El Reno, Oklahoma: Fried Onion Burger DayAnnual street festival in downtown that culminates in creation and serving of the World's Largest Fried Onion Hamburger.
- Historic Route 66, El Reno, OK
- Downtown El Reno, on historic Route 66 and Choctaw Ave.
- First Sa in May.
- Free, first come, first served.
Visitor Tips and News About Fried Onion Burger Day
No need to wait for the annual Fried Onion Burger Day in El Reno. At Sid's Diner there are great onion burgers and "freedom fries" every day, just around the corner from the Canadian County Historical Museum.[doug rice, 04/15/2013]
Fried Onion Burger Day is an annual event that culminates in the grilling of the World's Largest Fried Onion Hamburger: "A tribute to the fried onion hamburger, cooked daily in El Reno since the early 1900s." The World's largest fried onion hamburger weighs over 750 pounds.
You've got to see it... and taste it! Oh it was so delicious![Rachel, 05/15/2010]
The festival is usually the first Saturday of May. The waiting throng gets free portions of the giant burger, which is served at about 1 pm. You can get a regular sized fried onion hamburger any day in El Reno.