Skiatook Christmas Parade

On a route straight through the heart of Skiatook, the Christmas Parade is always the most glorious event of the Holiday season. Come enjoy the amazing floats put together by local businesses, non-profits, and many other groups! Prizes are awarded to Best nonprofit float, Best newcomer float, Best small float, and Best large float. Immediately following the Parade, a Santa Workshop is held at the First Baptist West Campus. The Santa Workshop is a fun event for kids to engage in Christmas-themed crafts, activities, and take pictures with Santa!


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Friday, December 8, 2017





5:30 pm line up at Skiatook High School and the parade will being at 7:00 pm

To register a float in the parade, please complete and submit information by December 5, 2017.

Christmas Parade Form 2017

Christmas Parade Form 2017
  • Complete the information below completely and turn this form in online or at the chamber office to participate and be eligible for parade awards. It is encouraged to pre-register for parade organization.
  • By Submitting This Form We agree To The Following: We agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Skiatook Chamber of Commerce and its Board Members, the City of Skiatook, the State of Oklahoma and their respective liability insurance carriers, against any and all claims from our participation in the 2017 Christmas Parade


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Skiatook Pioneer Day Festival


SEPTEMBER 13 – 15, 2018




  • Quality, cost-free entertainment
  • A diverse range of arts and crafts
  • Contests for everyone
  • Terrific food in abundant variety

Our Pioneer Day Festival gets kicked off on Thursday evening with the carnival opening. It will run Thursday – Saturday with amusement rides and carnival games. We will have a 5K and 1 mile color run. Along with the run, we will have “Chalk the Walk” to display our local businesses and talented artists of any age throughout the sidewalks of Central Park.

Saturday’s Pioneer Day Festival events start off with a breakfast for our “Golden Couples” and is followed by the parade. Filled with lots of spirit and creative floats, the parade make it’s way down Highway 20 as the town lines the street. Upon the conclusion of the parade, local vendor booths open up at Central Park for everyone to enjoy a little shopping or a bite to eat from the food vendors and food trucks. Central Park also features a talent competition, a petting zoo, a fishing derby (for kids), a scavenger hunt, eating contests, local performers, and more.

On the East end of town, tour the Skiatook Museum from 10:00 – 2:00.
The Pioneer Day Rodeo is another event you won’t want to miss! The Friday and Saturday night competitions help conclude our festival at the Rodeo Grounds (Highway 11 & Highway 20) with the finals on Saturday.

Remember Chamber Investors, one of your perks of being an Investor is that your vendor booth is only $25.00
For all main event contests please sign up in advance online or at the Chamber office.

The entertainment stage will feature music entertainment by Skiatook Students and bands. If you would like to sing or perform please call the Skiatook Chamber.



Pioneer Day wouldn’t be possible without the support and sponsorship of our wonderful local businesses.



2017 Pioneer Day Festival Winners

Golden Couple

Lester and Lucille Hendryx – married 73 years


Best Small Float – Ron’s Hamburgers

Best Large Float – Skiatook Special Olympics

Best Spirit – Skiatook Class of 2020

Best Walkers – Hope Christian Academy

Best Classic Car – David Grimm’s 1964 Falcon Supertrooper

Best Theme – First Moms from First Baptist Church

Best Overall Float – VFW and American Legion

Chalk the Walk 

Picasso  – Vickie McGoffin

Just for Fun – Kassandra Ozburn

Business – The Little Light House, Randi Tucker

Talent Show

Elementary – Lily Hayes signing “Sing”

Middle School – Ryleigh Miller singing “Lost Boy”

High School – Brandon Williams playing electric guitar and singing “Dead or Alive” and “Puppet Master”

Kid’s Fishing Derby

Largest Bass – Talon Abel age 11

Largest Catfish – Chance Norman age 6

Largest Perch – Doc Plowman age 6

Smallest Fish Overall – Kimber Smith age 3

Largest Fish Overall – Spike Cohea age 7

Hot Food Contest 

First Place – Buddy Hoover

Second Place – Kye Issac

Roundup Club Pioneer Day Rodeo Royalty

Princess – Macie Wiggins

Queen – Cori Ingram

Sweetheart – Braylon O’Dell

Wranglers – Shooter Major

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Osage Tourism

Tuesday 06 June 2017, 03:00pm – 05:00pm

Location @ Osage County Health Center

1115 East 15 street  Pawhuska, OK

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