Founded in 1872, and established as a trading post, Skiatook prides itself on its Pioneer Days Festival held annually in September. The Pioneer Days celebration is kicked off with a 5K run and fitness walk along the Osage Prairie Trail. A long celebrated tradition, Pioneer Days hosts carnival rides, live music, food tents, vendors, horse shoe tournaments, a car show, parade, fly-in, chili challenge, tractor pull, rodeo, and fireworks display.
Fantasy in the Sky
City of Skiatook
110 N Broadway
Skiatook, OK 74070
"Fantasy in the Sky" is that annual Fourth of July celebration sponsored by the City of Skiatook and area businesses. The celebration starts with a community wide parade and continues throughout the day with great food, vendors and live music. The night concludes with a world class fireworks show that brings more than 75,000 people to Skiatook. The celebration is always held on the 3rd of July.
The Skiatook Bluegrass festival is an annual event promoted by the Skiatook Bluegrass Association. This event has grown every year and look forward to continuing the tradition. The festival is held at the Skiatook Festival Grounds, located behind the Skiatook Sports Complex, and the grounds have been greatly improved over the years. There is a beautiful stage, shaded seating, great food, arts/crafts vendors, children's activities, RV water and electric hookups, tent camping, great jam sessions, and friendly folks.