Since the late 1800's the fairgrounds has been a meeting place for a picnic in the park, a relaxing time feeding and watching the ducks and geese at the pond, or attending one of the many functions that are hosted here. The fairgrounds has events scheduled throughout the year including trade shows, concerts, dog shows and many equine events. The grounds and facilities are available for both public and private events. Camping, park, horse stalls, picnic shelters, and a new 36,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall with a new rodeo arena and covered grandstands. Home of the Last Chance Stampede and Fair held annually the last week in July.