Tulsa Visitor Guide

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PRODUCED BY: THE OFFICIAL visittulsa.com VISITOR GUIDEtulsa PART OF: Winter Weekend Adventures What’s Hot in T-Town - Pg. 4 Beers That Blow Minds Tulsa’s Legendary Brewery Scene - Pg. 20 Art That’s Out of This World Augmented Reality Goes BIG - Pg. 34
WINTER 2022/23 v 11/30/2022
Courtesy of Tyler Layne Photography.

Welcome!

On behalf of the City of Tulsa, I’m honored to welcome you to our unique and dynamic city. I invite you to read this Official Tulsa Visitor Guide, whether digitally or in person, produced by Visit Tulsa of Tulsa Regional Tourism, a division of the Tulsa Regional Chamber.

This Winter 2022-23 guide is a snapshot of the great experiences Tulsa has to offer, and I hope by reading it, you will get a better sense of the incredible assets and adventures in our city Start off with a glance at some of our major winter events, and then make sure you don’t miss some incredible suggestions for dining options, nightlife and live music, family outings and so much more.

While you’re here, be sure to keep your phone within reach; QR codes can uncover even more, from unique holiday celebrations to season schedules of your soon-to-be-favorite Tulsa sports teams.

As the Mayor of Tulsa, I am honored to welcome you to our great city. I hope your visit here this winter is full of one-of-a-kind experiences, and that when you leave, your first instinct is to come right back.

Best regards, G.T. Bynum Mayor City of Tulsa

EVERYONE'S TULSA

175 E. 2 nd St. • Tulsa, OK 74103 • Office 918.596.7411 • Fax 918. 596.9010 Email: Mayor@cityoftulsa.org www.cityoftulsa.org

This community simply couldn't be as amazing as it is without each unique culture and identity that make up the whole. Proudly, Tulsa has something for everyone, because it is comprised of everyone. It is with great sincerity, we invite you to explore the diversity of culture seeping from every facet of the city.

As you navigate this guide, you will find helpful icons throughout ensuring that some of what makes Tulsa so great doesn't go unnoticed.

2 A WARM WELCOME THE OFFICIAL TULSA VISITOR GUIDE WINTER 2022/23 EDITION
3 THE OFFICIAL TULSA VISITOR GUIDE WINTER 2022/23 EDITION BREWERIES DOWNTOWN 20 KENDALL WHITTIER 21 DISTRICT PEARL DISTRICT 21 AROUND TOWN 21 NIGHTLIFE 22 ROUTE 66 24-25 OUTDOORS / EXPLORE 26-27 EDUCATION CONTINUED LEARNING 28 FOR KIDS & KIDS AT HEART 29 REVITALIZED & THRIVING.................................30 SPORTS 32-33 ARTS & CULTURE MURALS 34 MUSEUMS ............................... 35 + MORE 36 GAMING 37 TULSA SOUND LEGENDARY VENUES 38 UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL 39 MUSIC HISTORY 39 SHOPPING SHOPPING DESTINATIONS 40 LET’S GO TO THE MALL 41 NEIGHBORHOOD MAIN STREETS 41 WHERE TO STAY 42 TABLE OF CONTENTS A WARM WELCOME 2 WINTER WEEKEND ADVENTURES 4-5 CALENDAR 6-7 TULSA SURROUNDING AREA MAP 8-9 TULSA DOWNTOWN MAP 10-11 COFFEE 12 UPSCALE DINING 13 ALLERGY & VEGAN DINING .............. 14 DINING SPOTLIGHT: EASTERN EATS 16-17 FAMILY DINING 18 DOG-FRIENDLY DINING 19 Courtesy of Landon J. Photography.

A WINTER WEEKEND IN TULSA

FRIDAY

WALKING TOUR OF DOWNTOWN TULSA: Whether you’re interested in our architecture, our history or our not-so-secret underground tunnel network–there’s a tour for you. Find yours at visittulsa.com/tours and book ahead of time.

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

ITINERARY

GET ARTSY:

From the First Friday Art Crawl to Burger Nights at Philbrook Museum, the vibrant Tulsa arts scene has something for everyone.

Discover more Tulsa arts on PAGE 34 or visittulsa.com/arts

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VISIT THE GREENWOOD DISTRICT: Don’t miss Greenwood Rising.

VOTED TOP 7 BEST NEW ATTRACTION BY USATODAY 10BEST greenwoodrising.org

Explore more of Greenwood on PAGE 30 or visittulsa.com/greenwood

TREAT YOURSELF:

You’ve had a big day–top it off with a delicious meal from somewhere on PAGE 13 or visittulsa.com/fine-dining

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Courtesy of Tulsa Botanic Garden. Courtesy of Philbrook Museum of Art. Greenwood Ave. Courtesy of Tyler Layne Photography.

SATURDAY

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

HIT UP THE LEGENDARY TULSA BREAKFAST SCENE: visittulsa.com/breakfast

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COZY UP WITH A CUP O’ JOE: See PAGE 12 or visittulsa.com/coffee

GET YOUR KICKS:

Tulsa boasts 26 miles of the historic Mother Road loaded with shops and restaurants old and new. Pose with quirky landmarks, peruse unique storefronts and grab a snack or cocktail to fuel up along the way.

Learn more on PAGE 24 or visittulsa.com/route-66

TRY SOMETHING NEW:

Interested in Indonesian food? Want to browse a Burmese menu?

Head to PAGE 16 for a selection of some of T-Town’s Eastern Eats and find your new favorite restaurant.

NIGHT LIGHTS:

The sun may go down earlier this season, but T-Town gets lit after dark. Check out winter lights and other seasonal events taking place during your trip at visittulsa.com/winter or PAGE 6

SUNDAY

BRUNCH IT UP: Revisit visittulsa.com/breakfast for brunch options. We believe you can never have too much breakfast food.

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

SNAG A SOUVENIR:

Grab a T-Town t-shirt or a post card designed by a local artist (have you ever mailed someone a post card?). Scope out shops on PAGE 40 or visittulsa.com/shopping

KNOWLEDGE

IS POWER: Learn something new about Tulsa, outer space, the ocean–whatever interests you. Find ideas on PAGE 28 or visittulsa.com/continued-learning

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Courtesy of Mother Road Market. The Outsiders House Museum. Courtesy of Phil Clarkin.
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Curios.
Courtesy of Cirque Coffee Roasters. Courtesy of Mr. Kim’s.
Postcards
Buck Atom’s Cosmic
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FIRST FRIDAY ART CRAWL

