May 2013 Events in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

May 2013 Events in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Posted by Katie Puckett on 04/29/2013

Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar May 2013

The following is a truncated list of events occurring in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country. To see a FULL calendar of events for May, visit our calendar page.


CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – See more than 100 artists and crafters at the Downtown Edmond Arts Festival, May 3-5. Enjoy culinary arts, performing arts, Oklahoma wineries, children’s area and more. The festival is free and hours are Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information:

El Reno's annual Fried Onion Burger Day Festival, May 4 in downtown El Reno, is a tribute to the fried onion hamburger, cooked daily in El Reno since the early 1900s. Witness the cooking of the world’s largest fried onion hamburger, weighing over 850 pounds! Other free festivities include rides, games, live entertainment, a classic car show, craft show, burger eating contest and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information:

Join Oklahoma River Cruises for a Season Preview Party, May 5 to celebrate the beginning of their 2013 season. From 3 to 6 p.m., enjoy live music, food trucks, drag boats and tons of fun at Regatta Park on the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City. For more information:

Midwest City’s Made in Oklahoma Wine, Beer and Food Festival is May 18 at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel & Reed Conference Center. The free festival from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. features many of Oklahoma’s finest foods, heartiest hops and award-winning wines along with a car show, Wine & Palette art class, a grilled cheese challenge, live music and more.

Downtown Bethany hosts the Bethany 66 Festival, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free, old-fashioned, community festival includes a children’s activity area, car show, local entertainment, sidewalk sales at downtown merchants, and food and crafts vendors all celebrating Bethany’s rich Route 66 heritage. For more information: Bethany Improvement Foundation

The annual Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children's Cowboy Festival is a Memorial Day weekend tradition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. The event is May 25-26 and features two days of mouth-watering campfire cooked foods, children's hands-on activities, stagecoach and pony rides, Western stage entertainment and more. Ticket prices vary from $6-18 for a one-day pass or $9-27 for a two-day pass. For more information: