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Our venues are full service and supply all staffing and in-house resources to make your event as easy as possible for you.  Resources include ticketing through Ticketmaster with a full-service box office, security, event staffing and personnel, catering through an in-house contracted 3rd party vendor.  No outside staffing, food, or beverage services are permitted in the facilities for our events.  All entertainment events are subject to up to a $2 Facility Fee which is passed to the consumer.  There is a parking charge for all events at our facilities.

For new clients, we require 100% of the rent and depending on the estimated staffing numbers, partial staffing payments.  We do not CONSIGN tickets at a time to any promoters due to other contractual obligations.


2024-25 Common Rates



  • Fairgrounds Arena – $3,250 per event day
    • Arena Theatre Set Up – Additional $3,000 (includes Softgoods stage and rigging setup)
  • Event Center – $3,250
  • Arena & Event Center – $5,500 per event day vs 12% of gross receipts (whichever is greater)
  • Midway – $1,500 vs 12% of gross receipts (whichever is greater)
  • Grandstand – $1,300 vs 12% of gross receipts (whichever is greater)
  • Bolton Building – $1,500
  • Home and Garden Building – $1,500
  • Innergrounds – $2,500
  • Yesterday Village – $1,200 per event day
  • Cattle Barn – $1,500 flat
  • Compost/Barn Clean Out – $1,200 minimum
    • Required clean out fee for livestock events cannot be done by external contractors
  • Clock Tower Stage – $2,500 per event day (includes surrounding outdoor space)
  • Move In/Move Out Rehearsal Days – Half of base rental price



  • Bowman Gray Stadium – $5,000 vs 12% of gross receipts (whichever is greater)
  • Union Station – $2,500 per day



*All staffing is a 4-hour MINIMUM*

  • Event Coordinator – $250 per Event Day (Required for ALL events)
  • Event Attendant – $25 per hour
  • Ticket Taker – $25 per hour
  • Ticket Seller – $25 per hour



Concessions are provided by Thunderbirds Food and Beverage Services (no outside food or beverage is permitted in any facility)

Catering may be provided through an in-house caterer

  • Any outside catering is subject to a 20% catering fee or $250 buyout in advance of event
    • Outside caterer must provide Forsyth County license, food-grade rating, and insurance
  • A $500 penalty will be assessed for unauthorized outside food or beverage in facilities



  • All facilities
    • Parking charges to be determined by Fairgrounds Director on an event-by-event basis
  • Buyout option
    • $1.00 per attendee or as agreed to by Public Assembly Facilities management in advance of event



  • Tables – $10 each
  • Table covers – $9 each
  • Stage – $750
  • Pipe & Drape – $3 per linear foot
  • Portable Sound System – $250/day
  • Bike Rack – $10 per 6-foot section

All Rates are per day and do not include expenses. Expenses are estimated in advance to all clients.