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Fall Festival Preview

As the weather cools down, festival season truly kicks off in Oklahoma. Focusing on music, culture, food, art, cinema, sports, heritage and everything in between, the offerings are endless.

Fairs, Festivals, Runs and More

Discover the magic of times past at the Medieval Fair, running April 1-3 at Reaves Park in Norman. Delicious food, fun activities and eye-catching costumes await. Don’t forget about the annual Azalea Festival from April 1-30 at Honor Heights Park in Muskogee. Held since 1968, the festival boasts 40 acres of manicured gardens with over 30,000 azaleas in 625 varieties....

Beloved Events Return

The oppressive heat is waning, so outdoor community celebrations are an ideal pick for this month. In Pryor, Rocklahoma comes to town Sept. 3-5. This epic, three-day rock extravaganza welcomes more than 70 acts from around the country. In Tulsa, the Oklahoma Tribal Celebration runs Sept. 25 at Gathering Place. A gathering of Oklahoma’s 39 tribes, culture and entertainment mix for...

Panning Oklahoma’s Film Landscape

Oklahoma on Film If there’s one popular concept that people from other states have learned about Oklahoma, it’s that the wind comes sweeping down our plains. Even though the cinematic version of Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein’s musical Oklahoma! was filmed in Arizona, the movies that are shot entirely or primarily here often reinforce a wide-open image of Oklahoma, where...

Fruit-Bearing Festivals

Food vendors at the McLoud Blackberry Festival must offer at least one item made from its namesake fruit, and they are more than happy to comply. Succulent blackberry treats abound at the mcloud blackberry festival July 12-13. Blackberry kettle corn sold out a couple of years ago, says Melanie Krause, executive director of the McLoud Chamber of Commerce. Also popular...