Oklahoma City is showing support to federal employees during the government shutdown by offering complimentary or discounted meals and attraction tickets. Below is a list of local vendors who are giving back by supporting federal employees and their families.

If you’re looking for a night of laughs, OKC improv is the place to be. Their live, off-the-cuff comedy is sure to have you rolling in the aisles. The improv group is offering free laughs by providing complimentary tickets to any of their two shows on Friday and Saturday nights.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum showcases leading Western-styled history, art and culture. With an array of multi-cultural exhibits, both rotating and permanent, it is without a doubt a lively outing for the whole family. Free admission is being offered to federal employees and up to four family members.
Stop by Back Door Barbecue for a true city hotspot. The casual, southern-inspired dive focuses on serving mouth-watering smoked meats and sides, along with featured specials almost daily. Back Door Barbecue is offering 25 percent off to federal employees through the remainder of the shutdown. 
On Wednesday, January 23, the local burger bar that emphasizes fresh ingredients and handmade eats is offering a complimentary meal to federal workers. This includes a burger, fries and a non-alcoholic beverage. Because the unexpected flavors and elite hospitality are sure to leave you wanting more, federal employees will receive 25 percent off their meal.


Feeling creative? Visit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to see Dale Chihuly’s 55-foot exquisite glass tower. This masterpiece represents over three decades of his finest work and can be viewed in the Museum’s atrium. Free admission is being offered to federal employees.
Move on down to Studio 7 OKC for fun, empowering, complimentary dance classes. From sophisticated ballet to sassy hip-hop, the studio offers a variety of classes for both adults and kids to enjoy from Monday-Saturday each week. Free classes are being offered with a valid federal I.D.
Bring the family out to the Oklahoma City Zoo to experience the wild side of the city. Stop by Sanctuary Asia to see the new red panda, tanuki and Komodo dragon in their unique habitats. Federal employees and up to four family members will receive complimentary entry.
Big Truck Tacos blends classic Mexican cuisine with a street food flair. From burritos and tacos to gorditos and Latin dishes, the fresh ingredients and match-less flavors bring crowds in from all across the city. A discount of 25 percent is available for federal employees affected by the shutdown. 

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Come to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever. Patrons can have full access to the indoor museum, standing as a symbol of transformation, as well as The Outdoor Symbolic Memorial. Free admission is being offered with a valid federal I.D.
The Home & Garden show highlights all things green, DIY workshops and guest speakers. This year, HGTV's Tiny Home fanatics Derek and Dustin Diedricksen will be making a special appearance. Catch this weekend event at the State Fair Park before it's gone. Entry is free for federal employees.