Are you looking for a fun and family-friendly way to spend your weekends in Oklahoma? Look no further! There are plenty of festivals and events that are perfect for the whole family. From street festivals to pumpkin patches, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Every first Saturday from May to September, you can attend a monthly street festival. Held between 5 and 10 in the evening, this event is perfect for families looking for a fun night out.
In August, Ringwood hosts the week-long Watermelon Festival and Community Fair. This event features a homemade ice cream contest, bingo, volleyball tournaments, and a parade. You can also visit ONEOK Boathouse for festive occasions, take pictures with luminous winter characters, enter a raffle to win works of art, and enjoy more elegant decor. In October, head to Pleasant Valley Farms in Sand Springs to celebrate harvest time.
You can search for the perfect pumpkin, navigate a maze of cornfields, and enjoy carnival attractions and autumn treats. The Stilwell Strawberry Festival is also popular among visitors who come to take part in the many festivities. The Jenks America Food Truck Festival features a variety of popular food trucks and other food vendors across the region. The FREE Chandler Ice Cream Festival is held in Tilghman Park and offers free ice cream, free carnival rides, live music by local artists, and many food vendors.
Sunfest is an annual arts and crafts festival that offers the best combination of music, art, food and activities available in Green Country. At Shepherd's Cross Pumpkin Festival you can enjoy a family outing with all the fun you could want. Wagoner's Bluegrass & Chili festival has been around for nearly 40 years and attracts visitors who not only enjoy bluegrass but also different types of music as well as impressive varieties of chili. Free Jazz is held in June in Andrews Park and presents a three-day music festival with a long list of jazz musicians. This annual event is one of the largest art festivals in the state and highlights the work of several visual artists. Finally, the DeadCenter film festival is held in downtown Oklahoma City in several locations.
This event presents new short films, documentaries, comedies, horror and monster movies as well as some of the best independent films from around the world and across Oklahoma.