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Editor’s Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the events and venues featured may have adjusted their hours, programming or safety protocols. Please check with each venue directly to verify. We encourage our readers to enjoy family fun responsibly. Get vaccinated if you are a candidate and when around others, wear a mask, avoid crowded indoor spaces, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. 

Find more information about the coronavirus pandemic in Oklahoma at oklahoma.gov/covid19. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine clinic locations, visit vaxokc.com.

  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating and unexpected stunts. See Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and stars from Frozen, Moana, Coco, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, The Princess and the Frog, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty. Show times: Thursday, September 16 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 17 – 12:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 18 – 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 19 – 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 20 – 7:30 p.m.

    Where

    Jim Norick Arena View map
    333 Gordon Cooper Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Enjoy complimentary fares on the OKC Streetcars. 2021 June 22 - June 27, Festival of the Arts (Streetcar, Zone 1a ADA Paratransit Only) July 4 – Fourth of July July 13 – Special Elections* July 16 – Third Friday Free August 10 –Special Elections* August 20 – Third Friday Free September 6 – Labor Day September 14 – Special Elections* September 17 – Third Friday Free October 12 – Special Elections* November 9 – Special Elections* November…

    Where

    Multiple Stops in Downtown, Bricktown, Midtown & Auto Alley View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The fair features a horse show, car show, 4-H and FFA competitions, carnival rides, children's area, midway games and more. See website for complete schedule of events.

    Where

    Claremore Expo Center View map
    400 S Veterans Pkwy,
    Claremore, 74017, OK, US
  • Scotfest is Oklahoma's flagship celebration of Celtic history and heritage, with food, crafts, live Celtic music, highland games, Scottish and Irish dance demonstrations, a Celtic dog parade and genealogy & family history sessions. Friday, 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Where

    Broken Arrow Events Park View map
    21101 E 101st ST,
    Broken Arrow, OK, US
  • Cherokee Strip Celebration in downtown Enid is a three-day celebration commemorating when people flocked to Enid to stake their claim. The festivities include food, arts & craft show, live entertainment, parade, gunfight reenactments and more. Schedule:  Friday, Sept.17 11am-1pm: Cherokee Strip Lunch Rush Indian Tacos provided by Enid Intertribal Saturday, Sept. 18 9 am: Enid Walk of Fame Awards Ceremony 9:30 am: Cherokee Strip Celebration Begins 10:30 am: Cherokee Strip…

    Where

    Downtown Square View map

    Enid, OK, US
  • The Dodgers take the field against the Express. There will be post-game fireworks on Friday and kids can run the bases after Sunday's game. Game times are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday & Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.; Sunday, 6:05 p.m. Also held: Sept. 16-21.

    Where

    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    2 Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma Cit y, 73104, OK, US
  • Features a new immersive experience with life-sized dinosaur fossils and animatronic models that demonstrate movement and sounds like prehistoric creatures. This interactive experience has 15 one-of-a-kind animatronic displays and 8 skeleton replicas. Learn how dinosaurs evolved over time and where they roamed as well as what the OKC Zoo is doing to fight the extinction of Oklahoma’s beloved lizard, the horny toad, also known as the Texas horned lizard. Dino…

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor skating surface for both traditional quad skates as well as inline skates. Fall hours: Thursday & Friday, 4-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1-7 p.m. (weather permitting) Skates are available to rent, but personal skates are always welcome. Hours are subject to change due to weather conditions.

    Where

    Scissortail Park View map
    801 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma State Fair is an end-of-summer annual tradition. The 2021 Oklahoma State Fair will feature free concerts, food and shopping vendors, shows, exhibits, games, carnival rides and more. Disney On Ice will return for performances in the Jim Norick Arena. However, the Xtreme Bulls & Broncs Rodeo and Concert will not return in 2021. Midway ride tickets will move from paper to digital tickets. Special Discount Days Thursday, September 16: Opening…

    Where

    State Fair Park View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Vaccines available include flu, 65+flu, Tdap, PNA, shingles, Moderna an Pfizer. Vitamin B-12 shots are also available for $20. Most health insurance providers cover the cost of immunizations. Please bring your insurance card. Cost is due at time of service.

    Where

    Cameron Building View map
    2915 N Classen Blvd, Ste 300,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a community baby shower for pregnant mothers. Preregister. Must be pregnant at the time of the event to attend.

    Where

    Central Oklahoma Healthy Start Initiative View map
    3017 N Martin Luther King Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features local vendors throughout the park as well as bar service, food trucks, live music and more. 2021 Schedule: Sept. 17 Oct. 15 Shoppers are asked to please observe the 6-foot social distance recommendations and bring their own masks to wear while participating.

    Where

    Scissortail Park View map
    801 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Features a food truck festival with live music by Blackwater.

    Where

    Central Park Amphitheater View map
    700 S Broadway Ave,
    Moore, OK, US
  • Features treats, drinks, giveaways, art, live music and more from participating businesses.

    Where

    Film Row View map
    California to NW 4th, Classen to Hudson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a Zumba class that combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system. Instructors provided by YMCA.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens' Devon Lawn View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features pop-up shops as well as live music and food trucks. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase.

    Where

    Wheeler District View map
    1701 S Western Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Bring your blankets or lawn chairs for music underneath the stars at the amphitheater at Central Park on select Fridays in August & September. Enjoy a musical evening with live music, food trucks and lawn games for all ages Aug. 6 - Shelly Phelps Aug. 20 - ONE TWO TEN Sept. 3 - No concert Sept. 10 - Dirt Rich Band Sept. 17 - Black Water Bridge

    Where

    Central Park Amphitheater View map
    700 S Broadway,
    Moore, 73160, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor screening of family-friendly movies. Activities begin at 7 p.m. The movie will begin at sundown. 2021 Movie line-up: Sept. 17 - High School Musical Oct. 15 - Hocus Pocus Admission is FREE. Masks required.

    Where

    Lions Park View map
    450 S Flood Ave,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features live, local music from Oklahoma singer-songwriters in the open-air pavilion. Bring a blanket and pick up a to-go picnic from any of the surrounding restaurants.  There is a playground and coffee shop nearby as well as shopping.

    Where

    The Water Stage at Chisholm Creek View map
    13230 Pawnee Drive,
    Oklahoma City, 73114, OK, US
  • The Buddy Holly Story will relaunch their national tour from The McKnight Center, spending a week in Stillwater.

    Where

    The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts View map
    705 W University Ave,
    Stillwater, 74074, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor screening of Jurassic Park. The movie will begin around sunset. Bring your own blankets or chairs. Also held: Oct. 8 with a screening of Hocus Pocus.

    Where

    Chisholm Creek View map
    1332 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor screening of The Emperor's New Groove. There will be popcorn, food and bottled water. Chairs will be set up to view the movie in the east parking lot but feel free to bring your own lounge chair or whatever makes movie viewing most comfortable.

    Where

    Chapel Hill United Methodist Church View map
    2717 West Hefner Road,
    Oklahoma City, 73120, OK, US

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