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2024 Events-

March 23rd- Easter Scramble

This is a fun-filled event, kids can search for hidden eggs as well as participate in other fun activities. It takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Choctaw Creek Park, offering an enjoyable experience for children and families to celebrate Easter together. Easter Scramble 2024

April 20th- Color Run- Choctaw High School Student Council - Sponsored Event

The Choctaw High School Student Council is hosting a Color Run at Choctaw Creek Park on April 20th, supporting their philanthropic initiative, GOLD RUSH. Proceeds benefit CALM WATERS, an organization that provides free grief counseling to local children and families. This inclusive event welcomes everyone- fostering community cohesion and well-being while creating a beneficial influence. Click here for registration

April 27th - Arbor Day-

Join us in celebrating Arbor Day in Choctaw! Mark your calendars for April 27th from 11am to 2pm at Choctaw Creek Park as we come together to celebrate the beauty and importance of trees! Arbor Day is a wonderful opportunity to appreciate nature and give back to our community. We invite the community to volunteer and join us in planting trees throughout the park. Whether you're a seasoned green thumb or just looking to lend a helping hand, your participation is invaluable in making Choctaw even greener and more vibrant. Let's make a difference together! See you there!

May 3rd- Friday Nights in the Park (Begins)

Friday Nights in the Park is a farmers market event that takes place every Friday from May 3rd to September 27th. It offers a lively atmosphere where local farmers, artisans, and food vendors gather to showcase their products. Patrons can enjoy a diverse range of fresh produce, handmade crafts, delicious food, and live entertainment. Event Page

June 7th- Chamber Auction- The Choctaw Area Chamber of Commerce- Sponsored Event

The Chamber auction is a fundraising event aimed at supporting the organization's initiatives and activities. Attendees can participate in live and silent auctions, enjoy local food, and engage in networking opportunities while contributing to the chamber's ongoing efforts to promote business growth and community development. Contact the Choctaw Chamber of commerce for more information.

June 15th- Summer Night in the Park

Information about Summer Night in the Park is coming soon...

July 4th- Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day at Choctaw Creek Park! Join us for a spectacular event featuring fireworks and an array of lively booths. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the festive atmosphere, indulge in delicious food, explore the various vendors, and witness a dazzling firework display that will light up the night sky. Event page

August 24th- Old Timers Day 2024 "WELCOME BACK"

Old Timer's Day is making a comeback to Choctaw. This event celebrates the city's founding on August 28, 1893. Choctaw is the oldest chartered city in Oklahoma and is named after the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company. Events include a parade on Friday, August 23rd at 6:30 PM. On Saturday, August 24th in Choctaw Creek Park, there will be music, activities, and vendors all day, culminating in an evening dance at the Large Pavilion that starts at 8 PM. Event Page

September 2nd- Classic Car Show- Sponsored Event

Rev up your engines and head to Choctaw Creek Park for a spectacular Car Show! This exciting event brings together car enthusiasts of all ages to admire a stunning display of classic cars, vintage vehicles, and sleek modern automobiles.

September 6th- Pepper Festival- Sponsored Event

Get ready for a sizzling and spicy event at Choctaw Creek Park - this festival promises a vibrant atmosphere filled with delicious eats, unique vendors, and lively entertainment. Join us at the Pepper Festival in Choctaw Creek Park to ignite your taste buds and embrace the fiery spirit of this flavorful event.

September 14th- Annual Fishing Derby

Calling all young anglers! Don't miss the Annual Fishing Derby for Kids at Ten Acre Lake Park! This exciting event invites children of all skill levels to cast their lines and reel in the fun. With plenty of fish stocked in the lake, participants have a great chance of landing a catch. Event Page

October 11th- 13th- The Highland Gathering- Sponsored by The United Scottish Clans of Oklahoma

Experience the enchanting allure of Scotland and the Celtic nations at Choctaw Creek Park! The United Scottish Clans of Oklahoma's Highland Gathering is a captivating weekend filled with a delightful array of activities and entertainment that will transport you to the heart of Scottish traditions. Kick off the festivities with a traditional Scottish fire ceremony, followed by a lively ceilidh filled with folk music, singing, dancing, and storytelling. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the Lonach Gathering and the Braemar Gathering, with Highland games, massed pipe bands, highland dancing, Celtic-themed vendors, and delectable food trucks offering Scottish and global cuisine. Explore clan tents, delve into your genealogy, learn Gaelic, and witness the vibrant atmosphere of the Crofter's Village and Children's Glen. As you revel in the festivities, don't miss the opportunity to embark on a whisky tasting journey through the Scottish highlands. Sample five single-malt Scotch whiskies, each representing a distinct region, and discover the unique characteristics, distillation history, and intriguing facts behind each whisky. This extraordinary event at Choctaw Creek Park promises an immersive experience that celebrates the rich heritage and cultural treasures of Scotland and the Celtic nations.

October 5th- BBQ Festival- The Choctaw Area Chamber of Commerce - Sponsored Event

Get ready for a smokin' hot event at Choctaw Creek Park - the BBQ Festival! Indulge in a mouthwatering celebration of all things barbecue, where pitmasters showcase their grilling skills and tantalize your taste buds with a variety of delicious smoked meats and flavors.

November 11- Veteran's Day Block Party- Sponsored Event

Join us in honoring and expressing gratitude to the brave men and women who have served our nation at the Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day. This commemorative event pays tribute to our veterans, showcasing their sacrifices and celebrating their service.

December 14th- Christmas in the Park

Experience the magic and joy of the holiday season at Choctaw Creek Park's "Christmas in the Park" event! With activities for all ages, holiday-themed games, and delicious treats, Christmas in the Park at Choctaw Creek is the perfect way to create cherished memories and embrace the spirit of the season. Event Page

Also visit The Choctaw Community Bulletin Board for other community websites and calendars.

VENDORS - PLEASE COMPLETE and return to City Hall

Special Event Vendor application (fillable PDF)

If you're planning an event open to the public:

Special Event permit application (PDF)

Peddler / Solicitor applicants:

Peddler's License application (PDF)

For all city events click the events button below-

Contact us

Jonathan Sullivan

Special Events Coordinator:

Physical Address

2500 N Choctaw Rd

Choctaw, OK 73020

Phone: (405) 803 - 0210