southern iowa
Fair & Exposition
  • Mahaska County
  • Oskaloosa, IA
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Building Rental

To rent a building, please call the Southern Iowa Fair office at 641-673-7004. A rental agreement must be completed and can be obtained at the office or, if requested, one can be mailed. A down payment of ½ the total cost is required to hold a building. There is no refund with 60 days of an event. All buildings are available April 1st – October 20.
New Rates As of April 10, 2017


DAV Building
24’ x 60’ – 1488 sq. ft.
(Available year round)
  • $125.00 Per Day
  • $350.00 For Weekend (Friday – Sunday)
  • $30.00 per day to set up day in advance
  • $200.00 deposit for clean up + key return
  • Building includes 12 large tables, 3 small tables, 80 chairs, a restroom, refrigerator, sink and microwave
Varied Industry Building
60’ x 80’ – 4800 sq. ft.
(Seating for 250-275)
  • $250.00 Per Day
  • $700.00 For Weekend (Friday – Sunday)
  • $200.00 deposit for clean up + key return
  • $30.00 per day to set up a day in advance before Friday
  • Building has a sink area and a refrigerator
  • Alcohol is permitted, but it cannot be sold nor donations taken/accepted
Exhibit Hall
60’ x 120’ – 7200 sq. ft.
(Seating for 350-400)
  • $300.00 Per Day
  • $750.00 For Weekend (Friday – Sunday)
  • $200.00 deposit for clean up + key return
  • $30.00 per day to set up a day in advance before Friday
  • Building includes a restroom, refrigerator, and a sink area
  • Alcohol is permitted, but it cannot be sold nor donations taken/accepted
Tables & Chairs
We have 110 tables and 550 chairs, and 30 round tables that seat 8-10 people each. To use them on grounds it is $4.00 per table and $.35 per chair.


Platform Stage
For rent to use in the Varied Industry Or Exhibit Hall Building. It's mostly used for weddings to put the wedding party tables on. $75 per event. Approx 8ft x 20ft.


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