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2021 OKC Fall Fun Guide

By Arcadia Lake

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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.


This guide is generously sponsored by Arcadia Lake. Their annual Storybook Forest event kicks off Oct. 23 and continues through Oct. 30, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun, not-scary trail filled with roaming characters and lots of treats. Families can also warm up by a campfire while listening to a story. Tickets are $12 per trick-or-treater. Buy your online at storybookforest.com.


Editor’s Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the following events and venues 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. 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

This guide was last updated Sept. 13, 2021. If you know of an event or festival you’d like to see included, please email the details to calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com

 


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 milo maze for littles, a petting zoo, corn cannon, giant slide fort, tractor tire playground, hayrides, yard games, jump pad, barrel train and concessions. On Oct. 16, families can enjoy a special fall festival with live music, food trucks, vendors and all of the farm activities. Pumpkin patch admission is $10. Tuesday-Thursday, 3-7 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sunday, 1-7 p.m. Extended hours Oct. 14-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.


Sept. 24 – Oct. 17

Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch at the WINGS: A Special Needs Community (13700 N Eastern, Edmond) features hayrides, food trucks, inflatables, great photo-ops, games, a maze and of course, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.. $7; family packs (for 4 people), $25; kids (2 & under), free. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 6 p.m.


 

Sept. 26 – Nov. 1

Chester’s Pumpkin Patch at Chester’s Party Barn & Farm (5201 Cimarron Rd, Piedmont) features unlimited pony rides (75 lb. weight limit), a petting zoo, pumpkin chunkin’, festive games, a pumpkin to take home (while supplies last) and more. There will also be live entertainment on the weekends. Ages 2-10, $10+tax; ages 11 – 64, $6. Kids 1 & under and seniors ages 65 & older are free. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sunday, 1-6 p.m. 373-1595


Oct. 8-24 

Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a mini-village made out of pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks and mums and enjoy hand-crafted games, activities, entertainment, unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel and special treats. This year’s theme is the Wizard of Oz – “There’s no place like Pumpkinville.” $8; members & kids (2 & under), free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Oct. 13-15


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 pop-up cards and moving eye portraits. Activities vary each day and are available while supplies last. 10 a.m. – noon. 


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 such as pumpkin painting, carnival games and storytime. Activities will vary each day. Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  & 5-7:30 p.m.


Oct. 14


Fall Break Day Skate Session at SkateGalaxyOKC (5800 NW 36th St). $6 admission includes skate rental. 1 – 4 p.m.


Oct. 15

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

Oct. 15-17

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. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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 a ceilidh (an informal social gathering with folk music, singing, dancing and storytelling). Attractions include clan tents, genealogy research, crofters’ village and Gaelic lessons & readings. Free to attend. Friday, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 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. $10. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.


Oct. 16

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. 9 a.m. – 2 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 a.m.-5 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. 10 a.m.-8 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.

Lexington Fall Festival at Charlie McCown park (200 e Broadway, Lexington) features a talent show, chili cookoff, car show, pinewood derby, kids zone, food trucks, craft vendors and a pumpkin patch. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 16-17

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. There will also be a movie in the amphitheater and a campfire storytelling time after the movie. Preregister. $85 per family of up to six. 3 p.m.-10 a.m.

Oct. 17

Cheers & Beers Festival at Legacy Park (1898 Legacy Dr, Norman) features a variety of local beer and wine as well as live music. Benefits the Norman Parks Foundation. Free to attend: tasting, $25. 2-4 p.m.

OKC Philharmonic Discovery Family Series Concert: Peter and the Wolf and More at Civic Center Music Hall (2101 NE 50th St) features a one-hour, family-friendly concert designed to entertain and educate youngsters 13 years & under.  Enjoy movie tunes, classics and popular songs played by the full orchestra, plus pre-concert lobby activities, including The Instrument Playground. 3 concert season, $27. 2 p.m.

Toto’s Parade and Happy Hour at Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a pup parade and costume contest. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. Prizes for best costumes. Preregister. $5 per member dog, $10 per nonmember dog. 2:30 p.m.

Oct. 21

Haunt 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. $5, must be purchased in advance. 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 22-24

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. 23

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.

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, concessions and a campfire. $12. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.


Oct. 24

FREE Let’s Get Midwest City Moving Free 5K Walk/Run at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features a non-competitive 5K run & walk for all fitness levels. Preregister. 1-6 p.m.

Oct. 25


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. 25 – 30

FREE National Weather Festival at the National Weather Center (120 David L. Boren Blvd, Norman) highlights the many weather-related organizations and activities in central Oklahoma. The event is going virtual this year with children’s activities, speakers and more.

Oct. 26

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The New Musical at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features  all-new production with songs from the original film including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket.” Best suited for ages 6 & up. $37.16 – $96.90. Tuesday – Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 & 7 p.m.

Oct. 27

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.

Oct. 29


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.


