SUPPORTING THE FAIR’S MISSION TO CELEBRATE, EDUCATE AND HAVE FUN!
The Big Fresno Fair is excited for the 28th annual Fair Education Program at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair, put on in collaboration with the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools and presented by Chevron, Meyers Water Bank & Wildlife Project, EECU and Fresno County Transportation Authority Measure C.
The 2019 Fair Education Program days were well attended, drawing in 28,879 Fresno County parents, teachers and students who toured the Fair the Fair Education Program days.
It has always been the mission of the Fair to educate, celebrate and have fun! During the past 27 years, more than 508,000 Fresno County students and their teachers have participated in this educational field trip that bridges the gap between rural and urban life – exposing students to the rich and diverse agriculture that powers our region, as well as the history of Fresno County and its talented residents!
The Fair Education Program allows Fresno County public, private and home schooled kindergarten through eighth grade students to visit the Fair FREE of charge in an educational setting. The 2020 Fair Education Program dates are Thursday, October 8; Friday, October 9; Thursday, October 15; and Friday, October 16.
To maximize the students’ experience at the Fair, classes that have signed up receive a special packet in advance which includes common core standard-based curriculum and suggested activities to integrate into classroom work prior to their educational field trip. Additionally, information about the Fair’s history, new attractions, exhibits, livestock and more, including a tour map, are provided.
Registration for the 2020 Fair Education Program will be open in Spring 2020.