May Events in Central Oklahoma
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar May 2018
The following is a truncated list of events occurring in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country.
Dates are subject to change.
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Come celebrate children on May 5 with a full day of fun made especially for them at Festival of the Child in Yukon. With over 50 areas of activities including crafts, storytelling, kayaking, moon bounces, performing arts stage and more, there’s something for everyone! Admission is $5 in advance or $7 the day of the event. Adults free. The festival begins at 10 a.m. and continues until 4 p.m. For more information: visit yukonok.gov.
The top six teams in the Big XII Conference will descend on Oklahoma City for the Big XII Conference Championship. Teams will compete in a combination of pool play format on Friday, May 11 and bracket play on Saturday, May 12. The championship game is slated to begin at 4 p.m. Adult all-session tickets are priced at $25. Single-day tickets are $14. Student, youth and senior tickets are $15 for all-session and $9 for daily admission. Group packages are also available at a rate of $9 per person for a daily pass when a minimum of 10 tickets are purchased. Tickets can be purchased online at Big12Sports.com/BuyTickets or at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex during the championship.
White Water Bay opens for the 2018 season on May 19. Over 25 acres of super-soaking slides, cool pools, and fun-filled events and activities are always waiting! Be sure and check operating days and hours at whitewaterbay.com
May 26-27, join the National cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for their two-day, fun-filled, Annual Chuck Wagon Festival showcasing chuck wagon food samples, butter making, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, archery, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, square dancing, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas, book signings with The Museum Store, and more! Saturday only, meet Hank the Cowdog author, John R. Erickson. The festival begins at 10 a.m. and continues until 4 p.m. $15 per person. Free for children 12 and under. $5 off for Last Frontier Council scouts and families (wear your uniform!) Free for Museum members.
For more information, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org/chuckwagon.