Residents pitch ideas for the future of Mont. Co. Fairgrounds

The University of Dayton and Premier Health announced plans to buy the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in January.

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Community members pitched their ideas for the future of the fairgrounds at an interactive workshop Thursday.

Premier Health and the University of Dayton formed a joint partnership to redevelop the Montgomery County fairgrounds and the new site will move to Judge Arthur O. Fisher Park in Jefferson Township. The fairground’s upgrade includes an allocation of $2,000,000 from Montgomery County to preserve the Roundhouse.

READ MORE: Firm chosen to redevelop Montgomery County fairgrounds

Premier Health and the University of Dayton chose planning NEXT as development firm to transform the 38 acres into a property with a ‘community-minded’ vision.

Photo provided by the The Montgomery County Fairgrounds

If you weren’t able to make it to the meeting, you can share your thoughts about the future of the Montgomery County fairgrounds on its website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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