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!
1. Rooster Days
- When: September 2-5
- Where: Central Park, 1500 Main St., Broken Arrow
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Rooster Days, now celebrating its 90th year! This three-day festival includes entertainment, food, carnival fun, vendors and more. Don’t miss the Rooster Days Parade on Saturday, September 4!
- When: September 4, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.
Join Philbrook for a can’t-miss SUPERFUN Saturday. Inspired by artist Lonnie Holley’s sculpture of broken musical instruments, featured in Philbrook’s exhibition “From The Limitations of Now,” the day will include hands-on explorations of both art and music in celebration of the exhibition’s themes of hope, joy, and resilience. CLICK HERE for a list of activities.
- When: September 10-12
- Where: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center
Back Indoors and better than ever at the Cox Business Convention Center, September 10 -12 ONLY! See over 100 realistic, life-size dinosaurs, RIDE enormous dinosaurs, experience a great fossil dig, face painting, bounce house, games and more! Get your tickets now at JurassicQuest.com!
- When: September 17-19, 2021
- Where: Broken Arrow Event Complex, 21101 E. 101st St., Broken Arrow
“You don’t have to know anything about Scottish and Celtic culture to enjoy the delicious tastes and exciting sights and sounds of Scotfest. Scotfest is designed to provide exposure to Scottish and Celtic culture through the inclusion of as many elements of Scottish heritage as possible, including the opportunity to try traditional Scottish food like haggis, highland cow burgers, and Scottish meat pies.” Learn more here. And guess what? Kids 12 and under get in free!
- When: September 17-18, 24-25
- Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1222 S. Guthrie Ave.
Tulsa’s popular Greek Festival always fall on the third week of September! This year, Tulsa Greek Festival is excited to celebrate its 60th year and will be a hybrid of its 2020 Drive-thru event and traditional festival.
- When: September 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Where: Turkey Mountain, 6850 S. Elwood Ave.
Celebrate the vital role eastern Oklahoma plays in the amazing Monarch butterfly migration!
Join Turkey Mountain for great activities and presentations including educational activities and crafts, tagging and releasing of Monarch butterflies, and native pollinator plants and milkweed available for purchase.
- When: September 25, 5-8 p.m.
- Where: Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks
Join Oklahoma Aquarium for the third annual Food Truck Frenzy on September 25, from 5-8 p.m., and taste a variety of delicious cuisines from food trucks located in the Aquarium’s riverfront backyard. Families can enjoy live music, outdoor games, and kids can play on our coral reef playground. Don’t miss out on tasty food, live entertainment, and all our fish friends for a fun evening at the Oklahoma Aquarium! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and bug spray.
- When: September 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
Tulsa Botanic Garden’s ninth annual D.I.G. – short for Day In the Garden, will be Sunday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs to spread out on lawn areas for eating lunch (picnic-style) and enjoying live music from Gregory Fallis & The Green Horns and Hot Toast Music Company. Families can decorate mini-pumpkins to take home, visit giant bubble stations, talk to costumed characters strolling the Garden, go on a scavenger hunt and get family snapshots at a photo booth. Pre-purchase tickets at tulsabotanic.org.