Tulsa Events

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Events in Tulsa, Oklahoma

An Affair of the Heart of Tulsa - Held in Mid-July, a unique event enjoying the prestige of being one of the largest arts and crafts shows in the country. This show has become an annual event for many with thousands of excited visitors. With such outstanding selection of quality arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, accessories, gourmet foods, and more, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for.

Freedom Fest - Celebrating the Fourth of July in River Parks is a Tulsa tradition. Families line both banks of the Arkansas River with lawn chairs and picnic baskets for "Freedom Fest" which includes musical entertainment and Tulsa's largest free fireworks show.

Gatesway Balloon Festival - The Gatesway Foundation will hosts a hot air balloon festival, featuring 30 plus hot air balloons from six states, the weekend is filled with balloon competitions, family activities, live entertainment, arts-n-crafts vendors, and great food.

Scotfest - Join us for friendship and fellowship with others in the Celtic community. Regardless if you're Scottish, Irish or Welsh, you're always welcome to share in the good times. Our gatherings may occasionally have a Celtic Band, Celtic history lesson and Celtic fun! Don't miss out on this great event!

Oktoberfest - You will be bombarded by fun once you arrive! Live music and dancing, crafts, food, art, food, and children's activities, enjoying the musical talents of live Bavarian style entertainment. Bands from Germany as well as regional ethnic favorites showcase their musical talents here while you enjoy this authentic atmosphere.

The Tulsa Run - For 32 years, every October, over 10,000 runners of all ages descend on downtown Tulsa to participate in the Tulsa Run. Some are elite runners working to beat their best time. Many others are first-time runners who are simply trying to finish the race. Whatever the reason for participating in the Tulsa Run, every runner who crosses the finish line should feel a sense of accomplishment.

Greater Tulsa Indian Art Festival - Held in mid-March, celebrating Native American history and culture, with artists converging from all over the country. Many local Indians dress in traditional dress and participate in the entertainment and activities. Attendance exceeded all expectations. It is a magical event and after 234 years, people still comment on that "magic".

Tulsa International Mayfest - This annual May festival is held to celebrate spring and it attracts tens of thousands of party goers who come to experience the food, fun and camaraderie. A great place to showcase new talent in visual arts and performing arts.

Tulsa State Fair - Held in late September/early October, a major event with a huge range of fairground entertainment and shows. The Tulsa State Fair is Oklahoma’s premier family event. It is our mission to preserve our heritage and continue tradition by creating an enriching educational experience, while providing fun family entertainment.