Storm Recovery Efforts

On May 25, a tornado caused widespread damage in Claremore late Saturday night into Sunday. You can find the latest updates on our community’s storm recovery efforts, including a list of FAQs and other helpful resources at

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Celebrate the Holiday Season in Claremore

The City of Claremore will kick off the holiday season tonight with a Community Tree Lighting hosted in the Ne-Mar Center. Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. and include music, hot chocolate and cookies.

Holiday magic will continue throughout the weekend with Claremore’s annual Dickens on the Boulevard.  The Victorian-themed Christmas festival will be held Friday and Saturday from 6 -9 p.m. in historic downtown Claremore.  Visitors will enjoy live street entertainment, food, pictures with Santa and much more.  The event also provides guests with extended shopping hours at local downtown retailers.

Claremore Lake will once again light up for the holidays, Nov. 23 through Jan. 6, 2023.  The Claremore Lake lights begins at the Blue Starr Road entrance and displays will be featured throughout the park.  Multiple photo opportunities will be available, and there is no cost to enjoy the light display.

The Claremore Christmas Parade, hosted by the Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Saturday, December 3.  The parade, which begins at 6 p.m. downtown and heads West towards the Claremore Indian Hospital, will feature marching bands, floats and other holiday surprises.

Visit Claremore will host a Holiday Photo Contest, where participants can highlight what makes Claremore special during the holidays through Instagram and Facebook posts by tagging #WeAreClaremore.  All submissions will be entered into a drawing to win a holiday gift basket and $250 off a rental at 320 on Main.

A complete listing of activities is available at