July Festivals and Events in Oklahoma

Published: 07/01/2021, 8:23 PM

(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) Sink your teeth into tasty hometown festivals showcasing juicy peaches, ripe blackberries, and sweet watermelon this July. The warmest season of the year also heats up the music scene on both land and water. Load up the car, roll down the windows and head to one of the stand-out summer events listed below or search all July events to discover even more.

Rockin’ the Park - Medicine Park - July 2-4

Visit the charming cobblestone-lined streets of Medicine Park for a weekend of family-friendly fun. This free event features local and regional rock music performances, shopping and dining opportunities, and an incredible firework display to close out the event.

Blackberry Festival - McLoud - July 9-10

This much-loved festival, which began in the 1940s, entertains visitors with blackberry-themed events such as a parade, royalty pageant and the selling of fresh blackberries, cobblers, sodas and teas. Stick around for fireworks after dark.

Southwest Street Rod Nationals - Oklahoma City - July 9-11

Head to Oklahoma’s largest gathering of pre-1989 automobiles and street rods at this annual three-day event, which features exhibits, a street rod parade, swap meet and vendor booths.

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival - Okemah - July 14-18

Soak up the friendly atmosphere, enjoy live entertainment alongside music lovers from all over the world and celebrate this Oklahoma-born folk icon. Okemah comes to life with children's activities, poetry readings and stages buzzing with live music.

Porter Peach Festival - Porter - July 15-17

Head to this sweet summer event and enjoy cooking contests, a peach auction, parade and more. Browse through classic cars while listening to live music and don't forget to enjoy Porter peaches in cobblers, jams and ice cream.

An Affair of the Heart - Tulsa - July 16-18

Get ready to indulge in some serious shopping at one of the largest arts and craft shows in the nation. Browse thousands of exhibitors offering everything from antiques and collectibles to jewelry and decor.

Stratford Peach Festival - Stratford - July 17

This beloved peach celebration will feature live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, a car show, old-fashioned games and more.

Aquapalooza at Grand Lake - Disney - July 17

Whether you’re boating or floating, head to Grand Lake for a high-energy concert on the water. Tulsa’s own House Party will be performing on a 30x50 foot barge stage anchored 200 feet into the water, where over 14,000 concertgoers will gather for live music, free inflatables, beer pong and more.

Taste of Summer Ice Cream Festival - Broken Arrow - July 24

Cool off with delicious, all-you-can-eat Blue Bell ice cream for the whole family. This tasty event also includes a kid’s zone, live entertainment, touch-a-truck and a marketplace with carnival food vendors.

Valliant Watermelon Festival - Valliant - July 30-31

Nothing says summer like a thick slice of watermelon. Events at this hometown festival will include a parade and weenie dog races, as well as seed spitting and watermelon eating contests.

Find a full list of July events here.


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