September 1, 2023 - Sep 4, 2023, 11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Twenty-five years ago, Tulsa kids gave back through a simple childhood tradition: lemonade stands. Attend the same old-fashioned tradition at the Lemon-Aid 25th Anniversary Celebration, featuring a wealth of lemonade stands to sample. Anchored at Guthrie Green in Tulsa, Lemon-Aid will offer a variety of lemonade recipes and variations, as well as several food trucks, hometown bands, contests and more.
Jana Jae Fiddle Camp & Music Festival
September 1, 2023 - September 3, 2023
Attend the Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Festival and witness fiddlers of all levels and ages come together in a learning experience with master instructors and performers. Classes include demonstrations and instruction, as well as learning to play with groups and before an audience. All acoustic musicians are welcome. Other workshops presented are flat-pick guitar, back-up guitar, mandolin, cello and spoons. Enjoy this fun-filled weekend of learning, great entertainment and jamming with friends.This event will feature bluegrass music, swing and more. Bring the whole family and enjoy great food and great music. Learn from the best area musicians in individual and group sessions, then stick around for RV and tent camping, fishing and boating on Oklahoma's beautiful Grand Lake. The Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Festival will also feature special appearances by fiddle groups, master fiddlers and top-contest fiddlers.
September 1, 2023 - September 3, 2023
Enjoy an epic three-day rock music festival featuring more than 70 entertainment acts on three stages. The world's largest rock festival of its type, Rocklahoma features high-energy acts, the sound of thrashing guitars, pyrotechnics and roaring vocals. The 2023 lineup includes Godsmack, Limp Bizkit, Pantera and Rob Zombie. Embrace your inner rocker and mingle with the likes of bikers, 80s metal enthusiasts and classic rock fans.Located four miles north of downtown Pryor, the Rocklahoma festival grounds feature over 6,000 assigned and numbered seats and a general admission lawn that can accommodate over 50,000 visitors. The grounds also have over 4,000 campsites, on-site parking, bathroom facilities and overnight security. Stock the RV, shine up your motorcycle or simply throw a tent in the backseat and head to Rocklahoma for a music festival that is guaranteed to blow your socks off.Enjoy the all-star lineup on the main stage or head into the VIP tent for food and drinks. Merchandise, food and beer vendors will be available along the sidelines. Festival passes or one-day tickets are available.
Labor Day Celebration
September 1, 2023 - September 4, 2023
The Henryetta Labor Day Celebration is one of the largest Labor Day events in Oklahoma. Make your way to the town of Henryetta for a parade, games for all ages, concerts, a carnival, rodeo and an impressive fireworks display at dusk. Visitors to this Labor Day Celebration will also enjoy a car, bike and tractor show. The highlight of this festival is the parade, featuring a wide variety of floats, marching bands, horses, Shriners and more. Festivities and an assortment of family-friendly activities will take place throughout the city, so head to the Labor Day Celebration this holiday and celebrate alongside the residents of Henryetta. Labor Day Carnival: September 1-4; Labor Day Car Show: September 2 from 6am-2pm; Labor Day Celebration Parade: September 4 at 10am.
Downtown Main Street, Henryetta, OK 74437, 918-652-3331, Email: eat6@eau6eav6eaw6
First Friday Art Crawl
September 1, 2023, 6;00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Since 2007, the Tulsa Arts District has presented the community with rotating art displays as part of the monthly First Friday Art Crawl events. 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. As an added bonus, art crawlers can take advantage of free museum and gallery admission while shopping later than normal business hours would allow. Hit the district early for dinner, or stay a little later for a craft cocktail best enjoyed on an outdoor patio.
Various locations in Tulsa Arts District, Tulsa, OK 74103, 918-527-8170, 918-492-7477, www.thetulsaartsdistrict.org/first-friday-art-crawl/, Email: eat8@eau8eav8eaw8
Boats, Beats & BBQ
September 1, 2023 - September 3, 2023
Come to Grand Lake and experience the most unique music festival in the country. Boats, Beats & BBQ offers three days of powerboat races, incredible music and mouthwatering barbecue. Held over Labor Day weekend, this fun event is accessible via boat or land at Wolf Creek Park in Grove on Grand Lake. Kick things off on Friday with a food truck festival downtown, as well as a Formula 1 Powerboat lineup and meet and greet. The poker run also begins on Friday and runs through Sunday. On both Saturday and Sunday, there will be boat races, a Kansas City BBQ Society official tasting competition and live music on the water. The stage is visible from the lake shore, but visitors are welcome to bring a raft and jump in for the full water festival experience.
Tulsa Reining Classic
September 1-3, 2023
The Tulsa Reining Classic is an action-packed display of equestrian skills at Tulsa Expo Square. Watch cowboys and cowgirls of all ages and abilities compete in various challenging events that will keep you on the edge of your seat. See riders guide horses through precise patterns of circles, spins and stops at speeds alternating between a slow lope and a fast gallop. Cheer for your favorites as some of the most successful open riders to the tiniest young cowboys and cowgirls execute a variety of cantering and galloping feats in this thrilling show. Don’t forget to check the on-site Western trade show for some great deals when you need a break from all the thrilling competition.
