Family-Friendly Festivals in the Tulsa Area

Take the family to any and all of these festivals happening throughout the Tulsa area.

Tulsa is full of family-friendly festivals all year long. Get out your calendar and plan which festivals your family will be checking out this year!




  • When: September 21-23
  • Where: Pryor, Oklahoma

If you love rock music, outdoor concerts, camping…this is the festival for you! Find this year’s lineup at

Hispanic Heritage Day

  • When: September 16, 12-8 p.m.
  • Where: McCullough Park, 11534 E. 25th St.

Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month and end Welcoming Week at this event by the Global District, the Hispanic Small Business Association, and UMA Tulsa. There will be a Hispanic Business Exposition Fair, Latin food, music, folkloric dances, a kids zone and more.

Greek Festival

  • When: September 21-23
  • Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1222 S. Guthrie Ave.

Eat authentic Greek food – like gyros, Loukoumades and lamb dinners – while enjoying traditional dancing and live folk music.  Visit for details.

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Photo courtesy Tulsa Greek Festival


  • When: September 15-17, 2023
  • Where: Broken Arrow Events Park, 21101 E. 101st St., Broken Arrow

ScotFest is the Tulsa area’s annual celebration of Scottish culture, including Highland games, live music, Highland and Irish dance, kids activities, vendors, etc.

Festival Americas

  • When: September 30, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. Reconciliation Way

Celebrate the rich culture of Tulsa’s Hispanic and Latino community at Festival Americas.


Broken Arrow Rose Festival, Chalk it Up! and Rose Kites Over Broken Arrow

  • When: September 29-October 1
  • Where: Broken Arrow
It’s three festivals in one! Friday (5-8:30 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) are the Rose and Chalk It Up Festivals on Broken Arrow Main Street. There will be street performances, a Kids Zone on Friday and other fun. Sunday (10 am.-4 p.m.), head to the Broken Arrow Event Park at 21101 E. 101st St. for Kites over Broken Arrow!

Tulsa State Fair

  • When: September 28-October 8
  • Where: The Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

The Tulsa State Fair is back for 2023! For more information on the Livestock Show Schedules, Ford Family Food Court and Vendor List, go to:

Halloween Festival at Castle of Muskogee

  • When: Fridays and Saturdays, September 29-October 28, 6-10 p.m. (Tickets must be purchased by 10 p.m., attractions are open later.)
  • Where: Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee

Castle of Muskogee’s annual Halloween Festival has attractions for people of every age and desired scare level. Kids can enjoy Halloweenland, the Enchanted Boardwalk, a Halloween Train and more. Those who can’t get enough make-believe horror can sign up for Domus Horrificus, Casa Morte and the Trail of Blood. Plus, you can purchase Halloween decor and costumes on-site as well as food and beverages. Learn more at

Fall Fun Fest at Tulsa Trails West

  • When: Oct. 13-29; Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Trails West, 3301 S. 29th W. Ave.

Experience the best fall festival in Tulsa! With over 20 included attractions, from guided pony rides and axe throwing, to scenic wagon rides and a petting zoo – there’s something to delight every family member! Looking for more of a Halloween scare? Check out our evening Zombie Paintball Adventure.

Winter Squash & Pumpkin Festival

  • When: October 14-15
  • Where: Pleasant Valley Farms OK, 22350 W. 71st St., Sand Springs

Enjoy live bluegrass music, hayrides, food vendors, a 215-acre corn maze and more!

Brush Creek Bazaar

  • When: October 14-15
  • Where: 10900 S. Louisville Ave., Tulsa

The Brush Creek Bazaar is an event for the entire family. With live music, numerous vendors, and dining areas, the entire family will have a place to enjoy this beautiful fall weekend at South Tulsa’s premier Arts and Crafts Event. 

Tulsa Oktoberfest

  • When: October 19-22
  • Where: River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave.

Tulsa Oktoberfest Tulsa celebrates authentic Bavarian culture in the heart of Oklahoma, in an incredible setting patterned after Oktoberfest Munich in Bavaria, Germany. Enjoy große (huge) quantities of bratwurst, German beers, Bavarian cheesecake, great music and thousands of your friends together. Get tickets here.

Okmulgee Pecan Festival

  • When: October 26-28, 2023
  • Where: Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Okmulgee’s annual Pecan Festival celebrates this delicious nut with three days of family friendly activities!


