May Festivals and Events in Oklahoma

Published: 05/06/2022, 3:15 AM

(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) May brings a smorgasbord of culinary events to Oklahoma! From Italian food in McAlester and kolaches in Prague to delicious fried onion burgers in El Reno, there is something for every palate. Loosen your belt a notch and sink your teeth into the 10 festivals below or browse through all May events to discover even more!

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival

Muskogee / Through June 5

Step back in time to 1569 Elizabethan England to celebrate with the Royal Court of Castleton. Held on select dates through early June, this festival features a dazzling display of artisan creations, entertainment, full-contact jousting and tons more.

Bixby BBQ ’n Blues Festival

Bixby / May 6-7

Join the fun at Bixby’s biggest family event of the year. At this two-day event, you can sample mouthwatering entries from over 80 barbecue teams, hear some great local music and have loads of fun with the whole family.

Tulsa International Mayfest

Tulsa / May 6-8

Downtown Tulsa transforms into an outdoor tribute to both performance and exhibit art during this three-day festival. Gather the whole family for live concerts, hands-on art projects for all ages, fair food, juried art shows and more.

El Reno Fried Onion Burger Day Festival

El Reno / May 7

Savor the flavor of the world's largest onion burger and enjoy complimentary portions of the tremendous 750-pound delicacy. There will also be live entertainment, a car show and a bun run.

Prague Kolache Festival

Prague / May 7

This popular annual festival celebrates the Czech heritage of Prague with polka music, dancing and all of the sweet, fruit-filled pastries you can eat. The event also includes Czech costumes, a parade, a carnival and live entertainment.

Guymon Outback Motorcycle Show & 5-State Run

Guymon / May 13-14

Hop on your bike and cruise to Guymon to participate in a motorcycle show, check out vendors, enjoy live music and drive along 300 miles in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas.

McAlester Italian Festival

McAlester / May 13-14

Visit the famous Italian Festival for all the freshly-prepared Italian fare you can imagine - including over 900 lbs. of meatballs! Live entertainment, craft booths and children's events round out this decades-old tradition.

Stilwell Strawberry Festival

Stilwell / May 14

Known as one of Oklahoma's most-loved hometown festivals, this annual event treats visitors to a parade, games, live entertainment and tons of fresh, ripe strawberries. Browse vendor booths and take a spin on the carnival rides.

Roots Ball

Medicine Park / May 27-29

This Memorial Day weekend, tap your toes to live music from top local artists. Bring your family and friends out for three days of food, music and fun while exploring the quaint landscape of this historic town.

Chuck Wagon Festival

Oklahoma City / May 28-29

Round up your little cowboys and cowgirls for two days of Western entertainment, artisan demonstrations, live music and chuck wagon fare. There will also be stagecoach and covered wagon rides, hands-on activities and tons of photo ops.


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