Calendar of Events

All Events at Historic Fort Reno, Inc. are fundraising efforts to help support operations of our museum, continued restoration, and educational resources.  We look forward to seeing everyone at our upcoming events!

September 21, 2019

Tombstone Tales & Taste of Fort Reno

Dinner at 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Cemetery Performance by Lantern 7:30 P.M.
Admission: Adults $30 (13+),Military & Seniors $25 (55+), Children $15 (5-12) *Includes Dinner & Performance
Tombstone Tales takes place at the Fort Reno Post Cemetery. At dusk you will hear the stories of individuals who lived and died at the old fort from 1874-1948. Experience history through living historians dressed as the folks they portray. Included are tales of an Outlaw, Buffalo Soldiers, Cavalry Soldiers, an Indian Scout and many more. This is a fun, spooky and educational event for the entire family!

ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE FOR HEAD COUNT – Please Call (405) 262-3987 to reserve your spot today!

May 18, 2019

Historic Spirit Tour

Check-in at Visitor Center & Museum at 7:00 P.M. Tour will begin from Visitor Center at 8:00 P.M. Admission: Adults $15 (13+), Seniors $10 (55+), Children $7 (5-12)

The nighttime tour through the 1,000-acre historic district at Fort Reno is led by historians. You will hear detailed history of the people who once lived and worked on the former military post and the strange phenomenons that have occurred throughout the history of Fort Reno.  A fun adventure awaits for your entire family!

May 27, 2019 – 1:00 PM

El Reno VFW Post 382 Memorial Day Ceremony

Please join El Reno VFW Post 382 at 11:00 P.M. in the El Reno Cemetery to memorialize El Reno’s deceased veterans and then come out to Fort Reno Post Cemetery at 1:00 P.M. for this moving ceremony with Oklahoma’s Honor Guard and wreath laying ceremony, followed by Taps.

This is a free family event! Don’t forget to stop in and visit Fort Reno’s Visitor Center & Museum to experience the world history of this former military installation!  *Museum has a small fee to attend

June 15, 2019

Historic Spirit Tour

Check-in at Visitor Center & Museum at 7:00 P.M. Tour will begin from Visitor Center at 8:45 P.M. Admission: Adults $15 (13+), Seniors $10 (55+), Children $7 (5-12)

By lantern light hear how the stories of the restless spirits of the old military post align with some of the unsolved mysteries and murders that have occurred here.  You will tour this historic landmark that holds over 100 years of rich history—Chisholm Trail Cattle Drive, Native American history, Oklahoma’s Land Run of 1889 through World War II. Visit with paranormal research teams who have done investigations here at the Fort.

July 20, 2019

Historic Spirit Tour

Check-in at Visitor Center & Museum at 8:00 P.M. Tour will begin from Visitor Center at 8:45 P.M. Admission: Adults $15 (13+), Seniors $10 (55+), Children $7 (5-12)

At dusk you will tour the historic district at the former and once abandoned military post by lantern light and hear the history of the landmarks and people who once walked the same grounds over 100-years ago. Stories that will be told will align with some of the mysteries and murders that have occurred here at Fort Reno over its history.  A spooky, fun and educational evening for the entire family!

August 17, 2019

Historic Spirit Tour

Check-in at Visitor Center & Museum at 8:00 P.M. Tour will begin from Visitor Center at 8:45 P.M. Admission: Adults $15 (13+), Seniors $10 (55+), Children $7 (5-12)

The nighttime tour through the 1,000-acre historic district at Fort Reno is led by historians. You will hear detailed history of the people who once lived and worked on the former military post and the strange phenomenons that have occurred throughout the history of Fort Reno.  A fun adventure awaits for your entire family!

September 21, 2019

Tombstone Tales & Taste of Fort Reno

Dinner at 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Cemetery Performance by Lantern 7:30 P.M.
Admission: Adults $30 (13+),Military & Seniors $25 (55+), Children $15 (5-12) *Includes Dinner & Performance
Tombstone Tales takes place at the Fort Reno Post Cemetery. At dusk you will hear the stories of individuals who lived and died at the old fort from 1874-1948. Experience history through living historians dressed as the folks they portray. Included are tales of an Outlaw, Buffalo Soldiers, Cavalry Soldiers, an Indian Scout and many more. This is a fun, spooky and educational event for the entire family!

ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE FOR HEAD COUNT – Please Call (405) 262-3987 to reserve your spot today!

October 12, 2019

Historic Spirit Tour “SPECIAL TRICK OR TREAT NIGHT”

Check-in at Visitor Center & Museum at 5:30 P.M. Tour will begin from Visitor Center at 7:00 P.M. Admission: Adults $15 (13+), Seniors $10 (55+), Children $7 (5-12)

The nighttime tour through the 1,000-acre historic district at Fort Reno is led by historians. You will hear detailed history of the people who once lived and worked on the former military post and the strange phenomenons that have occurred throughout the history of Fort Reno.  A fun adventure awaits for your entire family this fall!

October 26, 2019

Historic Spirit Tour

Check-in at Visitor Center & Museum at 5:30 P.M. Tour will begin from Visitor Center at 7:00 P.M. Admission: Adults $15 (13+), Seniors $10 (55+), Children $7 (5-12)

At dusk you will tour the historic district at the former and once abandoned military post by lantern light and hear the history of the landmarks and people who once walked the same grounds over 100-years ago. Stories that will be told will align with some of the mysteries and murders that have occurred here at Fort Reno over its history.  A spooky, fun and educational evening for the entire family! 

November 2019 – TBA

German & Italian Memorial Service

Free event that takes place at the Fort Reno Chapel & POW Cemetery. Join the German-American Heritage Society of Tulsa for this special memorial service for the German and Italian Prisoners of War buried at the Fort Reno Post Cemetery POW Annex.

December 2019 – TBA

Firing of the  Christmas Guns (click for more information)

2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Free event that takes place at the historic Chapel & Parade Grounds of Fort Reno *A warm meal will be served in the basement of the chapel following the ceremony for donations

Share in a timeless tradition from German and American folklore. Cannons and guns blasting, snacks, and a visit with Santa in the chapel.

December 14, 2019

Fort Reno Post Cemetery Wreaths Across America Ceremony (click for more information)

Free event that takes place at the Fort Reno Post Cemetery. Join the Fort Reno Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution as they participate in the National Wreaths Across America campaign by laying  handmade wreaths on military graves in the old post cemetery.  To sponsor a wreath for a Fort Reno soldier please go to https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/ and go to “Sponsor Specific Cemetery” and type Cemetery Code: OKFRPC to select Fort Reno Post Cemetery.

2019 Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition

September 25-28, 2019

2017 National Cavalry Competition Champion - SGT Dominique Greeley, Ft. Hood2017 National Cavalry Competition Champion SGT Dominique Greeley, Ft. Hood

2019 Registration deadline: TBA

The 2018 rules are below for reference and are subject to change.

Registration Forms and Information

2018 Bivouac attendee registration packet

2018 Competitor registration packet

2018 Competition rules and scoring

2018 Schedule of Events

2017

2017 Competition rules and scoring

Additional Information for Competitors

2017 Combat Horsemanship Tests

2017 Military Horsemanship Tests

Criteria for the Major Howze

Training for the Major Howze

2017 Results

Past NCC Results

Regional Cavalry Competitions

Fort Concho, Texas, April 18-22, 2018 – Results
Fort Concho, Texas, April 19-23, 2017 – Results
Fort Concho, Texas, April 20-24, 2016 – Result

2019 Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition

September 25-28, 2019

2017 National Cavalry Competition Champion - SGT Dominique Greeley, Ft. Hood2017 National Cavalry Competition Champion SGT Dominique Greeley, Ft. Hood

2019 Registration deadline: TBA

The 2018 rules are below for reference and are subject to change.

Registration Forms and Information

2018 Bivouac attendee registration packet

2018 Competitor registration packet

2018 Competition rules and scoring

2018 Schedule of Events

2017

2017 Competition rules and scoring

Additional Information for Competitors

2017 Combat Horsemanship Tests

2017 Military Horsemanship Tests

Criteria for the Major Howze

Training for the Major Howze

2017 Results

Past NCC Results

Regional Cavalry Competitions

Fort Concho, Texas, April 18-22, 2018 – Results
Fort Concho, Texas, April 19-23, 2017 – Results
Fort Concho, Texas, April 20-24, 2016 – Result