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OKC Fall Fun Guide

Pumpkinville, Myriad Gardens. Photo by Doug Hoke

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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 our Fall Fun guides highlighting trunk-or-treating, costume events, hayrides and more.

[Editor’s Note: This guide was last updated on Oct. 5, 2023. If you know of an event or festival you’d like to see included, please email the details to calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com.]

Sept. 2

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 music from all over the Americas. Create musical crafts, explore the Museum galleries and discover the vast diversity of the American West. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-noon.

Sept. 6

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.

Sept. 7-10

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. 8

FREE Busker Street Fair at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features street performers, fair foods and locally made merchandise for sale. 5-8 p.m.

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

Sept. 8 & 9

FREE Mustang Western Days at Wild Horse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features a fun run, rodeo, parade, best-dressed cowboy & cowgirl contest, pet show, car show, live music, gunfighters, covered wagon rides, games and more. Some activities are at other locations. Free to attend. Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sept. 9

Piedmont Founders Day in Olde Town (Piedmont & Jackson, Piedmont) features a vintage, boutique & craft sale, parade, 5K, inflatables, games and more. Free to attend. 7am-4pm

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

FREE See You Saturdays at Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features complimentary admission, crafts, games and more. During the first hour, guests can take part in a sensory-friendly experience. Also held Oct. 14.  9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Harrah Day at Heritage Park (1374 N Church Ave, Harrah) features a parade, live music, corn hole tournament, a car show, vendor booths, food trucks, activities for kids, fireworks show and more. 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

FREE Second Saturday XL at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features art-making opportunities and experiences inspired by exhibitions on view. 1-4 p.m.

Sept. 10

Shining, Shimmering, Splendid: Sing Along with Phil! at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features a full orchestra performing all of your favorite songs from familiar classics to movie favorites. $9. 2 p.m.; pre-concert activities, 1 p.m.

India Food & Arts Festival at Scissortail Park (300 SW 7th St) features food, clothing, jewelry, live performances and cultural stalls from different regions of India. Free to attend. 3-9 p.m.

Sept. 12

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.

Sept. 14-17

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. 14-19

Disney On Ice presents Frozen & Encanto at the Jim Norick Arena (333 Gordon Cooper Blvd). Dazzling ice skating transports you to Arendelle to be a part of Anna’s adventure to find Elsa in a wintry race to bring back summer. Then, enter the Casita Madrigal to join Mirabel’s journey to save her enchanted home alongside her sisters, Isabela and Luisa. $20 & up. See website for showtimes.

Sept. 14-24

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), $10; kids (5 & under), free. See website for a schedule of events.

Sept. 15

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.

FREE OKC Ballet Under the Stars at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features excerpts from classical ballet and modern dance performed by professional dancers and local students. Attendees can also participate in a movement class. 7 p.m.

Sept. 15-16

FREE Cherokee Strip Celebration in downtown Enid (various locations) features food, arts & craft show, live entertainment, parade, gunfight reenactments and more. Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon.

Sept. 15-17

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. 16

Wild-ones Wildlife Walks at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a guided hike through the park to learn about the amazing wildlife all around us. Preregister. $2. 9-10am.

FREE Cherokee Strip Celebration in Downtown Perry (various locations) features a 5k, parade, Mock gunfights, live entertainment, food, exhibitors and more. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

FREE Farm Open House at Mollie Spencer Farm (1001 Garth Brooks Blvd, Yukon) features informational stations, a self-guided tour, animals and more. 9-11 a.m.

Drop-In Art at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features come-and-go art activities inspired by the art on display. Activities are free with admission – Adults, $15; seniors, $13; kids (17 & under), free. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sept. 16-17

OKC Brick Convention at Oklahoma City Convention Center (100 Mick Cornett Dr) features hands-on LEGO building and experiences for all ages. Each session offers the same exhibits and activities. 15 online; $18 at the door; kids (2 & under), free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m.

Sept. 21-23

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.

Sept. 23

FREE Walk in the Forest at Ruby Grant Park (4396 N Interstate Dr, Norman). Learn about your environment from the professionals. Learn from a forester on a walk through the park. 8 a.m.-noon.

