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Apr26
Apr 26 - Apr 26, 2015

Extreme Racing

Extreme Racing Day 2015 will take place Sunday, April 26 with the first…more
Apr26
Apr 21 - Apr 26, 2015

Festival of the Arts 2015

Festival of The Arts Since 1967, the Festival of the Arts has been…more
Apr26
Apr 26 - Apr 26, 2015

OKC Dodgers vs.Omaha

Come see the OKC Dodgers in action against Omaha!more
Apr26
Apr 26 - Apr 26, 2015

OKC Memorial Marathon

Voted one of the 12 ‘must-run’ marathons in the world by…more
Apr26
Oct 20 - Oct 01, 2015

Orly Genger "Terra"

It was Oklahoma's wide open spaces and famous red dirt that inspired New…more
Apr27
Apr 27 - Apr 27, 2015

OKC Dodgers vs.Omaha

Come see the OKC Dodgers in action against Omaha!more
Apr28
Apr 28 - Apr 28, 2015

OKC Dodgers vs.Omaha

Come see the OKC Dodgers in action against Omaha!more
May01
Beginning Apr 04

Paseo Arts District…

The Paseo Arts District First Friday Gallery Walk is held on the first…more
May04
May 04 - May 04, 2015

OKC Dodgers vs. New…

Come See the OKC Dodgers in action against New Orleans!more
May07
Apr 02 - Jul 02, 2015

Western Avenue - On The…

On The Lawn is Western Avenue’s “whole family happy…more
May08
Beginning Jan 10

LIVE on the Plaza

LIVE on the Plaza is the Plaza District's second Friday artwalk. Each…more
May09
May 09 - May 09, 2015

OKC Energy FC vs. Los…

Watch Oklahoma City's USL Pro soccer team take on the Los Angeles Galaxy…more
May16
May 16 - May 16, 2015

5th Annual Oklahoma…

Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival is a beer tasting event that focuses on craft…more
May16
May 16 - May 16, 2015

Oklahoma City Dodgers…

Oklahoma City Dodgers vs. Iowa Cubs Baseball Giveaway Night! The first…more
May17
May 17 - May 17, 2015

Oklahoma City Dodgers…

Oklahoma City Dodgers vs. Iowa Cubs Experience Chaparral Energy Family…more
May18
May 18 - May 18, 2015

OKC Dodgers vs. Iowa

Come See the OKC Dodgers in action against Iowa!more
May19
May 19 - May 19, 2015

OKC Dodgers vs. Iowa

Come See the OKC Dodgers in action against Iowa!more
May21
Beginning Apr 17

Auto Alley Shop Hop

On the Third Thursday of every month, cruise historic Automobile Alley for…more
May23
May 23 - May 24, 2015

25th Annual Chuck Wagon…

Two days of mouth-watering campfire cooked foods, children’s…more
May23
May 23 - May 25, 2015

Paseo Arts Festival

When: May 23, 2015 10:00 am – May 25, 2015 5:00 pm Location:…more

 

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OKC Facts and Trivia

We bet you didn't know that the first yield sign was installed right here in Oklahoma in 1950. Or that Johnny Bench, Ralph Ellison and Sam Bradford were all born in Oklahoma City.

Here are more fun facts about Oklahoma City and the state of Oklahoma:

  • Oklahoma City is the largest city in the State of Oklahoma, with a metro population of more than 1.2 million
  • Oklahoma City was settled by the historic Land Run of April 22, 1889. The city's population grew to more than 10,000 in a single day.
  • I-35, I-40 and I-44 all converge in Oklahoma City. The metropolitan area has 130+ miles of federal interstate and state highways.
  • Oklahoma City averages more than 300 days of sunshine per year
  • The world's first installed parking meter was in Oklahoma City, on July 16, 1935.
  • The first shopping cart was invented and used in Oklahoma City at Standard Food Markets in 1937.
  • The state capitol building at 23rd and Lincoln is the only capitol in the nation with a working oil well on its grounds.
  • Oklahoma means "Land of the Red People" in the Choctaw Language.
  • Oklahoma was admitted to the Union on November 16, 1907 as the 46th state
  • Oklahoma City is equidistant from Los Angeles and New York, and within 500 miles of 71 million people
  • Oklahoma's state motto is Labor Omnia Vincit - Labor Conquers All Things

Oklahoma City's Native Sons and Daughters

  • Johnny Bench - Baseball player
  • Sam Bradford - NFL athlete
  • Charlie Christian - Jazz musician
  • Wayne Coyne - Lead singer of The Flaming Lips
  • Ralph Ellison - Author
  • Blake Griffin - NBA athlete
  • Mat Hoffman - BMX athlete
  • James Marsden - Actor
  • Bobby Mercer - Baseball player
  • Megan Mullaly - Actress
  • Wes Welker - NFL athlete

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