Sucker Day Festival   - Sep 27, 2014

Sucker Day FestivalWetumka Central Park
Wetumka, OK 74883

Phone: 405-452-3237  405-452-3013
Description

The annual Sucker Day Festival in Wetumka celebrates the city business owners that were "suckered" by a flim-flam man selling tickets to a non-existent circus. In the early 1950s, a man named F. Bam Morrison entered Wetumka and persuaded residents to put up the money to bring a circus to town. Morrison sold advance tickets while citizens prepared for the crowds with the purchase of food, beverages and souvenirs. The citizens of Wetumka lined the streets on the morning the circus parade was scheduled to march down Main Street. Nothing happened. Morrison had left the night before with money in ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-75

  • Projected Attendance: 3,500

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Saturday

8:00 am

11:00 pm

Primary Contact:

Vernon Stout




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