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Fall Festivals in Oklahoma

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There is always something to do in Oklahoma—and this fall festival guide is your comprehensive list to family-friendly fun around the state! Whether you are looking for a large festival nearby in the Oklahoma City metro or an event with small-town charm, this guide can help you plan a full day of fall fun or a weekend trip in Oklahoma.  If you’re looking for more fall fun, be sure to check out all our Fall Guides filled with events happening in the Oklahoma City metro and beyond.

Want to see festivals and fairs happening year-round in Oklahoma? Check out our festival guides for all seasons

[Editor’s Note: This guide was last updated on Aug. 25, 2022. If you know of a festival you’d like to see included, please email the details to calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com]

Sept. 15-18

Rogers County Free Fair at the Claremore Expo Center (400 S Veterans Pkwy, Claremore) features a horse show, car show, 4-H and FFA competitions, carnival rides, children’s area, midway games and more. Free to attend. See website for a schedule of events.

Sept. 15-25

Oklahoma State Fair at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features free concerts, food and shopping vendors, shows, exhibits, games, carnival rides and more. Adults, $15; kids (6-11), $8; kids (5 & under), free. See website for a schedule of events.

Sept. 16-17

FREE Cherokee Strip Celebration in downtown Enid(various locations) features food, arts & craft show, live entertainment, parade, gunfight reenactments and more. See website for complete schedule.

Sept. 17

Pioneer Library System Touch-a-Truck at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson, Norman). Children are free to climb aboard their favorite large vehicles. Drivers and experts will be on hand to answer questions attendees have about the equipment. Free to attend; donations encouraged.Quiet hour: 9 – 10 a.m.; engines on, 10 a.m. – noon

FREE Cherokee Strip Celebration in Downtown Perry (various locations) features a 5k, parade, Mock gunfights, live entertainment, food, exhibitors and more. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

FREE Family Day at the Ranch at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch (9501 E 380 Rd, Oologah) features hands-on activities and demonstrations about everyday life on the ranch during Will Roger’s childhood. 1-3 p.m. Also held: Oct. 15.

Sept 18

Mesta Festa at Perle Mesta Park (1900 N Shartel Ave) features a beer garden, outdoor kids zone with fun activities for the whole family, arts and crafts, live music, sand volleyball, local artists, and pop-up shopping booths, as well as food trucks. Free to attend. Noon-6 p.m.

Sept. 18 – Nov. 7

 Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch (105340 Greer Rd, Lamont) features pumpkins and fall décor as well as a 10-acre corn maze, a sunflower milo maze, a petting zoo, corn cannon, giant slide fort, tractor tire playground, hayrides, yard games, jump pad, barrel train and concessions. On Oct. 15, families can enjoy a special fall festival with live music, food trucks, vendors and all of the farm activities. Pumpkin patch admission is $10. Seniors 65 & older and kids 2 & under get in free. Tuesday-Thursday, 3-6 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sunday, 1-6 p.m. 580-716-3608

Sept. 24

FREE Old Settler’s Day in Perkins (Main St, Perkins) features a parade, vendor alley, kids zone, hot dog eating contest and more. 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; parade, 9 a.m.

Down Syndrome Festival & 5k in Downtown Oklahoma City (301 W Reno Ave) features an awareness walk, festival activities and a 5k (in-person with virtual option). The 5k begins at 8:20 a.m at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. The Awareness Walk will start at the intersection of Hudson Ave and Sheridan Ave at 9:45 a.m. Immediately following, the festival gets started with raffles, moon bounces, games, music and more. 5K, $40; walk & festival, free to attend.

