Satisfy Your Cravings for Fair Food Starting Today

Have a hankering for Big Fresno Fair food like cinnamon rolls and flamin' curly fries? “As restaurants have been adjusting to provide drive-thru and curbside food pick-ups, we saw an opportunity to provide a...

Hot Cheetos the ‘In’ Food at Big Fresno Fair

Chicken Charlie's Tony Boghosian had a simple explanation for his stand's Hot Cheetos inspired dish: "You see it everywhere, and why not? It's awesome. It's delicious." The food purveyor, best known for deep-fried anything, now sells a Buffalo Chicken Chimi...

Dyer Celebrated, Unveiled in Sculpture Form

For more than an hour, Jerry Dyer endured jokes and good-natured ribbing directed his way. Although not officially called a roast, an event at the Fresno fairgrounds honoring the outgoing Fresno police chief featured speaker after speaker slinging Dyer-focu...
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...