October Event Calendar for Oklahoma City

Top Events and Things to Do for October 2017

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This is the October Calendar for the major events all around the Oklahoma City metro area, an index summary listing with links to detailed information on each.



Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball at the Chesapeake Energy Arena

  • Preseason and regular season action


Sooners and Cowboys in College Football Action


Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine at the Oklahoma Railway Museum

  • Oct.1 and Oct. 6-8
  • A 25-minute ride with Thomas, including live music, storytelling and more


Kings of Leon at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Traditional Cowboy Arts Association 19th Annual Exhibition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

  • Begins Oct. 5
  • See the best saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing and rawhide braiding artistry


Full Moon Bicycle Ride and Run at the Myriad Gardens

  • Oct. 5 (7 p.m.)
  • Meet at Band Shell for hour’s ride on various downtown area routes
  • Lights and helmets required; $5 donation to the Gardens per rider is suggested


2017 Oklahoma Regatta Festival on the Oklahoma River

  • Oct. 5-8
  • Rowing event with live music, food, children's area and more
  • Free admission and parking


Annual ARTonTAP Fundraiser at the OKC Museum of Art

  • Oct. 6 (7-10 p.m.)
  • More than 80 beers on tap, food from local restaurants, live music and more
  • For tickets, call (405) 236-3100 ext. 237


Lonestar at Riverwind Casino

  • Oct. 6


Oklahoma City Philharmonic Classics Concert

  • Oct. 7
  • Featuring Jennifer Koh on violin


Annual Oklahoma Czech Festival in Downtown Yukon

  • Oct. 7
  • 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Free event features parade, carnival, crafts, Czech dancing and food


Lyric Theatre at the Plaza Presents "Rock of Ages"


Charley Pride at Grand Casino

  • Oct. 13


Greater Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Society Concert/Jam at at Oklahoma Country-Western Museum & Hall of Fame in Del City

  • Oct. 14
  • Family-friendly bluegrass concert
  • Get more information at gobms.org


Gene Watson and Moe Bandy at Riverwind Casino


Oklahoma City Ballet Presents "Swan Lake"


An Affair of the Heart at State Fair Park

  • Oct. 20-22
  • Creative gifts such as Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Jewelry, Clothing and much more
  • $7 Admission for all 3 days
  • For more information, see the official site


Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

  • Oct. 21
  • More than 11,000 race to raise money for breast cancer research
  • See the official site for more information


FCF 54 at Grand Casino

  • Oct. 21


The Beach Boys at Riverwind Casino


    Spooky Pooch Parade at the Myriad Gardens


    8th Annual Ghost Runners 5k and Rally to Rescue Event at Lake Hefner's Stars and Stripes Park

    • Oct. 29
    • USATF Sanctioned event allows runners to run with or without their dogs
    • Get more information at ghostrunners5k.com


    For more information on upcoming Oklahoma City events, keep checking in.

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