piglets and watermelon

Watermelons Are In, Piglets Out at County Fair Event for Kids

Piglets are out and greased watermelons are in, as a long tradition disappears at a county fair in Northern California. Bowing to public concern and protests about animal welfare, the Sonoma County Fair has dropped the pig scramble, a staple of the fair's F...

A U.S. Passport Won’t Get You a Beer at the Fresno Fair

As a newcomer to the area, I had heard that The Big Fresno Fair is the one event all year that can't be missed! People from all over the Valley travel to Fresno to be a part of the festivities. I walked up to the entrance and saw the bright lights, kids lau...

What and Where in the World is Metalachi?

Metalachi is the world’s first and only metal mariachi band. And it has two ties to Fresno. One, it is playing tonight at The Big Fresno Fair on the Pavilion Stage at 8:30. Two, El Cucuy, whose title w...