First Friday of every month tulsaartsdistrict.org/ first-friday-arts-crawl RECURRING EVENTS:
6 THE OFFICIAL TULSA VISITOR GUIDE WINTER 2022/23 EDITION DECEMBER 3–4 First Street Flea6 Year Anniversary xgoodsvintage.com DECEMBER 10 Tulsa Christmas Parade tulsachristmasparade.org Arkansas vs. Oklahoma Mens Basketball bokcenter.org DECEMBER 17 Los Festivales y Mercados:
visitkendallwhittier.com DECEMBER 18 Cirque Dreams Holidaze bokcenter.org First Night Hanukkah Lighting templetulsa.com DECEMBER 20 S.T.E.M. Night okaquarium.org
of Philbrook
NOVEMBER 24–DEC. 25 DEC. 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23–25 Gathering Place Winter Wonderland gatheringplace.org NOVEMBER 25–DEC. 30 NOV. 25–DEC. 4: THURS.–SUN. DEC. 8–30: NIGHTLY (closed Dec. 15, 24 & 25) Tulsa Botanic Garden of Lights tulsabotanic.org NOVEMBER 25–DEC. 24 Philbrook Festival philbrook.org DECEMBER 2–JAN. 1 Glow on the Green guthriegreen.org CALENDAR ANNUAL EVENTS & FESTIVALS
TULSA FARMER’S MARKET Nov. & Dec., Saturdays 8:30AM -12PM Closed weekends immediately following holidays. Jan. - March, every other Saturday 8:30AM -12PM. tulsafarmersmarket.org
Posadas
Courtesy
Museum.
Photo of Glow on the Green. Courtesy of Landon J. Photography. Courtesy of Tulsa Christmas Parade. Courtesy of the BOK Center.
7 THE OFFICIAL TULSA VISITOR GUIDE WINTER 2022/23 EDITION FEBRUARY 4 Tulsa Oilers Arena Challenge tulsaoilers.com CALENDAR FALL 2023 SEPTEMBER 28–OCT. 8 Tulsa State Fair OCTOBER 10 Tulsa Native American Day Celebration OCTOBER 17–22 Tulsa Oktoberfest OCTOBER 28 Tulsa Run NOVEMBER 3 Dia de los Muertos Festival SPRING 2023 MARCH 17 St. Patrick’s Day • Arnie’s 66th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party • Festivities from: - James E. McNellie’s Pub - Kilkenny’s Irish Pub - & More! MAY 5 Cinco De Mayo Celebrations • Elote Street Festival • Blue Dome District Cinco de Mayo Festival MAY 5–7 Tulsa International Mayfest SUMMER 2023 JUNE 10–12 Tulsa Tough JUNE 19 Juneteenth (Tulsa Juneteenth Festival dates TBD) JUNE EXACT DATE TBD Tulsa Pride okeq.org JULY 4 Annual events including: Folds of Honor FreedomFest Jenks BOOMFest CALENDAR • These listings are accurate at the time of publication. For more up-to-date information and additional listings, visit visittulsa.com/events DECEMBER 26–31 38th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout tulsashootout.com DECEMBER 31 Race Into The New Year! riverparks.org 2023 JANUARY 9–14 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals chilibowl.com JANUARY 12 Ok So Tulsa presents “Story Slam - Theme: “Dramatic Exit” livingarts.org JANUARY 21 Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long riverparks.org FEBRUARY 25 Dark Mode Beer Festival welltownbrewing.com FEBRUARY 19–MAY 28 Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting from Joslyn Art Museum Philbrook Museum Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669). PortraitofDirckvan Os , c. 1658. Oil on canvas, 40 3/4 x 34 1/2”. Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, Museum purchase, 1942.30. Photograph © Bruce M. White, 2019

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ATTRACTIONS

ATTRACTIONS

Oklahoma Aquarium 8-C

300 Aquarium Dr , Jenks, OK 74037 918.296.3474 okaquarium.org

Oklahoma Aquarium 8-C 300 Aquarium Dr , Jenks, OK 74037 918.296.3474 okaquarium.org

Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium 3-D 3624 N 74th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.834.9900 tulsamuseum.org

Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium 3-D 3624 N 74th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.834.9900 tulsamuseum.org

Tulsa Zoo 3-D 6421 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.669.6600 tulsazoo.org

Tulsa Zoo 3-D 6421 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.669.6600 tulsazoo.org

Church Studio 5-C 304 S Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.894.2965 thechurchstudio.com

Church Studio 5-C 304 S Trenton Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.894.2965 thechurchstudio.com

Tulsa Botanic Garden 3-A 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127 918.289.0330 tulsabotanic.org

Tulsa Botanic Garden 3-A 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127 918.289.0330 tulsabotanic.org

MAJOR PARKS

MAJOR PARKS

Chandler Park 5-A 6500 W 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74107 918.591.6053 parks.tulsacounty.org

Chandler Park 5-A 6500 W 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74107 918.591.6053 parks.tulsacounty.org

Gathering Place 5-C 2650 S John Williams Way E, Tulsa, OK 74114 918.779.1000 gatheringplace.org

Gathering Place 5-C 2650 S John Williams Way E, Tulsa, OK 74114 918.779.1000 gatheringplace.org

LaFortune Park 6/7-D 5202 S Hudson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135 918.496.6220 cityoftulsa.org

LaFortune Park 6/7-D 5202 S Hudson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135 918.496.6220 cityoftulsa.org

Mohawk Park 3-C/D/E 5701 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.596.7777 cityoftulsa.org

Mohawk Park 3-C/D/E 5701 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.596.7777 cityoftulsa.org

Redbud Valley Nature Preserve 3-F 16150 Redbud Dr, Catoosa, OK 74015 918.596.9054 oxleynaturecenter.org

Redbud Valley Nature Preserve 3-F 16150 Redbud Dr, Catoosa, OK 74015 918.596.9054 oxleynaturecenter.org

Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness 7-B 6800 S Elwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 741321 918.596.2001 riverparks.org

Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness 7-B 6800 S Elwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 741321 918.596.2001 riverparks.org

River West Festival Park 5-B 2100 S Jackson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74107 918.596.2001 riverparks.org

River West Festival Park 5-B

2100 S Jackson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74107 918.596.2001 riverparks.org

VENUES

VENUES

Expo Square 5-D 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114 918.744.1113 exposquare.com

Expo Square 5-D 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114 918.744.1113 exposquare.com

Mabee Center 7-C 7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 918.495.6000 mabeecenter.com

Mabee Center 7-C 7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 918.495.6000 mabeecenter.com

Tulsa Fairgrounds 5-D 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114 918.744.1113 exposquare.com

Tulsa Fairgrounds 5-D 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114 918.744.1113 exposquare.com

TRANSPORTATION & FACILITIES

TRANSPORTATION & FACILITIES

Tulsa Riverside Airport 7-B 8605 S Elwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74132 918.299.5886 tulsaairports.com/general-aviation/rvs/

Tulsa Riverside Airport 7-B 8605 S Elwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74132 918.299.5886 tulsaairports.com/general-aviation/rvs/

Tulsa International Airport 3-D 7777 Airport Dr, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.838.5000 tulsaairports.com

Tulsa International Airport 3-D 7777 Airport Dr, Tulsa, OK 74115 918.838.5000 tulsaairports.com

Tulsa Transit Memorial Midtown Station 6-E 7952 E 33rd St, Tulsa, OK 74145 918.957.8099 tulsatransit.org

