Kids ages 1 to 80 checked out Bug Ology’s Bug Bar on opening day at The Big Fresno Fair, clearly among Wednesday’s highlights.
Many stepped up to try eating a bug. A popular description: “Cardboard at first, with an earthy finish.”
But not 80-year-old Carol Baggett of Hilmar: “The only time I would eat one is if I were lost.”
Food (more than bugs, trust us), carnival rides, livestock exhibitions, music and more continues daily through Oct. 15.
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Big Fresno Fair runs through Oct. 15
Gates open: Monday-Friday 11 a.m., Sat.-Sunday 10 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. Oct. 9 for senior and special interest day
Gates close: Sunday-Thursday 11 p.m., Friday-Saturday midnight
Tickets: Adults $12, children ages 6-12 $8, children 5 and under free, seniors 62 and over $8 (free on Oct. 9), military with ID $8
Parking: Chance Avenue parking lot, $15; Butler Ave. and the infield lots, $10; Maple/Butler and Cedar/Kings Canyon, $5