California's year-round playground
How do you play?
Rock climbing in Yosemite? Tasting local food and wine? Wandering through the Cultural Arts District and our many art galleries? Cheering on the local baseball club, the Fresno Grizzlies? Feeding the giraffes at the Zoo?
Whether you are an international visitor, a U.S.-based traveler or a neighbor from California, visit Fresno to discover the true definition of the word PLAY...your definition!
Looking for ideas? Browse through our best activities to enjoy any time of year, or choose a season:
All within a short drive from Fresno, Kings Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks offer visitors a variety of activities and comfortable accommodations. Each park is a testament to nature's glory as you are surrounded by immense rock walls and waterfalls, giant canyons, groves of towering trees and endless adventure. Activities include: snow skiing, ice skating, swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, rock climbing, golf, picnicking sightseeing and more!
On your next wine tasting adventure, don't just taste your wine...crush, press, blend, bottle and much more! The boutique wineries in the Greater Fresno Metropolitan Region offer visitors a unique, hands-on experience of participating in the wine making process, with the winemakers themselves.
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Have some wild fun at Fresno Chaffee Zoo! Journey to the Sunda Forest, the native home of our tigers, orangutans and siamangs. Explore the wet wonders of our tropical Rain Forest. Feed a giraffe, howl with our red wolves and be amazed by our Asian elephants. It’s an experience of a lifetime, every day at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo!
Fresno's vibrant arts scene can best be experienced during ArtHop, held at several galleries, museums and cultural-arts venues every first and third Thursday of each month. Connect with the arts scene through Fresno Arts Council for ArtHop details.
As the agricultural capital of the world and an abundance of cultural diversity, Fresno offers dining opportunities sure to satisfy. Whether you are looking for an echanting experience under the stars, one of the best mouthwatering burgers your taste buds will ever encounter—piled high with the freshest ingredients grown on the family farm just miles away from where you are sitting, of course—or to sample unique entrées from far away lands, you can find it here in the Central Valley. Browse through our many dining options by cuisine, location or price level.