The City’s Playground

Downtown Tulsa and OKC provide multiple entertainment options.

Photo by Scott Miller Photography.

This story is part three in our downtown series. Read part one and part two.

At the heart of the renaissance in Tulsa’s and Oklahoma City’s downtowns is the growth of entertainment options. Art galleries, restaurants, concert venues and sports arenas draw people downtown and make it a more attractive option to live and work.

Downtown nightlife keeps residents coming downtown, attracts visitors and provides an economic boost to the city as a whole. Cities are also nurturing their downtowns to make them more friendly for pedestrians, which encourages people to walk around downtown and explore all the entertainment options available.

No matter what your interest is, you’re sure to find something that suits you downtown.


Eats and Drinks

A boom in restaurants and bars across the downtowns of Oklahoma City and Tulsa has attracted clientele beyond the traditional daytime office crowd. Revitalization explains this trend.

In OKC, credit the MAPS (Metropolitan Area Projects) program for enhancing a sense of plac