The Benton County Fair & Rodeo strives to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.
Requests for accommodations available to persons with disabilities should be directed to the Fairgrounds Office at 541-766-6521.
Note: 2013 Guest Services Information has not been posted. Information below is from the 2012 Fair and is left to read as an example.
There is a mobility aid-accessible ATM cash machine located inside by the Restrooms at the north end of the Commercial Vendor building (Benton Arena) at the Fairgrounds. Additional ATMs are in the Food Court and West Gate (accessibility not guaranteed at additional locations)
Guests with a State Disability placard or license plate may park in the designated area in the public parking lots on a first-come, first-serve basis. Regular parking prices ($5/vehicle) still apply. Please ask a parking attendant for availability upon entering the lot.
Only service animals are allowed. No other animals may be brought on the Fairgrounds by Fair attendees.
Wheelchairs can be borrowed on a first-come, first-serve basis inside the Fairgrounds. Use requires a valid Oregon State driver's license, military I.D. card, credit card or cash deposit. Quantities are limited. Guests may also bring their own wheelchair.
Operated by Corvallis Transit, the Fair Shuttle runs Wed. & Thur. from 3:30-11:30 pm and Friday and Sat. from 4:30 pm to 12:30 am.
The Information booth is located in the middle of the Fairgrounds Central Plaza. You will find friendly attendants who will help you find whatever it is you're looking for at the Fair.
Wheelchair-accessible stalls built to accommodate those using mobility aids are available throughout the Fairgrounds.
A unisex restroom large enough to accommodate someone in a wheelchair accompanied by an attendant is located in the Commercial Vendor Building (Benton Arena).
First Aid will be open for medical needs during the hours of the Fair. First Aid is located inside on the north end of the Commercial Vendor building (Benton Arena).
A wheelchair accessible seating area is located at the northeast corner of the Outdoor Rodeo Arena.
Seating is available and accessible on a first come–first serve basis at our Community and Oak Grove and Main Stages. All shows and rodeos are FREE with paid admission to the Fair.
During the Fair, the 4-H Office is located in Guerber Hall (SW corner) – their phone number during the Fair is 541-602-8158
Although the Fair officially opens each day at noon, there are 4-H livestock shows that begin before noon. One gate (#5 on map) opens at 8 am where Admission is charged/tickets are taken – this is the Livestock Gate located at the end of the Livestock pens – enter from the South Gravel Parking Lot.