Big Fresno Fair 2018: Info, Concerts, Tickets, Dates, what's new, what to see, and how to meet the ABC30 Action News staff

The 135th Big Fresno Fair is underway and runs until October 14th in East Central Fresno. We have what you need to know about one of the Valley's biggest events of the year!


  • Discounted days at the Big Fresno Fair

  • Here's what's new at the Big Fresno Fair

  • New security measures at the Big Fresno Fair

  • Policy for youth safety is back at the Big Fresno Fair

  • Big Fresno Fair carnival rides and food vendors go through inspections

  • Things to do at the Big Fresno Fair that are free

  • Big Fresno Fair offers special experience for those with disabilities

  • Local non-profits showcasing what they do at the Big Fresno Fair


    Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Paquita La Del Barrio
    Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Jon Pardi
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Salt-N-Pepa with Opener Naughty By Nature
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Gabriel Iglesias - aka "Fluffy"
    Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Los 3 Rebeldes
    Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
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    Gates Open:
    11:00 a.m., Monday - Friday
    10:00 a.m., Saturday & Sunday

    Gates Close:
    11:00 p.m., Sunday - Thursday
    Midnight, Friday & Saturday

    Admission Prices:
    Adults: $12.00
    Children 6-12: $8.00
    Children 5 and under: FREE
    Seniors 62 and over: $8.00
    Military: $8.00

    Parking Prices:
    Chance Avenue Lot $15.00
    Butler Avenue & Infield Lots $10.00
    Cedar/Kings Canyon Lot $5.00
    Maple/Butler Lot $5.00

    The Big Fresno Fair
    1121 S. Chance Ave.
    Fresno, CA 93702
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    Come visit the ABC30 Table Mountian Event Center near the Chance Avenue Gate. Below is a list of times that your favorite Action News journalists will be at the Event Center signing pictures and giving away free items (while supplies last).

    Saturday, October 6
    Noon - 3:00pm: Warren Armstrong & Chris Alvarez
    3:00pm - 6:00pm: Tony Cabrera & Brianna Ruffalo
    6:00pm - 8:00pm: Dale Yurong & Kevin Musso

    Sunday, October 7
    Noon - 3:00pm: Amanda Venegas & Liz Harrison
    3:00pm - 6:00pm: Sontaya Rose & Margot Kim
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Brian Johnson

    Monday, October 8
    12:30pm - 2:30pm: Margot Kim & Reuben Contreras
    4:00pm - 8:00pm: Chris Alvarez
    7:00pm - 8:00pm: Margot Kim

    Tuesday, October 9
    12:30pm - 2:30pm: Graciela Moreno & Vanessa Vasconcelos
    4:00pm - 8:00pm: Graciela Moreno
    7:00pm - 8:00pm: Cristina Davies

    Wednesday, October 10
    12:30pm - 2:30pm: Amanda Venegas & Reuben Contreras
    4:00pm - 8:00pm: Dale Yurong
    7:00pm - 8:00pm: Kevin Musso

    Thursday, October 11
    12:30pm - 2:30pm: Cory James & Reuben Contreras
    4:00pm - 8:00pm: Warren Armstrong
    7:00pm - 8:00pm: Kevin Musso

    Friday, October 12
    12:30pm - 2:30pm: Corin Hoggard & Cory James
    4:00pm - 8:00pm: Liz Harrison
    7:00pm - 8:00 pm: Jason Oliveira

    Saturday, October 13
    Noon - 3:00pm: Corin Hoggard & Stephen Hicks
    3:00pm - 6:00pm: Reuben Contreras & Nathalie Granda
    6:00 pm- 8:00pm: Jason Oliveira

    Sunday, October 14
    Noon - 3:00pm: Brianna Ruffalo & Gilbert Magallon
    3:00 pm- 6:00pm: Christina Fan & Graciela Moreno
    6:00 pm - 8:00pm: Gene Haagenson
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