LARGEST SNAKE CONTEST 
 With both a local and professional division, snakehunters from across the country vie for braggin rights and a cash prize to see who caught the biggest snake. Join us on Sunday afternoon for the measuring of the contest snakes and to see who wins this year's Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt! 

ENTRIES IN EITHER DIVISION MUST BE 
REGISTERED BY 4:00PM SUNDAY 
ALL PLACES RECEIVES PLAQUES

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION 
1st $150 2nd $100 3rd $75

LOCAL DIVISION
(must lIve In 35 mIle radIus of Okeene)
1st $75 2nd $50 3rd $25

2017 OKEENE SNAKE HUNT REGISTRATION FEE:
1 DAY FOR $10 OR 3 DAYS FOR $15
REGISTER ON FRIDAY FOR 3 DAYS AND RECEIVE
A 78TH ANNIVERSARY SOUVENIR PATCH!
 
PERSON NOT REGISTERED AND HUNTING
 ON PRIVATE PROPERTY MUST HAVE 
APPLICABLE OKLAHOMA HUNTING LICENSE

Registration along with Official Event Patches are available in person at the Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt. 
 




Den of Death

This is the place where all the snakehunters bring the snakes to display. Come witness hundreds of snakes on display and demonstrations by some of the best snakehandlers from the area. Get up and close and personal with the
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (hundreds of them!)
Truly a MUST-SEE event at the Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt. 


BUTCHER SHOP

The Butcher Shop always attracts a crowd at the hunt.
Watch how handlers prepare rattlesnakes for consumption.
Every part of the snake is used so nothing is left to waste.
The handlers demonstrate cleaning techniques
as well as provide 
rattlesnake education and awareness.





VETERAN SNAKE HANDLER DAVE THOMAS 

SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH 2017 - 3:00PM
LOCATED AT THE AG BUILDING ON THE SNAKE HUNT FESTIVAL GROUNDS



JOIN US FOR THIS DARING FEAT AS DAVE THOMAS
ATTEMPTS TO SIT IN A BATHTUB FILLED WITH 200 VENOMOUS SNAKES

 (RATTLESNAKES, COPPERHEADS, TIMBER RATTLERS, AND MASSASAUGAS)



ADMISSION: $8 PER PERSON




CARNIVAL

The carnival is all about having fun! Step right up to a variety of exciting rides and fun games, designed for kids and adults of all ages. We have plenty to keep you entertained with a variety of games and prizes for winners. The carnival has a preview night on the Thursday night before the festival begins and runs daily through Sunday afternoon.



FOOD VENDORS

The Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt offers a wide variety of delicious fair food items from vendors across the state. Some of these items include cotton candy, candy apples, pop corn, funnel cakes, ice cold refreshments, and more.  

Fried rattlesnake is on the menu
 for those daring enough to try!



SHOPPING 

Shopping at the hunt is a new experience every year. The 

hunt features vendors from not only across the state but from across the country offering a variety of arts, crafts, gifts,  and more!



LIVE MUSIC

 From traditional country and bluegrass to classic rock and red dirt country, the music stage serves up a variety of  sounds for your listening pleasure. Join us on Saturday night for the Annual Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt Dance - another long-standing tradition.

2017 PERFORMING ARTISTS:

RY DALEE & EVANGELINE

KATIE BALLEW & KELLY RAY POTTS

THE CHAD TODD BAND

BAD INFLUENCE

KALO





JIM BOB & BIG WILLIE MEMORIAL 

12th ANNIVERSARY POKER RUN 

This years poker run is on Saturday, April 29th. 

As always, the run begins at Galvanized Palace in Okeene.

Awards at 6pm back at The Snake Hunt. 

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11:00AM AT 

THE GALVANIZED PALACE

FIRST BIKE OUT AT 12:00PM

LAST BIKE OUT AT 12:30PM

Registration Fee: $25 for riders and $25 for passengers.

 Fee includes 2017 JBBW T-Shirt

Optional: $5 for 6th card

Cash prizes for best and worst hands

Lunch will be provided

All vehicles welcomed
For more details contact Heidi at 405-203-1384


Click here to visit Jim Bob & Big Willie Poker Run on Facebook 



2017 OKEENE SNAKE HUNT HELICOPTER RIDES


SCHEDULE:

Friday: 2pm - 10pm

Saturday:  10am - 10pm 

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Experience the thrill of Helicopter Flight as you soar over the 2017 Okeene Snake Hunt  viewing the awesome scenery, events and exciting action from a breathtaking aerial perspective! ‐ Don't forget your cameras! 3‐4 minute flight only $40 per person! Proudly presented by DWTA Helicopters!


Visit DWTA Helicopters at www.dwtair.com or 316.461.8360