Community invited to day of family fun
In the heart of Okmulgee County, near Okmulgee & Dripping Springs Lakes, a hidden gem awaits families and adventure seekers alike – Rocky Ridge Resort. Owned and operated by the dynamic couple of Chris and Udonna Edmonds, this picturesque haven was opened to the public in April this year.
Now, they’re gearing up for their highly anticipated first event, the Rocky Ridge Rendezvous, scheduled for this Saturday, Oct. 21, from 12-6 p.m. Get ready for an unforgettable day of family-friendly fun, adventure, and community bonding.
– A Day Packed with Activities Planned The Rocky Ridge Rendezvous promises a day filled with activities to suit everyone’s interests. Surrounded by nature’s scenery, here’s a glimpse of what awaits you:
• Mary Sue’s Petting Zoo: Let your children’s imaginations run wild as they get up close and personal with adorable animals.
• Bounce House: Bouncing fun for the little ones to burn off some energy and smiles.
• Mini Pumpkin Paintings: Get creative with your kids as you paint mini pumpkins, perfect for embracing the fall spirit.
• S’mores Station: Nothing says fall quite like the sweet and gooey goodness of s’mores.
• Hayrides: Take a leisurely hayride and soak in the scenic beauty of Rocky Ridge Resort.
• Live Entertainment: Local talent Mark Tulley will take the stage to keep the crowd entertained throughout the day.
• Local Vendors: Shop local and support small businesses with over 17 vendors offering unique and handcrafted items.
• Food Trucks Sponsored by ecoLINK, Crown Auto World of Bristow, A&A Advocates, RAM and a host of more community minded businesses, groups and individuals alike, this event will bring together all nature and family enthusiasts for a day of laughter, fun, and connections. But the fun doesn’t stop there; Rocky Ridge Resort itself offers an array of amenities to make your visit an unforgettable experience.
Below is a list of vendors, food trucks and sponsors to date:
• Deb’s Sweet Country Home
• Brenda Dennis-Walker
• Faith & Hope Creations
• Rebekah Hogue
• Farm to Market
• Frisco 16 Nutrition
• HD Custom Designs
• Hidden Talents Paint Parties
• Kathy`s Krafty Korner
• KB Linked Permanent Jewelry
• Lee Riker Watercolors
• Prairie Fire Consulting
• Mary Sue’s Mobile Petting Zoo & Pony Rides LLC
• Rocky Hill Whitetails (the hayride makes a stop here to see farm raised deer!)
• Nell’s Farmhouse Naturals
• Wicked Candle Co.
• Mark Tulley (Musical Entertainment) • Frost Bites & Java Delights (Food Truck)
• The Coffee Gait (Food Truck)
• Misfit Pits BBQ (Food Truck)
• ecoLINK fiber (S’mores Station Sponsor)
• Crown Auto World Bristow Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM (Bounce House, Pumpkin Decorating Station & Hayride Sponsor)
• A&A Advocates (Petting Zoo Sponsor) – Unwind & Explore at Rocky Ridge Resort Rocky Ridge Resort is more than just an event venue; it’s a year-round destination for adventure and relaxation. Here are some of the exciting amenities they offer:
• RV Setup: Enjoy comfortable RV accommodations with amenities, including Wi-Fi access to stay connected with the world.
• Cabin Stay: For a cozy and rustic retreat, book a charming cabin. Experience the tranquility of the great outdoors with all the comforts of home.
• Primitive Camping: For those who prefer a closer-to-nature experience, primitive camping is available, making it an ideal spot for stargazing and bonfires.
• Walking Trails: Embark on scenic hikes through the resort’s picturesque landscapes. Nature enthusiasts will find these trails irresistible.
• Proximity to Dripping Springs Lake: Just three miles away, Dripping Springs Lake is perfect for fishing, swimming, and other water activities. Rocky Ridge Resort offers boat parking for those who want to enjoy the lake.
• Bring Your Horses: Explore the beauty of the region with your fourlegged companions; the resort offers horse-friendly trails for an immersive experience.
• ATVs Welcome: Registered guests can take advantage of the thrilling ATV trails within the resort.
The Edmonds’ have created a welcoming space where families can come together, nature lovers can connect with the great outdoors, and adventure enthusiasts can get their adrenaline fix. The Rocky Ridge Rendezvous is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the fun and excitement this venue has to offer.
As the date for the Rocky Ridge Rendezvous approaches, anticipation is building throughout Okmulgee and beyond. So mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and prepare to make cherished memories at the first-ever Rocky Ridge Rendezvous. All participants are encouraged to share their experiences after the event to spread the word about this hidden treasure in Okmulgee County. It’s more than an event; it’s a gateway to fun, adventure, and community togetherness.
For more information and updates, visit the Rocky Ridge Resort website, rockyridgeok.com or their social media pages, just search for rockyridgeresort.