Strategically located in downtown Phoenix, the Arizona Exposition is conveniently located to the major freeways connecting us to to all of the major cities in the Valley of the Sun. We give you the quickest access to the 4 million potential guests in the Phoenix Metro.
Why choose the Arizona Exposition? Here are some advantages to you:
Located 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Less than 5 minutes from Downtown Phoenix
Hundreds of dining and hotel options in a 10 mile radius
Less than 1 mile from I-10 and I-17
Over 6,000 paved parking spaces on-site
Large multi-purpose buildings with open floor plans
A 14,000 seat air conditioned arena that has been hosting events since 1965
A 5,000 seat Grandstand arena perfect for rodeos and motorized events
Who uses this facility? Nearly 66% of residents of Maricopa County visit us every year. We’ve hosted concerts, trade shows, job fairs, circuses and much more. Since 1909, communities throughout Arizona have come together on the grounds for entertainment, education, philanthropic, business, and social opportunities.
We want you here! Our convenient downtown location is adjacent to major freeways, allowing easy access. We provide affordable facilities, equipment, and a simple, effective approach to event management. Whether this is your first event or your 500th event, we are excited for this opportunity to combine our heritage with your vision.
All prospective clients are required complete a rental application
. Applications can also be accepted by email, fax, or in person.
Rental applications are evaluated on:
Conflict with pre-existing events
Applicant's previous event experience
Availability of requested dates
The submission of a rental application does not guarantee dates. Event dates will not be held until the rental application is approved. So we may provide an effective plan, please allow two weeks for a complete evaluation of your Event Application.
An Event Specialist from the Events & Entertainment Solutions Department will be available to prospective clients to assist and to answer questions. Your Specialist will act as a liaison among all Arizona Exposition departments, state fire marshal, and you, our valued client, to determine the needs of any event.
The Arizona Exposition has a variety of equipment and staff to assist with your event. We will work with you to determine the amount of staffing and availability of necessary equipment to make your event run smoothly. Consult with us about equipment needs, and if we don’t have it we will recommend partners with a knowledge of our venue to help you.
The Arizona Exposition employs experienced, uniformed, radio equipped, 24 hour security at no charge to the client. The security person is responsible for the entire grounds and is not event specific. Some events on the grounds do require unarmed and armed security, the Arizona Exposition has a list of preferred vendors but cannot provide this type of staffing. State certified law enforcement is also needed at special events, the Arizona Exposition event specialists can help you find out if they are needed for your event and can provide current rates.
State certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) must be scheduled at every event on the grounds to assist the public with any first aid needs. The Arizona Exposition reserves the right to determine adequate staffing levels. All first-aid services for the public must be scheduled by the Arizona Exposition. Contact the Arizona Exposition event specialists to find out the current billable rate and to help determine your needs.
With over 6,000 parking spaces, the Arizona Exposition is able to host events of all sizes and even multiple events at once. During your event the parking lot will be staffed by our experienced parking attendants and the grounds security. The Arizona Exposition charges a low $8 for parking per vehicle and all revenue is retained by us. For you, as our client, you will be issued 50 free parking passes per event and more can be purchased at half price.
The Arizona Exposition grounds is able to provide parking for more than 100 RVs and motorhomes with full power, water, and sewer hook-ups. Please feel free to contact our specialist
for more information.