The Covington County Chamber of Commerce will host the 32nd annual Okatoma Festival on Saturday, May 1, 2021.   Plans are underway for the events of the day including the 2021 Okatoma Festival Parade to be held on Saturday, May 1, at 10:30 a.m.  If you cannot make a float, you may use a 4-wheeler, truck, car, or golf cart.  Due to safety concerns, walkers will not be permitted to participate in the parade with the exception of bands, color guard, and The Camp Shelby Youth Challenge Group.  For more information on the parade, please contact Ginger Kirkley at Peoples Bank at 601-765-6514 or email

Rubber Duck Race tickets are available at all the local banks.  Many prizes will be available including a first prize of $300, a second prize of $200, and a third prize of $100.

The special guest for the day and Grand Marshal of the parade will be country recording artist John King.

For more information about the Festival, contact the Covington County Chamber of Commerce at  601-765-6012.