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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wichita Mountain Classic Show 2019

Posted by: Communications Manager on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

 

The Wichita Mountains Classic Show

December 6-8, 2019

Comanche County Fairgrounds

920 S. Sheridan Road

                         

Register here for the 2019 Wichita Classic Show. 

Want to sponsor the show? Click here for more information.

 

For more information contact Logan Ralston at 580.355.3541 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Wichita Mountains Motorcycle Route

Posted by: Communications Manager on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The following pages are excerpted from the Oklahoma Motorcycle Guide, which is produced by the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department. To order a copy, visit TravelOK.com/Brochures.

Click here to download the full route. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tourism Summit Features Keynote Speaker, LT. Governor Matt Pinnell On Latest Tourism Updates

Posted by: Communications Manager on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the Tourism Summit on Tuesday, April 9th featuring keynote speaker LT. Governor Matt Pinnell at the Apache Casino Hotel. The objective of the annual Tourism Summit is to highlight and provide insight on the State of Oklahoma’s Tourism industry. The Tourism industry continues to be a leading source of commerce to the state of Oklahoma, currently ranked 3rd. In addition to providing the update on current status of tourism within the state, the Tourism Summit will also educate guests on the newest tourism initiatives and trends.

Don’t miss you chance to hear the exciting new updates in tourism! Click here to RSVP.

Spring Into The New Year With Ware On C April 4th!

Posted by: Communications Manager on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Ware On C returns on for the latest series of community events geared towards bringing residents out during after hours for fun families activities, local shopping, great music and so much more! On Thursday, April 4th from 5:30pm to 8pm, visitors and local residents can visit Lawton’s exclusive downtown known as the Ware District to check out some of the latest in food and entertainment highlighted in the area.

 

Ware On C Vendors Lineup

Scissortail Boutique
Whataburger Restaurants - #0473
Platt College
Nora O'Neal Adult Day Care
Ross Estates Apartments
Avon
The Buckle
ASYMCA
Museum of the Great Plains
Brookridge Retirement Community
Lawton Food Bank
Let It Be Chiropractic LLC
District SIX10
Dillard's
Cricket Wireless (Optimal Wireless, LLC)
The Red Cord
Lawton Philharmonic Society
Old Town North Candles
Intertribal Visions Unlimited
Grand Canyon Education
Paparazzi Independent Consultant - Andrea Cotton

This event is free and open to the public. Stroller and pet friendly.

 

Want to be a Ware On C Vendor? Click here. Interested in volunteering? Sign up to be a Ware On C Volunteer here.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

CVB Weekly Happenings Update: Week of March 18-24

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

CVB Spotlight: Marine Corp League

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The Lawton Fort Sill Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the Marine Corps League will be hosting their southern division conference in Lawton this weekend. The Convention & Visitors Bureau and our community has not hosted this group since 2013, so we incredibly proud to announce the return of the organization. Not only is this an exciting chance for the Marine Corps League to receive training but also a great opportunity for the organization to check out and enjoy the benefits of our community. On Saturday, March 23th, they will start their morning off with a presentation of colors, provided by our very own Buffalo Soldiers. Following the presentation of colors, the group will be welcomed by Mayor Booker and proceed to a training opportunity. The group will conclude their day with a special banquet at the Comanche County Fairgrounds. On behalf of the Lawton Fort Sill Convention & Visitors Bureau and our community, WELCOME TO LAWTON! We are thrilled to host the Marine Corps League in our city!

Monday, March 4, 2019

Armed Forces Day Parade 2019

Posted by: Communications Manager on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (1)


Billed in years past as the largest Armed Forces Day parade in the nation, more than 100 participants are set to march in Lawton Fort Sill’s procession. This year's theme A Step Into the Past: Celebrating Fort Sill's 150th Birthday and honoring our Armed Forces history, will highlight the monumental birthday of Fort Sill as well as recognize the history of our military by encouraging participants to incorporate elements of the past into their floats. The annual event serves to showcase our armed forces and community collaboration. 

 

Parade entry forms are available now, and will be accepted up to 3 p.m. Friday, May 10.

Parade Entry Form

For more information on the parade, contact Logan Ralston, Convention & Visitors Bureau Projects Officer at 580-355-3541 or email lralston@visitlawton.com

 

Parade Route

 

Click here for parade lineup!

 

 

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Lawton Fort Sill Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Return of the 2019 SWOCC Corvette Weekend!

Posted by: Communications Manager on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Lawton Fort Sill Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the return of the Southwest Oklahoma Corvette Club’s Corvette Weekend 2019. It is always an honor to host such a wonderful group and see it grow every year. This year the Lawton Fort Sill Convention and Visitors Bureau will not only be a part of selecting one of the corvettes for the “Convention and Visitors Bureau Award”, but we will also be the presenter of the award during the Saturday evening awards banquet. Mark your calendar for March 22nd – 24th to be at Apache Casino Hotel and see the incredible lineup of cars!

 

The Corvette Show will take place on March 23rd from 12-3pm in the south parking lot of the Apache Casino Hotel. Come out and See What We See!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

CVB Weekly Happenings Update

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcomes New Staff Member

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Logan C. Ralston 

Logan has lived in Lawton for 18 years. Logan comes from a military family. He graduated from Lawton Christian School and received his Bachelor’s Degree at Cameron University and is a member of the Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. Logan has worked as MWR’s Commercial Sponsorship & Advertising Account Executive and graduated from Leadership Lawton Class 28 in 2018. Logan has recently joined the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce as the Conventions & Visitors Bureau’s Projects Officer. He currently lives in sunny suburbia Cache, OK with his wife Mandy, their two beautiful twin girls, Dillon Rose and Keegan Jo and our soon-to-arrive son, Rowan Morris.

“I hope to foster the spirit of Lawton Fort Sill and expose the beauty and charm that this town and community has.” - Logan Ralston