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November 6
Jazz Pianist Peter Nero
"Salute to Art Tatum" With a career spanning over 50 years, two-time Grammy-winner Peter Nero has established himself among the world's most celebrated jazz pianists. In this intimate program, Mr. Nero performs a thrilling tribute to the legendary Art Tatum one of the greatest jazz piano virtuosos of the 20th century.
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Armstrong Auditorium
Extra Info: 405-285-1010 or www.ArmstrongAuditorium.org

 

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Major Annual Events

These are a few of the major annual events you can look forward to attending each year. For a complete listing of upcoming events, please see our Calendar of Events. For a list of attractions, visit What to Do.

January

Eagle Watch - Arcadia Lake
Keep your eyes on the sky! Grab your hat, scarf and gloves then soar to Lake Arcadia. Witness our majestic national bird, the Bald Eagle, display their grace and beauty as they enjoy their winter home in Edmond.
405/216-7470 www.arcadialakeok.com

Arenacross Championship Series - Lazy E Arena
Experience the excitement at this national motocross competition held annually at the Lazy E.
405/282-7433 www.lazye.com

February

American Bicycle Association BMX - Lazy E Arena
Experience extreme sports at their best. Come see BMXers from across the nation compete in this annual competition.
405/282-7433 www.lazye.com

Frigid Five Miler - Mitch Park
Come out and warm up your blood in the annual USATF certified and sanctioned 5-mile course starting and finishing in Mitch Park in Edmond.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

March

Wrangler Timed Event Championship - Lazy E Arena
The Wrangler Timed Event Championship attracts the biggest names in the rodeo industry representing 44 World Champion titles, as well as fans from across the country. One of rodeo's most unique events with each contestant competing in all five grueling timed events: tie-down roping,steer roping, heading, heeling and steer wrestling.
405/282-7433 www.lazye.com

Monster Trucks - Lazy E Arena
The Lazy E Arena will become a battleground of crushing, smashing, racing, and high-in-the-sky wheelie action. Get ready for some dare-devilin’, heart-thumpin’, adrenaline-rushin’, monster truck action.
405/282-7433 www.lazye.com

April

Spring Garden and Produce Market - Festival Market Place
Open Saturdays only mid April through May. This market features plenty of spring produce, flower and vegetable bedding plants, local honey, eggs, lamb & Black Angus beef, yard and garden decorations, fresh breads, pies and pastries, Oklahoma-made products.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

May

Downtown Edmond Arts Festival - Broadway north of 2nd St.
Stroll through historic downtown Edmond into a land of art. Held the first weekend of May, this juried arts festival brings in gifted artists from near and far to transform the street into a beautiful gallery. Delicious foods and great entertainment are bound to please the senses as well.
405/249-9391 www.downtownedmondok.com

Edmond Blues & Jazz Festival - Stephenson Park
Are you singing the Blues? Come prepared to indulge in the finest J&B music in Edmond's Stephenson Park. Nestled in the trees, you'll also find many local vendors work on display and food for purchase.
405/341-3211 www.edmondjazzandblues.org

Rhythym, Q's, & Blues - Hafer Park
Love the taste of smoke? Then you're sure to love this official Kansas City Bar-B-Q Society cook-off event. These Cooks take their "Q" seriously and the competition is extreme. Bring your family and friends and come on out for a day of music, "Q", and all around family fun this Memorial Day Weekend.
405/340-4481 www.edmondfinearts.com

June

Edmond Farmers Market - Festival Market Place
Come to a colorful event enjoyed by locals, farmers and visitors alike. Enjoy herbs and produce picked fresh from the garden. Every Wednesday & Saturday, 8am - 1pm from June through fall.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

Concerts in the Park - Hafer Park
Whether your favorite is western, rock-n-roll, or the blues, we have the concert for you! So pack your picnic basket and come jam to live concerts each Thursday evening from June through August.We guarantee you'll dance and sing the night away!
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

Kids All-American Fishing Derby - Arcadia Lake
Kids don't get hooked into doing just any ole thing, come to Lake Arcadia for a reel good time! It's no fish story when we say you'll have a mighty good time.
405/216-7470 www.arcadialakeok.com

Endeavor Games for Athletes with Physical Disabilities - UCO
These games provide athletes with physical disabilities an opportunity to display their talents in a proper and competitive setting, against athletes with similar disabilities. Participation in the Games has more than doubled since inception and is quickly gaining Olympic, national, and international attention.
405/974-3160 www.ucoendeavorgames.com

Summerstock Productions - Mitchell Hall Theater
Each summer, veteran theatre performers, stagecraft professionals, and students of all ages work together to mount high-quality productions to young and old alike. The casual atmosphere and affordable ticket prices encourage involvement in the arts for individuals and families.
405/249-7477 www.summerstockok.com

LibertyFest Taste of Edmond - Festival Market Place
You'll want to relish all the wonderful flavors of Edmond! Kick off LibertyFest by bringing your appetite and zest for delicious foods! Edmond's finest eateries will be setting the downtown streets afire serving up dishes that will please even the pickiest eater.
405/340-2527 www.libertyfest.org

July

LibertyFest, Edmond 4th of July Festival - Various venues
Edmond wants you . . . to Experience LibertyFest!! Don't forget your lawn chairs or tennis shoes! Come prepared to celebrate America's birthday BIG with Edmond's LibertyFest. Activities for the whole family scattered over a 10 day period include LibertyFest's Car Show, Pageant, Concert, Rodeo, Kite Festival, Road Rally, Chalk Fest, and Oklahoma's biggest darn 4th of July Parade. Don't head home until after LibertyFest's fireworks finale at U.C.O. because it's the perfect ending to a star spangled day!
405/340-2527 www.libertyfest.org

