Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds
Connecting Our Community

Holiday Parties
Plan your holiday party at the Fairgrounds! Rent here and make your family or corporate party event something special this year.

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Open Rides
Open riding is FREE at the fairgrounds Mondays and Tuesdays. Open riding is held in the Indoor Arena except during summer months when it is held in the Outdoor Arena as weather permits.

Mondays: Noon to 9:00 pm
Tuesdays: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

4-H Open Ride is held on the first and third Mondays of each month starting at 6:30 pm.

Call the Benton Arena Hotline at
(541) 766-6089 for up-to-date information
OSU Home Game Parking & Shuttle Service
Park at the fairgrounds and enjoy shuttle service to the stadium! Shuttles start three hours before kick-off and run one hour post game. Cost is $5. South gravel parking lot.

Want to organize a tailgate party? Then break out your RV and join the fun at the fairgrounds where you can camp with fellow football fans.
Click  here  to make your reservations at the Benton Oaks RV Park
Click  here  for the OSU Athletics website
Color me Chi O Fun Run & Walk
Please join us for Chi Omega's 5th Annual 5K Color Fun Run and Walk. Proceeds raised are donated to Make-A-Wish Oregon.

Saturday, November 23rd
Check-in Starts at 10:00 AM
Race Starts at 11:11 AM

Click here for more information and to register
The Giving Tree
Support the Fairgrounds with a contribution to the Fair Foundation! Donations of $500 or more are recognized with a plaque on the Giving Tree, mounted in the Fairgrounds Auditorium.

Your gift helps support the County Fair, 4-H programs, and maintaining this great cultural celebration center.

Click here  for more information about the Fairgrounds Foundation
Pastega Christmas Light Display
5:00 - 10:00 PM every day
November 29th to January 1st
Extended hours December 24 & 25

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FREE to the public, canned food donations encouraged
View Our  Calendar  for a full schedule of upcoming events