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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 of green space in the Durango's North Main district, hosts a variety of events ranging from the County Fair to national conventions.   The facilities include a 10,000 square foot exhibit hall, 5 spacious meeting rooms, a rodeo arena complete with grandstands and livestock pens, an additional pavilion for livestock shows, two baseball fields and open spaces for weddings, family reunions and other outdoor events.

Annual events such as the La Plata County Fair and Fiesta Days celebrate our community's southwestern lifestyle. The La Plata County Fair is held in early August. 

Year-round activities at the Fairgrounds include business and social functions, consumer and hobby events, equestrian activities, rodeos and livestock events, and baseball games and tournament. To book an event, please call (970) 382-6468.

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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