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2022 OKC Fall Fun Guide

Rustic Roots, Lamont, OK

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Cooler temperatures beckon Oklahoma families outside for fall fun. Whether strolling a pumpkin patch with a cup of warm cider or trying your hand at a nostalgic carnival game at a fall festival, embrace the season with a fun fall outing in OKC and beyond from our Fall Fun Guide.

For more family fun, find pumpkin patches, fall festivals, Halloween activities and more on this Fall Fun guide from our Sponsors or check out all our fall guides highlighting costume events, hayrides and more.

[Editor’s Note: This guide was last updated on Aug. 26, 2022. If you know of an event or festival you’d like to see included, please email the details to calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com.]

Sept. 3

Kids Take Over the Cowboy at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museumthe cowboy, family membership, okc museums (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of themed, hands-on activities for kids to explore heroes and legends of the American West. Learn about Pecos Bill, Annie Oakley, John Henry, Poker Chip the horse and more. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-noon.

Sept. 8-11

FREE Cleveland County Free Fair at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features a midway with carnival rides and games,  live entertainment, livestock exhibits, petting zoo, wiener dog races, baby crawl races, car & motorcycle show and more. See website for a complete schedule.

Sept. 9-11

Five Moons Dance Festival at OU’s Elsie C. Brackett Theatre (563 Elm Ave, Norman) features a celebration of five Native American ballerinas born and raised in Oklahoma. This year’s festival will highlight Moscelyne Larkin and her legacy. $10-$25. See website for schedule.

Sept. 9-Oct. 14

FREE Fall Film Series at OKC Parks (various parks) features a series of family-friendly outdoor movies including Encanto and Spider-man: No Way Home. Select Fridays. Movies will begin at sunset, with pre-movie activities at 7:15 p.m.

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. 15-19

Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures at the Jim Norick Arena (333 Gordon Cooper Blvd) features an interactive and memory-rich adventure to iconic Disney destinations. $20 & up. See website for showtimes.

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, 12; kids (6-11), $6; kids (5 & under), free. See website for a schedule of events.

Sept. 16

Friday Night Bites at the Central Park Amphitheater (700 S Broadway, Moore) features a food truck festival with live music and yard games. 6-9 p.m.

The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Gen at the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts (705 W University Ave, Stillwater) features the classic fable of the slow and steady Tortoise and the nimble but overconfident Hare to dazzling life by dancers and glow-in-the-dark puppets. Best suited for ages 5 & up. $20. 6:30 p.m.

FREE Outdoor Movie Series at Lions Park (450 S Flood Ave, Norman) features an outdoor screening of Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The movie will begin at sundown.

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. 16-18

Scotsfest at Broken Arrow Events Park (21101 E 101st St, Broken Arrow) features food, crafts, live Celtic music, highland games, Scottish and Irish dance demonstrations, a Celtic dog parade and genealogy & family history sessions. $15 & up. Friday, 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 17

FREE Children’s Fishing Derby at Ten Acre Lake (15600 NE 10th St, Choctaw) features an age-divided fishing derby for kids ages 3-16. Bait is provided and food trucks will be on-site for refreshments. 8-11 a.m.

FREE Family Nature Hike at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a gentle morning wildlife hike. Park staff will answer questions about wildlife and nature. Preregister. A parent or guardian must attend and hike with child. Also held Oct. 15. 9-10 a.m.

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. 10:30 a.m.-4 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 Rogers’s childhood.1-3 p.m.

Beginner’s Archery Class at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd). Learn some of the dos and don’ts of the sport including how to use a bow and arrow safely and practice shooting targets to get comfortable. Preregister. Bows and arrows are provided, all participants must be able to pull a 15lb bow. For ages 10 & up. $5. 2:30-4 p.m. Also held Oct. 15 & Nov. 19

India Food & Arts Festival at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features various food, clothing, jewelry and cultural stalls from different regions of India. Free to attend. 3-9 p.m.

FREE Rockin’ Regional Concert in the Park at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features live music, food trucks and more. 6-10 p.m.

FREE OKC Ballet Under the Stars at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features selections from some of classical ballet’s most beloved dances plus new contemporary choreography in a fast-paced, eclectic performance. 7 p.m.

