Summer is in full swing, and it’s time to get out and explore! In Tulsa and the surrounding cities, there is no shortage of things to do in July. Check out these one-time and recurring events going on around T-Town and pick your activities! There are adult-only options as well as things for the whole family.

Best Things to Do in July:

7/2: Bixby Freedom Celebration

One of the most patriotic things to do in July! Here’s the scoop from their website:

“The 7th Annual Bixby Freedom Celebration is a free, community-wide event, full of patriotism and family-friendly fun. You will find a variety of food vendors, representation of several military branches, and much more.”

Over 20,000 people are expected to be in attendance, so prepare for a large crowd!

7/3, 17, 24: Meditation at the Museum

AT EASE MEDITATION leads this 18+ sonic sound meditation. Blankets are provided, but feel free to bring your own mat or meditation cushion! Once your session is over, stick around and enjoy the museum, as your ticket includes admission!

7/4: Boozy, Brunchy Dog Days

It’s the first Saturday of July, which means DOGS ARE ALLOWED! Typically dogs are kept out of Tulsa Botanic Garden, but these special times are one of the best things to do in July that include your furry friend! This event will feature a food truck and bar with mimosas, margaritas, and other beverages!

7/4: Ruby Mae’s Presents the Fourth of July Smoked Out Cookout

A classic American dive bar, live music, and food- what more could you want? Head down to The Mercury Lounge for a day-long celebration on the Fourth!

7/4: Jenks Boomfest at Oklahoma Aquarium

For the best view of Jenks Boomfest fireworks show, look no further than Oklahoma Aquarium! Their riverfront backyard is the perfect place to spend the evening. Bring your own lawn chair or blankets, and enjoy food and drinks from food trucks or the aquarium cafe! Arrive early to check out the exhibits indoors.

7/4: Folds of Honor FreedomFest

Another of the most patriotic things to do in July! This event takes place at River West Festival Park AND Veterans Park, It also features two radio stations playing music along with the fireworks! FreedomFest is a casual event that’s perfect for the whole family!

7/7: Wine Down Wednesday at Board & Brush

An exciting evening for friends and older families! Wine Down Wednesday at Board & Brush calls for $1 wine and a pick your project workshop! Be sure to check out Board & Brush’s website to pick your wood sign project and reserve your space!

7/11: The Project Bar & Cabin Boys- Drink & DIY

Another DIY craft for the adults! Head to Cabin Boys Brewery for a hand-crafted project, presented by The Project Bar! This event is for all levels and has limited availability, so reserve your spot now!

7/21: Introduction to Sourdough Bread Magic

There are so many crafty things to do in July, but this one takes the cake (or bread)! The early days of covid created an interest in homemade sourdough bread, so here is your chance to catch up on the trend! This course is five hours, and at the end, you’ll leave with your own sourdough starter and more! Remember, this event is BYOA- Bring Your Own Apron!

7/24: La Fiesta De Tulsa

Come to Gathering Place for a night of Latin cultures! This event will feature cultural foods, drinks, crafts, and performances. Gathering Place offers an exciting time for the whole family, so give yourself time to check the 100-acre environment out!

7/24: Taste of Summer Ice Cream Festival in Broken Arrow

Of all the things to do in July, this is not one to miss! The Taste of Summer Ice Cream Festival in Broken Arrow is guaranteed to be a cool time. Live entertainment, food trucks, and best of all: ALL YOU CAN EAT ICE CREAM! Presented by the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce and Blue Bell Ice Cream.

7/27: Introductory Stained Glass Workshop- Date Night Out

A crafty evening for the parents! In your three-hour class at Tulsa Stained Glass, you’ll learn all the steps of stained glass, ending up with a sun catcher of your very own creation! One complimentary adult beverage will be provided to guests 21 and older at the beginning of class.

7/30: Mermaids’ Night Out at Oklahoma Aquarium

Enjoy the Oklahoma Aquarium while shopping local! Adults and kids are welcome to check out boutiques and merchants from all over Tulsa, as well as exclusive goodies and of course, the many animals in the aquarium! The first 100 guests will receive a reusable tote bag too!

Weekly Happenings

Every Wednesday: Weekly Farmers’ Market

The Tulsa Farmers’ Market offers both a weekly and a weekend market, making this event even more accessible for visitors! The Wednesday market is smaller than its weekend counterpart, making it a great option for those who need a smaller space or crowd to enjoy themselves.

Every Thursday: Bootcamp- Summer Fitness Class at Gathering Place

For those who enjoy being active even on vacation, there’s an option for you! This Free Bootcamp will have you sweating in no time. All levels are welcome to join in and get their fitness on!

Every Friday: Family Nature Walk

Kids get free admission to Philbrook Museum’s Family Nature Walk! Check out the museum’s Gardens and learn about the natural world! Cameras, magnifying glasses, and sketching supplies are great additions to bring to this morning in nature!

Every Saturday: Weekly Farmers’ Market

The bigger sibling to Tulsa’s Wednesday market, the Saturday Farmers’ Market is a great place to get all your shopping done!

Booking With Riverview RV: One of the Best Things to Do in July!

Tulsa is the place to celebrate the Fourth and get in touch with your creative side! One of the most important things to do in July is to reserve your site at Riverview RV! Located in Sand Springs, our facility is the perfect place to take a break from your regular life while still staying near the fun of city life! Our walking trails are gorgeous in the morning, and our cookout area is the perfect place to spend your evening! To book your site or learn more, call us at (918) 245-8588 or visit us online.