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Big Fresno Fair Returns For 12 Days Of Fun
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The Big Fresno Fair announces its official return this October with an in-person 12-day Fair filled with carnival rides, live horse racing, concerts, competitive exhibits, Fair food and more. The 2021 Big Fresno Fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 17.

“We are beyond excited to be able to welcome people back to the fairgrounds this October to enjoy the longstanding tradition of The Big Fresno Fair with all of its attractions,” said Stacy Rianda, Deputy Manager II, The Big Fresno Fair. “Expect many more announcements coming up, including who we will be bringing to the Table Mountain Concert Series in the Paul Paul Theater.”

Fair Management continues to work with the Fresno County Department of Public Health on health and safety guidelines for the 2021 Big Fresno Fair, as it returns to an in-person event. Current plans do not require masks outdoors; however, masks inside buildings will be required for unvaccinated individuals. Health officials recommend that all individuals should consider wearing masks in settings that are at higher risk for COVID-19, including crowded indoor areas where others are not masked or vaccinated.

The Big Fresno Fair, founded in 1884, is the fourth largest fair in the state of California and represents the 21st District Agricultural Association. More than 600,000 people from throughout the State visit The Big Fresno Fair each year making it the largest event in the Central Valley. Deputy Managers, Stacy Rianda and Lauri King oversee the daily operations of the Fair. After a modified, drive-thru event in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 Big Fresno Fair will return for in-person fun in October. For more information about The Big Fresno Fair, please visit