The La Plata County Fairgrounds is located on 32 acres in the heart of Durango.  The facility include a 10,000 square foot exhibit hall, 6 spacious meeting rooms, a rodeo arena  that seats 1,600, a 33,000 square foot pavilion for livestock shows and exercising horses, 2 baseball fields and a picnic shelter that seats 60.

Annual events such as the La Plata County Fair and Fiesta Days celebrate our community's rural southwestern lifestyle and are enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The La Plata County Fair is held yearly in early August.   Visit for more County Fair information including entry Forms. 

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Our main auto attended phone line is (970) 382-6468 .  You can choose a variety of options from the offered menu.

Visit the calendar page to view events that are open to the public.  This is not full listing of events as some are not open to the public.

The Fairgrounds features 6 Seasonal RV hook ups that can only be reserved by calling us direction Monday through Friday 8am-5pm at (970) 382-6465.  

Fred W. Klatt, III, Arena
Featuring a 1,600 seat grandstands, concession facilities, announcer's booth and stock pens

Exhibit Hall
10,000 feet of event space, a 300 square foot alcove and a full service commercial kitchen with two 1,300 square foot meeting rooms upstairs. Video conferencing and WIFI available.  A full service Commercial kitchen is also available to rent separately.  

Extension Building
3,000 square feet of meeting space that can be divided into 3 separate rooms.  Each room feature a built in Espon projector.  

The La Plata County Fairgrounds is one of the most valuable and highly utilized properties in La Plata County. In an effort to maximize its potential for users  and activities of all kinds, the County has is undergoing a master plan project to address the growing demands on Fairgrounds facilities and improve its configuration to better accommodate its users and activities.

Please see our printable brochure.