OKLAHOMA CITY – As a lot of Oklahomans are counting down the days until the long holiday weekend, you may be looking for a few things to keep the family entertained.
Activities across the state have something for everyone in every price range.
Art fanatics can head to Arts Festival Oklahoma to admire and purchase original artwork and craft pieces from various artists. Delicious food stands will also be set up to tempt your taste buds. The festival kicks off at Oklahoma City Community College on Saturday and runs through Labor Day. Admission is free.
The Blues in the Night Blues Festival will feature live music and food stands, followed by a street dance and talent show. The festival kicks off at Arcadia Municipal Park at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 30. Admission is $10 per person. On Saturday, visitors will be able to enjoy vendors and a rodeo.
Choctaw Oktoberfest kicks off Friday, August 30 and features everything from German food to genuine German beer and German music. Activities will be held in Choctaw Creek Park. Tickets are $5 per person.
The Loose Caboose Festival will fill Main St. in Purcell with craft and other vendors on Saturday, August 31. Visitors can also enjoy live music and a wine tasting. Admission is free.
The Payne County Fair allows guests to enjoy a carnival, livestock show and agricultural exhibits. The fair is held at the Payne County Expo Center in Stillwater until Saturday, August 31. Admission is free.
The Pontotoc County Free Fair will feature great food and fun for the whole family. The fair is located at the Agri-Plex in Ada until Saturday, August 31. Admission is free.
The Ringwood Watermelon Festival & Community Fair includes an ice cream contest, watermelon in the park, turtle races and even a few pageants. The festival is open until Saturday, August 31 and admission is free on Main St. in Ringwood.
The OKC RedHawks will take on the Memphis RedBirds in a four-game home-stand beginning Friday through Monday at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Tickets are still available for each game.
The OU Sooners will take on the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks on Saturday, August 31 at Gaylord-Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.