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James J. Keeley County Park (Jackson County Fairgrounds)

James J. Keeley Park (Jackson County Fairgrounds) is currently undergoing a renaissance with the development of the new American 1 Credit Union Events Center, the future renovation of the existing American 1 building, and the complete redesign of the 45-acre grounds. The master plan includes development of a public park, river access improvements, and a boardwalk/trail connector along the Grand River from Ganson Street to North Street and continuing north to Parnell Road where it will connect with the existing trail systems.

Keeley County Park is home to The Jackson County Fair, which  is one of the largest county fairs in the state of Michigan. With plenty of family-friendly entertainment, large grandstand acts, food and animals showcased, the fair attracts 200,000 visitors over the course of one week. Fair dates: 2019: Aug 4-10; 2020: Aug 2-8; 2021: Aug 1-7.

Looking for the perfect place for your next big event? Construction has begun on the new American 1 Credit Union Event Center at the Jackson County fairgrounds. Located just minutes off of I-94 and within walking distance from the revitalized downtown Jackson, the new event center is a multi-use facility that offers uniquely designed space flexible enough for any occasion.

The 30,000 square foot space can be transformed into a cozy environment perfect enough to celebrate the events that create memories that last the longest. Flexible space creates an intimate setting for wedding receptions, banquets, corporate events and parties for as many as 500 seated guests. It’s also the perfect space for large conventions, consumer or trade shows, business meetings, and banquets. Offering ample parking, the American 1 Credit Union Event Center can be customized for any event.

Our knowledgeable and professional staff looks forward to working with you on your next event. We will work together to accommodate your needs. Book your event now by calling the fair office at (517) 788-4405 and be the first to experience Jackson County’s newest and best venue.