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September 8-10, 2016  Bluegrass & Chili Festival
Claremore, Oklahoma
This annual event features the Mid-America Regional Chili Cook-off, a car show, Kiddie Korral, and three stages of entertainment. National, regional, and local artists will be performing bluegrass, country, and gospel music.

September 10, 2016 - Charlie Adams Day - Newkirk, Oklahoma
Charlie Adams Day is held in the heart of downtown Newkirk on the Courthouse Lawn from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  All of the entertainment is free. Many of the children's activities are also free of charge.  World Class Barbecue Is available with the purchase of a tasting kit.


The Heartland of the Prairies Dutch Oven Society prepare Cooking Demonstrations throughout the day And Free Dutch Oven Desserts.  There are also hot dogs and hamburgers available if barbecue is not your thing. We look forward to seeing you here.  Turtle races are on the schedule.

September 10-19, 2016
10th Annual Tulsa Restaurant Week
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Participating restaurants offer a prix-fixe Restaurant Week menu for lunch, brunch or dinner and agree to donate 10% of Restaurant Week menu sales for the entire week to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Again this year, the George Kaiser Family Foundation will match donations up to $25,000.

September 15-17, 2016  Tulsa Greek Festival - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life at Greek Holiday.  Sponsored by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Greek Holiday features a wide variety of activities–dining from a menu full of delicious home-cooked Greek foods, ethnic dancing, shopping for home-made Greek pastries, Greek jewelry and gifts, and imported foods.  Our parishioners and their friends have a great time hosting the festival. Greek Holiday organizers expect 4,000 to 5,000 guests to enjoy the new a la carte food line, which replaces the traditional Greek festival dinner.

September 15-18, 2016  Rock 'N Rib Festival - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Mark your calendars now for the 2016 Rib Crib's Rock ’n Rib Festival in Downtown Tulsa. Four days of championship BBQ and live music are slated for this September on the streets outside BOK Center. Bring the entire family and join us for Oklahoma's premiere celebration of award-winning ribs! BEST PART - ADMISSION IS FREE!

September 15-25, 2016  Oklahoma State Fair
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Visit the Oklahoma State Fair and don't forget to catch one of the fair's popular livestock or horse shows. Enjoy exciting PRCA rodeo action on Friday and stick around for a live concert following the event. Also, enjoy the hottest musical acts performing rock, country and pop during free concerts, held nightly.  The food is famous at the Oklahoma State Fair, so stop by and feast on huge cinnamon rolls dripping with icing, or cool off with an ice-cold jug of sweet root beer. There is something for every appetite at the Oklahoma State Fair including Indian tacos, funnel cakes, gyros, corn dogs, barbecue sandwiches, roasted corn on the cob, turkey legs and slices of piping-hot pizza.  Attendance: 1,000,000.

September 16-17, 2016 - 30th Annual Cherokee Strip Cook-Off
Ponca City, Oklahoma
A world-class barbecue competition complete with live musical entertainment, clowns, children's activities and much more. Purchase a tasting kit and enjoy mouthwatering cook-off entries submitted by professional barbecue cooks, and don't forget to vote for the People's Choice Award, given to crowd-selected favorites in barbecue and chili.


Vendors, cold beer and fun for the entire family.  Come out for fun, food and a day filled with entertainment and competition held on the banks of Lake Ponca in Ponca City, this Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned cook-off offers some of the tastiest barbecue around.

September 17, 2016
Oklahoma Wine Harvest Festival
Bristow, Oklahoma
Nuyaka Creek Winery.  Drink in the beauty of our vineyards and celebrate the wine grape harvest with our family.  Join our celebration of fine wines during the Nuyaka Creek Winery September Harvest Festival! More than just a showcase for great wine, the festival offers a fun filled day in the country, live music and the chance to visit with other Oklahoma folks interested in building a great wine industry for our state.

September 22-24, 2016  Heart of America Farm & Home Show
Beggs, Oklahoma
Due to an unfortunate season for the industries we serve, Heart of America Farm Show will not be held this year. We hope for the best to all our exhibitors and fans as they persevere through this season.

September 23-24, 2016  31st Annual MCHS Threshing Bee
Fairview, Oklahoma
Major County Historical Society.  An annual celebration of pioneer farm life with demonstrations using authentic farming equipment. Gas and steam engine show, antique car and truck show, antique farm equipment show, arts and crafts, food booths, musical entertainment, children's events, museum tours and more. Attend the Sunday morning service at the old Pioneer Church.

September 29-October 9, 2016  Tulsa State Fair - Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Tulsa State Fair is the City’s largest family event, providing educational experiences and entertainment during an 11-day span.  Annually held on the fourth Thursday after Labor Day, this historical event is based upon heritage, family values and quality entertainment for all ages.  It was first organized in 1903 as the “Tulsa County Free Fair” and developed into the Tulsa State Fair of today.  With the goal of providing and educational and entertaining experience to the community, it has over 100 years of history and continues to stand out as one of the premier fairs in the country.  Attendance: 1,000,000.

September 30-October 2, 2016  Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show
Tulsa, Oklahoma
The nation's great cake designers show off their skills in Tulsa.  Watch as they work meticulously to try to create the ultimate cake that will win the Grand National Wedding Cake Competition, a popular part of the show.  These artists will create romantic, elaborate and detailed wedding cakes that are true works of art.  The ultimate inspiration for consumers to create the cake of their dreams.  Experienced celebrity presenters will also be on hand at this renowned event that has been featured on the Food Network.  The Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show is a cake artists showcase and not to be missed.



events still waiting for new dates

September 26, 2015  22nd Annual Hook-N-Cook Off
Monkey Island, Oklahoma
This event has been one of the largest catfish Cookoff events in the region and not only will there be a great catfish Cookoff competition, but there will also be a Cookoff for Cole slaw and Hushpuppies.  There will also be a Car Show, Arts and Crafts of all kinds and the Musical Entertainment.



events still waiting for new dates

September 6-7, 2014  6th Annual Grape Stomp Festival
El Reno, Oklahoma
Chapel Creek Winery.  Wine Tasting - Live Music - Cow-bernet Burgers - Sinful Zin Peaches.


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events still waiting for new dates

September 16-18, 2011  Wine'N on the Chisholm Trail - Duncan, OK
Fall Wine Festival with live music, entertainment, food, area vendors and a kids zone.




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