The annual Lawton, Fort Sill Armed Forces Day parade returns on Saturday, May 21st (05-21-22). The Lawton, Fort SIll Chamber of Commerce along with the Lawton, Fort Sill Convention & Visitors Bureau just officially announced the parade for 2022.

The parade in Lawton is a celebration of Armed Forces Day which is celebrated Nationwide on the third Saturday of May each year. Every state and city observe Armed Forces Day in their own way from picnics, festivals, parties to parades. Get all the details from the official parade poster below:

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The Lawton Armed Forces Day parade is one of the longest-running and biggest Armed Forces parades in the country. Lawton has been doing it for well over 50 years and counting. The City of Lawton, the Lawton Chamber of Commerce with the Lawton, Fort Sill Convention & Visitors Bureau along with several local and area businesses as well as volunteers from all over team up every year to put this on.

The parade will start at 10:00-am in downtown Lawton on C Avenue at the Central Plaza and make its way to Elmer Thomas Park on Ferris Avenue. You can line the sides of the streets along the parade route. If you'd like to be a part of the parade itself you can stop by the Lawton Chamber of Commerce at 302 W. Gore to fill out an entry form. Or click here to visit the official website and get all the forms and additional details.

Funny, Crazy & Unusual Street Names Found in Oklahoma

One thing's for sure, Oklahoma has a ton of funny, unusual, and downright crazy street names. Across the Sooner State in every town, city, and rural community you'll find hilarious streets and roads with some of the most bizarre names you can think of. When they were named, more than likely years ago, I'm sure no one thought they would be considered crazy or funny at the time. Well, times have changed! Now some of these street names had to be deliberately named by someone with a great sense of humor. At least in my opinion anyway. Scroll through the photo gallery to check out some of Oklahoma's funniest and craziest street names. If you know of a funny or crazy street or road name in Oklahoma take a quick photo of the sign and submit it to critter@townsquaremedia.com and we'll include it in the photo gallery below.

Where to Find the many murals by Justin Hackney's Spreading PAINT in Lawton, Fort Sill.

If you've driven around town you've probably seen all the murals we have in Lawton, Fort Sill. If you take the time to look you'll notice that they're everywhere. We're lucky to have so many talented artists that share their work with us regularly by painting murals. One name you've probably heard before is Justin Hackney and Spreading PAINT. His work of masterful murals can be found all over town. He's done some of the very best and has painted everything from rock stars to celebrities and everything in between. He has a style all his own and has painted murals in full color, vivid transposed negative style, and in black and white. Be on the lookout for his latest mural masterpiece he's going to keep painting them so long as people want them and there's wall space. Looking forward to seeing his next one! Check out the gallery below of Justin Hackney's Spreading PAINT murals and where to find them. We'll continue to add to the gallery as he paints them.

The Dreadful Downtown Hauntings of Lawton, OK.

When it comes to ghost tales and hauntings Lawton, Fort Sill has more than a few scary stories to tell. The most active hauntings and paranormal/supernatural occurrences that have been reported seem to be centered around downtown Lawton. If you've lived here a while I'm sure you've heard a few of these terrifying tales yourself. If not check out the photo gallery below of the dreadful downtown hauntings of Lawton, OK.

Look inside this insane Mansion that's for sale in Oklahoma

Take a tour of this incredible mansion in Mustang, OK. that's for sale. If you have $3,395,000 you could be the proud new owner of this one-of-a-kind estate. It's located at 12300 S. Highway 4 in Mustang, OK. It's listed by Nathan Barta of Ken Carpenter Realty in Mustang, OK. Can you imagine actually living here? Scroll through all the pictures for a look inside and take a virtual tour of this one-of-a-kind Mustang mansion.