Love's Third Thursdays are special, creating the perfect opportunity to mingle at the museum with friends, experience something new, and enjoy the museum’s latest exhibitions. Enjoy late-night access to the museum with new activities and experiences planned for each month. During the summer months, enjoy a cocktail on the beautiful Roof Terrace overlooking the downtown skyline.
Go through the maze, ride on a hayride, play on the farm's outdoor attractions, board the farm's locomotive or take a spin on the carousel. While you're at this Oklahoma City farm, have fun in the animal barn, pedal cars and jumping pillows. Each child who visits the Fall Festival will receive a sugar pie pumpkin. OrrFamilyFarm.com
Come out to meet 50-75 authors, listen in on panel discussions and author presentations, get your books signed and discover new books to read. The Oklahoma Book Festival in Oklahoma City will also feature children’s storytelling, craft activities, live entertainment, chef demonstrations, food trucks and vendor booths. OkBookFest.org
The day includes an open house, static aircraft displays, tours of the control tower and much more. Children will have a blast at the hands-on children's hangar and activity area. Visitors will see a wide variety of aircrafts and snap photos in front of historic airplanes. Ou.edu/Airport
This kid-focused, immersive event has two special showings and will feature six well-known vehicles: Bone Shaker, Tiger Shark, V8 Bomber, Demo Derby, Hot Wheels Racing 1 and Bigfoot. ChesapeakeArena.com/Events
Thomas fans are invited to spend the day with their favorite No. 1 engine, and enjoy music, a puppet show, storytelling, inflatables, videos, coloring and other activities. Day Out With Thomas at the Oklahoma Railway Museum is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas & Friends. OklahomaRailwayMuseum.org/Events/Day-Out-With-Thomas
At this community event, try more than 200 types of beer on hand while playing rounds of ladder golf, giant beer pong and giant Jenga. Guests can dine on delicious food truck fare while local musicians entertain the crowd. Make plans to attend ZOObrew for a large selection of beers to sample from more than 40 brewers and distributors. ZooFriends.org
The Plaza District Festival is quickly growing into one of Oklahoma City's most enduring annual art events, drawing a large audience of local art lovers. In celebration of the comeback of the revitalized Plaza District, the festival highlights a wide array of local performing artists, visual artists and musicians while providing interactive art education for the community. PlazaDistrict.org/Festival
Go through the maze, ride on a hayride, play on the farm's outdoor attractions, board the farm's locomotive or take a spin on the carousel. While you're at this South Oklahoma City farm, have fun in the animal barn, pedal cars and jumping pillows. Each child who visits the Fall Festival will receive a sugar pie pumpkin. OrrFamilyFarm.com
Open Fridays and Saturdays during the spookiest time of year, this interactive attraction is a pure adrenaline boost. Feel your heart race as you tiptoe along the haunted trail and through a graveyard riddled with ghosts and zombies. You never know who, or what ,you might encounter during your trek through the woods. NewcastleNightmare.net
The annual Waterfall Festival invites guests to stroll through beautiful water garden displays while enjoying some local shopping. Play plenty of games to score discounts and free products, and sip on wines made at local vineyards. Be sure to stop by the many food trucks. Stay after sunset and witness the Parade of Lights, featuring LED-lit waterfall displays. OkWaterfallFestival.com
Chosen as one of the top 10 haunts in Oklahoma, each evening the Lexington Zombie Farm is open and also features food trucks, photography sessions by appointment with a professional photographer, and a Facebook photograph taken of all of the "survivors" who make it through the attraction in its entirety. Facebook.com/LexingtonZombieFarm
Thomas fans are invited to spend the day with their favorite No. 1 engine, and enjoy music, a puppet show, storytelling, inflatables, videos, coloring and other activities. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas and have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of Thomas' railway. OklahomaRailwayMuseum.org/Events/Day-Out-With-Thomas
Help support OKCMOA’s special programs and exhibitions with one of the best beer-tasting events in OKC. Featuring over 80 varieties of beer, food from local restaurants, live music by HOOK, and the Capital Distributing Roof Terrace Beer Garden!