Día de los Muertos Art Festival

  • When: 2023 Dates TBD
  • Where: Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady St.

Living Arts of Tulsa, in partnership with Casa de la Cultura and Guthrie Green hosts Tulsa’s annual Día de los Muertos Arts Festival each year in November. Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration of the Latinx heritage honoring loved ones who have passed away. The festival will be held in-person and will also have virtual elements available for the public.

Dickens on the Boulevard

  • When: 2023 Dates TBD
  • Where: Claremore Main Street

Dickens on the Boulevard is a Victorian-themed Christmas festival in historic downtown Claremore, Oklahoma.


Goff Fest

  • When: 2023 Dates TBD
  • Where: Various locations, downtown Tulsa

GOFF FEST is BACK for a second year, celebrating the life and work of Oklahoma’s unconventional architect, Bruce Goff.

Philbrook Festival

  • When: 2023 Dates TBD
  • Where: Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Philbrook Festival returns with all of your favorites: thousands of holiday lights and a spectacular musical light show, holiday shopping, the LEGO Village, visits with Santa and more.

Botanic Garden of Lights

  • When: 2023 Dates TBD
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.

Timed entry tickets are required. Reserve your tickets here.

Winter Wonderland

  • When: 2023 Dates TBD
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year and create lifelong memories this holiday season as Gathering Place transforms into Winter Wonderland! From thousands of twinkling lights to dreamy decor to festive fun for the whole family, there are plenty of ways to spread holiday cheer at the park. In Williams Lodge, guests can take a free family photo with Santa Claus, listen to live holiday music, participate in hands-on activities at the Winter Wonderland workshop, and take a short ride on the holiday trail. Guests can stop by ONEOK Boathouse to enjoy a festive photo opportunity with luminous winter characters, enter a raffle to win artwork, and witness more dashing decor. In addition, carolers will sing classic holiday songs in Chapman Adventure Playground and guests can enjoy Santa’s circus show at the Gather Round Stage.


Arvest Winterfest

  • When: November 25, 2022-January 8, 2023
  • Where: Outside BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

The time has come to bundle up and enjoy the magical spirit of the holidays as Tulsa’s favorite winter festival returns to downtown Tulsa.


While it’s not festival season, there’s still plenty to do around town! Check out our community calendar at



Tulsa Botanic Blooms

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Celebrate the start of spring as over 200,000 daffodils, hyacinths, tulips and other flowers blossom over 4-6 weeks. Mother Nature determines when blooming starts, but visit the Garden’s website for lots of activities and updates. Garden is open Tuesday- Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and starting Thursday, March 23, will be open on Thursdays until 8 p.m.

Azalea Festival

  • When: April 1-30; Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
  • Where: Honor Heights Park, 1400 Honor Heights Dr., Muskogee

See the beautiful azaleas in bloom at Honor Heights Park. Don’t miss the Azalea Parade and Azalea Run on April 8, or the Flower Power Bicycle Ride April 29.

SpringFest at Woodward Park

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Teaching Garden at Woodward Park, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.

The annual SpringFest garden market is one of the largest educational events hosted by the Tulsa Garden Center each year, and the longest running garden market in the state.  Celebrating its 68th year in 2023, the event will be held at the Teaching Garden and adjacent Arboretum, highlighting two of Woodward Park’s treasured spaces.

Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Springfest

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Collinsville Veterans Building, 903 W. Main Street, Collinsville

Purchase food from food trucks and hang out with friends and family while learning more about local businesses.

Crawfish Fest

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Kroner & Baer Pub, 200 N. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah

This event features 6,000 pounds of crawfish, live music and plenty of family fun. For all ages, although there are some spots designated 21+.

Wonder City Wordfest

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry (ROMP), 416 E. Main, Locust Grove, OK

Wonder City Wordfest is an annual celebration of poetry and community that began in 2014 as the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry’s ROMPfest. The day includes a variety of ways for people of all ages to stretch their creativity and be inspired by the beauty, joy and value of words, poetry, and community.

Sand Springs Herbal Affair and Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: 100 E. Broadway St., Sand Springs

Shop vendors offering herbs, perennials, natives and heirloom plants and more.  Find unique arts & crafts, herbal products, gardening supplies & décor while enjoying LIVE music and great food!

