Ponca City, Oklahoma

Upcoming Events in Ponca City Oklahoma


February

27Groundhog Run - USATF certified courses/sanctioned event. 15 km Race @ 9:00 a.m. - 5 km Fun Run @ 9:15 a.m.

Come dressed to run. Scenic, hilly, loop on paved roads around lake and golf course. Restrooms at start/finish. Playground area for kids!

Address: Lake Ponca Shelter House , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-765-7855 (Always call and confirm events)

May

26Iris Festival - Entries accepted Friday, May 1 from 5 pm to 8 pm. Vases and entry tags will be furnished. Irises will be judged. All entries will receive participation ribbons, youth and adults. There will be a Best of Show, Horticulture Excellence, and Junior Achievements awarded as well.

Exhibits - Grade School Art Classes, Arizona Jewelry, The Quilt Pantry, Ruth Ann's Crafts. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address: Attucks Community Center, 1013 S 12th , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-2387 (Always call and confirm events)

26Lincoln Lion Craft Bonanza - We will be displaying local artisans and their crafts. All proceeds from booth sales go to PTO to support our elementary students.

Address: 1501 W. Grand Ave. , Ponca City, OK 74601 , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-5455 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: evelie.a@sbcglobal.net
Fee: none

June

31OK0610029e003 - Ponca CityAnnual Herb Festival - Grab your basket, don a straw hat and take a stroll through the many stalls of herbs, crafts and unique gifts at Ponca City's June Herb Festival celebrating the gardening spirit at the beautiful LA Cann Gardens, a 10 acre showcase of color, texture, fragrance and landscape architectural beauty.

The festival offers vendors, music, food, plants and a number of seminars throughout the day on herbs, horticulture and outdoor design. Expect sessions on growing and using herbs, garden recipes, wildflowers, herbal teas and bath products, roses and landscaping.

There will be over 80 vendors from across the Midwest. Lots of returning vendors plus lots and lots news vendors. Offering a wide variety of herbs, annual and perennial plants, gardening accessories, plus lots of art and crafts.

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Sponsored by the Sage, Rosemary & Thyme Garden Club.

Address: L. A. Cann Memorial Gardens, 14th and Grand , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-718-0027 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: poncacityherbfestival@hotmail.com

31Annual Cherokee Strip Corvette Show - 9 Classes and 3 Special Awards plus Best Of Show. Sponsored By: The Cherokee Strip Corvette Club & Pemberton Chevrolet. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Special Guests In Attendance: National Corvette Museum.

Address: Lake Ponca Park , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-761-5453 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cherokeestripcorvetteclub.com

31Show 'n Shine Classic Car Show - Registration open 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Awards at 3:00 pm. Registered car and car owner must be present to win any prizes and awards. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Address: Lake Ponca , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-1929 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.poncacitycarclub.com
Fee: Pre-registration $15 - Day of Show $20

68Red Line Cup Qualifier & Race For Life Weekend - Friday, June 12: Sign Up: 6:00 -7:30 PM - Race: 7:45 PM
Saturday, June 13: Sign Up: 1:00-2:30 PM - Race: 2:45 PM
Sunday, June 14: Sign Up: 1:00-2:30 PM - Race: 2:45

Contact: For More Information

Address: Sooner State BMX Park - Dan Moran Park, South Avenue , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-401-0055 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.soonerstatebmx.com

13 - 14Juneteenth Celebration - The Celebration will have games and events for children, 3 on 3 Basketball (entry and fee required), Bingo, music and free lunch.

The Rodeo will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday.....Cowboys and cowgirls wishing to enter in one of the events should contact D & R Rodeo Productions - Don Stephens at 918-428-1138.

It is going to be a great Juneteenth Celebration and we encourage everyone to come out and celebrate.

Address: Attucks Community Center & Park, 1001 S 12th , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-767-2499 (Always call and confirm events)

14Annual Multi-Cultural Rodeo - The annual multi-cultural rodeo will be held in Ponca City to commemorate Juneteenth, the annual commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. 8:00 PM. The rodeo will be sponsored by Attucks Community Alliance and Ponca City Network Group (PCNG).

Competitions will include tie down calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, ladies barrels, junior barrels (15 and under), peewee barrels (8 and under), bull riding and a special Pony Express Race. First-place prizes range from $260 to $290. Entry fees are $100.

Cowboys and cowgirls of all heritages interested in participating in the rodeo should call D & R Rodeo Productions, Don Stevens 918-428-1138. Others wanting information are welcome to contact Diane Anderson, 580-762-2499 or 767-3662 or Dwain West, 580-765-5428.

Address: 101 Rodeo Grounds, Ash and Prospect , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-2499 (Always call and confirm events)

July

4Freedom Festival - Independence Day festivities, include entertainment, military flyover, children's inflatables, flag raising ceremony, food and fireworks. 7am-10:30pm.

