Only in McCurtain County

No matter the season, you can count on the Beavers Bend area to drum up some festive action. Whether it’s food, cultural heritage, music, crafts or simply the changing of the seasons, there’s always an occasion to gather and celebrate.

Not that you needed more reasons to come see what’s around the Beavers Bend. Still, we’ve got a full slate of one-of-a-kind celebrations throughout the year to sweeten the pot.


  Dogwood Days  

Witness a sea of brilliant pinks and whites as thousands of dogwood trees in Idabel burst into full bloom at this yearly celebration. Food and craft vendors, activities for the kids, sidewalk sales from area merchants and much more round out the festivities.

  Fall Fest  

Celebrate the season with a chili cook-off, family-friendly activities, live entertainment, arts and crafts, games, food vendors and more.


Folk Festival & Craft Show

Bask in the glory of music, nature and artistry at this three-day autumn celebration, featuring some of the nation’s best folk musicians and a unique and diverse showcase of turn-of-the-century arts and crafts.

Owa-Chito   Festival

Discover the spirit of the forest at this long-running event that honors the history and heritage of the native land. Enjoy forestry competitions, live music, kids’ activities and a variety of food and local art.

Lumberjack   Festival

Wright City’s yearly celebration of its lumbering heritage features lumberjack competitions, arts and crafts vendors, activities galore and the crowd favorite — a turkey-calling competition.

Watermelon   Festival

Everyone’s favorite juicy summertime treat is front and center at Valliant’s annual Watermelon Festival, featuring every watermelon-themed activity you can imagine, including seed-spitting competitions, plus a parade, a car show, a street dance and much more.

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