Sept 18

Mesta Festa at Perle Mesta Park (1900 N Shartel Ave) features live music, family activities, sand volleyball and artist, vendor pop-up booths and two urban beer gardens. Free to attend. Noon – 6 p.m.

Sept. 23-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 3-acre 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, $10 + 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

Pumpkin Patch at Cross Timbers Christmas Tree Farm (2161 Harrison Ave, Harrah) features pumpkins, fall decor, photo opportunities, hay stack slide, farm animals and a barrel train. Prices vary. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday. 1-6 p.m. 405-454-0103

Sept. 22-24

Pioneer Day Festival in Skiatook (Hwy. 20 & S. Locust St, Skiatook) features a parade, carnival rides, arts & craft vendors, food trucks, fishing derby, car show and more. Free to attend. See website for schedule.

Banjo Fest at the American Banjo Museum (9 E Sheridan Ave) feature a pizza party sing-a-long, live music and more. $25 & up. See website for schedule.

Sept. 23-24

FREE Open House Weekend at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 Nw 11th St) features a curated weekend filled with one-of-a-kind arts experiences, including the opening celebration for La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara, performances from and talks with La casa artists, art-making, music and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 23-25

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FREE Scissortail Park Takes Flight Grand Opening Weekend at Scissortail Park South (403 SW 10th St) features guided tours, children’s programming, music and dance, health and wellness activities, as well as a concert by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. See website for schedule.

Sept. 23-Oct. 12

Humpty Dumpty at Oklahoma Children’s Theatre (2501 N Blackwelder Ave) features a hilarious twist on the classic nursery rhyme with bright colors and fun interactive characters. Best suited for ages 3 & up. Adults, $11; kids (2-12), $9. See website for show times.

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. The parade will begin along Main Street at 9 am. Past parades have included marching bands, Native American dress, tractors, bikes, vehicles, floats and horses. 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Down Syndrome Festival & 5K at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features an awareness walk, a one-mile fun run, 5k and festival with raffles, moon bounces, face painters, carnival games, music and more. There will also be a virtual 5k option. 5K, $40; walk & festival, free to attend. 8 a.m.

FREE Old Volks Show at Wildhorse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features over 20 different classes of cars from the earliest makes and models and beyond as well as a live DJ playing music from the 60s & 70s and food trucks. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

FREE Tinkerfest at Science Museum Oklahoma (2020 Remington Pl) features a celebration of curiosity and creativity. Enjoy FREE hands-on activities hosted by SMO staff and community partners. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Taste of Moore at Douglas H. Frederick Sports Complex (300 N Eastern Ave, Moore) features a “tour” of Moore’s best of the best restaurants – all in one place. Benefits the Moore Public School Foundation. $10. 5-6:30 p.m.

Sept. 24-25

Alpaca Farm Days at Magnolia Blossom Ranch (2901 NW 16th St) features alpacas, activities for kids, live demonstrations and farm tours. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $8; kids (under 2), free. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 4-7 p.m.; Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

Sept. 24-Nov. 6

 Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch (105340 Greer Rd, Lamont) features pumpkins and fall décor as well as a 10-acre corn maze, a 5-acre 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. 25

Thunder Fun at Paycom Center (100 W Reno Ave) features a 5K and family fun run through downtown. Benefits the Thunder Cares Foundation. $35 & up. 9-11 a.m.

Sept. 29

Mix-Tape Triple Release Party at Factory Obscura (25 NW 9th St) features a celebration of the new art additions to the Mix-Tape art experience. Price TBA. 7-9 p.m.

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, $12; military & seniors(62+), $8; kids(5-12), $8; Kids (under5), free. Open most days at 10 a.m.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1

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, 5-8:30 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 30-Oct. 2

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.

Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Greek Festival at St. George Greek Orthodox Church (2101 Nw 145th St) features authentic Greek food such as gyros and baklava and live entertainment including dancing, music and more. $16, meal included. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Sept. 30-Oct. 23

WINGS Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch (13700 N Eastern, Edmond) features hayrides, food trucks, a maze, inflatables, photo-ops, and of course, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. $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

Oct. 1

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. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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.

