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Stay and play all day with RIVERSPORT Rapids & Adventures on the Oklahoma River. This one-stop passport to adventure features a 700-foot zip line across the water, several high-speed spiral slides, a six-story adventure course, a state-of-the-art whitewater rapids facility and more.
Situated in the heart of Bricktown, The Criterion is the latest addition to Oklahoma City’s live music scene. Designed in a classic Art Deco style, The Criterion offers a full-service bar and can seat up to 4,000 people.
If it's entertainment you're looking for, then there's no better place than Bricktown. This former warehouse district now features the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, a mile-long canal with water taxis and dozens of restaurants, clubs and venues.
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.
The ACM@UCO Performance Lab, located in downtown Oklahoma City in the thriving Bricktown District, is host to numerous ACM@UCO events and performances as well as touring acts and community events. Artists who have taken the Performance Lab stage include Steven Drozd of The Flaming Lips, Dr. Dog, Karla Bonoff, Ty Segall, Okkervil River, and Ben Taylor, to name a few.
Tour the city from the calm waters of the Oklahoma River! Choose from among the daytime ferry service, specialty and themed cruises in the evenings or book a private charter! Oklahoma River Cruises offers access to four major OKC districts and memorable views.
For a down-home dining and entertainment experience, check out Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill along the OKC’s Bricktown canal. Come for Southern classics like chicken fried steak and buttermilk pie, but stay for the daily beer specials, live music and dancing.
Oklahoma City's Deep Deuce district, a hotbed of jazz music and African-American culture in the mid-20th century, has since transformed into a true downtown neighborhood of restaurants, late night hot spots, retail shops, art galleries and more. Paying tribute to the area's roots, the annual Deep Deuce Music Festival features renowned jazz and blues bands and local performing and visual artists.
How about made-from-scratch American classics with a view of the Bricktown Canal? Charleston’s in Bricktown is ideal for a pre-Thunder-game meal or a weekday lunch. The ambiance is intimate and comfortable and the service exceptional. If you still have room, the Key Lime Pie is a must-try!
Summit’s Oklahoma City location provides the ultimate experience for thrill seekers from all around. Catering to both diehard climbers and novice adventurers, Summit’s grain silo structure makes it one of the most unique climbing gyms in the United States.
The best of the best in the world of athletics are honored at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, where visitors can pay homage to everyone from Barry Sanders and Mickey Mantle to Shannon Miller and Troy Aikman. The Hall of Fame also annually issues the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, one of the nation’s top collegiate sports honors, recognizing performance on the field as defensive backs, athletic ability and character.
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.
Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse, situated in historic Bricktown in downtown Oklahoma City, is widely recognized as one of the best steak joints around. With a menu featuring a wide variety of contemporary American fare, Mickey Mantle's delivers the epitome of a fine dining experience featuring awesome views overlooking Bricktown.
Nearby all the things you love about downtown Oklahoma City, HeyDay Lower Bricktown is the ultimate spot for both daytime and evening entertainment! Ten spacious bowling lanes feature LED screens for an amazing audio-visual experience, and a patio offers craft cocktails, a fire pit and excellent views of the Bricktown Canal.
Situated in downtown Oklahoma City's entertainment district, Bricktown Brewery began in 1992 as a small micro-brewery and has evolved into one of the most popular beer pub hangouts around. Bricktown Brewery is a beer lover's dream, serving up a variety of housemade ales, local Oklahoma brews, craft beers from across the country and even a handful of international samplings.
One of downtown Oklahoma City's most unique treasures, the American Banjo Museum is home to the world's largest collection of publicly displayed banjos, featuring over 400 individual instruments. The 21,000-square-foot facility honors the vibrant spirit and rich history of this beloved American symbol, from its humble African roots to its heyday during the Roaring ‘20s to its current standing in bluegrass, folk and jazz music.
Located in Oklahoma City's Bricktown entertainment district, Exhibit C is one of the latest additions to the downtown area's artistic and retail offerings, housing an art gallery with handcrafted work by Chickasaw artists, both on display and for sale.
Harn Homestead, claimed during the Land Run of 1889, is a 10-acre historical homestead in Oklahoma City. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Harn now serves as a museum and popular field trip destination where kids can learn about life during the territorial days of Oklahoma.
Red Earth is home to an impressive permanent collection of over 1,400 objects of Native American fine art, pottery, basketry, textiles and beadwork. Each June, Oklahoma City welcomes the Red Earth Festival, featuring hundreds of award-winning Native artists and dancers who celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world.
The Skirvin Hilton is a high-end, historic hotel located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. Built in 1901, this landmark establishment has welcomed some of the world's most influential individuals, from politicians to actors to athletes, and continues to keep the community in the lap of luxury. Sip a signature cocktail at The Skirvin's Red Piano Lounge, or enjoy a succulent steak at the hotel's Park Avenue Grill.
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