Gathering Place is grilling-up a new barbeque tradition in Tulsa! Riverside Rib Festival is a day of cooking, chilling and chowing down with some of the best food vendors around! But we’re bringing more than just ribs! Local vendors will be serving up and selling their unique spin on BBQ inspired dishes and small plates. Try one or try all and be sure to cast a vote for your favorite to win the inaugural Riverside Rib Festival People’s Choice award. With live music, local brew and mouth-watering barbeque, there’s something for everyone at Riverside Rib Festival!
Calling all All-Stars! It’s time to lace up your sneakers, grab your jerseys and bring your A-game to Gathering Place! The inaugural Tulsa 3 on 3 basketball tournament presented by Hardesty Family Foundation is making a swish this September at the state-of-the-art Sport Courts at Gathering Place. This double elimination tournament will crown champions with enough bragging rights to last the entire year. If you love basketball, or know anyone who does, you don’t want to miss this event.
Calling all food truck fanatics: Gathering Place is hosting the top food trucks in the region for a one-day festival feast! Trucktober is a culinary explosion of any and every type of food prepared on wheels. Venture from truck to truck and taste unique cuisines locally prepared with international flare. Bring an appetite to try some of the most popular and unique food trucks of all time, all in one location. Roll in to Gathering Place for one of the largest food truck events in the country – Trucktober!
Tulsa in Harmony is a congregation of community choirs, lending their voices in one accord. They sing of their hopes and their faith and aspirations of a more unified community and a more unified Tulsa. This is an inspirational night of music and dance where local and nationally acclaimed Gospel singers gather together in one place to share their love of music and gift of harmony at Gathering Place.
No tricks, just treats! Gathering Place is casting a spell for all not-so-scary ghosts and ghouls to make their way to the park for sweets and treats. Meet us on Spooky Street for a kid-friendly, family event where free candy stations will be a real scream. With fun games, costume contests, live entertainment and so much more, this all hallows celebration will be a monster mash of memories!
Get wined and dined at the first annual Tulsa Beer & Wine Festival at Gathering Place. Stroll through landscape gardens and treat your taste buds to exquisite food pairings with local and national craft beers and exotic wines. Glean useful culinary tips from Master Chefs and expert Wine Vintners. Enjoy food sampling from favorite local restaurants and serenades of string musicians and nonstop live entertainment. Tulsa Beer & Wine Festival will be top of the list of not to be missed annual events! Tickets for tasting will be available for purchase.
Oklahoma is home to 39 Native American Tribes. To honor and celebrate the Native American culture, Gathering Place is hosting a Native Food and Art Market Festival. From art, music, food and fashion, this soon to be regionally renowned festival will provide a rare opportunity to meet Native artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and heritage.
Gathering Place will once again transform into a Winter Wonderland, spreading holiday cheer with special performances and carolers, a holiday market, festive food, holiday drinks, a train for kids and of course thousands of twinkling lights turning the five-acre Adventure Playground into a festive holiday village! Don’t forget to capture a holiday family photo with Santa Claus by the fireplace! Create holiday traditions and memories for the whole family at Winter Wonderland at Gathering Place.