Market in the Park at Harrah Heritage Park (1374 N Church, Harrah) features a craft show, music, a kids’ area and more. Free to attend. Participation prices vary. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Kids Take Over the Cowboy at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of themed, hands-on activities for kids to explore the history of the American West. Create a colorful sugar skull and enjoy other unique crafts to celebrate Día de los Muertos. 10 a.m. – noon.

FREE Midtown Walkabout in the Midtown District (Robinson Ave) features pop-up programming as well as specials, discounts and activities at local merchants. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

FREE Plaza District Festival (1700 block of NW 16th St) features live music, food trucks, visual art exhibitions, children’s activities and more to celebrate the spirit and diversity of the neighborhood. This year’s headliner will be Lincka, a bilingual pop band fronted by Lincka Elizondo. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Meeker Pumpkin Festival in Downtown Meeker (HWY 62, Meeker) features live entertainment, parade, gunfighter shows, corn-hole tournament, a kids zone and more. Free to attend. 10:30 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 – 8 p.m.

FREE Fishing Days in Oklahoma City (various locations). The City of Oklahoma City offers FREE fishing on the first Saturday of each month. No city permit is required; a State license is required for anyone 16 & older. Regular fishing regulations apply.

Oct. 1-7 

Pumpkin Drive at OKC Zoo (2000 Remington  Pl). Bring a pumpkin larger than your head and receive FREE same-day admission to the Zoo. The donated pumpkins will be used to decorate the Haunt the Zoo trail.

Oct. 2

Farm Girl Fair at Sandy River Ranch (3500 NW 72nd Ave, Norman) features food, artisan, traditional fair activities and live music. 13 & up, $5; 12 & under, free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Enchanted Garden Tea Party at Will Rogers Gardens (3400 NW 36th St) features an interactive Garden Tea Party with photo opportunities and sing-a-longs with real princesses. Light refreshments will be served. Best suited for ages 3-12. $25 per parent/child couple; $10 for each additional child. 2-4 p.m.

Oct. 3

FREE Take a Hike, Mom at Edmond Parks (various locations) features a monthly mom-guided hike for moms to get outdoors with their children. All skill levels welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Trail locations will be sent via email after registration. 9-10:30 a.m. Also held: Nov. 7

Oct. 7

FREE Cherokee Cultural Celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of activities related to 19th century Cherokee culture and lifestyle, including games, art demonstrations, storytelling and more. Preregister. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

FREE Hispanic Fiesta at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features live music, dancing, merchandise, and food in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. 5-10 p.m.

Spooky Skate at the Sky Rink at Scissortail Park (801 S Robinson Ave) features a night of spooky skating and a costume contest under the stars. All ages welcome. $8 admission includes quad skate rentals. 6-10 p.m.

Flashback Friday at Centre Theatre (110 S Bickford Ave, El Reno) features a screening of Hocus Pocus (rated PG) and free one popcorn per ticket. Concession proceeds benefit the El Reno Community Theatre. $5. 7 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.

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.

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 a mini-village made out of pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks and mums with hand-crafted games, activities, entertainment and unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel. $8; members & kids (2 & under), free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 8-30

Haunt the Zoo at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St). Trick-or-treaters can visit themed booths displaying an array of family-friendly decorations and elaborate props, perfect for capturing photo moments and collect treats from 13 candy stations located along the Haunt the Zoo trail. Volunteers will distribute candy and tasty snacks through 8-foot “treat tubes” into trick-or-treat bags from a safe distance. Zoo admission plus trick or treat bags: $7; members, $6. Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 10-14

Fall Break Drop-in Activities at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum (1700 NW 63rd St) features make-and-take activities such as landscape triptychs and beaded pumpkins. Activities vary each day and are available while supplies last. 10 a.m.-2 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. 14

Late Night at the Museum: Cowboy Clue at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a life-size game of Clue in Prosperity Junction, cupcake decorating, and a showing of Scooby Doo: Shaggy’s Showdown. Popcorn provided. Preregister; an adult must accompany children. $30-$35. 6-11 p.m.

