From music festivals to ethnic events to living history
celebrations to live performances, there are Oklahoma events and festivals happening
statewide, literally every weekend of every month. With five distinct regions
throughout Oklahoma, you'll never get bored of all the possible opportunities
available for every age and every interest. If you're a nature lover craving
hiking, or any other outdoor
adventure, you'll love Oklahoma events like the Trout Derby in Sapulpa in March,
or the Eagle Tour and Loon Watch at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in
Vian every February.
The Oklahoma Fair, at State Fair Park, is one of the largest and most renowned of all state festivals. The fair, held each year in September for ten days, is one of the best all-time events in Oklahoma featuring a jam-packed roster of shows, rides, games, competitions and rodeos. Boasting more than a century in operation, the Oklahoma Fair is full of history and long-standing traditions embraced by Oklahomans everywhere. Families with children of all ages love all the rides and games available throughout the event.
If you're planning Oklahoma vacations in early or late autumn, there are a number of other events and festivals in Oklahoma you won't want to miss. The United Keetoowah Band Celebration in Tahlequah showcases Native American culture and history through music. Enjoy a taste of local wineries at the Grand Wine Country Fall Festival on Monkey Island every year in October. Music lovers flock to the Fall Bluegrass Festival in Duncan, one of the best music events in Oklahoma, every third week of September. Art on Main in Jenks is one of the best small-town events in Oklahoma for art enthusiasts and features local and national art, food, and entertainment. It's the smaller towns and cities in Oklahoma that really know how to celebrate, hosting great parties and welcoming guests with friendly faces.
Oklahoma events during the summer draw thousands of people from all across the country. If you're trying to decide on when to go to Oklahoma, consider the endless entertainment possibilities of the summer months. The sheer number of things to do in the summer is unbeatable by any other time of year. In Tulsa the PHBA World Championship Horse Show takes top spot for ten days in July while 80s inspired Rocklahoma takes center stage in Pryor for three full days. Lawton celebrates more than 100 years since both Fort Sill and Lawton were settled with food, live entertainment, and plenty of events. Watermelon festivals, rodeos, fireworks displays, county fairs, freedom celebrations, and fiddler festivals in Oklahoma offer even more excitement with not a boring minute to ponder what to do next.
Whether you're planning a trip around attending the Oklahoma Fair, or you're aiming to explore a number of other events in Oklahoma, the state caters ideally to tourists. There are so many things to do that even if you're setting out to one of the many great festivals in Oklahoma, you shouldn't miss the opportunity to experience many other exciting attractions throughout the region.
Nature enthusiasts will love the many camping, hiking, and fishing opportunities
available. Exciting state casinos
along with Bricktown in Oklahoma
City, offer some of the best entertainment in the state. Families love the
wide array of cabins available
for rent near lakes and other
pristine outdoor areas. From mountains
and lakes to the state capitol
building, there are many sights and attractions for every traveler's tastes.
The hardest part is choosing between the many exciting festivals in Oklahoma
and all the other attractions worthy of exploring.