Address: Lake Ponca , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 866-763-8092 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sherbtd@poncacityok.com
Fee: Free

19 - 20Old-Time Cowboy Trader Days & Campout - This event will feature cowboy trade goods, chuckwagon food, live cowboy bands and entertainers, professional cowboy gunfighters, cowboy cow camps, gunfighters, gamblers, etc. All of the entertainers and performers will depict the period of pre-1840 through the Victorian era.

Event Hours: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm

Ph: 580-762-8837 (Always call and confirm events)
Directions: Camp McFadden is a 380 acre campground outside of Ponca City overlooking Kaw Lake, Oklahoma.

21 - 26Grand National Moto-Cross Races - This event is the grand finale resulting from over 100 events in 33 states and presents the top performers from their respective regions.

Address: AMBUC Raceway, Dead-End West Prospect , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-5502 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.nmamx.com
Fee: Adults $10. 5 & Under Free

August

79101 Wild West Rodeo - This annual PRCA rodeo honors the 101 Ranch, and was named Prairie Circuit Rodeo of the Year for 2003. Other entertainment includes a queen contest, wild cow milking, specialty acts and a downtown parade on Saturday at 10am. Visit our web site for complete rodeo history and much more. 8pm.

Address: 101 Rodeo Arena , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-763-7443 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.101ranchrodeo.com

28 - 30OK0610029e013 - Ponca CityAnnual Ponca Pow-Wow - The age-old Native American tradition of special gatherings for ceremonies and socializing is still held today in the form of Pow Wows. During spring, summer and fall, tribes throughout the area hold annual events which are open to the public. 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM.

Address: White Eagle Park , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-8104 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.poncacitytourism.com

September

22 - 23Country Harvest & Craft Festival - Billed as one of the largest antique and craft festivals in North Central Oklahoma, it is a shopper's delight. Bent willow furniture, heirloom antiques, and holiday fare are treasures to be found at this festival.

Highlight your calendar for the Friday and Saturday after Labor Day.

Address: Hutchins Auditorium , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-765-3746 (Always call and confirm events)

67Fine Arts Festival - The stately Soldani Mansion, a work of art in itself, is home to the Ponca City Art Center and its many activities. These include artists' exhibits, art classes, workshops and the annual Fine Arts Festival, a juried art show. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Address: Ponca City Art Center, 819 E. Central , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-765-9746 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pcartcenter@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.poncacitytourism.com

13OK0610029e015 - Ponca CityCherokee Strip Chili & Bar-B-Q Cook-Off - Chili and barbecue are the only menu choices on the grounds of the Lake Ponca Concession Area at the annual Cherokee Strip Chili Cook-Off and the Oklahoma State Barbecue Championship. All proceeds benefit Hospice of North Central Oklahoma. Chili and barbecue chefs arrive in Ponca City with favorite recipes and special ingredients ready to showcase their exclusive formulas. Hundreds of community volunteers make this annual event possible.

Even the young chefs market their cooking skills in the children's barbecue division. Macaroni and cheese from a box may be the recipe of choice for many young cooks, but these youth take pride in their culinary skills.

Big crowds and fine weather make the cook-off a success. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Address: Lake Ponca Concession Area , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-765-3669 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cherokeestripcookoff.com

26 - 27Standing Bear Pow-Wow - Over $12,000.00 in Cash Prizes with special "Winner Take All" contests.

* Friday starts with Gourd dancing beginning at 6:00 p.m. with Grand Entry at 7:00, Princess Selection, Intertribal dancing, Tiny Tots contests, Jr. / Teen Division contests, Golden Age contests and Exhibition dancing.
* Saturday starts with Gourd Dancing at 1:00, Special (afternoon only) The Traditional Meal served at 5:30, Grand Entry 7:00 p.m. then Intertribal Dancing, Adult contests, $1000. Fancy Shawl, $1000. Straight Dance, $1000. Men's Fancy Dance.

Address: Standing Bear Native American Memorial Park, Hwy 60 & Hwy 177 , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-762-1514 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.poncacitytourism.com

October

45Oktoberfest - Oktoberfest - Something For Everyone - This year's festival will take place Saturday from 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and as always, plenty of crafts, food for all tastes, continuous live entertainment and a classic car show.

Don't forget to mosey on over to Unity Gym, the location of many more arts and craft vendors.

A shuttle bus will run continuously from the JC Penney north parking lot to the Mansion. On Saturday you can catch a ride from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the Marland Mansion. Remember no ticket lines, sales go directly to the vendors. So come join your friends, family and neighbors for this annual fun filled event.

Address: Marland Mansion Grounds , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-767-0420 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: marlandmansion@poncacityok.com
Web: www.poncacitytourism.com
Fee: $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for children ages 7-11 and children under age 6 are free.

