CALENDAR

May
25
Fri
PERUVIAN HORSE SHOW @ Stephens County Fair & Expo Center
May 25 – May 27 all-day

Come to Duncan and witness as stately Peruvian steeds are put through their paces at the Peruvian Horse Show. This NAPHA, or North American Peruvian Horse Association, sanctioned event spotlights the Peruvian horse’s beauty, unusual gait and smooth ride. Competitions for the event include combination pole and egg stomp, champagne and costume class, musical performance pairs and a parade of stallions, all showcasing the unique nature of this breed. Visit www.napha.net for more information.

WILL ROGERS STAMPEDE PRCA RODEO @ Will Rogers Stampede Arena
May 25 – May 27 all-day

Make your way to Claremore for all the excitement of the annual Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo.  Rodeo events include bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, muttin bustin’ for the kids, rodeo clowns and a dance following the nightly performance.  See area cowboys compete in steer wrestling, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding and more.  Vendors will be on-site to sell Western wear and goods to the crowds.  Pick up a cowboy hat and secure a spot in the stands for the Will Rogers Stampede PRCA Rodeo, an action-packed event you won’t want to miss.  Rodeo queens will also be on hand to lead the opening ceremonies.

May
30
Wed
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
May 30 @ 9:00 am

Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.

May
31
Thu
MAGNOLIA FESTIVAL OF OKLAHOMA @ Choctaw Event Center
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day

Honoring the heritage of Durant, also known as the “Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma,” the Magnolia Festival of Oklahoma will feature games and festivities perfect for a fun-filled family weekend. Festivities kick off on Memorial Day Weekend with the 77th annual Durant Riding Club Magnolia Rodeo. Festivities continue May 31 to June 2 with a variety of activities including a parade, 5K Fun Run, a bike tour, traditional Choctaw dancers and the Choctaw Princess Pageant. See www.magnoliafestival.com for details.

REDBUD SPECTACULAR HORSE SHOW @ Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
May 31 – Jun 10 all-day

The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association hosts the annual Redbud Spectacular at the Oklahoma State Fair Park. Come and cheer on competitors as they show their skills in roping, Western riding, speed events, reining, barrel racing and more from all different classes at this 11-day equestrian show. It is an American Quarter Horse Association sanctioned event, and riders who successfully compete in their category can move on to the AQHA World Championship Show. Visit www.okqha.com for additional information.

Jun
1
Fri
ROUTE 66 DAYS @ Ackley Park & Retail District
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day

Route 66 Days in Elk City features fun and excitement for the whole family. Shop ’til you drop in beautiful downtown at Route 66 Days as over 40 retail merchants roll out the savings for the once a year sale. There will also be a youth basketball tournament as well as a golf tournament for sports lovers and a city-wide garage sale, assuring there is something for everyone at Route 66 Days.

Jun
6
Wed
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am

Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.

Jun
7
Thu
101 WILD WEST RODEO @ 101 Rodeo Grounds
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day

2018 marks the 59th running of the 101 Wild West Rodeo, a PRCA rodeo that includes steer roping, team roping, bareback riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, bull riding and barrel racing. Each year’s rodeo continues the tradition of the original 101 Ranch Rodeo, established over 100 years ago by the Miller Brothers.  Rodeo performances are held at 8pm each night and include a free dance and concert immediately following that night’s events. The 101 Wild West Rodeo will feature barbecue Thursday night, as well as the event’s popular and much-anticipated rodeo parade on Saturday. A children’s rodeo will immediately follow the parade and stick around to see the crowning of this year’s rodeo queen and princess. Come to the 101 Wild West Rodeo for heart-pumping rodeo action at its best.

Jun
8
Fri
RED EARTH FESTIVAL @ Cox Convention Center
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day

The Red Earth Parade is part of the larger Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival.  This festival feature more than 1,200 American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America gathering to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world. For three exciting days, Oklahoma City will be at the center of Native American art and culture as more than 10,000 people gather to celebrate. Visit www.redearth.org for additional information.

Jun
9
Sat
WINES OF THE WEST @ Historic Stockyards City
Jun 9 all-day

Visit historic Stockyards City in Oklahoma City for Wines of the West Festival. Sample some of Oklahoma’s finest wines and get your “wine passport” stamped for a chance to win prizes. Previous wineries that have participated in the event include the Canadian River Winery, Plain View Winery, The Range Winery, StableRidge Winery, Whirlwind Winery and Woods & Waters Winery. This event marks the fifth annual festival celebrating Oklahoma’s wineries. A different wine will be provided in various Stockyards City businesses, which will also be offering discounts on their merchandise. Visit www.stockyardscity.org for more information.