Carney Fest

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: The Church Studio, 304 S. Trenton Ave.

The Church Studio will present CARNEY FEST,, their first annual cultural music festival. The event, named after Leon Russell’s 1972 album “Carney,” which rose to #2 on the Billboard 200, will promote live music with a fun carnival-style theme, including food, exhibitors, art, a children’s area, and hourly tours of The Church Studio. The festival’s mission is to produce, promote, and perform a family-friendly outdoor experience that
enriches our community’s cultural landscape through the power of music.

Earth Day Celebration

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Tulsa Arts District

Oklahoma’s biggest Earth Day Celebration returns live to the Tulsa Arts District with environmental speakers, music & arts, community booths, grassroots organizing, kids activities, healthy sustainable cuisine & more. Stay tuned for details.

Stillwater Arts Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St., Stillwater

The Stillwater arts community invites you to join them for a weekend of festivities at the annual Stillwater Arts Festival, April 21st and 22nd, 2023. Enjoy over 40 regional fine artists, delicious food trucks, live music and family friendly making activities.

9th Annual Tulsa Global Bash

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Tulsa Arts District

Music from around the globe, live in the Tulsa Arts District. Stay tuned for details.

Red Fern Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Downtown Tahlequah

Inspired by Wilsom Rawls’ novel “Where the Red Fern Grows,” this event features arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, inflatables, a Miss Red Fern Pageant, a rubber duck race, Hound Dog Field Trials and more.

Jenks America Food Truck Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • 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.


Renaissance Festival at Castle of Muskogee

  • When: April 29-June 4
  • Where: Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee

The Castle invites one and all to join the festivities of the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival! Step back into 1569 England to experience the royal quest for knighthood, a full-contact Jousting Tournament, Birds of Prey exhibitions and travelling Acrobats! Each weekend, her Majesty will declare a theme to honor the visiting Kings. We look forward to celebrating the joyous return of the festival this upcoming month of May. The patrons of Castleton have been sorely missed through this year of plague. The Castle has updated protocols to ensure your safety, so that we may convene and commence in merriment once again. HUZZAH! Get more details at

Prague Kolache Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Prague, Oklahoma

Every first Saturday in May, the citizens of Prague, Oklahoma, welcome people from around the world to join them in celebrating the rich Czech culture that played a vital role in the city’s founding. The Kolache Festival offers dance, song, food, crafts, a parade, carnival rides, and royalty. Learn more at

McAlester Italian Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Pittsburg County Regional Exposition Center, 4500 West, 4500 US-270, McAlester

This festival celebrates local Italian heritage with two days of live entertainment, food, shopping and other fun activities.

Tulsa International Mayfest

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: The Tulsa Arts District and Historic Greenwood District

Tulsa’s iconic spring festival will take place outside in the Tulsa Arts District and Historic Greenwood. As always, Mayfest will feature juried artists from across the country, local artists, bands, and musicians, and traditional festival food. We’re all ready for a fun, enriching creative outlet, and we need your help to keep Mayfest safe this year! You can read all about the festival details, including Mayfest’s pandemic safety plan, at

Tulsa Festival of Kites

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Tulsa Wind Riders, E. 43rd St. and S. Garnett Rd.

Join Tulsa Wind Riders for two days of kite flying, kite demonstrations and kite making for kids.

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Photo courtesy Tulsa Wind Riders


  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • 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!

Bristow Tabouleh Fest & Wildflower Run

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Bristow, OK

This family event begins immediately following Bristow’s 5K Wildflower Run on the second Saturday of May each year. Family fun, entertainment, friendly competitions and lots of food are all a part of this celebration.  This event is hosted by the Bristow Historical Society/Museum as its annual fundraiser. Be sure to swing by the 1923 train depot/museum too!

Stilwell Kiwanis Club Strawberry Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Stilwell, OK

Thousands of visitors come to take part in the many festivities that make the Stilwell Strawberry Festival such a success. Members of the Stilwell Kiwanis Club strive to add fun and interesting  events, while continuing to offer the community and  its visitors  hometown activities that they have come to love.  Don’t be left out.   Come enjoy the carnival, the parade, the Run, the motorcycle and car  shows, the vendor booths, the Kids Zone, and much more.​

Rooster Days

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Broken Arrow

Rooster Days: View from Ferris Wheel! Photo by Alex Pfingston

Rooster Days is Oklahoma’s longest-running festival!

