Fairgrounds and Horse Arena
Looking for a place for a special event?
You’ll find lots of ample parking and facilities at the Murray County Fairgrounds.
The Murray County Fairgrounds offers a variety of buildings throughout the year for your rental needs. You’ll find the costs are reasonable for whatever your building needs are.
Our grounds are available for different functions such as:
• Arts and Crafts Shows
• Cattle Events
• Display Shows
• Hog Events
• Horse Events
• Other Livestock and Poultry events
• Wedding Receptions
• Swap Meets
• and much, much more!
The Murray County Fairgrounds has several buildings that could be rented for social gathering or big events. We also have winter storage available on a first come first serve basis.
Available for rent are portable bleachers with a seating capacity of 250 people.
Murray County also has a regulation horse arena that can be rented for events. The arena is a 250 foot long by 140 foot wide sand based facility. It is a multi-purpose arena, it can be used for horse shows, draft shows, roping events, ranch rodeos, fun shows, horse clinics and much more. The arena has a raised announcers stand, lights, concession stand with access to electricity. Murray County offers open riding times to the public when our event calendar allows. For a full schedule of events click here.
MURRAY COUNTY DRAFT HORSE CLASSIC
Each year a team of volunteers puts together the annual Murray County Draft Horse Classic the weekend after the 4th of July. Experience “real” horse power as you observe nearly 100 draft horses as they compete in this six-horse hitch competition over two full days. For more information contact Joe Biren at 507-227-7845 or visit their website.
MURRAY COUNTY SPEEDWAY
Races on the Murray County Fairgrounds every Friday night in the summer. For their schedule and more information check out the Murray County Speedway Website.
WOMEN OF TODAY AUTUMN BOUTIQUE
Over 80 vendors with exceptional quality craft items for all seasons and occasions. The event is held the weekend after Labor Day. Follow on Facebook.
For more information about the use of the fairgrounds or to rent the portable bleachers, please contact: Justin Hoffmann of Murray County Parks at cell: 507-227-3925, main phone: 507-836-1195, or via email at Justin.Hoffmann@co.murray.mn.us
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