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2022 Pelican Festival

October 6 - October 9

Pelican Fest Grove 2022

Organizers are putting on the finishing touches on the 39th annual Pelican Festival!

This year’s Pelican Festival, hosted by the Grand Lake Association will run Thursday through Sunday, October 6 through 9 at Wolf Creek Park, located off Highway 59 in Grove.

The carnival, by Fun Time Shows, will kick things off Thursday while vendor booths open and other activities are set for Friday and Saturday.

The carnival will be open 6-10 pm Thursday and Friday, noon to 10 pm Saturday and 1-6 pm Sunday.

Carnival armband coupons are now on sale at the Grand Lake Association offices for $25 each per session. They will cost $30 each at the ticket booth once the carnival opens on Thursday.

There is something for everyone including carnival rides, arts & crafts, food trucks, free balloon animals, Oasis Animal Adventures, car show, parade, and great live entertainment.

Arts & crafts and food trucks will be on hand from noon to 8 pm Friday and 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday.

Har-Ber Village Museum will also be offering free admission to the public Friday between 9am-3:30pm in conjunction with the Pelican Festival.

Line up for the parade begins at 8:30 am Saturday at the Grove Civic Center and the parade gets underway at 9:30 am. Parade entries will make their way north on Highway 59, through downtown Grove, and west to Cheapo Depo.

The car, truck and bike show, organized by the Grove Masonic Lodge, will be from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday. They will have door prizes and a giveaway at the show. Early registration is $20 but ends October 1. After that, entry fee will be $25, To enter, call 918-314-4316.

Oasis Animal Adventures will have some of their soft and cuddly animals at the park on Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm.

And Balloon.E.Dude will provide free balloon animals Saturday from 3-6 pm.

The FREE live entertainment, made possible by Headline Sponsors Indigo Sky Casino & Resort and Grand Lake Casino, includes Tulsa’s Fabulous Mid Life Crisis Band Friday night beginning at 7:30pm.

Free karaoke by DJ 2Legit opens Saturday’s line up from 1-4pm and then Double Vision, the Foreigner Experience, will close down the event Saturday beginning at 7:30pm.

In addition to Headline Sponsors Indigo Sky Casino & Resort and Grand Lake Casino, other sponsors of this year’s Festival include Names and Numbers, American Bank of Oklahoma, Grand River Dam Authority, Cherokee Casino Grove, Goldner Dock Construction, Classic Golf Carts, The Grand Laker, The Joplin Globe, The Grove Sun, KGVE, Arrowhead Outdoors, CM Customs, the Grand Lake Association and TravelOK.com.

For more information, contact the Grand Lake Association at 918-786-2289.


October 6
October 9
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Grand Lake Association
(918) 786-2289
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Wolf Creek Park and Boat Ramp
963 N 16th St
Grove, OK 74344 United States
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