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Things to do in Fresno

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Be sure to check out River Park which is a popular hangout spot in our city. With endless amounts of shopping and restaurants, you’ll find everything you want or need! ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Zoo
“Guests who visit here, love it. They have said it is one of the best in CA. Feed the giraffes, pet the stingrays and enjoy the animals roaming in large open areas. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“I'd say this is the most special place to see in Fresno. It's literally the coolest place in town on a summer afternoon! If not a wonder of the world, a true Fresno original.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“This is the hipster part of town with local shops, bars, live music, and local art. There are cute vintage shops around here too. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Beautiful place to have any size outdoor event, enjoy the park surroundings or visit the Shinzen Japanese Garden”
  • 29 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Lovely shopping center with french bakery and excellent restaurants. Often providing live music and outdoor concerts of all genres.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“I recommend this area there’s a big food court and there’s alot of new people u can meet and there’s all of shopping centers ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Brewery
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“GREA T CRAFT BEER AND PUB GRUB (DONT'T FORGET TO TRY THE DRAFT ROOTBEER FOR THE KIDS)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Theater
“Dinner and a show what a cool place to eat and hangout. Walking distance for the RV”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“It's a cute little walking old town with shops, restaurants, bars, and vintage boutiques. In the summer time, they play live music and there is a big farmers market on Friday night. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, this Plant Nursery turns into a Beer Garden with food trucks and live music.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of my favorite bars with live bands and chill vibe and an outdoor patio and bar located in Fresno's Tower district. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Fresno Art Museum is an art museum in Fresno, California. The museum's collection includes contemporary art, modern art, Mexican and Mexican-American art, and Pre-Columbian sculpture”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“These are local nightspots that are popular and safe, and most importantly, nearby.”
  • 11 locals recommend
College Basketball Court
“It’s were all tha professional boxers perform, famous celebrities perform, all tha PBR is, its we’re they have basketball, football and than they have UFC Events ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Kuppa Joy has a great atmosphere, delicious coffee, and good food. I personally like the “Kuppa Joy” hot.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Mall
“I recommend this area there’s a big food court and there’s alot of new people u can meet and there’s all of shopping centers ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Theater
“Dinner and a show what a cool place to eat and hangout. Walking distance for the RV”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my favorite bars with live bands and chill vibe and an outdoor patio and bar located in Fresno's Tower district. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“It’s rly popular bbq food place rly busy cuz it’s right next to tha Fresno state college but it’s not that expensive reasonable price and rly good food ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bistro
“This locally owned restaurant has been written up in national publications for the "sweet corn pasta". It's an original recipe, and only available when the corn is ready to eat at Fresno State University. The menu constantly changes, and it's all very wonderful.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Seafood is delicious!! Closest thing to actually eating at a beach town restaurant. Located 10 from Clovis, CA.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Elbow Room is in the Fig Garden Village shopping center. Again, locally owned with wonderful food and cocktails. The steaks are perfect!”
  • 8 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“If your looking for a good steak or just a hamburger, This place is a great place to go. you have to try out the carrot cake, wow!”
  • 6 locals recommend

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