Tulsa Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK, 949-939-0407, www.tulsareining.com
Cherokee National Holiday
September 1 - September 3, 2023
The Cherokee National Holiday in Tahlequah celebrates the signing of the Cherokee Nation Constitution in 1839. This annual event is a celebration of Cherokee heritage and cultural awareness. The Cherokee National Holiday attracts visitors from across the United States as well as from around the world. The three-day holiday is full of activities for all ages, from traditional Native American games like cornstalk and blowgun shooting, marbles and stickball to tournaments in sports like basketball and softball. Many other events will take place during the Cherokee National Holiday, including a parade, children's events, a quilt show and a car show. Vendors will be on hand offering authentic Native American products such as food, artwork, pottery, blankets and other unique items. The highlights of the celebration will be the inter-tribal powwows, held on both Friday night and Saturday night.
Various locations, Tahlequah, OK 74465, 918-453-5544, 918-453-1689; Office Fax:918-458-4295, www.thecherokeeholiday.com
Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival
September 1, 2023 - Sep 3, 2023
The Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival will feature traditional arts and crafts, handmade American Indian items on display and sporting tournaments. Visitors will also enjoy a 5K run and walk, as well as softball, basketball, cornhole and volleyball tournaments. The Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival is the place to be this Labor Day weekend. A great way to begin any day of the festival is by visiting the Choctaw Nation Museum. The museum holds many historical artifacts and information about the Choctaw culture and past, including actual objects that were carried across the Trail of Tears and interactive exhibits.
Tvshka Homma Tribal Grounds, 163665 N Road 4355, Tuskahoma, OK 74574, Toll-Free Office: 800-522-6170, www.laborday.choctawnation.com
Rose District Farmer’s Market
September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2023
Delicious fresh products every Saturday through October 2023! 8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Rose District, 418 S. Main Street, Broken Arrow, OK 74012, 918-259-7000
Conquer the Gauntlet Obstacle Race
September 2, 2023, 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.
Conquer the Gauntlet is a challenging four-mile obstacle course and adventure race that features over 30 obstacles. Held at 181 Ranch in Bixby, this event will bring you face-to-face with taxing obstacles like climbing over walls, crawling through mud and slogging your way through water one to five feet deep. Conquer the Gauntlet will challenge you mentally and physically, but those who complete the event will be given a T-shirt and bragging rights.
Food Truck Tuesday: Marshall Family Catering
September 5, 2023, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Switch up your lunch hour at OSU-Tulsa's Food Truck Tuesday! There will be a food truck on campus during the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 11 AM -2 PM. Marshall Family Catering will be on campus this week! Parking Lot E (free parking) Open to the public.
OSU-Tulsa Parking Lot E, 700 North Greenwood avenue Tulsa, Ok 74106, https://downtowntulsa.com/do/food-truck-tuesday-marshall-family-catering, eat14@eau14eav14eaw14
Mayes County Fair
September 6, 2023 - September 11, 2023
Since its establishment in 1916, the Mayes County Fair in Pryor has promoted Oklahoma agriculture, education and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. Vendors with farm and agriculture-related items, clothing and food will be set up at fair. There will be a livestock show complete with swine, cattle, lambs, goats, equine show and timed events, broiler and poultry. Other attractions at the fair are the pedal pull on Sunday for the young kids, tractor driving contest, pet show and indoor exhibits. Monday: 8:00a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
American Miniature Horse Registry National Show
September 7, 2023 - September 16, 2023
The American Miniature Horse Registry and American Shetland Pony Club are bringing their National Show to Tulsa’s Expo Square during a ten day display of equestrian skills in different classes and categories. Don’t miss out on miniature horses competing for awards in hunter, jumper, showmanship, halter obstacle, obstacle driving, country pleasure driving, fancy turnout, roadster, roman chariot and much more at Tulsa’s Expo Square. This prestigious event features more than 1,500 horses, making it the largest show of this kind in the world. Starts daily at 8:00a.m.
Diamond Stone Music Festival
September 7, 2023 - September 9, 2023
Get your passes for Diamond Stone and meet up with your buddies on the banks of the Illinois River for three days of high-caliber Red Dirt music, family fun and camping. Held at the beautiful Diamondhead Resort in Tahlequah, this celebration of Oklahoma’s homegrown sound attracts top-flight talent and has become an absolute must-see for festival-goers and families alike. In 2023, the festival will showcase a total of three stages of live music spotlighting a laundry list of who’s who in Red Dirt and Americana music. Talent for this year includes The Band of Heathens, Josh Meloy, Vincent Neil Emerson and more. Sing along with your favorites from John Fullbright, Tennessee Jet and many, many more. For this three-day festival, campers can choose from a variety of packages ranging from the bare-bones tent and gate pass "Roughin’ It" to the full-blown "VIP Party House" passes. As there is limited availability, early booking is encouraged.
Diamond Resort, 12081, Hwy 10, Tahlequah, OK 74464, 918-456-4545, www.diamondstonefestival.com
Bluegrass & Chili Festival
September 8, 2023 - September 9, 2023
The annual Bluegrass & Chili Festival in Wagoner is cooking up plenty of family fun in the month of September. Join over 30,000 visitors at this annual event and sample chili from cooking teams during the Mid-America Regional Chili Cook-Off. Whether your taste buds crave spicy, mild or something in-between, this chili cook-off is guaranteed to satisfy any appetite. Bring your lawn chairs, pick up a cool drink from a festival vendor and enjoy three stages of local, regional and national performance artists. Musicians will entertain the crowds with a wide variety of bluegrass, country and good, old-fashioned gospel tunes, so show up early for a good seat. All concerts at the Bluegrass & Chili Festival are free. Wander through the festival grounds at the Bluegrass & Chili Festival and enjoy an open car show, a children's area and a festival marketplace filled to the brim with arts, crafts and handmade goods for sale. Stick around for a vocal competition, junior showcase, dance exhibitions and an antique tractor pull. With a wide variety of things to do and plenty of yummy chili to go around, the Bluegrass & Chili Festival guarantees a great weekend filled with family fun.
