Prague Kolache Festival
Prague, OK 74864
The annual Prague Kolache Festival celebrates the Czech heritage of Prague with polka music, dancing, food, Czech costumes, a parade, beer garden, wine tasting booths, made in Oklahoma foods, a carnival, pony rides, mechanical bull and free entertainment.
This celebration, held the first Saturday in May, attracts some 25,000 to 30,000 people to this unique town of 2,500. Kolaches are baked months in advance to prepare for the festival. It is estimated that some 50,000 kolaches are consumed by residents and visitors alike during the festivities. A kolache is a sweet bread filled with items like cherries, poppyseeds and apricots. A contest to determine the best homemade kolaches, bread and wine is held in conjunction with the festival.
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Projected Attendance: 25,000
Parade: 11am. Street dance: 7-10pm. Carnival held all day. Royalty crowning: 6pm.
Located 50 miles east of OKC, 7 miles north of I-40 from Exit 200. Located 18 miles south of I-44 (Turner Turnpike) from Stroud exit.
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