It’s a busy month for community events. 

In Tulsa, celebrate heritage with Germanfest, running May 5-7 at 1429 Terrace Drive. Participants can enjoy live music, dancing and delicious eats. Celebrating its 50th year, Tulsa International Mayfest runs May 12-14 at 400 S. Main St. See gorgeous wares from local artists, and enjoy live music and food. Keep the good vibes going at Bixby BBQ ‘n’ Blues Festival, running May 19-20 at Washington Irving Memorial Park and Arboretum. Other community events to visit are the John Hope Franklin National Symposium, May 24-26 at Oklahoma State University’s Tulsa campus, as well as The World of Bob Dylan event, May 30-June 4 at 100 E. Second St. 

In OKC, the Cinco de Mayo Festival at Scissortail Park is a can’t miss, as it’s one of the largest celebrations in the city that presents authentic music, dancing and scrumptious fare. Head to the OKC Fairgrounds for Budweiser’s Custom Car SuperShow, racing into town on May 20.

Fans of Red Dirt country music should head to Stillwater’s Tumbleweed Dance Hall for the annual Tumbleweed Calf Fry, May 4-6. Other events of note include the Norman Pride Festival Weekend, May 5-7 at various locations; the Jim Thorpe Celebration and Memorial 5K, May 6 at Jim Thorpe Park in Yale; the Prague Kolache Festival, May 6 on the 1100 Block of Main Street in Prague; and the Arts for All Festival, May 12-14 at Shepler Park in Lawton. Final highlights include the Stilwell Strawberry Festival, May 13 in downtown Stilwell, and the Woolaroc Spring Trail Ride, May 20 at Bartlesville’s Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve. 

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