Facility Rental

The Ross County Fairgrounds near Chillicothe, Ohio have many facilities, including the grandstand, multipurpose buildings, campgrounds and more, all of which are available for rental throughout the year.

Daily Rental Rates

Please note: per Board motion these are the only currently authorized rates to use in any daily grounds rental.  If a special rate is requested then board action will be required on a case by case basis before requested rate is authorized.

Winter Storage for Recreational Vehicles and Boats

The following rates were approved per motion 4-21-06 dated April 10, 2006 except where noted.

Multi-Purpose Building:

  1. Monday thru Thursday - $300.00
    (per motion 2-10-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  2. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $500.00
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  3. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $250.00 for ½ day before the rental date
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  4. Fair Directors rate - $50.00 for one rental per year
    (motion 6-6-96 dated June 3, 1996)

Commercial Building

$500.00 or $600.00 with outside booths

Home & Fine Arts Building


4-H Building


Flower and Fruit Building


JVS Building


Sheep & Goat Barn

(motion S8-4-15 dated August 24, 2015)

Show Arena


Bandstand & Bandstand Area


Shelter House

$50.00 with $50.00 cleaning deposit
(motion 10-6-16 dated October 3, 2016)




The following rates were approved per motion 5-6-06 dated May 1, 2006:

4-H Horse Barn and Arena:

  1. $250 - daytime into evening show
  2. $200 - daytime show
  3. $10.00 - stall rental

Fairgrounds Camping

$25.00 per night
(per motion: 2-5-16 dated February 1, 2016)
The same rate applies for extra night of camping during the fair.


The following rate was approved per motion 12-6-09 dated December 14, 2009:

Beef Barn



The following rates were approved per motion 1-9-13 dated January 7, 2013.

Multipurpose Building Booth Rentals

$410.00 for week of the fair                       

Commercial Building Booth Rentals

$21.00 per foot for the week of the fair    


$4.50 per square foot for the week of the fair


For information on all rentals at the fairgrounds, please contact the Fair Office.

Winter Storage

Winter Storage period is October 15 thru March 15 for recreational vehicles and boats.

Open sided Facilities

$150.00 (plus Ohio Sales Tax) per space

Fully enclosed Facilities

$200.00 (plus Ohio Sales Tax) per space.

Contact the Caretaker at 740-775-5083 in October to complete a contract or for more information.

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2017 Schedule

June 2-3: Relay for Life

June 3: NBHA (Barrel Racing)

June 9-11: Chillitown MX

June 17: PSA Horse Show

June 17: Tire & Electronic Collection

July 7-9: Mid Ohio Jeepers Organization (MOJO) Event

July 11: 4-H Skillathon

July 14-16: Chillitown MX

July 22: 4-H Skillathon

July 24: 4-H Lip Sync Prelims

August 5-12: Ross County Fair

Aug 30-Sep 4: Easyrider Rodeo

September 29-30: 4-H Halloween Campout

October 7: Feeder Calf Show

October 13-15: Swap Days

October 20-22: Chillitown MX

November 4: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

December 11: RCAS Annual Meeting