Central Oklahoma's July-August Calendar Now Available - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Central Oklahoma's July-August Calendar Now Available

Posted by Emily Reagan, public relations director on 06/13/2008

The following is a truncated list of events occurring in Frontier Country:

Dates are subject to change.


CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Take part in a weeklong celebration of America’s birthday at Edmond’s LibertyFest June 28 to July 4. Eleven festivals events, including Oklahoma’s largest hometown 4th of July parade, make this celebration one of CNN’s and “USA Today’s” top places to be in America on July 4. Media Contact: Cathy Williams-White, Edmond Convention & Visitors Bureau, 40-341-4344

Catch a Broadway performance by the Lyric Theatre at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. The summer season kicks off with the “Sound of Music” June 24 to 28, followed by “Swing!” July 8 to 12, “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” July 22 to 26 and “Urinetown: The Musical” Aug. 5 to 9. Call the Lyric Theatre Box Office at 405-524-9312 to order season or single production tickets.

Media Contact: Amy Russo, Lyric Theatre, 524-9310


The 16th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo is giving way more than $200,000 in prizes for the top high school cowboys and cowgirls this year. More than 1,000 contestants are competing with three arenas running simultaneously July 14 to 19 at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center in Shawnee.

Media Contact: Stephanie Meiler, Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, 405-275-7020


Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, the state’s premier classical theatre company, presents its 2008 summer season at Myriad Gardens Water Stage in downtown Oklahoma City. The summer season runs through Aug. 30 and includes productions of “Much Ado About Nothing,” “The Three Musketeers” and “Richard III.” All performances start at 8 p.m.

Media Contact: Sue Ellen Reiman, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, 405-235-3700


Each of these contacts can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews. To download a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for the next two months, please visit http://oktourism.com/sites/frontiercountry/uploads/documents/July2008.doc.


 For more information, visit www.oktourism.com or call 1-800-FUN-OKLA




Contact: Emily Reagan, Public Relations Director
Telephone: 405-232-6552 
E-mail: [email protected]