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Don't miss Woolaroc's Kidsfest, June 23-24!

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  • When: June 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: Central Park, 1500 S. Main St., Broken Arrow

For $5 per person, attendees can enjoy unlimited Blue Bell ice cream as well as other entertainment, such as a KidZone, Vintage Car Show-off and other food and drink vendors. Learn more at www.tasteofsummerba.com.


This Tulsa International Balloon Festival features twice daily balloon flights, a nightly balloon glow, large carnival, food trucks, retail vendors and much more! www.tulsaibf.com


  • When: Friday-Sunday, June 8-10, Times Vary
  • Where: Blue Dome District (Friday Night), Tulsa Arts District (Saturday), North Riverside Dr. (Sunday)

Many consider Tulsa Tough weekend to be the best of the year! This three-day cycling festival takes place in three exciting locations: on Friday, cyclists race through the Blue Dome District as the sun goes down; on Saturday, the event moves to the Tulsa Arts District, where spectators can cool down with a drink at any of the district’s many restaurants or drink venues; on Friday, the party gets a little wild at Cry Baby Hill—so if that’s your scene, you may want to find a baby sitter! Or, plan on sticking closer to Riverside and enjoy a free Kid’s Zone. Don’t miss the free, 5-mile Townie Ride on Sunday at 2:15 p.m., or the kids’ races (ages 9 and under) on Saturday at 3:05 p.m. and Sunday at 1:10 p.m. Learn more at www.tulsatough.com


  • When: Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Where: Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Celebrate the colorful cultures of Asia. Learn about the customs and traditions of many Asian cultures with entertaining, educational events for the entire family, plus food, arts and crafts. Visit www.tulsalibrary.org/asianfestival for a schedule of activities and participating groups. Funded and sponsored by the Tulsa Library Trust. 


  • When: Friday, June 1, 3-10 p.m.; Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, June 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Sooner Park, located at Madison Blvd. and Tuxedo Ave. in Bartlesville

“Oklahoma’s Biggest Outdoor Picnic” offers a relaxed atmosphere, quality and cost-free entertainment, a diverse range of arts and crafts, creative activities for children, terrific food in abundant variety, and an eye-popping car show. Learn more at www.bartlesvillesunfest.org


  • When: Friday-Friday, June 8-15, schedules vary
  • Where: Multiple locations around Bartlesville, OK

OKM Music Festival (formerly known as OK Mozart International Festival) is an annual, multi-genre music festival held each June in Bartlesville, Okla.  The festival is a week-long, multi-location event with professional orchestra musicians, concert artists and musical performances of the highest caliber. Concert artists include pop, country, rock, classical, chamber, jazz, blues and contemporary. One of the mainstays is the beloved outdoor concert at Woolaroc, featuring a performance under the stars next to Clyde Lake. Find more information at www.okmmusic.org


  • When: Thursday-Sunday, June 14-17
  • Where: Black Gold Park, near 141st St. along Highway 75

This four-day festival attracts vendors and attendees from all across Oklahoma and the surrounding states. In addition to a variety of food and craft vendors, Black Gold Days features live entertainment, frog and turtle races, the Optimist Club Horseshoe Contest, a beer garden and thrilling carnival rides!  www.glenpoolchamber.org


  • When: Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Where: Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Dr., Sulphur

The Chickasaw Cultural Center’s annual Children’s Festival has fun events for the whole family. Learn more at www.chickasawculturalcenter.com


  • When: Thursday-Friday, June 28-29, 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, June 30, 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
  • Where: Charley Young Park in downtown Bixby (south and east of 151st & Memorial)

The 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. Learn more at www.bixbyoptimist.com/bixby-green-corn-festival


  • When: Friday-Saturday, June 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • 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! Kidsfest is included with regular admission: Adult tickets are $12, Seniors are $10, and kids 11 and under are free. www.woolaroc.org


  • When: Friday-Sunday, July 13-15
  • Where: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

Panels, Music, Workshops, or something unique whether you want to compete or just have fun with over 300 hours of programming. Actors, Professional Cosplayers, Fashion Designers, Artists … meet the people who are the cutting edge of Anime and Japanese Culture in America. For details, please visit www.tokyointulsa.com.


  • When: Thursday-Saturday, July 19-21
  • Where: Main Street in Porter, OK

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 peaches and ice cream! www.porterpeachfestivals.com


  • When: Saturday-Sunday, July 28-29
  • Where: Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.

I AM Yoga Festival activities include indoor and outdoor yoga classes, group meditations, sound healing experiences, musical performances, workshops and presentations on health, a marketplace of vendors offering healthy and holistic products and services, and much more. www.iamyogafestival.com


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