Fourth of July Adventure

Oklahoma City Boathouse District

Fourth of July Adventure

Savor a sweet slice of All-American apple pie.

Lose yourself in a rousing game of lakeside mini golf.

Kick back in the sun, letting the sights and sounds of a holiday river festival ease your cares away.

Join in the celebration in America’s heartland, where fireflies light up the sky and firecrackers fill the air with the sweet ring of freedom.

Oh, the summer night has a smile of light and she sits on a sapphire throne. – Barry Cornwall

Amber Waves of Grain

There’s no place quite like Oklahoma for celebrating the Fourth of July. From the rusty red earth to the white-hot sun to the crystal blue waters, patriotic pride can be felt all around.

May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! – Daniel Webster

Stars and Stripes Forever

Salute your surroundings along the Bricktown Canal.

Catch a patriotic concert at State Fair Park.

Play a round of mini golf with shimmering Lake Murray as your backdrop.

Gaze up at the bright blue sky on a ride at Air Donkey Zipline Adventures.

Watch the colors burst over the Oklahoma River in the Boathouse District, “oohing” and “aweing” at the vibrant, never-ending glow.

This Land Is Your Land

Tip your hat to the grand old flag with a weekend full of experiences.


Fourth of July Destinations

Lake Murray Floating Cabins offer the ultimate experience in scenic lakefront lodging. Watch the sun rise and set every day from your private balcony, enjoy panoramic views and take in the area's wildlife and abundance of recreation activities.

Lake Murray Water Sports and Mini Golf offers family-friendly fun for visitors of all ages. After an action-packed day of kayaking or hanging out on a party barge, relax with a refreshing sno-cone and a quick game on the 18-hole miniature golf course.

There's no way you'll be leaving hungry after a trip to Smokin' Joe's Rib Ranch, where the massive lunch and dinner platters stocked with smoked meats and fresh sides are big enough for two or even more.

Fat Bully's
Sulphur, OK

Fat Bully’s combines a biker vibe with some of Sulphur’s best burgers to create a must-visit destination for hungry travelers in Chickasaw Country. Located just a quarter mile from the Lake of the Arbuckles, Fat Bully’s hand-packed burgers are grilled to perfection and will fuel all your adventures in the Arbuckle Mountains.

Bedré Café
Sulphur, OK

Bedré Café, situated in The Artesian Hotel in downtown Sulphur, is a 1950s-style diner that serves made-to-order sandwiches, baked goods, cakes, pies, ice cream and, of course, chocolate. Bedré Café is a great place to bring the family for a delicious American meal in a fun environment.

Enjoy this four-story, 81-room boutique hotel that blends all the modern amenities with the charm and character of the original Artesian, a popular tourism destination from 1906 until 1962, when it burned to the ground. Rebuilt in 2013, the new and improved Artesian offers a full-service spa, an indoor/outdoor pool and bath house, a casino and several unique shops.

Imagine sailing through the treetops of the Arbuckle Mountains with the wind in your hair and the scenery rushing past. Air Donkey Zipline Adventures turns that vision into a reality and is a must-visit destination for adrenaline junkies.

Bob's Pig Shop
Pauls Valley, OK

Since 1933, Bob's Pig Shop in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, has been a hotspot for barbecue aficionados from all around. Open six days a week, this local joint features everything from traditional favorites to Tex-Mex specialties in a rustic, friendly environment.

OKC Boathouse District
Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District stands apart as one of the most unique attractions in the region. Here, you can get out on the water on a kayak, canoe, dragon boat, stand-up paddle board and more, plus quick lessons on the dock mean you’re sure to have fun.

Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark is the perfect place to remember the joy of falling in love with baseball for the first time. The ballpark, which opened in 1998, is home to the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

State Fair Park
Oklahoma City, OK

State Fair Park is a 435-acre 21st Century Entertainment Complex that hosts over 200 events each year, including the annual Oklahoma State Fair, considered by many to be “Oklahoma’s Premier Family Attraction,” featuring Disney On Ice, the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour and a large carnival midway. The park is also known as the "Horse Show Capital of the World," annually hosting more equine events than any place in the world.

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