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May Event Calendar for Oklahoma City

Top Events and Things to Do for May 2014


May Event Calendar for Oklahoma City

Edmond Arts Festival

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This is the May Calendar for the major events all around the Oklahoma City metro area, an index summary listing with links to detailed information on each.

Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Oklahoma City RedHawks Games at the Bricktown Ballpark


Oklahoma City Barons Hockey at the Cox Convention Center


Space Day at Science Museum Oklahoma

  • May 2nd
  • Hands-on activities unique to the day such as blasting off in a Mercury simulator, exploring NASA artifacts and more

TobyMac, Skillet and Lecrae with special guests Capital Kings, Tedashii, We As Human at the OKC Zoo Amphitheatre


Downtown Edmond Arts Festival

  • May 2-4
  • Paintings, Sculptures, Jewelry and so much more
  • Great food and festival atmosphere

26th Annual Fried Onion Burger Day Festival in Downtown El Reno

  • May 3rd
  • Burger eating contest, games, rides, live entertainment and more

Festival of the Child at Yukon City Park

  • May 3rd (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
  • Creative activities and games for kids 12 and under such as kayaking, magic, storytelling, archery and more
  • Admission is $5 per child in advance and $7 the day of the event
  • For more information call (405) 354-8442

The Old Chicken Farm Vintage Barn Sale in Jones, Oklahoma

  • May 3rd
  • "Pickers and painters gather to sell their wares, vintage furniture, décor, handmade treasures, repurposed possessions" and more
  • See Facebook page for more information.

Norman's May Fair Arts Festival

  • May 3-4
  • Fine art, handmade crafts, local performers at the amphitheater and more
  • Great food and festival atmosphere

OKC Theatre Company's Native American New Play Festival

  • May 8-17
  • Staged readings, dancers, singers, storytellers, visual artists, "Indian" cuisine, and a fully-produced staging of "Manahatta" by Mary Kathryn Nagle

7th Anniversary of the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum

  • May 10th
  • Free admission, family activities, birthday cake and more

Jake FM New Face Showcase at Riverwind Casino


Oklahoma City Philharmonic Presents "1812 Overture Finale"

  • May 10th
  • With Canterbury Choral Society

Greater Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Society Concert/Jam at at Oklahoma Country-Western Museum & Hall of Fame in Del City

  • May 10th
  • Family-friendly bluegrass concert
  • Get more information at gobms.org

MOTHER'S DAY in Oklahoma City


Johnny Rivers at Riverwind Casino


The Band Perry at Grand Casino


Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder at the OKC Zoo Amphitheatre


11th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic


Carpenter Square Theatre Presents "Other Desert Cities"

  • May 16 - June 7

4th Annual Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival at TapWerks

  • May 17th (1-4 p.m. & 5-8 p.m.)
  • Sample more than 150 beers, including local brands, for $35 per person, per session
  • See official site for more information

The Wanted at Grand Casino


Indie Trunk Show at State Fair Park

  • May 17th
  • Local crafters, artists and businesses sell handmade goods, vintage style decor/accessories, repurposed furniture/home decor and more
  • Free admission
  • See indietrunkshowokc.com for details

2014 Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark

  • May 21-25
  • See here for more information.

Skrillex at the OKC Zoo Amphitheatre


4th Annual Bethany 66 Festival in Downtown Bethany

  • May 23-24
  • Free community festival celebrate city's Route 66 heritage with car show, local entertainment, sidewalk sales, food and crafts

Edmond Jazz and Blues Festival

  • May 24-25
  • Great live music, food and more

24th Annual Chuck Wagon Gathering and Children’s Cowboy Festival at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

  • May 24-25
  • Authentic chuck wagon crews prepare delicious cowboy favorites
  • Live entertainment, activities and more

38th Annual Paseo Arts Festival

  • May 24-26
  • OKC annual favorite
  • Work from over 70 artists, live music, children's area and more

Los Horoscopes De Durango at Frontier City

  • May 25th
  • Part of the Summer Concert Series

CityRep Presents "One Man Star Wars Trilogy"

  • May 28 - June 1

H&8th Night Market

  • May 30th
  • Monthly family and pet-friendly street festival
  • Food trucks, COOP craft beer, live music and more

Greater Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Society Concert/Jam at Oklahoma Country-Western Museum & Hall of Fame in Del City

  • May 31st
  • Family-friendly bluegrass gospel concert
  • Get more information at gobms.org

Comedian Jim Gaffigan at Riverwind Casino


3rd Annual Made in Oklahoma Wine, Beer and Food Festival at Sheraton Midwest City Hotel & Reed Conference Center in Midwest City

  • May 31st
  • Features "Oklahoma’s finest foods, heartiest hops and award winning wines"
  • Festival atmosphere with car show, culinary presentations, grilled cheese challenge, live music and more
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