Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center

1202 E. 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Vary by event.

The Indiana State Fairgrounds is noted for being a flexible facility where your imagination and creativity can easily be accommodated with more than 15 building and space choices. It is readily accessible by five major interstates and features acres of secured on-site parking.

Blue Ribbon Pavilion - a 69,000-square-foot, multi-purpose exhibit space that can accommodate large consumer shows and agricultural events.

Grandstand - intimate outdoor arena seats 15,000.

Pepsi Coliseum - 49,500-square-foot building seats 8,000 for exhibitions, shows and more.

West Pavilion - recently renovated, this 171,000 square foot building hosts expositions, major trade shows and more and can be attached to adjoining buildings for additional space.

South Pavilion - astounding flexibility in this 139,000-square-foot, recently modernized multi-purpose facility.

Exposition Hall - 74,000-square-foot space is perfect for trade shows, auctions, equipment sales and much more.

Champions Pavilion - 66,500-square-foot, multi-purpose exhibit space for up to 4,600 people. A permanent, brick-enclosed walkway to the Blue Ribbon Pavilion can provide a total area of 135,500 square feet for larger consumer shows, trade shows or events.

Old National Bank Grand Hall - this once-theatre is now a 9,000-square-foot beauty, great for private parties, seminars, meetings and receptions.

Ag/Hort Building - 43,000 square feet includes two newly-renovated wings and a massive center section. Great for collector's shows, trade shows and seminars.

Northwest Pavilion - the high ceilings and 27,000 square feet keep the Northwest Pavilion fully functional all year round.

Pioneer Our Land Pavilion - More than 18,000 square feet of clear span space makes planning easy for trade shows and more.

Farm Bureau Building - flexible space can be a 1,000-seat auditorium or a large open tradeshow area. Add on the 4,300 square foot entrance hall and a full cafeteria and kitchen for a small trade show, reception or seminar.

Southwest Pavilion - 10,500 square foot building has perfect breakout space for a larger show or an intimate space for a smaller show.

Natural Resources Building - new interior upgrades make this a perfect space for a smaller affair. New, outside landscaping will enhance any event.

To download a print-quality PDF, with Floor Plans, Room Capacities and Descriptions click here.


Room Name Capacity Configuration
Coliseum 6,500

West Pavilion 147,000 sq ft

South Pavilion 104,000 sq ft

Exposition Hall 74,000 sq ft

Champions Pavilion 66,500 sq ft

Hoosier Lottery Grandstand 13,650

Additonal Venues Available 2,400-50,000 ss ft


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