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Why choose Sandhills Global Event Center for your event?

  • Sandhills Global Event Center offers 400,000 square feet (9.2 acres) on 160 acres of land with indoor or outdoor event space for 8 to 20,000+ people with ample free parking (paved, gravel and grass).
  • Indoor flooring ranges from polished concrete in our banquet spaces to a combination of concrete and USA-leading quality footing arenas in our largest pavilions. In the winter, our largest pavilions offer concrete combined with carpeted floors and/or dirt arenas for our popular people show season from region-leading trade & spectator shows.
  • Full café, catering and Wi-Fi services with around-the-clock friendly, helpful staff
  • This Country’s tenth largest event center campground with approximately 1,300 campsites with electric and seasonal water service
  • Multi-use outdoor arena with a covered 3,300-person grandstand is one of the largest in the Midwest
  • Custom setups by our expert team with a wide variety of equipment to meet the needs of animal shows, trade shows, outdoor/indoor motorsports, rodeo events, 5Ks and mud runs, corporate events, banquets, wedding receptions, cultural celebrations, and more
  • Our team gets your needs, as expert event planners, we produce Nebraska’s largest county fair each summer with over 120,000 attendees over 10 days
Drone shot of the grounds at the Sandhills Global Event Center during the 2021 National High School Finals Rodeo.

The National High School Finals Rodeo in July 2021 was the largest event in the center’s history.

What kinds of shows work well at Sandhills Global Event Center?

SGEC hosts large and small events with over 500 event days for 200+ national, regional, and local events including:

  • Nebraska’s Largest County Fair
  • America’s 2nd Largest Indoor Ag Expo
  • World’s Largest Rodeo (NHSFR 2026 & 2027)
  • 75+ days of trade shows & other sales
  • 100+ days of equine & variety of other animal shows from cattle & dog to poultry & rabbit
  • 10 days of outdoor & indoor motorsports & growing with new AuctionTime Grandstand Arena
  • Large banquets & holiday/corporate parties
  • 100+ days of community events from youth education & sports to small business, nonprofit & family events
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