Grand Lake’s Welcome Back Weekend
The official and annual re-opening of Grand Lake, dubbed Welcome Back Weekend for over twenty years, is scheduled to unfold March 2nd. The traditional Poker Run, an event which attracted nearly 400 participants in the event’s inaugural year, remains the backbone of one of the most popular off season weekends ever unveiled on Oklahoma’s premiere lake.
Things get off to a start on Thursday, March 2nd with the Bon Voyage party at Arrowhead Yacht Club starting at 5 pm, the event will include a pasta action station hosted by Chef Mark and his staff from Arrowhead Yacht Club.
The Ice Breakers Poker Run will begin Saturday March 4th at 11am and conclude at 4pm. This year’s competition will be conducted as in past years with tokens being picked up at each of the stops, which includes Arrowhead Yacht Club, Cedar Port Marina, VIP Pizza-Hammerhead Marina, Grand Lake Boat Sales, Mooney's Sunset Bar & Grill and Cherokee Yacht Club, and then exchanged for playing cards to determine the winning hands will be held at the "Titanic" Party at the Cherokee Yacht Club. You must go to all 6 stops to be dealt a hand.
***You MUST be 21 years or older to participate in the poker run***
Join us after the poker run at the "Titanic" party in the Grand Ballroom at the Cherokee Yacht Club starting at 6pm. There will be an all inclusive Titanic Ballroom Buffet for $20.00 in the main dining hall, a cash bar will be available.
To conclude the weekend of fun come to Cherokee Yacht Club, Sunday March 5th for the Survivors Al Carte Breakfast and Lunch from 9am-2pm.
Some of Grand Lake’s finest have stepped forward as major sponsors of the event as in the Cherokee Yacht Club, Arrowhead Yacht Club, Cedar Point Marina, Mooney's Sunset Bar & Grill, Hammerhead Marina, and Grand Lake Boat Sales. For more information call 918.782.3292