The Fergus County Fairgrounds is more than just a “grounds for the fair” Many events and activities go on at the fairgrounds year-round.
Fairground services include trade show, wedding and event rental facilities, stall facilities for horses and livestock, camping spots with hookups, outdoor picnic and gazebo areas, outdoor and indoor arenas for horse and livestock use, a covered grandstand with full rodeo arena, a historic agriculture building and MUCH more.
The main office for the fairgrounds is located in the Trade Center Building For bookings and reservations of all fairgrounds facilities, simply call the office or stop by for rental availability.
The Trade Center is the largest building available for indoor events. It's a multi-use facility that can be used for weddings, conventions, auctions, parties, reunions, memorial services, craft shows, forums and many other activities. Maximum capcity for events held at the Trade Center is 750 people. Bathroom facilities are included with rental fees. An adjacent, full commercial kitchen is available for an additional fee.
The grandstand arena is home to many events throughout the year. Horse shows, rodeos and barrel races are just some of the livestock events held in the grandstands. Music events, circuses and motor sports are also held in the arena. Seating capacity for the facility is 3,000, with a 500-person standing-room-only area available as overflow for music events.
This historic building, has a 150-person capacity and is available for smaller events such as craft shows, weddings, family reunions and meetings . Kitchen and bathroom facilities are included with the facility.
The fairgrounds offers several camping areas for those using the fairgrounds for other events. RV spots with electric hookups are available. You may also tent camp on the facility grounds in conjunction with an event. A sewer dump spot and shower facilities are available for your use. Reservations are required.
The fairgrounds offers plenty of spots for you, your family and friends to picnic. Bring a blanket to sit on, or call the office about use of the Gazebo and picnic area. It is nestled in a grove of trees and makes for a beautiful day for a picnic and gathering. Reservations are required.