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2017 Waurika Rattlesnake Festival

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WAURIKA, OK (KSWO)- If you are looking for something to do this weekend, you can head to the 56th annual Waurika Rattlesnake Festival!

The fun kicked started Thursday evening, and will go on until Sunday.
The festival has something for all ages, like carnival rides, games and a flea market.

 If you're feeling daring, you can even have your picture taken with a live Diamondback rattlesnake or try some deep-fried rattlesnake meat!

There will be thrill shows Saturday and Sunday where handlers get inside bags with rattlesnakes and perform an act called "the kiss of death."

There will be rewards for hunters who catch the longest rattlesnake, and the most rattlers.

The event is free, but be sure to bring some cash for the food and games.

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