Plan an Event
With nearly one million square feet of indoor floor space, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is one of the premier event locations in Pennsylvania. Offering flexible space for private meetings to large complex wide events, the unique layout of the complex allows for crowds of any size. The complex has three arenas, eight major halls, twelve meeting room spaces and a banquet hall facility. We invite you to check out photos of our facility here.
For more information about booking your event, download our Event Guide or Conference Meeting Planning Document. We invite you to take a facility tour to see how your event can come to life at our venue. Browse the photo gallery below to view the wide variety of events hosted at the complex.
With more than 24 acres under one roof, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is waiting for you to book your next event. With plenty of space and friendly, accommodating staff, the complex is perfect for even the most complicated floor plan events.
Our flexible floor plans include:
- Giant Exposition Hall - 172,000 square feet
- Main Hall - 146,527 square feet
- North Hall - 56,000 square feet
- Northwest Hall - 55,000 square feet
- Northeast Hall - 38,600 square feet
- West Hall - 38,000+ square feet
- East Hall - 16,500 square feet
- New Holland Large Arena - 8,000 square feet at floor; 7,318 seats
- Equine Arena - 39,200 square feet at floor; 1,660 seats
- Sale Arena - 4,000 square feet at floor, 918 seats
The Farm Show Complex and Expo Center staff pride themselves on providing the highest level of service to you and your customers. As we regularly compare ourselves to other facilities and providers and make adjustments accordingly, several of our policies will be updated on January 1, 2023.
Horse stalls fees will be set at $100 per stall. This rental includes back and side panels as well as a front panel with a door.
Trailer parking permits may be purchased for $25 per day. The permit includes 2 parking spaces. Additional spaces may be purchased for $15 per space per day. As always, free trailer parking is available at the offsite lot. Non-ticketed livestock events will remain exempt.
When the show permits, camping on Farm Show grounds will be available at a rate of $95 for the first day and will include 4 parking spaces. Each additional day will be $40. If your camper requires additional spaces, each additional space will be $15 per day.
REMINDER - Through the end of this calendar year, complimentary parking passes provided to promoters are for the sole use by staff and vendors. Please submit your vendor and staff list 30 days prior to your event. Upon receipt of staffing and vendor list one complimentary pass for each will be available for you upon arrival. You are responsible for distributing the passes. The new promoter pass policy will be taking effect January 1, 2023, and is listed below.
Multi-Day parking passes available
Effective January 1, 2023 up to 20 complimentary parking passes will be provided to promoters. We've heard your requests and are happy to provide multi-day passes at a 20% discount for distribution to exhibitors and vendors. All orders must be received 2 weeks prior to your event date.
Catering and Retail Food Service
C & J Catering is the exclusive catering and concessions provider at the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. As a full service caterer, they are dedicated to providing you the best for your special event held here at the complex. If you are looking for specific catering or concessions at your event, please contact them at email@example.com or by phone at 717-576-1610.
Retail Food Service
As a PA Preferred caterer, C&J Catering utilizes local ingredients when available. We encourage our clients to allow us to make recommendations based on what is fresh and in stock to encourage local growth. We look forward to expanding our relationships with PA Preferred vendors through allowing their exposure at Complex events. While we have recommended concession options available for your event, we are always happy to build customized, themed or branded menus! Speak to your C&J Catering representative to learn how.
A catering company at heart, C&J Catering is happy to work with you no matter the scale of your event. With over fifteen years of experience in both small- and large-scale meals and events, our team is ready to ensure your guests have a great experience and amazing food. Whether you are planning a breakfast with coffee to go or a gala complete with branded custom menu cards, we are ready to create an unforgettable event experience. It's all in the details. Call (717) 576-1610 to start planning.