Sept. 24-Oct. 31

Chester’s Pumpkin Patch at Chester’s Party Barn & Farm (5201 Cimarron Rd, Piedmont) features a petting zoo (zoo food sold separately), giant slide, unlimited pony rides (75lb weight limit), hayrides, a mystery maze, barnyard games, pumpkin chunkin’ and more, plus live entertainment on the weekends. Admission includes one pumpkin pie pumpkin per paid guest while supplies last. Annual memberships are available. Ages 2-10, $12 + tax; ages 11 – 64, $6 + tax. 1 & under and seniors ages 65 & older are free. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. 405-373-1595

Sept. 30-Oct. 23

WINGS Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch (13700 N Eastern, Edmond) features a petting zoo, yard games, hayrides, food trucks, a maze, inflatables, photo-ops, and of course, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes plus other fall decor. $7; family 4-pack, $25; kids (2 & under), free. Operating hours are Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 6 p.m. 405-242-4646

 

Sept. 29-Oct. 9

Tulsa State Fair at Expo Square (4145 E 21st St, Tulsa) features carnival rides, attractions, concerts, creative arts, food, livestock competitions & more. Adults, $15; military & seniors(62+), $10; kids(5-12), $8; Kids (under5), free. Open most days at 10 a.m.

Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Rock Island Arts Festival at Rock Island Depot (100 Chickasha Ave, Chickasha) features fine art displays, craft booths, live music & entertainment as well as a children’s creation station, bounce houses, a giant sand pile and more. Free to attend. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

Oklahoma Regatta Festival in the Boathouse District (725 S Lincoln Blvd) features a three-day celebration of rowing, kayaking, dragon boating, whitewater rafting and family fun. See website for a schedule of events.

Chalk It Up An Art Festival in Downtown Broken Arrow & Events Park (1st & Main St, 21101 E 101st St, Broken Arrow) features a chalk art competition, live music, street performers, a rose show and a rose-themed art exhibit at the Broken Arrow Museum. Free to attend. Friday, 5-9 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Oct. 1

FREE OU Westheimer Aviation Festival at Max Westheimer Airport (1700 Lexington Ave, Norman) features aircraft displays, a children’s area with community guests and STEM activities and tours of the control tower. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Oklahoma Czech Festival in Downtown Yukon & Yukon Czech Hall (Main St & 205 N Czech Hall Rd, Yukon) features a parade, polka music, dancing, carnival rides, a petting zoo and a craft show with more than 150 booths. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

FREE Western Spirit Celebration at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (1000 Chisholm Trail Pkwy, Duncan) features chuckwagon food, live performances, historical interpretations, children’s art activities and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Meeker Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Meeker (HWY 62, Meeker) features live entertainment, parade, gunfighter shows, a corn-hole tournament, a kids zone and more. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

FREE Fiestas de las Americas in the Historic Capitol Hill District (SW 25th St. between Harvey and Robinson) features a celebration of Oklahoma’s rich multicultural heritage with the Parade of the Americas, family activities and live entertainment. Noon-9 p.m.

FREE Midtown Walkabout in the Midtown District (Robinson Ave) features pop-up programming as well as specials, discounts and activities at local merchants. Noon-6 p.m.

Oct. 7

FREE Hispanic Fiesta at Scissortail Park (300 SW 7th St) features a celebration of the Hispanic culture representing multiple countries through music, dance, food, and vendor showcase. 5-10 p.m.

Oct. 7-8

Watonga Cheese and Wine Festival (Main St, Watonga) features a parade, live music, crafts, an art show, a quilt show, food and beverage options, wine tastings and, of course, a wide range of cheese-related activities, including tastings and cooking contests. Free to attend. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tombstone Tales at the Enid Cemetery (212 W Willow, Enid) features a tractor-drawn hayride tour through the cemetery to see unusual characters that once lived in Oklahoma. $15. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 7-23 

Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features festive displays, hand-crafted games, themed activities and more. This year’s theme is Witches and Wizards. $9; members & kids (2 & under), free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 7-8

Festival of the Wichitas at Sonrise Adult & Teen Challenge (19792 NW Cache Rd, Cache) features  live music, art, games, hayrides, a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, bounce houses and more. Free to attend. Noon-8 p.m.