OktoberWest at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features an evening of live music from AlpenMusikanten and games while savoring German specialty foods and beer. For ages 21 & up. $25. 6-10 p.m.

Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up at the OKC Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features unique experiences such as a Haunted Herpetarium, Haunted Dino Safari and karaoke, created around the event’s theme, Time Travel. Costume encouraged.  Event attendance is limited to ensure social distancing. $30 & up. 7-11 p.m.

Oct. 29-30

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.

Oct. 30

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.


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. 


Scissortail Treat Trail at Scissortail Park (655 S Robinson Ave) features a safe, outdoor, limited-access Treat Trail. Enjoy the festive Treat Trail inside the Scissortail Park playground with music, family-friendly Halloween characters, plenty of photo-op areas and food vendors along the Promenade. Treat Trail booths will each have a chute to send their treats into bags for a contact-free exchange. $5; members, free. 11 a.m.-5 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. 30 & 31

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. 31

FREE Trick-Or-Trail at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features a safe, drive-thru-trick-or-treat experience on Joe B. Barnes Blvd. Tune your radio stations to the advertised FM station to get the full spooky effect. 1-4 p.m.

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. 2-3:30 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.

Nov. 6


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.


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.

 

Events that have already happened in 2021

Sept. 4


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. Commemorate Mexico’s bicentennial by playing a traditional Mexican game, make a mini pinata and make your own Mexican flag while learning about its origins and symbols. 10 a.m. – noon.


Sept. 11

FREE See You Saturdays at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Junior Forensic Night at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) features hands-on activities to learn to “read” the features of a human skull to determine: age, sex, physical trauma and/or illness. Detective costumes encouraged. All Forensic activities involve replica human skulls cast from real trauma cases. Personal discretion is advised. Best suited for ages 12 & up. $20. 11:15 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Sept. 15

Fishing 101 at Bickham Rudkin Park Pond (E 33rs St & Rankin Terr, Edmond) features an introduction to pond fishing including how to set up tackle, bait a hook and more. Preregister. Also held Oct. 4 & 19. $15. 5:30-7 p.m.

Sept. 16-19

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. 16-20

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at the Jim Norick Arena (333 Gordon Cooper Blvd) features a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating and unexpected stunts. See Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and stars from FrozenMoanaCocoAladdinBeauty and the BeastThe Little MermaidTangledThe Princess and the FrogCinderella, and Sleeping Beauty. $20 & up. See website for showtimes.

Sept. 16-26

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. 17

Night Market at Scissortail Park (801 S Robinson Ave) features local vendors throughout the park as well as bar service, food trucks, live music and more. Also held Oct. 15. 5:30-9:30 p.m.

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

Spoke Street Night Market in the Wheeler District (1701 S Western Ave) features pop-up shops as well as live music and food trucks. Beer and wine will also be available for purchase. 7-10 p.m.

FREE Outdoor Movie Series at Lions Park (450 S Flood Ave, Norman) features an outdoor screening of High School Musical. Activities, 7 p.m.; movie, sundown. Also held Oct. 15: Hocus Pocus.

FREE Movie on the Lawn at Chisholm Creek (1332 W Memorial Rd) features an outdoor screening of Jurassic Park. The movie will begin around sunset. Bring your own blankets or chairs. Also held Oct. 8: Hocus Pocus.

FREE Friday Night Movie at Chapel Hill UMC (2717 W Hefner Rd) 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 seating. 8-10 p.m.

Sept. 17-18

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. 18

Coyotes vs. Hawks Adventure Run at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a 2-mile course with several obstacles like kayaking, archery, log jumping and more. Best suited for 18 & up. $30. 8am-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 Guatemalan Cultural Celebration at the Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features Guatemalan food from Pollo Campero, Guatemalan dance groups and a Mayan Art Exhibit featuring original art from four Mayan artists. 11 a.m.

Wild West Fest at the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum (1141 Pawnee Bill Rd, Pawnee) features an exhibition of acts from the original Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Shows. There will be historically accurate entertainment such as blacksmithing, gunfighters and sharpshooters, a medicine man show and musicians. Adults, $10; active military, veterans, seniors and kids (6-12), $8; kids (5 & under), free. 11 a.m. – 7 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 including corn grinding, butter churning, 19th-century games, candle dipping, wool spinning, cornhusk dolls, and more. On Oct. 18, families can learn how to weave a basket. 1-3 p.m.

Sept. 18-19

Grand  Opening of the First Americans Museum (659 First Americans Blvd) features a grand opening celebration with a tribal procession, special guest speakers, Native artists, live entertainment, tribal demonstrations, Native films, a community mural project, field games, fashion shows, storytelling and more. The FAM restaurant and cafe will be open and food trucks will also be onsite. $5; $10 parking off-site. Saturday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sept. 24

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

FREE Drive-By Truckers Mayor’s Mic Drop Anniversary Concert at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features a live, outdoor concert by the alternative country/Southern rock band, Drive-By Truckers. 8 p.m.

