Live Horse Racing – 9 Days during the Fair!
Did you know that it is free to watch the excitement of live horse racing? It sure is! The ground floor of the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand is all free! So stop by and watch these amazing athletes race to the finish line! For more details on horse racing, click here.
Big Band Review – Wednesday, October 7
The 10th Annual Big Band Review presented by EECU, Toyota and iHeartMedia will take place on Opening Day of The Big Fresno Fair on Wednesday, October 7. Twenty-five Junior High and High School Marching Bands from throughout the State of California will compete for cash prizes. It is free to come out and watch these talented musicians compete for top honors! More details here.
Caporales de Fresno – Sundays
Enjoy the action-packed shows from Los Caporales de Fresno showcasing the incredible talent of these dancing horses as well as the individuals that are riding them who also sing both Sundays of the Fair. Their line-up of entertainment will feature Caballos Bailadores, Escaramuza Charra Caporalas, Cantantes De Musica Ranchera, Ballet Folklorico Tradicional and Floreadores Del Equipo Charros Dos Generaciones.
Kentucky Derby Style Hat Contest – Date to Be Announced!
We’re bringing a little of the Kentucky Derby to The Big Fresno Fair with the Kentucky Derby Style Hat Contest. It’s free to enter and if you dress up, you’ll get a FREE reserved seat on the 2nd floor of the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand to watch the live racing excitement AND have a chance to win cash prizes for best hat! Check back for more details soon.
Derby Dog Dash – Saturday, October 17
Have a small dog that you think is fast? Then be sure to enter them into the Annual Derby Dog Dash on Saturday, October 17 for the chance to win cash prizes and, of course, bragging rights, plus you get into the Fair for free! More details coming soon at www.derbydogdash.com
. Also, don’t forget, you can come out and watch these pint-sized racers all for free on the ground floor of the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand.
Bulldog Stakes Race – Sunday, October 18
Join the tradition and win! Wear red to the races on Sunday, October 18 to celebrate our very own Fresno State Bulldogs, and be entered to win cash prizes during the Bulldog Stakes Race! Look for the entry booth at the main entrance to the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand to show your Fresno State Bulldog pride (by wearing red of course!), fill out an entry form and pick your winning horse! Must be 18 to play. Must be present to win! Check back for more details soon.