View current vacation packages and special offers!

>
>
>
>
>
>
Back

La Plata County Fairgrounds & Event Center

  • 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301
  • Tel: (970) 382-6468

The La Plata County Fairgrounds, located on 32 acres in the heart of Durango, is a beehive of community activity; and a multitude of users share the diverse Fairgrounds facilities. The facilities include a 10,000 square foot exhibit hall, six spacious meeting rooms, a rodeo arena complete with grandstands and livestock pens, a 33,000 square foot pavilion for livestock shows and exercising horses, two baseball fields and open space for outdoor and recreational activities. Annual events such as the La Plata County Fair and Fiesta Days celebrate our community's rural southwestern lifestyle and are enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The La Plata County Fair is held yearly in early August. Open Class Livestock Entry Forms, Demolition Derby Entry Forms and Rules and Regulations, and booth contracts can be printed from the website and mailed to 2500 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, with appropriate fees. Please note entry deadlines. Questions may be directed to (970) 382-6468 or via the contact form. Entry Forms and Rules and Regulations will be posted this summer. Year-round activities at the Fairgrounds include business and social functions (training classes, business meetings, receptions and community fundraisers), consumer and hobby events (auctions, trade shows, bazaars and carnivals),equestrian activities, rodeos and livestock events, and recreational uses including baseball and lacrosse. To book an event, please call (970) 382-6468.

Overall
Accommodations
General
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
  • Complimentary Wifi:
  • Elevator:
  • Motorcoach Friendly:
  • On Site Parking:
General
  • Air Conditioning:
  • Bike Friendly:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall plus 5 breakout rooms. 1500 seat outdoor arena Covered picnic pavilion Covered outdoor patio 2 baseball fields Outdoor green space for wedding ceremonies 450 parking spaces
  • Exhibits 50
  • Largest Room 10000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 16000
  • Reception Capacity 1500
  • Theatre Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 750
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Booths 50
  • Classroom Capacity 500
Exhibit Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 10000
  • Width: 100
  • Length: 100
  • Height: 25
  • Booth Capacity: 50
  • Theater Capacity: 1000
  • Classroom Capacity: 500
  • Banquet Capacity: 750
  • Reception Capacity: 1500
Extension Building
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2500
  • Width: 25
  • Length: 1000
  • Height: 15
  • Booth Capacity: 15
  • Theater Capacity: 125
  • Classroom Capacity: 75
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Lightner Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1440
  • Width: 36
  • Length: 40
  • Height: 12
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 75
La Plata
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1440
  • Width: 36
  • Length: 40
  • Height: 12
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Aug
13
La Plata County Fairgrounds & Event Center
Sep
30
La Plata County Fairgrounds & Event Center
Oct
09
La Plata County Fairgrounds & Event Center