Archive for the ‘Community Events & Activities’ Category
Christmas is right around the corner, which means that homes, neighborhoods and businesses are getting in the holiday spirit with a plethora of Christmas light shows. OKC is no exception. While there are great Christmas light displays everywhere (and maybe even in your own backyard) if you want a different full display and a party atmosphere you should check out our top three choices for the best light shows 2017 in Oklahoma City OK. (more…)
Last year we wrote about some of the delicious Thanksgiving buffets you could enjoy around OKC. While most of those locations should still be offering a sit-down feast, maybe what you are looking for this year is delicious meal at home…that you don’t have to cook. That is why we are focusing on where to order Thanksgiving 2017 take-home meals in Oklahoma City OK. Keep reading to check out our top choices. (more…)
Halloween can be a scary time. While that can be great for adults and older children, sometimes it’s good to leave the frights at home and just have a fun time with candy and costumes. In this blog, we are offering a few 2017 Halloween events for kids in Oklahoma City OK. Each of these happens in a non-terror environment, but we tried to find some of the coolest events that offer something interesting for parents too. (more…)
When it comes to celebrating German culture with dancing, food, music, and, of course, beer, there is no better place to go than an Oktoberfest. Ranging from early September to all the way in early December in some areas, these celebrations of all things German and Germanic can be a lot of fun, and a way to learn about different cultures (and, you know, eat and drink many different delicious things). In this blog we wanted to look at a few Oktoberfest celebrations 2017 in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, this blog is too late for the Choctaw Oktoberfest that wrapped up on Sept. 9, 2017, but there are still a few excellent festivals on their way for the state of Oklahoma. (more…)
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…)
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.
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)