March Events You Must-See in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City is the place to be this March. Whether you’re interested in outdoor concerts, art festivals or an all-new exhibition at the famous OKC Zoo, you’ll find that spring is one of the best times of year to be in the city. The following are three events happening around OKC this month that you won’t want to miss.

Art Outside: Visit Terra

March is the last month of the year to enjoy the Visit Terra event at Oklahoma Contemporary’s Campbell Art Park. The park is located at NW 11th and Broadway in OKC, and is featuring massive pieces of art made from repurposed rope. The artwork, known as Visit Terra, is made of 1.4 million feet of reused lobster-fishing rope that has been colored with roughly 100 gallons of terra-cotta colored paint. The artwork is certainly a sight to see, and the massive winter-long event ends on April 1.

Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship

The Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship will take place right here in Oklahoma City this year. The games will be held at Chesapeake Energy Arena from March 4th through March 7th. Buy your tickets online at Ticketmaster.com and join the hoards of fans supporting the country’s best female college basketball players.

Sea Lion Presentations at the OKC Zoo

March signals the start of all new seasonal events at the Oklahoma City Zoo. Starting March 1th, visitors will be able to visit the must-see sea lion presentations. California sea lions will be splashing throughout their habitats, and visitors can see educational and exciting presentations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., nearly every day of the week. An additional sea lion presentation will be held at 2 p.m., on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The price to see the presentation is just $4 per person in addition to zoo admission.

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March is one of the best times of year to purchase a new or used RV from Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma City. Stop in and see us to view our huge selection of deeply discounted RVs today.

February Events in OKC

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If you need to get out of the house no matter what the weather, stop by our showroom to walk through the many RV floor plans we have so that you can start planning your spring and summer RV trips. After you pick out the perfect RV, celebrate by attending some of the Oklahoma City events.

Harlem Globetrotters in Oklahoma City

On February 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., be sure to be at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 West Reno, Oklahoma City to see the Harlem Globetrotters. Even if you’re not a basketball fan, you’ll love watching these talented players, and so will your kids. Tickets range from $19 to $115. Visit Ticketmaster.com for tickets and seats.

Monster Jam in Oklahoma City

Head over to the Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 West Reno in Oklahoma City on February 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. for the Monster Jam. Enjoy an afternoon of monster trucks mudding and jumping. Admission is $20 to $25 and tickets are available at Ticket Master.

Repticon Oklahoma City Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

On February 27 and 28, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. on Sunday), visit the OK State Fairgrounds, 3100 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City for the Repticon show. Browse through vendors offering supplies, cages, feeders, merchandise and reptile pets. Enjoy live animal seminars and win a free raffle. VIP entry is at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children aged 5 to 12 years and children under 5 are free. For more information and ticket information visit repticon.com/oklahomacity.html.

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Stop by Leisure Time RV to walk through the many RV floor plans we have in stock so that you can find the perfect RV for your family’s trips or to go hunting and fishing. For ideas, stop by our website to check prices on various models, whether fifth wheels, travel trailers, motorized RVs, and toy haulers.

Local Events this January

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If you are in the market for a new RV, you can stop by our showroom to walk through the floor plans, or, if you are planning for things to do in January, visit us at the OKC RV and Boat Show. Whether you want a fifth wheel, travel trailer or motorized RV, we have many floor plans for you to choose from including bunkhouse styles.

International Finals Rodeo

From January 15 through January 17, 2016, visit State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the International Finals Rodeo. You’ll have three days of rodeo action while participants compete for the World Champion in eight events. One hour before the Sunday performance, children will be able to enter the arena for special activities and meet and greet with IFR contestants. For more information including hours and ticket prices, call (405) 948-6800 or visit ipra-rodeo.com/ifr/.

OKC RV and Boat Show

Browse through boats and RVs, including RVs from Leisure Time RV, from January 15 through January 17, 2016 at the Cox Convention Center in Exhibit Halls 1, 2 and 3, One Myriad Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Admission is $6 at the door or you can pick up a free coupon/ticket at any OKC major metro OnCue. For more information call (405) 787-0787 or visit okcrvandboatshow.com/.

