Blackberry Festival   - Jul 03, 2015 to Jul 04, 2015

Blackberry Festival McLoud High School Athletic Complex
1280 W Seikel
McLoud, OK 74851

Phone: 405-964-6566

McLoud's annual Blackberry Festival is an old-fashioned festival that is one of the longest-running July 4th festivals in the state. The McLoud Blackberry Festival began in the 1940s as a way to celebrate the end of harvest season and the success of the local farm crop of blackberries. The end of harvest season and the annual July 4th community picnic were combined to create McLoud's Blackberry Festival. The town received national media coverage when the Blackberry Growers Association sent a crate of blackberries to President Harry Truman.

Today, this annual festival celebrating ...

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-40, US-270

  • Projected Attendance: 3,000





10:00 am

11:00 pm


8:00 am

11:00 pm

On Saturday, the parade begins at 10am & fireworks begin at 10pm.

From I-40, take McLoud Rd. Go north on McLoud Rd three miles to Broadway. Go west on Broadway to 6th St, then south on 6th to Veteran's Park.

Primary Contact:

Victoria Mongold

Event Contact:

Jackie Reber

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From Staff on 03/04/15

Charlotte, we do know that the festival will have tons of blackberries and blackberry items for purchase. However, if you would like to assist in picking the berries, please call the event coordinator at 405-964-6566. Best wishes and thank you for using!

From Charlotte on 03/03/15

I love blackberries and I have never heard of this festival, I will be coming . I would like to know if the public can come and buy berries at picking time and if we can when is it time to come and pick berries.

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