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Fall Fun From Our Sponsors

by Lindsay Cuomo

Fall, you come at the perfect time each year — and we need you this year more than ever! The crisp air, smell of pumpkin spice and peeks of autumn colors —and the year 2020 in general — have us ready to infuse our family calendar with safe fall fun. From the spooky to the silly and everything in between, check out these options from our advertisers.

Ongoing Events

Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch

Through Oct. 31
105340 Greer Rd, Lamont
580-716-3608, rusticrootsevents.com

Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch features pumpkins and fall décor as well as a 10-acre corn maze, petting zoo with baby animal encounters, corn cannon, hay fort with a giant slide, hayrides, jump pad, games and more. After dark on select Saturdays, the corn maze is haunted and attendees can watch a scary movie in the barn. Admission is $10. Monday-Wednesday, 4-7 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sunday, 1-7 p.m. Oct. 10, 17 & 24:
maze, 8-10 p.m.; movie, 9-11 p.m.

By His Hand Mini Farm Fall Festival & Haunted Trail

Oct. 1-31
17801 State Hwy 39, Lexington
405-201-1962, facebook.com/Zech912

Head to the farm for a spooky good time! Explore the pumpkin patch, hop aboard a hayride, journey through a haunted trail (or a mystery trail for younger kids), hang out with farm animals and so much more. Farm, $10; haunted trail, $15. Thursday, noon-10 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, noon-midnight.

The Great Pumpkin Patch at Myriad Gardens

Oct. 16-25
301 W Reno Ave
405-445-7080, myriadgardens.org

While it is not possible to hold Pumpkinville this year, organizers at the gardens have put together a fabulous alternative. Visitors can enjoy brightly-colored murals and mosaics around the grounds as well as a trick-or-treat event, pumpkin decorating, fall floral displays, scarecrows and other fun things to do outside at a safe social distance. A variety of pumpkins will be available for purchase. The all-ages event is FREE to attend; participation prices vary.

Storybook Forest

Oct. 23-30
Arcadia Lake, 7200 E 15th St, Edmond
405-216-7471, storybookforestok.com

Fairytales come to life on a fun, not-scary trail filled with roaming characters at Spring Creek Park. Additional activities include story time and a campfire. Admission charged for children; adults in the same car with child(ren) are free. Admission is $12 per child and tickets can be purchased online only. The trail is open nightly from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Day Events

Fall Y’all at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Oct. 17, 10 a.m. 
Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 1400 Classen Dr
405-235-4458, oklahomahof.com

Welcome fall with the whole family at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s Fall Y’all celebration. The one-day fall festival will be set up outside, weather permitting, and allow families to come and go as they please.
Enjoy pumpkin painting, plantings, crafts, watching Charlie Brown and the Great Pumpkin and carnival games. Activities begin at 10 a.m. Museum admission is free throughout the day.

Steampunk Fall Celebration at The Cowboy

Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St
405-478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org

Fun and fantasy abound at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Create your own Steampunk accessories, explore the Design-a-Robot maker space and create your own mini bot out of everyday objects, while supplies last. Activities are free with museum admission. No reservations required. In addition, families can enjoy special activities at the museum during Fall Break. Drop in Oct. 15, 16 & 19 to create your own masterpieces from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

SkateGalaxyOKC’s Spook and Roll

Oct. 31, 1-4:45 p.m. & 7 p.m.-midnight
5800 NW 36th St
405-605-2758, skategalaxyokc.com

Go retro at SkateGalaxyOKC’s Spook and Roll Halloween party. Families can skate to spooky tunes, play games to win prizes and compete in a costume contest! Again this year, families with younger kids can start their festive fun earlier with an afternoon session. Admission is $10 for the afternoon and $15 ($12 if in costume) for the evening. 1-4:45 p.m.; 7 p.m.-midnight. Also check out the family skate night on Oct. 15, fall break day skate on
Oct. 16 and all-night skate on Nov. 24.

Yukon’s Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival

Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon
405-350-8937, yukonok.gov

Yukon’s Dale Robertson Center comes alive with fall spirit featuring more than 45 booths from across Oklahoma selling candles, wood art, needlework, home décor and more. There will also be a bake sale with proceeds going toward Friends of the Park. Admission is free.

For even more fall fun, check out our fall guides filled with family-friendly things to do this fall in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Moore, Yukon and beyond. 

About the author: Born and raised in the Oklahoma City metro and a graduate of the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma, Lindsay Cuomo has worked for MetroFamily since 2014 covering local stories, people and events. Lindsay is a mom to three school-aged boys and calls Moore, Oklahoma home.

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