Art Crawl on 66
September 8, 2023, 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Experience art up close during the Art Crawl on 66 in Tulsa as artists bring imagination to life at local businesses. On the second Friday of the month from April to December, musicians, performers and visual artists will inspire patrons as they browse businesses and vendor booths. Kick the weekend off with a tour of historic places along The Mother Road, enjoying local restaurants and taking in the sights and sounds of Tulsa's art scene.
September 8 -10, 2023
ANiME Oklahoma is the state's premier family-oriented anime convention. Come visit us at our new home in the Grand Casino & Resort Hotel event center near Shawnee. We'll have cosplay, vendors, artists, manga, video and tabletop gaming, as well as special guests. It'll be fun for the whole family. Friday, 12:00p.m. - 2:00a.m., Saturday, 10:00a.m. - 12:00a.m.; Sunday, 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
Tulsa Symphony Orchestra presents - Prelude: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5
September 9, 2023, 6:00p.m.
Head to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center this September for a concert by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra featuring Beethoven's iconic "Symphony No. 5." Beethoven's masterpiece will be accompanied by Berlioz's "Le corsaire" and Elgar's "Cello Concerto in E Minor" performed by cellist Sterling Elliot. Don't miss this evening of incredible music led by guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger.
Woolaroc Fall Trail Ride
September 9, 2023
Watch for buffalo, elk, deer or longhorn cattle on this trail ride that covers approximately 15 miles of scenic terrain on the famous Woolaroc Ranch. Bring your own horse and join the group for a day-long ride over 3,700 acres of ranch land. Hidden away amongst the beauty of the rolling Osage Hills, the country retreat of oilman Frank Phillips will open its gates to riders looking to explore native terrain that is rarely seen by the general public.The Woolaroc Fall Trail Ride includes overnight primitive camping on Friday prior to the ride, a morning and afternoon guided trail ride and admission to Woolaroc. The trail ride fee also includes lunch and dinner on Saturday. Riders must provide their own horses and gear. While not on the trail, participants can enjoy all that Woolaroc has to offer, including the on-site lodge and museum featuring a premier Western art collection, one of the world's finest collections of Colt firearms and an extensive collection of Navajo blankets. Registration for the Woolaroc Fall Trail Ride will begin on Friday, with current Coggins papers required upon arrival. Arrival and check-in time on Saturday is scheduled between 7am and 9am, while the trail ride will begin promptly at 9:30am. Total time in the saddle will be approximately five hours. All participants are encouraged to bring a camera, weather-appropriate clothing, a water canteen, rain poncho, sunscreen and insect repellent. Lunch will typically consist of a barbecue buffalo sandwich, a bag of chips and a cookie. Dinner typically consists of smoked meats, potato salad, baked beans and dessert. Lunches for non-riders are available by reservation only. Camping will be available Saturday night with additional charge. Pre-registration for the Woolaroc Fall Trail Ride is requested.
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Road, Bartlesville, OK 74003, 918-336-0307, www.woolaroc.org/woolaroc-fall-trail-ride-event-details_165, Email: eat28@eau28eav28eaw28
Second Saturday Architecture Tour: Downtown Tulsa - A Bird's Eye View
September 9, 2023, 10:00a.m.
Take a fun and educational walking tour through downtown Tulsa and other historical local sites during Second Saturday Architecture Tours, hosted by the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture. These monthly walking tours will give you an insightful look into the exciting architecture and prestigious collections that you may pass by every day. Sites include Tulsa's various Art Deco buildings, The Church Studio, the Blue Dome District, America's Crossroads in Sapulpa and much more. This month's tour will provide guests with a new view of Tulsa from rooftops and high-story windows.
Various Locations, Tulsa, OK 74103, 918-583-5550, www.tulsaarchitecture.org/programs/birds-eye-view/?post=4782, Email: eat30@eau30eav30eaw30
Oklahoma Gun Show
September 9, 2023 - September 10, 2023
The Oklahoma Gun Show at Tulsa Expo Square is sure to have the products you are looking for with a wide selection of firearms, ammo, knives and more. With over 1,000 tables for vendors and 70,000 sq ft of merchandise to browse through, you'll want to come to both days of this weekend event. Visit the Oklahoma Gun Show to see everything these high-quality dealers have to offer.
Rose District Wedding Show
September 10, 2023, 2:00p.m.- 5:00p.m.
Let wedding professionals help you plan your big day at the Rose District Wedding Show in Broken Arrow. At the show, attendees can peruse a wide array of wedding services including photographers, caterers and more. Brides can try on wedding gowns and grooms can work with tailors to make their tuxedos fit perfectly. Meet florists and get professional help crafting your dream bouquet and flower arrangements. While at the show, you can even pick up your marriage license so there's no need to make another stop. At the Rose District Wedding Show, couples can find everything they need to plan their ideal wedding.
