Harvest Spoon Chili Festival & Cruise Night
Bring your taste buds to Okmulgee's Harvest Spoon Chili Festival and stick around for a car show. Witness as contestants prepare their favorite chili recipes and compete for the title of "Best Chili." This annual event brings together some of the greatest chili cooks from around Okmulgee and the surrounding areas. Enjoy a chili cook-off, great food and chili tasting, and numerous other fun activities befitting an annual celebration. Browse through vendor booths set up downtown, enjoy live entertainment and bring the kids for a variety of entertainment prepared exclusively for them. Bring the family to downtown Okmulgee for the Harvest Spoon Chili Festival to sample delicious chili, listen to live music and participate in great hometown fun.
Activities scheduled throughout the day include the chili cook-off, live bands, a car show, pie auction, YMCA Chili Chase 5K race, the Creek Nation pumpkin patch, Lions Club turtle race, Kids Zone, juried marketplace, food venders, "Okmulgee Rising" historic building tours and even a beer garden.