There is no shortage of community events this month.

Firstly, for those in need of Independence Day plans, visit Tulsa Freedomfest at River West Festival Park on July 4; LibertyFest in Edmond through the Fourth; Grand Lake for its fireworks extravaganza on July 3; or a bevy of other celebrations statewide. (Trust us –a quick internet search will get you a result just about anywhere in Oklahoma.)

In Tulsa, visit the Second Saturday Architecture Tour on July 8; the Foundation for Architecture will be exploring the soon-to-open OKPOP Museum. At Expo Square, the Home and Garden Expo of Oklahoma runs July 21-23. And you won’t want to miss the Blue Whale Comedy Festival, happening at various venues downtown from July 27 to 29.

In OKC, the First Friday Gallery Walk is going strong on July 7 in the Paseo District. Other goodies include the Oklahoma International Dance Festival Summer Intensive, July 16-29 at the University of Oklahoma Fine Arts Center, as well as the Bricktown Reggae Fest, July 28-29 ear the district’s canal. 

Outside our major metros, visit McLoud on July 7-8 for the Blackberry Festival; Okemah July 12-16 for the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival; Porter on July 13-15 for its annual peach festival; and Stillwater July 17-23 for the Eskimo Joe’s 48th Anniversary Celebration. 

Main image credit: Porter Peach Festival, photo courtesy the City of Porter

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