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40th Annual Pelican Festival

October 5, 2023 October 8, 2023

This annual event celebrates the fall migration of the American White Pelicans that return to the waters of northeast Oklahoma’s beautiful Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees. Activities at this year’s Pelican Festival will include a Miss Pelican Festival pageant, parade, car show, arts and crafts, and food vendors. Bring the kids and enjoy the Pelican Festival’s carnival and stick around for live entertainment. Come to the 40th Annual Grand Lake Pelican Festival and marvel at the sight of boats on the shimmering waters of Grand Lake as majestic pelicans fly overhead.

Thursday: 6 pm – 10 pm
Friday: 12 pm – 10 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm
Sunday: 1 pm – 6 pm

Thursday-Friday: 6 pm – 10 pm
Saturday: 12pm – 10 pm
Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

Arts & Craft Vendors:
Friday: 12 pm – 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

Food Trucks:
Friday: 12 pm – 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 8 pm

Car Show:
Saturday: 9 am – 3 pm

Saturday: Starts at 9:30 am


Grand Lake Association


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Wolf Creek Park

963 N 16th St, Oklahoma 74344 United States Get Directions from Google Maps
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