Welcome To Bannock County Event Center
The Bannock County Event Center is situated on approximately 80 acres overlooking the cities of Pocatello & Chubbuck, as well as the surrounding areas. It is dedicated to promoting health and wellness, in addition to providing multipurpose facilities for public use. The Event Center will provide leisure and recreational amenities and promote a family atmosphere while stimulating the economic vitality of the community. The amenities offered at the Event Center include 5 Arenas with various features, Buildings and Barns available for community use, monthly and nightly stalls, and a year round RV Park.
In September 2015 the Portneuf Health Trust donated an 80 acre state-of-the-art facility to Bannock County, known as the Portneuf Wellness Complex. It was designed to enhance and improve the health of Southeast Idaho. It includes 11 full size multi-use sports fields, a championship field, 2 basketball courts and sand volleyball. It also includes an amphitheater that seats 11,000, a 7-acre lake with a swimming beach and access to fishing. The complex is looped by a bike/walking path a mountain bike park. Along with the facilities available at the Event Center, Bannock County has something for everyone.
The Bannock County Fairgrounds located in Downey Idaho are a great southern connection for our county. There are 2 Arena’s and a Covered Arena for community use. This facility also has barns available for horses, cows, sheep, pigs, goats, chickens and rabbits as well as a covered pavilion and exhibit buildings. This is the location of our yearly Bannock County Fair and is a perfect setting for young and old to come to enjoy the ambiance of an old fashioned fair.