Last Chance Stampede & Fair

60th Last Chance Stampede and Fair July 28-31, 2021

We are excited to bring you Jake Owen Live in Concert for the 2021 Last Chance Stampede and Fair, to purchase tickets click on HERE.

The “Last Chance Stampede Rodeo” has been voted the Medium Rodeo of the year in 2017 and Most improved Rodeo of the year in the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit in 2009 and 2010 and in 2011! Three-time PRCA Rodeo Announcer of the Year, Wayne Brooks will again call the action.

The new grandstand has seating for 4,600 and has twice as many women’s restroom facilities as in the past. It also has an elevator to the top of the grandstands for access to ADA approved seating. This is the premiere outdoor venue in the State of Montana.

The 36,000 square foot, air conditioned Exhibit Hall hosts 4-H and open competitive exhibits where you can view all the winning entries from photography to quilts, 50 commercial vendors and an entertainment stage and other great events. Northstar Amusements Carnival sets up over 20 rides with a separate area for younger children in our popular “Kiddie Carnival”. There are over 20 food vendors on site with additional commercial vendors and displays outside, an outdoor entertainment tent and petting zoo. The “Last Chance Stampede and Fair” offers something fun for everyone!


The week kicks off with the Kid’s Stick Horse Rodeo, sponsored in part by Big Sky Brokers, The Mighty Mo and Pepsi of Helena at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Park, near the Picnic Shelter. Sign ups are at 8:00 a.m. Show starts at 9:00 a.m.  The Fair opens with commercial & 4-H exhibits, food vendors and Northstar Amusements carnival at 5 pm. Things really get going with our Night Show that begins at 6:30 pm.



Thursday  “Military Appreciation Night” (Proudly sponsored by Boeing) PRCA Rodeo in the evening.


Friday features “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night” at the rodeo.


Saturday starts with the Stampede and Parade downtown @ 12:00, the 4-H livestock sale begins at 9 am and the final performance of the PRCA Rodeo in the evening featuring the honoring of all the 4-H kids hard work throughout the year. 

Stampede Host Hotels


Stay at one of our host hotels and ask them about the discount if you are here for a Fairgrounds events.  Call 443-2100 for Delta Hotels and 513-1140 for Comfort Suites. .