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Pioneer Days

May 2, 2015 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Downtown Nowata

2015 Pioneer Day Schedule of Events

7:00 – 10:00 Mason’s pancake breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 Vendor Setup

9:00 Bed Race

9:30 Derby Car Race

10:00 Breakfast Over- Chuck Wagon Lunch Begins

10:00 Turtle Race

10:15 Stage Art Dance Team

10:30 Simple Simon’s Pizza Eating contest

11:00 – 11:40 Heartland Xpress Bluegrass Band

11:45 Beard Contest

Noon Queen and Princess Crowning and Drawing of Raffle Tickets

12:30 Thunder Grill Hot Dog eating contest

12:50 – 1:40 Heartland Xpress Bluegrass Band

2:00 Grand Parade on Main Street

3:00 Shut down and clean up

Other events happening will be:
The Country Jubilee will have an Open House with open grill of burgers, hot dogs, fries and onion rings.

Fire Dept. Bouncy House and possibly a dunk tank.

Mechanical Bucking Bull set up on Maple St.

4-H petting zoo and kids games across from City Drug


Beard categories include: Longest, Grayest, Neatest, and Most Unusual

 About the Event

After nearly a twenty-year hiatus, Nowata County’s favorite pastime event, Pioneer Days, is set to return for the second straight year in downtown Nowata, Oklahoma. The event will take place on Saturday, May 2nd from 9am-3pm. With the event’s Grand Parade starting at 2pm.

Please join us this year, 2015, as we again, meet in downtown Nowata to celebrate our county and its history. This is a free event and is family friendly.

Expect to see the following at Pioneer Days in downtown Nowata:

Food Vendors

Pioneer Day Princess Competition (Girls 6-12 years old)

Register to Become Pioneer Day Princess

Pioneer Day Queen Competition (Ladies 13-18 years old)

Register to Become Pioneer Day Queen

Bed Races on Main Street

Children’s Games

Homemade Crafts & Gadgets



Old Fashioned American Parade on Main Street (Candy Included)

To become a vendor, sponsor, or volunteer for Pioneer Days, visit Nowata.com/PioneerDays.

Our Sponsors

Masonic Lodge providing a Pancake Breakfast downtown
Samsung Tablet donated by Attorney Brad Barron
Golden Boy UNCLE HENRY .22 Rifle donated by Regent Bank
Turtle Races sponsored by Chamber of Commerce
Beard Contest sponsored by Ella Carter of Keller Williams Realty
Bed Races sponsored by Ella Carter of Keller Williams Realty
Homeland Briskets donated by City of Nowata
Sandwich buns donated by Nowata Sonic
Gage Milliman announcer and Sound Equipment
(Miller Time) providing Stage Trailer.
Nowata First Church of God providing Table and chairs.


May 2, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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City of Nowata
(918) 273-3538


Downtown Nowata
112 East Cherokee Avenue
Nowata, OK 74048 United States
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(918) 273-2301