Asian-American Festival

  • When: 2024 Date TBD
  • Where: Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Join Tulsa City-County Library for a celebration of the many Asian American cultures and traditions that enrich and vitalize our community. Enjoy live performances, local vendors, arts, crafts and activities for all ages.

Chuck Wagon Festival

  • When: May 27-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd St., Oklahoma City

Families and foodies alike will delight at the 32nd Annual Chuck Wagon Festival, a celebration of Western and Native American history, art and cuisine for all ages.


Red Earth Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., OKC

This three-day event features showcases the word of 1,000+ Native American artists and dancers. Don’t miss the Youth Art Booth, dance performances and more.

Bartlesville Sunfest

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Sooner Park, located at Madison Blvd. and Tuxedo Ave. in Bartlesville

Sunfest is an annual arts and crafts festival that brings the best mix of music, art, food, and activities available in Green Country.

deadCenter Film Festival 

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Oklahoma City, OK

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OKM Music Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Various locations, Bartlesville

This 5-day festival, named for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, showcases musicians from a variety of genres. Special events for kids include the Choctaw Native American Experience, Mary Poppins Tea, Boogie Bingo, storytimes and more. Learn more at

Saint Francis Tulsa Tough

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Blue Dome District; Tulsa Arts District; Riverside Dr.

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 11, 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

Vinita Route 66 Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Vinita, OK

Celebrate Route 66 with a carnival, block parties, car show, shopping and more!

Muscogee Nation Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Claude Cox Omniplex, 555 Tank Farm Rd., Okmulgee

The Muscogee Nation Festival is a weekend of family fun! Activities include a 5K Walk/Run, an All-Indian Rodeo, Parade, Traditional Games and much more.

Tulsa Juneteenth Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Greenwood

Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. Enjoy a weekend of music and other entertainment.

Bixby Green Corn Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Charley Young Event Park, 50 W. Dawes Ave., Bixby

Bixby’s Green Corn Festival is designed as good, old fashioned, family-oriented fun.  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

AAA Route 66 Road Fest

  • When: 2024 Dates tBD
  • Where: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

Celebrate all things Route 66, with historic displays, a look at new technologies, classic cars and more.

Tulsa Pride Celebration 

  • When: 2024. Dates TBD
  • Where: Downtown Tulsa

Tulsa Pride is the longest running Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride festival in Oklahoma. The annual Rainbow Run is June 23. The Pride Parade and Festival will be held June 24. And family-oriented Pride in the Park is June 25.


  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • 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.

Oklahoma City’s Pop Culture Con

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Remington Park, 1 Remington Pl., OKC

This pop culture convention features celebrities, vendors, cosplay, wrestling, movie screenings, panels and more.


Route 66 Patriotfest

  • When: Postponed to Fall 2023 due to construction
  • Where: Route 66 Historical Village, 3770 Southwest Blvd.

Head to Route 66 PatriotFest! The event begins with a cruise on Rt. 66, a car/motorcycle show, live music, a military museum, pin-up contest, food trucks and other vendors!

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival 

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Okemah, Oklahoma

This annual celebration of Woody Guthrie’s Life features plenty of live music!

Porter Peach Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • 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!

Rush Fest Music Festival

  • When: 2024 Dates TBD
  • Where: Kendall-Whittier District, Lewis & Archer

Rush Fest is a block party-style music festival with three stages, vendors and food.

Tokyo, OK

  • When: July 12-14, 2024
  • Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown Tulsa and Cox Business Center

Oklahoma’s Largest Anime, Japanese and Pop Culture Festival.

Route 66 Heritage Fest

  • When: 2024 dates TBD
  • Where: Downtown Miami, OK

Expect food trucks, activities for kids, a corn hole tournament and BBQ competition, and more. On Saturday, don’t miss the Car & Bike show.


Oklahoma Balloon Festival

  • When:  2024 dates TBD
  • Where: Hatbox Field, 4000 Border Ave., Muskogee

The Oklahoma Balloon Festival presents a weekend of tethered balloon rides, kids activities, helicopter rides, live entertainment, fireworks and more! Follow @okieballoonfest on Facebook for updates!

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