Facility Rentals


The Lewis and Clark Fairgrounds has many bulidings and other rental spaces available to the community. Use the helpful forms on this page to give us more information and feel free to call (406) 457-8516 or contact us with any questions. Prices and availability are subject to change.

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Exhibit Hall

Our 36,000 square foot Exhibit Hall is a great new addition to the Helena area.  Numerous events, from car shows, boat shows, concerts, conventions and  more are a perfect fit for the Exhibit Hall.

Rental Fees (Subject to change depending on event):

  • $2,244.00 /day (Commercial Rate)
  • $1,683.00 /day (Non-Profit Rate – Must have proof of non-profit status)
  • Full Day Rental Rates include one setup or one tear-down day at no cost (when available)

Entry Hall

Our 5,000 square foot Entry Hall is great for dinners, anniversaries, weddings, wedding receptions, dog training and a host of other events.

  • $351.00 /day or $42.00 /hour (Commercial Rate)
  • $262.00 /day or $33.00 /hour (Non-Profit Rate – Must have proof of non-profit status)
  • Full Day Rental Rates include one setup or one tear-down day at no cost


Multi-Purpose Building

The Multi-Purpose Building is used for shows, expos, indoor rodeos and riding.  It can be rented by the hour or the day.  This building is 120’ x 200’.  Bathroom facilities are attached to the building.  An 80’ x 165’ indoor arena can be set up with bleachers, chutes and concession stands for a complete show or rodeo.  It is equipped with a sound room and announcer/timer booth with sound needs.  A complete sound system can also be rented for your event.  Corrals and alleyways are also available.

  • $318.00 /day (Arena Rental Only - Does not include bleachers)

Reserved Riding

Reserved riding is available in the Multi-Purpose Building seven (7) days a week from 9 am-4 pm and 5 pm-10 pm. Rates are $28 /hour. The Fairgrounds will begin taking reservations for fall, winter and spring reservations on or after August 15th of current year.

Main Picnic Shelter

The Main Picnic Shelter is a 31’ x 48’ open shelter with a rock fireplace on the north side.  The shelter is surrounded by playground equipment, picnic tables, and horse shoe pits.  There is an open grass area for volleyball, softball, etc.  An excellent family reunion or group gathering location. 8 picnic tables are provided at no additional cost.

  • Starting at $63.00 /day 

Rustic Shelter

The Rustic Shelter is a 31’x 48’ semi enclosed shelter with a fireplace and barbecue in the middle of the building.  Good location for outdoor parties and BBQ’s.

  • Starting at $63.00 /day 

Kiwanis Shelter

The Kiwanis Shelter is a 24’ x 42’ open shelter.  This shelter is adjacent to a large open field and is excellent for many outdoor activities.

  • Starting at $63.00 /day 


Cost is $20.00 per stall per day.  Bulk shavings are available near the stalls.  No long term stalls are available.  All horses must be stalled.  No temporary pens allowed.


We have 22 camping spaces available.  Camping rates are as follows:  $22.00 /night with electricity, $17.00 /night self contained and $12.00 /night for tent camping. Please call ahead during office hours (8am-4:30pm) to reserve a spot in advance. We do have a maximum stay of 7 days in a 30 day period.  Camp spaces all have electricity.  There are water fill up stations in our main parking lot, but not in the campground area.  There is NO RV Dump.