The Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City is a multi-purpose arena located at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds. Also called the Big House, the arena can seat 10,944 people and is the third largest multi-use arena owned by Oklahoma City after the Ford Center and the Cox Convention Center arena. When it was opened, the building had the largest such roof in the world and was named on the James Norick State Fair scene during the mayor of CCC.
The big house at OKC was the home of the Central Hockey League franchise, the Oklahoma City Blazers from 1965 to 1977, and also plays host to the state high school basketball playoffs. The Oklahoma State Fairs now host horse events, rodeos and horse shows, while both the State Fairs and the Grand House serve as reserve facilities for sporting events and concerts.
The State Fair Park, OKC, was the place where the exhibition season ended in 2008. Thanks to its magnificent equipments for horses, it is a preferred destination for horse shows and continues to be known as the Capital of Horse Shows. The multipurpose arena is also home to the hugely popular annual fair. The 2009 edition of the Fair is highly anticipated, as will the previous editions of the event, and will be held in the park from 21 to 27 September.
Visitors to the city staying at OKK hotels can check out the Oklahoma State Fair Arena, Oklahoma City. The hotels in the center of OCC maintain a reputation for hospitality and comfort at economical prices for visitors to this bustling city.