Blackberry Festival   - Jul 04, 2014 to Jul 05, 2014

Blackberry FestivalVeterans Park
215 S 6th St
McLoud, OK 74851

Phone: 405-964-6566
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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.


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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

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Open

Close

Friday

5:00 pm

12:00 am

Saturday

8:00 am

12:00 am

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:

Kelly McCampbell

Event Contact:

Jackie Reber




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