The Central Missouri Events Center (CMEC), home of the Boone County Fair, is located in the heart of Central Missouri. Consisting of over 230 acres with arenas, barns, multipurpose buildings, a 3,000 capacity grandstand, and ample parking, the Central Missouri Events Center can accomodate a variety of events and special requests. Easy access to Interstate 70, Highway 63 and extensive lodging and dining options make CMEC the perfect locale for your next event, whether large or small. CMEC is also the perfect stopover during travel, offering low cost overnight stalls and RV parking.

CMEC is host to numerous events throughout the year including: Columbia Kennel Club Dog Show, RK Gun Shows, Missouri Paint Horse Club Horse Shows, Automotive Swap Meets, the Annual Boone County Fair, and Boone County Draft Horse Sale.

Perfect for your event

CMEC offers the perfect solution for planning your next conference, exhibition, auction, concert, trade show, or any type of special event. We provide tailor made solutions as well as the best advice from the moment you book to the time your event is complete. Whether a seasoned promoter or a local group wanting to put on an event, Central Missouri Events Center will work with you to make sure your event is a success.

  • Meetings
  • Car Shows
  • Trade Shows
  • Concerts
  • Gun Shows
  • Swap Meets
  • Fundraisers
  • Auctions
  • Liquidation Sales
  • Conferences
  • Derbies
  • Tractor Pulls
  • Presentations
  • Reunions
  • Seminars
  • Performances
  • Training Sessions
  • Exhibitions
  • Antique Shows
  • Receptions

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Events Calendar

From horse shows and chili cookoffs to concerts and conferences, the Central Missouri Events Center hosts a variety of fun and exciting events you're sure to love!

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The Central Missouri Events Center has the perfect space for your event! The multipurpose room and arena, horse barns, grandstand and multiple open air buildings offer tons of options when it comes to planning your next event - big or small.

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