Our 2020 Queen, Princess, and Sweetheart have been selected, Learn more about them, and find out where they will be making appearances:  Royalty

Brigadier General (Retired) Theresa M. Casey

Announced as 2020 '89er Parade Marshal

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Women of the Frontier

MORE INFORMATION ON SHOWS AND EVENTS WILL BE UPDATED AS 2020 DATES ARE FINALIZED

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The 2020 Parade Theme, "Women of the Frontier," was chosen because this year marks 100 years since American women won the right to vote.  We want to honor the strength, bravery, perseverance, and resilience of our frontier women throughout our history.


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We thank you for your patience as we update our website for the upcoming 2020 celebration.

History

Oklahoma's Oldest and Largest Parade!

Oklahoma's '89er Day Celebration, is an annual April event commemorating Oklahoma's first land run, which was held on April 22, 1889, opening the Unassigned Lands of central Oklahoma to non-Indian settlement. The celebration occurs in Historic Downtown Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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'89er Carnival!

About the '89er Day Parade and Celebration

General Casey is a graduate of Guthrie High School and a high-ranking and many times decorated military leader.  Read more about this amazing woman on her Biography page.

2020 '89er Queen, Princess, and Sweetheart  Announced

Join us in 2020, April 14th through the 18th, 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!


2020 marks the 91st year that the Guthrie American Legion LeBron Post #58 has officially sponsored the 89er Celebration and Parade!