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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

4 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

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

23 - 24 Scrap Happy Quilt Show - Scrap Happy Quilt Guild presents 150 to 200 quilts 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: St Anthony’s Catholic Church, 515 S Morton , Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-902-1999 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ronnieashford@yahoo.com
Fee: $5.00

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

Okmulgee Library

The Okmulgee Public Library, organized in 1907 by a local women's civic organization, was incorporated in 1910, and became a department of the City in 1914. The present Library building, the result of $100,000 in bonds voted for library purposes, was dedicated May 27, 1922

Okmulgee, OK Historic Buildings

Orpheum Theatre

Entertainment came of age in Okmulgee as a result of oil money. Okmulgee was home to two Vaudeville theatres, one of which still stands today. The Orpheum Theatre has undergone renovation and features first run movies and special events today. The Cook Theatre was built by L.H.D. Cook (

Okmulgee, OK Historic Theatres

Okmulgee Golf Course

For golfers, Okmulgee Country Club's course is open to the public on weekdays. Established in 1920 with a "very average" course, the country club now boasts of having one of the better 9-hole courses in the state. It is an attractive course benefiting from an aggressive tree planting program.

Okmulgee, OK Golf Courses

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

Creek Council House Museum

The heart of Okmulgee is the town square featuring the Creek Council House Museum. Erected in 1878, the museum building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is acknowledged as a National Historic Landmark. The Museum was established in 1923

Okmulgee, OK Museums

Things to do near Okmulgee, OK

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