Fair Hot Spots to Hang Out

Here's your guide to the best places to sit down, relax and enjoy The Big Fresno Fair!

Craft Brew Court
The Craft Brew Court, located just north of the Wells Fargo Agriculture Building, is back for the second year! The Craft Brew Court features 12 rotating handles with various craft beers. In addition to live music, new this year we are bringing nightly pub quizzes to the Craft Brew Court! You will be able to compete in trivia games, including a barber shop challenge, and enjoy a cold brew as if you were right in a local pub or bar. You’ll definitely want to stop by on your trip to the Fair! 

 

Miller Lite Starter’s Sports Bar
The Miller Lite Starter’s Sports Bar is the perfect place for sports enthusiasts who want to catch their favorite teams playing while still enjoying the fun of the Fair and the excitement of live horse racing! Located just off of the paddock in the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand, Starter’s is the go-to place to watch the thrill of live horse racing or catch the big game on the TVs throughout the bar!  

Blue Moon Yosemite Station
The Blue Moon Yosemite Station, located between the Commerce and Wells Fargo Agriculture buildings, provides a relaxing and shady hangout for families to sit back and enjoy Fair food as they listen to and watch a variety of great entertainment. You’ll have everything you need to ease your worries away including misters, fans and TVs. This area features an incredible three dimensional replica of Half Dome that rests above the entrance leading to beautiful murals that depict the marveled waterfalls, granite cliffs, clear streams and beautiful meadows of Yosemite Valley. In addition, Pardini’s is pouring the best brew and California wines. You can see why the Blue Moon Yosemite Station is one of the Fair’s most attractive spots!

  

Save Mart Beer & Wine Garden
Pull up a chair and unwind in the Save Mart Wine Garden, located southeast of the Paul Paul Theatre. As one of the most popular places on grounds, the Save Mart Wine Garden features local and regional wines, craft beer and daily live entertainment! It features a 20-foot tall old mission style archway representing the vibrant grape industry here in the San Joaquin Valley. This spot is a must-see at the 2017 Big Fresno Fair! 

Luxury Deck
Watch live horse racing from some of the best seats in the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand. Seated just above the paddock on the second floor of the Grandstand, the Luxury Deck offers the best views, exclusive wagering areas, shaded tables, a private bar and plenty of great food. Anyone who sits here is already a big winner! Reservations to watch live racing like a VIP range from $150 - $180 a table on Fridays and Saturdays and $125 on weekdays!

 

Pavilion Stage
There is always something fun and exciting happening on the Pavilion Stage, located in the Fresno County Sesquicentennial Park. From local performers and talent competitions to famous musicians and exciting hypnotism shows…there’s something for everyone!

 
Table Mountain Rancheria Park
Let your imagination run wild at the Table Mountain Rancheria Park with its nine whimsical attractions! The Park is a kid’s (and parent’s) dream – essentially it’s an amusement park right in the middle of the Fairgrounds that is all free to enjoy with your paid Fair admission! Give your little ones a chance to experience this magical place before your Fair visit ends! 
       

Sports Zone presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts
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njoy plenty of shaded seating and great Fair food from the Sports Zone presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, located between the Infield Tunnel Entrance and the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to sit and relax, planning your next adventure in the Carnival, waiting for the races to start, or casually listening to great music coming from the Pavilion Stage, the Sports Zone is the place for you!