Tulsa Transit Memorial Midtown Station 6-E 7952 E 33rd St, Tulsa, OK 74145 918.957.8099 tulsatransit.org

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Oral Roberts University 7-C 7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 918.495.6161 oru.edu

Oral Roberts University 7-C 7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 918.495.6161 oru.edu

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa 4-C 700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 918.594.8000 tulsa.okstate.edu

Oklahoma State University-Tulsa 4-C 700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 918.594.8000 tulsa.okstate.edu

OU Tulsa Schusterman Center 2-E 4502 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74135 918.660.3000 ou.edu/tulsa

OU Tulsa Schusterman Center 2-E 4502 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74135 918.660.3000 ou.edu/tulsa

Tulsa Community College South Campus 7-E 10300 E 81st St, Tulsa, OK 74133 918.595.7000 tulsacc.edu

Tulsa Community College South Campus 7-E 10300 E 81st St, Tulsa, OK 74133 918.595.7000 tulsacc.edu

University Of Tulsa 5-C 800 S Tucker Dr , Tulsa, OK 74104 918.631.2000 utulsa.edu

University Of Tulsa 5-C 800 S Tucker Dr , Tulsa, OK 74104 918.631.2000 utulsa.edu

Langston University: Tulsa 4-C 914 N Greenwood Ave , Tulsa, OK 74106 918.877.8100 langston.edu

Langston University: Tulsa 4-C 914 N Greenwood Ave , Tulsa, OK 74106 918.877.8100 langston.edu

HOSPITALS

HOSPITALS

Ascension St. John Broken Arrow 7-F 1000 W Boise Cir, Broken Arrow, OK 74012 918.994.8000 healthcare.ascension.org

Ascension St. John Broken Arrow 7-F 1000 W Boise Cir, Broken Arrow, OK 74012 918.994.8000 healthcare.ascension.org

Ascension St. John Medical Center 5-C 1923 S Utica Ave, Tulsa, OK 74104 918.744.3131 healthcare.ascension.org

Ascension St. John Medical Center 5-C 1923 S Utica Ave, Tulsa, OK 74104 918.744.3131 healthcare.ascension.org

Hillcrest Hospital South 8-E 8801 S 101st E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133 918.294.4000 hillcrestsouth.com

Hillcrest Hospital South 8-E 8801 S 101st E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133 918.294.4000 hillcrestsouth.com

Hillcrest Medical Center 5-C 1120 S Utica Ave, Tulsa, OK 74104 918.579.1000 hillcrestmedicalcenter.com

Hillcrest Medical Center 5-C 1120 S Utica Ave, Tulsa, OK 74104 918.579.1000 hillcrestmedicalcenter.com

SaintFrancis Health System 7-D 6161 S Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 918.494.2200 saintfrancis.com

SaintFrancis Health System 7-D 6161 S Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 918.494.2200 saintfrancis.com

SaintFrancis Health System South 8-E 10501 E 91st St S, Tulsa, OK 74133 918.307.6000 saintfrancis.com

SaintFrancis Health System South 8-E 10501 E 91st St S, Tulsa, OK 74133 918.307.6000 saintfrancis.com

MAP SPONSORS

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TULSA THEATER

CAIN’S BALLROOM

OSU - TULSA

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN RECONCILIATION PARK

ONEOK FIELD WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER

GREENWOOD CULTURAL CENTER

USA BMX HQ/ HALL OF FAME MUSEUM

GREENWOOD RISING BLACK WALL ST. HISTORY CENTER

JAZZ HALL OF FAME

GREENWOOD RISING BLACK WALL ST. HISTORY CENTER

CITY HALL

TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

TULSA TRANSIT DENVER AVENUE STATION

BOB DYLAN CENTER CENTRAL LIBRARY

GRAYHOUND BUS STATION

TULSA COMMUNITY COLLEGE METRO CAMPUS

ARKANSASRIVER 244 244 412 64 75 75 75 64 51 51 COX BUSINESS CONVENTION CENTER OSU MEDICAL CENTER BOK
CENTER
GUTHRIE GREEN
VETERANS PARK
ARTS BLUEDOME DECO ARENA GREENWOOD CATHEDRAL 15TH 14TH 4TH 5TH 6TH 7TH 3RD 2ND 1ST 11TH 12TH 9TH 8TH 13TH CINCINNATI DETROIT ELWOOD DENVER CHEYENNE BOULDER MAIN MAIN BOSTON RECONCILIATION ARCHER CAMERON GREENWOOD GUTHRIE HOUSTON ELGIN FRANKFORT KENOSHA LANSING 2 4 3 5 6 7 8 9 B C E D G F A 1 TULSA DOWNTOWN MAP ARKANSASRIVER 244 244 412 64 75 75 75 64 51 51 COX BUSINESS CONVENTION CENTER OSU MEDICAL CENTER BOK CENTER
TULSA THEATER CAIN’S
CENTRAL LIBRARY
GUTHRIE GREEN
TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER CITY HALL JAZZ HALL OF FAME GREENWOOD CULTURAL CENTER
BALLROOM ONEOK FIELD WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER BOB DYLAN CENTER
TULSA COMMUNITY COLLEGE METRO CAMPUS
USA BMX HQ/ HALL OF FAME MUSEUM OSU - TULSA TULSA TRANSIT DENVER AVENUE STATION JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN RECONCILIATION PARK
VETERANS PARK
ARTS
DECO ARENA GREENWOOD CATHEDRAL 15TH 14TH
1ST 11TH 12TH
13TH
ELWOOD DENVER CHEYENNE BOULDER MAIN MAIN
RECONCILIATION ARCHER CAMERON
GUTHRIE HOUSTON ELGIN
KENOSHA
2 4 3 5 6 7 8 9 B C E D G F A 1 TULSA DOWNTOWN MAP
GRAYHOUND BUS STATION
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ATTRACTIONS

ATTRACTIONS

Bob Dylan Center 3-C 116 E Reconcillation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.393.3483 bobdylancenter.com

Bob Dylan Center 3-C 116 E Reconcillation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.393.3483 bobdylancenter.com

Greenwood Cultural Center 2-E 322 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.596.1020 greenwoodculturalcenter.com

Greenwood Cultural Center 2-E 322 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.596.1020 greenwoodculturalcenter.com

Greenwood Rising Black Wall Street History Center 3-E 23 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 539.867.3173 greenwoodrising.org

Greenwood Rising Black Wall Street History Center 3-E 23 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 539.867.3173 greenwoodrising.org

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 4-D 111 E 1st Street, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.928.6430 jazzdepotlive.com

Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 4-D 111 E 1st Street, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.928.6430 jazzdepotlive.com

USA BMX Hall of Fame Museum 1-F 490 N Lansing Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 480.961.1903 usabmx.com

USA BMX Hall of Fame Museum 1-F 490 N Lansing Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 480.961.1903 usabmx.com

Woody Guthrie Center 3-D 102 E Reconcilliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.574.2710 woodyguthriecenter.org

