IF YOU GO
Oklahoma Regatta Festival
The Oklahoma Regatta Festival is a four-day celebration from Thursday through Sunday that will include rowing, kayaking, dragon boating, stand-up paddle boarding and family fun on the Oklahoma River.
The festival begins at 6 p.m. Thursday with OGE NightSprints and the 7 p.m. “Paddle for the Cure,” the dragon boat competition benefiting Susan G. Komen of Central and Western Oklahoma. The Spanish Cove team will be on the water between 6 and 8 p.m. Thursday. At 9:45 p.m. Thursday is a fireworks display. The OGE NightSprints also takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday.
Festival hours are from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. The Oklahoma City University Head of the Oklahoma regatta will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday.
Activities center around the Boathouse District at 725 S Lincoln Blvd.
For information about the festival, go online to oklahomariverevents.org. For information about Spanish Cove Retirement Village, go online to spanishcove.com or call 354-5906.