Charlie Adams Day

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Charlie Adams Day
Kay County Courthouse Lawn
201 S Main St
Phone: 580-362-2377
Fax: 580-362-3390

Celebrate the town of Newkirk's heritage at Charlie Adams Day, a fun-filled festival for all ages. Numerous barbecue teams will be out in full force competing for top prizes and providing fantastic food to festival-goers. Get a tasting kit and enjoy traditional barbecue favorites like brisket, pork, chicken and beans, and then vote for your favorites. A handful of skilled Dutch oven teams will also provide demonstrations throughout the day. Witness what kinds of yummy desserts can be prepared in a Dutch oven and then sample the results.

Another major part of Charlie Adams Day will be the Cruisin' for Charlie Poker Run and car show. All vehicles are welcome to participate in this fun event with the chance of winning cash prizes. Charlie Adams Day will also feature booths filled with arts and crafts, as well as multiple vendors and games for children. Visitors to this small-town festival will also enjoy country music, storytelling and re-enactors. All entertainment is free, so make your way to Newkirk for plenty of live entertainment by local performers. 

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Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Projected Attendance: 1,500
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
From I-35, turn east on Hwy 11 to Hwy 77. Turn north to Newkirk. Event is located downtown.