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Family-Friendly Street Festivals & Block Parties


Spring and summer bring endless opportunities for outdoor fun to the Oklahoma City metro. Communities in the metro host exciting events filled with live music, local food and activities for guests of all ages. Grab your family and take part in thrilling street festivals in your community this spring or summer.

Editor’s note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the following events and venues may have adjusted their hours or programming. Please check with each venue directly to verify. This list was last updated May 20, 2020.

FREE First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District (NW 30th & 27th Streets, Walker and Hudson Ave.) featuring special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities. More than 20 galleries and several restaurants all within walking distance stay open late to celebrate Oklahoma City’s art community. Entry and most activities are free. First Friday, 6 – 9 p.m. First Friday will not be held in-person in June. Organizers are planning a virtual alternative.

FREE 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk in the Norman Arts District (Downtown Norman) features a variety of visual and performing arts. Whether you like dance, painting, photography or music, there will be plenty for you to see and hear. All events are free and open to the public. Second Friday, 6 – 9 p.m. June’s event will be held virtually celebrating art, artists and local businesses. 

FREE LIVE on the Plaza in the Plaza District (1700 block of NW 16th St). Each second Friday rain or shine, Plaza District businesses stay open late with featured artists, live music, special events, local shopping and more. The event is free to attend and runs on the second Friday each month from 6 – 10 p.m.

FREE Heard on Hurd in Downtown Edmond (Broadway between Main and Hurd) is a pop-up celebration of all things local featuring local musicians and some of the metro’s best food trucks. Small businesses stay open late for shopping. Entry and most activities are free. Held seasonally on the third Saturday of March – October, 6 – 10 p.m. May’s event will be held virtually on Facebook. 

CANCELED for 2020 – FREE Beats & Bites at Riverwind Casino (1544 W State HWY 9, Norman) is a monthly family-friendly music and food truck festival. Dine on some of the best cuisine from local food trucks while enjoying live entertainment under the stars on select Saturdays, June through August from 6 – 10 p.m.

Status to be announced for 2020

FREE Fiesta Friday in Historic Capitol Hill (SW 25th between Harvey and Robertson) features hot food, cold beverages, live music, dancing, shopping and activities for kids, on the fourth Friday of June, July & Aug. 7 – 10 p.m.

FREE Meet Me at Main at the 10 West Main Shopping Center Parking Lot (10 W Main St, Yukon) features live music, shopping, vendors, food trucks, face painting and children’s activities. On the third Friday of May – October, 6 – 10 p.m.

FREE Red Brick Nights in Downtown Guthrie (Oklahoma & Wentz Ave, Guthrie) features rotating pop-up shops, food trucks and live music, on the first Saturday each the month May through September. FREE to attend. 5 – 9 p.m.

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