Family Fun in Tulsa
Green country is full of fun, family-friendly activities and events. Here are a few you won’t want to miss this month!
Just Between Friends-Tulsa’s Annual Fall & Winter Sale returns September 8-14!
1. Star Party: Friday, September 6, 6-11 p.m.
Tulsa Botanic Garden and BA Sidewalk Astronomer are teaming up for some Night-Sky Viewing. There will be a sun scope for viewing until dark, and telescopes available for viewing the night sky (possible views of Jupiter and more). After the sun sets, there will be a photo opportunity with a moon projection for “Moon-Selfies”! Make your own star charts and moon phase flip books and bring your own binoculars or telescope for night viewing, if you would like. Food truck and cash bar will be open from 7 – 10 p.m. Bring a blanket or chairs.
Admission is FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+, $4 for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free. Pets are not allowed. Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr., tulsabotanic.org
2. Symphony in the Park: Friday, September 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Celebrate music, family, and our wonderful city with this classic Tulsa tradition. Bring your picnic, enjoy the park, and hear an appealing program of pops and light classics. This evening is completely free and culminates in a spectacular fireworks finale in front of the beautiful Tulsa skyline. Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St. guthriegreen.com
3. Just Between Friends-Tulsa: September 8-14
Shop Just Between Friends-Tulsa’s annual Fall & Winter Sale! See website for schedule and discount details. Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., tulsa.jbfsale.com
4. Garden Cat Book Launch + Internet Cat Video Festival: Friday, September 13, 6-10 p.m.
Philbrook is celebrating the launch of its first picture book, “The Cat Who Got Framed”! Get your copy signed by author/illustrator Katie Turner, then stay afterwards for the popular Internet Cat Video Festival! Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd., philbrook.org
5. Snooz-a-pa-ZOO-za Family Overnight: Washed Ashore: Saturday, Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.-Sunday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.
Drift to the Tulsa Zoo and discover how the magnificent sculptures of Washed Ashore were created while spending the night! Let your creative tide flow while building your own Art to Save the Sea. Visit zoo animals, meet zookeepers, play games, roast marshmallows and more during this overnight for families with children 6 – 17 years old. Cost is $45 per person, zoo members get 10% off. More information and registration at: tulsazoo.org/overnights Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E 36th St. North
6. Tulsa Greek Festival: September 19-22
Want to be Greek for a Day? You can at the 2019 Tulsa Greek Festival. Featuring an array of Greek food, cultural demonstrations and dances, vendors and more, you won’t want to miss Tulsa’s annual Greek Festival! Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1222 S. Guthrie Ave., tulsagreekfestival.com
7. Festival Americas 2019: Saturday, September 21, 4-10 p.m.
Festival Americas is a free multicultural festival that celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Latin America with live music, dance performances, food trucks, tequila garden, art marketplace and much more! Don’t miss an unforgettable night that will include a special presentation by three-time Grammy Award-winning band Ozomatli! Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St., guthriegreen.com
Kermesse Hispana: Saturday, September 21, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with activities for the whole family. Join us for crafts, music, food, wares from local artisans and bilingual storytimes. For all ages.// Celebra el mes de la Herencia Hispana con actividades para toda la familia. Acompáñenos a disfrutar de manualidades, música, comida, vendedores de artesanías, y cuentos bilingües. Para todas las edades. Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd., tulsalibrary.org
8. Tulsa State Fair: September 26-October 6
It’s that time of year! The Tulsa State Fair returns to Expo Square (4145 E. 21st St.) for “11 Days of Awesome” September 26-October 6! Get details at tulsastatefair.com.