Oklahoma City Home and Garden Show

From January 15 through January 17, 2016, visit the State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Boulevard, Oklahoma City, for the Oklahoma City Home and Garden Show. The show will be held in multiple buildings. Look at the newest features from top landscapers including blooming trees, flowers, fire features, water features, outdoor entertainment systems and outdoor kitchens. Admission is $12 for those 12 and over and free for those under 12 years of age. Save $2 by buying your tickets online. For more information visit oklahomacityhomeshow.com/OKCHGS/AtTheShow/15.aspx.

Visit Leisure Time RV

Stop by our booth at the OKC RV and Boat Show or visit our showroom to walk through the many floor plans available to help you choose a new RV. If you are not ready for a new RV, call our service department for an appointment for RV maintenance before you head out on your next trip.

Do Good: Donate to Your Local Goodwill Store

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RV travelers already live a somewhat minimalist lifestyle when they’re on the road, but that doesn’t mean travelers aren’t carrying around dozens or hundreds of items they don’t need. In fact, many travelers pick up new clothing items, souvenirs and travel items on their adventures, leaving old items unused and unwanted.

Donating to Goodwill is one of the best ways to get rid of old items while knowing that they won’t go to waste. Even more, your Goodwill donations can be used as tax deductions, so travelers can benefit in multiple ways.

What Is Goodwill?

Goodwill is a non-profit organization with the mission of enhancing the quality of life for people and their families across America and beyond. The company provides employment, trains and rehabilitates those with limited employability and helps those whose resources have been depleted for any reason.

Goodwill stores sell gently used clothing and household items in a retail setting, so shoppers can get incredible deals on name-brand items, and Americans can stay employed.

How to Donate

Donating to Goodwill is easy. The company provides a store locater on their webpage, so you can find the Goodwill donation center nearest you, whether you’re at home or traveling. The company has also spread donation bins across the country, but it’s important to give to the bins that have the Goodwill logo and contact information on them. Many other bins support for-profit organizations, making your donation less helpful to those in need.

Get a Tax Deduction

Donating to Goodwill doesn’t just make you feel good, it saves you money. Don’t forget to pick up your receipt from the donations attendant when you drop off your goods. This receipt can be used to claim a tax deduction at the end of the tax year.

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Living life on the road is one of the best ways to minimize your lifestyle. Stop in and see us at Leisure Time RVs in Oklahoma City to find the luxurious, reliable and affordable RV of your dreams.

Oklahoma Corn Mazes Everyone Should Visit This Fall

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It’s always sad to see the summer RV season pass, but fall brings a whole new array of treats and exciting activities to enjoy. One of the best parts of traveling throughout Oklahoma in fall is the variety of corn mazes for visitors to enjoy. Stop at these three must-visit mazes throughout the state to embrace the family-friendly fun this season has to offer.

Annabelle’s Fun Farm

Cruise over to Northeast Oklahoma and pay a visit to Annabelle’s Fun Farm in Welch, Okla. Annabelle’s Fun Farm is home to a giant corn maze that will keep you and your little ones occupied for hours. After weaving your way to the end, you can enjoy an array of other fall activities, including mining for gemstones, pumpkin picking, riding the mini train and more.

Orr Family Farm

The Orr Family Farm’s corn maze is only open to visitors in the fall months, which means now is the best time to go. The puzzle spans multiple acres and includes a mystery “Who Done It” game that visitors can play along the way. The maze’s theme changes every year, so you never know what the maze design will be until you arrive. The Orr Family Farm is located in Oklahoma City, and tickets can be purchased online.

Reding Farm

Reding Farm, in Chickasha, is home to the largest corn maze in all of Oklahoma. The maze opened on Sept. 25, and will be open until Nov. 1, providing non-stop entertainment for the families who visit. This year’s Oklahoma football-themed maze is guaranteed to throw visitors for a loop.

In addition to the corn maze, visitors can enjoy a hay ride, a ride on the Cow Train, wandering through the pumpkin patch or shopping for fresh fall produce grown on site.

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There’s no better way to travel throughout Oklahoma than in the comfort of your own RV. Stop and see us in Oklahoma City to shop our huge selection of new and used RVs for unbelievable prices.

Summer Fun in July

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Summer is the best time of year in Oklahoma, and that’s because there are so many awesome festivals and events happening throughout the state. Fire up your RV and cruise to the Sooner State for these must-visit July events that are guaranteed to spice up your summer.

