Plan Your Event
The fairgrounds offers facilities for all kinds of events. We are here to serve and accommodate you in every way for your special event planning.
We have 4 buildings available for rent that vary in sizes and features along with other areas throughout the fairgrounds to make your event a success. We also offer equipment rentals on-site to make your set-up efficient and easy.
A $500 deposit is required for each building reserved and is refundable one week after the event. If the event is canceled or the building is not properly cleaned, deposit is forfeited.
Rental fees must be paid 14 days prior to event.
Set-Up and Tear Down
Buildings can be made available the day prior to an event to allow for early set up fee of $150. Otherwise, renters can set up beginning at 8 a.m. the day of the event.
Renter shall set up tables and chairs. After the event, renter is responsible for removing all decorations and placing garbage in provided containers. Tables and chairs may be left standing.
Security is required for ALL events and is booked through the fair. The cost is $21 per hours per guard. One guard per every 100 people is required.
Non-public, social events may be booked a MAXIMUM of six months in advance. Photo ID required for reservations.
Selling admission tickets, food, soft drinks, and/or alcoholic beverages will be required to pay a percentage of sales.
Spaces are $15 per night per unit (minimum 10 units). Water, electricity, and restrooms available. Water couplers
available with $35 deposit. No sewer hookups; dump station available on-site.
Public Liability Insurance is required for ALL events.
Public liability insurance is required. Renters can provide their own or obtain through the Fair. Current rates (as of 8/17/16) are
100 attendees or less – $80
101-500 attendees – $145
501 – 1500 attendees – $200
All beverages to be served at the events must be purchased from the Fairgrounds. This includes soda, water and alcoholic beverages such as beer and wine. A listing of products available and pricing will be supplied at the time of reservation. Orders and payment for products must be completed a minimum of one week prior to the event.
If beer or wine is to be served, free for the party guests of if they are to be sold, a liquor license will be provided by the Fairgrounds. A charge of $36.00 for the license is required. Additionally, Fairgrounds personnel (bartender) must be present to serve the alcoholic beverages. An hourly rate of $15.00 will be charged for each bartender
To apply, just fill out our Rental Application form and mail it to the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.