Oklahoma Movement presents unique dance event
September 10, 2023, 10a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Step out of your element on Sept. 10 at The Gathering Place with this unique dance event. Tulsa, OK – Tulsa-based nonprofit, Oklahoma Movement, presents “Elements” at the Gathering Place, 2650 South John Williams Way, Tulsa, OK 74114, on Sun, Sept. 10. This free community event celebrates the beauty and power of nature through dance performance. “Elements” takes viewers through a walking tour of the park featuring choreographed dance experiences that highlight the five natural elements: earth, air, water, fire and aether (space). You can catch “Elements” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. beginning at Willow Beach. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with nature and view the nation’s top park through a new perspective. Oklahoma Movement is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Tulsa. As a collaboration of artists that use innovative movements to inspire and benefit the community. Oklahoma Movement provides educational dance classes, presents performances and empowers underserved communities through free movement and dance courses. “Elements” is a free event, however, tickets can be purchased as donation. To purchase a ticket, visit the link in this event page or to learn more about Oklahoma Movement, visit www.oklahomamovement.org
The Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way, Tulsa, OK 74114, www.gatheringplace.org
Osage County Free Fair
September 12, 2023 - Sep 16, 2023, 8:00.m. - 8:00p.m.
The Osage County Free Fair celebrates the agricultural abundance of Pawhuska and the surrounding area with livestock shows, a horse show, ranch rodeo and plenty of 4-H exhibits set up for visitors. Held since 1913, the Osage Country Free Fair features exhibit halls filled with educational and vendor booths, as well as a plant show and a dog show. Don't miss this year's talent show, and secure a seat in the stands for the fair's school choir, band and cheerleader competitions. Bring the entire family to the Osage County Free Fair where kids will enjoy the giant inflatables, turtle races and a vintage car show. This year's fair will also feature the much-anticipated chili and salsa cook-offs, so bring your taste buds to Pawhuska and see if your favorite team claims the top prize.
Osage County Fairgrounds, Pawhuska, OK 74056, 918-287-4170, www.extension.okstate.edu/?forwarded=oces.okstate.edu/osage/osage-county-free-fair-1
Born & Raised Music Festival
September 13, 2023 - September 16, 2023
The Born & Raised Music Festival is a multi-day music extravaganza that features some of the top artists in Red Dirt, Outlaw, Southern rock and country music. Headliners for the 2023 festival include the Turnpike Troubadours, Whiskey Myers, Ryan Bingham, the Randy Rogers Band, Lukas Nelson, Gary Allan and Randy Houser.There will also be performances by Mike and the Moonpies, 49 Winchester, Flatland Cavalry, Them Dirty Roses, the Red Clay Strays, Katilin Butts, Kat Hasty, Holly Beth and Jamie Lin Wilson. Stay close to the music with an overnight tent or RV camping packages and take your pick from three RV camping areas (White Tail Run, Quails Nest and Coyote Crossing) and two tent campgrounds (White Tail Run and Eagle Ridge). ADA camping is also available.
Rogers County Free Fair
September 14, 2023 - September 17, 2023
Come to the Rogers County Free Fair and browse through Made in Oklahoma products, arts and crafts, baked goods, livestock exhibits and more. A Rogers County staple since 1955, this free fair guarantees fun for the entire family. Attend a horse show, check out numerous vehicles in the fair's annual car show or take the kids over to the fair's popular children's area, featuring plenty of activities geared specifically towards them. Make your way to the festival's carnival midway for rides, games and plenty of yummy fair food and snacks. The Rogers County Free Fair, which highlights the transition from summer to fall in Claremore, is a great opportunity to celebrate the agricultural diversity of the area. Event categories are wide and varied, from cooking and horticulture to fine arts and animal exhibits. Spend the day browsing through traditional fair exhibits, or simply attend the fair to enjoy an exhilarating spin on a carnival ride.
Coweta Fall Festival
September 14, 2023 - September 16, 2023
Celebrate the arrival of fall with friends and family at the annual Coweta Fall Festival. Held in the heart of the Downtown Coweta Broadway District, Fall Festival is a three-day celebration that includes pageantry, live entertainment, fun carnival rides/attractions, arts, crafts and business vendors, children's games and plenty of delicious fair food.There will also be a car show, parade, community talent show and fundraising auctions that support the Coweta Tiger Pride Band and Coweta Special Athletes Organization. Coweta Fall Festival is a celebration you will not want to miss.
September 14, 2023
Head to Collinsville on the second Thursday of every month (April through August) for Summerfest. Located just a short drive north of Tulsa on US-169, Collinsville is a friendly small town where you can visit with old friends and make new ones. This close-knit community comes together to offer a vendor fair and food trucks in the downtown area, with a free movie night to follow. Save the date for Summerfest (April-August) and movie nights (June-August) on Collinsville's Main Street.
September 15, 2023 - Sep 17, 2023
ScotFest is Oklahoma's flagship celebration of Celtic history and heritage. Held in Broken Arrow's Chisholm Trail Park, this weekend-long festival has something for the entire family including food, crafts and excellent live music. Don't miss the Scottish Highland Games, featuring over 160 athletes competing in the caber toss, braemar stone, hammer throw, sheaf tossing and more. Come to ScotFest for genealogy and family (clan) history, musical entertainers of local and national merit, Scottish and Irish dance demonstrations, solo piping, traditional drumming and pipe band competitions. ScotFest will also feature vendors of Scottish crafts and products, demonstrations of Scottish traditional domestic skills and continuing educational sessions and workshops throughout the festival. Come to ScotFest in Broken Arrow for wine and whiskey tastings, and bring the kids for a variety of children's activities including sack races, three-legged races and a Scottish ring fling.
