Fairgrounds

Historic Calendars for Sale $12

All proceeds goes toward the remodel of Keerins Hall

Stop by the fair office to pick one up.



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The Fairgrounds complex is located inside the city limits of John Day, Oregon, just a few blocks north of the downtown area.

Our facility consists of an Event Hall, Indoor and Outdoor Arena, Meeting Rooms, Sales Barn, 25 site RV Park and dry camping.

We are here for all your event needs.

2020 Fair & Rodeo August 7-15, 2020


Recreational Opportunities

John Day and Grant County are noted for their diverse outdoor recreational opportunities, including:

  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Snowmobiling
  • Many other activities

Local Attractions

Local attractions like the Kam Wah Chung Museum, the Ranch and Rodeo Museum and Gleason Pool are within a short walking distance from the fairgrounds property. The Grant County Historical Museum is a little over a mile away and the Malheur National Forest hiking trails and the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are within 30 to 45 minutes driving distance.