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This is how you can get into The Big Fresno Fair for free

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story listed the event date as Oct. 2. An updated version is below. Fresno State’s third annual “Feed the Need” food drive will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 to raise donations for the ...

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Education fair aims to increase latino student enrollment

La Feria de Educación, a statewide fair promoting higher education to Hispanic students, will be hosted at Fresno State for the first time Saturday. The community fair, which is held on several California State University campuses, aims to get parents ...

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The big big big Fresno Fair

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Volunteer opportunities abound for students at fair

The 23rd annual Community Service Opportunities Fair was held in the Memorial Court on Wednesday to provide students information on volunteer opportunities from more than 70 agencies. The event featured the Taste of Service tent, a place where students were ...

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Students to share stories at Study Abroad Fair

For students who have wanted to see the world while they are in college, the opportunity is there for the taking. The first annual Study Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. on the University Student Union ...

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A Night At The Fair [gallery]

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Community Service Opportunities Fair

The 19th Annual Community Service Opportunities Fair was held Wednesday, Aug. 31. The Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning hosted the fair on the lawn south of the Kennel Bookstore at Fresno State from 10 a.m. ...

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Big Fresno Fair secures safety of guests

The Big Fresno Fair is notorious for large crowds, crammed venues and limited parking. More than half a million people visit the fair each year, keeping security on their toes for 12 days.

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BIG day at the fair

The Collegian’s Dani Villalobos and Megan Morales experience opening day at the Big Fresno Fair.

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Service without cynicism

Did anyone notice the Community Service Opportunities Fair in front of the bookstore on Wednesday? Dozens of nonprofit organizations set up camp under white canopies, attracting potential recruits with ice cream and eye-catching displays.

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And that’s a wrap

The Big Fresno Fair ends today with Clean and Green Day. New energy advancements will be displayed, and two-for-one admission will be offered.

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Rare photos displayed at the fair

Fresno fairgoers have an opportunity to take a step back and get a glimpse of the past, literally.

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Favorite fair foods

The Collegian asks students what their favorite food at the Fresno Fair is. [display_podcast]

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Cinnamon roll craze

The Fresno Fair features a variety of food items that can cause a stir. There are deep fried Twinkies, massive corn dogs and barbecued tri-tip sandwiches. But one item served at the fair that always draws a crowd of loyal customers: the Country Fair cinnamon rolls.

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WEB-SPE@K: Are you looking forward to the fair?

Are there any attractions you are looking forward to at the Fresno Fair this year? Will you be attending?

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Food at the Fresno fair


Exploring exhibits, racing to the rides and enjoying the concerts all leads to one inevitable situation while attending The Big Fresno Fair –– the growing pang of hunger. Luckily, fair attendees who must heed the call of a growling stomach have many options to choose.

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Family Fun at Chukchansi Sports Zone

The new place to go for sports and family fun is the Chukchansi Sports Zone at The Big Fresno Fair. One of the fair’s new attractions, the Sports Zone, has fun activities for almost everyone in the family. It consists of a Chukchansi Casino booth, ESPN radio, TVs, a bull riding machine and baseball and football throwing.

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