This Weekend at Grand Lake - June 28, 2024

We're Jamming!

Good Morning!

Alrighty then… it’s a full-on holiday week celebration beginning now at Grand Lake.

You ready?

I’m getting a late start this morning, so let’s get right into it… here is what you need to know for this weekend at Grand Lake!

Trouble On The Water?

  • Emergencies - Dial 911

  • Tow Boat US Grand Lake - (918) 782-8600

  • GRDA Non-Emergency - (918) 256-0911

  • GRDA Lake Rules, updated 9/22

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Lake Level - As of 9 am, the lake level was 744.3’ with no gates open and minimal generation. Lake temps are just like bath water - upper 70s and low 80s depending on where you are.

Jamming - The Grand Jam Music Fest continues today and tomorrow at Grand Meridian RV and Tiny Home Resort in Cleora. Lots of great bands, vendors, food trucks, games for the kids, and good times for all. See the music schedule and get more details HERE.

The Monkey Bar - What’s old is new again as The Monkey Bar opens its doors tonight on Monkey Island. The old Monkey Island Pub has new owners, a new look, and DJ Kennedy Rockstar Karaoke will be there tonight to get this new party started the right way!

Fireworks - Get the low-down on all of the on-the-water fireworks happening next week on the Events page of the website.

Dallas Holm - Dallas Holm performs live tonight at Real Life Church in Grove at 6:30. Tickets are $10 and there are only a few left. More info and get your tickets HERE.

Picture in Scripture - The legendary Picture in Scripture theater near Disney continues its performance of Ruth: The Story of Redemption on Friday and Saturday nights. More details can be found HERE.


  • Lawn-a-thon Family Fun games happen at The Anchor on Friday and Saturday afternoons, all summer long.

  • Lakeside Morning Yoga happens Saturday at 8 am on the lawn at Shangri-La Resort behind Doc’s.

  • Grove Farmer’s Market is at 8 am on Saturday in Downtown Grove.

  • The Saturday Market in Langley happens at 9 am, just north of Reasors.

  • Singo! happens at The Anchor Saturday afternoon at 3.

  • Yoga in the Garden at Lendonwood Gardens happens Sunday morning at 10 at the Japanese Pavillion.

  • Hearing rumors of a benefit poker run later in July. I’ll keep you updated.

Do you enjoy these newsletters? If so, maybe you want to buy me a coffee or 5 for my time in putting these together. It’s certainly not required, or even expected, but it’s always appreciated.

Fun & Entertainment

Note - If there is music happening around the lake and it’s not included here, it’s because folks haven’t let me know, and/or, even as of Thursday morning, there isn’t anything on Facebook. Just sayin’.

Friday, June 28

  • Rockwell at Blind Swine Duck Creek - 6 ish

  • Grand Jam Music Festival starts at 6:30 pm

  • JR Neal at Doc’s - 7 ish

  • Ryan Graham at Mooney’s - 8:30 ish

  • Luau Party at Drunken Rooster - 8 pm

  • House Party at Sharky’s - 8 ish

  • DJ Kennedy Rockstar Karaoke at The Monkey Bar - 8 pm

  • Paralandra at Cherokee Casino Grove - 8 pm

  • Rackensack at Grand Lake Casino - 8 pm

  • CM Johnson Band at R Bar Dance Hall and Saloon - 9 ish

  • Johnny Dale Roberts at Blind Swine Monkey Island - 9 ish

  • DJ K Bandito at Big Shots - 10 ish

Saturday, June 29

  • Grand Jam Music Festival starts at 4 pm

  • Ellie Hobson at Blind Swine Duck Creek - 6 pm

  • Wanda Watson with Barrett Lewis at Mooney’s - 8:30 ish

  • Downbeat at Drunken Rooster - 8 ish

  • Brett n Terri at Eddy’s - 8 ish

  • Hwy 69ers at Sharky’s - 8 ish

  • Carl Acuff, Jr. at Cherokee Casino Grove - 8 pm

  • DC & The Night Marshalls at Blind Swine Monkey Island - 9 ish

  • DJ K Bandito at Big Shots - 10 ish

Sunday, June 30

  • Franklin Birt at Sharky’s - 4 pm ish

  • Barrett Lewis Duo at Mooney’s - 4:30 ish

There are a couple of new, beautiful lakefront listings on the website. Check them out here:

Special Thanks To:

Grand River Abstract & Title Co. has been proudly serving Delaware County and northeast Oklahoma for 50 years.

Anchors Aweigh Condo is the perfect place to relax and unwind on Monkey Island. Check availability and book your stay HERE.

BranumUP Automatic Boat Covers has your boat covered, literally. And it couldn’t be more convenient. Get your today!

Monkey Island RV Resort and Cabins is the premier RV resort not just on Monkey Island, but on the lake. Check them out for your next stay.

Sunset Views Vacation Cottage is lakefront, with a boat dock and slip, and is pet friendly. Oh, and the views! Find it on AirBnB and VRBO.

Safe Home Watch and Concierge ( ← FB link) is a new business in the area offering home watch services while you are away. Check them out!

All Seasons Patio ( ← FB Link) is now open in Langley (behind Sonic) with a great selection of patio furniture and lake ‘stuff’.

Goldner Dock Construction is your go-to Grand Lake company for new dock construction, dock accessories, boat lifts, dock service, and maintenance.

Rocks and Docks Adventure Rentals in Disney has you covered with the best in UTV, boat, and jet ski rentals for your Grand Lake adventures.

Grand Lake Cruises offers the perfect way for you and your group to see the lake: enjoy the 24’ luxury pontoon experience and leave the driving to them!

Muscari Law, with offices in Grove and Tulsa, offers personalized and straight-forward legal guidance for your estate planning.

The Dock Dude has a new website! Check it out and give him a call for all of your dock needs on Grand Lake.

The Golf Cart Guyz on Monkey Island do it all - sales, service, and even rentals for your Grand Lake adventure. And, an updated website. Click that link!

Keagan’s Coffee ( ← FB Link) features locally roasted beans and scratch-made deliciousness. Try them out today!

Candlewyck Cove is Grove’s #1 rated resort on Trip Advisor with a variety of accommodations for groups of all sizes at their beautiful lakefront location.

H20 Sport Rental has 4 locations, from Grove to South Grand, to handle any of your boat and watercraft rental needs. Reserve yours today!

JT Services offers complete septic services, portable restrooms, storm shelters, and, now, complete plumbing services, to property owners all over Grand Lake.

LakeTime Enterprises has a Business Center, Event Center, and Storage Center - all centrally located just North of Sailboat Bridge.

PRIME Meats, Eats and Sweets is open for the season in Ketchum. Great meats, homemade treats, and even an awesome deli with delicious sandwiches.

Duck Creek Boat Club and Rentals is offering BIG discounts to full-time Grand Lake residents when you sign up in April. Call (918) 500-6491 for details.

Longs Resort on Grand is the perfect getaway spot IN Grove, located on the lake but just minutes from all Grove has to offer.

Shoreline Solutions is the call to make for all of your hardscape, outdoor living, and retaining wall needs in the Grand Lake area.

Grand Life Rentals has beautiful Grand Lake vacation rentals from Langley to Monkey Island. Find your perfect getaway today!

Looking for a Grand Lake Business?

From luxurious vacation rentals to the contractors you need for your home, find what you are looking for here: