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Fresno’s Biggest Block Party Ever: Music, Food, Fun on Fulton Street



The Fulton Street Party featuring 70 entertainment acts and scores of food and beverage vendors is 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fresno. (Downtown Fresno Partnership)
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You might want to clear your schedule on Saturday.

The Fulton Street Block Party, the largest music event in the San Joaquin Valley, is marking downtown Fresno as a statewide destination from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The event, free and open to all ages, will be held along Fulton Street between Mono and Merced streets. Click on this link for an A to Z listing of performers, vendors, times, and events.

“We are grateful to our sponsors, the many partners and volunteers, and our vibrant Downtown community who make it possible to celebrate our Valley culture at such a bold scale,” said Elliott Balch, CEO of the Downtown Fresno Partnership.

Organizers say this will be the biggest Fulton Street Block Party ever. In a nutshell, it’s a celebration of downtown and all it has to offer.

There will be more than 70 acts from across California with local favorites Fashawn and The Morning Drive headlining at the Mariposa Plaza’s main stage. Other acts will perform at 13 indoor and outdoor venues along Fulton Street.

To satisfy your hunger and thirst, more than 60 local vendors, food trucks, and food booths will offer a variety of cuisines and beverages. There also will be a fashion show in the historic T.W. Patterson Building, a car show with more than 20 classic vehicles, an aerial arts performance, and a kid’s zone with interactive activities and performances.

And, the Fresno Grizzlies have a home baseball game at Chukchansi Park starting at 6:50 p.m.

Anya Ellis began working for GV Wire in July 2023. The daughter of journalists, Anya is a Fresno native and Buchanan High School graduate. She is currently at the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in film and media studies and minoring in creative writing. She plans to pursue her masters in screenwriting after graduating. You can contact Anya at

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