Black Gold Days
95 W 145th St
Black Gold Days in Glenpool celebrates the city's rich oil history with family-oriented activities and fun. Join the citizens of Glenpool as they honor the history of the local Glenn Pool oil field, named after Ida Glenn. The Glenn Pool oil field created numerous oil and oil-related companies in the area and helped the city prosper after its discovery in 1905. Come to Black Gold Days to enjoy a carnival, numerous food vendors, free entertainment and a fireworks display.
Known for its lineup of live music performers, this festival will feature everything from bluegrass and gospel, to rock and country. Fill up at the Lion's Club pancake breakfast Saturday morning. Kids will enjoy a frog jump, turtle races, a horseshoe tournament and a variety of other children's activities. Don't miss the parade on Saturday morning and browse through endless craft and vendor booths situated throughout the festival grounds.
When you work up an appetite, visit a food vendor and feast on traditional fair favorites including corn dogs, hot dogs, turkey legs, kettle corn, barbecue sandwiches and more. Don't miss out on this fun event that draws more than 15,000 people annually over the four-day period.