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October 2023 Holiday events

October 2023

The Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee

October 1-28, 2023 | 5:30 - 10 p.m.

The Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee 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 Road
Muskogee, OK 74401

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The Country Bumpkin Pumpkin Patch

October 1-29, 2023 | 11 a.m. - 7 p.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. Stop by the Snack Shack for a yummy caramel apple and hot cider or simply relax around the fire pit and roast your own marshmallows for a tasty s'more treat. The Country Bumpkin Pumpkin Patch also has barrel train rides, slides, and tons of games. Climb up the round bale tower, launch a pumpkin or two and don’t forget to take the perfect pumpkin home to remember your fun day spent on the farm.


18500 N 4030 Road
Bartlesville, OK 74006

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The Hex House

October 1-31, 2023 | 7 - 11 p.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.


5610 W Skelly Drive
Tulsa, OK 74133

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Pumpkin Town Farms

October 1-31, 2023 | 10 a.m. - 8 p.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).


6060 S Garnett Rd
Tulsa, OK 74146

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Pumpkin Festival at Shepherd's Cross & Heart of the Shepherd

October 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, & 30-31, 2023 | 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Pumpkin Festival at Shepherd’s Cross & Heart of the Shepherd September 26 – November 4, 2023 Tuesday – Saturday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm Open Monday, October 30th Join Shepherd’s Cross and Heart of the Shepherd for their annual Pumpkin Festival. Enjoy a peaceful day in the country at an authentic working sheep farm, located just north of Claremore off Route 66. Filled with family-friendly activities with no scares. Loads of pumpkins in all shapes, sizes, and colors for purchase, starting at $1.50 each. Admission and parking are free. The only pay-for activity is the Wagon Ride. Enjoy a tractor-pulled wagon ride on a ramp-loading trailer through the hay meadow. Wagon ride tickets are available for $6.50 per person; 2 and under are free. Wagon rides are every 30 minutes. There are over 60 free activities to enjoy on the farm. Explore the walk-through Pumpkin Patch with Hay Maze and Game Area. Pet sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, and alpacas in the Farm Animal Barn petting area. Walk the Bible Garden and see pumpkins growing on the vine surrounded by sunflowers and fall flowers. All new this year is our QR Code Scavenger Hunt. Look around the farm for QR codes to scan and watch short videos about farming and shepherding. Pumpkin Packages are available to purchase, which include a pumpkin (size of pumpkin varies with type of package), wagon ride, and a take-home craft or bring some old clothes to make your own scarecrow. Packages start at $9.50 per person. Inside the Amish-built barn browse the gift shop with handmade décor, gifts, and wares from 60 local consignors as well as local honey, meat, and eggs; explore the Farm Museum and Silo with the all new animated Percy the Perfect Pumpkin story time, and watch fiber demonstrations in the Wool Mill. There are modern indoor restrooms. Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritourism facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, and a Grass-Fed, Grass-Finished Animal Welfare Approved farm. Heart of the Shepherd is the non-profit organization (501-C3) that operates at the farm. Heart of the Shepherd teaches Biblical references to the harvest, the animals, farming, and gardening. Because of their generosity, admission to Pumpkin Festival is free and operates by donations. Suggested donation is $5 per person; suggested, not required. All donations benefit Heart of the Shepherd’s international and local mission outreach programs.


Shepherd's Cross

16792 East 450 Road
Claremore, OK 74017

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Diane Dickinson

Vinita Oktoberfest

October 14, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Celebrate the fall season at Vinita’s 36th annual Oktoberfest. Pay tribute to the season and German culture with dancing, kids activities and authentic German, Asian, Native American, Mexican and American food at this seasonal event. Find something tasty at the church bake sale or place a bid on one of the unique baskets at the Spectacular Silent Auction. The festival will also have dozens of craft vendors, so stop by their booths and browse the variety of handmade wares for sale. When you’re ready to relax, head to the Entertainment Tent and enjoy live music featuring the Blaskapelle Band from Tulsa and the German American Society Dancers. Bring the kids along for the festival’s many child-friendly activities. The Kids’ Tent features crafts, face painting and balloon art for the little ones or kids can head outside to participate in pony rides and a petting zoo. With so many booths and activities, there’s fun for the whole family at this vibrant fall festival.


Holy Ghost Catholic Church

120 W Sequoyah Avenue
Vinita, OK 74301

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Bixby's Hallow(themed) Party

October 28, 2023 | 4 - 7 p.m.

Enjoy a family-friendly evening of Halloween activities at the annual Hallow(themed) Party in Bixby. Bring the kids to enjoy outdoor fun like hayrides, carnival games, bounce houses and more. Make sure to wear a costume for a chance to win prizes from local businesses for different age group categories. Eat at several food trucks, go trunk-or-treating and stay for the main event, an exciting live production with popular movie characters and performances by local talent. This year, join the Washington Irving Festival at the Hallow(themed) Party. Celebrate both of these festive fall events in the River District with a day filled with food, live entertainment and more.


107 N. Stanley Street
Bixby, OK 74008

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Bixby’s 9th annual Hallow(themed) Party

October 28, 2023 | 4 - 7 p.m.

Bixby’s 9th annual Hallow(themed) Party will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 4:00-7:00 pm. The event will stretch down Dawes, in downtown Bixby, with the main stage being located at under the Downtown River District arches. This community event is FREE and features attractions such as carnival games, carnival rides, inflatables, axe throwing, pony rides, hay rides, caricature drawings, face painting, food trucks, and trick or treating with Bixby businesses spanning down Dawes street in downtown Bixby. The event will feature a competitive costume contest with community respected judges and prizes provided by local businesses. There will be a LIVE PRODUCTION with your favorite Disney characters, with several showtimes throughout the event. Additionally, SWAG BAGS will be given out to the first 250 kids in attendance. ** The Hallow(themed) Party is designed to provide family-friendly, fun, and safe festivities in the heart of downtown Bixby. It is made possible by a combined effort of local South Tulsa businesses and organizations.


Downtown Bixby

107 N Stanley
Bixby, ok 74008

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Dalayna Dillon

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