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Visit Shawnee Tourism is proud to promote tourism-related events in our community. Your event should be the following:

  • Anyone can attend, open to the public.  There can be age requirements (over 55, over 21, etc.) or ticket purchase required.
  • Looking to bring new people to the event from outside of Shawnee.  
  • Take place in Pottawatomie County or Meeker area.

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EXHIBIT: Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil

February 1st, 2020 10:00 AM - March 8th, 2020 - 5:00 PM
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints explores how the ancient cultures of Africa blended with indigenous and colonial Portuguese traditions to form the vibrant and complex cultural mosaic of modern Brazil.

Pottawatomie County Junior Livestock Show (PCJLS)

March 2nd, 2020 All Day - March 6th, 2020

National Junior College Athletic Assoc Reg II Basketball Championships

March 4th, 2020 All Day - March 7th, 2020
Men's and Women's Basketball Championships at OBU!

OBU presents: Symphonic Winds / Bison Jazz Orchestra Concert

March 5th, 2020 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
OBU Bison Jazz Orchestra and Symphonic Winds, featuring the OBU University Chorale, Bisonettes, and Bison Glee Club

Almost Ready 2 Cruise Auto Swap Meet 33rd Annual

March 6th, 2020 All Day - March 7th, 2020
Our biggest activity is the annual “Swap Meet” held the first weekend in March at the Expo Center in Shawnee, Ok. We have increased our space and can now offer inside spaces for all venders and those selling vehicles. We have over 150 venders from Oklahoma and surrounding states selling car parts and other auto related accessories.

Grand Champion Poker Tournament (21+ Show)

March 6th, 2020 All Day - March 8th, 2020

OBU Baseball vs Ouchita

March 6th, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Exciting college baseball action with the Oklahoma Baptist Bison!

Uncanny Comic Expo 2020

March 7th, 2020 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
It's Shawnee's premier family-friendly comic book and pop culture convention featuring comics, cosplay, gaming, and more.

YMCA Father Daughter Dance

March 7th, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
COME DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY... Dads (or grandfathers, uncles, big brothers, etc.) invite your little princess(es) to the 14th Annual Shawnee Family YMCA Father Daughter Dance.

Junk Utopia

March 7th, 2020 9:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Junk Utopia returns to Shawnee for a fourth year for their spring show! Indoors at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center! Vintage, Repurposed, Handmade, Boutiques, Upcycled, Rustic and unique one-of-a-kind finds! #vintage #antiiques #upcycled #handmade #farmhouse #retro

OBU Bison Campus Visit Day

March 9th, 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bison Day is designed for seniors to see what the next four years could look like by experiencing a typical day in the life. Spend a day on the campus and learn first-hand about what OBU has to offer.

OBU presents: Digby Bell Recital

March 10th, 2020 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The recital is held in honor of Dr. Digby Bell, late husband of Dr. Carol Ann Bell, retired professor of piano at OBU.

OBU Bison Campus Visit Day

March 11th, 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bison Day is designed for seniors to see what the next four years could look like by experiencing a typical day in the life. Spend a day on the campus and learn first-hand about what OBU has to offer.

Collected Fictions A Bizarre Night Of Magic

March 13th, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Magicians Jeff Richardson and John Shack performing LIVE at the Historic Ritz.

Craig Morgan LIVE in Concert (18+ show)

March 13th, 2020 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saying there is a “whole lot more” to Craig Morgan is an understatement. The multi-faceted Renaissance man proves it on his upcoming new studio album, aptly titled A Whole Lot More To Me, a record that furthers Morgan's reputation as one of the genre's most commanding vocalists.

Hypnotik LIVE @ Firelake Casino

March 14th, 2020 9:00 PM - 12:00 PM
It's always a fun night with Hypnotik! See you there.

RESCHEDULED: Shawnee Trading Post and Flea Market Free Vendor Event

March 21st, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
We are back from our winter hiatus and to celebrate we are offering a FREE SATURDAY TO ALL VENDORS March 21, 2020! This event was a great success last year and will be a wonderful way to kick off our 2020 season!

CANCELLED: Larry the Cable Guy: Remain Seated LIVE @ Firelake Arena

April 4th, 2020 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Larry the Cable Guy comes to FireLake Arena, April 4th! Tickets on sale now at FireLakeArena.com!

CANCELLED: Talk of the Town Orchestra LIVE in CONCERT

April 4th, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The premier ballroom dance band in the state and today plays for most of the ballroom dance clubs and organizations in Oklahoma.

Femmes of Rock LIVE in Concert (18+ show)

April 10th, 2020 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
FEMMES OF ROCK, led by rock violinist and arranger, Nina DiGregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with their blistering solos, unique arrangements—not to mention their beauty and charm.

RESCHEDULED: Arts Trek!!

April 18th, 2020 All Day
Artists and crafters display, demonstrate, and sell their arts in booths located inside and outside of the Museum. Local organizations and businesses provide hands‑on art activities for children and adults.

OK Team Roping - Jones Arena Productions

April 18th, 2020 All Day - April 19th, 2020

Ragin' Cajun - Junior Service League of Shawnee

April 18th, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
It’s Ragin’ Cajun time! 🦐♥️ Join us for this fun event! We sell out every year, so snag your table from any JSL member early!

POSTPONED! WATCH FOR NEW DATE Senior Adult Expo

April 23rd, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
A free expo with booths and vendors for seniors and keynote speaker Eunice Khoury.

