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

To submit your event for consideration, click here.

Jan
25
Fri
Oklahoma City Ballet Prom @ Susan E. Brackett Dance Center
Jan 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Have you ever wanted to relive Prom? Now’s your chance!

For a spectacular evening in all of Oklahoma City, join The Oklahoma City Ballet Prom: Enchanted Forest. The Ballet’s young professional board, The Associate Board, will be hosting their inaugural fundraiser in which proceeds will benefit the outreach programs at Oklahoma City Ballet. The Susan E. Brackett Dance Center will be transformed into the romantic forest created by Bournonville in celebration of La Sylphide, the spring ballet of the 2018-2019 season.

Enjoy cocktails and hors-d’oeuvres​, a raffle, and crowning of Prom King and Queen. This will be the Young Professional event of the season. You won’t want to miss!

Event Details:
When: January 25, 2019 | 8:30 PM- Midnight
Theme: Enchanted Forest
Dress Code: Prom Attire required for entry (all decades prom attire welcome!)
Tickets: $50 online or $75 at the door

Feb
1
Fri
Paseo First Friday @ Paseo Arts District
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk features more than 80 artists in more than 25 galleries participating, all within walking distance. Paseo galleries offer special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities. The night typically features four to six Art Opening Receptions to showcase the new work of the gallery/studio owners or the work of guest artists.

Come visit Oklahoma City’s historic arts district to experience dozens of galleries, three restaurants, and a handful of shops stand in distinctive Spanish Mission Revival style buildings, all within a two block distance.

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

The First Friday Gallery Walk starts on the First Friday of every month at 6 pm and lasts until 10 pm.

For more information on the Paseo Arts District, visit thepaseo.com

Feb
7
Thu
Chocolate Decadence @ Volvo Annex
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Partake in an evening of decadent chocolate, gourmet coffee, wine, champagne, smooth jazz, and a valentine auction at Chocolate Decadence. All proceeds benefit the historic Automobile Alley.

The Automobile Alley Association will host its 22nd annual Chocolate Decadence fundraising event on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Volvo Annex building, located at 33 Broadway Circle in downtown Oklahoma City.

The event features chocolate-inspired cuisine, live music, wine, champagne, and a Valentine auction. Available items include artwork, experiences such as rooftop parties, sports memorabilia, gift certificates to local retailers, and more.

All proceeds from this year’s event go directly to the Automobile Alley Association, which funds community projects in the district including light displays, neon sign grants, marketing, street furniture, angled parking, research, and public art.

General admission tickets are $65. VIP tickets will be available to the first 50 buyers for $100 each. VIP tickets include early entry at 6:00 p.m., access to a VIP seating area, a special VIP checkout for all auction purchases, and an entry in a chance drawing for prizes.

Guests must be 21 to attend and business or cocktail attire is requested. The first 350 guests to arrive will receive a highly sought after commemorative glass.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit chocolatedecadenceokc.com.

Feb
8
Fri
LIVE on the Plaza @ Plaza District
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
LIVE on the Plaza @ Plaza District | Oklahoma City | Oklahoma | United States

Live! on the plaza is the plaza district’s second friday art walk. Each second Friday, Plaza District businesses stay open late with featured artists, live music, special events, local shopping and much more!

LIVE on the Plaza is presented by Fowler Volkswagen of Norman and Oklahoma Employees Credit Union. Located on the 1700 block of NW 16th, visit the Plaza District during LIVE on the Plaza. Parking in available on street, in Lyric Theatre’s lots in the center of the district and just west of 16th & Indiana. Additional parking can be made in the surrounding neighborhoods.

LIVE! ON THE PLAZA WILL HAPPEN EVERY 2ND FRIDAY, RAIN OR SHINE. 7PM – 11PM(ISH)

Feb
21
Thu
Third Thursdays @ Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Feb 21 @ 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.

Mar
1
Fri
Paseo First Friday @ Paseo Arts District
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk features more than 80 artists in more than 25 galleries participating, all within walking distance. Paseo galleries offer special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities. The night typically features four to six Art Opening Receptions to showcase the new work of the gallery/studio owners or the work of guest artists.

Come visit Oklahoma City’s historic arts district to experience dozens of galleries, three restaurants, and a handful of shops stand in distinctive Spanish Mission Revival style buildings, all within a two block distance.

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

The First Friday Gallery Walk starts on the First Friday of every month at 6 pm and lasts until 10 pm.

For more information on the Paseo Arts District, visit thepaseo.com

Mar
8
Fri
LIVE on the Plaza @ Plaza District
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
LIVE on the Plaza @ Plaza District | Oklahoma City | Oklahoma | United States

Live! on the plaza is the plaza district’s second friday art walk. Each second Friday, Plaza District businesses stay open late with featured artists, live music, special events, local shopping and much more!

LIVE on the Plaza is presented by Fowler Volkswagen of Norman and Oklahoma Employees Credit Union. Located on the 1700 block of NW 16th, visit the Plaza District during LIVE on the Plaza. Parking in available on street, in Lyric Theatre’s lots in the center of the district and just west of 16th & Indiana. Additional parking can be made in the surrounding neighborhoods.

LIVE! ON THE PLAZA WILL HAPPEN EVERY 2ND FRIDAY, RAIN OR SHINE. 7PM – 11PM(ISH)

Mar
21
Thu
Third Thursdays @ Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Mar 21 @ 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.

Apr
5
Fri
Paseo First Friday @ Paseo Arts District
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk features more than 80 artists in more than 25 galleries participating, all within walking distance. Paseo galleries offer special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities. The night typically features four to six Art Opening Receptions to showcase the new work of the gallery/studio owners or the work of guest artists.

Come visit Oklahoma City’s historic arts district to experience dozens of galleries, three restaurants, and a handful of shops stand in distinctive Spanish Mission Revival style buildings, all within a two block distance.

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

First Friday Gallery Walk at the Paseo - photo by Dennis Spielman

The First Friday Gallery Walk starts on the First Friday of every month at 6 pm and lasts until 10 pm.

For more information on the Paseo Arts District, visit thepaseo.com

Apr
12
Fri
LIVE on the Plaza @ Plaza District
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
LIVE on the Plaza @ Plaza District | Oklahoma City | Oklahoma | United States

Live! on the plaza is the plaza district’s second friday art walk. Each second Friday, Plaza District businesses stay open late with featured artists, live music, special events, local shopping and much more!

LIVE on the Plaza is presented by Fowler Volkswagen of Norman and Oklahoma Employees Credit Union. Located on the 1700 block of NW 16th, visit the Plaza District during LIVE on the Plaza. Parking in available on street, in Lyric Theatre’s lots in the center of the district and just west of 16th & Indiana. Additional parking can be made in the surrounding neighborhoods.

LIVE! ON THE PLAZA WILL HAPPEN EVERY 2ND FRIDAY, RAIN OR SHINE. 7PM – 11PM(ISH)