Calendar of Events / Things To Do In Oklahoma

Oklahoma is becoming a place where people are no longer asking, “What is there to do?” and are now asking, “What shall we do?” To help decide what to do, Uncovering Oklahoma’s curated calendar of events features the best of the best unique events happening throughout Oklahoma. Whenever you’re looking for something interesting to do on the weekend or your day off, come here and find out what’s happening. Be sure to follow on Facebook or Twitter as events will often be shared there too!

Special Event Guides:
Valentine’s Day
Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday Events
St. Patrick’s Day
Earth Day
Cinco de Mayo
Mother’s Day
Father’s Day
July 4th
Oklahoma Oktoberfests
Halloween and Haunted Houses
Christmas Lights, Holiday Plays, and Winter Festivities Guide
New Year’s Eve Celebration Guide

To submit your event for consideration, click here.

Jun
16
Sun
ə’strā by Perpetual Motion Dance @ Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Jun 16 all-day

Perpetual Motion Dance presents ə’strā- a professional aerial and modern dance concert set in the hazy aftermath of some catastrophic environmental disaster. Those who survive now struggle with limited resources, facing difficult choices and sacrifices when survival is both selfish and codependant.

əˈstrā (astray) will take place June 7th-8th 8:00 pm, 9th 2:00 pm and June 14th-15th 8:00 pm, 16th 2:00 pm at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center. Tickets available at www.perpetualmotiondance.org $25 Adult ($20 in Advance), Senior, Student, and Group discounts available.

Jun
17
Mon
Oklahoma City Pride Festival @ 39th District OKC
Jun 17 – Jun 23 all-day

The 2019 Oklahoma City Pride Festival will be June 17-23 in the 39th District at 39th and Pennsylvania Avenue. Consisting of a free outdoor concert and Block Party on Friday and closes with the OKC Pride Parade on Sunday.

OKC Pride Festival - photo by Dennis Spielman

OKC Pride Festival - photo by Dennis Spielman

Expect a rainbow of color, showers of glitter and a great time for all.

More details can be found at oklahomacitypride.org

Jun
20
Thu
Jazz in June Festival @ Norman
Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day

Free the JazzThe three-day, free Jazz in June festival is set for June 20-22, 2019, and will host over a dozen musical performances, clinics, and jams.

“Jazz is a very broad genre with many different styles, and I believe there is a jazz for everyone’s taste this festival,” stated Jim Johnson, Jazz in June Program Director.

The Festival also includes local Jam sessions, a children’s music clinic and four technical clinics where people can get up close and personal — learning directly from the artists mentioned above.

The Jazz in June Festival runs at different locations around Norman from Thursday, June 20 through Saturday, June 22, 2019. For more information and the full list of artists, events and times, please check out jazzinjune.org.

Third Thursdays @ Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s Third Thursdays program features live music, a special menu at the Museum Cafe, full bar on the Roof Terrace, and access to the Museum’s galleries. Admission is just $5; food and libations are available at an additional cost. This year, the Museum’s Roof Terrace will be open to the public only during Third Thursday events.

[pullquote-right]”Throughout the year, Third Thursday will be a fantastic way to visit the Museum and channel your ‘inner Michelangelo’ while enjoying great food and drinks in a unique atmosphere.”[/pullquote-right]”The Museum has always been busy on Thursday evenings,” said E. Michael Whittington, President and CEO. “We are thrilled to offer even more reasons to visit with our new Third Thursday series presented by Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. Throughout the year, Third Thursday will be a fantastic way to visit the Museum and channel your ‘inner Michelangelo’ while enjoying great food and drinks in a unique atmosphere. We are grateful to Love’s for their partnership in this innovative new Museum program.”

“We are excited to support a full year of Third Thursdays,” added Jenny Love Meyer, vice president of communications at Love’s. “The recent growth and development of our downtown area has been significant and Third Thursdays will continue to build on this momentum. We believe the arts are a vital part of a vibrant downtown and are committed to increasing access for everyone in our community.”

Exhibit at the OKC MOA - photo by Dennis Spielman

The Museum will continue extended hours and $5 admission every Thursday, but special programming and the opening of the Roof Terrace will occur only on the third Thursday of the month.

Admission to the Museum on Thursday evenings is $5, and no other discounts apply. Admission for Museum members is always free. More information about Third Thursdays, including how to purchase tickets, can be found on the Museum’s website, okcmoa.com.

