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Rapid City Vacations Meeting Professionals Meeting Spaces Central States Fairgrounds

Central States Fairgrounds
Central States Fairground

800 San Francisco St.
Rapid City, SD 57701
TELEPHONE: (605) 355-3861

In the heart of Rapid City, you'll find the forty-five acre Central States Fairgrounds, which can accommodate groups ranging from 25 to 6,000 or more. A flowing creek along the facility, complimented by a beautifully landscaped greenway & bike path compliment the grounds with a beautiful view.

The fairgrounds are equipped with:

  • 224-unit campground with water and electric

  • Over 14,000 sq. ft. indoor exhibit space

  • 6,000 seat grandstand

  • 8-acre asphalt display area

  • Food service locations on grounds

  • Parking for 8,000 vehicles

  • Rentals of bleachers, bobcat, forklift, tractor with accessories, chairs, tables and sound systems

  • Stall rental for 255 permanent stalls and 150 portable

  • Year-round staff


Captain Glen Building 80'x80' 6,400 350
Creative Arts Building 50'x100' 4,326 350
Event Center 280'x400' 118,000 5,000+
Event Center Arena 150'x325'
75'x200' (Trade Show Size)
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Fine Arts Building 75'x75' 5,625 400
Lion's Building 50'x50' 2,500 200
Pigeon Building 68'x68' 4,362 350
Soule Building 120'x100' 12,000 500
Grandstands -- -- 6,000
Bray Outdoor Arena 150'x300' -- --
Rounds Outdoor Arena 150'x300' -- --


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