September 16, 2023 - September 17, 2023
Make your way to Artfest, the German-American Society of Tulsa's fine art show and sale. Held in Midtown Tulsa at the GAST Center, this two-day event will feature a variety of paintings, sculptures, woodworking, pottery, jewelry, and more. From ornate pet portraits to graphite and ink sketches, there will be plenty to see. Get your bid for a piece of German-inspired art at the silent auction while listing to classic music by German composers. Local musician Rick Fortner will perform live on Saturday afternoon, and German beer, wine and light snacks will be available for purchase. Saturday, 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.; Sunday, 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Tour de Cowtown
September 16, 2023
Tour de Cowtown offers a one-of-kind experience that will take cyclists past the Coweta Fall Festival's Ferris wheel, through rolling hills, cattle lands and even vineyards. There are four routes available that vary in length, including a free 5-mile family ride and the 20-, 30- and 62-mile routes. After the ride, enjoy free fair food, live music and carnival rides. Starts at 8:00a.m.
Coweta High School, 14705 S 305th E Avenue, Coweta, OK 74429, 918-259-1341, 918-943-6700, www.tourdecowtown.com
National Fiddler Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Concert
September 16, 2023, 7:30p.m.
Don't miss a stellar evening with world-class performances during the National Fiddler Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Concert at the Tulsa Mabee Center. This year's event celebrates inductees Jimmy Mattingly, a renowned touring fiddler currently on tour with Garth Brooks, Rob Hajacos, one of Nashville's most in-demand studio musicians, and Hoot Hester, a master fiddler and founder of Western swing band The Time Jumpers. Multi-award-winning country musician Ronnie Dunn will headline this year's concert performing hits like "Boot Scootin' Boogie". Other guests of the event will include Nashville artist Tim Crouch, champion banjo player Gary "Biscuit" Davis, mandolin player Danny Roberts and many other musicians. Don't miss this evening of legendary music and phenomenal artists in downtown Tulsa.
Taste of Nigeria Festival
September 16, 2023
Discover more about Nigerian culture through food, music, fashion and dance during the Taste of Nigeria festival at Greenwood Cultural Center in Tulsa. Bring the entire family to watch the fashion show, shop from the market, browse unique art and savor delicious Nigerian cuisine. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate Nigeria's independence while learning about the country's fascinating history.
Los Festivales y Mercados: Dia de la Independencia
September 16, 2023, 3:00 - 8:00p.m.
Kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month in Tulsa at the Los Festivales y Mercados: Dia de la Independencia. Authentic Latin American products will be available for purchase in the Mercado shopping area. While you explore the festival, you can see a series of live dance performances that showcase the culture of several Latin American countries. When you get hungry, choose from a large selection of delicious and unique dishes from a collection of several food trucks and enjoy activities like the loteria. The evening wraps up the with two-hours of dancing at Cumbia Night.
TAAS Monthly Member Meeting
September 19, 2023, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
The Tulsa Area Azalea Society meets every third Tuesday of the month in the Outdoor Classroom at Woodward Park building. We are currently welcoming new members and would love to have you join! Each month we discuss gardening tips and topics for azaleas, community outreach opportunities, and answer questions from the general public on how best they can care for their azaleas.
Food Truck Tuesday: Manila Ice
September 19, 2023, 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Switch up your lunch hour at OSU-Tulsa's Food Truck Tuesday! There will be a food truck on campus during the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 11 AM -2 PM. Manila Ice will be on campus this week! Parking Lot E (free parking) Open to the public.
Candace Jackson, Email: eat14@eau14eav14eaw14, https://downtowntulsa.com/do/food-truck-tuesday-manila-ice-1
Skiatook Pioneer Day Festival
September 21, 2023 - September 23, 2023
Head to the Pioneer Day Festival in Skiatook for a great day of family fun. The free festival events kick off Saturday morning with "Runnin' the Rails" certified 5K, followed by the Pioneer Day Parade. Immediately after the parade, gather in Central Park to enjoy carnival rides, exhibits, arts and crafts, friendly competitions and more. Other festivities include a classic car show, museum tours, a quilt show, fishing derby and a concert to wrap up each night of the festival. Come celebrate Skiatook's past, present and future at the Pioneer Day Festival.
Tulsa Greek Festival
September 21, 2023 - September 23, 2023
Tulsa’s favorite Greek Festival is back. Bring the entire family to enjoy Greek music, Greek dancing and, of course, Greek food and drinks. This fun-filled weekend will be full of incredible food and entertainment at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Please note, service animals are welcome, but pets are not allowed.
1222 S Guthrie Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74119, 720-416-5011, 831-236-3559, www.tulsagreekfestival.com
Tulsa Symphony Orchestra presents: Farrenc
September 22, 2023, 7:00p.m.
Join the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra at First Presbyterian Church for a concert featuring composer Louise Farrenc's "Piano Quintet No. 1 in A Minor." As part of the symphony's chamber music series, the orchestra will present Farrenc's piano quintet alongside works from Stravinsky and Mozart. Enjoy Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du soldat" and Mozart's "Kegelstaff", a trio for piano, viola and clarinet, during this September performance.
Gore Fin & Feather Fall Festival
September 22, 2023 - September 24, 2023
Bring family and friends out for shopping fun at the three-day Fin & Feather Fall Festival. This annual arts and crafts festival is held on the grounds of the Fin & Feather Resort near beautiful Lake Tenkiller. Make your way to the Fin & Feather Fall Festival and browse through over 170 arts and crafts vendors and over 100 outside booths from several states. Visitors will find unique handmade items including jewelry, candles, woodwork, toys and much more. Grab some food from on-site food trucks and Soda Steve's restaurant. Friday and Saturday: 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
Fin & Feather Resort, 445889 Hwy 10A, Gore, OK 74435, 918-487-5148; Office Fax:918-487-5025, www.Finandfeatherresort.com
Pioneer Days at Har-Ber Village
September 21, 2023 - September 24, 2023, 9:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.
