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Fulton MallDiscover something new and unexpected in the urban heart of Central California - Downtown Fresno. From shopping and dining on the historic Fulton Mall, to sports, music, theatre and the arts, Downtown Fresno has something to offer for everyone. Explore Downtown Fresno's different districts, enjoy some of the Valley's finest farm-fresh produce at the Market on the Mall, go to a Grizzlies game, or check out a show. If you haven't been downtown lately, find out what the revitalization buzz is all about, from new downtown lofts to new nightspots, entertainment and more. It's all right here, and is waiting for you! Fresno Starts Here.

Property owners' PBID is approved

Downtown PBIDIn a long-awaited historic decision for Downtown Fresno, the Fresno City Council approved a resolution of formation to form the PBID (property-based business improvement district), showing their support of property owners who approved the district by a 2-1 margin.
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Downtown Fresno - Your Dining Destination

Teazer World Tea MarketDowntown Fresno offers a world of cullinary delights, whether you're looking for a quick lunch on the go, or dinner before a show, Downtown Fresno has a place just for you. Visit our online dining guide, complete with an interactive map and try someplace new today!
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Downtown Events

Rev Fest is back!

May 21 & 22, 2010
The sounds of bikes and blues are back on the historic Fulton Mall with the 2nd annual Fulton Rev Fest - May 21 and 22 in Downtown Fresno. This motorcylce and music festival is a weekend of fun for the entire family, with a motorcycle parade and rodeo, best bike awards, and live music from some of Fresno's top blues bands.

Sudz In the City

Saturday May 29 2010, Chukchansi Park
Sudz In the City is Central California's premier microbrewery and music festival, and in 2008 was named by Fresno Magazine as Fresno's "Best Annual Event." Held every May at Chukchansi Park, this event draws thousands of people to Downtown Fresno to sample beers from brewers from across California.

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Admiral Radley (members of Grandaddy and Earlimart)

  • Frank's Place (Warnors Theatre Bldg)
  • Saturday, July, 10th, 2010 at 8:00pm

Rudy Parris Band

  • Austin's Downtown Grill & Sports Bar - 820 Van Ness
  • Tuesday, July, 13th, 2010 at 11:30am

Reggae Night!!

  • Austin's Downtown Grill - 820 Van Ness
  • Tuesday, July, 13th, 2010 at 8:00pm

Eva Scow Trio

  • Austin's Downtown Grill & Sports Bar
  • Wednesday, July, 14th, 2010 at 11:30am

Karaoke @ Austin's

  • Austin's Downtown Grill
  • Wednesday, July, 14th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Maren Parusel, The Wild Complete

  • Frank's Place (Warnors Theatre Bldg)
  • Wednesday, July, 14th, 2010 at 8:00pm

Art Tour


Downtown News

Downtown Specific Plan Moves Forward

The City of Fresno's Fulton Corridor Specific Plan and Downtown Neighborhoods Community Plan process is underway. Learn more about this major effort to change land use and development laws in Downtown.

City Proposes Interim Downtown Planning Law

The City of Fresno is working to make it easier to open a business or develop a property in Downtown Fresno with the new Interim Zoning Code for the Central Area. Learn more about this draft ordinance which will lead to important changes to planning and development in Downtown Fresno.

Market on the Mall - Fulton Mall Farmers Market

Don't let the winter weather keep you away from the farm fresh produce of the Market on the Mall. Winter hours find the market open Wednesdays from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM, at the Fulton Mall at Mariposa. The Friday edition of the market will return in March 2010.

RDA Storefront Improvement Program

Downtown business and property owners can receive dollar for dollar matching support for improvements to their storefronts as part of the Redevelopment Agency's Storefront Improvement Program. Download the program brochure and learn about about how you can participate with your business.

Join Downtown Fresno on Facebook & Twitter

Become a "friend" of Downtown Fresno on Facebook or Myspace and stay up to date with the latest downtown news, and meet other people interested in the historic heart of Fresno.