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Oklahoma City's outdoor adventures are calling you! Whether you're whitewater rafting in the heart of downtown OKC at RIVERSPORT Adventure or biking the trails at Lake Hefner, there's no shortage of outdoor fun in the Modern Frontier.
- Explore the Myriad Botanical Gardens' newly opened Crystal Bridge Conservatory!
- Go mural chasing throughout OKC's diverse and eclectic districts.
- Not afraid of heights? Take a ride on the Wheeler Wheel in Wheeler District for a fantastic view of the downtown skyline. (Reopens in April!)
- Cast a line (or two) at Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge.
- Pick-up food from a local restaurant and have a picnic at Scissortail Park, the city's newest urban park.
- Go wild at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
Spring Break in OKC
Planning the ultimate Spring Break vacation (or staycation)? Look no further than Oklahoma City, a perfect combination of fun for families and students in one destination. Our Spring Break Guide is full of fun trips ideas and inspiration that will make planning a breeze.
The Oklahoma City calendar is packed with all kinds of happenings and festivals throughout the year, but springtime is home to two of its biggest annual events.
Festival of the Arts
From April 25-30, the stunning displays of more than 100 artists will line Bicentennial Park for OKC's Festival of the Arts. Browse through paintings, jewelry, photography, mixed media and other beautiful pieces (all for sale!) between live performances from local musicians, school groups and more. You can even create some art of your own! Insider tip: Come with an empty stomach. The Festival food is as impressive as the impeccable art that surrounds it.
OKC Memorial Marathon
On April 29-30, runners and spectators from across the globe will make their way to downtown Oklahoma City for the OKC Memorial Marathon. A tribute to those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever by the Oklahoma City bombing, the marathon unites locals and visitors in a hopeful mission to celebrate life, reach for the future and honor all who were affected on April 19, 1995.
Root for the Home Teams
Get your foam fingers ready to root for one of Oklahoma City's sports teams! "Thunder Up" at an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game or enjoy a night in Bricktown for an OKC Dodgers baseball game (first home game is March 31!).
Dine with a View
'Tis the season for patio dining. Take advantage of OKC's beautiful, sunny days and dine al fresco at some of these locally-loved spots.