Family-Friendly Festivals in the Tulsa Area
Take the family to any and all of these festivals happening throughout the Tulsa area.
Castle of Muskogee's Renaissance Festival returns April 28!
Tulsa is full of family-friendly festival fun this season. Get out your calendar and plan which ones you'll be checking out with your family!
- When: Every Saturday and Sunday from April 28-June 3, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Where: Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee
Castle of Muskogee's annual Renaissance Festival will transport you back to the days of knights and ladies, jesters and kings! This Renaissance Festival is fun for the whole family, with jousters, acrobats and other entertainment, vendors and special activities for kids in the Children's Realm. Get more details at www.okcastle.com
- When: May 3-4, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; May 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Where: GAST Center Building, 1429 Terrace Dr.
Enjoy authentic German entertainment by the GAST Folk Dancers and Blaskapelle together with outstanding Polka bands, food, drink and activities for children! germanfest.gastulsa.org.
- When: Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Where: Jenks
The Jenks America Food Truck Festival features a variety of popular food trucks and other vendors across the region. Local musicians perform as patrons dine and shop on Main Street Jenks.
- When: May 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.
The first annual Tulsa VegFest is a family-friendly, bring all your friends, FREE event that is all about a whole food plant based lifestyle. Come for an hour, or the whole day and enjoy engaging national recognized Physicians, as well as great local plant based doctors. Get delicious meals from our vendors and food trucks, and shop at the many vendors and activities that are joining in on the fun.
- When: Sunday, May 5, 4-10 p.m.
- Where: River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave.
It's Fiesta time with tons of live music bands performing all weekend long, fun fair rides for adults & kids & much more great entertainment for the whole family! Come hungry for the huge variety of Food Trucks and refreshing drinks! It's an experience you won't want to miss! $10.00 gate admission & kids 12 & under free.
- When: May 9, 5-10 p.m.; May 10, 5-11 p.m.; May 11, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; May 12, 12-6 p.m.
- Where: Central Park in Broken Arrow, 1500 S. Main St.
Rooster Days: View from Ferris Wheel! Photo by Alex Pfingston
There is something for everyone at Rooster Days, including Live Entertainment, Rooster Days Parade, Carnival Food, Wine Garden, Carnival Rides and the ever-expanding Rooster Days Market Place. This is a local tradition that you do not want to miss! www.roosterdays.com
- When: Saturday, May 11
- Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St. (And other participating venues)
This new festival, hosted by OK Roots Music, will showcase nationally touring music, dance, performance art, chefs, literary figures, spoken word, wine and craft brew tastings and more. Get more information at okrootsmusic.org.
- When: Sunday, May 12, 2:30-6:30 p.m.
- Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.
Tulsa's first Undercroft HoneyFest celebrates the culinary, health and environmental benefits of honey and bees. Learn how you can help increase the honeybee population. Taste delicious foods featuring raw, local honey. And enjoy the sights and sounds on a beautiful Spring day with your family!
Music provided by Smoochie Wallus!
- When: May 17-19
- Where: The Tulsa Arts District
Shop from a variety of arts and crafts vendors, enjoy a Kidzone, purchase carnival foods like funnel cakes and turkey legs and watch live dance and musical performances! New this year: A Local Artists area! www.tulsamayfest.org
- When: Saturday, May 18, 4-8 p.m.
- Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
There's no other event like this in town! Plan to bring friends and family for an afternoon of fun for all ages. Activities include face painting, games, train rides, garden crafts and so much more! Live music from some of Tulsa's leading artists and family-friendly dinner and drinks are also included in the ticket price. Proceeds benefit our Children's Discovery Garden. www.tulsabotanic.org
- When: Sunday, May 19
- Where: Tulsa Arts District
The Hop Jam is Oklahoma’s largest craft beer and music festival, returning for its sixth year on May 19. Learn more at www.thehopjam.com.
- When: May 25-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City
Join the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for this two-day, fun-filled family weekend showcasing chuck wagon food samples, buttermaking with Ag in the Classroom, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas, and more! Learn more at www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.
- When: May 31-June 2
- Where: Downtown Tulsa
Tulsa Pride is the longest running Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride festival in Oklahoma. This 2019, Tulsa Pride Celebrates its 37 years with a whole weekend of pride, with the Tulsa Pride Parade, Tulsa Pride Celebration, and Picnic in the Park. Tulsa Pride is a registered trademark of Oklahomans for Equality. Get the schedule here.
