See why CNN Travel ranked Oklahoma City as one of the ten best Memorial Day destinations for 2019. From family-friendly fun to outdoor adventures to a memorial ceremony you don't want to miss, OKC is the perfect place to spend the holiday weekend.
Take advantage of Memorial Day Weekend by blazing trails, experiencing multi-cultural festivals, taking a ride on the Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel or exploring the OKC art scene. If baseball is your go-to, you’re in luck. The 2019 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship will be held at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark May 22-26, so there’s plenty of time to catch a game.
In the Paseo Arts District, more than 80 visual artists, live performers and food vendors will fill the streets for the Paseo Arts Festival, showcasing Oklahoma original artwork of all kinds. Stop by the annual Chuck Wagon Festival at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for a Western good time – butter making, bandana decorating, Western reenactments and more.
For an adventurous Memorial Day Weekend, head to RIVERSPORT Rapids & Adventures and celebrate the beginning of the summer season. Try your hand at urban whitewater rafting and kayaking or conquer your fears on the 700-foot SandRidge Sky Zip Line and America’s tallest dry slide. Whatever you choose to do in OKC this weekend, you won’t be disappointed with all it has to offer.