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Mayfest is an outdoor tribute to the arts and music that is a family-oriented event created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual art lovers. 120 artists, 3 stages of entertainment, an indoor Invitational Gallery, indoor Youth Art Gallery, and KidZone featuring family friendly entertainment and hands-on art projects all for free!
When: May
Website: http://www.tulsamayfest.org
Location: Downtown Tulsa

OK Mozart Festival

The OK Mozart Festival located in Bartlesville, OK, is a multi-disciplinary performing arts event with an emphasis on classical music. The Festival usually begins the second weekend in June and lasts nine days and includes eight major evening music and dance performances, two matinees, ten daytime chamber concerts and over seventy-five Showcase Events. OK Mozart continues to evolve today as a performing arts festival.
When: June
Website: http://www.okmozart.com
Location: Bartlesville, OK

Green Country Eco-Expo

The 2008 Green Country Eco-Expo & One Love Music Fest (formerly Reggae Fest Tulsa) features two days of live music, exhibitors of art, products, resources, services, and information. This one of a kind non-profit event is intended for people of all kinds to come together for a weekend of culture and consciousness raising. Throughout the event you will be immersed in culture and surrounded by positive people.
When: July
Website: http://www.greencountryecoexpo.com
Location: Riverwalk Amphitheater | Jenks, OK


Diversafest, a comprehensive musical festival and conference in Tulsa’s Blue Dome District, is designed to expose thousands of music fans to exciting artists from across the state and around the world. Music will be heard for two full nights in the heart of Downtown Tulsa in the Historic Blue Dome District. Dfest brings approximately 60,000 music fans to downtown Tulsa. Spanning over 20 genres of music on 11 stages, the two-day festival is an opportunity for emerging artists to showcase their talent.
When: July
Website: http://www.dfest.net
Location: Downtown Tulsa

Tulsa FreedomFest

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 as they enjoy Tulsa FreedomFest (formerly known as “Tulsa Salutes Freedom”). Musical entertainment, food vendors and kids activities will be available on both banks of the Arkansas River. As night falls, hundreds of spectacular aerial fireworks are launched over the water from the 21st Street Bridge, choreographed to a soundtrack of patriotic favorites that are broadcast by a local radio station. Come enjoy Oklahoma’s largest free fireworks display on the Fourth of July.
When: July 4
Website: http://www.tulsasalutesfreedom.com
Location: Riverside

Tulsa State Fair

The Tulsa State Fair is a fair and exposition that operates during an 11-day span starting at the end of September and ending early in October. One of the largest fairs in the world, it attracts more than one million people. There are many different attractions at the Tulsa State Fair, which include thrill rides on the Midway to agricultural exhibits located in the Livestock Facilities.
When: Sept-Oct
Website: http://www.tulsastatefair.com
Location: Tulsa Expo Center

Oklahoma Scottish Festival

Celebrating Scottish Culture and Heritage in Green Country. Discover you’re a wee bit Scottish at the Oklahoma Scottish Festival. Renowned for its outstanding entertainment, the Festival is host to top musicians, pipe bands, athletes, highland dancers and the inaugural InterServices Tug ‘O War competition. An exciting array of food, merchandise, souvenirs and beverages will also be available for purchase.
When: Fall
Website: http://www.tulsascottishgames.org
Location: River West Festival Park on the beautiful west bank of the Arkansas River


Oktoberfest annually attracts over 60,000 visitors who participate in Tulsa’s authentic German heritage celebration the third weekend of October. The European entertainers, authentic food, fine arts and crafts, and German collectibles help make Oktoberfest one of the world’s best. Bands direct from Germany headline our non-stop entertainment. Something new each day of the festival — family night, seniors day, and the Bier Barrel Race.
When: Third weekend of October
Website: http://www.tulsaoktoberfest.org
Location: West bank of the Arkansas River at 2100 S. Jackson Avenue

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