LibertyFest — Edmond

Here in Oklahoma, we don’t think the fun of the Fourth of July should last just one day. The town of Edmond’s LibertyFest has been rated one of the top 10 July 4th festivals in the country, and it’s a party you don’t want to miss. Concerts, a road rally, kite festival, car show, food vendors, an elaborate parade, fireworks and tons of other entertainment are on hand for the entire family. The festival will take place from June 25, through July 4, this year, so set your sites on Edmond for the duration of the event.

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival — Okemah

Cruise to Okemah, Okla., for the famed Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. The festival honors one of our country’s greatest folk musicians and songwriters with tons of music, poetry readings, kids’ activities and more throughout the star’s hometown. Enjoy a number of main stage performances at Crystal Theater, Pastures of Plenty and a variety of locations throughout downtown Okemah. Folk fans and music lovers won’t want to miss “Woody Fest.”

Valliant Watermelon Festival — Valliant

No fruit says summer like a juicy watermelon, and the Valliant Watermelon Festival is one of the best places to embrace the heart of the season. This July 24 and 25, head to the annual Watermelon Festival for a family-friendly parade, concerts, tons of watermelon eats, a seed spitting contest and plenty of other watermelon-related events.

Start Your Summer With Us

There’s no better way to travel to all of your favorite summer events than in the comfort and convenience of a new RV. Stop in and see us at Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma City to shop our massive selection of deeply discounted RVs.

Summertime in OKC

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Whether you are from the area and decide to camp in local parks or you are visiting from out of state, you don’t have to sit in your RV while on vacation. Oklahoma City has plenty of summer events that you can attend. Have a special time even if you are camping just a few miles from home by adding a cruise, visiting the circus or doing any other OKC events while you are enjoying your RV.

Cocktail Cruise

Every Friday and Saturday through August 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m., Oklahoma River Cruises, 300 S.W. 7th Street, Oklahoma City, features a cocktail cruise. Admission is $30 per person. You’ll enjoy a complimentary snack mix and full cash bar on a 65-foot cruiser. While this is a cocktail cruise, all ages are welcome. Those under 21 years of age will not be allowed in the bar area. Featured themes include Big Band, Disco Luau and Western Waters. For more information all (405) 702-7755 or visit okrivercruises.com/.

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Presents “Legends”

Visit the Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave., Oklahoma City from June 25 through June 29, 2015 for the Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey “Legends.” Tickets range from $22 to $75. This all new show features legendary circus artists from around the world, the Unicorn, Woolly the Mammoth and Pegasus. See daring feats and thrills. For more information call (800) 745-3000 or visit chesapeakearena.com/events/detail/ringling-bros-barnum-bailey-legends-circus-oklahoma-city-2015-tickets. Tickets are on sale now.

Auto Alley Shop Hop

Every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Broadway Ave. between NW 4th and 10th Street, visit the historic Automobile Alley for kids’ activities, live music, street artists and performers, extended shopping hours at retailers and open house events at local shops. Admission is free. Participants include Coffee Slingers, Plenty Mercantile, Bow & Arrow Boutique, Side Street Glass, Kanon Gallery, Hillbilly’s Po Boys, Waters Edge Winery, The Factory, Kamps 1910, S&B’s Burger Joint, RED PrimeSteak, Urbane Home & Lifestyle and 822 Broadway Salon. For more information visit downtownokc.com/auto-alley-shop-hop.

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If you are local, stop by Leisure Time RV to pick up any accessories or parts you may need; and if you are visiting from out of town or out of state, stop by or give us a call if you need parts, accessories or service.

Flag Day Events in Oklahoma

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Sunday, June 14, is Flag Day, and there are tons of events happening throughout the state of Oklahoma to commemorate our country’s flag. Fire up your RV and cruise to some of these unbeatable Flag Day events around the Sooner State this weekend.

Flag Day Ceremony at the Military History Museum

Head to the Military History Museum in Broken Arrow, Okla., for the annual Flag Day ceremony on June 13. The museum will hold the ceremony at 3 p.m., and will be offering free museum admission to all who attend. The famed Doo Woppa Doos will be on-site playing sing-a-long songs and patriotic music, and the museum will offer tons of activities for kids and adults alike.