Native American New Play Festival @ University of Central Oklahoma Mitchell Hall Theatre
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2019 Native American New Play Festival announces its cast for the featured play, “Neechie-Itas” by Jo MacDonald. (Anishinaabe)

Tiffany Tuggle (Cherokee/Choctaw) is directing this hilarious new comedy about 4 life-long friends who learn a lesson about keeping secrets, loyalty and what it takes to mend a broken heart. The play features the powerhouse talents of Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi), Misty Red Elk (Comanche), Summer Morgan (Kiowa), Maya Torralba (Kiowa/Comanche/Wichita), Johnlee Lookingglass (Comanche), and Cody Tabor.

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company is presenting “Neechie-Itas” in a community partnership with the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Central Oklahoma. The festival runs June 22-23; and June 27-29 with performances at 8 pm in UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theatre located 100 North University Drive in Edmond, with plenty of free parking.

Tickets are available at the theatre on performance nights or in advance online at www.ticketstorm.com.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival will also feature staged reading performances of new Native plays selected from a national call for scripts. “Bound” by Tara Moses (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma) and “Three Sisters” by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/ Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi) will perform Saturday June 22nd 12noon-5pm in the Black Box Theatre on the UCO campus.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of presenting new Native plays to Oklahoma audiences.

For more information, contact festival coordinator Maya Torralba at 405-388-1140 or visit our website at www.OKindigenousTheatre.com for ticket, festival updates and information.

Jun
21
Fri
Summer Music Series @ Wheeler Ferris Wheel
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join the Wheeler District for a night of music under the Ferris Wheel lights! You can cap off the evening by strolling through the night market of pop-up shops on the lawn. This is a free event!

May 17th, 2019 7:00pm-11:00pm
Enjoy live music from K.C. Clifford, Cavern Company, and Thembi. Come hungry, Taco Nation, Wicked Hangry, Cook’n It Up, and Hawaiian Snow food trucks will be serving up some delicious eats! We’ll also be joined by The Big Friendly beer bus.

June 21st, 2019 7:00pm-11:00pm
Enjoy live music from Samantha Crain, Mola Mola, and Chelsey Cope. Come hungry, Taco Nation, Wicked Hangry, Cook’n It Up, and Hawaiian Snow food trucks will be serving up some delicious eats! We’ll also be joined by The Big Friendly beer bus.

July 19th, 2019 7:00pm-11:00pm
Enjoy a live music preview of Wiggle Out Loud with Academia OK Mariachi Students, MicroGiants, and Race Dance Company featuring “Men of Race”. Come hungry, Taco Nation, Wicked Hangry, Cook’n It Up, and Hawaiian Snow food trucks will be serving up some delicious eats! We’ll also be joined by The Big Friendly beer bus.

August 16th, 2019 7:00pm-11:00pm
Enjoy live music from Lincka, WoRm, and Changing Frequencies. Come hungry, Taco Nation, Wicked Hangry, Cook’n It Up, and Hawaiian Snow food trucks will be serving up some delicious eats! We’ll also be joined by The Big Friendly beer bus.

September 20th, 2019 7:00pm-11:00pm
Enjoy live music from Saint Loretto, Flock of Pigs, and Sophia Massad. Come hungry, Taco Nation, Wicked Hangry, Cook’n It Up, and Hawaiian Snow food trucks will be serving up some delicious eats! We’ll also be joined by The Big Friendly beer bus.


Event sponsors and partners Tinker Federal Credit Union, Wiggle Out Loud, CNS Audio Video, The Curbside Chronicle, and Wheeler District!

Native American New Play Festival @ University of Central Oklahoma Mitchell Hall Theatre
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2019 Native American New Play Festival announces its cast for the featured play, “Neechie-Itas” by Jo MacDonald. (Anishinaabe)

Tiffany Tuggle (Cherokee/Choctaw) is directing this hilarious new comedy about 4 life-long friends who learn a lesson about keeping secrets, loyalty and what it takes to mend a broken heart. The play features the powerhouse talents of Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi), Misty Red Elk (Comanche), Summer Morgan (Kiowa), Maya Torralba (Kiowa/Comanche/Wichita), Johnlee Lookingglass (Comanche), and Cody Tabor.

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company is presenting “Neechie-Itas” in a community partnership with the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Central Oklahoma. The festival runs June 22-23; and June 27-29 with performances at 8 pm in UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theatre located 100 North University Drive in Edmond, with plenty of free parking.

Tickets are available at the theatre on performance nights or in advance online at www.ticketstorm.com.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival will also feature staged reading performances of new Native plays selected from a national call for scripts. “Bound” by Tara Moses (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma) and “Three Sisters” by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/ Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi) will perform Saturday June 22nd 12noon-5pm in the Black Box Theatre on the UCO campus.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of presenting new Native plays to Oklahoma audiences.