Get a taste of life in the 1800s during Har-Ber Village's Pioneer Days this September. Persevering in the pioneer era 200 years ago required hard work and ingenuity – visitors will have an eye-opening look as these days of yore come to life through demonstrations of heritage crafts, hands-on activities, living history demonstrations and live music. Learn how families survived by churning your own butter, dipping candles, basket weaving and many other educational experiences at this all-ages event.
The Hex House
September 22, 2023 - October 31, 2023, 7:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
Travel to Tulsa for The Hex House, northeast Oklahoma's extreme haunted attraction. The Hex House is an intense, multi-element, walk-through haunted house attraction themed around a dark chapter in Tulsa's haunted past. The original Hex House was involved in a 1944 police investigation surrounding a small casket buried in the backyard of a Tulsa house and two young women who had been under hypnotic or occult control for seven years. The investigation was nicknamed the "Hex House" case since it had all the spooky elements of a Halloween story. The original Hex House become a favorite site for young Tulsans to visit on Halloween for years after the case was settled. Now, The Hex House is back, ready to bring your most terrifying fears to life this Halloween season.Do not come to The Hex House if you expect movie scenes or goofy props. Instead, The Hex House will submerge you and your friends into an altered reality that is much darker and less predictable than anything you've seen in the movies. Come to The Hex House and make your way through flickering hallways and eerie rooms that will transport you into an intense nightmare you won't soon forget. This haunted house is meant to entertain as well as to produce sheer terror in its victims. The Hex House is not meant for children age 12 or under.The Hex House features a second twisted tale for your Halloween enjoyment. If you survive The Hex House, take on Rise of the Living Dead, an extreme haunted attraction that presents a zombie nightmare. Gruesome, horrifying zombies are on the prowl, faster than ever. Experience twice the terror, twice the screams and twice the panic at this year's Hex House. Combo tickets will be available.
Suites & Sweets: Symphony in the Park
September 22, 2023, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Enjoy live music and sweet treats at Suites & Sweets: Symphony in the Park at the Jenks Downtown Commons. The community event features symphonic music performed by the Jenks High School Orchestra and vendors selling sweet treats throughout the park. Bring a blanket, grab a snack and relax on the lawn during this evening concert under the stars.
Jenks Downtown Commons, 220 E A Street, Jenks, OK 74037, 918-527-4073, Email: eat66@eau66eav66eaw66
Threshing Bee & National 2-Cylinder Tractor Show
September 22 - September 23, 2023
One of the world’s largest actual working threshing exhibitions! Experience the most memorable period in farming history. Old time equipment, quilting, ropemaking, anvil shooting, demonstrations, steam engines, craftsmen and arts and crafts are all part of this family fun event!
Hwy 58, Fairvew, OK 73737, 580-227-2265, 580-227-0202, www.mchsok.net/threshing-bee
September 23, 2023, 5:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Gather with family, friends and neighbors at Bartlesville's CommUNITY Fest this September. Visit the Unity Square Green Space for a cultural experience you won't want to miss. A Chinese New Year's Dance, local cultural artisans and a performance by Zodiac are just a few of the things you have to look forward to at this year's event. This is a free, family-friendly event, and everyone is welcome.
300 SE Adams Blvd, Bartlesville, OK 74006, 918-337-2787
Tulsa Theater presents: Whose Live Anyway?
September 23, 2023; Door at 6:30p.m., Show 7:30p.m.
Laugh out loud at the improv comedy show "Whose Live Anyway?" at the Tulsa Theater this September. The 90-minute show features witty improvisation from the current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show "Whose Line is it Anyway?" Join comedians Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis and Joel Murray for a night of inventive scenes and jokes fueled by audience suggestions.
Green Country Classic Ford Powered Round-Up Car Show
September 23, 2023, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Head out to Sapulpa's Tee Pee Drive-In to see Ford vehicles on display at the annual Green Country Classic All Ford Powered Round Up. At this fun event, guests are invited to browse the stunning cars onsite and converse with the hot rod owners. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, silent auction and live DJ. Be sure to stay until the end, when the judging, trophies and prizes are awarded for the top three in each class and best in show.
Pumpkin Town Farms
September 23, 2023 - October 31, 2023, 10:00a.m. - 8:00p.m.
Come on down to Pumpkin Town Farms in Tulsa for an array of family-friendly fall activities. At this family-owned pumpkin patch and five-acre maze, you'll find various sizes of pumpkins, gourds and squash as well as hay and cornstalks. Families will have a blast at Pumpkin Town Farms, where they can enjoy a corn maze, giant slide rides, two trains, a giant jumping pillow, petting zoo, treasure dig, tire swing carousel, tiny town, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin checkers, face painting, and so much more. Pumpkin Town Farms also offers pony and camel rides, a pumpkin blaster, critter paintball and a horse-drawn hayride (Friday-Sunday only).
Chase Matthew Live at The Tumbleweed
September 23, 2023, 8:00p.m - 11:55p.m.
Chase Matthews will be live at the Tumbleweed on Saturday! Tickets are on sale now at www.calffry.com
Tumbleweed Dancehall & Concert Venue, Stillwater, OK 74075, Cary McBride, 405-792-0009, Email: eat74@eau74eav74eaw74
Tulsa Theater presents: Game Grumps
September 25, 2023, Doors at 6:00p.m., Show at 7:00p.m.