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 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.

Tracking on the Trails at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd). Learn about tracking wildlife, go on a hike to see what tracks are on the trails, and even make your own track to take home. $5. 10-11 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

Alpaca Farm Day 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. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

VegFest OKC at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features food demonstrations, wellness coaches, a tailgate party and more. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Migrating Monarchs Drop-In at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Learn about their incredible journey from Canada to Mexico and create a monarch craft. $2 suggested donation. 2-3 p.m.

FREE Uptown Outside at The Art Hall (519 NW 23rd St) features a block party with food, music, art and community. 4-10 p.m.

Sept. 23-Oct. 31

Pumpkin Patch at Chester’s Party Barn & Farm (5201 Cimarron Rd, Piedmont) features a petting zoo (zoo food sold separately), giant slides & playground area, pony rides (75lb weight limit), hayrides, a mystery maze, barnyard games, pumpkin chunkin’ and more, plus live entertainment and face painting (sold separately) 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.

Sept. 24

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 28-Oct. 8

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

Sept. 29-30

Chalk It Up An Art Festival in Downtown Broken Arrow (1st & Main St, Broken Arrow) features a chalk art competition, live music, street performers and more. Free to attend. Friday, 5-9 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sample Oklahoma Festival at Shoppes at Northpark (12100 N May Ave) features a broad range of local products and an array of raffle prizes from local artisans, vendors and crafters. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1

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. Free to attend; parking, $10. See website for a schedule of events.

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, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 4 p.m.

Sept. 29-Oct. 22

WINGS Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch (13700 N Eastern, Edmond) features a petting zoo, yard games, hayrides, inflatables, photo-ops and 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

Sept. 30

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, festival activities, 1-mile fun run and a 5k. The festival at Myriad Gardens will feature raffles, moon bounces, face painters, carnival games, music and more. 5K, $50; walk & festival, free to attend. 8 a.m.-noon.

FREE Monarch Festival at Mollie Spencer Farm (1001 Garth Brooks Blvd, Yukon) features monarch-related crafts for kids, a seed ball-making station, face painting and more. Local gardening experts will be available to answer all your questions about planting a garden that attracts and supports monarch butterflies. Preregister. 9 a.m.-1 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.

FREE Monarch Festival at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features games, interactive activities and educational opportunities to learn about the monarch’s life cycle, their migration journey and their role in our ecosystem. 10 a.m.-noon.

FREE Fly-in and Community Day at the El Reno Airport (6600 Mustang Field Rd, El Reno) features an air show, helicopter rides, inflatables, food trucks, car show and more. 10 a.m.-4 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. 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

FREE Plaza District Festival (1700 block of NW 16th St) features a wide array of Oklahoma’s own performing artists, visual artists, live musicians and children’s activities.  Oklahoma City’s own Josh Fudge will headline the festival. noon- 10 p.m.

Vietnamese Lunar Moon Festival at World Fresh Int’l Market (10700 S Penn Ave) features lion dances and other traditional dance performances, food trucks, shopping and more. Free to attend. 5-11 p.m.

Sept. 30-Oct. 29

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.

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

Oct. 1

Paddlemania at Riversport OKC (800 Riversport Dr) features competitions including whitewater kayak racing, Battle of the Paddles and community raft races. Free to attend, parking, $10. See website for schedule.

Wanderlust Market at Wheeler Ferris Wheel (1701 S Western Ave) features an outdoor market with artists, hand-crafted artisans, boutiques and local businesses offering re-purposed, vintage and unique products. Free to attend. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.

Oct. 3

Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour at Hudiburg Chevrolet Center (6000 S Prosper Blvd, Midwest City) features fan-favorite songs from the multi-award-winning podcast and an improvised sketch comedy. $27 & up. 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 6-8

Vintage Market Days at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features n upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more. $10-$15; kids (12 & under), free. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 6-22

Pumpkinville at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks and mums with imaginative displays, hand-crafted games, themed activities, local vendors, unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel and more. $9; members & kids (2 & under), free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 7

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.

