Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard Joins Chisholm Trail Festival Lineup
The annual Chisholm Trail Festival gallops back in town Saturday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mollie Spencer Farm, 1001 Garth Brooks Blvd. in Yukon. This year, the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard (CGMCG) is joining the fun! Admission is FREE.
The Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard is based out of Fort Riley, Kansas. The CGMCG contributes rich heritage and tradition to military ceremonies. They have set boots in 22 countries and have 15 combat tours.
The guard, which includes nine horses, will present three demonstrations at the festival: at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Between demonstrations, you can find them at their encampment.
Parking is available next door at Yukon Middle School. If you have any questions, please call Yukon Parks and Recreation at 405-350-8937.
The City of Yukon and the Chisholm Trail Historical Preservation Society are proud to partner together to host the Chisholm Trail Festival. Sponsors are Kirkpatrick Family Fund; Kirkpatrick Oil; Maguire O'Hara Construction; Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services; Ingram, Smith and Turner Mortuary; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; BancFirst and Carwin Shave Shop OKC.