Out and About in Oklahoma City: July 2017


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Can you believe July has already begun? The temperatures have felt like July heat for about a month now but the time is finally here for full-blown Oklahoma Summer! Get out the fans and water bottles! Clean the pools! Maybe even plan a vacation! If you stay in state though, we have plenty of fun events happening around the OKC area!

Let’s check them out!

Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s “Red, White & Boom”: Visit the State Fair Park tonight (July 3rd) at 8:00 to witness an Independence Day celebration like no other! This patriotic concert begins at 8:30 and concludes with fireworks at 10pm!

Downtown 4th Fest: From 4:00-11:00pm on July 4th, this party will be hopping at the Devon Boathouse! Enjoy a day of family-fun featuring a DJ, food trucks, games, and more! You don’t want to miss the firework show at 9:45pm!

Red, Bright, and Blue Festival: Celebrate Independence Day at the Wheeler Ferris Wheel from 2:00-9:00pm on July 4th! A variety of vendors and food trucks will be in attendance!

2017 Greater Oklahoma Hunter Jumper Horse Show: Horses and riders alike will be at the State Fair Park throughout the first two weeks of the month! Previews of this luxurious event will be held July 5-9 while the show is July 12-16!

Rally of the Realms: From July 8-9, knights, maidens, kings, queens, and even a life-sized dragon will at the Cox Convention Center! Take a journey back in time and experience this medieval event!

OKC Fitness Expo: For one day only, on July 8th, check out the First Global Bodybuilding Professional Event and GBO Amateur Pro Qualifier at the Cox Convention Center! Featuring Olympic Weight Lifting, MMA, and a variety of fitness vendors, you don’t want to miss this event!

Disney’s When You Wish: From July 11-15, enjoy the Disney Experience at the Civic Center Music Hall! Lyric Theatre is taking you on a journey into the magical world of Disney in this musical event!

A Celebration of Quilts: Visit the Central Oklahoma Quilter’s Guild’s Celebration of Quilts (say that 5 times fast) at the State Fair Park from July 14-15! You don’t want to miss this intricate and colorful event!

Garth Brooks World Tour: Head over to the Chesapeake Energy Arena on July 15th at 7:30pm to listen to the musical stylings of Country Star Garth Brooks! This concert also features Trisha Yearwood! Grab your cowboy boots and dance on over!

OKC Land Run Antique Show: Wander among tons of antiques, toys, collectibles, art, books, jewelry, records, dolls, furniture, and more at the Cox Convention Center from July 15-16!

Paul McCartney “One On One” Tour: For one night only, on July 17th, watch Paul McCartney live at the Chesapeake Energy Arena!

Center of the Galaxy Festival: Visit the OKC Public Farmers Market between July 21-23 to experience the hottest party in the galaxy! Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of Star Wars, everyone will be coming out in their finest! Enjoy vendors, food trucks, and activities during the day and adult after parties at after the sun goes down! Even the businesses in the area will be getting into the Star Wars spirit by transforming into galactic locations we all know and love!

Festival Peruano en Oklahoma: Head over to Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads for the Peruvian event of a lifetime! Featuring cultural events, dancing, food, vendors, and more, you don’t want to miss this one! Plus, Kalidy Homes will be in attendance!

West Side Story: Experience the story of Romeo & Juliet through the eyes of the Sharks and Jets in NYC’s Upper West Side in the 1950s! Dance over to the Civic Center Music Hall between July 25-29 to see this classic musical!

New World Comic Con: Comic book characters will be taking over the State Fair Park on July 29th! Dress up in your best hero attire and join the fun!

Viva OK Hispanic Chamber Expo and Career Fair: From 10am-5pm on July 29th, check out this amazing Hispanic event! Located at Plaza Mayor, you can visit booths featuring Oklahoma’s top businesses! Learn about new companies and discover job openings! This event is perfect for marketing and having a fantastic time infused with the Hispanic Culture! Make sure to find the Kalidy booth while you are there!


And if that wasn’t enough events, the OKC Energy & OKC Dodgers have plenty of games this month!


What did we leave out? Which of these events sounds like the most fun to you? Comment below and let us know! We’d love to hear your opinion!


Last modified: November 3, 2017

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