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Find the Right Facility for Your Event
The Ozark Empire Fairgrounds & Event Center is the perfect place to hold trade shows, exhibitions, receptions, meetings, seminars, and training sessions. Conveniently located off of Interstate 44, the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds & Event Center offer diverse facilities with ample parking capacity. Over 100,000 square feet of indoor space on our 76 acre complex enables us to handle any type of event. In addition to our indoor spaces, the grounds are well equipped with camping spaces that can handle large groups. The facilities are convenient and flexible, and are staffed by a professional, experienced team that knows what it takes to make your event a success.
Our facilities are perfect for:
Banquets | Christmas Parties | Weddings | Company Picnics | Tradeshows | Seminars | Livestock and Equestrian Events | Rodeos | Motor Sport Shows | Camping
Shows big and small, we can handle them all! Learn more about facilities at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds and how to book your event.
Fairgrounds Map - Explore All 76 Acres of It
The E*PLEX features 85,000 gross square feet of clear-span exhibition space. E*PLEX facilities comprised of the East, West and Center Hall provide trade show space plus break-out meeting or banquet space with adjacent parking for 4,000 vehicles.
The roofed grandstand is the perfect venue for your outdoor concert, rally, or sporting event. This 8,000 seat facility also includes festival seating on the paved area in front of the Grandstand where guests can setup folding chairs or blankets.
Corwin Arena and Annex
Livestock events, including accompanying tradeshows, utilize the Corwin Arena and Annex consisting of over 36,000 square feet of exhibit space free of obstruction. This space is perfect for indoor sporting events and rodeos too.
Located just inside the main entrance of the Corwin Arena, the BootDaddy Saloon is the perfect place to host your next meeting, shower, dinner or Christmas party. Call us today to book one of the most unique rooms in Springfield!
Noel Boyd Youth Livestock Facility
The Noel Boyd Youth Livestock Facility is a 90 x 120 covered, open air arena, with mixed dirt/sand floor.
The Wells Arena and adjoining barns may be utilized for stand alone events or in conjunction with larger events. Often, the Wells Arena is used as a warm-up facility.
Golden Oaks Barn 1 holds 77 horse stalls with single rows in each aisle or ties 405 head of cattle with easy access to the Corwin Arena, Wells Arena and Noel Boyd Youth Livestock Facility.
Barn 3 is located in the west end of the structure and is equipped with 301 4x6 small animal pens. The Barn 3 show ring is located in the center of the facility and can double as a sale ring.
Barn 2 has space for 53 horse stalls or 320 head of cattle.
Wells West is attached to the Wells Arena and has space to set 80 horse stalls using both sides of the aisle. The barn can also be used to tie 196 head of cattle.
Wells East is also attached to the Wells Arena and holds 71 horse stalls set on each side of the aisles or 36 single stalls. The barn has space to tie 184 head of cattle.