Grand Lakes Welcome Back Weekend
The official and annual reopening of Grand Lake, dubbed Welcome Back Weekend for over twenty years, is scheduled to unfold in March from the 2nd thru the 5th. The traditional Poker Run, an event that attracts 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 premier lake. More details can be found on our Facebook Page.
The weekend begins on Thursday, March 2 at 11 am with a VIP Grand Opening for the 2023 season followed by a pasta night at Arrowhead Yacht Club at 5 pm. members-only.
Friday, March 3 from 5 pm to 7 pm the fun continues with a members-only night it's 5 o'clock party.
Saturday, March 4 from 10 am to noon, open to everyone, we will kick off more welcome-back weekend fun with a delicious poker run start-up breakfast at the Cherokee Yacht Club. During the day from 11 am to 5 pm is the in-water boat show at Arrowhead Yacht Club, so stop by and "Rideem, Driveem and Buyem!"
The moment you have been waiting for starts Saturday, March 4 from noon to 5 pm. Our famous welcome back weekend poker run by land or sea will begin with 5 locations in any order.
- Arrowhead Yacht Club
- Cedar Port
- VIP Pizza
***You must have a chip from these 5 stops to be dealt a hand
***Must Be 21 To Play
***Arrowhead in Grove will pass out a wildcard chip. You may replace your lowest card.
Check-in and card dealing start at 5 pm - 7 pm in the Cherokee Yacht Club Ballroom.
From 5 pm to 9 pm, a Mardi Grand Buffet will be served in the ballroom with live music from House Party.
8 pm, we will announce the 2023 Poker Run winners.
We invite everyone to end the fun-filled weekend with a fantastic shipwreck brunch at Arrowhead Yacht Club from 10 am - 2 pm. Our in-water boat show continues at Arrowhead Yacht Club from 11 am to 5 pm, so stop by and "Rideem, Driveem and Buyem!"