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What’s Up in the 405

Our top 6 picks for fun stuff to do in and around OKC

Walk for Wishes

Saturday September 21st

Walk For Wishes® is a Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma fundraiser that celebrates the more than 3,000 wishes that have already been granted to Oklahoma children, while raising funds for future wishes. It's a family-friendly event powered by wish families, volunteers, companies, donors and friends. This family-friendly event is instrumental in keeping the philanthropy flowing. Join the walk at 9 a.m. at Myriad Botanical Gardens and visit to get registered oklahoma.wish.org

Myriad Botanical Gardens


Guitar Guy 

Friday, September 20th 

Blues man, no group. One of the world’s great guitarists and foremost living legends of the blues, Buddy Guy has eight Grammys, a National Medal of Arts, a space in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…. And a date in Norman this Friday to share some licks, keep his 50-year-plus career rolling and celebrate that, as his latest album says, The Blues Is Alive and Well. Happening at Riverwind Casino, doors open at 7 p.m.

Riverwind Casino, 1544 OK-9, Norman OK



Penn Square Fall Fashion Show

Saturday, September 21st 

Fall is just around the corner. Are you prepared to transition your wardrobe? If you’re needing some inspiration, Penn Square Mall is hosting their annual Fall Fashion Show this Saturday from 2 – 4 p.m. Featuring a runway show highlighting this fall’s hottest trends, the event will take place in Lower Level Center Court. Guests can sip and sample a delicious spread of appetizers catered by Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar, pursue beauty stations, raffles, prize giveaways and more!

Penn Square Mall, Oklahoma City OK

No RSVP required.

Mesta Festa

Sunday, September 22nd 

The coolest block party of the season, Mesta Festa, is back! The Mesta Park Neighborhood Association (MPNA) started this event back in 1995 to fundraise for the neighborhood and 24 years later, here we are! The park is located at NW 18th and Shartel Ave. Festivities start at noon and go until 6 p.m. so you’ll have plenty of time to swing by! The event is free to the open public so just come down, grab a local beer, hear some live tunes, play beach volleyball and enjoy your Sunday! 

Mesta Park, NW 18th and Shartel Ave, Oklahoma City OK


OKC Energy FC vs. Sacramento Republic FC

Sunday, September 22nd 

Kick-off (literally) the start of a new week on Sunday evening with Oklahoma City’s professional soccer team, OKC Energy FC! The team is up against Sacramento Republic FC at 6 p.m. @ Taft Stadium. Admission is as low as $8 and it’s a perfect Sunday evening activity to do with family and friends!

Taft Stadium, 2501 N May Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 


Taste of Western by Western Avenue 

Wednesday, September 25th  

The 17th annual Taste of Western event is happening this Wednesday at Will Rogers Theatre from 6-9 p.m. The event will include food, drinks, a silent auction & live music. What better way is there to spend your Wednesday night? Taste of Western’s entertainment will be live jazz by the band Amante. The event will also include a $20 VIP Lounge upgrade ticket option that has whisky & champagne tastings. This is a perfect event to have fun, let loose and mingle with others. We can’t wait!

Will Rogers Theatre, 4322 North Western Avenue 

Oklahoma City, OK 73118