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Upcoming Events in Okmulgee Oklahoma


May

27 Doo-Dah Day Lake Run Car Show - Join us for this car, truck and motorcycle show with crafts and food vendors. Sat 8am-4pm.

Address: Dripping Springs State Park , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-756-5971 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: okmulgee@oklahomaparks.com
Fee: Free Admission, Handicap Accessible

June

13 - 16 Muscogee Creek Nation Festival & Rodeo - Annual celebration of the Muscogee Creek Nation that includes a powwow and stomp dance, entertainment, Indian art market, demonstrations and art classes, competitive sports, rodeo events and much more. Everyone welcome! 8am-10pm. Handicap Accessible. Always the 4th weekend in June.

Address: Creek Complex. , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-732-7992 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@muscogeenation-nsn.gov
Web: www.themuscogeecreeknation.com
Fee: Free Admission

July

2 Fireworks Display - Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display and concessions.

Address: Harmon Stadium , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-756-6172 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: okmulgeeinfo@okmulgeechamber.org
Web: www.okmulgeeonline.com

6 - 7 Creek Capitol Swap Meet - Address: Fairgrounds. , Okmulgee, Oklahoma

August

Scrap Happy Quilt Show - Scrap Happy Quilt Guild presents "Every Quilt is a Star" Quilt Show. 150 to 200 quilts will be on display. There will also be a Country Store, Old Fashioned Bed Turning, Demonstrations, Donation Quilt giveaway. Home cooked lunch and desserts can be purchased on site. Hours for both days 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Address: Okmulgee County Fairgrounds , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-902-1999 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ronnieashford@yahoo.com
Fee: $3.00

20 Summer Sidewalk Sale - Downtown.

25 - 27 Bluegrass Festival -

Address: Dripping Springs Park , Okmulgee, Oklahoma

2 - 3 Roy LeBlanc Okmulgee Invitational Rodeo - This rodeo is one of the largest African-American sporting events in America, as well as one of the oldest. Weekend activities also include a festival and parade. Fri - Sat 8pm.

Address: Bob Arrington Arena/Creek Nation , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-758-1015 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.okmulgeeonline.com

September

29 - 31 Okmulgee County Fair - Come to the Okmulgee County Fair in Okmulgee for a myriad of exhibits, livestock shows, livestock judging, a horse show and cattle displays. This annual county free fair also features a variety of commercial booths, baked good sales, canning sales, quilting displays and much more. Visitors to the Okmulgee County Fair will also enjoy plenty of delicious fair food and a Saturday family festival where kids can have their faces painted and play free games.

Address: County Fairgrounds , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-758-1015 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.okmulgeeonline.com

31 Septemberfest - Gospel singing, food and fun are planned at this annual music celebration.

Address: Dripping Springs Park , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-756-5971 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: okmulgee@oklahomaparks.com
Fee: Free Admission, Handicap Accessible

7 - 9 Trail of Tears Remembrance Motorcycle RIde - The 2009 Trail of Tears Remembrance Motorcycle Ride from Chattanooga, TN to Okmulgee. Begin in Chattanooga, TN on Sept. 19 and arrive in Okmulgee, OK on Sept. 21.

Ph: 800-868-8747 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jimanddeedunn@hotmail.com
Web: www.trailoftears-remembrance.org
Fee: Free

20 - 22 Make-A-Wish Foundation Charity Trail Ride - Pick your ride--long, short, fast or slow--and enjoy a dinner, dance and auction following the ride. 7am-midnight.

Address: Okmulgee State Park , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-756-5971 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: okmulgee@onenet.net
Web: www.okmulgeeonline.com

October

14 Council House Indian Art Festival - Showcases Native American arts and crafts.

Address: Downtown Square , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-756-2324 (Always call and confirm events)

22 - 5 Terror in the Timbers - MONDAYS & TUESDAYS -

Address: 3 1/2 Miles West of Hwy 75 and 20th Street , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-758-1015 (Always call and confirm events)

November

31 - 2 Dripping Springs Rendezvous - 1830s reenactment with primitive skills demonstrations, a black powder shoot, bow shoot and crafts.

Address: Dripping Springs State Park , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-756-5971 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: okmulgee@onenet.net
Web: www.okmulgeeonline.com

December

23 Festival of Lights Parade - One of the state's oldest nighttime parades and with over a million lights.

Ph: 918-758-1015 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: okmulgeemainstreet@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.okmulgeeonline.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Creek Nation Tribal Complex

The Creek Nation Tribal Complex serves as the government headquarters for the Creek Nation including all divisions of tribal government.

Okmulgee, OK Ethnic Heritage

OSU-Okmulgee

OSU-Okmulgee is a vital part of the community. The university, with a world-class reputation, provides over 40 degree programs in advancing technologies and an outstanding culinary arts program as well.

Okmulgee, OK Colleges

"Skyscraper"

The Commerce Building, Okmulgee's Skycraper, was built by the Commerce Investment Company in 1921

Okmulgee, OK Historic Buildings

Okmulgee County Courthouse

The Okmulgee County Court House was completed in 1918, with marble walls and floors. The bonds for the court house had been sold to Katie Fixico, a wealthy Creek Indian, whose house has long housed the restaurant known as "The Southern Mansion."

Okmulgee, OK Historic Courthouses

Oil Mansions

Okmulgee is very uncommon. Steeped in history, Okmulgee is home to an eclectic mix of people, buildings, and cultures. Oilmen and money carved Okmulgee out of terra cotta and stone. The city boasts some of the finest architecture and architectural details in the state.

Okmulgee, OK Historic Homes

Things to do near Okmulgee, OK

LaQuinta Foster Mansion

Circa 1932. A 32 room Spanish-style mansion. ...

Scissortail Gallery of Fine Art

Original oil, acrylic, pen and ink, clayboard and bronze pieces from national Wildlife artists and "Cowboy Artists of America...