Shawnee Splash Water Park Opening Day

May 22nd, 2020 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Project SAFE Honey Do Auction 2020

May 29th, 2020 All Day
More information coming soon!
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4 April April 4th, 2020 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Larry the Cable Guy comes to FireLake Arena, April 4th! Tickets on sale now at FireLakeArena.com!
4 April April 4th, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The premier ballroom dance band in the state and today plays for most of the ballroom dance clubs and organizations in Oklahoma.
10 April April 10th, 2020 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
FEMMES OF ROCK, led by rock violinist and arranger, Nina DiGregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with their blistering solos, unique arrangements—not to mention their beauty and charm.
18 April April 18th, 2020
Artists and crafters display, demonstrate, and sell their arts in booths located inside and outside of the Museum. Local organizations and businesses provide hands‑on art activities for children and adults.
18 April April 18th, 2020 - April 19th, 2020
18 April April 18th, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
It’s Ragin’ Cajun time! 🦐♥️ Join us for this fun event! We sell out every year, so snag your table from any JSL member early!
23 April April 23rd, 2020 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
A free expo with booths and vendors for seniors and keynote speaker Eunice Khoury.
22 May May 22nd, 2020 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Project SAFE Honey Do Auction 2020
29 May May 29th, 2020
More information coming soon!
12 June June 12th, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SEFF holds outdoor Block Party events in Celebration of Life Park May-Oct. on the 3rd Friday. Participating downtown merchants have indoor 3rd Friday Downtown Block Party events year round. We will have live music, street vendors, food vendor and lots of fun activities.
13 June June 13th, 2020
The 2020 Great American Kiko Goat Showcase Sale will be on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
13 June June 13th, 2020 12:00 PM - June 14th, 2020 - 5:00 PM
Join us for a real Ranch Rodeo benefiting children in foster care. Indoor arena! Lots of craft and western Vendors, Food, Cold Drinks, Games, Contests, Family Fun. Raffle and door prizes. Mechanical bull. Music. Entertainment galore!
19 June June 19th, 2020
Shawnee Trails Wine & Art Festival, which takes place on June 19, 2020, is undergoing some changes this year and will feature an art walk and wine tasting. Shawnee Trails will not only feature wine and art but other vendors, live entertainment, and food trucks.
28th International Finals Youth Rodeo
12 July July 12th, 2020 - July 17th, 2020
Save the date! The 2020 International Finals Youth Rodeo is July 12-17, 2020!
17 July July 17th, 2020
Downtown Block Parties take place each month on the third Friday from 6-9 p.m. When the weather is nice, vendors and food trucks set up in Celebration of Life Park on the corner of Main and Philadelphia. Shops and restaurants located on Main Street stay open a little later to allow for visitors to eat, browse, and stroll.
25 July July 25th, 2020 9:00 AM - July 26th, 2020 - 4:00 PM
The G&S Shawnee Gun Show will be held next on Jul 25th-26th, 2020 with additional shows on Dec 19th-20th, 2020, in Shawnee, OK.
21 August August 21st, 2020
Downtown Block Parties take place each month on the third Friday from 6-9 p.m. When the weather is nice, vendors and food trucks set up in Celebration of Life Park on the corner of Main and Philadelphia. Shops and restaurants located on Main Street stay open a little later to allow for visitors to eat, browse, and stroll.
9 September September 9th, 2020 - September 12th, 2020
The Pottawatomie County Free Fair will be held in Shawnee, Oklahoma at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center.
18 September September 18th, 2020
Downtown Block Parties take place each month on the third Friday from 6-9 p.m. When the weather is nice, vendors and food trucks set up in Celebration of Life Park on the corner of Main and Philadelphia. Shops and restaurants located on Main Street stay open a little later to allow for visitors to eat, browse, and stroll.
1 October October 1st, 2020 - October 3rd, 2020
Monkey Business is a semi-annual sales event featuring everything that relates to children, teens, and moms-to-be!
22 October October 22nd, 2020 - October 24th, 2020
One of Oklahoma's premiere Halloween festivals, Boo on Bell takes place October 22-24, 2020 in downtown Shawnee and features a carnival, trick or treating, live entertainment, and food.
14 November November 14th, 2020 - November 15th, 2020
Alpacas of Oklahoma (A-OK) is excited to offer the 2020 A-OK Alpaca Blastoff and Holiday shopping experience to be held at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center in Shawnee, OK. Put this alpaca show at the top of your “to-do” list for the fall of 2020.
20 November November 20th, 2020
The Christmas Tree Lighting is held in conjunction with the November Downtown Block Party, which is November 20, 2020. In addition to the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, there are vendors, live music and entertainment, and food trucks.
21 November November 21st, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Come do some holiday shopping with our great vendors bringing vintage Christmas, holiday goods, handmade goods, boutique items and gifts!
27 November November 27th, 2020 - November 28th, 2020
Outlaw Motorsports is the premier indoor outlaw kart racing in Oklahoma.
3 December December 3rd, 2020
The annual Christmas parade will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2020. The parade begins at 7 p.m.
12 December December 12th, 2020
19 December December 19th, 2020 9:00 AM - December 20th, 2020 - 4:00 PM
Head out to the Shawnee, OK Gun Show where you can Buy, Sell and Trade New and Used Guns in Oklahoma!

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