Woody Guthrie Center 3-D 102 E Reconcilliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.574.2710 woodyguthriecenter.org

MAJOR PARKS

MAJOR PARKS

Guthrie Green 3-D 111 E Reconcilliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.574.2710 guthriegreen.com

Guthrie Green 3-D 111 E Reconcilliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.574.2710 guthriegreen.com

Veterans Park 5-G 1028 E 6th St, Tulsa, OK 74120 918. 596.1444 cityoftulsa.org

Veterans Park 5-G 1028 E 6th St, Tulsa, OK 74120 918. 596.1444 cityoftulsa.org

John Hope Franklin Center for Reconcilliation 2-D 535 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 918.295.5009 jhfcenter.org

John Hope Franklin Center for Reconcilliation 2-D 535 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 918.295.5009 jhfcenter.org

SPORTS FACILITIES

SPORTS FACILITIES

ONEOK Field 3-E 201 N Elgin Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.744.5998 milb.com/tulsa/ballpark/oneok-field

ONEOK Field 3-E 201 N Elgin Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.744.5998 milb.com/tulsa/ballpark/oneok-field

USA BMX HQ and

USA BMX HQ and

Hall of Fame Museum 2-F 490 N Lansing Ave E, Tulsa, OK 74120 480.961.1903 usabmx.com

Hall of Fame Museum 2-F 490 N Lansing Ave E, Tulsa, OK 74120 480.961.1903 usabmx.com

VENUES

VENUES

BOK Center 5-C 200 S Denver Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.894.4200 bokcenter.com

BOK Center 5-C 200 S Denver Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.894.4200 bokcenter.com

Cain’s Ballroom 2/3-C 423 N Main St, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.584.2306 cainsballroom.com

Cain’s Ballroom 2/3-C 423 N Main St, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.584.2306 cainsballroom.com

Cox Business Convention Center 6-B 100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.894.4350 coxcentertulsa.com

Cox Business Convention Center 6-B 100 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.894.4350 coxcentertulsa.com

Tulsa Performing Arts Center 4-D 110 E 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.596.7122 tulsapac.com

Tulsa Performing Arts Center 4-D 110 E 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.596.7122 tulsapac.com

The Tulsa Theater 3-C 105 Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.582.7239 tulsatheater.com

The Tulsa Theater 3-C 105 Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.582.7239 tulsatheater.com

CITY & COUNTY FACILITIES

CITY & COUNTY FACILITIES

Tulsa City Hall 4-D 175 E 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.596.2100 cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa City Hall 4-D 175 E 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.596.2100 cityoftulsa.org

Tulsa City County Library 6-C 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.549-7323 usabmx.comtulsalibrary.org

Tulsa City County Library 6-C 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.549-7323 usabmx.comtulsalibrary.org

TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

Tulsa Transit Denver Avenue Station 5-C 319 S. Denver, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.957.8099 tulsatransit.org

Tulsa Transit Denver Avenue Station 5-C 319 S. Denver, Tulsa, OK 74103 918.957.8099 tulsatransit.org

Greyhound: Bus Station 4/5-E 317 S Detroit Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.584.4428 greyhound.com

Greyhound: Bus Station 4/5-E 317 S Detroit Ave, Tulsa, OK 74120 918.584.4428 greyhound.com

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Oklahoma State University - Tulsa 2-E 700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 918.594.8000 tulsa.okstate.edu

Oklahoma State University - Tulsa 2-E 700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 918.594.8000 tulsa.okstate.edu

Tulsa Community College Metro Campus 6-E 909 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74119 918.595.7000 tulsacc.edu

Tulsa Community College Metro Campus 6-E 909 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74119 918.595.7000 tulsacc.edu

HOSPITALS

HOSPITALS

Oklahoma State University Medical Center 7-B 744 W 9th St, Tulsa, OK 74127 918.599.1000 osumc.com

Oklahoma State University Medical Center 7-B 744 W 9th St, Tulsa, OK 74127 918.599.1000 osumc.com

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PLACES YOU’VE NEVER BEAN

TRY SOMETHING NEW FOR YOUR MUG.

Serious about your coffee and tea? Check out our unique musts while in town.

BLACK WALL STREET

LIQUID LOUNGE bwsll.com

COFFEE

Independent coffee shop in the heart of the historic Greenwood District where you can unwind from the stress of your day, recharge with coffee and treats and connect with others in the community.

TRIANGLE COFFEE trianglecoffee.co

Dog-friendly, industrial middowntown coffee spot decked out with plants offering warm customer service plus breakfast and lunch options. Featured in Tulsa King.

COFFEE HOUSE ON CHERRY STREET chocstulsa.com

Neighborhood coffee house and bakery serving locally roasted coffee, home made breakfast, lunch, and handmade delicious desserts. Order your cakes, pies, and coffee here.

TOPECA COFFEE ROASTERS

topecacoffee.com

GLACIER CHOCOLATE & COFFEE

glacierchocolate.com

Glacier’s South Tulsa location is the perfect place to grab a seasonal drink along with locally crafted chocolates. Lastminute gift shopping? Glacier’s unique truffles are perfect for birthdays, holidays and even to bring home as a souvenir.

Among the first “Farm-to-Café” coffee companies in the world, Topeca Coffee Roasters is a coffee staple with not only their own chain of incredible coffee shops, but a wellknown supplier to several local diners, gift stores and grocers. With three locations around downtown and one in Tulsa International Airport, Topeca is a traveler’s favorite.

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CIRQUE COFFEE ROASTERS cirquecoffee.com

Unique lattes and quick bites. Order a latte from their “Cereal Milk Bar” for flavors like Cocoa Puffs, Cinnamon Toast and Froot Loops.

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OH-SO-CLASSY CUISINE

FINE DINING NEVER TASTED SO GOOD.

Tulsa has a food scene for everyone. Visit one of these for an upper-class occasion.

BOSTON TITLE & ABSTRACT

bostontitleandabstract.com Offering New American and French fusion. Book an appointment today for some subterranean, decadent dining.

BULL IN THE ALLEY bullinthealley.com High-end chophouse tucked away in an alley in the Tulsa Arts District. Guaranteed to wow your date. Reservations strongly encouraged.

NEW SUMMER 2022

FREYA: NORDIC KITCHEN freyatulsa.com

OREN RESTAURANT

orenrestaurant.com

Choose Oren for fresh cuisine with a foundation in French and European technique. Many dishes are constructed with local produce at the forefront, so you won’t feel guilty for enjoying a lavish meal.

LOWOOD lowoodtulsa.com

SISSEROU’S CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT & CATERING

sisserousrestaurant.com

Inspired by the island of Dominica, Sisserou’s Restaurant transports you to the Caribbean via authentic and stylized cuisine in a vibrant setting.

Pronounced ‘hue-guh,’ this centuries old Danish word means a sense of intense well-being brought on by a place or experience emanating warmth, charm and coziness. Located on Brookside, this Justin Thompson Restaurant Group concept features classic and re-invented dishes & libations from all of Scandinavia.

