October Tulsa Events 2020

Wine, Jazz & World Fete

When: October 1, 2020 – October 3, 2020

Where: Guthrie Green, Tulsa

What: If you love jazz, wine, and a good time, you will want to be at Guthrie Green for this event! Come and hear some of the greatest jazz, reggae and folk artists in the world, enjoy fine wines & wine tastings, a Latin food fair, family activities & more. The 2nd annual celebration is free on Guthrie Green and ticketed at Duet Jazz Club. Click here for up to date information.


Bixby Outreach Center’s Blue Jeans Ball

When: Cancelled

Where: The Lark Venue, Bixby

What:  Put on your cowboy boots and come out on Saturday, October 3rd for the 8th Annual Blue Jeans Ball which will be benefiting the Bixby Outreach Center. This year, we will be shifting to a hybrid event with limited in-person seating and a virtual party-in-place option. However you attend, you can still experience incredible entertainment by Travis Kidd Band, amazing local food by 1907 BBQ, an exciting live and silent auction, and much more. And as we come together to party for a cause, the Bixby Outreach Center will continue to help provide food and resources to those in our community that have experienced hardships. For more details click here


Tulsa Walk to Defeat ALS

When: October 3, 2020

Where: Oklahoma Aquarium, Jenks

What: Walking for a cause is an amazing way to show your support, and the Tulsa Walk to Defeat ALS is a great event to join. Come to the Oklahoma Aquarium for this opportunity to bring hope to people with ALS in Oklahoma, to raise money for a cure, and to join together to fight for something we care about. Visit their Facebook event for all of the details.


42nd Annual Brush Creek Bazaar

When: October 10, 2020 – October 11, 2020

Where: 10900 S. Louisville, Tulsa

What: The Brush Creek Bazaar is an annual Tulsa event that guarantees a good time in the Brush Creek area. This two day event is a grand opportunity to enjoy shopping, entertainment and carnival activities with the entire family. The outdoor festival features exhibits from wood and metal craftsmen as well as vendor booths with everything from decor and soap to candles and clothing. Browse many rows of craft supplies and locally-made art from unique and exceptional artists while your children play in the kid zone. Your kids will love every minute of pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and a swan pond. After you are done shopping, you can enjoy some live music and fair food. The annual event has been hosted in Tulsa since the 1980s and has been featuring top-notch live entertainment throughout that time. Visit their website here for more information.


Tulsa Opera Presents: Rigoletto

When: October 9, 2020

Where: ONEOK Field, Tulsa

What: Join the Tulsa Opera at the ONEOK Field for a unique opening to the 2020-2021 season with the production of “Rigoletto.” This performance will be outdoors in a semi-staged, baseball-themed production directed by James Robinson at local baseball stadium ONEOK Field. Originally debuted in 1851, “Rigoletto” is an opera in three acts by the legendary Giuseppe Verdi. Tulsa Opera’s “Rigoletto” has been reimagined for the ballpark in order to accommodate a larger audience—2,700 socially distanced at the park, compared to 2,365 non-distanced at Tulsa PAC—and in safer, open-air conditions with rigorous health protocols in place. To purchase tickets click here.


Cool Grilles 3rd Annual Car Show

When: October 17, 2020

Where: Rose District, Broken Arrow

What: You are invited to come to the beautiful Rose District in Broken Arrow to experience Cool Grilles 3rd Annual Car Show. Enjoy viewing all of the classic cars, as well as vendor booths and shopping!All proceeds from the event will benefit the Rotary Club of Broken Arrow. For more information, click here.




Where: Gathering Place, Tulsa

What: Are you crazy about food trucks? Be sure not to miss out on Trucktoberfest at Gathering Place, which will be presented by Bob Hurley RV! During this two day event, you have the chance to partake of the best cuisine from the top food trucks in the region. This unique event is free to attend and will have fun for the entire family. Check out Gathering Place’s website for more information.


US National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show

When: October 23, 2020 – October 31, 2020

Where: Tulsa Expo Square, Tulsa

What: There’s rarely anything as beautiful as an Arabian horse, and now you have a great opportunity to see these amazing animals! The Us National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show is the most prestigious Arabian horse show in North America, and it is held annually right here, at the Tulsa Expo Square. This unique show spans over a nine day period, and will display over 1,800 Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horses. There will even be a mini-museum to increase your knowledge about the incredible Arabian horse. To visit their website, click here.


Tulsa In Harmony


Where: Gathering Place, Tulsa

What: There is nothing quite as special as the feeling of community these days, and events that are centered around that are something you don’t want to miss out on! Tulsa in Harmony is an annual gathering of Gospel recording artists and choirs. This fun evening is a time where they come together to sing and dance, and to ultimately share their love for music with one another. For more details, you can visit the Gathering Place website.



When: October 23, 2020 – October 25, 2020 & October 29, 2020 – October 31, 2020

Where: Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa

What: Are you looking for a fun and family friendly event for Halloween? Tulsa Zoo’s HallowZOOeen is the perfect solution! Come out with the family to enjoy a safe time of trick-or-treating, games, a hay maze, pumpkin decorating, a dance party, and much more! Make sure to dress up in your most creative costume, and you can purchase tickets in advance at tulsazoo.org.


Sweets & Treats on Spooky Street

When: October 30, 2020 – October 31, 2020

Where: Gathering Place, Tulsa

What: Fun Halloween events that aren’t too scary for little ones can be hard to find, but Gathering Place in Tulsa has it covered for you! Sweets & Treats on Spooky Street is a two day event, where Chapman Adventure Playground will transform into an amazing Halloween scene for two nights full of non-frightful, free festivities. Come and enjoy games, live entertainment, costume contests, and much more! For current information, click here!

Tulsa Ballet Presents: Vendetta, A Mafia Story

When: October 30, 2020 – November 1, 2020

Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa

What: Tulsa Ballet’s performance of Vendetta is a combination of drama and modern dance that will leave you breathless. This ballet, which is choreographed by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, tells a beautiful story using ideas from film, broadway, and ballet. This show runs four times, and is one you don’t want to miss!


Tulsa Run Virtual 15K

When: October 31, 2020

Where: Online Only!

What: Just because this year hasn’t gone as planned, doesn’t mean we can’t try to keep traditions going! The annual Tulsa Run has been taking place since 1978, and although the event can’t be held in it’s usual form, a wonderful virtual version is taking place! This 15k virtual race will still include a great swag bag for all participants, and those involved will use an app to track their participation. For more details, go here.