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Awesome Annual Events All Over Oklahoma
Fairs, rodeos, cincerts, and food fests – Oklahoma has it all.
Here are several events set throughout the Sooner State, from the street festivals of OKC and T-Town to Panhandle municipals like Guymon.
Set at the Logan County Fairgrounds, the 89er Days Celebration takes place in Guthrie come April. The festival features the Old-Timer Baseball Game, the Chuck Wagon Feed, and the Festival Queen Coronation – all to celebrate the Oklahoma Territory Land Run of 1889.
Also featuring the Dustbowl Arts Market, the three-day Norman Music Festival is held on the third weekend of April. Set south of the OKC metro area in downtown Norman, the free NMF features live alternative music, food, and shopping – drawing over 60,000 annual attendees.
Set at State Fair Park, Oklahoma State Fair occurs each September in Oklahoma City. The 11-day celebration yields games, rides, exhibits, and of course, piping-hot fair food. A one-million-attendee event, the OK State Fair also features live music, vendor booths, rodeo events, and Disney on Ice.
Held in May for three days, the Blue Dome Arts Festival is set in downtown Tulsa in the iconic Blue Dome District. Established in 2002, the fest features a 300-artist marketplace with jewelry, home décor, pieces of art, and local beers. Make the drive in from Muskogee.
Beginning in September, the Tulsa State Fair draws over one million attendees annually to Tulsa’s QuikTrip Center. Founded in 1903, the 11-day TSF features games, food, rides, agricultural exhibits, and live concerts.
Set in central Oklahoma, the Crawfish Festival is held in Yukon along Historic Route 66. This free June festival focuses on Cajun and Louisiana heritage, and boasts western and creole cooking, food, music, games and shopping. Set at Kirkpatrick Family Farm, the event attracts 5,000 annual attendees.
The fifth largest outdoor rodeo, the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo is located at the Henry C. Hitch Pioneer Arena – set in the Oklahoma Panhandle. Established in 1932, this PRCA rodeo draws thousands to Guymon each May – and features a Rodeo Queen Pageant and Pioneer Days Parade.
Hosted by the Forest Heritage Center Museum, the annual Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show is held in November in southern Oklahoma. Set at the Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park in Broken Bow, the festival features workshops, live music, country cooking, a petting zoo, and more.