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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Are any conventions cancelled in OKC?
Visit OKC is working closely with its partners to determine if any new developments may impact meetings and conventions in Oklahoma City. At this time, the following meetings/conventions have been cancelled:
Are there any closures of note for visitors to OKC, such as attractions, hotels, restaurants and meeting venues?
As of April 2 at 3:45 p.m. CST, the following postponements, cancellations and closings have been announced. We will update this list as we are made aware of additional changes.
- All non-essential businesses in the Oklahoma City metro will be temporarily closed through April 30.
- Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited through April 30.
- The Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center has postponed their opening week events.
- Many sporting events have been cancelled or suspended, including NBA OKC Thunder, Energy FC, OKC Dodgers and NCAA/Big XII.
- Factory Obscura's Mix-Tape experience is temporarily closed.
- The COOP Ale Works Taproom is temporarily closed.
- 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
- Baby Shark Live!
- Foo Fighters
- Pearl Jam
- The Canterbury Voices Spectrum of Harmonies performance has been postponed to August 30, 2020.
- Frontier City is temporarily closed through mid-May.
- All RIVERSPORT programs and facilities are closed through April 18. The 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials scheduled for May 2-3 and 8-9 have been postponed.
- The Oklahoma City Zoo is temporarily closed.
- The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is temporarily closed.
- Tower Theatre is actively rescheduling all March events.
- The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is temporarily closed.
- Science Museum Oklahoma is temporarily closed.
- The Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon has been postponed to October 4, 2020.
- The Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum is temporarily closed.
- The Civic Center Music Hall and Hudiburg Chevrolet Center is temporarily closed through the end of March.
- The American Banjo Museum is temporarily closed (tentatively reopening April 16).
- The gardens and grounds of Myriad Botanical Gardens and Scissortail Park will remain open, but the Crystal Bridge Conservatory and Visitor Center will be closed through April 12 and the Boathouse will have a delayed opening. The Children's Playground and Dog Park are temporarily closed.
- The Oklahoma City Ballet has cancelled all performances of Future Voices.
- The Oklahoma Hall of Fame is temporarily closed.
- The Museum of Osteology is temporarily closed.
- HeyDay Entertainment is temporarily closed.
- FlashBack RetroPub is temporarily closed.
- The Paramount Room is actively postponing spring events.
- Both Udander locations are temporarily closed.
- The American Pigeon Museum & Library is temporarily closed.
- The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame & Jim Thorpe Museum is temporarily closed.
- Harkins Theatre in Bricktown is temporarily closed.
- Ponyboy is temporarily closed.
- The Bleu Garten is temporarily closed.
- Orr Family Farm has postponed its spring opening date, but the Conestoga Wagons & Teepees will remain open as camping and glamping options.
- The Oklahoma History Center is temporarily closed. All Oklahoma Historical Society events through April 14 will be cancelled or postponed.
- Main Event is temporarily closed through the end of March.
- All events and activities through April 12 at the OKC Fairgrounds will be cancelled or postponed.
- Remington Park's gaming area is temporarily closed.
- Festival of the Arts is cancelled.
- Rodeo Cinema is temporarily closed.
- The Jones Assembly is temporarily closed.
- The Oklahoma Railway Museum is temporarily closed.
- Lyric Theatre's production of DISTANT THUNDER has been postponed to the fall (September 23-October 11, 2020).
- The Loony Bin Comedy Club is temporarily closed.
- The 25th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony on April 19, 2020, will be shown online.
- OKC Parks recreation centers and the Martin Nature Park visitors center are temporarily closed through April 12. All playgrounds are temporarily closed through April 16.
- The OKC Streetcar will stop running at 10 p.m. nightly.
- The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Western Heritage Awards has been postponed to October 2-3, 2020.
- The Paseo Arts Festival has been postponed to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7, 2020.
- EMBARK will run a 12-hour bus service from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in OKC. Only 10-12 passengers will be permitted per vehicle, and passengers are required to maintain a 3-foot separation between themselves and others.
- Oklahoma City Pride Week & Festival 2020 has been postponed to August 31-September 6, 2020. The new dates for the festival are September 4-6, 2020.
Additionally, all local restaurants and similar venues with on-premises food are closing their dining areas through April 16, but they are still offering carry-out and delivery services where available. Bars and similar venues without on-premises food will be temporarily closed through April 30. Many local stores are temporarily closing or adjusting their normal hours.
The following hotels are temporarily closed:
Are there any projections on future impact to the travel industry?
No, it’s too early to tell at this time as the situation is evolving daily.
For more information about COVID-19, including healthy travel practices, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.