Toes in the Grand Festival
ABOUT THIS EVENT
The 5th Annual Toes in the Grand Festival will be taking place June 10-12, 2022 at Grove’s Wolf Creek Park. The Grove Area Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to join the fun of this celebration of summer and our laid-back, lake lifestyle here on Grand Lake, and enjoy this free, fun festival with great music, food, boat racing, helicopter rides, pony rides and a large fireworks display!
Two Days of Great Music
Music starts off the event on the morning of Friday, June 10th with the Grand Lake National Fiddle Contest – part of the American Heritage Music Festival. Top fiddlers from across the nation compete for prizes and bragging rights on the Cherokee Casino Grove Entertainment Stage, with the winners announced at 5 pm. Then at 7:30 pm, enjoy a great lineup of music with performances from Jana Jae & Friends, Possum Trot, Cliff Top, and the Junior Marriott Western Swing Band – so come prepared for fun and dancing!
On Saturday night, the live music begins at 5 pm on the Cherokee Casino Grove Entertainment Stage with music from the Cool Breeze Band, a Grand Lake favorite playing your favorite rock songs from over the decades. And then at 7:30 pm, enjoy music from The Mixtapes, a fun ‘90s tribute band that will be playing all of the fun songs from that decade. The grand finale Saturday night with will be our Fireworks Show, sponsored by Grand Country Pest Control. The fireworks show is sure to be a “blast” and a great way to wrap-up an incredible weekend of fun and great music!
Reminder -be sure to bring your lawnchairs and blankets to enjoy the music!
Food Trucks and Vendors
In addition to all of the other festival fun, the Toes in the Grand will be offering a wide variety of food trucks at the festival offering some tasty treats, to include festival favorites and everything from barbecue to gourmet hot dogs. In addition to the food trucks, there will be a good selection of vendors on Saturday afternoon/evening offering their wares at the festival plus Pony Rides.
David Kane Thunder on Wolf Creek Hydroplane BoatRaces
The David Kane Thunder on Wolf Creek Hydroplane Boat Races– the Greatest Show on Water! - will be held in conjunction with the Toes in the Grand Festival again this year. The races will begin at noon on Saturday, June 11th, and like the other activities at Toes in the Grand, the races are FREE to attend. Featuring some of the top national NBRA racers and boats, visitors are sure to enjoy the fast-paced, exciting races.
Join In the Island Fun and Games
Right along with the theme of fun with and summertime twist of Toes in the Grand, Grand Savings Bank is sponsoring a number of fun events called “Island Fun and Games” on Saturday night. The fun begins on Saturday afternoon with the Grand Lake Hula Hoop-Off beginning at 4:45 p.m. – with the winning “Hula Hooper” winning a $100 prize! At 8:30 pm, join us for the “biggee” - Oklahoma’s Longest Conga Line! Join in the fun and get into the Conga Line, make the record books, and you may be the lucky winner of a $150 prize!
Enjoy a Bird’s Eye View of Grand Lake on ourHelicopter Rides
One of the most popular activities from past Toes in the Grand Festivals has been the exciting helicopter rides over Grove & Grand Lake. Great news – we will be having helicopter rides again this year – beginning at Saturday afternoon at 4 pm and going throughout the evening.
Enjoy All of the Fun of Grove & Grand Lake While Here for Toes in the Grand
Festival organizers encourage those visiting for the Toes in the Grand Festival to take advantage and enjoy all of the great things to see and do in Grove & Grand Lake this weekend. Here in our corner of Northeast Oklahoma you’ll find great things to do and see – 45,000 acre Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, Har-Ber Village, Second Kicks Cycle Works Motorcycle Museum, Honey Creek Hive Mini Golf, Lendonwood Gardens, golf courses at Shangri-La Resort, Patricia Island Country Club, and Quail Ridge, plus parasailing, fishing charters, the Grove Farmers Market, and an abundance of great shops, restaurants, boutiques & galleries. Plus Grove & Grand Lake hosts great events all summer long, from top fishing tournaments, the monthly Grove Block Parties, Cajun Fest, Aquapalooza, and Jana Jae’s Fiddle Camp. Whatever the season, there is always a good reason to visit Grove & Grand Lake.
The Toes in the Grand Festival is presented by the Grove Convention & Tourism Bureau and put on by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce. Festival Sponsors include the Grand River Dam Authority, Cherokee Casino Grove, Grand Savings Bank, Grand Country Pest Control, Howie’s Landing, and the Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative.
For more information on Festival events and activities, contact the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at (918) 786-9079, go to the ToesInTheGrand.com website, or check out the “Toes in the Grand Festival” Facebook page. Please note that the ramps at Wolf Creek Park will be unavailable for public use during the event.
Thursday, June 9th - At Snider's Camp, Grove
6:00 pm American Heritage Music Festival Jam & Practice Up with performances from I'm Not Lisa with Lucy Weberling and the Fabulous Backroads Drivers
Friday, June 10th - All at Grove's Wolf Creek Park
The Music & Fun of the American Heritage Music Festival & National Fiddling Contest
8 am Registration
9 am Judges Play
9:15 am Adult Division (15-60)
Senior Division (61 & up)
10:15am Junior Division (up to 14)
11:15am Take Me Back to Tulsa -
Any Bob Wills tune
Noon Food Trucks
Thunder of Wolf Creek -
Boat testing begins
1 pm Twin Fiddle Division
1:45pm Walker, Patton & Jae
2 pm Open Division - Round 1
3:15pm Possum Trot Bluegrass Band, Festival Stage
3:35pm Hot Fiddle
4:30pm Cliff Top, Festival Stage
5 pm Winners Announced
Top 3 Open Play Off
Grand Champion Winners Announced
7:30pm Jana Jae & Friends
7:45pm Possum Trot Bluegrass Band
8:10pm Cliff Top
8:30 pm Junior Marriott Western Swing Band -
Music and Dancing
Saturday, June 11th - All at Grove's Wolf Creek Park
Noon Thunder on Wolf Creek begins
4 pm Arts & Crafts, Vendors, Helicopter Rides
4:45pm Fun & Games - Hula Hoop Contest
5 pm Live Music on Festival Stage -
The Cool Breeze Band
7:30 pm Live Music on Festival Stage -
8:30 pm Oklahoma's Longest Conga Line
9:30 pm Fireworks Show
Sunday, June 12th - at Grove's Wolf Creek Park
Noon Thunder on Wolf Creek