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Washington State Fairgrounds

Host your next event at the Washington State Fair Events Center, the Northwest's premier event and entertainment complex. Our unique facility offers a variety of spaces for events of all sizes, with convenient access and abundant parking. 

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Whether you're planning a large consumer trade show, a private party or reception, an animal show, a company picnic, or a conference, The Fair's state-of-the-art facilities have options to accommodate your event needs. 


Mattress Firm ShowPlex

The ShowPlex is the ideal location for any indoor event. This state-of-the-art facility offers space for more than 400 booth spaces and seating for up to 3,400.

FACILITY USES

  • Trade & Consumer Shows
  • Sporting Events
  • Conferences 
  • Seminars & Workshops
  • Concerts & Performance Events
  • Corporate Functions
  • Parties & Recitals

Guests of this contemporary, climate controlled venue will appreciate the surprisingly intimate setting amidst the expansive and flexible space, creating lasting memories of your event. The attached Conference Center features well-appointed rooms used for hospitality, receptions, or staging.


Pavilion

Located just inside the Gold Gate entrance in the main courtyard near the antique merry-go-round and fountain, the Pavilion is comprised of two floors, which are available as one unit or individually as desired. The second floor of the 46,200 square foot Pavilion, with views overlooking the Northwest Concert Center and the Showplex Exhibition Center, is easily accessible with a service elevator and a glass enclosed escalator.

FACILITY USES

  • Trade & Consumer Shows
  • Seminars & Workshops
  • Corporate Functions
  • Parties & Recitals


Agriplex

The Agriplex, situated on the south end of the Washington State Fair Events Center is a modern take on a barn structure. The generous open floor plan will accommodate a variety of public and private functions all year round.

FACILITY USES

  • Animal & Livestock Shows
  • Auctions
  • Receptions
  • Trade & Consumer Shows

The exterior of the venue details a barn architecture with large working barn doors, shutters, windows, warm wood, cooler concrete and corrugated metal. If you look closely you can see the names of all Washington State counties represented along the facade. Inside, a generous open plan allows for event space with trusses of timber posts and iconic roof pitches.


Expo Hall

This attractive, one-level, multi-function building offers 19,500 square feet of opportunity, featuring concessions, air conditioning, and more.

FACILITY USES

  • Trade & Consumer Shows
  • Seminars & Meetings
  • Corporate Functions
  • Parties & Receptions

The antique merry-go-round and fountain located outside the Expo Hall in the Gold Gate court yard will provide a nostalgic, memorable, and aesthetically pleasing entrance for all of your event guests.