You don’t have to be a cowboy to experience the Wild West this summer. But, you’ll get your fill at Oklahoma City’s favorite amusement park, Frontier City Theme Park. Over 40 rides will keep you on the edge of your seat, daily shows and weekly concerts to entertain you and over 198 ways to get wet in the Wild West Water Works. New for 2015- Brain Drain- a seven-story, loop of pure adrenaline pumping as you travel forward and backward in a giant loop.
Experience more than 30 Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball games this season at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. You can really hit a home run with a famous Dodger Dog, $2 Thirsty Thursday games and Friday night post-game fireworks all season!
See the uniqueness that is OKC! We’ve got weekly happenings to fill your schedule in just about every district including the nation’s largest monthly food truck festival, H&8th Night Market, Shopping to your hearts content in Automobile Alley’s Shop Hop, Live music and great food in other districts such as Premier on Film Row in Film Row, Live on the Plaza in the Plaza District and On the Lawn in Western Avenue. You can even rock out for two days at our annual music festival in downtown, OKC Fest.
Get outside and get adventurous with the Boathouse District’s RIVERSPORT Adventures and Route 66’s Boathouse. Zipline across the river, take the 80-foot plunge on the Rumble Drop and take a ride on the river in a canoe or kayak.
The love of the arts is in the heart of Oklahoma City as Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars makes It’s last U.S. stop at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. More than 230 rare and storied treasurers created by the House of Fabergé will be celebrated June 20-September 27. The exhibition, drawn from the Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, will showcase Peter Carl Fabergé’s fine craftsmanship in pieces of jewelry and adornments once belonging to the Russian Imperial family.
Families now have an extra adventure ready for exploration this summer with the all-new CurioCity at Science Museum Oklahoma. Pronounced ‘curiosity,’ this 20,000-square-foot exhibit and set up like a village with eight neighborhoods, including BrainiAct, a kid-sized theater; Pi Shop, a whimsical geometry experience; Tinker Works, the neighborhood garage designed for young engineers and mechanics; Odd-A-See, a spectacular two-story climber; Wunderground, an adventurous cave-like environment; Spark Park, a compete physics circus; Hands & Feats, a health and wellness carnival; and Riffs & Rhythms, the neighborhood musical studio.
Northwest Oklahoma City has plenty to keep you entertained this summer. New to town, Topgolf, is OKC’s best-in-class entertainment facility of all things golf, dining and fun. Recently opened Father’s Day weekend, Topgolf offers 100+ bays for swinging a club, a full menu and offers a rooftop bar for amazing views of the night sky. Another popular attraction to keep you entertained this summer is Main Event where their moto is Eat. Bowl. Play. Enjoy a variety of arcade games, play a game of laser tag, bowl in their state-of-the-art lanes and dine in one of their two locations. It’s the perfect place to get out of the heat and enjoy a family day inside!
OKC’s Entertainment District offers plenty of fun this summer including live music each Friday night in Lower Bricktown, catch a movie at Harkins Theater, work on a strike at Red Pin Bowling Lounge, dine along the Bricktown water canal and enjoy more than 30 Dodgers games at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Not only does OKC offer up the Nation’s largest monthly food truck festival, H&8th Night Market, but you can find food trucks offering up delicious eats all around town. Catch three or more food trucks at our permanent food truck park, Bleu Garten, in Midtown daily and get a taste of what Oklahoma City offers!
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is home to a vast collection of the world’s most exotic animals including 54 endangered or threatened species encompassing 119 beautifully landscaped acres. Discover the explorer in you and feed the giraffes or lorikeets, touch stingrays, play in the Children’s Zoo, explore the elephant habitat and much more. Then, escape the summer temps and head to OKC’s premier water park, White Water Bay. Enjoy several slide rides, family rides and raft rides to keep you cool all summer long.