Frederick's Fantastic Oyster Fry Saturday

The wait is over, and the Frederick Oyster Fry is this week! There is still time to get your tickets for Frederick's 2012 Fantastic Oyster Fry are available now and can be ordered online!
The Oyster Fry will be held on Sat, March 31 at the Prather Brown Center, located at 211 South 13th Street from 4pm- 6:30pm. Diners at Frederick's Fantastic Oyster Fry will have their choice of fried oysters or raw oysters. The dinner also comes with homemade slaw, chips, bread and a drink. Homemade desserts will also be available for a minimal cost. 

Advance Tickets are $16 and may be purchased at the Chamber Office or by credit card by a secure website at Credit card orders can still be placed by calling the chamber office at (580) 335-2126. Tickets purchased by credit card will be held for you at the Oyster Fry for pickup that day.  Tickets can be also purchased in Frederick at Howard Chiropractic, Box, Inc, Jackson Funeral Home, Worthington Insurance, First National Bank, Bancfirst, Frederick Ace Hardware, and the Frederick Chamber Office.


Scavenger Hunt

Another new activity has been added to Frederick's Oyster Fry this Year: A Scavenger Hunt! No purchase is necessary, and it's a fun thing to do with a group of your friends on Oyster Fry Day!  The Scavenger Hunt is a series of questions about Frederick's different merchants and attractions, and you must visit them to answer the clues! Scavenger Hunt forms will be able to be picked up from the Chamber of Commerce office (100 South Main) starting at 9am March 31, or at 12 noon at the Chamber booth at the Fry, which will be at the Prather Brown Center, 211 South 13th Street!  The grand prize is a real pearl pendant!

Craft Show

A craft show will run in conjunction with the Oyster Fry down the street at the First United Methodist Church at 12th and Grand, and at the Gray Gish Event Center at 126 N Main St. Approximately 40 craft vendors will offer a wide variety of items for sale and exhibit, including toys, pottery, goat soap, candy, jewelry, woodcrafts, leather crafts, candles, needlework, and much, much more. The craft show will begin at 11:00 a.m. and run until 7:00 p.m., while the fry itself will run from 4pm until 6:30 p.m.. 

Art in Bloom

Lawton artist David Gill will present "Art in Bloom" at the Lois Long Center at 114 South 99th Street in Frederick. "Art in Bloom" will feature many of David Gills wonderful floral photography from 2pm until 6pm. For more information about David, visit:

Romona Theater

In addition, the Historical Ramona Theater, located next door, will be open for viewing. Built in 1929, the Ramona was the showplace of the Southwest, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Jenny Perry Mosaics

Mosaic artist and chamber member Jenny Perry has moved her art studio to downtown Frederick at 114. N Main, the studio will be open to the public on Oyster Fry Day from noon until 6:00 p.m.. Be sure to stop in to say hello and gaze upon all the artwork.

Pioneer Townsite Historical Museum

The Pioneer Townsite Historical Museum houses the Abernathy Boys Exhibit, as well as many other wonderful exhibits, and will be open from 1pm until 5pm on March 31st. Learn about he boy's amazing cross country adventure in 1910, and step back into pioneer life in the 1920's.

Crawford Collection

The Crawford Collection in downtown Frederick is a private collection of more than 160 animal trophy mounts that were collected from throughout the world by Frederick's Crawford family. It will be open from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m..

The World War II Airborne Demonstration Team

The World War II Airborne Demonstration Team, Frederick Airport, Southeast of Frederick.  During World War II Frederick was home to Frederick Army Air Field. The World War II Airborne Demonstration Team Foundation has established its headquarters at the Frederick airport in the sole remaining hangar that has been preserved from that time.  The team honors veterans through WWII style static line parachute jumps at events throughout the United States and Europe.  
The Hanger will be open from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. that day.

Hackberry Flat Wetlands

Also visit Hackberry Flat Wetlands, a restored wetland that attracts thousands of migratory birds including Whooping Cranes and other rare species. Be sure to visit the Hackberry Flat Center for updated birding information, it will be open from 9am to 3pm. Located Southeast of Frederick, go South on Hwy 183 and follow the signs.


For more information about these attractions, or to order tickets, contact the Frederick Chamber 
of Commerce at 580-335-2126 or go to