Comedy gaming duo Arin Hanson and Dan Avidan are heading to the Tulsa Theater this September. The pair rose to prominence on YouTube with their "Game Grumps" web series featuring comedic playthroughs of popular video games. Hanson and Avidan are now bringing their hilarious jokes and games to the stage with the "Tournament of Gamers" tour. Get tickets for this night of games that pits audience member against audience member in a competition for the title of best gamer.
Tulsa Theater, 105 W Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, Ok 74103, 918-582-7239, www.tulsatheater.com/event/game-grumps-live-tournament-of-gamers
TBH Frank Rhoades Golf Classic
September 25, 2023, 8:00a.m.
Team or individual registration required; Monday, September 25, 2023 at Cedar Ridge Country Club (10302 S Garnett Rd, Broken Arrow, OK 74011). Details TBD. This will be the 43rd Annual Golf Classic with both morning and afternoon tee times available all in support of Tulsa Boys’ Home!
Celebrity Attractions presents: Aladdin
September 26, 2023 - Oct 1, 2023
Watch the classic tale of Aladdin unfold on stage at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center during this production of the Broadway musical "Aladdin." The musical retells the story of the classic Disney film with songs from the original movie and new music written by Academy Award-winner Alan Menken. Enjoy this extravagant spectacle of music, magic and comedy featuring incredible costumes and set design from a Tony Award-winning design team.
Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E 2nd Street, Tulsa, OK 74103, 918-596-7111, www.celebrityattractions.com/shows/10087/Disney39s-ALADDIN/Tulsa/2023, Email: eat78@eau78eav78eaw78
Pumpkin Festival at Shepherd's Cross
September 26, 2023 - Nov 4, 2023, 9:00a.m. - 6:30p.m.
Celebrate fall with pumpkins, hayrides and harvest educational activities at Shepherd's Cross, an authentic working farm in Claremore. Come out and select a pumpkin from truckloads available in all shapes and sizes at the Pumpkin Festival at Shepherd's Cross. Guests can also take home straw bales and corn stalks for fall decorating. At this annual pumpkin festival, walk the hay maze, create a scarecrow, take a hayride, pet the animals in the petting zoo and make memories.
Rise Church of Owasso Fall Festival and Craft Show
September 27 - September 28, 2023
Homemade goodies, vintage and antique items, holiday decorations, vendors and much more! Hours: Friday, 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. and Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Rise Church of Oklahoma, 13807 E. 96th Street North, Owasso, OK 74055, 918-272-9004, www.risetulsa.church
September 28 - October 1, 2023
BlackGold Days family-friendly festival is in its 45th year, and is located in BlackGold Park in Glenpool, Oklahoma. It runs from Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 with more than 10,000 attendees expected to experience the largest event of the year for the community. It also attracts vendors from all over Oklahoma and surrounding states. VIP Night is free for sponsors on Sept. 28; $1 carnival-ride night is Sept. 28; included in the festival is a KidZone, a pie-baking contest, a chili cook-off, a petting zoo, carnival rides and a beer garden. There is FREE admission; FREE parking, and FREE live entertainment. Hours: Thursday and Friday, 4:00p.m. - 11:00; Saturday, 10:00a.m. - 11:00pm.; Sunday, 10:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.
BlackGold Park, 94 W. 154th Street South, Glenpool, OK 74033, 918-322-3505, www.glenpoolchamber.org
Tulsa State Fair
September 28 - October 8, 2023
Since 1903, the Tulsa State Fair has been an annual tradition! It is an event based upon heritage, family values and quality entertainment for all ages. Rides, games, livestock, exciting competitions, vendors and so much more make the Tulsa State Fair Oklahoma’s premier event. Visit the website for more information, tickets, Mega Ride Passes, admission and hours.
Tulsa Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114, www.tulsastatefair.com
September 28, 2023 - September 30, 2023
Go nuts at the Pecan Festival in Okmulgee. This three-day event offers something for the whole family, with community games, activities, food vendors, arts and crafts, and the amazing Ribs & Roll BBQ Championship. This festival also includes the all-ages Splash and Dash fun run and walk. Replenish those calories after the run and try tons of delicious cookies at the Best Cookie Ever contest, where the only requirement is the use of pecans in each recipe. Don’t miss out on fun face painting, carnival rides and more.
The Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee
September 29 - October 28, 5:30p.m. - 10:00p.m.
The Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee will be open each Friday & Saturday during October 2023. Gates will be open from 5:30pm until 10pm. Outdoor Haunts begin at dark & indoor haunts open after the Monster Dance at 6pm. Ticket sales will end at 10pm. The haunts will stay open after 10pm in order to allow onsite ticket holders to use their remaining haunt tickets.
The Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee, OK 74011, 918-687-3625, www.okcastle.com
Route 66 Cruisers Cruise-In & Car Show
September 29, 2023 - September 30, 2023
Bring the entire family out to the annual Route 66 Cruisers Cruise-In & Car Show in Claremore to celebrate classic cars along the Mother Road. The cruise-in begins at 4pm on Friday at Ne-Mar Center. Cruise down to Claremore Lake at 6pm to enjoy a cookout. On Saturday, head to Claremore Lake to admire vintage, modified and antique cars, as well as motorcycles. Over 50 classes will be represented at the show, and three trophies will be awarded per class. Browse vendor booths to find one-of-a-kind arts and crafts, then stop by a food vendor to pick up a snack. The Route 66 Cruisers Cruise-In & Car Show is an event for all ages that you won't want to miss. Friday 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.; Saturday 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Roses, Chalk & Kites, Oh My!
