The 581,000-square-foot facility seats up to 19,711 on three seating levels with a fourth added during concerts. The Paycom Center hosts a number of games, activities, and events from Oklahoma City University, the University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University along with those from local high schools and post-secondary organizations. It is also used for other events, including major concert tours, conventions, and the NBA OKC Thunder home games.Learn More
The OKCMOA serves more than 130,000 visitors a year from all over the world and one of the highly recommended things to do in OKC. OKCMOA is accredited by the American Association of Museums and holds collections that cover 500 years of arts and artifacts, including a growing exhibit of contemporary art and a full collection of Dale Chihuly glass sculptures. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art hosts a variety of activities and includes the Museum School, a repertory cinema, store, cafe, and rooftop terrace event area.Learn More
Originally called the Municipal Auditorium, the Civic Center Music Hall has been delighting audiences with the performing arts since 1937. After a 3-year renovation project, the historic Civic Center reopened in 2001 with major upgrades that include a multi-story atrium, balconies, box seats and suites, a hydraulic orchestra pit, and accommodations for major theatrical, dance and music groups.Learn More
On April 19, 1995 at 9:02am, a massive bomb attack tore apart the north side of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Downtown OKC, killing 168 people, including 19 children under the age of 6. On the bombing's fifth anniversary, the Oklahoma City National Memorial was dedicated at the Murrah Building site, and exactly one year later, the 30,000 square foot Memorial Museuam was dedicated and opened. Together, the memorial and museum tell the emotional story of the Oklahoma City Bombing to 350,000 people each year.
Locals and tourists are encouraged to visit the Myriad Botanical Gardens, a 17-acre outdoor oasis of lush vegetation and rolling hills right in the middle of Downtown Oklahoma City. The grounds underwent major renovations before reopening in 2011 with several new features, including spacious entry plazas, a grand event lawn & pavilion, Dog Park, seasonal activity plaza, and magnificent water features. The renovation included a restoration of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, a 224-foot long dual-ecosystem habitat that supports 2,000 varieties of plant life.Learn More
"The Brick" is a 13,066 seat ballpark and home field of the OKC Dodgers the AAA affiliate of the Los Angelas Dodgers major league baseball team. The stadium is quite the city attraction! It frequently hosts the Big 12 Baseball Tournament and is home to two Bedlam Series games between the OU and OSU baseball teams.Learn More
Several of Bricktown's favorite restaurants, bar and venues are located up and down the Bricktown Canal. As on of the top hotels in Oklahoma City Bricktown, visitors who stay at the Skirvin can easily stroll the length of the canal while taking in the sights and experiencing the Bricktown vibe. Or if you really want to get a feel for the history of this converted warehouse district, Bricktown Water Taxi will take you on a fun, informative journey through the heart of Bricktown.Learn More
For Oklahoma City attractions that are more outdoor-inspired, look to the river! The Oklahoma River is a 7-mile stretch of the North Canadian River just south of Downtown OKC that has been transformed into a recreational haven of landscaped areas, trails and facilities. The north and south banks are framed by a network of running, biking, and walking trails traverse the length of the river. The Oklahoma River is ideal for man-powered boats such as canoes, kayaks, and rowing sculls, and has received recognition worldwide as a training site for Olympic water sport athletes.Learn More