Feed the Ducks & Geese at Jo Allyn Lowe Park on Price Road (2500 Locust Ave.)  In springtime you can sometimes watch young goslings with their parents.  The birds enjoy bread crumbs & birdseed.  

Nature Walks on the Pathfinder Parkway.  An 11-mile scenic trail for hiking, running, and bicycling.  Also a great place to watch birds, deer, etc.  Entrances at four city parks:  Jo Allyn Lowe (2500 Locust Ave.), Johnstone (200 SE Cherokee), Sooner (420 Madison Ave), and Robinwood (2725 E Beck).

Visit Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve.  Museum houses western and world-wide art, relics, and exhibits, Native American Heritage Center, open-air wildlife preserve and petting zoo.  Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day, 10-5.  Winter Months: Tuesday-Sunday 10-5.  Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, children under 12 free.  For information call: 336-0307

Visit Tom Mix Museum, 721 N. Delaware, Dewey, OK.  (918) 534-1555.  Call ahead for hours and schedule of Tom Mix movies.

Kiddie Park: Rides & games specifically for young children.  Summer only.    Hours: 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


  • Sooner Pool--420 Madison Blvd
  • Frontier Pool--312 S Virginia

Kidsfest at Woolaroc.  June.  Entertainment, events, crafts, games, wagon rides and more.  For information call 336-0307

Indian Summer Festival at Bartlesville Community Center.  September.  Inter-tribal pow-wows, children's games, demonstrations, food, and more. Call 918-331-0934 for details.

Fantasyland of Lights at Johnstone Park.  November/December .  6 to 10 p.m.  The park is decorated with dozens of lighted sculptures, for a magical drive-through experience. 

Parks with playgrounds

  • Sooner Park--420 Madison Avenue
  • Johnstone Park--200 SE Cherokee

Library Storytime:

  • Wednesday & Thursday Mornings
  • 10 a.m. for Babies & Toddlers
  • 11 a.m. for Preschoolers
  • Thursdays at 1:00 for All Ages

Bartlesville Public Library's Summer Reading Program.  Events, Activities, & Games for all ages.  June-July.  (918) 338-4170.

Search by month at Bartlesville.com

Festivals and Fairs: links from Bartlesville.com

Sunfest Arts & Entertainment Festival. May/June  Arts & crafts booths, live music, storytelling, games & activities for kids, food vendors, car show, train rides.  

Mutual Girls Club Summer Camp.  321 SW Penn.  For girls entering 2nd grade and up.  Call 336-9151 for details.

Westside Community Center Summer Youth Program
501 SW Bucy, 336-6760

Wesleyan Summer Camp.
7:30 to 5:30 May through Aug. Provides care for children K-8th grade. Call for information 1-918-333-8630.

Boys and Girls Club
401 SW Seminole, 918-336-3636

YMCA Summer Camp
101 NE Osage.  For students in kindergarten through age 12.  Call 918-336-0713 for details.

Salvation Army Summer Program
Ffor kids k-8th grade from 7:30am - 6:00 pm and After School Program from 3:00pm-6:30pm. Safe Christian environment to have fun and learn. 918-336-6454.

Children's Musical Theatre of Bartlesville: Auditions in March/April for full musical productions in July. For students in grades 2-10

If you are a NON-PROFIT organization, provide activities for kids or teens, and would like to be listed, please email the webmaster at bpl@bartlesville.lib.ok.us

Also check our Bartlesville Information page and the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce Website.