Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. Centennial Park

Mayor Olsen will open the Festival by “Cutting the Cheese”, a horn of Watonga Cheese…what did you think?

We will introduce and honor Loves Travel Plaza

7:30 will begin The Rat’s Nest Hair Contest, winner’s will be announced, photographed, and awarded

7:45 will begin The Cheeziest Dog Show, winner’s will be announced and awarded.  Participants are encouraged to be in the Parade.

October 12 & 13

Amusements – Lots of fun inflatables, are here from GameTime Inflatables.  Kids will have a blast as slide, bounce, and jump!–located on Main Street.  Laser Skeet Shooting Range-  Location TBD.  We are planning a Fly-In at Watonga Regional Airport.  More details to come.  Back by popular demand – Bubble Tower.  This year we have the great opportunity to have the widely popular Illusionist Mr. Bobby Wanzer.   Tickets can be purchased beginning Sep. 3rd  Check out his website – To buy Bobby Wanzer Illusion Experience Get your Tickets NOW!

Babby Wanzer tickets Sale now




Vendors – From funky junk to elegant sensations, we have it all. Many local crafters come to sell and show their wares. Support our crafters in three great locations.–located outside on Main Street, in the Armory building on Main Street, and at the First Baptist Church

Quilt Show – Locally sewn and quilted, we have some of the best talent around. Make your way through the vast array of designs, join the jelly roll race, and visit with many of our quilters.–located at the corner of Noble and “A” Streetquiltshow2

Watonga Cheese Tasting Line – A forty-two year tradition. Although, Watonga Cheese is produced in Perryton, TX, we still celebrate our heritage and tradition. Sample the many varieties, then take some home to enjoy later.–located in the First Baptist Church at 2nd and Noble

Wine and Cheese Tasting – Guests over 21 can enjoy the flavors of Oklahoma Wineries. We have paired our local wines with various cheeses from our own Oklahoma Creameries.–located in the Armory building at Main and Leach

Foodtrucks – Munch on a wide variety of food. Whether you are into gourmet grilled cheese or a good’ole onion burger, you will find it here.–located up and down Main Street

Cheese Food Contest – Individuals may enter their food (made with cheese of course) into the food contest. Entries are placed in our bi-annual cookbook.–located at the First Baptist Church at 2nd and Noble

Entertainment – Enjoy bands, singers, stilt walking, or be part of some of our family fun contests at one of three locations throughout the festival grounds.

Centennial Park-located at Leach and Main–features live bands and entertainers

Main Street Area will feature the giant solar Bubble Tower and stilt walking adventure

stilt walking

Main Street and Noble area will feature the Fun & Games Stage where you can enjoy an impromptu game, sing karaoke, and more.