It’s the perfect weather for outdoor community events, and we’ve got plenty. 

Tulsa Botanic Blooms runs through April 16 at Tulsa Botanic Garden. Guests can enjoy over 200,000 tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other spring bulbs. The Azalea Festival ushers in spring from April 1-30 at Honor Heights Park in Muskogee; visitors can view 40 acres of manicured gardens boasting over 30,000 azaleas. Tulsans can also venture to Expo Square for the Spring Home and Outdoor Living Expo, running April 21-23; the Tulsa PAC for the Orbit Arts Festival on April 15; and Tulsa Town Hall’s Jonna Mendez speaking event on April 28. 

In OKC, you can get plenty of flower power at the Tulip Festival on April 8-9 at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Keep the good times rolling at the Norman Music Festival on April 27-29, with over 100 local and national bands. And those looking for fitness and inspiration in equal measures should visit the OKC Memorial Marathon, running April 28-30 at the OKC National Memorial and Museum. 

Around the state, entertaining events include the Cimarron Territorial Celebration and Cow Chip Throwing Contest, April 1-8 at the Beaver County Fairgrounds; the Festival of Colors, April 8 at 14805 W. Industrial Rd. in Guthrie; the Red Dirt Film Festival, April 13-16 at the Sheerar Museum in Stillwater; and the Artesian Arts Festival, April 22 in Sulphur’s Artesian Plaza. 

Photo courtesy Tulsa Botanic Garden

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