Stilwell Area Chamber of Commerce
Stimulate the economic vitality of the Stilwell area
while striving to enhance the quality of life for our citizens.
2015 Events at a Glance
|February 27||Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum|
|March 28||Strawberry Festival Queen Pageant (sponsored by the Stilwell Kiwanis Club)|
|April 11||Strawberry Festival Prince/Princess Contest (sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce)|
|May 6||Strawberry Day at the State Capitol (sponsored by the Chamber & the Stilwell Kiwanis Club)|
|May 7-9||Strawberry Festival Carnival (sponsored by the Stilwell Kiwanis Club)|
|May 8-9||Strawberry Festival Rodeo (sponsored by the Stilwell Roundup Club)|
|May 9||Stilwell Strawberry Festival (sponsored by the Stilwell Kiwanis Club)|
|May 9||Run for the Berries (sponsored by the Stilwell Kiwanis Club & Cherokee Nation)|
|May 9||Strawberry Festival Car Show|
|June 12||Relay for Life|
|July 4||Fireworks Show (sponsored by the Stilwell Kiwanis Club & the City of Stilwell)|
|September 3-10||Adair County Fair|
|October 2||Chamber of Commerce Chili Lunch|
|October 31||Trunk-O-Ween (sponsored by the Stilwell Chamber of Commerce)|
|December 2||Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon|
|December 4||Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade|
(See Calendar Page for Details)
Stilwell has two parks with playgrounds for the kids, ball fields, and hiking trails. Adair County Park also provides fishing at its small lake with campsites for making the most of your visit. Carson Park boasts a walking trail, a soccer field and is currently in the process of providing a splash pad for kids of all ages.
Located at the end of the Trail of Tears, this community has a large native American population and this can be seen in many aspects of the culture. Native American artifacts can be viewed at the Cherokee Cultural Center in Tahlequah and the home of Sequoyah is located near Sallisaw.
Nestled in the scenic foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Stilwell offers visitors and residents alike, vistas of year around beauty. With an average rainfall of almost 50”, forests of green greet the eye in spring and summer giving way to breathtaking colors in the fall.
For your entertainment, the area has camping, boating, skiing, fishing and other water sports available at Lake Tenkiller. Float trips down the Illinois River on raft, kayak, or canoe are popular with many in the summer months. Several golf courses, movie theaters, and casinos are also available within an easy drive of Stilwell.
Don't miss the Chamber's annual Homecoming Chili Lunch October 2 at the First United Methodist Church
May 3 -9 was OHCE week in Oklahoma.
(see details on Chamber Highlights page)
Thousands enjoy the annual Stilwell Strawberry Festival.