FREE Movie at the Coop at Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon) features an outdoor screening of a family-friendly movie and a costume contest. 7 p.m.; movie, dusk.

FREE Outdoor Movie Series at Lions Park (450 S Flood Ave, Norman) features an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus. Movie begins at sundown.

FREE Creepin It Reel Movies at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features a Halloween-themed, double feature showing Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice. 7-11 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. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.’

Oct. 15

FREE Family Nature Hike at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a gentle morning wildlife hike. Park staff will answer questions about wildlife and nature. Preregister. A parent or guardian must attend and hike with child. Also held Oct. 23. 9-10 a.m.

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.

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, a 10-acre corn maze, barrel train rides and a giant slide fort. Ages 3-64, $12; 65& up, $5. 10 a.m.-8 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 of the Old West, a variety of foods, live entertainment, contests, Civil War demonstrations, gunfights, vendors, craft booths, the Kids Korral, pony rides, and a petting zoo. 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.

Stockyards Stampede at Stockyard City (S Agnew Ave) features chuckwagons, equestrian activities, carriage rides, food trucks and a children’s educational area. Rodeo Cinema will be airing a free movie for kids and offering free popcorn. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

FREE Red Earth Parade and FallFest at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a parade, children’s activities, an arts & crafts market, Native dancers and a youth Powwow, celebrating Oklahoma City’s Indigenous People’s Day. See website for schedule.

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 Rogers’s childhood. 1-3 p.m.

Oct. 15-16

tentober Tentober Family Camping Weekend at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features an overnight camping experience Saturday evening through Sunday morning. There will be activities to enjoy throughout the evening including campfires with s’mores, fishing, kayaking, a mountain biking course, camping gear demonstrations and more. $50 per family of up to six; extra tents, $30. 3 p.m.-10 a.m.

Oct. 16

OKC Philharmonic Discovery Family Series: Philharmonia Fantastique – The Making of the Orchestra at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features a short film exploring the orchestra as the OKCPhil performs the soundtrack live, plus pre-concert lobby activities such as an Instrument Playground provided by the Oklahoma City Orchestra League. Other community partners will offer arts, crafts, dance and games related to the theme of the concert. $9. 2 p.m.; pre-concert activities, 1 p.m.

Spooky Pooch Parade at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a contest for the best and most creatively dressed pooches.  Preregister to participate. Spectators welcome! Members, $5 per dog; nonmembers, $10 per dog. 2-3 p.m.

Oct. 18

Sensory Night at Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features an event for families and children with sensory challenges, offering a more controlled environment to experience the fall festival – no loud music and smaller crowds. Preregister. $9 per member child, $13 nonmember child. 5:30-7 p.m.

FREE Campfire Convos with Park Rangers at Scissortail Park (650 S Hudson Ave) features wildlife experts on the Park Ranger team and s’mores. 6-7 p.m.

Oct. 20

haunt the harnHaunt the Harn at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd) features an outdoor trick-or-treating event with old-fashioned games and crafts. Friendly costumes are encouraged. $7 in advance; $10 at the door. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 21

Todos Somos Americanos. We Are All Americans. at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a celebration of the rich and varied cultures of North, South and Central America. Enjoy musical performances and dance from local cultural groups representing countries of origin from all over the Americas. Preregister. Free with admission. 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Forensic Night at Skeletons Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) features a hands-on investigation to learn to “read” the features of a human skull to determine your subjects: age, sex, physical trauma and/or pathology (disease). For ages 16 & up. $40. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Oct. 21-13

Oklahoma Highland Gathering at Choctaw Creek Park (2001 N Harper Rd, Choctaw) features Highland games, pipes and drums, folk and modern Celtic bands, Scottish and Irish dancing, Gaelic lessons, Viking reenactments, clan tents and ancestry resources, food trucks, local breweries, whisky tastings, themed vendors, blacksmithing, lace tatting, sheep herding demonstrations, Highland cattle (hielan coos) and more.⁣⁣⁣ $10 & up; kids (under 12), free. Friday, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 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. Three-day pass, $10. Friday & Saturday, 9am -6pm; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 22

FREE Automobile Alley’s Art of Beer at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features local Auto Alley breweries, art programming with Oklahoma Contemporary, music and lawn games. The event is FREE and family-friendly. Noon-6 p.m.

