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Upcoming Events in Atoka Oklahoma


April

21 Atoka Trail Riders Annual $10,000 Cash Giveaway! - The Atoka Trail Riders will be giving away $10,000 in cash! With only 250 tickets printed this opportunity provides excellent odds at walking away a lucky winner. Tickets not only include a chance to win cash, but also include a smoked meat dinner for two with all the fixings

For more information contact Alice Foran at 580-889-0589 or visit our web site at www.atokatrailriders.com.

Address: Caney Rodeo Arena , Atoka, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-889-0589 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.atokatrailriders.com

June

2 Atoka County Wide Garage Sale - Atoka County Wide Garage Sale.

Ph: 580-889-2410 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.atokachamber.com

September

6 Western Heritage Day - Address: Downtown Atoka , Atoka, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-889-2410 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.atokachamber.com

7 - 8 Atoka Trail Riders Annual Rodeo - Come Join Us For Clean, Family Fun Entertainment! IPRA Sanctioned. The stock producer is Kyle Robison with Big Horn Rodeo Company. $4000 added money. $500 per event.

Bareback Riding
Saddle Bronc Riding
Ranch Bronc-No added Money
Steer Wrestling
Calf Roping
Breakaway Roping
Team Roping
Barrel Racing
Bull Riding

Address: ATR Arena Grounds , Atoka, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-378-2221 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.atokatrailriders.com

15 Good Old Days Festival - Good Old Days Festival in Stringtown.

Ph: 580-346-7232 (Always call and confirm events)

22 TAYLOR’S RUN 5K and 1 Mile Walk - TAYLOR’S RUN 5K and 1 Mile Walk – Saturday at 8 a.m. starts and Ends at Atoka High School, 800 S. Greathouse Drive

Race day registration and packet pick-up will be from 6:30-7:30. For more information or to register,

visit www.signmeup.com.

For more information call Stephanie Henderson at 580-378-2448 or 580-239-1791.

Address: Atoka High School , Atoka, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-378-2448 (Always call and confirm events)

October

6 Wampus Cat Classic Golf Scramble - Wampus Cat Classic Golf Scramble – Saturday 9:00 a.m. at Atoka Trails Golf Course – Registration 8:30 a.m.

Address: Atoka Trails Golf Course , Atoka, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-889-7171 (Always call and confirm events)

November

Middle Boggy Creek Reenactment - A re-enactment of the Battle of Middle Boggy is hosted every 3rd year by the Atoka County Historical Society on the Confederate Memorial Museum grounds. The next re-enactment will be held in the year 2015.

Admission

For more information call the Oklahoma Historical Society (405) 522-5235
or the Confederate Memorial Museum (580) 889-7192

Confederate Memorial Museum
P.O. Box 245, north edge of Atoka on US-69.
Atoka, OK 74525
(580) 889-7192

Ph: 580-889-7192 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.civilwaralbum.com/atoka/battle.htm

December

30 - 1 Christmas Craft Show - Christmas Craft Show – North Delaware.

Ph: 580-889-7337 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber1atoka@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.atokachamber.com/

1 Lighted Christmas Parade - 6:00 p.m. downtown Atoka. Float Entry Fee $25 all other $15. Prizes for Floats- 1st Place – $300, 2nd place – $200, 3rd place – $100. Walking Groups-1st Place – $50, 2nd place – $25. Vintage Vehicle-1st Place $200, 2nd Place $100. Horse Drawn-1st Prize $100, 2nd Prize $50.

Call Chamber office 580-889-2410 for more information.

Ph: 580-889-2410 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.atokachamber.com/

1 Chili Cook-Off and Dessert Competition - Set up location will be on N. Penn St in the Penn & A Church of Christ parking lot. Registration forms MUST be completed and returned to Sharpe’s or Kathryn’s Flowers.

No registration fee for Cook Off events. Go by the Atoka Chambers of Commerce office for rules and form.

PRIZE MONEY WILL BE AWARDED!!! 1st Place = $250, 2nd Place = $125 and 3rd Place = $75

Address: Penn & A Church of Christ parking lot---N. Penn St. , Atoka, Oklahoma
Email: chamber1atoka@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.atokachamber.com/

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Confederate Cemetery

The "burying ground" was first used by emigrants traveling on the Butterfield Stage road who camped at a spring, which was later called "Harkins' Spring," just north of the Middle Boggy River (today known as the Muddy Boggy).

Atoka, OK Cemeteries

Boggy Depot Townsite

Prelude to a State Boggy Depot's contribution to Oklahoma outlasted all her structures, for it was the source of the state's name. Chief Allen Wright, principal chief of the Choctaw Nation, suggested the word "Oklahoma" (meaning "Red People") in 1866

Atoka, OK Historic Towns

Butterfield Stage Line

Standing at the forefront of the old Butterfield road imagine the stage coach hustling along the old wooden fence line up the well-ridden ruts that are still visible today and coming to an abrupt halt at the rest stop. The Butterfield Overland Mail route directed its route to Boggy Depot in 1858

Atoka, OK Railroad History

Confederate Memorial Museum and Cemetery

The museum offers a unique look into the varied history of southeastern Oklahoma. From pre-historic bones, the Choctaw Trail of Tears and a stop on the Butterfield Stage Line, to homegrown talents Reba McEntire and the late Lane Frost, the museum and it'

Atoka, OK Museums


Things to do near Atoka, OK

Arbuckle Wilderness

Drive-through exotic animal theme park, food court, gift shop; seasonal rides and activities, games....