Statement from Bannock County, Aug. 25, 2022:
The Bannock County Event Center in Pocatello comprises the Portneuf Wellness Complex, Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre, indoor arena, grandstands, soccer fields, and RV park. Various businesses, agencies, and organizations contract with Bannock County to host events at these facilities, such as concerts, sporting events, private events, and more. These contracted agencies are responsible for providing all event-associated services, including ticket sales, security, promotion, etc. Bannock County is continually reviewing contracts with all agencies to ensure we are achieving our mission to be the gem of our community. For questions regarding how Bannock County leases the Event Center facilities, please call our office at 208-237-1340.
Bannock County Event Center
The Bannock County Event Center is situated on 80+ acres overlooking the cities of Pocatello & Chubbuck, as well as the surrounding areas. The Event Center provides multiple venues for activities including:
Indoor Arena – The Indoor Arena is as comfortable as it is versatile. Ideal for equine events, trainings, clinics, rodeos and auctions. The 240 X 120 facility provides seating for 500 spectators with an elevated announcers’ area with a complete sound system.
Grandstands & Upper Arena – Enjoy Idaho weather at this outdoor facility, complete with covered grandstands and adjacent animal housing facilities. Rodeos, horse racing, motorcycle events, demolition derbies, and circuses, are just a few of the many events held in our 250 X 190 arena with announcer areas available on either side of the arena and seating for 3,500 plus. Live horse racing is a big attraction for this area of our facility. There are new state of the art paddocks, a wagering area and shaded tables for your racing enjoyment. There is also space for indoor and outdoor vendors, a concession area and a beer garden.