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

Posted June 28th, 2013 in Culture, Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families1 Comment

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.

GUIDE: Best Oklahoma pools, splash pads, lakes, and swimming holes

Posted June 19th, 2013 in Attractions, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Sports, Travel1 Comment

You’ll discover pools with deep ends that beg for a cannonball and underwater somersaults; splash pads for sunning your shoulders and modeling your new flip-flops; and swimming holes and lagoons perfect for a game of mermaids with the kids, while wet sand massages the bottoms of your feet.

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.

GUIDE: 7 Best Easter Egg Hunts in Oklahoma

Posted March 21st, 2013 in Kids and FamiliesNo Comments

Don’t bore your children to death with the same Easter egg hunts, activities, and events that you took them to last year. And the year before that. And the year before that.