The Hillsborough County Fairgrounds are conveniently located in the heart of Hillsborough County along State Highway 60 just minutes from Tampa,  and can be easily access from Interstates 75 and 4. Our newly remodeled site is available for rent and hosts a large variety of indoor and outdoor events from car and pet shows to cultural festivals, receptions, trade shows, and arena events. To take a look at our current calendar of events . Our staff will assist you in making your event a success. For more information or questions about bringing your event to the Hillsborough County Fair please contact us.


Enclosed Exhibit Hall (7000 sq ft) $1200/day
Open Exhibit Hall (13000 sq ft) $850/day
Full Exhibit Hall (open & enclosed 20000 sq ft) $1800/day
Open Livestock Barn  (18000 sq ft) $1300/day
Exhibit Hall (open) & Livestock Barn (31000 sq ft) $2,000/day
Exhibit Hall & Livestock Barn (38000 sq ft) $3,000/day
Arena (equine event) $600/day
Conference Room $250/day
Midway Area $600/day
Historical Area $800/day
Pavilion (Includes Stage) $800/day
Chairs $2/chair
Tables $5/table
Electric metered
Picnic Tables $15/table
Bleachers (aluminum) $200/set
Stage $300
Concrete Barriers $500
Cattle Panels (8, 10, 12, 16ft available) $20/panel
Show Ring Panels (event must setup) $250
Swine/Sheep Panels (event must setup) $3/pen
Ticket Boxes $250/box
Pipe & Drape (black) $100 minimim
Podium $50
PA/Sound System $100
Houseman $17/hr
Restroom Attendant $17/hr
Trash $30/county provide roll can
(dumpster required for events over 1000 attendance) $250
Load-in Day (if more than 1 day needed) $250
Security (off-duty deputies) $39/hr
(required with large attendance events)
Spread/Removal of Dirt $300
Loading/Unloading w/ Equipment $100 minimum
Camping RV $40/day Full Hookup
$35/day Electric & Water
$25/day dry

Insurance will be provided by events over 1000 attendees. Other event insurance rates vary, must check with fair office for rates.

School events-10 % discount (free tables and chairs with event setting up)

Security Deposit-$800

(returnable within 10 days after grounds inspected)

15% deposit required to hold date for event/at time of contract signing (will go to the balance)

Inflatables/Rock Climbing must have COI (insurance) from provider.

Layout and event details required 48 hours prior to event. Large events must submit sooner.