FRENCH HEN frenchhentulsa.com

A true Tulsa gem for more than 40 years, French Hen has been in their classy downtown location since 2020. Stop by for incredible French fusion hors d’oeuvres, entrees and desserts all prepared in their scratch kitchen.

A portal to paradise in Tulsa’s East Village, Lowood specializes in wood-fired dishes and homemade pastas prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Boasting an intimate dining space and spacious back patio, this spot is bound to impress.

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UNIQUE DINING NEEDS

EAT WITH CONFIDENCE.

There simply is no shortage of options for anyone eating in Tulsa.

QUE GUSTO quegustotulsa.com

BIG BABY ROLLS & DONUTS

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bigbabyrolls.com

Get your fix on Route 66 (we had to say it)! Enjoy fresh, sweet and savory rolls plus amazing donuts including always-available vegan- and gluten -free options.

DESI WOK desiwok.net

CHIMERA CAFE chimeratulsa.com

An eclectic, vegan-friendly café in the Tulsa Arts District serving healthy, environmentally conscious breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

EAST VILLAGE BOHEMIAN PIZZERIA

eastvillagebohemian.com

East Village Bohemian Pizza is an eclectic, brick lined spot serving woodfired pizzas prepared Neapolitan style, with gluten free crusts and vegan options available. All pies are made with imported or local ingredients.

Desi Wok packs a flavor punch in the Tulsa community. With a cuisine blend of Chinese wok and traditional Indian spices, you can order Indian, Asian and Indo-Chinese dishes. Entrées are served fresh and madeto-order, with your desired spice level.

NEFF BREWING neffbrewing.com

A family operation that began as homebrewing for a better alternative and grew into a fully gluten-free craft brewery and restaurant. Award-winning food and brews (judged against gluten - included competitors).

Delicious Ecuadorian spot in the Tulsa Arts District perfect for a bite to eat before exploring some of Tulsa’s best contemporary galleries. Known for their flaky, crispy empanadas with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten -free options. L KING FOR MORE?

BEST EMPANADAS

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IN OKLAHOMA Yelp.com 2021 TOP 100

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ALLERGY & VEGAN DINING
RESTAURANTS IN THE U.S. Yelp.com

DINING SPOTLIGHT: EASTERN EATS

FROM AUTHENTIC ASIAN TO FORWARD-THINKING FUSION. When the weather gets chilly, warm up with these hot and spicy favorites.

KAI BURMESE CUISINE

facebook.com/kaiburmese Nestled where Midtown meets South Tulsa, Kai Burmese Cuisine has been recognized by USA Today and the New York Times for their authentic flavors. Offering daily specials and dishes like bak kut teh and udon, Kai is an experience not to miss.

RENDANG & CO. INDONESIAN BISTRO rendangandco.com

Rendang & Co. is one of Tulsa’s hottest restaurants serving authentic Indonesian fare. Expect classic Indonesian favorites like Kalio Rendang, Nasi Padang and more.

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Photo of Kai Burmese Cuisine. Courtesy of Root Tulsa. Courtesy of Pho Nhi and the Tulsa Global District. Courtesy of Rendang & Co. Indonesian Bistro.

LANNA

THAI

lannathaitulsa.com

Family-owned restaurant serving South Tulsa authentic Thai flavors since 1998. They rise to the challenge when asked to “make it spicy” and offer plenty of protein

options along with gluten free accommodations.

KEO keorestaurant.com

With locations in Midtown, South Tulsa and Broken Arrow, KEO offers a variety of dishes inspired by Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia. All dishes are made-to-order, prepared with all of the freshest ingredients. You’ll enjoy the modern environment with topnotch cuisine and service.

PHỞ NHI facebook.com/phonhitulsa

Packing incredible flavors into each dish (not to mention, at reasonable prices) Phở Nhi is a staple of the Tulsa Global District. Located inside the impressive Nam-Hai Oriental Food Market, there’s nothing funny about Phở Nhi.

MANDARIN TASTE

mandarintastetulsaok.com

Mandarin Taste specializes in authentic Szechuan and hot pot cuisine. When you stop by for lunch or dinner, you can expect made-to-order noodle soups, dumplings and other Chinese dishes with unique flavors.

IN THE RAW

intherawsushi.com

In The Raw Tulsa has continued to win the award for best sushi every year since 2001– featuring traditional and nouveau sushi, sashimi and nigiri creations. Four locations around town boast Asian fusion in chic digs, including their recently opened location in the penthouse of the Vast Bank building downtown.

ROPPONGI

roppongitulsa.com

Need some noods? Roppongi has you covered. Offering ramen, banh mi and more, Roppongi is a casual downtown Asian fusion spot, perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

NEW SPRING 2022 MR. KIM’S fantasticmrkims.com

New to Tulsa, Mr. Kim’s is an Asian-inspired steakhouse with flavors from Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Guam and Hawaii. Choose proteins from the Chef’s tasting menu, all cooked to order at your table–DIY or by your server if you prefer.

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FOOD FOR THE FAM

FAMILY DINING OPTIONS.

When you have a group of hungry family, finding the right restaurant for every member can be stressful and difficult. We’ve got some great local options that will feed your crew.

WAFFLE THAT! wafflethat.com

With locations in North Tulsa and midtown, Waffle That! is the place to go if you’re a fan of chicken and waffles. Beginning their journey as a food truck, Waffle That! breaks the mold with unique combinations from chicken-n-waffle cones and monthly waffle features.

THE BROOK brookrestaurant.com

With downtown, Brookside and South Tulsa locations, The Brook provides above and beyond classic American fare including their famous gooey mac n’ cheese.

HIDEAWAY PIZZA hideawaypizza.com

Hideaway Pizza is a Tulsa favorite. Whether you’re out with family or friends, you’ll enjoy the lively and colorful environment, build-your-own pizza pies, Italian dishes as well as a variety of alcohol options.

EVELYN’S SOUL FOOD evelynsoulfood.com

Find some of the best soul food in the world at Evelyn’s–we’re serious. Head to the North side of town to experience chef Wanda J Armstrong’s incredible array of comfort food including classics like catfish, fried chicken, peach cobbler and more.

OLLIE’S STATION visittulsa.com/ollies-station Ollie’s Station is full of Tulsa history. Located at Red Fork Corner, you can expect all your comfortable, down-home favorites in a warm atmosphere with railroad-inspired decor.

HOWDY BURGER

howdyburger.com

Head over to Route 66 for a classic flat top burger served on a fluffy potato bun with all the fixins. Don’t forget to add the legendary Howdy Burger Rodeo sauce and a crispy basket of fries.

EL RANCHO GRANDE elranchograndemexicanfood.com

Serving true Tex-Mex cuisine to generations of Tulsans since 1950; operating from their Route 66 location since 1953. Follow their neon sign to deliciousness.

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DOG-FRIENDLY DINING

KEEP THE FAMILY TOGETHER.

