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A family-friendly festival featuring live entertainment including western arts, cowboy mounted shooting, musical performances and much more.  As always, we also have a variety of food trucks and craft vendors.

It's all in honor of Darke County's most famous daughter!

Welcome to the 2021 Annie Oakley Festival

The Annie Oakley Committee members are so excited about having our 2021 Annie Oakley Festival.  We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to the festival this year.  We have a lot of activities planned, and hope that you will join us for this wonderful festival, and honor our very own Miss Annie Oakley. 

A Word from the President


I am so excited that this year, 2021, we are going to have the 2021 Annie Oakley Festival!!!  Our committee is working hard to bring together a wonderful festival.  Over the last year, we have realized how much we have missed being able to enjoy moving about, seeing and talking with others, going to events, and enjoying life.

The Annie Oakley Festival Committee, is working hard to make sure that this year’s festival is a wonderful event for everyone, and making sure that we keep your safety and health in mind.  We will be asking everyone to be responsible.  Please, keep in mind, all of those around you.  There will be multiple hand sanitizing areas throughout our festival grounds.  Please feel free to use them as you feel necessary.

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our 2021 Annie Oakley Festival!!!  We have already secured wonderful entertainment for this year’s event.  Our entertainment for this year includes:  Singing Entertainment by Country Harmony, Jeff Hittle, Spittin’ Image, Adam Liette, and Noah Back; Other Entertainment includes the Annie Oakley Parade, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, American Western Arts Showcase, The Melodrama (performing Shirley’s Seam Shoppe has a Cole Fate… or… Ed Venture Awaits, by Christopher Chapa), American Whip Artistry by Gery Deer, and the National Fast Draw.

Competitions this year include the 2021 Miss Annie Oakley Shooting Contest, 2021 Little Miss & Mr Contest, Annie Memorial Shoot (Classic Annie & Classic Frank), 2021 Annie Oakley Festival Car Show, 2021 Annie Oakley Wiener Dog Races and Costume Contest, and the 2021 National Kiddie Tractor Pullers Association.

We have vendors, concessioners, Family Fun Games, Free Historical Bus Tours, and something for everyone to enjoy.  Continue to check back here on our website, and our Facebook page Annie Oakley Festival, for more information and updates.

JoEllen Melling, President of the Annie Oakley Festival Committee