The Fairgrounds comprise more than 50 acres and is the home of the Josephine County Fair. We have an RV park with a camp host and 30 full hookups and 10-13 water and electric only hookups. Our Boarding Stalls rent on a monthly basis or overnight travelers. We have an indoor and outdoor arena. The fairgrounds is home for five high school equestrian teams, posse and training lessons. We have three dance clubs, Friends of the Fair Bingo, Winter Season Headquarters for the Growers Market, car swap meets, home and garden shows and much more.
We are the largest event center in Josephine County and we rent facilities that host many community events. Our buildings hold anywhere from 10 to 1,000 people and our arena and grandstand area holds up to 2,500 people. Private and public events such as Grants Pass Downs Horse Racing, BMX bicycle events, Rotary’s First Crush, RASCAL (a senior computer class), Veterans of Josephine and Jackson County Stand-Up, RV and new car sales/shows, auctions and swap meets, circuses, horse shows, rodeo, motor sports, musical acts, 4-H events, wedding receptions, family reunions, other parties and services and many other types of events are here each year. We also have concerts, truck and tractor pulls and motorcycle events at the Grandstands area.
The Josephine County Fairgrounds is governed by the Fair Board which has a chairman, vice chairman, five board members and a grant writer for capital improvement.