Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds
Connecting Our Community
Master Plan
Public Meeting
This meeting, facilitated by Markin Consulting, will present the proposed updates to the fairgrounds facilities master plan, including renovation and new construction, to help the fairgrounds meet their mission to operate a community event center that serves Benton County residents and visitors.
Click here for Facebook event.

Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 pm
Auditorium
Native Plant Sale
Presented by the Benton Soil & Water Conservation District. This event offers specialty potted plants, seeds, books, and other useful planting supplies. This year they will be focusing on plants suitable for meadowscaping - bringing prairie habitat to your home.  

Saturday, March 2
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fairgrounds Solar Building
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WAG Dog Agility Trials
The Willamette Agility Group (WAG) organizes this great canine event. Watch as dogs run, jump and weave through complicated obstacle courses. 

Friday - Sunday, March 22 - 24
Benton Arena
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OSU Equestrian Drill Team Playday Buckle Series
Fast action and fun for the entire family, the Oregon State University Drill Team is well known for their annual playday series with classes for everyone in the family!

Saturday: March 9
7:00 am to finish, Benton Arena

Click here to get registered through their Facebook page.
SW Oregon Bulldog Show
Love bulldogs? So do we! Come see your favorite breed compete for Best in Show!

Wednesday - Friday, March 27 - 29
Guerber Hall

Clash of the Cowboys
It's Rodeo Time!
Bareback Riding * Bull Riding
Saddle Bronc Riding * Barrel Racing

Presented by Howell Rodeo

Saturday, March 30
Rodeo 7:00 pm; Doors Open 5:30 pm

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets
BCRC Goat Tying Clinic
The Benton County Rodeo Committee is bringing you the first Benton County goat tying clinic - get ready for youth rodeo season with us!

Saturday & Sunday, March 16 & 17
Benton Arena

Stay tuned to their Facebook event to get registered, reserve a goat string, and more!
New Logo & New Office!
Along with the update of our name to the "Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds," we have a new logo! We will also be introducing a new website soon! 

As part of the updates to the fairgrounds, the Fair Office will become the Event Center Office and move to the Carriage House (the yellow building on the fairgrounds).  

The office will be closed on March 12th while we relocate.  We will reopen on Wednesday, March 13th, in the Carriage House.
Reminders

Monday Open Rides: Benton Arena, 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm, 4H only open rides on the first and third Mondays of each month starting at 6:30 pm.
Tuesday Open Rides: Benton Arena, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday's Corvallis Indoor Winter Market: Guerber Hall, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Upcoming

April 3 - Benton County Rodeo Committee's Summer Series and Larry Bell Memorial All Girls Rodeo barrel race kicks off at 5:30 pm.
April 6 - Spring Poultry & Homesteading Fair
April 10 - Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue Course
April 11 - Jordan World Circus
April 13 - OSU Equestrian Drill Team Playday Buckle Series
April 20 - Oregon State Credit Union Shred Day
April 27 - NW Expo Model Horse Show
April 28 - Corvallis Historic Auto Club Swap & Show
July 31 - August 3 - Benton County Fair & Rodeo