OKC Moms Need To Know: Your Guide to October


 October events in okc

Boo! October is right around the corner and we’ve got a great line up for you to enjoy this fun fall month! Have an event you’d like us to add? Let us know!

Pumpkin Patch Guide

Fall Festivals

Pumpkin Recipes

Guide to October Events in OKC


Kids Joining Eternity Balloon Release Ceremony at the Myriad Gardens 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival begins in Guthrie

Oklahoma Regatta Festival begins in the Boathouse District

Wiggle to the Music Story Time at the Shawnee library every other Thursday at 10:00 a.m.


Ed Fest 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. in Edmond

First Friday Gallery Walk 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the Paseo Arts District


OU v. West Virginia

OSU v. K State

Cartoon Cruise at Oklahoma River Cruises. Every Saturday through December

Cleveland County Craft Show  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds

Czech Festival in Yukon

Kids Haunt the River Cruise at Oklahoma River Cruises. Every Saturday in Oct.

Norman Farmers Market 8:00 a.m. – noon. Every Saturday through Oct.

OKC Zoo Halloween Costume Swap 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Stockyards Stampede 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Weekend Keeper Connections at the OKC Zoo 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Every weekend through Oct.


Pistol Pete’s 91st Birthday Celebration at the Zoo at 2:00 p.m.

Guthrie Escape art, wine & music festival begins


Community Blood Drive in Moore 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Oklahoma Community Orchestra Concert

Tinkering Tuesdays at the Midwest City Library. Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday


Bernice Bobs Her Hair at Lyric Theatre begins


The Mix outdoor concert at DC on Film Row


Pumpkinville begins at the Myriad Gardens Children’s Garden

The Color Purple at The Pollard Theatre begins

Live on the Plaza  at The Plaza Districts 2nd Friday Artwalk 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

2nd Friday Art Walk in Norman 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


To A New Children’s Consignment Sale begins at the Edmond Community Center

Repticon reptile & exotic animal show begins

Red Dirt International Film Festival begins in Guthrie

Junk Hippy begins in Guthrie


Cardboard Challenge at Almonte Library 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Children Reading to Dogs at Bell Isle & NW Library 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Mother Goose on the Loose at Warr Acres Library 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


Nature Play Group at Martin Park 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Every Wednesday.


Homeschool Day at Harn Homestead

Fall Break Extreme Animals Camp begins at Moore Community Center

Fall Break Mad Science Camp begins at Moore Community Center


Friends of the Norman Library Book Sale begins

Movie at the Coop in Yukon

Spooky Pooch Parade at Myriad Botanical Gardens at 6:30 p.m.


Komen Race for the Cure at Bi Centennial Park

Pop Up Shops in the Park in Guthrie

Heard on Hurd in Edmond

Max Westheimer Airport Aviation Festival in Norman 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mid-America Street Fest in Midwest City

Zero K OKC


Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival at the Myriad Gardens. 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Open Streets OKC 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Children’s Story Time & Craft at the SW OKC Library 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


Toddler Time at the Choctaw Library


Pumpkins & Popcorn (Touch, Learn, Create) at the SW OKC Library 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Oklahoma! begins at Rose State College

Haunt the Harn 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Alvin and the Chipmunks LIVE at the Cox Convention Center at 2:00 p.m. 

Giselle begins at the Civic Center Music Hall

Storybook Forest in Arcadia Lake begins

Affair of the Heart begins at State Fair Park

Mix on Main in Norman 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


OSU v. Kansas

OU v. Texas Tech (Homecoming)

Downtown Edmond Old Fashioned Fall Festival 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Nightmare on 4th Street at Little River Park in Moore 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

OETA Fall Literacy Festival at Will Rogers Park Amphitheater 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Parade of Homes begins

Trick or Treat City in Midwest City


Howl-O-Ween Family & Pet Event in Norman on Campus Corner 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Magic Lantern Celebration on Paseo 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Uptown 23rd Farmers Market 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Haunt the Zoo for Halloween begins. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Brick or Treat in Bricktown 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Kids Karaoke at Othello’s of Norman 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Stillwater Downtown Halloween Festival 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Family Storytime at the Belle Isle Library 6:30 p.m.- 7:15 p.m.


Spikes Spooktacular Fall Festival at the Sam Noble Museum in Norman. 4:00 p.m. – 7:00pm.


Downtown Norman Fall Fest 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Izumicon begins at the Cox Convention Center

Mummy and Son Dance at Moore Parks and Recreation


Halloween Train at Oklahoma Railway Museum 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Haunt Old Town in Moore 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Monster Dash in Norman

Moore Pride Red Ribbon Parade at 10:00 a.m.

OKC Halloween Parade at Automobile Alley at 7:00 p.m.

Oklahoma Wine Walk at Brookhaven Village in Norman

Great Pumpkin Festival in Newcastle

National Weather Festival – Norman 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Between the Metropolitan Library System and the Pioneer Library System there is something going on every day for a variety of age groups, be sure to check their calendars!


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