No matter when you are traveling to Tulsa, rest assured there will always be great activities going on to keep your family busy. Check out these top events in August:
For Music Lovers:
Take the short drive to The Joint in Catoosa and enjoy this platinum country duo.
08/09-09/01: Mamma Mia
The 97th Season at Tulsa Theatre begins with this musical journey to a small Greek island and the classic jams of ABBA
8/28: Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour
The Backstreet Boys are back after last year’s cancellation due to severe weather.
Family-Friendly Events in August:
08/10: The Wiggles
Get your family and head down to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for the Wiggles! The Party Time Tour! features favorites such as Dorothy the Dinosaur and Captain Feathersword.
Every Thursday and Saturday: Story Time at the Gathering Place
Visit the Gathering Place every Thursday at 4:00 PM under the Reading Tree and Saturday at 9:30 AM at ONE in the boathouse for storytime featuring guest readers. Like a few other events in august, Story Time takes place through the entire year, so be sure to check it out no matter when you visit!
8/10: Tulsa Taller 5k and Family Fun Run
Register your family for the Tulsa Taller Family Fun Run and support Assistance in Health Care!
8/21: Monarchs on the Mountain Migration Celebration
Head to Turkey Mountain for an experience you will not want to miss! Take part in a variety of activities and watch as Monarch Butterflies are tagged and released. This migration celebration is one of the most beautiful events in August.
8/24: Maker Faire Tulsa
Sometimes known as “The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth,” Maker Faire Tulsa serves to showcase local makers and inspire creativity and innovation in children.
Unique to Tulsa:
8/6: First Friday Art Crawl
This year marks the First Friday Art Crawl’s 12th year. As one of the best public entertainment events in Tulsa, the art crawl attracts a crowd of over 3,000 every month. Visitors stroll along the streets of T-Town and check out what the city’s artists have to offer. Locals and visitors alike look forward to The art crawl, some more than any other of the events in august.
Every Wednesday: Food Truck Wednesday
Check out Guthrie Green for a gorgeous park as well as unique lunch offerings. From 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, get your fill of good food, good music, and fresh air.
8/9: Oh, Tulsa
Celebrate Tulsa’s art and artists as this biannual Living Arts event.
8/17: Chili on the Green
The State of Oklahoma Chili Championship takes place on Saturday, September 17th at Guthrie Green. With activities for all ages and an abundance of chili, this event is sure to be a hit.
8/17: Salsa Tasting Festival
If chili does not suit you, head over to the Oklahoma Aquarium for its first salsa tasting festival. Activities include a Chihuahua costume contest and a jalapeno eating contest. This might be the spiciest of all events in August!
Some Things in Between:
8/1: Garden to Table Dinner
Join the Tulsa Botanical Garden for a delicious 4-course dinner and wine pairings. The menu features herbs and vegetables grown right in the Garden.
8/10: Ken Jeong
Spend your evening with one of the top comedians in the country. This 21+ event takes place at Paradise Cove and is one of Tulsa’s top comedic events in August.
06/22-09/22: Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
This ongoing event requires a bit of a drive, as the exhibit is featured at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. However, the trip is well worth it with the classic pieces of various French artists.
Do not Miss out on These Activities, Stay with Riverview RV!
With all the fantastic events in August, it is hard to decide when to stay. At Riverview RV, we offer daily, weekly, and monthly rates for those who want to take their time exploring T-Town. Our campground features comforting amenities, walking trails, and concrete pads with full-hookups. To find out more about our RV Park, visit us online or call us at (918) 245-8588.