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 6 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.

Deposit

A $500 deposit is required for each building reserved and is refundable two weeks after the event. If the event is canceled or the building is not properly cleaned, deposit is forfeited.

Rental fees must be paid 30 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

Security is required for ALL events and can be booked through the fair. The cost is $25 per hour per guard. One guard per every 100 people is required.

Reservations

Non-public, social events may be booked a MAXIMUM of six months in advance. Photo ID required for reservations.

Public Events

Selling admission tickets, food, soft drinks, and/or alcoholic beverages will be required to pay a percentage of sales.

R.V. Parking

Spaces are $25 per night per unit (minimum 10 units). Water, electricity, and restrooms available. Water couplers. 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 10/23/18) are

100 attendees or less – $60

101-500 attendees – $95

501 – 1500 attendees – $155

Alcohol

If alcoholic beverages are to be sold at the event, the renter will be charged a $200.00 per keg of beer sold, as well as a $10 corkage fee per bottle of alcohol sold.

To apply, just fill out our Event Profile Worksheet form and mail it to the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.