September 29, 2023 - October 1, 2023, 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Visit Broken Arrow for Roses, Chalk & Kites, Oh My! This unique event, which has combined with the Chalk It Up Art Festival, will provide a spectacular weekend full of family-friendly fun. Friday and Saturday’s events will be held within the Rose District, which has been voted one of the nation's top 50 Most Charming Main Streets by USA Today. Activities include an amazing chalk art competition, live music, street performers, a rose show and a rose-themed art exhibit at the Broken Arrow Museum. Garden experts will be on hand to answer your questions, and free rose bracelets will be given out.The shops on Main Street will be open for festival goers to shop and local artists will be showcasing their wares. Local restaurants as well as food trucks will be open to satisfy whatever your palate might desire. Children will also find a lot to do within the festival, which concludes on Sunday with Rose Kites flown over the BA Event Park. Free kites can be decorated at the Kids Zone all weekend.
Rose District, Main Street between Dallas & Broadway, Broken Arrow, OK 74012, 918-383-2925, 918-221-6156, www.keepbabeautiful.org/rose-festival/
Broken Arrow Rose Festival
September 29, 2023 - September 30, 2023
The Broken Arrow Rose Festival offers family-friendly fun to all. True to its name, the Rose Festival features roses, along with live music, artist booths, vendors and food trucks. Speak to the garden experts and view beautiful roses showcased in the Rose Show at this annual community event. Held in conjunction with the Rose Kites over Broken Arrow event and Chalk It Up Art Festival, guests are invited to celebrate the city where roses bloom during three days of Broken Arrow festival fun, with activities for all levels of rose enthusiasts.
Pink the Ville
September 30, 2023, 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Don all of the pink gear you can muster up and Pink the Ville at Family Healthcare Clinic's Annual Miles for Mammograms 5K event. Starting and ending at Tower Center Unity Square in Bartlesville, competitors can choose from three ways to join the 5K fun: Timed Run, Fun Walk or Sleepin’ In. The top three finishers in each group will receive medals, and awards to runners will be presented by gender and age group, including youth, and overall male and female. Competitors will receive a T-shirt with their registration and the first 300 registrants will snag runner swag bags. One most "Pinked Out" individual and team will also take home special prizes. Don't miss out on this fun race for a good cause in Bartlesville.
St. Jude Walk/Run
September 30, 2023, 8:00a.m. start time
Embark on a 5K run around the ONEOK Field in downtown Tulsa, or walk the route for a slower-paced bit of fitness fun. At the St. Jude Walk/Run, participants can run or walk the race with friends or compete solo. Whether walking for fun or aiming to beat personal times during the run, exercise in the heart of the Greenwood Historical District at the St. Jude Walk/Run.
ONEOK Field, 201 N Elgin Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74120, 405-541-9252, Email: eat90@eau90eav90eaw90
The Country Bumpkin Pumpkin Patch
September 30, 2023 - October 29, 2023, 11:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
Create new family memories with a trip to the Country Bumpkin Pumpkin Patch in Bartlesville each fall. Open seasonally from late September through the end of October, the Country Bumpkin is more than just a pumpkin patch. Tucked away in beautiful countryside, visitors will also find a variety of activities for children and adults alike. Let the little ones discover and learn in the play area's play kitchen and garden shed, water pump duck races and more. Test your skills in the corn maze or find your way through a panel maze. Go on a tractor-pulled hayride, make a “corn angel” in the kernel bin and pick up goodies at the gift shop.
18500 N 4030 Road, Bartlesville, OK 74006, 918-214-3448, Email: eat92@eau92eav92eaw92
Oklahoma Heritage Farm Fall Festival
September 30, 2023 - November 5, 2023
Celebrate autumn with a trip to the Oklahoma Heritage Farm Fall Festival in Ramona. Visitors can will enjoy more than thirty acres covered with games, rides, activities, animals and entertainment. At this annual event, a real working farm transforms into a great family outdoor adventure for six weeks every fall. Plan to make it a full day with picnic shelters, fire pits, shopping, concessions, country store shopping and entertainment on the grounds. Conclude your visit with a run through a 10-acre maze designed for the real maze enthusiast and a mini-maze for the younger children. Be sure to stop by the pumpkin patch for the perfect seasonal photo ops and a selection of gourds to bring home. Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.; Friday - Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.
September 30, 2023, 2:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Head to Tulsa's Guthrie Green to enjoy live music, dance performances, local art, food trucks, children's activities and more during Festival Americas. Watch art come to life during live mural painting and be sure to browse vendor booths hosted by merchants with Hispanic and Latin backgrounds. This multicultural festival will have activities for all ages.
Cow Thieves & Outlaws Reunion
September 30, 2023
Come take part in a Bartlesville tradition and enjoy this fun, relaxed evening on the shores of Clyde Lake at the Woolaroc Ranch, Museum & Wildlife Preserve. Patterned after the historic annual event that Frank Phillips hosted in the 1920s, guests at the Cow Thieves and Outlaws Reunion will enjoy live music, dancing, food, drink and an opportunity to browse the wares of local vendors.Oilman Frank Phillips once hosted this event for cowboys, socialites, thieves, bankers and lawmen, and now it is an event that celebrates the history and heritage of the American West while also benefiting the Frank Phillips Foundation.
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Road, Bartlesville, OK 74003, 918-336-0307, Email: eat98@eau98eav98eaw98
Broken Arrow Fall Gun Show
September 30, 2023, 9:00a..m - 5:00p.m.
Held at Rhema Ninowski Recreation Center, this show will feature a wide range of guns, ammo, accessories and other related items.
Rhema Ninowski Recreation Center, 1367 E. 71st Street<