Calendar of Events January 2024

Categories: In Our Communities
January 5, 2024, 6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. 
First Friday Art Crawl

Every first Friday of the month, visitors can explore artwork inside galleries, studios and museums and catch a few live music performances or even an exciting fireworks display.
Various locations in downtown Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 74103 

918-527-8170,, Email: eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

January 5 – January 7, 2024 
Oklahoma Boat Expo 

Cox Business Center

See luxury boats, fishing boats, ski boats, wake boats, competition ski boats, personal watercraft, travel trailers, motorhomes, toy haulers, Class C motorhomes and much, much more. 

100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103, 405-787-0787,

January 5 – January 26th, 2024 (Every Friday), 3:00p.m. – 4:30p.m. 
Tunnel Tours

Hyatt Regency Tulsa

Explore inside and underground historic office buildings. $25 per person, advance reservation required.

102 E. 2nd Street, Tulsa, OK 74103,

January 6 – January 7, 2024
All Star Team Roping

Tulsa Expo Square

This two-day event combines the finest competitors of other rodeo associations to create an all-star lineup.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 918-837-0048, Email: eat2@eau2eav2eaw2

January 6 – December 28, 2024 (Every Saturday), 7:30p.m. – 10:00p.m.
The Drunkard & the Olio

Tulsa Spotlight Theater

"The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.

1381 Riverside Drive, Tulsa, OK 74127, 918-587-5030,

January 7 – January 13, 2024
Chili Bowl

Tulsa Expo Square

The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals at Tulsa Expo Square's River Spirit Expo is an annual competition for Midget Sprint Car racing.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 918-838-2777,, Email: eat4@eau4eav4eaw4

January 9, 2024, 12:00p.m. – 1:30p.m.
OETA’s Back in Time: Will Rogers, Oklahoma’s Favorite Son!

Will Rogers Memorial Museum 

Admission is free!

1720 W. Will Rogers Boulevard, Claremore, OK 74017, 918-343-8116,

January 12 – January 14, 2024
Green Country Film Festival

The Canebrake

Take part in the celebration of creativity during the inaugural Green County Film Festival at the Canebrake in Wagoner.

33241 E. 732nd Road, Wagoner, OK 74469, 918-400-1120,, Email: eat6@eau6eav6eaw6

January 13, 2024, 2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with Mobiles

Suburban Acres Library

Join us to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrate Make Your Dreams Come True Day by creating your very own dream mobile. For all ages.

4606 N. Garrison, Tulsa, OK, Sherrie Wallace, Branch Manager, 918-549-7323

January 13, 2024, 12:00p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade & Celebration

Martin Luther King Community Center

This event honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a parade featuring festive floats.

300 W. Martin Luther King Street, Muskogee, OK 74401, 918-683-4600

January 13, 2024
Tulsa High Performance Racing Auction Trade Show & Swap Meet

Tulsa Expo Square

Vendors fill Central Park Hall with merchandise, new/used parts, and other hard-to-find items perfect for completing your latest car project.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 940-723-7241,, Email: eat8@eau8eav8eaw8

January 13, 2024, 9:00a.m.
Second Saturday Architecture Tour: Spotlight Theatre, A Bruce Goff Icon

You will enjoy a 20-minute presentation by the theater's board president followed by a guided walk through the building's spaces that are not usually open to the public.

Various locations in Tulsa, OK 74103, 918-583-5550, Email: eat10@eau10eav10eaw10

January 14, 2024, 2:00p.m.
The Blinding of Isaac Woodward

Woody Guthrie Center

This event is a poignant addition to the programming for the “Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photos by Jerry Dantzic” exhibit, as both Woody Guthrie and Billie Holiday performed at the benefit concert for Isaac Woodard after his attack. Explore the powerful story and the civil rights struggle through this remarkable documentary, which sheds light on a dark chapter in American history.

102 Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103, 918-574-2710,, Email: eat12@eau12eav12eaw12

January 15, 2024, 11:00a.m.
Tulsa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Head to the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade through Tulsa to honor a legend and celebrate freedom with the community. 

North Detroit Avenue & John Hope Franklin Boulevard, Tulsa, OK 74106, 918-492-9495,, Email: eat14@eau14eav14eaw14

January 16 – November 19th, 2024 (every third Tuesday of the month), 6:00p.m. & 7:00p.m.
Oklahoma Aquarium

Held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, our Education Team will have two sessions, at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., giving you ample time to explore the Oklahoma Aquarium & visit all 10,000 of our amazing animals! This event is free for all Oklahoma Aquarium members or with daily admission. Due to this event's rising popularity, we've set up an RSVP system to save your spot!

300 Aquarium Drive, Jenks, OK 74037, 918-296-3747,

January 17, 2024, 7:30p.m. – 9:30p.m.
The Music of Elton John & Billy Joel Starring Michael Cavanaugh

Broken Arrow Performing Arts CenterMichael Cavanaugh is the new voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook and a charismatic performer and musician made famous for his piano/lead vocals in the Broadway musical “Movin’ Out.” Handpicked by Billy Joel to star in “Movin’ Out,” Cavanaugh evokes a style rivaling the Piano Man. He appeared in the show for three years with over 1,200 performances and received multiple accolades. His interpretation of the modern rock/pop songbook led to Billboard calling him “The New Voice of the American Rock and Roll Songbook,” and he was recognized by Reuters as Entertainer of the Year for the private events market.

