Fresno Festivals & Shows
There is always something to celebrate in the city of Fresno! Join Fresno County residents as they live it up during annual festivals and shows. Whether you are looking for a way to celebrate your cowboy roots, enjoy a new form of art or just relax and have a good time, Fresno has the festival for you.
Strap on your cowboy boots and see how long you can hang in there at the Clovis Rodeo
. Bucking broncos not your style? The annual April festival features more than just cattle and horses. Test your roping skills, watch the parade or join everyone on the dance floor for a night to remember.
Address: 748 Rodeo Drive, Clovis, CA 93612 - MAP
Phone: (559) 299-5203
If you visit in October, be sure to look up the Big Fresno Fair
. As its name suggests, this is Fresno County's big annual festival, and is actually the fifth largest fair in the state. Come by for live musical performances by local, regional, national and even international artists. The carnival and special exhibits promise all-day fun for people of all ages.
Address: 1121 South Chance Avenue, Fresno, CA 93702 - MAP
Phone: (559) 650-FAIR
Bring you inner artist out at the semi-monthly ArtHop
. ArtHop provides local artists with the opportunity to showcase their work-whether traditional or contemporary-on the first and third Thursday of each month. Visit the Tower District and downtown's museums, studios, galleries and other venues to see these exhibitions. Be sure to visit the local vendors who join as well.
Address: 2233 North 1st Street, Fresno, CA 93703 - MAP
Phone: (559) 237-9734
She's beauty and she's grace-she's Miss California! Fresno hosts the annual Miss California Pageant
during the summer in order to motivate and assist young Californian women towards achieving their goals. Each participant showcases her individual talents and also displays knowledge of current events, good communication skills and physical fitness.
Address: 700 M Street, Fresno, CA 93721 - MAP
Phone: (619) 464-4947
Fresno County produces fine grapes from local vineyards and excellent wines. Celebrate the harvest and bottling with the local wineries at the Fall Wine Cornucopia
. Taste grapes and wines, as well as gourmet foodstuffs. Purchase new and old vintages as well as locally grown produce or even the work of local artists. Participate in the grape stomp or watch an Iron Chef demonstration. This festival of wine is the perfect event for any wine connoisseur.
Address: Chukchansi Park, 1800 Tulare Street, Fresno, CA 93721 - MAP
Phone: (559) 233-0397
Enjoy feature films from local movie makers and from all over the world at the annual Fresno Film Festival
. This film festival is run by Fresno Filmworks, a non-profit dedicated to bringing independent, experimental and international movies to Fresno County and San Joaquin Valley. Passes can be purchased for the entire festival or on a film-by-film basis.
Address: 815 East Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728 - MAP
Phone: (559) 269-6903