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 provides leisure and recreational amenities and promotes a family atmosphere while stimulating the economic vitality of the community. Amenities offered at the Event Center include five arenas with various features, buildings and barns available for community use, monthly and nightly stalls for livestock, and a year round RV Park.
In September 2015 the Portneuf Health Trust donated an 80 acre state-of-the-art facility known as the Portneuf Wellness Complex to Bannock County. The complex was designed to enhance and improve the health of Southeast Idaho. The complex includes eleven full size multi-use sports fields, a championship field, two basketball courts and a sand volleyball court. It also includes an amphitheater that seats 11,000, a 7-acre lake with a swimming beach and access to stocked fishing. The center is looped by a bike/walking path a mountain bike park. There is something for everyone at the Events Center.
The Bannock County Fairgrounds, located in Downey, Idaho, are the location of the annual Bannock County Fair. The fairgrounds contain two community use arenas; a community use covered-pavilion; exhibit buildings; and barns for horses, cows, sheep, pigs, goats, chickens, and rabbits. The fairgrounds are the perfect setting for young and old alike to enjoy the ambiance of an old-fashioned fair!