Rental Fees

Rental Policies

Douglas County Facilities Management Policies and Procedures provide a consistent guideline for Event Holders and users to provide a safe and quality experience while using any Douglas County facility.

Fairgrounds & Events Center
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Daily Rental Fees

FacilityCommercial StandardCommercial AdjustedCommunitySecurity Deposit
Entire Fairgrounds(all facilities)$4,500$3,500
+ surcharges
$1,950$2,250
Fairgrounds (all facilities excluding Events Center)$3,000$2,000
+ surcharges
$1,500
+ surcharges
$1,500
Events Center$2,000$1,500
+ surcharges
$1,000
+ surcharges
$1,000
Events Center -Conference Room  #1 or #2$40.00
/ Hour*
$30.00
/ hour* + surcharges
$20.00
/ hour*  + surcharges
$160
Indoor Arena$1,000$750
+ surcharges
$500
+ surcharges
$500
Outdoor Arena$650$450
+ surcharges
$300
+ surcharges
$325
Large Animal Barn(if 50 or more stalls are used)$500$400
+ surcharges
$250
+ surcharges
$250
East Fairgrounds -Outdoor and Indoor Arenas, Large Animal Barn$2,000$1,500
+ surcharges
$1,000
+ surcharges
$1,000
Kirk Hall$400$300
+ surcharges
$200
+ surcharges
$200
Midway (Heritage Plaza)$300$225
+ surcharges
$150
+ surcharges
$200
Multi-Purpose Barn(North or South Section)$200/
per section
$150/ per section
+ surcharges
$100/ per section
+ surcharges
$100
Whitman – Lowell Pavilion$100$75 + surcharges$50 + surcharges$50
West Fairgrounds:Kirk Hall, Midway, Pavilion, Multi-purpose Barn$1,000$750
+ surcharges
$500
+ surcharges
$500
CSU Extension Building — Garden Level Conference Room$50NA$25$25

Surcharges

Facility Admission Surcharge$.50 per ticket sold if admission charge is $4.99 or less
Ticket Surcharge$1.00 or 5% of ticket amount if admission charge is $5.00 or more
Vendor Booth Surcharge$15.00 or 10% of booth rental fee
Participant Surcharge$1.00 or 10% of participation fee
Catering Surcharge10% on food & non-alcoholic beverages served in the Events Center

Extras/Equipment Rental

 EquipmentCommercial Standard/AdjustedCommunity
Arena Lights – Outdoor Arena only$30 per hour$15 per hour
Articulating Boom with Operator$50 per hour$25 per hour
AV Equipment(TV-VCR, LDC Projector)$30 each$15 each
Chairs  (unless included in room rental)$1 each per event$.50 each per event
Camlock Electrical Hookup- Events Center only$125 per camlock$62.50 per camlock
Electrical pull down/data lines/phones lines$25 each per event$12.50 each per event
Employee Labor Fees$45 per hour$22.50 per hour
Employee Labor with equipment$65 per hour$32.50 per hour
Kitchen – only with facility rental (Events Center  & Indoor Arena)$200 per hour$100 per hour
Midway Office$30 per day$15 per day
Pipe and Drape (Black: 8 ft. tall x 150 ft. length)$15 per 10′ section$7.50 per 10′ section
Portable Bleachers
5 row – seats 50
10 row – seats 100
$25 per event
$45 per event
$12.50 per event
$22.50 per event
RV Hookup (electrical)$30 per night$15 per night
Stage – Platform type$15 per section$7.50 per section