Bruce L. Rastetter 4-H Exhibits Building

Bruce L. Rastetter 4-H Exhibits Building

The spacious 4-H Exhibits Building is a one-story, fully enclosed, heated brick building covering over 41,000 square feet of exhibit space. The exterior of the building features extensive clerestory windows and elaborate stone carvings. Completely self-contained, the facility is the optimum venue for variety of events including dog shows, pet expos, flea markets, consumer or trade shows, parties and craft shows.

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General Info

  • Exhibit Space: 41,086 - total
  • Square Feet: 36,166 – Exhibition Hall


South Corridor & Classrooms

1,470 SF (South side); 990 SF (North side)

They can be combined into one for a total of 2,460.

North Corridor & Classrooms

960 SF (South); 1,470 SF (North)

Can also be combined into one for a total of 2,460.

  • Ceiling Height: 22’3” to the beams

Approximate Seating

  • Banquet: Approximately 2,304 - Round seating
  • Classroom: Approximately 952 - Exhibition Hall


  • Service Entrances: East Loading Bay; West Loading Bay – has standard dock
  • Loading Dock: Standard Dock on West Loading Bay
  • Elevators: N/A
  • Restrooms: North & South and accessible by corridors (ADA accessible)
  • Heating and Air Conditioning: Entire Building
  • Additional Features: Contracted concessions and catering, computerized in-house ticket system, ticket sellers and takers, box office supervisor, door guards, restroom attendants, service staff (many features can be customized)
4-H Building August 2020 Iowa State Fairgrounds