- When: May 31-June 2
- Where: Rose District, Broken Arrow
Broken Arrow Rose Festival is partnering with Chalk It Up! Art Festival for a grand three day event May 31-June 2, 2019. On Friday evening & all day Saturday, the Rose District will be filled with chalk artists, artist booths, musicians, kids activities, garden groups, Farmers Market vendors & rosy activities! On Sunday the sky will be filled with rosy kites at the Event Park. Both festivals will bring everything we’ve done in the past and more! Our Rose Festival continues to be a fund raiser for the future Broken Arrow Rose Garden. Now that we’re combining our festival with Chalk It Up! we hope to draw in even more visitors to our wonderful city and support of the Rose Garden. Be sure to check out and like Chalk It Up! on Facebook! The Rose Festival continues to be a fund raiser for the future Broken Arrow Rose Garden. keepbabeautiful.org
- When: May 31, 3-10 p.m.; June 1, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; June 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: Sooner Park, located at Madison Blvd. and Tuxedo Ave. in Bartlesville
"Oklahoma's Biggest Outdoor Picnic" returns for a long weekend May 31 through June 2, 2019 with its trademark combination of:
- A relaxed, family picnic atmosphere
- Quality and cost-free entertainment
- A diverse range of arts and crafts
- Creative activities for children
- Terrific food in abundant variety
- An eye-popping car show
Learn more at bartlesvillesunfest.org.
- When: June 7-9
- Where: Blue Dome District (June 7); Tulsa Arts District (June 8); Riverside Dr. (June 9)
Saint Francis Tulsa Tough is a unique three-day cycling festival experience for racers, riders, and spectators, all centered in beautiful downtown Tulsa and along the banks of the Arkansas River.
Don’t miss the FREE, 5.8-mile family-friendly Townie Ride on Sunday, June 10, or the opportunity to cheer on young cyclists at the Kids and Junior’s Races on Saturday and Sunday! Get the schedule and additional information at tulsatough.com.
- When: June 8-14
- Where: Various locations, Bartlesville
OKM Music Festival is an annual, multi-genre music festival held each June in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The festival is a week-long, multi-location event with professional orchestra musicians, concert artists and musical performances of the highest caliber. Find special activities for kids, including musical storytimes and puppet theater, at okmmusic.org/childrensevents.
- When: June 27-29
- Where: Charley Young Event Park, 50 W. Dawes Ave., Bixby
Bixby's Green Corn Festival is designed as good, old fashioned, family-oriented fun. Starting at 6 p.m. Thursday night it features live music, arts and crafts, food and a carnival. A talent show, to highlight area youth, is held on Friday at the Bixby Community Center. The Green Corn parade entertains the crowds Saturday morning before a day of great games and contests for the young and young at heart. Get more information at bixbyoptimist.com/bixby-green-corn-festival.
- When: June 29-30
- Where: Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd., Bartlesville
This traditional event features arts and crafts, games, live music, inflatables and so much more! There is no extra charge for Kidsfest, which is covered under the price of regular admission. Train rides and craft and food vendors are an additional cost. woolaroc.org
- When: June 29-30
- Where: Cedar Rock Inn, at Redberry Farm, 4501 W. 41st St.
I AM YOGA FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
indoor and outdoor yoga classes, live music, kid's zone, food trucks, group meditations, sound healing experiences, musical performances, workshops and presentations on health and much more. iamyogafestival.com
- When: Saturday, June 29, 5-10 p.m.
- Where: Broken Arrow Event Park, 21101 E. 101st St., Broken Arrow
The Water Lantern Festival is a a family friendly night with local food trucks, music and a DJ, and of course the beautiful sight of lanterns on the water. Participants use lanterns to remember loved ones, write down hopes/dreams for the future and more. This is a beautiful and unforgettable night!
For more information and event pricing please visit: www.waterlanternfestival.com
- When: July 18-20
- Where: Porter, Oklahoma
Peach orchards have been an integral part of Porter's history for over 100 years. Since the inaugural Porter Peach Festival in 1960, the town has highlighted its tasty heritage with a fun festival of arts & crafts, outdoor concerts, small town parade, 5k run, car show, and of course, FREE peach ice cream! www.porterpeachfestivals.com