Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Upcoming Events in Sallisaw Oklahoma


19 - 20OK0315045e001 - Sallisaw Sequoyah County HCE Quilt Show - Our Quilt Show is one of the best around. It has become so successful we have moved it to the fairgrounds. We hope this will make it more accessible for everyone. ~ The Road to Oklahoma quilt pattern has been chosen for a second year, made by the quilters of the Sequoyah County HCE. Chances may be purchased from any HCE member for the amount of $2.00. The drawing will be held Saturday. This is a open quilt show to anyone that would like to enter. Entry forms can be picked up at the OSU Extention Office or by calling Teo Hair, 918-962-6223.

The ladies of the Sequoyah County HCE will host a tea room, Friday consisting of salad bar, drink and dessert for $5.00. Saturday dessert and drinks will be $2.00. All food items are provided by HCE members.

We welcome our two vendors back this year, Crooked Creek Quilters from Greenwood, AR and Central Sewing Center from Fort Smith, AR. This ladies provide many items for sale for the quilters attend our show, plus many ideas. Funds raised from the show will help provide an award banquet for the Sequoyah County 4-H, as well a scholarship for an outstanding Sequoyah County 4-H senior.

Friday 9-7 Saturday 9-3.

Address: Sequoyah County Fairgrounds , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-4838 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission of $2.00 into the quilt show either day, will also register you into the drawing.


30 - 1 Diamond Daze Festival - 3 day event which includes full carnival, Nashville entertainment, car show, wiener dog races, steak cook-off, arts & crafts and food vendors.

Address: Sallisaw High School Complex , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 918-775-4021
Fee: Parking fee only


4 Freedom Fest - Sallisaw - Free fire truck rides, concessions and fireworks show at dusk. 7:00 PM.

Address: Football Stadium , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

25 - 27OK0315045e002 - Sallisaw Sallisaw IPRA Rodeo - The Sallisaw Rodeo has been an annual event since 1944 and draws over 10,000 people to Green Country. Sponsored and operated by the Sallisaw Lion's Club and the Sallisaw Lion's Rodeo, Inc., the twelve event rodeo is IPRA sanctioned and attracts 175 to 200 participants showcasing some of the county's elite athletes in rodeo competition. Witness as talented cowboys and cowgirls compete for thousands of dollars in prize money in bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and bull riding.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the rodeo has its permanent facility located on an 8 acre tract in the North section of Memorial Park.

Rodeo parade scheduled on Thursday at 5:30pm, as well as an evening dance featuring lively Western music on Friday at 8pm.

Enjoy watching the hilarious antics of the clowns. Professional announcers will also be on-hand to call every second of activity so make your way to Sallisaw and enjoy the excitement of rodeo action

Address: Rodeo Grounds , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-774-5497 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission: $5.00 Adults, $2.00 Children


31OK0315045e006 - Sallisaw Kerr Lake Bassnanza - The Sallisaw Chamber has sponsored Bassnanza for 9 years. Each year the Tournament grows in number of fishermen. The event is held on the Arkansas River/Kerr Lake area. Prize money of over $10,000 total is given to fishermen in 10 places with first place being $4,000. A Big Bass prize is also given to the largest single fish caught. The Tournament is managed by Extreme Fishing League of the Skeeter Trail Team. Bree Bassnanza logo t-shirts are given to entrants anong with a full, free hamburger meal at the weigh-in sight.

Address: Take off at Applegate Cove Marina , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $150 Entry Fee per boat / $25 Big Bass entry per boat


7 Christmas Parade - The annual Christmas Parade is always held the 2nd Saturday of December at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy the parade and then visit Santa's Workshop for games and crafts for children 12 and under. The Sallisaw Chamber sponsors the Parade and gives cash prizes to float winners in 3 categories.

Address: Downtown , Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Ph: 918-775-2558 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Blue Ribbon Downs

Blue Ribbon Downs is Oklahoma's oldest racing facility and first pari-mutuel race track. Located on 165 acres bordered on the south by I-40 and on the north by Highway 64, is only 20 miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas, 101 miles southeast of Tulsa and 159

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Outdoor Mural

This nearly block-long mural illustrates historical events throughout Sequoyah County in a collage of 21 paintings.

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Overstreet-Kerr Historical Farm

At the Overstreet-Kerr Farm visitors may glimpse life on this working farm as it was in the early 20th century. See the lavishly restored, 1895, antique filled, 14-room pioneer home that is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places

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WPA High School

This 1940 WPA High School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used as a community center as a memorial to Argayle Quesenbery.

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Sequoyah Statue

Sequoyah, the Cherokee soldier and teacher, gained world-wide fame when he devised the Cherokee syllabary. His statue is in the Nation's Capitol as one of Oklahoma's two greatest men. The giant redwood trees of California are named for him. The statue is located on the grounds of Sequoyah'

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