Dress up and head to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to sample 80 different beers. Spend the evening on the Capital Distributing Roof Terrace Beer Garden, pairing cold brews with delicious eats. The evening will also feature live music by HOOK. After mingling and meeting new friends, be sure to browse through the galleries full of world-class artwork. OkcMoa.com/Visit/Events/ArtOnTap-3
Norman's Pioneer Library System invites families to bring their children to see some of their favorite cars and trucks up close. Kids can climb aboard large vehicles, including dump trucks, fire engines, patrol cars, helicopters and ambulances. Drivers of these massive vehicles will also be on hand to answer questions about their equipment and driving experiences. PioneerLibrarySystem.org
Over 45 vendors will showcase their best wares, from handmade goods and jewelry to clothing and purses. You can even spruce up your home with decor pieces scored at this fall festival. Find a handmade quilt or yard art to complement your seasonal decorations, or pick up some fresh produce for the perfect autumnal baked goods. CentralPark.CityOfMoore.com/Events
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with plenty of activities, entertainment and more. Carve out time for the children to enjoy the Friend of Fiestas Kid's Zone, filled with inflatables, rock climbing, face painting, crafts, train rides and more. Plenty of artists will also be on hand, selling handcrafted and boutique items. Visitors can also sample a wide variety of food. HistoricCapitolHill.com/Fiestas-De-Las-Americas
The vendors at this eclectic outdoor market will be selling unique hand-crafted art and one-of-a-kind repurposed and vintage items that are sure to turn your head. Enjoy a day of shopping and take in a breathtaking view of the Oklahoma City skyline from the top of the Ferris wheel. You won't want to miss this free event.
Groovefest in Norman is a human rights music festival promoting a global community of peace. Groovefest is a family-friendly event in Andrews Park with human rights and social service organization tables, arts, vendors and food trucks. Hear unique music, enjoy a variety of art and bring the whole family to enjoy a beautiful fall day outdoors. GrooveFest.org
All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. National Theatre Live is co-presented by OCCC and CityRep Theatre. For more information visit tickets.occc.edu or call 682.7579
Belfast-born Michael McHale has established himself as one of Ireland’s leading pianists. He has developed an international career as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. McHale studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music. For more information visit tickets.occc.edu or call the box office at (405) 682-7579
Explore the Children's Garden and marvel at its transformation into a festive fall wonderland featuring 2,000 pumpkins, a hay bale maze and more. Kids will have a blast with a variety of planned activities and crafts, including pumpkin decorating, making Halloween decorations and cider pressing. Calendar.OklahomaCityBotanicalGardens.com
Pablo Sáinz Villegas, symphonic guitar master, debuted with the New York Philharmonic, launching his career with orchestras such as Philharmonic of Israel, Orquesta de Radio Televisión Española, Boston Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra of Spain. In 2018, Sáinz Villegas was invited to perform in the GRAMMY Salute to Classical Music. Additional information at tickets.occc.edu.
See miniature equines compete during the Minis Got Talent: Spooctacular Addition show in Noble. Equestrians will run through a challenging obstacle course as part of their act before displaying entertaining tricks. Grab some on-site concessions, take a seat and watch cute little horses perform amazing routines at this special Halloween-themed show. FlamesToHope.RedPodium.com/Minis-Got-Talent-Spooctacular-Addition
From three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler. Six soldiers return from war and, through the power of music, finally find a place to call home. “The show defies you not to be moved” (Time Out New York). For more information visit tickets.occc.edu or call our Box Office at 682.7579.
This unique event features hourly weather balloon launches with local TV meteorologists, children’s activities, emergency response vehicle and equipment displays, weather-themed superheroes "The Weather Friends", and other weather-related information and products. Visitors can view the National Weather Center’s premier facilities including National Weather Service forecast operation areas. Ou.Edu/Nwc/Visit/National-Weather-Festival