Welcome to the 79th Annual Okeene Rattlesnake Roundup

As April is nearing its end, Okeene prepares for one of its oldest traditions. This weekend will mark Okeene’s 79th Annual Rattlesnake Hunt.

The oldest of its kind, the four-day event originated when Okeene residents set out to rid their farms of the venomous serpents. In 1939, the practice was transformed into a competition, and 79 years later, it is surrounded by festivities, tours, and an overall celebration of our small town’s culture.

 

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