With the weather cooling down and Halloween in motion, there is no better time to visit Tulsa! For the best spooky (and not so spooky) things to do in October, check out this list!

10/10-11: Brush Creek Bazaar

If you like music, crafts, and supporting great causes, then you’ll love the Brush Creek Bazaar! This annual festival is one of the most fun things to do in October. Head into Tulsa for shows, a petting zoo, and a chance to support your community! This year’s Bazaar supports both the New Lifehouse Academy for girls and the Brushcreek Academy for boys.

10/17-18: Catoosa Art Show & Cultural Festival in Catoosa

This festival includes fun and unique activities like city tours, a car show and historical reenactments! Take a trip to Catoosa for a family-friendly way for both visitors and locals alike to enjoy the autumn weather.

10/23: Linde Oktoberfest

Tulsa’s in-person Oktoberfest is no longer happening. However, Prost of Tulsa is still happening virtually! No matter where you are on the 23rd, check out the Linde Oktoberfest social media accounts for a live celebration!

10/24: Halloween Family Hoedown in Bixby

181 Ranch’s Halloween Family Hoedown of the more mellow things to do in October. Even so, it is not an event to miss! This event is perfect for families with young children, or just those with a faint heart! For good tunes, delicious food, and a not very spooky hayride, head down to Bixby!

10/30-31: Sweets and Treats on Spooky Street!

Enjoy Gathering Place’s Sweets and Treats on Spooky Street from inside your car! This year’s socially-distanced weekend takes place around the Haunted Circle of William’s Lodge. Pack the kids up for activities such as a jack-o-lantern jam, trick-or-treat stations, and more!

10/31: Homegrown Halloween and Costume Party

Head to the Juicemaker Lounge in Tulsa for one of the more adult-focused things to do in October! This party features a variety of local musicians. Dress in your best costume and jam the night away!

Things to Do in October in Tulsa that Last All Month Long!

Tuesday-Saturday: Pumpkin Festival at Shepherd’s Cross

Shepherd’s Cross has taken extra steps for the safety of all Pumpkin Festival participants! Walk through and drive-up pumpkin patches, over 60 activities, and more! Spaces are sanitized many times throughout the day. In addition, check out the new sheep wagon ride for an extra exciting time,

Tuesday-Saturday: Black Walnut Hulling & Buying Station at Shepherd’s Cross

Shepherd’s Cross combines a fun afternoon with a way to make money! First, pick up black walnuts. Then, bring them to Shepherd’s cross and make money. Fill bags, buckets, or more! In any case, you are bound to make a little something.

Fridays & Saturdays: The Castle Muskogee Halloween Festival

The Castle’s Halloween Festival features attractions for all ages! Check out The Castle’s website for a detailed description of attractions along with their spook level. However you decide to spend your time, you are sure to have fun!

Sunday-Saturday: Pumpkintown Farm (Fridays & Saturdays- Insanity Farms

Like many other things to do in October, this Tulsa attraction has both family-friendly and scary options! Along with a daytime corn maze, Pumpkintown hosts A haunted corn maze at Insanity Farms. Also featured at this nigh time fright: a pallet maze, and zombie paintball.

Various Dates: Tulsa Spirit Tours

Though the Tulsa spirit tours do not belong exclusively on the list of things to do in October, what better time to get your ghost on? For the safety of participants, masks and sanitizer is provided, and the bus is sanitized between tours. However, those worried are encouraged to hold off on the experience until 2021. Book your tour today!

Various Dates: HallowZOOeen

Tulsa Zoo’s Halloween event returns, though with slight adjustments! This year’s event features more dates, different times, and new fun experiences! Due to COVID-19, reservations are required and spots are limited. Though things have changed, good times are still guaranteed!

Pick your Favorite Things to do in October in Tulsa and Get your Spook On with Riverview RV!

There are many spooky and not so spooky things to do in October around Tulsa! Plan for your favorites and book a site with Riverview RV. Riverview is located just a short drive outside of Tulsa in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. Our park features comforting amenities, affordable rates, and a beautiful view of the Arkansas River. Enjoy the changing weather and fall events in Tulsa all month long! To book a site or to learn more, visit us or online call us at (918) 245-8588.