APRIL EVENTS IN CLAREMORE
Save the date for animal events, Western gatherings, food festivals and more.
From a world-class dog show to horse racing, Claremore has a great variety of events coming up in April.
The Claremore Kennel Club Dog Show will be April 2-3 at the Claremore Expo Center. Come see hundreds of different breeds from across the country. This show is open to the public both days.
The Green Country Hamfest features a variety of vendors and speakers on the lost art of ham radios. Coming back to the Claremore Expo April 8-9, admission is $10 per person for both days. For more information, please visit www.greencountryhamfest.org.
2 Hip Chicks Roadshow will have over 100 booths to shop from on April 9. This event will be held at the Will Rogers Downs Casino from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and tickets are $5 at the door. To stay up-to-date on other locations for the 2 Hip Chicks Roadshow, please visit www.2hipchicksroadshow.com.
The Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will be set up on April 16 for Will’s Cowboy Trader Days. Local merchants will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with handcrafted items for purchase. While you are there, stick around for Family Day at the ranch, running from 1-3 p.m. Enjoy a day on the beautiful ranch and watch as The Homestead Ladies of NE Oklahoma give soap making demonstrations. These events are free to attend. For a complete list of activities visit www.willrogers.com/eventsandactivities.
The Claremore Expo Center will be holding an Indoor Flea Market on April 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a variety of vendors inside the Expo Hall selling their treasures. Bring your wagon or cart and come find some bargains. There is no entry fee to come shop. For more information, call the Expo Center at 918-342-5357.
The Rogers County Master Gardeners will be having their Annual Plant Sale at the County Building on the Expo Center property Saturday, April 23 beginning at 8 a.m. Come out and get ready for spring with everything you’ll need to plant.
The Claremore Mountain Bike Trail welcomes nationally recognized skills coach Rich Drew on April 23 and 24. The Ride Series Skills Clinic will have sessions on both days. For pricing and registration, visit www.bikereg.com/the-ride-series-mtb-skills-clinics-tulsa042324-2022.
Woolly Weekend at Shepherd’s Cross is a fun, annual event April 28-30 showcasing “sheep to shawl,” starting with shearing wool from sheep and taking it to spun yarn and other wool products. They’ll have a variety of kids activities, farm animal area, educational farm museum and more. This event is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, and the suggested donation is $5 per person.
Taste of Claremore is back again this year in the Lilac District. Head downtown on April 30th from 6-10 p.m. for local food and shopping. Tickets are required to sample food from the local restaurants that will be set up downtown. For ticket information and for a full list of activities for the evening, like the Lilac District on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LilacDistrictOK.
Spring brings back live racing to the Will Rogers Downs track. Throughout the month of April, you can catch a Thoroughbred meet Monday through Wednesday or catch a Lawn Mower Race on April 16.
For more information on these events and more call Visit Claremore at 918-341-8688 or visit www.visitclaremore.org.
Visit Claremore is a member of Green Country Tourism, one of eight Multi-County Organizations promoting regional tourism in Oklahoma