St. Louis may have Dogtown, but T-Town loves dogs. These spots around town are perfect for... Spot.

OPEN CONTAINER visittulsa.com/open-container

Boasting one of the best views of downtown available, Open Container is an excellent choice for a day or evening out with your pup. Grab a snack and a beverage and enjoy one of Tulsa’s incredible sunsets.

DOC’S WINE & FOOD

docswineandfood.com

Whether you’re eating on the patio or in the brick-accented dining room, you’ll always find a unique dish with a Creole flair at Doc’s Wine & Food. Come as you are, savor fresh seafood, seasonal offerings and wine pairings in a welcoming environment.

BLUE MOON CAFE

bluemoontulsa.com

This cute café on Brookside offers options from New American to Tex-Mex for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hang out on their heated patio perfect for pets and humans alike.

R BAR & GRILL

rbartulsa.com

Relaxed gastropub with indoor space, enclosed patio, and open-air patio seating available. Tulsa Tip: Go for brunch and get their snickerdoodlestyle donut holes.

FOOLISH THINGS COFFEE CO. foolishthingscoffee.com

Located on historic Route 66, Foolish Things is trendy and spacious. Enjoy an artfullypoured craft coffee, tea or even a tasty pastry or quiche. Stop by to get some work done or catch up with friends over a freshly brewed drink.

MCNELLIE’S PUBLIC HOUSE

mcnellies.com

McNellie’s is a perfect place to enjoy a mix of classic and modern pub fare. Complement your cravings with over 350 brews to choose from at their downtown and South Tulsa locations. Find a spot fit for all family members on their spacious patios.

SHADES OF BROWN shadescoffee.com

A Brookside icon, Shades of Brown Coffee & Art offers a welcoming atmosphere with incredible coffee, local art and cozy vibes.

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TULSA’S ON-TAP

WHAT’S BREWIN’ IN BOOM TOWN.

BREWERIES

From lagers to hearty porters, Tulsa’s craft brewery profile is rich and inclusive with beers for everyone from the casual drinker to your one friend who’s really into IPAs.

DOWNTOWN

DEAD ARMADILLO CRAFT BREWING dabrewery.com

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IN THE SOUTH”

BY RAVE

NAMED ONE OF THE “BEST BREWERIES

Named one of the “Best Breweries in the South” by RAVE, their brews and straightforward taproom paired with a spacious “boneyard” patio featuring downtown views keep locals coming back.

WELLTOWN BREWING welltownbrewing.com

Spacious, multi-story facility boasting a rooftop deck with amazing views of downtown, plus areas that can be rented for special events. Tulsa Take: try their Berry Bliss.

EERIE ABBEY ALES eerieabbeyales.com

Unique, monastic craft brewery in the

heart of the Deco District dishing out Belgian style beers. Taking full advantage of their historic space, their taproom oozes Belgian vibes to match their brews.

NEFF BREWING neffbrewing.com

You saw it first on PAGE 14 . Father-son duo

Jon and Jonathon Neff went to work (with the help of Jonathon’s chem + engineering background) making gluten-free beer on par with gluten-full beer

upon Jonathon’s celiac diagnosis. Brewing with new types of artisan malts of millet, buckwheat, rice and quinoa, NEFF’s creations are “Brewed For Everyone.”

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KENDALL WHITTIER DISTRICT

PEARL DISTRICT

NOTHING’S LEFT BREWING CO.

nothingsleftbrew.co Experiments with a wide variety of ingredients to craft interesting, drinkable beers.

PEARL BEACH BREW PUB

pearlbeachbrewpub.com Indoor and covered outdoor seating, sand

volleyball and an incredible downtown view. In addition to their brews, boasts a full bar complete with frozen drinks.

AMERICAN SOLERA

americansolera.com

Neon signage will lead the way to equally vibrant beer at the chic, vintage revival taproom of American Solera: a brewery that produces a wide range of fruit beers that blur the line between brewing and winemaking.

CABIN BOYS BREWERY

cabinboysbrewery.com

Offers hand-crafted ales brewed with spices, fruits and a touch of pizzazz to put a twist on traditional beer styles.

RENAISSANCE

BREWING CO.

renaissancebeer.com

The only facility specifically built for brewing in the city, Renaissance is a little different than other breweries you may have visited–their taproom opens

onto the brewing floor featuring four core brews and eight rotators.

MARSHALL’S BREWING COMPANY marshallbrewing.com

Bringing the art, quality and enjoyment of craft brewing to Oklahoma. Features a small tasting room with a wide variety of beer. The perfect place for an afternoon with friends.

HEIRLOOM RUSTIC ALES

heirloomrusticales.com

Slinging brews like “Mamas don’t let your cowboys grow up to be racists” in a dog-friendly, rustic, industrial space.

Creates community, collabs with charities, etc. Located in the Kendall-Whittier District, but close enough to the Pearl District breweries for a crawl.

AROUND TOWN

THE CAPE BREWING COMPANY thecapebrewingcompany.com

Fun interior plus spacious backyard. Jenks location perfect for relaxing after family time at the aquarium hosting bingo, trivia and live music. In their own words, The Cape is the “family-friendly, dog-friendly place to be.”

HIGH GRAVITY BREWING COMPANY AND PIPPIN’S TAPROOM

highgravitybrewingco.com Serves delicious libations on 11 rotating taps, plus their nitro tap. Dedicated to essential styles, flawlessly executed–with the occasional watermelon gose or toasted marshmallow s’more stout.

BROKEN ARROW BREWING COMPANY

brokenarrowbrewingco.com

Native American owned and operated microbrewery. Built-in 1906, the space is now a charming drinking spot with everything from traditional to experimental styles.

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AFTER HOURS

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT.

Think Tulsa is beautiful during the day? You should see it come to life when the sun takes a break. One glimpse at night life in Tulsa–and you’ll be after ours.

quality craft cocktails. Go for stained-glass window vibes.

COFFEE

OPTIONS NIGHTLIFE

VALKYRIE valkyrietulsa.com

Destination bar dripping charisma, comfort and class serving quality drinks without pretense. A revolving menu offers classic and new cocktails made from whole, fresh ingredients and crafted just for you by knowledgeable bar staff.

ST. VITUS stvitustulsa.com

Tulsa’s premier electronic music dance club, tucked in an alley serving high

SHADY KEYS shadykeys.com

A brick-walled dueling piano joint in a historic Blue Dome District building dishing out lively sing-along classics. Bring cash to request your favorite tunes!

DUST BOWL LANES & LOUNGE dustbowllounge.com/ locations/tulsa

Hit the lanes or snag a drink in this bowling alley turned late-night club. Treat your crew to the VIP Room rental.

SATURN ROOM saturnroom.com

Find a true escape from daily life at the out-of-this-world Saturn Room. Head

on an island-hopping rum flight through the Caribbean and try beachy cocktails in their wide assortment of tiki glassware.

