Located in the Great Plains, Oklahoma is a state of endless prairies, gentle mesas and scattered mountain ranges. In the state's urban centers, residents and guests can sample a wide variety of attractions, shows, special events and historic sites. Outside of the cities, travelers can find any number of recreational activities, including boating, hiking and mountain biking.
- Downtown Square and Armory Bldg. Mangum, OK 73554 in MANGUM, OK
The last weekend of April, 30,000 people participate in snake hunting, square dancing, flea market shopping and bus safaris. There are crafts and food for anyone not too scared to enjoy them. Find it in the downtown square and Armory Building.
- Downtown Main Mall Main Street Tulsa, OK 74103 in Tulsa, OK
Dance, live music and visual arts invade the downtown, drawing 350,000 people and family-friendly fun. It happens about the middle of May and promotes appreciation for the arts and humanities.
- State Fair Park in OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
See some of the most beautiful quilts every created and get some quilting or stitching tips from the pros at this event that takes place int Quilt Show Reno. Watch live demonstrations, stroll through the series of vendor's booths and pick up a few new sewing tricks.
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK
For 10 days in the middle of September, you can experience just about everything any state fair ever had any where: rodeo, car-races, truck-pulls, ice-skating shows, livestock competitions, live concerts, fair food and rides! It's described as "enormous."
- Poteau, Oklahoma in Poteau, OK
During this mid-April weekend hot air balloons ascend over Poteau for rides, races and glows. The festival also includes: skydivers, helicopter-rides, 4X4 exhibitions, stagecoach rides, mud-pit races, burn-out contest, pet costume contest, rides and food.
The River West Festival Park is transformed into a Bavarian beer garden for this middle of October event. Live music, dance, amusement park rides, competitions, beer samples and bratwurst, among other German foods, combine with Austrian and Czech traditions for "die partie" of fun.