SEPT • Oklahoma Regatta Festival

SEPTEMBER 28-30 • Oklahoma River

The 2018 Oklahoma Regatta Festival will take place Sept. 28-30 in the Boathouse District, downtown on the Oklahoma River. The three-day celebration of rowing, kayaking, dragon boating, whitewater rafting and family fun includes the Oklahoma City University Head of the Oklahoma race, OGE NightSprints, and a family festival featuring food trucks, beer gardens, a front row seat for all the racing – and RIVERSPORT Adventures!

This year will also bring special appearances from favorite comic superheroes like Captain America & Wonder Woman and the real superheroes of Oklahoma City – our firefighters, police and other first responders. These local heroes will bring their vehicles for an up close “meet and greet” your child will never forget. Learn more about Superhero Weekend.

The annual OCU Head of the Oklahoma includes 2.5 mile head racing during the day featuring teams from across the country competing in collegiate, masters, and junior rowing as well as kayak and dragon boat racing.

During the Oklahoma Regatta Festival, the 500-meter OGE NightSprints are held on the river after the sun goes down, creating an electrifying atmosphere for competitors and spectators alike.

Spectators are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy racing on the Oklahoma River, then check out the action at RIVERSPORT Rapids and Adventures.

Event Schedule


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