5 - October 2
Purchase early and SAVE BIG at participating Save Mart Supermarkets or FoodMaxx stores! From September 5 – October 2, get $2 off Fair Admission ticket prices (all ages) and up to $7 off an Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristbands (regularly $30 Mon-Thurs; $35 Fri-Sun).
O'Reilly Auto Parts Season Pass | September 5 - October 2
Get your Season Passes at participating O'Reilly Auto Parts stores for just $30, that’s a $8 discount and the best deal available! You’ll get a receipt that you’ll then need to redeem at the Fair Administration Box Office for your season pass prior to going to the Fair! NOTE: A photo ID is required.
$5 Entry Day | Wednesday, October 3
On this day only, Fairgoers will have the chance to get into the Fair for just $5 all day long!
Fans & Followers Day & $2 Carnival Rides | Thursday, October 4
Save BIG just for connecting with us! Big Fresno Fair Facebook fans, Twitter and Instagram followers will get into the Fair FREE from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 4 only. A link to a special barcode with instructions on redemption will be posted to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram the day prior. Plus, this day is also $2 Carnival Rides where every ride is just $2 per ride all day long! Valid for all carnival rides in Kiddie Land and the Main Carnival Area.
Seniors' Day, presented by Eye-Q and Humana | Monday, October 8
Seniors 62 and BETTER are able to enjoy the Fair for free 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., along with a special Seniors’ Lifestyle Expo throughout the grounds! After 1 p.m., cost of Senior Admission goes up to $4. Remember, gates will open at 9 a.m. on this day only.
Special Interest Day | Monday, October 8
Admission is FREE to persons with disabilities from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; one chaperone admitted for free with each person that requires assistance. After 1 p.m., price for persons with disabilities and their chaperones goes up to $4 each.
Les Schwab Tires “Half Price” Tuesday I Tuesday, October 9
All admission is half price all day long! That means Adult Admission is $6, then Seniors, Military and Child Admission is just $4! All you have to do to take advantage is go to any participating Central Valley Les Schwab Tires to get a voucher for “Half Price” Fair admission on Tuesday, October 9. No purchase necessary; just ask a Les Schwab Tires representative! You can also join The Big Fair Fan Club at www.FresnoFair.com and receive a printable coupon via email for the same great deal! One Les Schwab Tires voucher or Big Fair Fan Club coupon required per person. Offer valid only on Tuesday, October 9.
Sun-Maid Kids’ Day | Wednesday, October 10
On Sun-Maid Kids’ Day admission to the Fair is FREE for kids 12 and under with a paid adult admission all day long! Remember, kids 5 and under are always free. NOTE: Carnival Rides are regular price on this day.
Save Mart & FoodMaxx "Feed the Need" Food Drive | Thursday, October 11
It’s the 10th year of the Fair’s “Feed the Need” Food Drive effort, which has collected over 780 TONS of food to help feed those in need in our community! To celebrate a decade of work and to make this the biggest year yet, join us for this year’s Save Mart & FoodMaxx “Feed the Need” Food Drive on Thursday, October 11 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. All you need to do is bring 5 or more canned food or other non-perishable food items per person to the Fair on this day and you will receive FREE admission. All food will be donated to The Salvation Army and The Community Food Bank.
The Fair is also seeking bulk food and/or monetary donations from businesses and individuals in the community tied to the “Feed the Need” Community Food Drive. Special recognition packages are available for those who donate at a certain level. Businesses or individuals interested in making bulk food and/or monetary donations please contact The Big Fresno Fair at (559) 650-FAIR.