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Upcoming Events in Idabel Oklahoma


February

21 - 22 Spring Livestock Show & Sale - For more information on the show go to::::
http://oces.okstate.edu/mccurtain/uploaded_files/2014SpringShow.pdf/

Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-3305 (Always call and confirm events)

April

29 - 23 -

30OK0105006e001 - Idabel Dogwood Days - Dogwood Days is a springtime festival celebrating the beautiful blooms of the thousands of Dogwood Trees in the Idabel area. This festival is held the first Saturday in April. The weekend festivities include a 5k Run/Walk, Volleyball Tournament, Easter Eggstravaganza, Barbecue Cook-off, retail sidewalk sales, food vendors, craft vendors, children's games, Dance Contest, Country Showdown, RV and Boat Show. Contact the Idabel Chamber of Commerce at 580-286-3305
Idabel Main Street Mighty Duck Race
Pony Rides and Childrens Games
Volleyball Tournament | and . . .

Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-3305 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: idabelchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.idabelchamberofcommerce.com

July

4 Fireworks Display - Sponsored by the Idabel National Bank.

Address: Idabel High School Warrior Stadium , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-7656 (Always call and confirm events)

August

26 - 28 McCurtain County Fair Rodeo - Rodeo August 1st, 2nd, & 3rd
The Annual McCurtain County Rodeo will be on August 1 - 3, 2013 at the McCurtain County
Rodeo Grounds in Idabel, OK. It is located across the street from the Fair Grounds.
This years' Rodeo will have many different events such as Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc
Riding, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing, Jr. Barrel Racing, Calf Tying, Team Roping & Bull
Riding!

Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-5189 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: idabelchamber@yahoo.com
Web: mccurtaincofreefair.com

September

27 - 31 McCurtain County Fair Bull Riding - Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-7428 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: idabelchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.idabelchamberofcommerce.com/FreeFair.ht

28 - 1 McCurtain County Free Fair - Tuesday, September 3
8:00am entries Open
7:00pm Entries Close
7:00pm Miss McCurtain County Pageant
5:00pm Carnival Opens thru Saturday Night

Wednesday, September 4
8:00am to 12:00pm-- Livestock Entries Only
9:00am Rabbit and Poultry Judging
9:00 am Exhibit Judging
12:00pm Livestock Entries Close (All Cards Due) and Animals in
Place
2:00pm Judge Breeding Sheep followed by Market Lambs
5:00 Goat Judging

Thursday, September 5
1:00pm Judging Breeding Cattle (Heifers then Bulls) followed by
Market Steers
4:00pm Judge Breeding Gilts followed by Market Swine

Friday, September 6
SCHOOL DAY_ SPECIAL CARNIVAL ATTRACTIONS
10:00am Parade (Downtown Idabel)
1:00pm Livestock Judging Contest

Saturday, September 7
10:00am Tractor Driving Contest
10:00am Talent Show
5:30pm Business Appreciation Dinner
6:00pm Awards Presentation & Premium Sale of Animals

Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-7428 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: mccurtaincofreefair.com

October

28 Annual FallFest - Fall brings falling leaves, football and fabulous festivals to Idabel. The annual Idabel, Oklahoma Fall Festival, always held the first Saturday in October, includes a variety of food vendors, children's activities and live entertainment. Enjoy this fun-filled family festival that includes food, arts and crafts, kids' games and more. Admission is free and so is the fun.

Ph: 580-208-2000 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: idabelchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.idabelchamberofcommerce.com

December

23 McCurtain County Historical Society Christmas Party - The Annual Christmas party at the Barnes Stevenson House will be held Saturday at 6:00 p.m.

Please bring finger foods. Drinks are provided including mulled cider, coffee, tea, soda pop and water.

Address: 302 S. E. Adams , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-933-7806 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ssm@writeme.com
Web: www.mccurtaincountyhistoricalsociety.com
Fee: Free

29OK0105006e009 - Idabel City of Lights Christmas Parade - The Idabel "City of Lights" Christmas Parade, one of the most beautiful and well-attended in the region, "kicks off" the Holiday Season in Idabel and McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Approximately 25,000 citizens and visitors will be on hand to watch the parade. 7:00 p.m.

Over 100 entries are expected to participate which will include bands from local and area schools, decorated floats by businesses, churches, schools and civic clubs, pageant winners riding in decorated vehicles, and horseback riders. Of course, Santa's first official visit to Idabel will take place as he arrives on a Fire Truck provided by the Idabel Fire Department.

Ph: 580-286-3305 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: idabelchamber@yahoo.com
Web: www.idabelchamberofcommerce.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Museum of the Red River

The Museum of the Red River attracts both scholars and vacationers with its outstanding American Indian collections and informative exhibits. Local prehistory and early Indian history is featured, but the museum'

Idabel, OK Museums

Ouachita National Forest

Over 1.6 million acres of natural wonders awaits you at one of the three national forests in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

The Ouachita National Forest is the oldest national forest in the South. The forest is named for the Ouachita Mountains, (pronounced, Wash'ita)

Idabel, OK National Forests

Red Slough Wetland Reserve Project

This premier birdwatching and waterfowl hunting area has sighted more than 270 bird species, including many that are rare to Oklahoma and not found elsewhere in the state. Birders have likened this area to the Gulf Coast habitats of Louisiana and Florida. The 5,814

Idabel, OK Wildlife Preserves

City of Murals

Tour downtown Idabel and see the murals painted by Idabel artist, Betty Helms, and her students. One mural is dedicated to Native American culture and another to dogwoods. Idabel'

Idabel, OK Arts

Things to do near Idabel, OK