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.

Foodie Fest at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features the culinary talents of culinarians of color throughout Oklahoma City Metro. The event will showcase Black, Indigenous, Latino, and Asian restaurants and chefs. Free to attend. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Oct. 7-29

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. Zoo admission plus trick-or-treat bags: $8; members, $7. Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 8

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. 11

FREE Fall Y’all Family Fun at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features a fall festival with special themed activities including games, art activities, crafts and story time, plus free admission. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 13-15

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. See website for schedule.

Southwest Street Rod Nationals at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features Oklahoma’s largest gathering of pre-1984 automobiles and street rods with a street rod parade, swap meet, arts & crafts, children’s games and more. 13 & older, $19; kids 6-12, $6; 5 & under, free. Friday & Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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. Admission TBA. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m – 10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Oct. 14

Watonga Cheese and Wine Festival (Main St, Watonga) features a parade, live music, art & craft 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. Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 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. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

FREE Red Earth Parade and FallFest at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a parade, an arts market, and a youth Powwow, celebrating Oklahoma City’s Indigenous People’s Day. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity Family Disc Golf Festival at Cobblestone Creek Golf Course (1350 Cobblestone Creek Dr, Norman) features competitive play and family-friendly fun including a free concert. Prices vary. 10 a.m.-7 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.

Fall Festival at the Pets & People Dog Park (701 Inla Ave, Yukon) features a pumpkin bake-off, hayrides, costume contests for kids & dogs, carnival games and more. Free to attend. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Fall Fest at McLoud Veterans Memorial Park (401-499 W Hinchley St, McLoud) features live music, food trucks, craft vendors, face painting, inflatables, a tractor show, pumpkin stand and more. 11 a.m.-6 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.

FREE Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features art-making opportunities and experiences inspired by exhibitions on view. 1-4 p.m.

FREE Fall Fest at Riverlife Church (910 S Santa Fe, Moore) features inflatables, food trucks, face painting, vendor booths, hayrides, games and more. 3-6 p.m.

FREE CU in the Park at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features a free country-music concert starring Chris Young. 7 p.m.

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.

Oct. 19

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. 20-22

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.⁣⁣⁣ $12.50 & up; kids (under 12), free. Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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.

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; kids (12 & under), free. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. -6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 21

Wild-ones Wildlife Walks at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a guided hike through the park to learn about the amazing wildlife all around us. Preregister. $2. 9-10 a.m.

A Child’s World 5K at Ruby Grant Park (3110 W Franklin Rd, Norman) features a 5k showcasing the 5 developmental skills for children. Benefits Crossroads Youth & Family Services, Inc. $15 & up. 9-11 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.

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.

Oct. 23

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. There will also be creepy games, a mummy-wrapping contest, dance contest and candy. Capacity is limited. $3 in advance. 5-8 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. 28

FREE Harvest Fair & Tractor Pull at Bethel Church (3254 N Choctaw Rd, Choctaw) features vendor booths, tractor pull, food trucks, inflatables, youth archery, carnival games and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Archaeology Day at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman) features family-oriented activities such as flint knapping and atlatl demonstrations. Visitors can also excavate in sandboxes, participate in arts and crafts and take archaeologist-led tours. Free with admission. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 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, $4; 13 & up, free. 2-6 p.m.

FREE Specialty Care Pediatrics Fall Festival at Lake View Park Church (3500 NW 50th St) features  adaptive pony rides, food trucks, arts & crafts, petting zoo, adaptive games and more. 2-6 p.m.

Oct. 29

OKC Festival of Vida Muerte Day of the Dead Celebration at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features interactive activities, community ofrendas, authentic food, cultural market, art, music, dancing, dog parade and more. Free to attend. Noon-9 p.m.

Oct. 28-29

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, $15, kids (3-12), $8; kids (under 3), free. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Oct. 30

FREE Oklahoma Youth Literacy Fall Festival at In The Gap (5517 NW 23d St) features food trucks, giveaways, a live DJ and more. 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Nov. 4

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.

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.

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