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 & Wine 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 the judges have chosen their favorites, it's time to choose yours!
Check out the 2014 WineCompetition Winners while your at the Festival.
Highlights of Events
THE GREAT RAT RACE: Races start at Noble House, 112 N. Noble .1 mile Fun Run, 5k & 10k
THE BIG 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 Street.
RACE THE RAIL: Cyclists 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 Watonga.
CHEESE FOOD CONTEST: Adults and Children can enter into the contest for a chance to have their recipe appear in our Cookbook!
CHEESE DEMONSTRATIONS: Little Miss Muppet will be demonstrating cheese-making Friday & Saturday, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the T.B. Ferguson Home. Tours of the historical home will also be available.
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 gifts.
Fiber Arts Shows
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 and more cheese...
Our little town is famous for cheese so come out and enjoy tasting many kinds of cheeses, cheese dips, and cheese balls. If you find something you like, it is available for purchase from Kiwanis. While your at it, pick up our cookbook full of cheese recipes. Our Cheese Tasting Line is pretty popular, come taste some cheese varities
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. Visit our Craft Tent
We have two stages with daily entertainment featuring music, karaoke, and NEW THIS YEAR- United Freestyle Stunt Team!