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Planning an Event? Consider having it at the Fairgrounds at the

Delaware State Fair




While we are home to the Delaware State Fair 10 days in July, our grounds is host to a variety of events, attractions and shows the rest of the year. 

The Delaware State Fairgrounds is a place where visitors create memories that transcend generations.The over 270-acre Fairgrounds is a year-round entertainment venue hosting events, activities and meetings throughout the four seasons.

Looking for the ideal location to host your next event? Welcome to the Delaware State Fair’s FAIRGROUNDS page.


With a large variety of options, the Delaware State Fairgrounds offers many different locations on the property that can be used for a variety of events. Weddings, trade shows, camping, livestock shows, motocross camps, and car shows are just a few of the possibilities here at the Delaware State Fairgrounds!


The Delaware State Fairgrounds offers many buildings for rent with versatile space and features including:

  • Great rental rates

  • Free parking

  • Centrally located

  • Full-service concessions and catering

  • On-site labor and equipment, and much more


At the Delaware State Fair you’ll receive more than a signed contract and a handshake, you’ll receive personal attention. We will get to know you on a first name basis, gather a complete understanding of your needs, and develop a partnership to make your event as successful as possible. We believe our repeat business is a testament to this standard of service.


Feel free to browse around and find the perfect location for YOUR event!  Please visit our INQUIRY FORM to submit a request for more information; if you need assistance, please contact Robin Rockemann at (302) 398-7005 or email at



In need of a perfect location for your event? Picturing a grand performance stage, spacious dining hall, or formal boardroom? Whatever your events needs are, we have something for you!


Welcome to the Delaware State Fairgrounds; the perfect location for your next event! Our goal is to make planning an event as easy as possible. The Delaware State Fairgrounds boasts a courteous and professional staff that is here to help you execute a successful event! We offer many services, and our unique and diverse facilities are prime venues for a multitude of events.


Whether you are planning a trade show, wedding, concert, or convention, the Delaware State Fairgrounds’ venue portfolio and flexible event space can be structured to meet your needs perfectly. We have the facilities, the staff, the services and equipment to make each event a complete success. Our first-class customer service efforts enable us to make your event a positive and smooth experience you are not likely to forget.

Conveniently located just south of Harrington, the Delaware State Fairgrounds are easily reached from DE-MD Route 14, Route 13, Route 1, and DE-MD 404. The Fairgrounds are located 1 hour and 45 minutes away from Baltimore International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport, and 58 minutes from Salisbury Airport.


  1. Pick a date far enough ahead of time to plan your event

  2. Develop an idea or theme for your event

  3. Secure all dates, caterers, decorators, services, equipment, etc in advance; minimum of 60 days

  4. Decorate your venue to give attendees a unique and personal experience

  5. Always have an emergency kit and Plan B

  6. Have a back-up plan for inclement weather

  7. Promote your event on multiple platforms, and develop creative ways to engage your customer

  8. Announce your event a minimum of 60 days before it occurs so that your customers will be able to save the date

  9. Have an adequate set up time scheduled, and provide detailed instructions so that set up flows smoothly and appears pristine

  10. Make it fun – the most memorable events always end with a smile!

For further information, please contact our Rentals & Concessions Team.   Feel free to take your time browsing our website and planning the ultimate event!

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Rentals & Concessions Manager




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