Pioneer Days

2023 Pioneer Days

April 26 – 29, 2023

Pioneer Days in Okemah Oklahoma is the last weekend in April every year. Enjoy our rodeo, carnival, vendors, parade, food, and fun! For more information contact .

Okemah Pioneer Days Pageant

April 22, 2023

Pageant Sponsored by
Okemah Chamber of Commerce

Age Groups: Newborn-18 years
Registration: Call 918-623-1050, ask for Vicky
Place: Okemah Middle School Auditorium
      204 W Date St., Okemah, OK 74859


Natural Pageant
Entry Fee: $50
•  1 walk across stage
•  No dress or makeup required but allowed
•  This is one for fun, judges are volunteers
•  Can sell sweetheart votes to win crowd favorite


Glity Pageant
Entry Fee: $75
•  2 walks across state; beauty and casual category
•  Full glitz
•  Judged on several items, details with registration
•  Can sell sweetheart votes to win crowd favorite

Male and female winners in each age group/category get crowned and get to ride in pioneer days parade. Natural pageant competes for king/queen. Highest score overall wins-in the event of a tie, contestants will be rejudged for title. Crowd favorite winners split the pot with the pageant, most votes sold overall wins.

Okemah Pioneer Days

April 26-29, 2023


5:00pm – 10:00pm


Okemah Pioneer Days Street Dance

April 28, 2023

Street Dance

8:00pm – Midnight


Okemah Pioneer Days Events

April 27, 2023

9am: Street vendors, food & games on Main St.

Vendor Sign Up Information:
9:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Vicky Landers via email or
Download Application

Car Show
Sponsored by Okemah Chamber of Commerce
Entry Fee: $25
Time: 8:00am
Place: Park between 5th & 7th
Check-in: 519 W Braodway
Details:  T-tshirts & Swag Bags, Dash Plaques, 1st-3rd Trophies for Crowd Fav, Burnouts, Motorcycles Welcome


10am: Street Games

5K Run & 1K Run/Walk
Sponsored by Okemah Chamber of Commerce

Entry Fee: 5K $35  — 1K $20
Time: 5K 8am-9:30am  — 1K 8am-9amAM
Place: 402 W. Broadway, Okemah, OK US 74859
Details & Sign Up


High Noon: Egg Toss

Netflix Parade of Favs
Sponsored by Okemah Chamber of Commerce
Time: 1:00pm Line-up  …. 2:00pm Start
Place: Hen House
Theme: What is your favorite show? Show us with your float
Crowd Fav in Show: Featured in Okemah Pioneer Days 4/30 (Sunday) Parade
More Info: call 918-600-2023 or email

Okemah Pioneer Days Parade


Parade starts at 2:00PM

Evening – Okemah Pioneer Day Rodeo

Parade Map

2021 Parade Map

2021 Parade Map