Touring The Martin County Fair’s New Home

The annual event has been one of the most popular in the region and will soon call the Treasure Coast Agriplex home

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Gorgeous grounds and gardens at Treasure Coast Agriplex. Rendering courtesy The Martin County Fair Association
Gorgeous grounds and gardens at Treasure Coast Agriplex. Rendering courtesy The Martin County Fair Association

The Martin County Fair will soon have a new home. For six decades, the annual event has been one of the most popular on the Treasure Coast, drawing more than 70,000 people each year. And now the Martin County Fair Association—the fair’s hosting organization—is moving to a new site: the Treasure Coast Agriplex. “The fair has outgrown the current location, so we’re moving just east of Indiantown Airport on Citrus Boulevard to a 100-acre property,” says Jay Spicer, executive director and fair manager of the Martin County Fair Association.

Familiarly known as the TC Agriplex, the project goes well beyond providing Martin County with new fairgrounds, with a slew of other activities and amenities planned on the property. “In the grand scheme of things, the fair is a tiny part of all this,” Spicer says. “We are going to be providing life-changing experiences for children at the TC Agriplex through educational components and by partnering with a wide variety of community nonprofits and organizations for different events throughout the year.”

Agland Farm, a working farm with animals and a livestock arena. Rendering courtesy The Martin County Fair Association
Agland Farm, a working farm with animals and a livestock arena. Rendering courtesy The Martin County Fair Association

The TC Agriplex aims to become Martin County’s top center for agricultural education through Agland Farm, where visitors will be able to learn about sustainable agriculture, food production and safety, organics, and more by experiencing the Agriplex’s agriculture museum and working farm with animals, gardens, and a livestock arena. Other exciting and unique features include an archery center, an equestrian center, motocross tracks, a 7,500-seat amphitheater, an exposition center, and an RV site for those who want to stay on the property for a while. “The Agriplex will be a community resource and an agritourism magnet,” Spicer says. “The Martin County Fair Association has a vision that goes beyond the Ferris wheel.”

Motocross track at Treasure Coast Agriplex. Rendering courtesy The Martin County Fair Association
Motocross track at Treasure Coast Agriplex. Rendering courtesy The Martin County Fair Association

The Martin County Fair Association hopes to open the TC Agriplex sometime in 2025, though the exact timeline depends on funding through donations and grants. To learn more about the Treasure Coast Agriplex or donate to the efforts, click here.

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