Welcome to poteau!
Poteau is in an exciting place of growth- the city is constantly adding new businesses, creating new entertainment venues, and engaging with the community through exciting events. The old town district, more commonly known as 'downtown,' is transforming into a hot spot for your next family outing, date night, or friends weekend.
Poteau Mainstreet Matters, Inc. dba Historic Downtown Poteau continues to work on projects that improve the downtown district. We believe Poteau is becoming a true destination point for people throughout the region.
A special thank you to James E. Fesperman III for our beautiful home page cover photo.
WHO WILL BE THE TOURNAMENT CHAMPION IN 2020? Meet our 2019 tournament winners! Details from our FIRST DAY OF SUMMER CELEBRATION – CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT JUNE 21, 2019 $50 per team ~ Bring your own partner! Registration is 5:30pm till 6:30pm in the pocket park! Tournament starts at 6:30pm on Dewey Ave! Each player receives one Read more about Cornhole Tournament- First Day of Summer Celebration 2019![…]
The first annual, First Day of Summer Celebration, on June 21st was a BLAST! We started the day at the farmer’s market, complete with a cooking demo from the OSU Extension team for our Kid’s Zone portion of the market, then painted faces at the Boys and Girls Club, and created hand-made tie-dyed t-shirts with Read more about First Day of Summer Celebration 2019![…]
Poteau Mainstreet Matters, Inc. dba Historic Downtown Poteau collaborated with the City of Poteau, Mayor Scotty White, Street Commissioner Jim Seale, City Council member Clay Bennett, the Boys & Girls Club of LeFlore County, TSET (Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust), and LeFlore County Youth Services to make downtown Poteau a safe space for pedestrians. Specifically thinking Read more about Making Downtown Safe For All![…]
Poteau Mainstreet Farmer’s Market has opened in downtown Poteau! Held in the City Hall parking lot, Poteau Mainstreet Farmer’s Market features produce from several local farms, including, but not limited to: Knothole Farm (Cameron, OK), Pleasant Valley Homestead (Wister, OK), Hometown Harvest (Poteau, OK), Wild Things Farm (Pocola, OK), Maple Creek Berry Farm (Poteau, OK), Read more about Farmer’s Market has opened![…]
First Fridays have returned to the Pocket Park! We kicked off our 1st First Friday in April with musical guest artist Aaron Emberton. FIRST FRIDAY SCHEDULE: First Friday in MAY, SEPTEMBER, and OCTOBER. *We will not host a First Friday event during the ‘hot’ months of June, July, and August.
The Mega Raffle was a huge, or should we say, MEGA hit! Poteau Mainstreet- Historic Downtown Poteau partnered with local businesses for raffle prizes to include a Bad Boy mower, a John Deere mower and Stihl trimmer, a year of wellness for two, a year of tanning and tanning accessories, a $2500 gift card for Read more about Mega Raffle 2019[…]
Poteau Mainstreet Matters, Inc. dba Historic Downtown Poteau accepts checks, cash, and/or Paypal donations. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Link to make a donation through Paypal: Paypal.me/poteaumainstreet Did you know you can also support Poteau Mainstreet just by shopping on Amazon? Go to https://smile.amazon.com and log in with your Read more about Donate[…]
We understand that not everyone can make a monetary donation. Your time, your talents, and your energy are always welcome donations! Please contact us if you need volunteer hours, or want to get involved with Poteau Mainstreet Matters, Inc. dba Historic Downtown Poteau as a volunteer! Gallery of Volunteer fun with Read more about We Love Our Volunteers![…]
Kim Hoffman- Wilson, Poteau Mainstreet Matters, Inc. DBA Historic Downtown Poteau Board President and board member for 2 years, is the Owner/Buyer of Downtown’s renowned boutique, The Purple Plume. Kim is the CFO for JoB Const. Co., Inc., a family owned and operated business for 50 years. She enjoys working and giving back her time Read more about Meet Our Board Members[…]
Downtown Christmas Extravaganza A Christmas tradition: the Christmas Extravaganza and Synchronized Light Show in the Pocket Park is a fun event for the whole family!