Photo courtesy Kites Over Enid

As kids yearn for the freedoms of summer vacation, the state welcomes a bevy of child-centric activities to enjoy.

First, kids can learn about the importance of being eco-conscious with the Tulsa Earth Day Celebration from April 1-22. All online, the celebration offers a month-long abundance of Earth Day themed wonders and activities. Learn more at travelok.com.

The Claremore Kennel Club Dog Show runs April 4 at the Claremore Expo Center. Kids and kids at heart can watch a variety of dogs as they showcase their skills.

In Guthrie, the 89ers Day Celebration runs April 13-17. The holiday commemorates the Land Run of 1889 with a handful of community events.

In downtown Altus, join talented artists of all ages at the Walking on Chalk Festival. Students and adults alike can compete in the chalk art contest to win cash prizes. 

And you won’t want to miss Kites Over Enid on April 24-25 at the Autry Technology Center. Bring a kite of your own or watch others as they take to the sky.