Archive for the ‘Festivals’ Category

GUIDE: The 2013 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

Posted July 2nd, 2013 in Festivals, Free Stuff to Do, MusicNo Comments

Woody turns 101 on the final day of this festival, a celebration of Guthrie’s influence on American folk and roots music. Guthrie’s birthplace of Okemah is flooded with thousands of music fans from across the country each year for four days of music, storytelling, and the great outdoors.

GUIDE: Fireworks and Fourth-of-July Celebrations in Oklahoma

Posted June 28th, 2013 in Culture, Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families2 Comments

Blackberry pie. Arm wrestling. Watermelon seed-spitting, a boot tossing, a raffle decided by a turkey. In other words, there’s more to Fourth of July in Oklahoma than flag-waving and pyrotechnics. Though there’s certainly plenty of those things, too.

Best May festival and things to do in Oklahoma

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in Arts and Theatre, Attractions, Date Night, Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, How-to-Do-Tulsa Classics, Kids and Families, Music, Nightlife, Shopping, TravelNo Comments

Festivals are stories we tell about ourselves. When you attend a festival in Oklahoma, though your fingers might be sticky with powdered sugar from a shared funnel cake, you are taking part in an important storytelling endeavor. Festivals are stories we tell about ourselves. When you attend a festival in Oklahoma, though your fingers might…read the rest »

Best Oklahoma Cinco de Mayo Parties

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Music, Nightlife6 Comments

A bumper crop of Cinco de Mayo festivals is about to fill your weekend with live music and plenty to spicy things to eat and drink.

Oklahoma’s Best Music Festivals

Posted April 24th, 2013 in Culture, Festivals, Kids and Families, MusicNo Comments

With the warmer weather comes a calendar full of things to do outside in Oklahoma. Not least among them are our music festivals, ranging from those that draw national artists to celebrations centered on our local, homegrown talent.

GUIDE: 17 best Oklahoma festivals for April

Posted April 1st, 2013 in Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and FamiliesNo Comments

Spring is at hand in Oklahoma, and these are just a few of the signs. The gateway to a summer full of fun across the state yawns before you, lined with a collection of festivals and shindigs that are sure to satisfy both young and old.