For more information, contact festival coordinator Maya Torralba at 405-388-1140 or visit our website at www.OKindigenousTheatre.com for ticket, festival updates and information.

Jun
22
Sat
Native American New Play Festival @ University of Central Oklahoma Mitchell Hall Theatre
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2019 Native American New Play Festival announces its cast for the featured play, “Neechie-Itas” by Jo MacDonald. (Anishinaabe)

Tiffany Tuggle (Cherokee/Choctaw) is directing this hilarious new comedy about 4 life-long friends who learn a lesson about keeping secrets, loyalty and what it takes to mend a broken heart. The play features the powerhouse talents of Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi), Misty Red Elk (Comanche), Summer Morgan (Kiowa), Maya Torralba (Kiowa/Comanche/Wichita), Johnlee Lookingglass (Comanche), and Cody Tabor.

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company is presenting “Neechie-Itas” in a community partnership with the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Central Oklahoma. The festival runs June 22-23; and June 27-29 with performances at 8 pm in UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theatre located 100 North University Drive in Edmond, with plenty of free parking.

Tickets are available at the theatre on performance nights or in advance online at www.ticketstorm.com.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival will also feature staged reading performances of new Native plays selected from a national call for scripts. “Bound” by Tara Moses (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma) and “Three Sisters” by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/ Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi) will perform Saturday June 22nd 12noon-5pm in the Black Box Theatre on the UCO campus.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of presenting new Native plays to Oklahoma audiences.

For more information, contact festival coordinator Maya Torralba at 405-388-1140 or visit our website at www.OKindigenousTheatre.com for ticket, festival updates and information.

Jun
27
Thu
Native American New Play Festival @ University of Central Oklahoma Mitchell Hall Theatre
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2019 Native American New Play Festival announces its cast for the featured play, “Neechie-Itas” by Jo MacDonald. (Anishinaabe)

Tiffany Tuggle (Cherokee/Choctaw) is directing this hilarious new comedy about 4 life-long friends who learn a lesson about keeping secrets, loyalty and what it takes to mend a broken heart. The play features the powerhouse talents of Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi), Misty Red Elk (Comanche), Summer Morgan (Kiowa), Maya Torralba (Kiowa/Comanche/Wichita), Johnlee Lookingglass (Comanche), and Cody Tabor.

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company is presenting “Neechie-Itas” in a community partnership with the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Central Oklahoma. The festival runs June 22-23; and June 27-29 with performances at 8 pm in UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theatre located 100 North University Drive in Edmond, with plenty of free parking.

Tickets are available at the theatre on performance nights or in advance online at www.ticketstorm.com.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival will also feature staged reading performances of new Native plays selected from a national call for scripts. “Bound” by Tara Moses (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma) and “Three Sisters” by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/ Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi) will perform Saturday June 22nd 12noon-5pm in the Black Box Theatre on the UCO campus.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of presenting new Native plays to Oklahoma audiences.

For more information, contact festival coordinator Maya Torralba at 405-388-1140 or visit our website at www.OKindigenousTheatre.com for ticket, festival updates and information.

Jun
28
Fri
Native American New Play Festival @ University of Central Oklahoma Mitchell Hall Theatre
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company’s 2019 Native American New Play Festival announces its cast for the featured play, “Neechie-Itas” by Jo MacDonald. (Anishinaabe)

Tiffany Tuggle (Cherokee/Choctaw) is directing this hilarious new comedy about 4 life-long friends who learn a lesson about keeping secrets, loyalty and what it takes to mend a broken heart. The play features the powerhouse talents of Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi), Misty Red Elk (Comanche), Summer Morgan (Kiowa), Maya Torralba (Kiowa/Comanche/Wichita), Johnlee Lookingglass (Comanche), and Cody Tabor.

The Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company is presenting “Neechie-Itas” in a community partnership with the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Central Oklahoma. The festival runs June 22-23; and June 27-29 with performances at 8 pm in UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theatre located 100 North University Drive in Edmond, with plenty of free parking.

Tickets are available at the theatre on performance nights or in advance online at www.ticketstorm.com.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival will also feature staged reading performances of new Native plays selected from a national call for scripts. “Bound” by Tara Moses (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma) and “Three Sisters” by Carolyn Dunn (Cherokee/ Choctaw/Creek/Tunica-Biloxi) will perform Saturday June 22nd 12noon-5pm in the Black Box Theatre on the UCO campus.

The 2019 Native American New Play Festival is celebrating its 10th consecutive year of presenting new Native plays to Oklahoma audiences.

For more information, contact festival coordinator Maya Torralba at 405-388-1140 or visit our website at www.OKindigenousTheatre.com for ticket, festival updates and information.