Sept. 25

Down Syndrome Festival & 5K at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features an awareness walk, 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.

Walk4Water4 at Scissrotail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features a free family-friendly event designed to raise awareness of the millions of people worldwide who must walk miles to gather safe water. Participants can walk in-person or virtually. The in-person event will showcase activities for children hosted by the Science Museum Oklahoma, live music, food trucks and the three-mile walk. Preregistration encouraged. Free to attend. 8:30 a.m. – noon.

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.

Make Ready Market in Midtown (220 NW 13th St) features an outdoor market with an assortment of locally made goods including clothing, flowers, skincare products, vintage, jewelry, art, pottery, food. Free to attend. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

FREE Automobile Alley’s Art of Beer at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features local breweries, art programming with Oklahoma Contemporary, music and lawn games. The event is FREE and family-friendly. 2-8 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.

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.

Sept 26

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.

Family Concert Series with Doktor Kaboom at the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts (705 W University Ave, Stillwater) features an original interactive science comedy show. Families enjoy a sidesplitting journey of spectacular science experiments designed to involve, excite, educate and entertain. Adults, $10; kids (12 & under), $5. 3 p.m.

Sept. 28 – Oct. 3

My Fair Lady at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features classic songs such as I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” and Wouldnt It Be Loverly.” My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a proper lady.” Recommended for 8 & up. $35 & up. See website for showtimes.

Sept. 30 – Oct. 10

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.

Oct. 1

FREE Fall Foliage and Flavors Fest at the Norman East Library (3051 Alameda, Norman) features a cookbook sale, cookbook swap, storytime and children’s craft, kitchen a la cart food samples, wreath making adult craft, Autumn plants in Oklahoma education presentation, family-friendly outdoor games, a festive photo opp area, and more. 11 a.m. – 2 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. 1-3

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, 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.

Broken Arrow Rose Festival & ArtsOK’s Chalk It Up An Art Festival in Downtown Broken Arrow & Events Park (1st & Main St, 21101 E 101st St, Broken Arrow) features art, kites, music, a chalk art competition, rose show, garden groups, a free kid zone, live performers, a marketplace and food trucks. On Sunday, 1000 free kites will be available to decorate. Attendees can fly their kites with the Tulsa Wind Riders Kite Club. Free to attend. Friday evening (5-9 p.m.) & Saturday (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) in the Rose District, Sunday (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) at Event Park.

Vintage Market Days at The Pointe at Chisholm Creek (13230 Pawnee Dr) features original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, architectural items and more. More than 85 high-quality vendors will be on-site, and more than half of those vendors are local to Oklahoma. There will also be live music and food trucks. $6-$11; kids (12 & under), free. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 2

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.

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 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.

Moore Arts and Crafts Marketplace at Central Park (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) features local vendors selling handmade items and other types of arts and crafts. Free to attend. 9 a.m. – 3 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. To celebrate Día de los Muertos, contribute to a communal ofrenda, create a colorful sugar skull mask and enjoy other unique crafts to celebrate this holiday tradition. 10 a.m. – noon.


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.

Oct. 2-9 

FREE Monarch Watch at Hackberry Flat Center (22468 CR EW 189, Frederick). See the migration of the monarch butterfly, watch monarchs roost and help tag monarchs. Preregister. See website for times.

Oct. 3

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. 7

VIBES Artwalk in Downtown Edmond (Broadway from 2nd to Edwards St, Edmond) features a variety of creative talent hosted in participating businesses. Artists are partnered with businesses to provide fifteen blocks of art experiences. 5-9 p.m.

Oct. 8

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.

FREE Movie on the Lawn at Chisholm Creek (1332 W Memorial Rd) features an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus. The movie will begin around sunset. Bring your own blankets or chairs.

Oct. 8-9

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.; Saturday, 9 a.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. 8-10

FREE Arcadia Route 66 Neonfest (E Old Highway 66, Arcadia) features neon displays neon campfires on Friday and Saturday night, a film festival and more. Sunday morning features a homemade breakfast. Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 – 10 a.m.

Oct. 9

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. This year’s theme is The Greatest Show on Earth. 8 a.m. – 1 p.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.

FREE See You Saturdays at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

FREE Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features several different mural-making art projects, live DJ music, demonstrations from local mural artists and more. Noon-3p.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.

Oct. 9-10

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.

Oct. 9 – 31

Haunt the Zoo at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St) features more treats, extended dates and new surprises. Trick-or-treating methods will be in place to ensure a safe and memorable experience for our guests, staff and volunteers. Costumes encouraged. Zoo admission is required, as trick-or-treaters can also explore the zoo. Zoo admission plus trick or treat bags: $7; members, $6. Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 12

Sensory Night at Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features an event for families and their children with sensory challenges, offering a more controlled environment to experience the fall festival – no loud music and smaller crowds. Tickets include  complimentary rides on Mo’s Carousel and Pumpkinville Express Train. 6-7:30 p.m.

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