Flag Day Commemoration at the Confederate Cemetery of Ft. Washita

Flag Day will be celebrated a day early at the Confederate Cemetery of Ft. Washita. The event will start on June 13, at 11 a.m., so gather at the cemetery for a family-friendly picnic, activities and the dedication of an “Unknown Confederate Soldier” stone on the cemetery grounds. Visiting the Flag Day commemoration is a great way to show today’s soldiers and veterans that we appreciate them fighting in honor of our flag and our freedoms.

History Comes Alive River Cruise

If you’ll be in Oklahoma City for the Flag Day holiday, head down to Exchange Landing to hop aboard the History Comes Alive river cruise. The cruise is just $6 for adults, and it gives visitors a look into the colorful history of Oklahoma with lively costumed characters. Learn about our state’s vibrant history on a day that’s dedicated to our country’s symbolic flag.

Start Your Adventure at Leisure Time

Before you hit the road for your first adventure of the summer, stop by Leisure Time RV in Oklahoma City. Whether you’re in need of a new RV or simply some parts and camping supplies, we’re your one-stop Oklahoma camping stop.

Exciting Summer Events in Oklahoma City

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Summer is best spent in Oklahoma City. OKC is bustling with outdoor summer events that don’t end until the leaves begin to fall. Start planning your summer trip to Oklahoma City around some of these memorable festivals, activities and events.

Red Earth Festival

RV travelers don’t want to miss the 29th Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival on June 5,6 and 7. This award-winning festival will take place at the Cox Convention Center, featuring American Indian performers, artists, a juried art show and market, an elaborate parade and the famous Red Earth Fancy Dance Competition.

Frontier City Concert Series

The Frontier City theme park isn’t just for kids. It’s one of the best places to catch thrilling outdoor summer concerts. Huge names will be visiting Frontier City this summer, including Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, the Charlie Daniels Band, REO Speedwagon, TobyMac and a number of other world-renowned artists and bands. The Concert Series will continue through August, so log onto the Frontier City website to plan your visit.

FAA Summer Movie Series

Families love the Free Summer Movie Series in Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District. The series kicks off on June 5, with the showing of Big Hero Six, and continues every Friday evening through early September. The movies are projected on the side of the Chesapeake Finish Line Tower, and attendees are advised to bring their own blankets and chairs; although, concessions will be available for purchase. Movies start at 8:30, so don’t miss these fun, family-friendly events.

Start Your Summer at Leisure Time

Summer is just around the corner, and that means its time to get your RV in top condition for upcoming adventures. Bring your RV to us at Leisure Time RV, right here in Oklahoma City, and our certified RV technicians will make sure you’re ready for another season on the road.

Enter to Win Season Passes to Frontier City!

Leisure Time RV wants you to be adventurous this summer, and that’s why we’re running our “Put Some Adventure Into Your Summer” contest. The lucky winners of our Facebook contest will take home a four pack of season passes to the White Water Bay and Frontier City theme parks in Oklahoma City.

Entering Is Easy

Our summer adventure contest is so easy to enter, there’s no reason not to do it. Simply log onto our Leisure Time RV Facebook page and click on the “Win Season Passes to Frontier City” banner. The banner will redirect you to a simple entry form asking for your full name, phone number and email address. Submit the form, and you’ll be entered to win the tickets.

Contest Details

The winner of the contest will be presented with two adult and two child season passes to White Water bay and Frontier City for the summer of 2015. The prizes may not be redeemed for cash value and must be picked up within 24 hours of the announcement of the winner. The winner will be announced on June 1, 2015, and the prize must be picked up in person at Leisure Time RV at 4901 S. Anderson Rd.

Start Your Summer with Us

You don’t have to be the lucky winner of our Facebook contest to enjoy your most adventurous summer yet. Here at Leisure Time RV, we have a huge selection of new and used RVs for the best prices in the industry. When you start your RV lifestyle, you’re starting a life of adventure.

If you’re not sure you’re ready for the RV lifestyle, there’s no better way to find out than by renting and RV for your summer vacation. We offer a number of rental Class A and Class C motorhomes for unbelievably low rental rates, so you can enjoy a stress-free, affordable and outrageously fun summer getaway.