Oct. 23-30

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

Oct. 24

FREE Brick or Treat in Bricktown (Reno Ave & Mickey Mantle Dr) features trick or treating at Bricktown businesses, popular characters and local mascots, spooky tunes and more. For ages 14 & under. 4-7 p.m.

Yukon’s Mummy & Son Masquerade at Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon) features a fun evening of contests, spooky music, dancing and more for boys ages 4 – 12 & their mummies. There will also be creepy games, face painting, a mummy wrapping contest, dance contest and candy. All attendants receive one hotdog and one drink. Capacity is limited. $4 in advance, $5 day of. 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 28-30

Vintage Market Days at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features an upscale vintage-inspired market with orginal art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings and more. $6-$11; kids (12 & under), free. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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. Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 – 10 a.m.

Oct. 29

Halloween on the Green at Will Rogers Park (3400 NW 63th St) features fall-themed crafts including sugar skull decorating, face painting, craft, trick-or-treating and more. Preregister. Best suited for ages 11 & under. $5. 9 a.m.- noon

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. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Spooksville at Yukon Community Center (2200 S Holly Ave, Yukon) features the Mutt Masquerade dog costume contest, children’s costume contest, carnival, and haunted house.  Carnival activities include lots of candy, games, and various Halloween-themed crafts. Costumes encouraged. Kids, $3; adults, free. 2-6 p.m.

Oct. 29-30

Halloween Train at the Oklahoma Railway Museum (3400 NE Grand Blvd) features a 40-minute Halloween train ride, mini-golf course, a scavenger hunt and a costume contest. 13 & up, $12, kids (3-12), $5; kids (under 3), free. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Show at State Fair Park – Modern Living Bldg (608 Kiamichi Pl) features over 35 vendors with minerals, crystals, fossils, gems, artisan jewelry and more as well as door prizes, demonstrations, exhibits, children’s activities, silent auction and a fluorescent display. Adults, $6; kids (12 & under), free. Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 30

FREE Trunk or Treat Fall Festival at Church of the Servant (14343 N MacArthur) features trunk-or-treat activities with fun treats. Non-scary costumes are welcome. best suited for kids in 5th grade and under. 4-6 p.m.

Nov. 5

Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival at Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon) features 40 Oklahoma crafters 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.

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FREE Fall Festival of Treats at St Luke’s UMC Edmond (900 N Sooner Rd, Edmond) features a fun, safe, and sweet night with trunk or treating. 6-7:30 p.m.

Spook and Roll Halloween Party at SkateGalaxyOKC (5800 NW 36th St) features a costume contest with prizes, games, festive decorations, music and more. Costumes encouraged. All ages welcome. $15 ($12 if in costume), 7 p.m. – midnight.

Edmond Historical Ghost Tours in Downtown Edmond (19 N Broadway, Edmond) features a tour of the Downtown area where many founding fathers of the city lived and worked. Tour guides dressed in the late 1800s and early 1900s period costumes will be on the tour to play the parts of the deceased historical figures and bring them back to life. Attendees can also enjoy free horse-drawn wagon rides, s’mores fire pit and visits from the Edmond Fire and Police Departments. $10. 5-8 p.m.

Halloween at Factory Obscura (25 NW 9th St) features an illuminated Procession, costume contest and opening of the Final Doorway. 6-9 p.m.

OKC Parks Nerf Blast Wars at Route 66 Park (9901 NW 23rd St) features a two-hour Nerf war designed to test your focus, dexterity and skill. Preregister. Teams will be balanced by age groups. Equipment provided. Adults, $20; kids, $15. Ages 7-12, 4-6 p.m.; 18 & up, 7-9 p.m.

Heavener Runestone Viking Festival at Heavener Runestone Park (18365 Runestone Rd, Heavener) features a variety of music, costumed Vikings, children’s activities, crafters and festival food. The Runestone Festival will also feature a fairy garden and living Viking encampment. Costumes encouraged. Adults, $8; kids (6&up), $6; kids (5 & under), free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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