Current OKC Travel Information
With the safety of our visitors and residents in mind, the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit OKC) is closely monitoring news reports, official websites and WHO and CDC updates. In addition, we are working with the City of Oklahoma City as well as industry partners and local organizations regarding best practices concerning the COVID-19 situation. If you plan to visit an attraction or event in Oklahoma City over the coming days and weeks, please contact that organization directly prior to visiting to get the latest details.
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The following venue types may reopen as long as social distancing and sanitizing guidelines are adhered to.
- All restaurants, breweries, wineries, taverns, shopping mall food courts, food halls, cafeterias, bars, night clubs, hookah bars, cigar bars, vaping lounges and any other food service may reopen with 50 percent capacity and with all employees masked.
- All athletic gyms, recreation centers, exercise facilities, indoor sports facilities, indoor climbing facilities, bowling alleys, skating rinks, trampoline parks, whitewater rafting facilities
- Businesses where persons gather for presentation or entertainment
- Personal care businesses
Known opening plans of specific attractions are noted below. View all required conditions of Mayor David Holt's July 2nd proclamation here.
As of July 6 at 9:35 a.m. CST, the following postponements, cancellations, closings and re-opening plans have been announced. We will update this list as we are made aware of additional changes.
The following events have been cancelled, postponed or updated:
- The 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials scheduled for May 2-3 and 8-9 have been postponed.
- The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Chuck Wagon Festival has been postponed to September 5-6, 2020. Prix de West has been postponed to August 1-September 13, 2020, and the sale weekend will be September 11-12, 2020. The Western Heritage Awards has been postponed to October 2-3, 2020.
- The Plaza District Festival has been cancelled for 2020.
- The Canterbury Voices Spectrum of Harmonies performance has been postponed to August 30, 2020.
- The Paseo Arts Festival has been postponed to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7, 2020.
- Lyric Theatre's production of DISTANT THUNDER has been postponed to September 23-October 11, 2020.
- The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon has been postponed to October 4, 2020.
- Tower Theatre is actively rescheduling events through July.
- The Paramount Room is actively postponing spring events.
- Many sporting events have been cancelled or suspended, including NBA OKC Thunder, Energy FC, OKC Dodgers and NCAA/Big XII.
- Many live music concerts and similar large-scale events may be evaluated on short notice, so check with the hosting organization prior to the event. Recent postponements/cancellations from Chesapeake Energy Arena include:
- Cher (rescheduled for Sept. 18, 2020)
- Harlem Globetrotters
- MercyMe (rescheduled for Oct. 3, 2020)
- Michael Bublé (rescheduled for Feb. 17, 2021)
- Baby Shark Live!
- Foo Fighters (rescheduled for Dec. 1, 2020)
- Pearl Jam
- JoJo Siwa
- Elton John
- Maroon 5
- Backstreet Boys
- Jimmy Buffett
- Cody Johnson
- The remainder of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic's 19-20 season has been cancelled.
- Energy FC will resume play July 11.
The following attractions are temporarily closed (phased re-opening plans are noted, if available):
The following changes have been made to public parks and transportation services:
Many local restaurants and shops have temporarily closed, changed their hours or modified their services.
The following hotels are temporarily closed:
For more information about COVID-19, including healthy travel practices, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.