Kids Korral at 30th Annual Chisholm Trail Festival
Little cowpokes and cowgirls will have a hootenanny at the Kids Korral, a special area on the grounds designed especially for children’s entertainment, at the 30th annual Chisholm Trail Festival. Festival gates open Saturday, October 10, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mollie Spencer Farm, 1001 Garth Brooks Blvd. in Yukon. Admission is FREE!
The Kids Korral is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Included are free rides on the ‘Yukon’s Best Express,’prairie make-and-take crafts, and panning for gold. Pony rides and a petting zoo are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Our popular cow milking and Cowboy Olympics contests are back too! Kids milk a pretend cow during the cow milkingcontests and see who can fill up their pail first. The Cowboy Olympics have kids complete a western-themed obstacle course.
Outside of the Kids Korral, the festival is filled with living history re-enactors of the Old West, delicious food, live music and entertainment, contests, gunfights, and craft booths. Once the festival is over, the party continues with an outdoor moving showing at dusk.
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; Maguire O'Hara Construction; Oklahoma Arts Council; National Endowment for the Arts; Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services; Ingram, Smith and Turner Mortuary; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; BancFirst; Spanish Cove Retirement Village; and YNB.
The Chisholm Trail Festival is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov or call 405-350-8937.
The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides more than 400 grants to nearly 225 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry and manages works of art in the Oklahoma Public Art Collection and the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at arts.ok.gov.