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Dec21
Dec 20 - Jan 04, 2015

Chesapeake Snow Tubing

Cruise down one of the country's largest manmade snow tubing slopes at…more
Dec21
Nov 14 - Feb 01, 2015

Devon Ice Rink

The Devon Ice Rink returns for its 4th season in the Myriad Botanical…more
Dec21
Nov 14 - Feb 01, 2015

Downtown in December

Downtown in December presented by Devon, is a series of holiday events…more
Dec21
Nov 28 - Dec 28, 2014

Free Water Taxi Rides

All aboard for an adventure cruise on a Bricktown Water Taxi! On…more
Dec21
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2014

Holiday Pop-Up Shops

The Holiday Pop-Up Shops are returning to Midtown in Downtown Oklahoma…more
Dec21
Dec 21 - Dec 21, 2014

OKC Barons vs. Rockford…

The Oklahoma City Barons host the Rockford IceHogs, the AHL affiliate of…more
Dec21
Dec 13 - Dec 22, 2014

Oklahoma City Ballet's…

This December, Oklahoma City Ballet proudly presents Devon Energy…more
Dec21
Dec 21 - Dec 21, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the New Orleans Pelicans.more
Dec21
Oct 20 - Oct 01, 2015

Orly Genger "Terra"

It was Oklahoma's wide open spaces and famous red dirt that inspired New…more
Dec21
Nov 29 - Jan 04, 2015

Santa's Adventures on…

Ho ho ho! Head down to the Boathouse District this holiday season to find…more
Dec21
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2014

Winter Shoppes at Myriad…

Make the Winter Shoppes at Myriad Gardens your new family holiday…more
Dec22
Dec 22 - Dec 23, 2014

Winter Shoppes at Myriad…

Make the Winter Shoppes at Myriad Gardens your new family holiday shopping…more
Dec23
Dec 23 - Dec 23, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Portland Trail Blazers.more
Dec26
Dec 26 - Dec 26, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Charlotte Hornets.more
Dec28
Dec 28 - Dec 28, 2014

OKC Barons vs. Charlotte…

The Oklahoma City Barons host the Charlotte Checkers, the AHL affiliate of…more
Dec30
Dec 30 - Jan 04, 2015

The Book of Mormon

THE BOOK OF MORMON features book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert…more
Dec31
Dec 31 - Dec 31, 2014

OKC Barons vs. Charlotte…

NEW YEAR'S EVE GAME! The Oklahoma City Barons host the Charlotte…more
Dec31
Dec 31 - Dec 31, 2014

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Phoenix Suns.more
Jan02
Jan 02 - Jan 02, 2015

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Washington Wizards.more
Jan02
Beginning Apr 04

Paseo Arts District…

The Paseo Arts District First Friday Gallery Walk is held on the first…more
Jan06
Jan 06 - Jan 06, 2015

OKC Barons vs. Texas…

The Oklahoma City Barons host the Texas Stars, the AHL affiliate of the…more
Jan09
Beginning Jan 10

LIVE on the Plaza

LIVE on the Plaza is the Plaza District's second Friday artwalk. Each…more
Jan09
Jan 09 - Jan 09, 2015

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Utah Jazz.more
Jan13
Jan 13 - Jan 18, 2015

Once

Winner of eight Tony® Awards including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly…more
Jan14
Jan 14 - Jan 14, 2015

Eric Church - The…

Eric Church will bring The Outsiders World Tour to Oklahoma City Jan. 14…more
Jan16
Jan 16 - Jan 18, 2015

International Finals…

Don't miss 3 days of action packed professional rodeo action! Watch…more
Jan16
Jan 16 - Jan 17, 2015

OKC Barons vs. Texas…

The Oklahoma City Barons host the Texas Stars, the AHL affiliate of the…more
Jan16
Jan 16 - Jan 16, 2015

Oklahoma City Thunder…

The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Golden State Warriors.more
Jan18
Jan 18 - Jan 18, 2015

OKC Barons vs. Rochester…

The Oklahoma City Barons host the Rochester Americans, the AHL affiliate…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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