Oct. 8-30

Haunt the Zoo at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features themed booths displaying an array of family-friendly decorations and elaborate props, plus candy stations, pumpkin painting, a hay maze and more. Costumes encouraged. Zoo admission is required. Trick-or-treat bags: $7; members, $6. Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 13-15

FREE Fall Y’all Family Fun at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features a fall festival with special themed activities for families to enjoy together. Each day will feature games, art activities, crafts and story time, plus free admission. There will be a free movie night of Lilo and Stitch on Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m. with free popcorn. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 15

Guthrie Wine Festival in Downtown Guthrie (W Harrison between 1st & 2nd St, Guthrie) features a family-friendly event with wine, beer, crafts, art, food and more. Free to attend. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Chisholm Trail Festival at Mollie Spencer Farm (1001 Garth Brooks Blvd, Yukon) features a family-oriented event celebrating the western history of the famous Chisholm Trail with living history re-enactors, a variety of foods, live entertainment, contests, Civil War demonstrations, gunfights, vendors, craft booths, the Kids Korral, pony rides, a petting zoo and the Wild West Pumpkin Patch. Free to attend. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

FREE Folklife Festival at the Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features a culturally rich festival with cultural practitioners, diverse communities and heritage professionals that spark curiosity, catalyze intercultural exchange and create participatory experiences. Museum admission is complimentary for festival guests. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

FREE Stockyards Stampede at Stockyard City (S Agnew Ave) features a longhorn parade, authentic chuckwagons, live music, a kids’ corral and more. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fall Festival at Rustic Roots (105340 Greer Rd, Lamont) features live music, food trucks and more, in addition to the pumpkin patch and farm activities. Families can enjoy hayrides, a petting zoo, 10-acre corn maze, barrel train rides and a giant slide fort. $10. 10 a.m.-dark.’

Oct. 14-15

Historic Candlelight Tour at Flower Park at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area (901 W 1st St, Sulphur) features an evening walk along park trails lit by over a thousand candle luminaries and displays of memories of the park’s history. Free to attend. 7-9 p.m.

Oct. 14-16

Robbers Cave Fall Festival at Robbers Cave State Park (4575 Northwest 1024th Ave, Wilburton) features arts & crafts, classic car show, food, carnival rides, entertainment & activities. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct. 15-16

Tentober Family Camping Weekend at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams, Edmond) features an overnight camping experience with campfires with s’mores supplies (free), fishing equipment, kayaking, a mountain biking course, camping gear demonstrations and more. Preregister. $50 per family of up to six; extra tents, $30. 3 p.m.-10 a.m.

Oct. 21-23

Oklahoma Highland Gathering at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave) features live entertainment, Highland Game demonstrations, Celtic-themed vendors, traditional Scottish foods, a fire festival and more. Attractions include clan tents, genealogy research, crofters’ village and Gaelic lessons. $10-$15; kids (under 12), free Friday, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Oct. 21-23

An Affair of the Heart at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) is a three-day shopping event featuring art, clothing, antiques, collectibles, gourmet food and more. $10; kids (12 & under), free. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 23-30

Storybook Forestat Arcadia Lake (7200 # 15th St, Edmond) features a fun, not-scary trail filled with roaming characters. Additional activities include storytime, concessions and a campfire. $12 per child; $5 per adult. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

 

Oct. 28-30

FREE Arcadia Route 66 Neonfest (E Old Highway 66, Arcadia) features neon displays, neon campfires, a film festival and more. Neon Campfire begins at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Free to attend. Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 – 10 a.m.

Oct. 29

FREE National Weather Festival at the National Weather Center (120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman) features kids activities, food trucks, giveaways, local news personalities and weather balloon launches. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Steampunk Fall Celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of themed activities during the museum’s fall festival. Create your own Steampunk accessories, explore the Design-a-Robot maker space to create your own mini ‘bot out of everyday objects and more, while supplies last. Free with admission. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Nov. 5

FREE Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival at Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon) features 45 booths from across Oklahoma selling candles, repurposed wood art, handmade soaps, home décor and more, plus a bake sale with proceeds benefiting Friends of the Park and the Pumpkin Patch Café Free to attend. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

OAAA Fly-In & Car Show at the Pauls Valley Airport (19743 NCR 3240, Pauls Valley) features airplanes and cars, plus a bounce house, raffles and an air show. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

For a complete list of family-friendly fall fun, see our guides to Fall Fun.

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