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JULY 18 - 27, 2024

JULY 18 - 27, 2024



Planning an Event? Consider having it at the Fairgrounds at the Delaware State Fair


Looking for the ideal location to host your next event? Welcome to the Delaware State Fair’s Fairgrounds Page! 

​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.

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, livestock shows, motocross camps, and car shows are just a few of the possibilities here at the Delaware State Fairgrounds!

Our venue features include: 

  • 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 value understanding your needs and developing a partnership to make your event as successful as possible.

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 robin@thestatefair.net.


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! 

Our goal is to make planning an event as easy as possible. Our diverse facilities serve as prime venues for a multitude of events and the Fairgrounds boats a courteous and professional staff that is here to help you execute a successful event! 

​The Delaware State Fairgrounds’ venue portfolio and flexible event space can be structured to meet your needs perfectly. We have the facilities, staff and services and equipment to make each event a complete success. Conveniently located just south of Harrington, the Delaware State Fairgrounds are easily reached from DE-MD Route 14, Route 13 and DE-MD 404.


  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!


Rentals & Concessions Manager

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