Value News Articles - Visit Claremore

How to Be a Tourist in Your Own City

By: Value News | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2020

You’d be surprised how much there is to see and how little you probably know about the place you live. For some, low budgets due to job losses and being “Safer at Home,” it definitely put a dent in the fun of summer traveling this year, without a doubt. But just because you can’t go far doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time. Here are eight ways on how to do it and you can do it as a family!

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Shopping Local Speeds Economic Recovery

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: Rogers County | Issue: May 2020

COVID-19, a name that will not be forgotten for a long time, has brought tourism to a screeching halt. Spring is one of the busiest times in Claremore with numerous events; sports by RSU, our high schools and recreation leagues; graduations, reunions and weddings…except for this year. COVID-19 is and has been devastating-killing our residents or making them very ill for an extended amount of time. It has changed the way we communicate, the way we shop, the way we celebrate, the way we gather and the way we entertain. We are all trying to stay safe and healthy and our team at Visit Claremore encourages you to continue, but maybe it is time to get out a little? Click to learn more.

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Claremore Home & Garden Show is Your One Stop Shop for All Things Lawn, Garden and Home Repair

By: Tom Fink | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: March 2020

Claremore’s annual Home & Garden Show returns to the Claremore Expo Center April 3-5. Dozens of vendors specializing in lawncare, home repair, and more will be attending to showcase their products and services and answer questions. The unique aspect of the show is that many of the vendors are local to Rogers County and the surrounding areas, highlighting the availability of resources available within the community. Learn more about the event at

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Plan Now to Exhibit at the Claremore Home & Garden Expo

By: Tom Fink | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: February 2020

Warmer weather is approaching, which means home improvement projects are underway. The Claremore Home & Garden Show is the perfect opportunity for vendors to showcase their products to thousands and exhibitors to gain Spring and home improvement inspiration. The free three-day event will be held April 3-5 at the Claremore Expo Center. Learn more at

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West Bend Winterland returns to Claremore

By: Tom Fink | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: November 2019

The third annual West Bend Wonderland returns to the Claremore Expo Center with various events beginning with the Tree Lighting Ceremony December 2 at 6:30 p.m. through the New Year's Eve bash on December 31. You can participate in open skate nights, take photos with Santa, ride the miniature train, and more. Find the details at

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Claremore's Newest Family Tradition

By: Ashley Waitkus | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2018

Traveling over 1,000 miles to Michigan and back for a 55 foot fresh Christmas tree, Visit Claremore goes to great distances to make sure the annual West Bend Winterland provides an incredible, memory-making experience for families.

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2015 Great Race to Travel Route 66

By: Lisa Rogers | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2015

Claremore will host a lunch stop on the 2015 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Sunday, June 21, race organizers have announced.

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Preserving Cowboy Cooking Culture

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

If they were being pulled by horses or oxen, it might look like an Old West cattle drive.

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Hop on the Chuck Wagon

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2013

Will Rogers’ birthday is November 4, which means that Claremore – the ­hometown of Rogers – is ­planning their annual Will Rogers Days celebration.

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World’s Richest Noodling Tournament Coming to Claremore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2013

Kaleb Summers likes a ­challenge. He confesses to being an adrenaline junkie.

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Richest Noodling Showdown Comes to Claremore

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

Claremore is known for its many Oklahoma legends.

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