Gather the family and visit numerous community events in Tulsa, OKC and other cities this month.

Tulsa offers the Second Saturday Architecture Tour on Aug. 13, which will explore the Tulsa Underground and its fascinating maze of tunnels.  Featuring comedians like Rory Scovel, Dan Soder and Dina Hashem, the Blue Whale Comedy Festival runs Aug. 25-27 at Cain’s Ballroom and other locations in downtown Tulsa. There, you can enjoy four days of hilarity. Top the weekend off with Wild Brew on Aug. 27 at the Cox Business Convention Center, where some of Tulsa’s most beloved restaurants team up with breweries around the country for a great day of dining and drinking. 

For an adrenaline rush, head to Horror Con on Aug. 6-7 at OKC’s Remington Park. If you’re in search of a weekly get-together, venture to Myriad Botanical Gardens every Sunday for the Twilight Concert Series, taking place on the gardens’ lawns. And on-the-water fun can be found at the World Paddlesport Festival on Aug. 27 at RiverSport OKC, where you can watch rowers compete in the ICF 2022 Canoe Sprint Super Cup and Stand Up Paddling World Cup. 

If you find yourself in Enid on Aug. 5-6, mosey down to the Gaslight Theatre for the annual FLY Film Festival, which screens independent movies and celebrates the art of filmmaking. The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival and Rodeo on Aug. 11-13 in Jeff Davis Park is another highlight that showcases the town’s delicious crop of fruit and offers carnival rides and entertainment. And you can soar above the town at the FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival, also Aug. 12-13 in Shawnee.