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Event Center

Gus R. Douglass Annex

Located conveniently inside Gate #2 of the State Fairgrounds, the Gus R. Douglass Annex, is ideal for many events. Boasting multiple offices, a covered wrap-around porch and 4,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Gus R. Douglass Annex is a perfect choice for trade shows, business seminars, auctions and more. The Annex Building is climate controlled, with a large kitchen that includes a walk up service counter.


  • Features 4,000 square feet of exhibit space
  • Concrete floor, multiple electrical outlets, climate controlled
  • Open, exposed beam ceiling, automatic overhead door access
  • Rustic wood interior throughout exhibit area
  • Covered, wrap-around porch – great gathering space for your guests
  • Comfortably seat for 200 guests with tables and chairs
  • Special rates available for mid-week (Tue, Wed, Thu) functions (mid-week functions do not include set-up or tear down days)
  • Events include a set-up day, tear down day, 25 tables and 150 chairs
  • Previous events include; auctions, receptions, reunions, dog shows/training, trade-shows and more

Please call the State Fair Event Center office for more details – 304.645.1090


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