CLUB MAJESTIC visittulsa.com/club-majestic Catering to the LGBTQIA+ community, Club Majestic provides upscale entertainment–including frequent, amazing drag shows–for all.

JUICEMAKER LOUNGE

visittulsa.com/juicemaker-lounge

Catch live music daily at Juicemaker Lounge. Owned by local legend Tori Ruffin (longtime guitarist for Prince musical associates Morris Day and the Time) Juicemaker Lounge is an all-inclusive, genreaccepting venue.

THE MAX RETROPUB maxretropub.com

Major Stranger Things vibes. Throwback while you throw back at Tulsa’s only 80’s/90’s themed bar with retro games and drinks.

NEW SPRING 2022

SIDECAR BARLEY & WINE BAR sdcrbar.com

Take in Tulsa from above and enjoy handcrafted beverages and 360-degree views from their Cherry Street or Jenks locations.

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OUTSTANDING
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ROUTE 66: AMERICA’S HIGHWAY

WALK, BIKE OR DRIVE DOWN MEMORY LANE. Tulsa County’s 26-mile stretch of Route 66 keeps things fresh with new neons, shops and restaurants opening left and right.

ROUTE 66

HISTORICAL VILLAGE

route66village.com

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Located in Southwest Tulsa, this open-air museum offers a unique experience educating visitors about Tulsa’s history in the oil, refining and transportation industries. Their Visitor’s Center is a replica of a 1920’s Phillips 66 gas station, which pairs nicely with their towering 154-foottall oil derrick–the tallest oil derrick in North America.

CYRUS AVERY CENTENNIAL PLAZA & CYRUS AVERY PLAZA SOUTHWEST

visittulsa.com/cyrus-averycentennial-plaza

Route 66 bronze statues, plaza, park, Skywalk and pedestrian bridge located on

Southwest Boulevard and Riverside Drive honoring Cyrus Avery, the “father of Route 66.” Stop by to enjoy a taste of Tulsa art deco and take some great photos.

BUCK ATOM’S

COSMIC CURIOS buckatomson66.com

A gift shop celebrating the magic of the Mother Road. Find Route 66 inspired

apparel, home accessories, arts and more.

DECOPOLIS DISCOVITORIUM & TULSARAMA

decopolis.net

An Art Deco themed “town square” and mini-Museum, plus the DECOPOLIS Discovitorium filled with fantastical science décor and gifts.

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MOTHER ROAD MARKET & SHOPS AT MRM motherroadmarket.com

A vibrant food hall where you can enjoy local favorites, new concepts and rotating residents of the Kitchen 66 food incubator program. Enjoy a full-service bar and an expansive patio with outdoor seating, a Route 66-themed mini golf course and more!

MEADOW GOLD DISTRICT meadowgolddistrict.com Main Street-style shopping on the Mother Road.

The locally owned spots and public art on this stretch of Route 66 offer some of Tulsa’s most eclectic shopping, dining and views.

SOUTHWEST TRADING COMPANY facebook.com/ southwestnativegoods

A Native-owned family business, Southwest Trading Company offers Native American made and handmade items. With apparel, jewelry, candles and more, this is the perfect spot for you to find a gift for anyone.

THE BLUE WHALE visittulsa.com/blue-whale

One of the wackier Route 66 roadside attractions, the Blue Whale of Catoosa is a classic photo op with frequent festivals. This is a must-see for superfans of the Mother Road.

ROUTE 66 RISING visittulsa.com/route-66-rising Dedicated in 2019, Route 66 Rising is an impressive sculpture measuring over 30 feet high and 70 feet long. Find this Instagramable stop at the Avery Traffic Circle.

JOSEY RECORDS joseyrecords.com

With major music city vibes, Josey Records in the Meadow Gold District offers vinyl records along with

Courtesy of Southwest Trading Company.

turntables, CDs, tapes, apparel, and other music accessories.

THE SKY GALLERY theskygallery.com

Proudly showcasing Oklahoma goods, the Sky Gallery boasts local art and crafts including blown glass, wood carving, baskets, jewelry, sculptures, fiber art, mosaics, ceramics, paintings, stained glass, and more.

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EXPLORE GREEN COUNTRY

GET OUT, PLAY AND GO WILD.

With the largest privately funded park on the planet – and equally impressive natural outdoor locations all over – Tulsa is one of those cities where you could spend all week outside. Good luck not falling in love.

endangered in the wild. Visit immersive exhibits like the Mary K. Chapman Rhino Reserve; learn more about your favorite animals during daily keeper chats; or enjoy the scenery during a trip on the train.

10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY GUTHRIE GREEN guthriegreen.com

The beating heart of Tulsa’s Arts District, Guthrie Green is an urban green space and performance venue that celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Frequently hosts food trucks and free events such as movie nights, yoga, concerts and fitness bootcamps.

TULSA BOTANIC GARDEN tulsabotanic.org

An all-season oasis blooming in the Osage Hills just eight miles northwest of Tulsa. The Lakeside Promenade gracefully encompasses a seven-acre lake, and the Cross Timbers Trail provides a 1.5 mile hike through the native prairie and forest. Frequently hosts nature walks,

full moon hikes and–of course–gardening classes.

TULSA ZOO tulsazoo.org

A fun and affordable destination where families can connect. Located in Mohawk Park, the Tulsa Zoo’s beautiful 85-acres are home to more than 400 species–many rare and

CREEK NATION COUNCIL OAK PARK

After surviving forcedremoval from their ancestral homelands, the Creek Nation’s Locvpoka (Locapoga) Tribal Town established their new home at the historic Council Oak tree, which still stands within the park grounds in downtown Tulsa.

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Glow on the Green at Guthrie Green. Courtesy of Landon J. Photography. Courtesy of the Tulsa Botanic Garden.

TURKEY MOUNTAIN URBAN WILDERNESS AREA visittulsa.com/turkey-mountain

A recreational treasure, Turkey Mountain encompasses several hundred acres of rugged land less than a 15-minute drive from downtown. Turkey Mountain offers an escape from city life via a thick canopy of trees–and miles of hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and running trails. A map of the marked trails is located near the trailhead, along with signage describing the varying degrees of difficulty for some of the trails. Downloadable maps are available at riverparks.org

RIVER PARKS riverparks.org

Rugged and rocky, River Parks’ 600 thickly wooded acres

feature an inviting mix of dirt trails, ponds, and spectacular views of the city-perfect for hiking, biking or running. The 26 miles of trails run from downtown Tulsa south along the Arkansas River on the east and west banks with parking, restrooms, play equipment and furnished rest stops along the way.

GATHERING PLACE

gatheringplace.org

Riverfront park offering worldclass experiences for all ages with no entry fee. Climb on larger-than-life cranes in the Chapman Adventure Playground or take in the downtown Tulsa skyline while soaring on Swing Hill. Year-round programming includes children’s activities, live music, art shows, sports events and so much more.

THIS MACHINE

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This Machine bike share provides a high quality, convenient and affordable bicycle transit system.

