published on May 3, 2016 - 7:22 AM
Written by The Business Journal Staff
Fair food, carnival rides and concerts may be out of place at the Big Fresno Fair in the spring, but that changes this week thanks to a new partnership.

The Big Fresno Fair has joined with Tennessee-based Universal Fairs to create the Fresno Spring Fair, which kicks off Thursday and runs through May 8.

Admission starts at $5 for access to carnival rides and fair food, as well as free entertainment including a bird show, trick roping demonstration, mini dog races and a juggline shows.

Original Steppenwolf keyboardist Goldie McJohn will perform May 6 at 7:30 p.m. along with members of Pegasus to perform Steppenwolf hits as part of their Born to Be Wild Tour.

On May 8, banda siner Graciela will perform. Disney star Olivia Holt will be signing autogrphaphs from noon to 4 p.m. on May 7.

Performances are included with paid fair admission.

Fresno Spring Fair hours are May 5, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.; May 6, 4 p.m. – midnight; May 7, 10 a.m. – midnight; May 8, noon – 11 p.m.

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