The Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center at Fair Park is a state-of-the-art multi-use facility located in the Agrarian District of the park.

Completed in September 2017, the BCLC is the newest building constructed at Fair Park and the first since 1993. The BCLC is a proud recipient of the Silver LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The two-story facility includes 11,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space, an auction arena with theater-style seating, pre-function areas, a banquet that can be subdivided into three areas and meeting space. The building has the capacity for 400 guests.

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Livestock Auctions, Conferences, Galas, trade shows, performances, concerts, markets, receptions, presentations, meetings, auto showcases


Grade-level backstage area, full audio/visual technology, reception area, expandable banquet space, pre-function space (4), large roll-up doors, vehicle access inside the building


  • Floor 1 - 7604 sq. ft. 
  • Banquet Hall - 5292 sq. ft. 
  • Holding Area - 4775 sq. ft. 

Building Specifications

  • Floor 1 Auditorium - 376
  • Lobby - 400
  • Floor 2 Seated - 264
  • Theater Style - 400
  • Classroom - 294