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Upcoming Events in Altus Oklahoma


Monthly

Stock Car Races - The fast cars and the best drivers bring plenty of thrills for the fans. March through November.

Ph: 580-482-2754 (Always call and confirm events)

May

3 - 4OK0208001e021 - Altus Rock-N-Rumble Car Show & Cruise - Friday evening offers entertainment and an open cruise, while Saturday includes a car show, closed cruise in the evening and tailgate parties down Main Street.

Address: Jackson County Court House Square , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-482-2277 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 580-482-2279
Email: mainstreetaltus@sbcglobal.net
Web: mainstreetaltus.org/category/events/

June

8 Nick Williams Golf Tournament - 4-Person Scramble. Shot Gun Start at 7:30a.m. $200 per Team. Nick Williams is the coach of the AHS Wrestling Team and the AHS Golf Team. All proceeds will be distributed to Nick.

Address: The Greens of Altus , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-480-4522 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: altuschamber@altuschamber.com
Web: www.altuschamber.com

July

4 Car, Bike, Truck, & Tractor Show - Disabled American Veterans chapter 33 is hosting a Car, Bike, Truck, & Tractor show complete with MANY Arts & Craft vendors, so come one, come all!! This year's will be the biggest ever!!!!!

A pancake breakfast will be from 7am to 11am. If you are proud of yours, bring it! If you have something to sell call, spaces should still be available!

Address: 401 Falcon Rd. (Community Center) , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-477-0107 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: altuschapter_33dav@yahoo.com
Web: www.myspace.com/altuschapter_33dav
Fee: Free!

3 Spirit Sprint Triathlon - The inaugural Spirit Sprint Triathlon held in conjunction with the American Spirit Festival will kickoff our Independence Day celebration! The race will feature a 500-meter (10-lap) pool swim, a fast 15-mile out-and-back bike course on quiet country roads, and finish with a flat 5k run around the city reservoir. Our race will finish at the Hoyt Shadid Park where there will be fun and festivities for the entire family, culminating in an evening fireworks display.

Address: Hoyt Shadid Park , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-482-0210 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.altuschamber.com

4 American Spirit Festival - July 4th - Full weekend of festivities including softball tournaments, talent shows and fireworks displays. Handicap Accessible.

Ph: 580-482-0210 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: donnar@altuschamber.com
Web: www.altuschamber.com
Fee: Free

August

22 - 24 Great Plains Stampede PRCA Rodeo - Hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls come to Altus from across the Southwest for Bull Riding, Barrel racing, Modern saddle bronc riding, Bareback bronc riding, Team roping, Tie-down roping, Steer wrestling, Miniature Bull Riding, and all the rodeo trimmings. Parade. 8pm.

Address: Rodeo Arena , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-482-0210 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: donnar@altuschamber.com
Web: www.greatplainsstampederodeo.com

22 - 24 Jackson County Fair - Livestock exhibits, demonstrations, displays, sale of hand crafted items. Childrens tour and games, crop judging, farm-hand Olympics, turtle races and frog jumping contest, live-stock skill-a-thon, annual weiner dog race, tractor pedal pull contest, beautiful baby contest, dance, petting zoo.

Address: Expo Center , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-482-0823 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: oces.okstate.edu/jackson/jackson-county-fair

October

5 Cotton Pickin' Chili Cookoff - Festivities begin at 10 am. There has been attendance of over 2500 people the day of the event with over 50 BBQ, Chili & Salsa entries to taste!!! Cash Prizes & Trophy’s for First, Second & Third in each category.
Spectators can enjoy tasting chili beginning at 10:30 am. Tasting Kits $3.00.
Kevin Law and his border collies will perform at 11 am & again at 1:15 pm.
Entertainment on stage 11:15 am; Wichita Mountain Bluegrass Band Entertainment on stage 11:45 am, Read Southall Awards on stage at 1:30 pm.

Vendors welcomed by reservation only and will be open at 10 am. Farming Displays will be open at 10 am. Judging begins 10 am.

Ph: 580-482-2277 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mainstreetaltus@sbcglobal.net
Web: mainstreetaltus.org/category/events/
Fee: Free

November

22 - 28 Christmas in the Park - Thousands of lighted trees & figurines, walking tours of the park, Santa & his elves, a nativity scene, lighted train rides around the park and holiday music. Free trolley rides available also. Daily from dusk to 10pm.

Address: Hightower Park, 1100 E. Broadway , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-482-0210 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.altuschamber.com/
Fee: Free

December

29 Christmas in the Park - Thousands of lighted trees & figurines, walking tours of the park, Santa & his elves, a nativity scene, lighted train rides around the park and holiday music. Free trolley rides available also. Daily from dusk to 10pm.

Address: Hightower Park, 1100 E. Broadway , Altus, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-482-0210 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.altuschamber.com/
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Altus Air Force Base

Altus Army Air Field began training pilots to fly twin-engine aircraft in 1943. At the end of World War II, the Army stopped using the field and it was closed in 1945. The Air Force activated Altus Air Force Base in 1953. A Tactical Air Command troop carrier wing operated from Altus for 10

Altus, OK Military Bases

The Vision Seeker

Standing in East Ciy Park, "The Vision Seeker"

Altus, OK Arts


Western Oklahoma State College

Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest continuing two year college in Oklahoma. An emphasis in academic transfer and more than 59

Altus, OK Colleges

Museum of the Western Prairie

The Museum of the Western Prairie examines the development of Southwest Oklahoma, the geographic area bounded by the North Fork of the Red River, the 100th Meridian and the Red River. The area, organized in 1873

Altus, OK Museums

Things to do near Altus, OK

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