18Annual Whine and Cheese Festival - Ticket Price includes: International & Domestic Fine Wines - Local Area Wineries - Imported Beers - Gourmet Cheeses - Hors d'oeuvres & Desserts - Great Specialty Foods from Local Restaurants - Silent Auction featuring Art, Wine & Cheese Baskets and other donated gifts. Business Casual Attire Suggested. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

This event benefits The Ponca City Humane Society, Northern Oklahoma's Not-For-Profit Animal Shelter.

Address: Ponca City Art Center, 819 E Central , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-767-8871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $30/person or $50/couple

18McCord PTM Arts & Crafts Festival - Parents and Teachers of McCord announce a call for entry to the McCord PTM Annual Arts & Crafts Festival. The Arts & Crafts Committee invites all amateur artists, photographers, crafters, quilters, knitters, crocheters, gardeners and food preparers to start thinking about what you will be entering.
The festival will be held from 9:00 - 4:00, with set-up Friday evening. The McCord show features a large variety of unique handcrafted products, and will feature our First Annual McCord PTM Cook-Off this year.
The festival is heavily promoted in Ponca City and nearby communities via radio, newspaper, local business marquis, flyers and internet advertisement. McCord PTM is happy to report that many of our exhibitors return year after year to enjoy the hospitality of McCord's Parents & Teachers and the great turnout we always have during the festival. We invite you to join us for another great Arts & Crafts Festival!

Address: 977 S. McCord Road, Ponca City, OK 74604 , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-716-8012 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lesliestewart@cableone.net
Fee: Free

30Halloween Carnival - Ages 0 - 12. Costume prizes, games and lots of fun for the whole family. 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM.

Address: Downtown, City Hall , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-763-8082 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.poncacitytourism.com

November

1Celebrate Fall! Craft & Vendor Show - Craft & Vendor Show featuring the best & most unique area crafters & vendors

Address: 600 E. Overbrook Dr. Ponca City OK 74601 , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-670-4361 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lindamosgrove@hotmail.com
Fee: none

15YMCA Annual Turkey Trot 5K Race & 2K Family Fun Walk/Run - 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. and registration is $25.00 with T-shirts for the first 50 registrants

2K Family begins at 9:00 a.m. and registration is $2.00 with children 5 & under free.

Run/Walk will start and end at Centennial Plaza on Grand Avenue, in front of City Hall.

Address: Centennial Plaza In Front of City Hall , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-765-5417 (Always call and confirm events)

26 - 29OK0610029e020 - Ponca CityFestival of Angels - Ponca City's Holiday Lighting Celebration (over 260 displays at 4 citywide locations). Come see the largest animated Christmas light display in Northern Oklahoma and Southern Kansas. Visit our host angel at the Pioneer Woman to get your map of the other locations. Follow the lighted directional signs and experience a colossal exhibition of twinkling lights, heavenly angels, and animated displays throughout the city.

The Four Festival Locations Include:

* Fantasy Gardens - Cann Memorial Gardens, 14th & Grand Ave.
* Southern Hospitality - Marland's Grand Home, 10th & Grand Ave.
* Angel Host - stands 30ft tall to greet visitors at the Pioneer Woman Statue, 14th & Lake Road
* A Mile of Angels - Lake Ponca Park - 2 miles east on Lake Road then north to L.A. Cann Drive on Kyger Road

Tune your radio to 89.3 FM for Holiday Music as You Drive through Lake Ponca Park.

Night before Thanksgiving through December 30.

Ph: 580-762-2273 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.festivalofangels.net

26Christmas Tree Lighting & Caroling - Join us for the kickoff of the holiday season. Santa will be here with his helpers to turn on the holiday lights. Night before Thanksgiving

Remember to head for Festival of Angels "The Night The Lights Go On" Free Family Fun.... join us at Lake Ponca Park offering Hayrack Rides, Marshmallow Roasts, Hot Chocolate and Cookies.

Starts after the tree lighting.

Address: Downtown , Ponca City, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-767-0430 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: parkandrec@poncacityok.gov
Web: www.poncacitytourism.com

December

30 - 29OK0610029e021 - Ponca CityFestival of Angels - Ponca City's Holiday Lighting Celebration (over 260 displays at 4 citywide locations). Come see the largest animated Christmas light display in Northern Oklahoma and Southern Kansas. Visit our host angel at the Pioneer Woman to get your map of the other locations. Follow the lighted directional signs and experience a colossal exhibition of twinkling lights, heavenly angels, and animated displays throughout the city.

The Four Festival Locations Include:

* Fantasy Gardens - Cann Memorial Gardens, 14th & Grand Ave.
* Southern Hospitality - Marland's Grand Home, 10th & Grand Ave.
* Angel Host - stands 30ft tall to greet visitors at the Pioneer Woman Statue, 14th & Lake Road
* A Mile of Angels - Lake Ponca Park - 2 miles east on Lake Road then north to L.A. Cann Drive on Kyger Road

Tune your radio to 89.3 FM for Holiday Music as You Drive through Lake Ponca Park.

Night before Thanksgiving through December 30.

Ph: 580-765-2093 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.festivalofangels.net


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