Share Your Photos As Tulsa Golden Driller Turns 50

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 3:07 pm
By: News On 6

A big day for a big guy is fast approaching. Tulsa landmark The Golden Driller turns 50 this year, and the party is Saturday.

Tulsa's Golden Driller is an unofficial member of most Green Country families, so don't let him celebrate alone.

Post your photos of and with the Golden Driller over the years on our Facebook page, or share on We've started you out by posting a few News On 6 photos of the Driller over recent years.

And while you're thinking of it - be sure to make plans to come on down for the party Saturday, April 9. 

Help him celebrate at the Fairgrounds starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 9. Midlife Crisis will perform at the party which will set up at the Driller's large shoes (size 393DDD, according to the folks at the Tulsa State Fair.

"We'll be celebrating a big birthday for the big guy," said County Commissioner Karen Keith.

There is a $50 fee for the dance and band with proceeds to benefit the United Way.

At 8:30 p.m., there will be an open ceremony unveiling new lights for the big golden man.