Indiana State Fairgrounds

Every August, it's one of America's Great State Fairs. The rest of the year, it can be practically anything.

You're imaginative. Perfect. This space is your canvas, with more than 15 buildings and unique areas to create a dynamic, exciting event.

And if you're running low on time for imagination to work its magic, the good news is we've seen so many different configurations successfully executed on our fairgrounds, we can help you figure out how to make your attendees say, “We should go back there.”

Facilities

4-H Exhibit Hall and Auditorium – The 21,300 sq. ft. building is a three-story venue featuring exhibit hall, auditorium, and meeting or dorm space.

Agriculture Horticulture Building – The 43,000 sq. ft. Ag/Horg building is a great space for consumer and trade shows, but can also easily addapt to host banquets and seminars.

Blue Ribbon Pavilion – The 69,000 sq. ft. pavilion can be transformed for a variety of events including consumer, exhibit, trade, and agriculture shows, or a banquet, seminar, or concert.

Centennial Hall – Centennial Hall is a unique three-floor space that can be used for exhibit and trade shows, or it can be set up to host banquets, seminars, and retreats. Additionally, this venue is part of the 4-H complex.

Champions Pavilion – The 66,500 sq. ft. pavilion can be transformed for a variety of events including consumer, exhibit, trade, and agriculture shows or a banquet, seminar, or concert.

Indiana Farmers Coliseum – The building can accommodate intimate gatherings of 30-200 people, or you can have the freedom to craft the layout of the venue to hold upwards of 5,000 people. Equipped with in-house catering services, you can create a unique culinary experience from simple box lunches to elegant, formal meals.

Discovery Hall – The 9,430 sq. ft. hall is a great venue for retreats, banquet events, seminars, and meetings. As the dedicated conference center of the ISF, this venue has a lot to offer.

Exposition Hall – The 74,000 sq. ft. hall can be used for a variety of events including consumer, exhibit, and trade shows. The venue can also be transformed for large banquets, seminars, and concerts.

Farm Bureau Building – The 15,000 sq. ft. building is one of the most diverse venues at the fairgrounds. The venue has three event spaces: auditorium, banquet hall, and exhibit hall. The flexibility of the venue is ideal for small exhibit shows, banquet events, seminars, meetings, and events needing a built-in stage.

Grand Hall – The 8,000 sq. ft. hall is a great venue for small exhibit shows, banquet events, seminars, meetings, and weddings.

Harvest Pavilion – The 18,000 sq. ft. pavilion is a great venue for small to medium sized exhibit and trade shows, banquet events, seminars, and meetings.

Normandy Barn – The barn offers a unique event space ideal for meetings, weddings, and special events.

Northwest Pavilion – The 31,800 sq. ft. pavilion is an ideal venue for agriculture shows as well as smaller exhibit and trade shows.

Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion – The 29,000 sq. ft. Pop Weaver Youth Arena was added to the fairgrounds list of venues in 2016. Predominantly used for hockey September-March, this space is great for consumer and trade shows during the off season.

South Pavilion – The 104,000 sq. ft. pavilion is an ideal location for agriculture, consumer, exhibit, and trade shows. The venue can be utilized as one continuous event space or be divided into halls to meet your event needs.

Southwest Pavilion – The 9,000 sq. ft. pavilion is a great venue for events needing a smaller space. This venue is ideal for banquets, receptions, and meetings.

West Pavilion – Home to some of the most prestigious consumer and trade shows in Indianapolis.

Covered Bridge – The 1,750 sq. ft. covered bridge offers event space ideal for weddings and special events interested in an outdoor location.

Hoosier Lottery Grandstand – The grandstand, located on the one-mile Track of Champions, offers a covered seating pavilion with a seating capacity of 13,921. This venue is great for motor sports and other spectator events utilizing the track, and creates an ideal setting for events requiring an open stage, such as cheer and dance competitions.

Bankers Life Floor Plan


Download a print-quality PDF with Floor Plans, Room Capacities and Descriptions.

Event Space Total Sq. Ft. 10x10s 8x10s Theatre Classroom Banquet Seating
4-H Exhibit Hall & Auditorium
Exhibit Hall 10,425 48 63 606 300 344
Auditorium 8,100 46 51 810 400 464
Meeting/Apartment A 200     18 8  
Meeting/Apartment B 175     16 6  
Meeting/Apartment C 175     16 6  
Meeting/Apartment D 175     16 6  
Meeting/Apartment E 200     18 8  
Meeting/Office 200     18 8  
Agriculture Horticulture Building
  47,880 204 290 3,990 1,966 2,312
Centennial Hall
1st Floor 12,920 76 76 1,078 532 624
2nd Floor 13,570 60 60 1,132 558 656
3rd Floor 9,300 72 72 776 382 448
Champions Pavilion
Main Floor 65,485 324 376 5,018 2,474 2,904
Meeting Room 201 1,185     100 50  
Meeting Room 202 1,765     146 72  
Meeting Room 203 1,680     140 70  
Covered Bridge
  1,750     146 72 88
Discovery Hall
Main Floor 2,920 10 12 244 120 136
Room 301 650     54 28  
Room 302 665     58 28  
Room 303 505     42 22  
Room 304 515     44 22  
Room 305 885     74 36  
Room 306 655     56 28  
Room 307 655     56 28  
Room 308 990     84 42  
Room 309 990     84 42  
DNR Ampitheater
  Outdoor     157    
Dow Agrosciences Celebration Park
  Outdoor          
Exposition Hall
Main Floor 73,740 393 493 6,146 3,028 3,560
Meeting Room 1,015     86 42  
Farm Bureau Building
Auditorium 7,660 41 49 988 384 448
Banquet Hall 4,895 32 38 408 202 232
Banquet Hall 5,005 27 35 418 206 240
Grand Hall
  6,245 37 49 520 256 350
Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
        13,921    
Marsh Blue Ribbon Pavilion
Main Floor 70,575 362 471 5,514 2,716 3,192
Meeting Room 1 365     30 16  
Meeting Room 2 535     46 22  
Meeting Room 3 595     50 24  
Meeting Room 4 1,270     106 52  
Meeting Room 5 510     44 22  
Meeting Room/Wool Room 2,075     174 86 96
Normandy Barn
Upstairs 2,365     216 106 128
Downstairs 1,470     48 24 48
Northwest Pavilion
  27,150 145 204 1,508 744 872
Coliseum Floor
  28,830 169 169 2,404 1,184 1,392
Pioneer Our Land Pavilion
  16,335 87 130 1,726 850 1,000
South Pavilion
Hall A 14,980 77 96 1,248 615 720
Hall B 42,165 244 293 2,008 990 1,160
Hall C 42,360 244 293 2,018 994 1,168
Hall D 20,795 135 135 1,248 616 720
Southwest Pavilion
  9,005 44 68 750 370 732
West Pavilion
  147,040 714 1,356 25,370 12,502 14,704


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