Happening around town in Bartlesville, the OKM Musical Festival runs June 9-13. For the past 38 years, the festival has bought celebrated concert artists and music education programs to northeast Oklahoma. Highlights of this year’s event include performances from Balourdet Quartet, Catherine Russell, Josh Turner and Verona Quartet. Learn more at okmmusic.org.
Celebrate Juneteenth at the Tulsa Juneteenth Festival June 16-18 in the Greenwood Historical District, or the Juneteenth on the East event at OKC’s N.E. 23rd St. on June 18.
In OKC, don’t miss the deadCenter Film Festival, running June 9-12. This independent film showcase highlights over 1,000 indie flicks from around the world. And for a cultural touchstone, the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival returns June 30-July 2 at the National Cowboy Museum. Enjoy Native American art and dance, plus educational components, food and more.
Both the Tulsa and OKC Pride Festivals, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, run June 24-26 – Tulsa’s at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center and OKC’s at Scissortail Park.
And for an exhilarating outdoor event, the Okie Noodling Tournament swims into Pauls Valley from June 17-18.