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October Event Calendar for Oklahoma City

Top Events and Things to Do for October 2013

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

HALLOWEEN Around OKC


Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Sooners and Cowboys in College Football Action

  • 2 October Home Games for OSU
  • 2 October Home Games for OU

Oklahoma City Barons Hockey at the Cox Convention Center


2013 Oklahoma Regatta Festival on the Oklahoma River

  • October 2-6
  • 10th year of rowing event with live music, food, children's area and more
  • Free admission and parking

Chris Tomlin Burning Lights Tour with Louie Giglio at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Annual ARTonTAP Fundraiser at the OKC Museum of Art

  • October 4th, 7-10 p.m.
  • More than 80 beers on tap, food from local restaurants, live music and more
  • For tickets, call (405) 236-3100 ext. 237

7th Annual Aviation Family Festival and Open House at the Max Westheimer Airport

  • October 4th (Noon - 6 p.m.)
  • Free event includes displays, tours, children's area and more
  • See official site for more information

Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine at the Oklahoma Railway Museum

  • October 4-6
  • A 25 minute ride with Thomas, including live music, storytelling and more

Annual Oklahoma Czech Festival in Downtown Yukon

  • October 5th
  • Free event features parade, carnival, crafts, Czech dancing and food

Traditional Cowboy Arts Association 15th Annual Exhibition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

  • Begins October 11th
  • See the best saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing and rawhide braiding artistry

Oklahoma City Ballet Presents "Mowgli"

  • October 11-13
  • Based on Rudyard Kipling's "Jungle Book" stories

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

  • October 12th
  • Family-friendly bluegrass concert
  • Get more information at gobms.org

Red City Radio in Concert at OKC Farmers Market


Lyric Theatre Presents “Rocky Horror" at Lyric at the Plaza

  • October 16 – November 2

Oklahoma City Theatre Company Presents "Medea"

  • October 17-27
  • Performances at CitySpace

Oklahoma City Philharmonic Presents "Beethoven's Fifth"

  • October 19th
  • Featuring violinist Jennifer Koh

Keith Urban at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at the Myriad Gardens

  • October 20th
  • More than 11,000 race to raise money for breast cancer research
  • See the official site for more information

Avenged Sevenfold at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Turnpike Troubadours at Riverwind Casino


An Affair of the Heart at State Fair Park

  • October 25-27
  • Creative gifts such as Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Jewelry, Clothing and much more
  • $7 Admission for all 3 days
  • For more information, see the official site

Oklahoma City Philharmonic Presents "Phil Phone Home"

  • October 27th
  • Discovery Family Concert
  • Phil the Penguin goes to outer space

4th Annual Ghost Runners 5k and Rally to Rescue Event at Lake Hefner's Stars and Stripes Park

  • October 27th
  • USATF Sanctioned event allows runners to run with or without their dogs
  • Get more information on the official site

HALLOWEEN Around OKC

  • October 31st
  • Haunted houses, pumpkin patches, trick-or-treating, metro events and more...


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