Dick Tracy Day   - Oct 10, 2015

Dick Tracy Day Downtown & Courthouse Square
Pawnee, OK 74058

Phone: 918-762-4681
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Make your way to Pawnee to celebrate the birthday of the "Dick Tracy" cartoon, created by Chester Gould, a cartoonist born and raised in Pawnee.  He was born at his Grandpa Miller's one-room log cabin in 1900 and began his career as an artist at age 7. Chester Gould then created Dick Tracy in 1931 after graduating from Pawnee High School. Pawnee is home to the world's largest Dick Tracy mural.

At Dick Tracy Day, birthday cake will be served during the birthday party at the Dick Tracy Headquarters, located in the Pawnee County Historical Museum on the west side ...

Make your way to Pawnee to celebrate the birthday of the "Dick Tracy" cartoon, created by Chester Gould, a cartoonist born and raised in Pawnee.  He was born at his Grandpa Miller's one-room log cabin in 1900 and began his career as an artist at age 7. Chester Gould then created Dick Tracy in 1931 after graduating from Pawnee High School. Pawnee is home to the world's largest Dick Tracy mural.

At Dick Tracy Day, birthday cake will be served during the birthday party at the Dick Tracy Headquarters, located in the Pawnee County Historical Museum on the west side of Courthouse Square.  Visitors will enjoy a police parade with a proclamation by the mayor at 10am featuring local law enforcement vehicles from near and far including police cars, firetrucks, highway patrol and more.  Visitors to Pawnee's Dick Tracy Day will also enjoy various vendor booths set up in Courthouse Square.  This family-friendly event includes student art displays, sidewalk art, crafters and live entertainment. There will also be music at the gazebo and a flea market, as well as Dick Tracy souvenirs, movies and radio shows.

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Projected Attendance: 3,000

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Saturday

9:00 am

5:00 pm

From Hwy 412, take Pawnee exit and take Hwy 18 8 miles into Pawnee. From I-35, take Perry exit and take Hwy 64 25 miles into Pawnee.

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Darrell Gambill




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