Paint the town blue at the Oklahoma City's Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival. Taste championship BBQ and listen to soul-scorching blues from area musicians. The popular two-day annual event is free and fun for all ages. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and sit under the big tents to enjoy great food, good music and make new friends.
Dance all weekend long to the beat of reggae at the Bricktown Reggae Festival. Listen to the local brew of reggae musicians perform while enjoying food, drinks and giveaways. Don't miss out on this free festival and be sure to grab a tie-dye event shirt to commemorate your experience at this festival.
Get your ticket to the deadCENTER Film Festival, voted one of the coolest Film Festivals in the world by MovieMarker magazine. The Oklahoma City film festival grew from a one night screening to a world renowned five day event with over 6,000 attendees. Enjoy a roster of critically acclaimed films from international and local film makers.
Downtown in December presented by Devon, is a series of holiday events and attractions in the heart of Oklahoma City, starting November 14. It’s a one-of-a-kind winter experience that features thrilling outdoor ice skating, snow tube rides down a 150-foot slope, afternoon visits with Santa Claus, a festive 5K and fun run, free water taxi excursions, and a 2-day winter market, all surrounded by twinkling holiday lights. Most events are free of charge and there is an open invitation for all to attend.
Don't miss the Festival Of The Arts downtown Oklahoma City, offering six days of artsy family fun. There's face painting, poster artwork and pottery making for kids, along with live performance artists on stage and original paintings, sculpture and furniture to buy. The annual festival is held downtown at the Festival Plaza, Stage Center and the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
Oklahoma City’s premier fall event, the Oklahoma Regatta Festival in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River. The four-day celebration of rowing, kayaking, dragon boating and a family festival featuring a children’s area, fireworks, food from some of Oklahoma City’s best restaurants, a beer and wine garden and a front row seat for all the racing!
From humble beginnings in 1907, the Oklahoma State Fair has grown to become one of the premier state fairs in the nation. It has been a part of the Oklahoma landscape for over 100 years, a can't-miss family event where you can enjoy carnival rides, concerts, handicrafts, shopping, and our famous fair food! Also enjoy year round events at the large multi-purpose arena.
Local art and music lovers can be found at Oklahoma City's annual Paseo Festival held in the historic Paseo Arts District. This tiny Spanish village has been the starving artist's friend since it was built in 1929. Find original classic, modern and avant garde art work, along with performance art and live music. Spend the day getting your artistic groove on.
Explore the sacred culture and art of the Native American Indian at OKC's Red Earth Festival. Experience the grandeur of the opening parades featuring 100 tribes, in full tribal regalia. Witness the Red Earth dancers in a rare moment, when all the tribes join to perform in one of the most prestigious native dance competitions. While at the event, purchase authentic basketry, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and paintings.