Festival City: Summer Events in Norman

Once OU commencement weekend passes, residents in Norman take a collective deep breath. Traffic lessens a bit and you can actually get a table during lunch (or a parking spot) on Campus Corner. For the residents in Norman and the college students that hang around during the summer months, we still have lots of fun events and activities to keep you entertained! 

For a complete calendar of events, exhibits, and other happenings, please check with our friends at VisitNorman.com or download their app. 

Saturday, May 20th: Show your support for Lindsey Street businesses during the first #LoveLindsey event. Participating businesses will offer specials & will be donating a percentage of sales to local animal rescue and welfare organizations. More info here →

Saturday, May 20th: The 4th annual Bands & BBQ Summer Block Party will be held on Campus Corner, benefiting Norman Addiction Information & Counseling and featuring some of Norman's favorite local musicians including Mike Hosty, the Patron 'Aints, and Melodic Monks. More info here →

Sunday, May 21st: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring Jabee. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Friday, June 2nd: Join the Norman Parks & Recreation Department & Republic Bank for their SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES featuring "Cars" at Lion's Park. More details here → 

Sunday, June 4th: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring Terry "Buffalo" Ware & the Shambles. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Friday, June 9th: Join the Norman Parks & Recreation Department & Republic Bank for their SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES featuring "Sing" at Lion's Park. More details here → 

Friday, June 9th: Second Friday Artwalk in Downtown Norman. More details here →

Saturday, June 10th: Legacy Fest Car & Show on Campus benefiting the Thunderbird Clubhouse, hosted by the Norman Legacy Rotary Club & Fowler Automotive. More info here →

Sunday, June 18th: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring The Railsplitters. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Thursday, June 15th-Saturday, June 17th: Don't miss the 34th Annual JAZZ IN JUNE held in Brookhaven Village and Andrews Park. For musicians, there will also be Jazz Clinics held at the Norman Public Library's west branch. See the full schedule here →  

Friday, June 23rd: Join the Norman Parks & Recreation Department & Republic Bank for their SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES featuring "Rogue One" at Lion's Park. More details here → 

Sunday, June 25th: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring John Calvin Abney. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Tuesday, July 4th: Celebrate Independence Day with the Norman Parks & Recreation Department featuring live music, family fun, and Norman's best fireworks show at Reeves Park. 

Thursday, July 6th-Saturday, July 8th: Campus Corner Summer Sizzle Sidewalk Sale. More info here →

Saturday, July 8th: Join the Bicycle League of Norman for the 22nd annual NORMAN CONQUEST benefiting the J.D. McCarty Center and Camp ClapHans. More info here →

Sunday, July 9th: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring The Crane Wives. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Friday, July 14th: Join the Norman Parks & Recreation Department & Republic Bank for their SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES featuring "Moana" at Lion's Park. More details here → 

Friday, July 14th: Second Friday Artwalk in Downtown Norman. More details here →

Sunday, July 16th: Join the Eastside Business Association for their All on Alameda National Ice Cream Day in the Alameda Square shopping center. More details here 

Sunday, July 23rd: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring The Cave Singers. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Sunday, August 6: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring Boyd Street Brass. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Friday, August 11th: Second Friday Artwalk in Downtown Norman. More details here →

Saturday, August 19th: The second annual NORMAN PORCH FEST in the Historic Miller District featuring approximately 30 acts on 10 porches. More details here →

Sunday, August 20th: SUMMER BREEZE concert series featuring John Fullbright. Held at Lion's Park in central Norman, this event is a local favorite. See the full schedule here →  

Every Saturday morning from April to October: Visit the Norman Farm Market at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds. More details here → 

 

Also, make sure to check out the Norman Parks & Recreation Department's summer camps and activities and the Pioneer Library System's event page--lots of fun for all ages! Have a fun & safe summer! We'll update you again for the fall season!