August

Beat the Heat Invitational - Edmond Soccer Club
Each August many out-of-town soccer teams come to Edmond during two weekends. One weekend is for the girls' competition and one weekend is for boys' competition.
405/348-2255 www.edmondsoccer.com

Cardboard Boat Regatta - Arcadia Lake
Held at Arcadia Lake, this competition is fierce for individuals and teams whose boats must be made from cardboard.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

September

Broadway Tonight Series - Mitchell Hall Theater
The University of Central Oklahoma's Broadway Tonight brings Broadway to Oklahoma. UCO and Broadway Tonight are committed to bringing the finest in theatrical programming year after year. Each fall, 3 different productions are usually held in the fall as well as 3 more in the spring. All of the Broadway tours are first-class Broadway shows and concerts.
405/974-3375 www.uco.edu/cfad

Rt. 66 Classic Car Show - Hafer Park
Rev up your engines and head to the classiest antique car show in Oklahoma! Don't let anything drive you away from seeing these Classics in the Park! So hit the road and cruise to Edmond. We'll keep the engines running!
405/341-3554 www.edmondfamilycounseling.org

Boys Ranch Town Rodeo - I-35 and 33rd St.
405/341-3606 www.obhc.org

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife - Wildlife Expo - Lazy E Arena
This event is a free hands-on interactive expo of exhibits, seminars, clinics, workshops, and demonstrations centering on wildlife and other outdoor life activities.
405/522-6279 www.wildlifedepartment.com

Krazy Kids Dog Show and Expo
This event is for ages 4-12. Categories include best trick, best coat, best behaved, best look alike, best of show, large dog class & small dog class.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

October

Fall Garden and Produce Market - Festival Market Place
This market features pumpkins, apples, squash, sweet potatoes, peanuts & pecans, gourds, peppers and chilis, fresh cut flowers and bedding plants, local honey, eggs, lamb & Black Angus beef, yard and garden decorations, fresh breads, pies and pastries, Oklahoma-made products. Saturdays 9am-1pm.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

StoryBook Forest -Arcadia Lake, Spring Creek Park
Kids and their parents are invited to walk through the not-so-scary Storybook Forest to collect candy. There is a nominal fee for kids and parents are FREE. A hayride takes you back to the start where you can roast marshmallows or warm up with some hot chocolate!
405/216-7470 www.arcadialakeok.com

UCO Homecoming - University of Central Oklahoma
It's not just football! Homecoming activities take up the entire weekend with reunions, a golf tournament, awards dinner, parade, tailgate party, and more.
405/974-2000 www.uco.edu

Trick or Treat on the Street - Downtown Edmond
Every Halloween the merchants of downtown dress up, and at their own expense, give out candy to the little goblins. This is truly a community event, with The City of Edmond, Edmond Police and Fire Departments, Edmond Electric and many nonprofit organizations participating.
405/249-9391 www.downtownedmondok.com

November

Turkey Shoot-Out Tournament - Edmond Soccer Club
Every year, one weekend in November many out-of-town teams come to Edmond to see who the best soccer team in this region is.
405/348-2255 www.edmondsoccer.com

Clem McSpadden National Finals Steer Roping - Lazy E Arena
This event features the top 15 steer ropers in the world who have qualified after competing all season.
405/282-7433 www.lazye.com

Express Ice Skating Rink - Festival Market Place
Late November marks the start of Edmond's outdoor skating rink's season and the season last through early January. It also offers free parking, food concessions, a pavilion shelter for spectators, indoor restrooms and WiFi. Come join the fun!
405/274-1638 www.expressice.com

December

Dickens of a Christmas - Downtown Edmond
Shop Edmond for terrific Holiday Shopping. Experience the wonder of the season as you step back in time with free trolley rides, historic tours, food vendors, and musical entertainment. The celebration begins with the Mayor's Tree Lighting and continues each weekend until Christmas.
405/249-9391 www.downtownedmondok.com

The Mayor's Tree Lighting - Shannon Miller Park
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Help Edmond kick off the holiday season by supporting our major as he brings "light" to our live Christmas tree.
405/359-4630 www.edmondok.com

Edmond Electric Parade of Lights - Downtown Edmond
Co-sponsored by The Downtown Edmond Business Association, don't miss this parade of floats that are brightly lighted. Parade starts immediately following the Mayor's Tree Lighting. Downtown Streets begin closing at 5pm.
405/216-7671

UCO's WinterGlow - University of Central Oklahoma
Ho! Ho! Ho! will be heard loud and clear as the University of Central Oklahoma bring the community a Festive Holiday Evening including Santa’s Workshop, various children’s activities, photos with Santa, Christmas lights and refreshments. Enjoy the University’s Holiday Lights throughout the campus as well.
405/974-2000 www.uco.edu

Living Christmas Pageant - Boys Ranch Town, east of I-35 on 33rd
Witness Christ's life! Don't miss this live dramatization as actors and live animals reenact the days of Jesus. This special event is guaranteed to enhance your holiday spirit. An audio player is provided to narrate the drive-through pageant.
405/341-3606 www.obhc.org

 



 
 
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Office Location: 1030 S. Bryant
Mailing: PO Box 2970, Edmond, OK 73083
Phone: (405) 341-4344 .. Fax: (405) 216-7783
email: visitorinfo@visitedmondok.com

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