10 Great Ways to Celebrate Spring in Tulsa: The temperatures in Oklahoma are starting to warm up and be more dependable. Everyone wants to get outside and enjoy the weather. If you’re looking for some of the best ways to celebrate spring in the Tulsa metro area, check out these fun ways to get more active and stay outside:
Get to the Farmers’ Market
The spring season for local produce kicks off on April 7. Many of the local markets host special opening days where you’ll find fresh vegetables and fruits that are grown locally to have the best flavors. Put it on your Saturday list so you don’t forget.
Visit the Tulsa Botanic Garden
Spring flowers in Tulsa are absolutely gorgeous as they come into bloom. The Tulsa Botanic Blooms! Festival from March 21 through April 22 is a wonderful place to see thousands of flowers expertly planted and arranged for maximum effect.
Go Hiking at Oxley Nature Center
Spring is a great time to enjoy the outdoors in Oklahoma. Oxley Nature Center is a great park to find wildlife, interactive exhibits and miles of trails to explore. Get out in nature now before it heats up and you just don’t want to be outside.
Drop a Hook in the Water
Tulsa has about 15 urban ponds with fishing areas. Crappies are very active in the spring months, so you should expect to catch something when you go out. Don’t forget to check out some of the local lakes around Tulsa if you want more of a challenge.
Look at a Tulsa Calendar for Weekend Events
April is chock full of special events, like the Hip Hop 918: Kickin’ It Oldschool at Guthrie Green on April 7. Harper’s Hut is hosting its 3rd annual car show, the Harper’s Hut Classic on April 14 at the Case Community Center. You’ll find lots of spring events in the metro that are affordable and fun for the whole family when explore a city calendar.
Start Your Own Garden
Get some starter plants and put them out in your flower beds or start a container garden on your patio. Digging in the dirt is thought to be very therapeutic and relaxing. When you’re finished, clean up and find a sno cone truck for a special treat.
Take a Day Trip to Muskogee
Honor Heights Park is home to the Azalea Festival. During the entire month of April, the 40-acre park is decorated with over 625 varieties of azaleas, provided nature cooperated. Things are looking good this year for some beautiful blooms. The dogwoods and wisteria should also be in bloom, making this a floral wonderland. Muskogee is just about an hour’s drive from Tulsa, so you’ll have plenty of time to visit the park, enjoy dinner at the Amish Country Store & Restaurant and make a stop at the Five Civilized Tribes Museum.
Plan a Party with Shaved Ice
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, graduation or just the end of school, shaved ice makes parties more fun. Get a snow cone rental for the easiest solution or choose the Ice Chest, a cooler filled with shaved ice and three flavors for the yummiest snow cones around. Better yet, plan a movie and sno cone event. We bring a 12-foot blow up screen, professional sound system and video projector along with our gourmet snow cones. Plan a shaved ice party.