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28 June 2001
27th Annual Minco Honey
Saturday, December 2, 2017
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.)
here for the viewable, printable
official brochure in PDF format)
Minco Honey Festival started twenty-seven years ago by the Minco Chamber of Commerce with
nine craft booths. Now the Honey Festival, Saturday, December 2, has over 90
crafters, a quilt show, Honey Plant tours, kid’s Tractor
Pull, and Made in Oklahoma products.
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.
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 click and see brochure 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
– 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, candy, 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 or information, call 405-352-0518
on Main Street
-- 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.
|Senior Citizen Center
due by 11AM. Judging at 1 PM.
Raffle Tickets, homemade decor, and more.
Senior Citizen Center on Main St.
|Minco Historical Center/Museum
on Main St
9:00 to 4:00
will be open for viewing.
Minco history books Vols 1 & 2
are available for sale.
Call 352-4480 for more info
(Sorry, no Antique Road Show
again this year)
|1:30 - 4:00 pm
City Hall. featuring 21st Century Santa
Toy Drive: In need of new, unwrapped toys.
|At the High School (Arts & Crafts)
9 to 4
||KFOR & KAUT Celebrity Lucas Ross
will be at the Arts and Crafts Show.
Emmy award winning Minco native Lucas Ross has
appeared in in feature films, national television shows and hundreds
of regional commercials. Lucas can be seen weekday mornings on
Freedom 43's "Rise and Shine". When he's not on TV, he's
playing the banjo and has released two bluegrass comedy albums, "Son
of a Beekeeper", and the newly released "Banjo Farms."
|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. Shawnee
Mills pancakes and
Sid's Diner, Dairy Boy, Nachitos, BBQ Barn,
Mac's Corner, Gas-N-Go.
Chili Lunch at the First Baptist Church on Main and SW 4th.
Indian Tacos at the Minco Assembly of God at 309 Caddo St
| 9 to 4
|| WIND TOWER TOURS
Hourly tours. Free shuttle transportation departing from City Hall,
9 TO 4 EAST OF TOWN
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
Family Life Center
Main & SW 4th
11:30 to 1:30
Chili Lunch: Local
music artists at the First Baptist Church Family Life
Center located Main and SW 4th Street.
MISS HONEY BEE CONTEST
Contestants must be in 1st , 2nd, or 3rd grade and a Minco resident.
Contact Shelby Terry, 405-535-8001
To view or print the official 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,