701 S. Main Street, Broken Arrow, OK 74012, 918-259-5778,

January 17 – December 29, 2024
Here be Dragons: Mapping the Real and Imagined

Philbrook Museum of Art

Here be Dragons: Mapping the Real and Imagined presents artworks from the Philbrook collection that span over three hundred years of history, and that build a sense of place, whether real or imagined.

2727 S. Rockford Road, Tulsa, OK 74114, 918-749-7941,

January 18 – January 20, 2024
American Finals Rodeo

Tulsa Expo Square

Make plans to watch action-packed rodeo performances each day. The top 15 cowboys and cowgirls will compete in traditional rodeo events including bareback bronc riding, tie-down roping, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, team roping, and cowgirls' barrel racing and bull riding. See traditional western skill in action as these impressive young athletes compete in the American Finals Rodeo.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 479-238-3865,, Email: eat16@eau16eav16eaw16

January 19 – January 21, 2024
World of Wrestling Tulsa Nationals

Tulsa Expo Square

Youth, high school, and college wrestlers will compete for various titles, such as the outstanding wrestler award and team trophy. Hours: Thursday: 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Friday: 7:30 am - 10:30 pm, Saturday: 7:30 am - 10:30 pm, Sunday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 918-366-4411,, Email: eat18@eau18eav18eaw18

January 19, 2024, 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Dolly Parton’s Birthday Bash!

Gathering Place

Join us at Gathering Place in the Williams Lodge as we celebrate Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and Dolly Parton's 78th birthday with songs, stories, cake, and party favors! For all ages.

2650 John Williams Way, Tulsa, OK 74114,, Email: eat20@eau20eav20eaw20

January 20, 2024, 6:00p.m. – 10:30p.m.
Mad Dog Demolition Derby

Claremore Expo

Come see the metal crushing car-smashing heroes of the Mad Dog Demolition Derby Tour doing battle inside the Claremore Expo Indoor Heated Arena.  Doors open at 5pm and the show will begin at 6pm.  Seating is general admission but tickets sell fast so we encourage you to purchase your tickets early!  Advanced tickets are $20 for Adults and $14 for kids (11 and Under).  Ticket prices will increase by $4 on the day of the show and pit Passes will only be available on the day of the show for $25.  This is a great event for the whole family to attend.

400 Veterans Parkway, Claremore, OK 74017,

January 20, 2024, 7:00p.m.
Winter Entertainment Series

This January, get ready for three special nights of live entertainment during the Winter Entertainment Series. Each evening performance features a unique performer that is sure to provide an exciting show at the Grove High School Performing Arts Center. The second event in this year's series will feature Ned Ledoux, a country musician known for hits like "This Cowboy's Hat," "By My Side" and "We Ain't Got It All."

300 Ford Road, Grove, OK 74344, 918-786-6107,, Email: eat22@eau22eav22eaw22

January 20, 2024, 8:00a.m. & 8:10a.m.
Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long

Tulsa River Parks Trail System

It's time to Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long. This annual 5K, 10K, 25K and 50K is back again with distances for every level of runner or walker. All courses are along the paved River Parks Trail System in Tulsa and are very flat with the exception of one hill that is encountered once on the 25K course and twice on the 50K course. The 5K and 10K courses are very flat.

Tulsa River Parks Trail System, Tulsa, OK 74105, 918-492-3338,, Email: eat24@eau24eav24eaw24

January 21, 2024, 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.
Wedding Show

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S. Rockford Road, Tulsa, OK 74114, 918-749-7941,

January 26 – January 28, 2024
Green Country Home & Garden Show

Tulsa Expo Square

Hours: Friday: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm and Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 918-523-2003; 918-640-6828,, Email: eat26@eau26eav26eaw26

January 27 – January 28, 2024
R.K. Gun & Knife Show

Tulsa Expo Square

Browse the many booths in Central Park Hall and meet with vendors displaying guns, hunting supplies, military surplus, and outdoor gear. Hours: Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, 417-567-2002,, Email: eat28@eau28eav28eaw28

January 27, 2024, 7:30p.m. – 9:30p.m.
Inspirations, Signature Symphony Performance

TCC VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education

This concert features an adaptation of Georges Bizet’s fiery and controversial Carmen by Rodion Schedrin, where the opera is now transformed into ballet and features strings and percussion to convey this passionate work.

10300 E. 81st Street, Tulsa, OK 74133, 918-595-7777,

January 27, 2024, 6:00p.m.
Toyland Ball

Cox Business Convention Center

Toyland Ball, held every January, is The Parent Child Center of Tulsa’s annual signature fundraising event. This black-tie gala with a whimsical theme offers an elegant evening of dinner and dancing, with a live auction.

100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103, 918-894-4350,

January 27 – January 29, 2024
Brick Fest Live

Cox Business Convention Center

Lego lovers, this is for you! Over a million bricks on display and ready to play! See life-size models, engage with the most hands-on attractions, shop for hard-to-find Lego merchandise, and more!

100 Civic Center, Tulsa OK 74103, 918-894-4350,

January 29 – February 4, 2024
Tulsa Boat, Sport & Travel Show

Tulsa Expo Square

Hours: Monday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm; Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Wednesday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Thursday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Friday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Saturday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; and Sunday: 1:00 am - 4:00 pm.

4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74105, 918-519-1210,, Email: eat30@eau30eav30eaw30

January 30, 2024
Mania – the ABBA Tribute

Cox Business Convention Center, Legacy Hall

100 Civic Center, Tulsa OK 74103, 918-894-4350,


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