Join us in 2023, April 19th through the 22nd, as we celebrate the historic birth of Oklahoma that began with a cannon shot at noon on April 22, 1889. 


The Celebration includes a fun, family carnival, Chuck Wagon Feed & Auction, '89er Queen Competition, food and craft vendors,  and the largest and oldest parade in the State of Oklahoma.


While attending the Oklahoma '89er Celebration, visit Historic Guthrie, Oklahoma's First Capital, and  it's many fine museums, historic buildings and business establishments. Enjoy what we have to offer. There's something for everyone to see and do!


2023 marks the 94th year that the Guthrie American Legion LeBron Post #58 has officially sponsored the 89er Celebration and Parade!

2023 '89er Days Theme Chosen by Facebook Poll:  Pioneer Women

PUBLISHED: 1/22/23

The "First In State" Fun Run is hosted by the cadets in the '89er Battalion, Guthrie High School JROTC. The Guthrie JROTC program is the first JROTC program in the State of Oklahoma, dating back to 1935. As a fun run, we encourage competitive runners, recreational runners as well as walkers; walk your dog, push a stroller or simply enjoy the fellowship of your friends and neighbors. This a community fund raising event for the students... READ MORE >>>


Chuck Wagon Feed and Rodeo Events Returning to 2023 '89ers Celebration!

PUBLISHED: 1/18/23

For the past couple of years, Guthrie's '89er Days Celebration has been without two of its most beloved traditions:  The Chuck Wagon Feed, and the '89er Rodeo.  Because of COVID quarantine issues, these two events had to be canceled, and they were greatly missed.


Both events are confirmed to be returning in 2023, and they are expected to be the most exciting yet.  The Chuck Wagon Feed will kick off  READ MORE >>>

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We are currently working hard planning the 2023 '89er Days Parade & Celebration, and this year promises to be the most exciting yet!  Come back to this page for updates as we move closer to the big event!

PUBLISHED:  1/18/23

Oklahoma women have always been pioneers: among the first to rush forth to advance their culture and their power in the world.  They are the pioneers that first charged into the 1889 Land Run of April 22nd.  They are the pioneers that first fought for and won the vote for women.  They are the pioneers that became the first lawyers, judges, doctors, generals, mayors, governors, and they continue to brave new territories today.  


Our 2023 '89er Days Button will feature Judith Carter Horton. She is a true example of a great Oklahoma woman READ MORE >>>

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Registration for "First In State" Fun Run to Open on March 6, 2023 at 11:56 a.m. 

OKLAHOMA'S OLDEST AND LARGEST PARADE

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