Okeene Rattlesnake Hunt The World's Oldest Rattlesnake Hunt

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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

1 DAY FOR $10 OR 3 DAYS FOR $15
REGISTER ON FRIDAY FOR 3 DAYS AND RECEIVE
A 81TH ANNIVERSARY SOUVENIR PATCH!
 
PERSON NOT REGISTERED AND HUNTING
 ON PRIVATE PROPERTY MUST HAVE 

"Permits are available online at wildlifedepartment.com, by calling

(405) 521-3852, or at any hunting or fishing license dealer. you now can download an app."


*There is no hunting on state parks*

** 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.


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 statebut from across the country offering 

a variety of arts, crafts, clothing, gifts,  and more!



LIVE MUSIC

 From traditional country to high energy rock n roll,

the music stage serves up a variety of  sounds for your listening pleasure. Join us throughout the week on the music stage with musical performances 

2020 PERFORMING ARTISTS:

JD BROWER BAND

SISSY BROWN

MANNY'S OBSESSION

JAMES ROBERT WEBB





2021 OKEENE SNAKE HUNT HELICOPTER RIDES

SCHEDULE:

Friday: 5pm - Dusk

Saturday:  10am - Dusk 

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Experience the thrill of Helicopter Flight as you soar over the 2021 Okeene Snake Hunt viewing the awesome scenery and exciting action from an aerial perspective! 

Don't forget your cameras! 

Located on the back side of the Snake Hunt grounds.

3‐4 minute flight only $40 per person! 

2 people minimum / 3 people maximum 

Proudly presented by DWTA Helicopters!


Visit DWTA Helicopters at www.dwtair.com or 316.461.8360