2021 Magnolia Festival of Oklahoma

June 3-5, 2021
Choctaw Event Center - Durant, OK


Honoring the heritage of Durant, also known as the “City of Magnolias,” the annual Magnolia Festival of Oklahoma began in 1997 and features a variety of activities perfect for a fun-filled family weekend.

Occurring the weekend after Memorial Day each year, guests can enjoy a carnival with rides, games and delicious fair food, along with a stunning fireworks display on opening night. With a wide variety of events including: an art show, live entertainment, children's activities, tractor show, food vendors and hundreds of shopping booths, the Magnolia Festival of Oklahoma is a guaranteed fun-filled weekend in Durant for visitors of all ages. The Magnolia Festival has been honored the Redbud Award for “Outstanding Event” from the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association.

The Magnolia Festival also hosts a variety of other activities happening throughout the community during the festival weekend including a 5K & Fun Run in Downtown Durant, a veteran’s reception and the Durant Rotary Magnolia Bike Tour. And as headquarters of the Choctaw Nation, Durant’s Magnolia Festival also showcases the history and folklore of their heritage with Choctaw dancers along with the Choctaw Princess Pageant each year.

Check back often as we update this website with 2021 festival details. Also check out the Magnolia Festival on Facebook.


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