The month of June is by far one of the busiest and most exciting in OKC. If you're here in June, you've picked a great time to visit. Below is a quick rundown of the highlights:
NCAA Women's College World Series: The best in collegiate softball will compete at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium to determine the NCAA National Champion.
Why should you attend? If you're in town tonight, you're just in time to see Game 2 of the best-of-3 Championship Series. If the Oklahoma Sooners win tonight, they'll take the championship. But if Tennessee wins, they'll force a Game 3 on Wednesday. If you need more inspiration than that, read our previous post.
deadCENTER Film Festival: Did you know Oklahoma City is home to one of the "Top 20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World?" In its 13th year, deadCenter Film Festival will feature 115 different films over 4 days.
Why should you attend? It's a great chance to see exciting new short films, insightful documentaries, hilarious comedies, scary monster movies, and the best independent films from around the world and all over Oklahoma. Plus, you might just see a movie star or two.
Prix de West: One of the most prestigious invitational Western art exhibits, Prix de West features the best in contemporary Western paintings and sculptures.
Why should you attend? Come for the art, but stay for the art. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum already houses one of the finest collections of Western art in the world. So while you're there to peruse the phenomenal Prix de West exhibit, be sure to check out the other galleries, exhibits, hands-on activities for the kids and more.
Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival: OKC will be at the center of Native American art and culture for three exciting days as more than 1,200 American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage.
Why should you attend? For starters, who doesn't love a parade? The festival begins on Friday morning with a parade through the streets of downtown Oklahoma City. More than 100 tribes, in full tribal regalia, make the Red Earth Parade one of America's most unique. Then there's the dancing, the art, and don't forget the food.
Of course, this is just a sample of some of the great events happening in OKC this June. For a full list of the top events this month, visit our June in OKC page. And for a full calendar of events, be sure to visit our events page.