Calendar of Events / Things To Do In Oklahoma

Food Trucks on Film Row. Photo by Dennis Spielman

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

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Dec
13
Thu
Oklahoma Film Fest @ Film Row
Dec 13 – Dec 15 all-day

Oklahoma Film Society is putting on their first film festival and it’s completely FREE! This year-end celebration of Oklahoma filmmakers will take place on December 13th through 15th across three venues in Oklahoma City.

Come watch award-winning films from local filmmakers and mingle with film lovers and the creators after the screenings with film networking events!

They will be screening Laron Chapman’s award-winning debut feature film, You People, Mickey Reese’s new award-winning film Strike, Dear Mistress, and Cure His Heart, deadCenter darling The Jurassic Games from Ryan Bellgardt, anthology film MONO, directed by five local filmmakers and Kyle Roberts’ short film The Grave. Again… ALL FREE!

FULL SCHEDULE:
December 13 – The Paramount Room
Doors – 7 p.m.
The Grave – 7:30 p.m.
Strike, Dear Mistress, and Cure His Heart – 8 p.m.
Director Q&A following screening

December 14 – The Paramount Room
Doors – 7 p.m.
The Jurassic Games – 7:30 p.m.

December 15 – [Artspace] at Untitled + 21c Museum Hotel
[Artspace]
Doors – 2 p.m.
MONO – 2:30 p.m.
Directors Q&A following screening

21c
Doors – 7 p.m.
You People – 7:30 p.m.
Director Q&A following screening
Awards Ceremony following Q&A

Apr
5
Fri
The Norman Medieval Fair @ Reaves Park
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day

Ladies of the Medieval Fair - photo by Dennis Spielman
Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair. The annual Medieval Fair arrives April 5 – 7, 2019, at Reaves Park in Norman from 10 am to 7 pm each day. Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.

Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages.

Sword Fight - photo by Dennis Spielman

Entertainment for the whole family includes minstrels, dancing, theater and reenactments, jugglers, knights jousting on horseback and human chess games. Brightly costumed characters include King Arthur, mermaids, and the fair’s royal court.

Vendor at the Medieval Fair - photo by Dennis Spielman

Browse through the medieval village of over 200 art and craft booths offering unique and handcrafted wares. Offerings include pottery, wood crafts, stained glass, armor, costumes, fairy wings, jewelry, leather crafts, hair garlands, and much more. Watch master crafters demonstrating their skills.

Tips for a Great Time

1) While you may feel like you’ve traveled back in time, there are ATMs available.
2) Pets are allowed, though not encouraged because of the large crowds, and leash laws are strictly enforced.
3) While the event is free, parking is not. For a fee, you can park one block south of Reaves Park at Lloyd Noble Center on Jenkins Avenue.
4) To get the best view of the shows, arrive early to get a close spot.
5) Visitors to the Fair should be aware of the City of Norman’s ordinance that prohibits smoking in City parks.
6) Smoking and Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

For more information on the Medieval Fair, visit medievalfair.org.