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28 June 2001
10 Oct 2015
25th Annual Minco Honey
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Sponsored by the Minco Chamber of
is forty miles southwest of Oklahoma City, located on Highway 81 and 37, or
about half way between Chickasha and El Reno.)
Festival started twenty-five years ago by the Minco Chamber of Commerce with
nine craft booths. Now the Honey Festival, Saturday, December 5, has over 90
crafters, a quilt show, Honey Plant tours, kid’s Tractor
Pull, and Made in Oklahoma products.
Location of Arts and Crafts has moved from the Armory to the Minco High
This is the
place to find pure sweet Oklahoma honey from the largest honey producing
facility in the state. Tours of the Ross Honey Plant are given throughout
the day by owners Jim and Glenda Ross. Honey products and gifts will be
available for purchase.
As the land of milk and
honey, Minco dairy producers will have free samples of cheese and milk
products. Attendees will notice the aroma of food throughout town from local
restaurants and food vendors.
The day ends with a Tour of
Homes, a favorite of locals. Tickets are available at four downtown merchants
throughout the day.
It is a day to enjoy a feeling
of an Old Fashioned Christmas in Minco, Oklahoma located on Highway 81
between El Reno and Chickasha, just 30 minutes southwest of Oklahoma City.
And tasty recipes that use honey? These are
great: HONEY RECIPES (PDF format)
Please contact the Minco
Chamber of Commerce for more information at (405) 352-0518 and ask for Nancy
Here's a festival schedule (but see brochures below for more information):
|Ross Honey Plant
109 Belle St
1 blk N of Main
1.5 blk E of Hwy 81
9:00 TO 4:00
Plant Tours – This is
the place to find pure sweet Oklahoma honey from the largest honey
producing facility in the state. Tours of the Ross Honey Plant
are given throughout the day by owners Jim and Glenda Ross. Honey
products and gifts will be available for purchase
|Minco High School
311 SW 6th,
(6th and Burt)
Turn west on Burt from
9:00 TO 4:00
ARTS & CRAFTS – Vendors include crafters, who have products or
displays such as bird houses, cedar chests, quilt racks, honey candy,
honey baskets, gourmet food products, wood, and iron crafts. All craft booths are
inside the Minco High School and provide a warm place out of the wind of the
day. For booth space call 405-352-0518
|Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
(next to high school on 6th and Burt)
9:00 to 4:00
EXHIBIT – 25 beautiful quilts,
hand made by local residents, will be displayed.
|Minco Historical Center/Museum
on Main St
9:00 to 4:00
|Museum will be open for viewing.
Recently printed Minco history books Vols 1 & 2
are now available for sale.
Call 352-4480 for more info
(Sorry, no Antique Road Show
again this year)
on Main Street
|DAIRY SAMPLES -- As the
land of milk and honey, Braum's Dairy and the Minco Chamber of
Commerce will have free samples
of milk, chocolate milk, and cheese.
|Next to City Hall
|KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL
-- The little ones take turns on leg powered scale model tractors
and increasing loads just like the big ones.
|7 to 10 AM
1st Methodist Church
|Chamber of Commerce
Breakfast in the First
on hwy 81, 2 blks north of Main 7:00 AM to 10 AM. Pancakes and
||LOCAL EATERIES --
Sid's Diner, Dairy Boy, Nachitos, BBQ Barn,
Mac's Corner (aka Simple Simons), Gas-N-Go.
Chili Lunch at the First Reformed Presbyterian Church on West Main,
Indian Tacos at the Minco Assembly of God at 309 Caddo St
|11:00am to 1:00pm
||SANTA CLAUS --
| 9 to 4
|| WIND TOWER TOURS
Departing from City Hall, Transportation provided
9 TO 4 EAST OF TOWN
|GREAT PLAINS COTTON GIN
on the hour at the cotton plant. Located 1 1/4 mile east of
4-way stop sign on Main St. on Highway 37
|At the High School
9 to 4
|KFOR & KAUT celebrity Lucas Ross
will be at the Arts and Crafts Show.
|9 to 4
music artists at the First Baptist Church Family Life
Center located Main and SW 4th Street.
|Tour of Homes
5:30PM to 9:00PM
|TOUR OF HOMES --
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
$5.00 admission per person
tickets at local businesses:
Blossom Time, Iron Angel Antiques, Salon 29:11, and Jan’s Flowers,
Located on Main Street
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an
To view or print the festival brochure (pdf
For more information contact the Minco Chamber of
Commerce at (405) 352-0518 and ask for Nancy or Deana.
see pictures from earlier festivals,