Idabel, Oklahoma

Upcoming Events in Idabel Oklahoma


21 - 22 Spring Livestock Show & Sale - For more information on the show go to::::

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


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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)


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)


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

Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-5189 (Always call and confirm events)


27 - 31 McCurtain County Fair Bull Riding - Address: McCurtain County Fairgrounds , Idabel, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-286-7428 (Always call and confirm events)

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
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
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)


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)


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)
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)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

Champion Trees and Trails

What makes a "Champion Tree?"

Oklahoma's Champion Tree Register is a cooperative project of the Oklahoma Society of American Foresters, the Oklahoma Forestry Association and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, forestry Services.

Champion Trees are measured by their "bigness,"

Idabel, OK Tours

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

McAlester Building Foundation

The McAlester Building Foundation, in the old McAlester High School building, contains the Coal Miners Museum and several roo...