Rental Space for Events, Competitions and More
The Allegan County Fairgrounds is located in one of the most scenic sections in the City of Allegan. Surrounded by the Kalamazoo River on three sides and heavily wooded, this 115 acre site will be a beautiful place to host your next event or competition. The site includes a variety of facilities and equipment that can accommodate almost any size event or function. In addition, there is plenty of open space which can be used for camping outings, company picnics, etc. These areas offer plenty of shade and are very well-maintained. Please review the facility specifications below to find out which works best for you. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Contact the Rental Office
Phone (local): 269.673.6501
The show ring is located on the west end of the fairgrounds and measures 150′ x 250′. There is also a 75′ x 250′ paddock area located next to it. Other features include a judges/announcer booth and a PA system. If you need any assistance during your event, our staff will be happy to help.
Located approximately 75 feet north of the arena are 2 barns holding 60 stalls each (120 total), with several other stalls nearby. Both the arena and barns have a scenic overview of the river front and ample shade for camping in the surrounding area.
The expo center is a 340’ x 120’ clear span steel building. It is an amazing new facility, built in 2015. This building has a full cement floor and 12 bathrooms. It also attaches to the Rumery Arena. This new Center is perfect for any event. Camping rallies, exposition shows, or livestock shows.
The gateway on the west wing of the Expo Center goes into a covered crosswalk to the Rumery Arena pictured above. This arena is 120′ x 80′ with 15′ clearance all around. Complete with bleachers and PA system… a great covered show arena.
On the east side of the main level there are five interconnecting buildings. These buildings are great for collector shows, flea markets, or exhibits. The Agricultural Hall measures: 160′ x 58′. The Red Industrial Building: 160′ x 32′. The White Industrial Building: 210′ x 60′.
The Home Ec Building is 120’ x 42’ and the Youth Building is 115′ x 50′. These buildings provide an enclosed area that is capable of housing any home/garden show, flea market, production show or camp outing.
The Industrial Pavilion, measuring 88′ x 46′, is a great place to have picnics and other gatherings. You will have access to tables, chairs and a portable stage (20′ x 32′) if needed. And of course you will have access to the nearby showers and restrooms, all of which are handicap accessible.
If you are looking to bring a stage show to Allegan, our Grandstand has a 12,000 seat capacity along with a covered stage measuring 100′ x 56′. The stage is 4′ high with a 31′ clearance on the front of the stage and 28′ clearance on the rear. No act is too large for our facilities. We have hosted some of the largest names in entertainment including Kid Rock, Jason Aldean, Nickelback, Kiss and Motley Crue and many more.
If you are looking for a spot for a camp outing, our facilities are fantastic! The fairgrounds have many open camping locations, including several spots by the river. We can accommodate large numbers of campers, so don’t hesitate to contact us.