Poteau Pioneer & Steampunk Festival
Step into both the past and the future at the Poteau Pioneer & Steampunk Festival. Come to the historic town square in downtown Poteau and enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, staged gunfights, Choctaw dancers, live music, special performances and more. Discover the rich pioneer history of the area and trace the steps of Bonnie and Clyde at this anticipated family-friendly event that's sure to delight history buffs of all stripes.
Of course, history isn't the only thing being celebrated at the Pioneer & Steampunk Festival. Come dressed in your finest retro-futuristic duds and get lost in a "steampunk" fantasy world that puts a futuristic spin on the styles and steam-powered technologies of the Industrial Revolution. Enter your outfit in the Steampunk Contest, or just enjoy the sights, sounds and performances at this one-of-a-kind event in southwestern Oklahoma.