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The Showplex arena is located in the northeast corner of The Fairgrounds. The building features a 118'x218' show ring. This facility allows the Erie County Agricultural Society to host year round livestock as well as equine shows and sales.

  • Private Promoter/Show Office
  • Conference Room
  • Easy, ground level, move in/move out
  • Adjacent hard surface parking
  • On Site Stabling – 300 new portable stalls – 10’ x10’
  • Wash Racks – inside and out
  • Camping facilities
  • Concession available (full bar)
  • PA System
  • ADA accessible restrooms
  • Phone and internet service available
For Equine Events
  • Indoor Show Arena 118'x218'
  • Covered Make Up Arena - 110 x 115
  • On-site stabling - 300,10 x 10 portable stalls
  • Wash Racks - inside and out
  • Accessible parking
  • Camping facilities
  • Private Show Office - Internet accessible
  • Concession available
  • PA System Included
For Livestock Events
  • Indoor Show Arena - 118'x128'
  • On-site stabling capability
  • Newly renovated parlor on site with 1,500 gallon milk tank
  • Wash racks - inside and out
  • Accessible parking
  • Camping facilities
  • Private Show Office - Internet accessible
  • Concession available
  • PA System included
  • Personnel available during show hours
Cocktail Tables
Banquet Round Tables
Banquet Tables
Covered and Skirted Tables
Table Linens
P.A. System
Mic floor stands
Microphones (wired)
Cordless Microphone
Wooden standing podiums
Flip Charts
Staging 4x8 sections
Stairway or Ramp
Pipe and Drape
Coat Racks
Electrical Cords
Park Benches
Picnic Tables
Temp. Fencing
Bike Racks
Tents-approx 10x10
Ticket Booth
Propane-per canister
Bucket Truck w/Operator
Forklift or Manitou w/Operator
CAT Front-End Loader
Garbage Removal (Dumpster Rental)

Telephone: Service is available in all the buildings. Lines are limited and must be ordered prior to event set-up.

Electrical: Service orders must be placed prior to event set-up.

RV Parking: Available for show exhibitors; water, sewer (seasonal) and electrical hookups available in designated areas on the grounds.

Services: The Fairgrounds can provide additional staffing as needed that includes:
Assistance for load in & out, Sign Hanging, Event Service Staff, Ticket Seller, Ticket Taker, Electrician

Family-A-Fair Food Service: Available for concession services, banquets, cocktail receptions, daily meals for meetings, parties, concerts, or any type of catered event. Visit us online; www.family-a-fair.com or you can request menus.

Outside Services include: Decorators, Audio Visual Equip., Lighting, Advertising, and Entertainment as needed for your event.

The Fairgrounds retains all food & beverage rights. Family-A-Fair Food Services is the exclusive caterer of the Fairgrounds Event Center. Pepsi-Cola, and Try-It Distributing all have rights on The Fairgrounds exclusive to the relative products and services they provide.

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