Welcome to the
Celebrate Cheese & Wine in
2014 DATES: Friday, October 10th Saturday, October 11th
For just $5, you get a two-day
12 and under- FREE
Your pass get you admission into the
armory, tent, cheese tasting, and two-days of live entertainment
on two stages.
Help us choose the People's Choice Award!
You are invited to help us choose the
People's Choice Award. Sample our selection of all- Oklahoma wine, and choose your favorite. With additional admission into the
newly renovated winery tasting room, you will receive a
souvenir glass. (21 and over only.)
This will also
be the second year of the Wine Competition. Watonga Cheese Festival has partnered with Oklahoma Grape Industry
Council (OGIC) to host the statewide wine competition, featuring an esteemed panel of judges
from throughout Oklahoma.
Although they have chosen their favorite, it is time
to choose yours!
Art & Crafts Vendors
Our Festival offers collections of oils, acrylics, watercolors,
and pastels, photography and graphics, plus pottery and
sculpture. Demonstrations are given throughout the
Festival. Plan to take home a work of art by shopping at
the Art Show
where you'll find inspiration for your home or office by artists
from around the state, working in several different mediums.
We also have hundreds of booths of tempting
bargains including home-made crafts, foods, home decor and
Fiber Arts Show
Our Festival also includes a fiber arts show which offers: spinning,
weaving, knitting, crochet, felting, lace making, braiding, dyeing
raising fiber animals and plants and more. To participate as an artist in the 'Fiber Arts' Show, contact Donna
Smith at 580-623-0637.
Regionally made, mostly hand-stitched quilts are hung and displayed
for viewing. From Grandma's quilts to professional artists,
this show offers examples of many different styles of quilts.
Cheese Food Tour
Our little town is famous for cheese so come
out and enjoy tasting many kinds of cheeses, cheese dips, and cheese
balls. Who doesn't want to eat cheese?! Our Cheese Contest is also open to anyone who want to cook with cheese-
groups and individuals. So enter your little chef into the
Not only do we have Cheese...
We also have bbq, fried onions,homemade lemonade, hotdogs, and much more!
Love all things OK?
So do we! Not only do we love Oklahoma wine,
we love all things MADE IN OKLAHOMA, that why we have created a tent
just to feature Oklahoma made items.
We have two stages with daily entertainment
featuring music, karaoke, street dance, and NEW THIS YEAR- BMX
SATURDAY ONLY EVENTS
RAT RACE: Races start at Noble House,
112 N. Noble .1 mile Fun Run, 5k & 10k
CLASSIC CARS AND MOTORCYCLES: From hot rods to
classics, drifters to rail jobs there is a category for
everyone! Old, New, 2 wheel or 4, fully restored or a
work in progress - we welcome you to participate. $20
entry in the show, parade entry, dash
plaque and 1 All Access Pass to the
Watonga Cheese Festival. All class winners receive a trophy.
For information call 580-791-1127 or 580-623-5452.
PARADE: Our wonderful parade has
motorcycles, bands, fire trucks, and real cowboys participating-
it is a great experience. Starts at 12:00 p.m. on Noble
RACE THE RAIL: Cyclist ride from
Watonga to Geary, then back. The train will begin in Geary
heading north to Watonga at not more than 10 mph. So as
riders are traveling South, they will meet the train and begin
the chase to hopefully pass the train on the return trip to
We were featured on KSBI!
Click the below link to watch the Oklahoma Live segment about the competition and
how Festival attendees can participate:
Race The Rail!
Bicyclist will be challenged to race the train from
Watonga to Geary and back while the train just travels from Geary to
at noon is our annual parade.
We feature cars, cowboys, businesses, tractors,
and much more!
More about Watonga
Watonga is Oklahoma's Cheese capital!
Her are some fun facts:
- We have Love's first convenience store, heck
we are home to the famous voice of Donald Duck.
- Watonga is named after the Arapaho
Chief, Wa-Ah-Dan-Ga-Ah, which means Black Coyote
- Roman Nose State Park is named for the last
warrior-chief of the Cheyenne Indians
- Nereby 18- acre Boecher Lake and 55-acre Lake
Watonga make for great fishing, camping and recreation.
- Enjoy a casino evening at Feather Warrior
Casino, just two blocks south of town.
- By the Way, Watonga Cheese is available for
purchase all year-around at The Plant Place, 301 West Russworm.
Watonga Cheese Festival
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Thank you to our
Sponsors - 2013
Mr. & Mrs. GL Alexander
Mr. & Mrs. Leroy Crawford
End O' Main
Erma's Package Store
Mr. & Mrs. Larry Major
Noble House Restaurant/B&B
F. Doug Shirley, Atty.