Take a look at some of the most exciting upcoming events this weekend in Oklahoma City, such as a daredevil stunt show, a princess ball, the state’s oldest flea market and an off-season visit from Santa.
Night Market at Scissortail Park | July 15
Treat yourself by supporting small businesses at ScissortailPark’s Night Market, where you’ll get the chance to snag some unique jewelry, décor, plants, beauty products and more! Oklahoma entrepreneurs, small businesses and crafters have all joined together to create the perfect assortment of goodies. It’s not just artisan gifts throughout the park — if you’re caught with a growling stomach, you can also purchase special treats from many of the vendor tents. 5:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m., Scissortail Park, OKC.
Dancing in the Garden Ft. Bollywood | July 15
For a night of dazzling music, dance and Indian cuisine, get over to the Myriad Botanical Gardens as the India Association of Oklahoma partners with Tinker Federal Credit Union. Jam out to DJ LiTEBRiTE with Bollywood music and local Indian groups performing Bollywood dances. Bring the whole family along to experience food by Saffron Indian Cuisine and Audrey’s Tacos, and grab a drink from The Big Friendly. For dessert, Sasquatch Shaved Ice is whipping up some tasty snow cones. Henna tattoos and face painting will also be offered. 7–10 p.m., Seasonal Plaza at Myriad Botanical Gardens, OKC.
Nitro Circus | July 16
For you adrenaline junkies, Nitro Circus’ new show “Good, Bad & Rad” visits OKC with a thrilling stunt show featuring daredevils Ryan “R-Willy” Williams and Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham. Athletes will be jumping 30 feet in the air while flipping upside down. With pit bike jousting in which riders combat their opponents on dirt bikes and new creations such as the fighter jet and flying pig, there’s plenty of excitement for a whole family of thrill-seekers. 7 p.m., Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Christmas in July at Heard on Hurd | July 16
Citizens Bank of Edmond is hosting its Heard on Hurd this month with a Christmas theme! For a jolly good time this summer, pop-up shops, food trucks and live music from local artists will be featured. Musicians Chloe-Beth, Spaghetti Eddie and the King Cabbage Brass Band will hit the stage on Saturday. “We are more than halfway through our ninth season of Heard on Hurd, and each month I’m still so amazed and inspired by the support of our vendors and community,” said Jill Castilla, president and CEO of Citizens Bank of Edmond. For the month of July, OKC’s First Americans Museum will be the featured nonprofit. An array of new food trucks will be offered, including Spunkie’s Soul Food, Newman’s Firehouse BBQ, Papa Loco and Kozoes Kuncessions. Retail pop-up shops will include Annie’s Sweets, Copper Dust Jewelry, GoGE Skate, The Daily Shredd and Q Boutique. After enjoying all Downtown Edmond has to offer, don’t forget to take a picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with Elsa and Olaf from Disney’s Frozen. 6 p.m.–10 p.m. Downtown Edmond.
Oklahoma Jewelry & Bead Show | July 15-17
Looking for a chance to spice up your old jewelry? The Oklahoma Bead & Jewelry Show comes to the OKC Fairgrounds this weekend with a plethora of glitzy gemstones to amplify your accessorizing game. With a wide assortment of pearls, handcrafted items, stone carvings and gemstone beads, you might just find the perfect piece to elevate your outfit. More of a jewelry maker? Beading House offers all the tools a beader could search for, while DB Beading is hosting its own class to create beautiful and unique pieces. Semi-precious gemstone beads will also be available for purchase, as well as charms for bracelets, necklaces, anklets and more. July 15, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; July 16, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; July 17, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3213 Wichita Walk, OKC.
Dream Parties Royal Princess Ball | July 17
Have your kids ever wanted to be treated like a princess? It doesn’t stop there, as Dream Parties offers a special meet-and-greet with the most beloved princesses. The magic is just beginning with singing and dancing, storytelling, photo ops and stage performances. Princesses will also be hosting games for little ones to partake in, so bring the whole family along to experience a real-life fairytale! There’s another secret in store — with VIP access, guests can enter the “castle” earlier than the rest of the public while also attending the Coronation Ceremony. Your princess fans will be able to hop on stage for an official crowning with a tiara for them to take home. 1 p.m., SpringHill Suites by Marriott Downtown OKC, 600 East Sheridan Ave., OKC.
Wishes and Gravy | July 16
Breakfast for dinner? Yes, please! OKC’s Neighborhood JAM is hosting its 4th Annual Wishes & Gravy event, where proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Oklahoma. To attend, prepare yourself for a meal, liquor pull and silent auction to support local children with critical illnesses. Table purchases and sponsorships are also encouraged to speed up the wish-granting process for Oklahoma children, as the pandemic created the longest wait time for wishes in the state’s history. Over 380 children will get the opportunity to resume wishes following the benefits from Wishes & Gravy, so get ready to eat the best meal of the day a second time and share the love with Oklahoma’s youth. 6 p.m.–9 p.m., Neighborhood JAM, 525 Northwest 11th St., Suite #101, OKC
Bottomless Brunch Sunday | July 17
Kick off your Sunday with endless bloody marys and mimosas at Parlor in OKC! With each kitchen offering an assortment of brunch options, grab a snack and get ready to move, as a live DJ will be hosting the party. 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Parlor OKC, 11 NE 6th St., OKC
Buchanan Flea Market | July 16-17
As the oldest antique market in the state, OKC’s monthly Buchanan Flea Market originated in 1980 and has been providing unique collectibles ever since. With dealers from across the nation, thousands of visitors flock to the market to find treasures. Calvin and Dorthy “Dot” Buchanan created the monthly market to offer Oklahomans the chance to learn more about antiques and purchase specialty-crafted items. Bryan and Christy Buchanan purchased and expanded the show to over eight different states. For a chance to find your own collectibles and antique goodies, head over to this month’s Flea Market at the OKC Fairgrounds. July 16, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; July 17, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Modern Living Building at OKC Fairgrounds, 608 Kiamichi Pl., OKC