There are many reasons why fall is a beloved season in Tulsa. From college football to the crisp weather and change in leaves, it is a precious season full of adventure for any age. That’s why it’s important to take advantage of the exciting events happening in and around Tulsa this October. Here are few happenings you shouldn’t miss:
Carmichael’s Pumpkin Patch
If you are looking for a pumpkin patch to enjoy this fall, look no further than Carmichael’s Pumpkin Patch located in Bixby, at 171st and Mingo Road. The pumpkin patch that’s been around for generations opened on September 24th and will be open until Halloween. Children and adults alike can enjoy picking out a pumpkin to decorate, feeding barnyard animals and playing in a maze. Admission is free. The patch is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Sunday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Tulsa State Fair
Another Tulsa fall tradition is the Tulsa State Fair. The Tulsa State Fair, which dates back to 1903 as the “Tulsa County Free Fair,” runs from September 29th to October 9th. This well known and highly attended fair offers activities for all range of attendees, from chainsaw cutting to pony rides. The full schedule of events can be found at the fair’s website. Times and tic5 ket prices vary with each day.
If you’re in the mood for German food and great music, Oktoberfest is the event for you! The Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa, which was ranked as one of the Top 10 Oktoberfests in the U.S. by USA Today, runs from October 20th to October 23rd. Located at River West Festival Park, this family-fun event costs only $10 at the gate for adults (or $7 in advance) and is free for all children under 12.
If you’re a fan of the Tulsa Zoo, you will love this Halloween themed zoo event! From October 27th to October 31st the Tulsa Zoo hosts HallowZOOeen, a family oriented trick-or-treating event from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm each night. Tickets are $8 for non-members ($7 for members), and all proceeds help build a better zoo.
BooHaha in Brookside
BooHaha, one of Oklahoma’s largest Halloween celebrations, is a Tulsa classic. Starting in the early morning on October 29th, BooHaha attendees can participate in an array of events including a pancake breakfast, pet costume contest, children’s costume contest, trick-or-treating and, of course, the BooHaha Parade! All of the BooHaha activities are held between 48th Street and 33rd Street in Brookside, and most activities are free.