Chisholm Trail Festival
Date & Location
Mark your calendar for the annual Chisholm Trail Festival, slated for October 14 at Mollie Spencer Farm, located at:
1001 Garth Brooks Boulevard
Yukon, OK 73099
Admission is free!
The Mollie Spencer Farm is located one half-mile north of Interstate 40, exit 136, which is Garth Brooks Boulevard Free parking is available on the north side of the festival property at Yukon Middle School. Cattle traveling along the Chisholm Trail regularly crossed the Mollie Spencer Farm, making it the perfect location to experience this step back in time!
The family-oriented event celebrates the western history of the famous Chisholm Trail. The festival is filled with living history re-enactors of the Old West, a variety of food trucks, gunfights, craft booths, chuck wagons, and the ever-popular Kids Korral.
Live Music and Entertainment
Head on over to the Entertainment Stage for a day packed with exciting acts and superb music!
Living History Reenacted
A western-themed old town, located on the southern side of the festival grounds, provides an immersive backdrop for historical re-enactments of life in the 19th century. This site includes a livery stable, featuring "Horsing Around Oklahoma," presented by Doug Sauter and Express Ranch Clydesdales. Gunfighters stroll the town site and promise to get rowdy from time to time.
The General Store has penny candy and other goodies like wooden flutes and whistles! Nellie's is open for business with a variety of foods, and the School House is in session all day with samplings and education from Historic Fort Reno Museum. Stop into Parker Station to learn more about Chisholm Trail History and the history of the Mollie Spencer Farm, which was owned by L.M. Spencer, one of Yukon's founders.
At the camp, blacksmiths, settlers, wagons, and more await your visit. Cowboy and mountain men camps welcome all questions!
Little cowpokes and cowgirls love the Kids Korral, a special area on the grounds designed especially for children's entertainment. Included are free rides on the "Yukon's Best Express," a prairie potting shed, western make-and-take crafts, archery, Cow Milking, and panning for gold. Fall-themed activities such as pumpkin bowling and pumpkin chunkin' return.
The Maguire O'Hara Pumpkin Patch provides a pumpkin-filled wonderland to stroll through and pick out your favorite, at no extra cost! Donations are accepted. Earn wooden tokens by visiting a historic station or special opportunities in the kids area. These wooden tokens can be exchanged for a Pumpkin! Pumpkin decorating is also available.
Feeling competitive? Then save up your appetite for the Pie Eating Contest at 11:30am, with divisions for adults and kids! Click here to register for the Pie Eating Contests (LINK)
Back for the 3rd year is the ever-popular Kids Karaoke Contest taking place at 4:00pm! Cash winners for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Click here to register for Kids Karaoke (LINK)
Both the Pie Eating and Kids Karaoke Contest’s will take place on the entertainment stage and registration is limited so be sure to register as soon as you can at Click Here.
Adventure for Your Tastebuds
Come experience the original food truck! Chuckwagon chefs are demonstrating cattle drive cooking. For those craving traditional fair food, a variety of food trucks are available.
Feeling competitive? Then save up your appetite for the Pie Eating Contest, with divisions for adults and kids!
Saturday, Oct. 14
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exhibits Open: Blacksmiths, Gunfighters,
Settlers, Saloon, Parker Station, Jail,Zoetrope - Music of the 19th CenturyNellie’s, School House, and Craft Booths.
Live Entertainment and Music
Pony Rides & Petting ZooSchool House in Session
Kids Korral, Train Rides, Prairie Crafts,Panning for Gold, Kids Western Activities,Pumpkin Decorating, Pumpkin Chunkin’and Pumpkin Bowling
Chuckwagon’s - Cattle Drive Cooking Demonstrations
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
|Bazemore Bluegrass Band|
|Pie Eating Contest|
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
|Cynthia Ridge Band|
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
|Bread & Butter Band|
4:00 - 5:00
|Kids Karaoke Contest|