Van Oil Pageant & Festival
Van Oil Pageant since 1979
Cindy Pool 1979 Elizabeth Maddox 2017
The 38th Annual Van Oil Pageant will begin on Sunday, September 24, 2017 with the mandatory Oil Pageant Tea at the “Movie House” in downtown Van.
The rehearsal will be on Wednesday October 4th at the Van JR Hi Auditorium. The Pageant will take place at the Van Jr Hi Auditorium on Saturday, October 7, 2017.
All young ladies, ages 0 – 19 and young gentlemen ages 0 – 7 years old and live in Van Zandt County are eligible. (Also eligible if living in Smith County, but a student of Van ISD District)
The Oil Queen must be a student of Van ISD.
Watch the Van Oil Festival or Van Oil Queen pages on Facebook for continued information. The registration form is ready and can be found under the Chamber drop down box under Registration for Chamber Events.
Looking forward to another special time at the Oil Pageant for 2017!
Van Oil Celebration began with Oil Discovery 1929.
The 88th Annual Oil Celebration will begin on Saturday, October 14, 2017 with a parade beginning at 10 AM and the Festival beginning at Van United Methodist Church parking lot. Watch the Van Oil Festival Facebook for things that will be happening that day.
Be sure to make plans now to be there and enjoy the parade of floats, tractors, classic cars, along with vendors on the street, fun items like bounce house, dunking booth and more. Entertainment, singing, & dancing all throughout the Festival.
The Vendor registration form is ready and can be found under the Chamber drop down box under Registration for Chamber Events.
Mark your calendar now for this time of fun and entertainment for all ages.