Marion County Fairgrounds and Coliseum Rental Fees

Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Veterans Memorial Coliseum

The Marion County Fairgrounds can offer you a place for your next event. We have hosted a wide variety of events inside and out including livestock shows, dog shows, auctions, wrestling, arena football, circus, motorsports, weddings, meetings, reunions, and parties.

Please see our available facilities listed below and call us Monday-Friday at 740-382-2558 between the hours of 9AM–4PM or e-mail us at for more information and scheduling.

Cost may vary depending on the length of the show, and if set-up and tear-down time are needed.

Building Rentals


270’ x 145’ Heated Building
3200 Permanent Seats
75’ x 225’ Floor Space
Concrete Floor
40’ x 60’ Heated Annex
Locker Rooms
Meeting Room

Using arena seating: $1,700 a day
Without arena seating: $1,400 a day
Annex only: $200 a day
Board room: $100 a day

Evers Arena

150’ x 100’ Floor Space
Gas Heat
Insulated Ceiling
Portable Bleachers
Concrete Floors
$700 a day

Rabbit Barn

Concrete Floor
$300.00 a day

Swine Barn

180′ x 40’ Open Building
$200.00 a day

Coliseum Annex

40′ x 60′ Heated Building
Access to restrooms
$200 a day

Picnic Shelter

50′ x 80’
$100.00 a day


Stage: $100.00
Bleachers: $50.00
Tables: $10.00
Chairs: $1.00

Sheep Barn

120’ x 70’ Open Building
$200.00 a day

Camping Hook-up

Non-Fair per day

Restroom Attendants

$17.00 per hour (for 2 attendants)

Rental Fee Includes

Clean-up and trash hauling.
If excessive trash, an additional fee may be added.