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Celebrate the last days of summer and Labor Day around OKC

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events and Festivals near Oklahoma City OK

Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events and Festivals near Oklahoma City OK

Summer is moving by faster than any of us may like, which means that Labor Day is right around the corner. How are you going to celebrate this last long weekend before the back to school season fully kicks in? We have found a few Labor Day weekend 2017 events and festivals near Oklahoma City OK that may be exactly what you are looking for. (more…)

Celebrate the 2017 Solar Eclipse in the OKC area!

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
silhouette of a family looking at a solar eclipse

Where can I view the solar eclipse 2017 in Oklahoma City OK?

This year’s total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 is going to be one of the biggest astronomical events of the year. Crossing the United States from Oregon all the way down to South Carolina, this is the first eclipse event visible in the continental United States since 1979, and first one to run from coast to coast since 1918. Areas of Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and South Carolina will be able to experience a total eclipse of the sun. However, if you are asking “Where can I view the solar eclipse 2017 in Oklahoma City OK?” we will not be able to see the totality. However, Oklahoma City will be able to see up to 87 percent of the sun covered up in this eclipse at approximately 1:05 pm. Learn more about this, and what places may be offering special events, below.
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OKC Independence Day Festivals and Fireworks

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
July 4th Weekend 2017 Events near Oklahoma City OK

Looking for some free family fun this 4th of July in the OKC area? Any of these festivals can offer things like music, food, fun, and, of course, fireworks! All of these July 4th weekend 2017 events near Oklahoma City OK deliver a great time for individuals and kids alike. Check out times locations and opportunities below. (more…)

Celebrate The Spirit of Memorial Day In OKC

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Memorial Day 2017 Events around Oklahoma City OK

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and it’s never too late to start planning! While there will be many family-friends (and adult-oriented) ways to celebrate the long weekend, with this post we want to focus on ways we can honor U.S. Military veterans in this national holiday meant remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice of their lives. Keep reading for Memorial Day 2017 events around Oklahoma City OK with a patriotic flavor. (more…)

Check Out These OKC Egg-stravaganzas and Fun for the Whole Family

Friday, March 24th, 2017
Easter Egg Hunts 2017 in Oklahoma City OK

There may be plenty of things you can do this Easter, ranging from dinner with family to going on a long vacation. However, if you want to have some fun right here in OKC, check out some of these great Easter Egg Hunts 2017 in Oklahoma City OK and make some plans that will be fun for the whole family. Here are our top picks below. (more…)

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in OKC

Friday, February 24th, 2017
2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Oklahoma City OK

St. Patrick’s Day (on Friday, March 17, 2017) is a great holiday to celebrate Irish pride and heritage, whether or not you or your family hail from the Emerald Isle. In this blog post we’re going to look at a few different ways to celebrate the holiday, ranging from the family-friendly 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Oklahoma City OK to other events for adults. Keep reading to make your plans! (more…)

Check Out a Thanksgiving Buffet This Year In OKC!

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Thanksgiving Buffets 2016 in Oklahoma City OK

Thanksgiving Buffets 2016 in Oklahoma City OK

Are you looking for a great Thanksgiving buffet in Oklahoma City OK for 2016? For the individual or family who wants the food and feasting without any of the clean-up, we have a list of some of the Thanksgiving buffets available this year in OKC. (more…)

The 5 Best Places to Go Before or After a Thunder Game

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
The 5 Best Places to Go Before or After a Thunder Game

If you’re heading to the Chesapeake Energy Arena to catch a Thunder game, there’s a lot more you can do than just watch some basketball. Check out these fun and exciting activities before or after the game to make the most out of your time in Oklahoma City. (more…)

The 5 Most Amazing Hikes Near OKC

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
The 5 Most Amazing Hikes Near OKC

Attention all hikers! The great state of Oklahoma is home to over sixty trails. From the famed Ouachita Trail to trails near lakes and mountains, the variety of trails is quite extensive! So whether you’re a weekend hiker, hardened backpacker, off-road cyclist, or simply just love the outdoors, there is a trail for you. Below we’ve compiled a list of some of the best trails near Oklahoma City. So pack your bags and we’ll see you out on the trail. (more…)

Gut-Wrenching Food Challenges in Oklahoma

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
Gut-Wrenching Food Challenges in Oklahoma

While Oklahoma is known for the Great Plains, it’s also home to plenty of great restaurants that will challenge your ability to handle gargantuan proportions. If you think you have what it takes to tackle these gut-wrenching food challenges, take a trip around Oklahoma and see how much you can handle. (more…)