Exposition Center from above during IFYR

Event Facilities

We've been helping events thrive since 1980, and we'll work for you to show or sell livestock, build a banquet, promote a product, judge a grand championship or find a new rodeo star. We make it our business to know your business, and give it the arena / facility it deserves. Click "See Venue" on any of the 5 facilities below to learn more about what each offers in space and amenities. 

Avedis Conference Center

17,000 sq ft of open concept space across two floors, with options for small to large events.

Fred Humphrey Pavilion 

Three-section enclosed pavilion with dirt floor perfect for dirt track racing and livestock functions with attached concession.

Otto
Krause
Arena

Indoor arena with concrete floor seats 1000, with attached concession and LED lighting, with attached concessions.

The
Grand
Stand

Large outdoor arena. Seats up to 7,500 in covered bleachers with 2 uncovered wings seating 250 each; green rooms under the bleachers.

Heart of OK
RV Park

The Expo Center's surrounding RV Park is equipped with over 700 spaces and four comfort stations. 

Find Us

Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center

1700 W. Independence Street

Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

 

Phone: (405) 275-7020

Contact Us

Whether you're an event planner or attendee, we would love to host you at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center.

 

To inquire about facilities, upcoming events, and more, complete the contact form.

Thank you for choosing the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center! A member from our team will be in touch soon.

 

Find a home for your event in Shawnee, Oklahoma

A unique multicultural gem, in Shawnee the old-west modern urban mingle. With hotels and the expo right off of I-40 mere minutes from our world class museums, art galleries, and boutique and vintage shopping, we're the perfect place to host your event.

 

Shawnee is located on I-40 just 30 minutes outside the Oklahoma City metro. With numerous facility options supported by professional event staff and a welcoming community ready to host you, we are here to help your event thrive. Let our professional team assist you today with planning your next meeting, conference, agricultural event or RV rally in Shawnee!  

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