Fonner Park is ready to host your ag events
A year-round facility, Fonner Park is host to numerous annual events including livestock shows, trade shows, the Hall County Fair, the Nebraska State Fair and various other meetings and conventions.
“Thank you Grand Island Visitors Bureau for making everything run so smoothly. \We have never had so much help from any city we have gone to; you have raised the bar. We look forward to coming back next year.” — North American Jr. Red Angus Event
Bosselman Conference Center
This 8,000 square foot conference center is ready for your meetings or banquets with classroom, round tables, or theatre-style setups in one large room or up to five separate rooms.
Tom Dinsdale Automotive Cattle Barn
The 112,000 square foot cattle barn is the cream of the crop in livestock facilities with amenities including drive-through loading and unloading, wash racks for 140 animals, and abundant electrical outlets.
The 30,000 square foot arena in the Heartland Events Center hosts everything from basketball to rodeo. It features a Daktronics scoreboard, locker rooms, meeting rooms
and permanent seating for 6,000.
Pinnacle Expo Exhibition Building | 100,000 sq. ft.
This 100,000 square foot building has hosted the roar of both animatronic dinosaurs and combines thanks to large overhead doors. Sporting events, dog shows, and academic competitions also use the space
Five Points Bank Arena
This 56,800 square foot arena is climate controlled with seating for 2,000 people. It features a 34-foot-wide HD screen, private room overlooking the arena, show offices, and a concession area.
The heated, 85,000 square foot Sheep Barn features drive through loading/unloading, wash racks for 120 animals, and offices. It can be configured for any type of livestock, from poultry to cattle.
Aurora Cooperative Pavilion
This building's outdoor pavilion, capable of handling up to 1,425 animal pens, has also hosted a BBQ festival. Its 12,000 square foot arena hosts livestock judging, roller derby, trade shows, and weddings.
The Indoor arena is 100' x 180' with 1,200 seats, a show office, and an announcer stand. The 135' x 300' open air arena is lighted and has covered seating for 750.