Rent The Fairgrounds


The Boone County Fairgrounds are available for, but not limited to the following types of events


  • Auto Shows, Swaps and Auctions

  • Cattle Shows and Auctions

  • Company Picnics

  • Dog Shows and Trials

  • Benefits and Fund Raisers

  • Circuses

  • Craft Shows and Fairs

  • Ethnic Festivals

  • Flower and Garden Shows

  • Gem Shows and Auctions

  • Livestock Shows and Auctions

  • Pow Wows

  • Rodeos

  • Snowmobile Grass Drags & Swaps

  • Flea Markets

  • Horse Shows and Auctions

  • Much More!









The Boone County Fairgrounds is located on the corner of Illinois Highways 76 and 20, just one mile north of Belvidere, Illinois, and easily accessible from I-90.


General Use Facilities Include


  • Approximately 50 acres of well-lit grass parking lot

  • Approximately 90 acres of park-like fenced Fairgrounds Common

  • Approximately 10 acres of open display area, inside Fairgrounds Commons, with excellent electric and water availability

  • 1/2-mile completely fenced-in clay racetrack

  • Covered Grandstands seating up to 2,500

  • All roads inside Fairgrounds Common are well paved


Commercial Exhibit Halls


  1. Building #1-120' x 80'

  2. Building #2-104' x 60'

  3. Building #3-100' x 80'


All completely enclosed on cement floors with 400 amp electrical services


Horse Show Facilities


  • 176 10' x 10' permanent box stalls

  • 60' x 200 Indoor warm-up/show arena

  • 215' x 295' all-weather outdoor arena, completely fenced and lighted


Livestock Facilities


  • 5 large open sided Livestock Barns with available indoor show arenas




  • 75 camper hook-ups with electric and water (no dumping station)


Seasonal Administration Hours Monday and Wednesday 8:00am - 4:00pm

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The domain is solely owned by Bob Kinnison and this  web site is provided as a  paid service to the Boone County Fairgrounds. Content for  this site is provided by the Boone County Fair.