With the This Machine app, locals and visitors alike can rent from a system of 200+ electric pedal-assist bicycles from 45+ conveniently located kiosks along bikeable areas around midtown and downtown.

These bikes are perfect for getting from downtown Tulsa to Gathering Place, and are also now available in the Broken Arrow Rose District!

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EXPAND YOUR UNDERSTANDING

EXPLORE THE WORLD AROUND US AND THE HISTORY BEHIND US.

Tulsa’s skyline alone is a thing of beauty with breath-taking art deco at every turn. As you close in for further examination, each building, alley and brick has something unique and meaningful to say. If you have time, be sure to check out a mural tour or peruse one of Tulsa’s fine art or history museums.

CONTINUED LEARNING

CIRCLE CINEMA

circlecinema.org

Tulsa’s oldest-standing movie theatre, Circle Cinema originally opened in 1928 and now operates as the only nonprofit cinema in the area. They celebrate creativity, the arts and filmmakers from around the corner to around the world.

TOURS OF TULSA toursoftulsa.com

Walk over and under the streets of downtown Tulsa through buildings built in Tulsa’s oil boom days. Tours of Tulsa can customize an itinerary specifically for you and your group with a guided tour to fit your schedule.

DENNIS R. NEILL EQUALITY CENTER okeq.org

Established in 1995, the Equality Center serves the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender and allied community and is one of the largest centers of its kind in the region. The center is owned and operated by Oklahomans for Equality and includes an event center, a full-service lending library, a wellness center and more.

SHERWIN MILLER MUSEUM OF JEWISH ART

jewishmuseumtulsa.org

Contains the Southwest’s finest collection of Judaica, with priceless items nearly 4,000 years old. An extraordinary Holocaust Collection emphasizes the experiences of survivors who came to live in Oklahoma, as well as Oklahomans who participated in the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps.

TULSA TOURS tulsa.tours

Explore the skyscrapers of downtown Tulsa, built by the oilers who left their lasting imprint on the skyline. Discover hidden tunnels, or hear the story of the Greenwood District and Black Wall Street with Tulsa Tours!

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FOR KIDS & KIDS AT HEART

OKLAHOMA AQUARIUM okaquarium.org

Underwater experiences await you throughout galleries featuring aquatic life from our oceans, rivers, lakes and streams. See the largest bull shark collection in the world through a unique walk-through tunnel and dome. Crawl through the Kelp Forest and Discovery Caves and Extreme Amazon to come face-to-face with exotic stingrays, iguanas and fish from these habitats. Get even closer by rolling up your sleeves at interactive touch and feed tanks.

TULSA AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM tulsamuseum.org

Launch back in time and experience Tulsa’s aerospace history. Enjoy the unique

opportunity to look at vintage planes while also taking delight in the many interactive exhibits. Fly on a jet simulation, maneuver robotic arms like an astronaut in space and more! Travel through the vast unknowns of space in the planetarium, which is the second of its kind in the world.

THE OUTSIDERS HOUSE MUSEUM theoutsidershouse.com

Immerse yourself in Tulsa history with a visit to the set of the cult-classic movie–The Outsiders. Offering behind-thescenes stories, memorabilia and more, the Outsiders House Museum just northeast of downtown Tulsa is a timetraveling experience that’s worth a trip even if you’ve never seen the movie.

NEW SPRING 2022 DISCOVERY LAB discoverylab.org

In a state-of-the-art building next door to the Gathering Place, the Discovery Lab provides unique programming for children in middle-school and younger geared toward developing their creativity, critical-thinking, problemsolving and collaboration skills. With a labyrinth of tunnels, a slide made from packing tape, science demos, The WorkShop, Science Lab, and so much more, Discovery Lab is a place where kids and their families can make, learn, explore, and design things using real stuff in new and different ways. Inspired by best practices in informal learning.

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REVITALIZED & THRIVING

GREENWOOD RISING greenwoodrising.org

A state-of-the-art history center located at the heart of the historic Greenwood District honoring the legacy of Black Wall Street before and after the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, Greenwood Rising allows visitors to explore and connect with Greenwood District history through an immersive journey using projection mapping, holographic effects, and environmental media.

GREENWOOD CULTURAL CENTER

greenwoodculturalcenter.org

A monument to the Greenwood citizens who created a renowned and respected community despite formidable odds. Experience life in historic Greenwood through photos and stories from Tulsa Race Massacre survivors, a restored home that originally belonged to survivors and much more.

PATHWAY TO HOPE greenwoodrising.org/ pathway-to-hope

A direct walking route between John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park and other sites in the core of the Greenwood District. The pathway symbolically reconnects a Greenwood District bisected by I-244 during Tulsa’s urban renewal phase.

HOPE FRANKLIN RECONCILIATION PARK

jhfcenter.org/ reconciliation-park Features Hope Plaza–a 16-foot granite structure with three bronze sculptures–depicting actual images from the Tulsa Race Massacre. The 25-foot Tower of Reconciliation at the center of the park tells the powerful stories of Oklahoma’s earliest Black residents and the history of Black Wall Street.

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TULSA IS A SPORTS CITY.

From soccer to the saddle, Tulsa boasts sports galore.

PROFESSIONAL

USA BMX NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS & HALL OF FAME MUSEUM

SPORTS

This beautiful new structure located in Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District boasts an incredible display of BMX history and gear, plus an athlete training space. Stands next door to the Hardesty National BMX Stadium.

TULSA OILERS tulsaoilers.com

Find Tulsa’s professional ice hockey team, who play in the East Coast Hockey League, at the BOK Center. An evening at an Oilers game is a guarantee for some exciting action on the ice. You may think Tulsa’s too hot for hockey and if that’s the case, maybe the Oilers are too hot for you.

FC TULSA fctulsa.com

FC Tulsa is Oklahoma’s premier professional soccer club. The team plays in the USL Championship, the second division of U.S. Soccer and much like the scissor-tailed flycatcher (Oklahoma’s state bird) featured prominently in their logo–this team is all about speed, upward momentum–and reaching new heights.

TULSA DRILLERS milb.com/tulsa

Since moving from Lafayette in 1977, the Drillers have served as Tulsa’s exclusive minor league baseball team. The Drillers play in the gorgeous ONEOK Field, conveniently located in the hustle and bustle of the historic Greenwood District. You won’t be able to miss the energy–and fireworks–that every game brings to downtown.

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ONEOK Field in downtown Tulsa. UPCOMING GAMES DEC 22 & 23 VS ALLEN AMERICANS JAN 8 VS WICHITA THUNDER JAN 13 & 14 VS RAPID CITY RUSH Find the full schedule at:

COLLEGIATE

THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA and ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY offer the best of competitive sports on the collegiate level. With basketball in full swing, see below for the next few upcoming ORU home basketball games.

For more information on Tulsa’s collegiate athletic scene and full schedules, visit tulsagoldenhurricane.com or oruathletics.com

EQUINE exposquare.com

Each year national and international horse exhibitions and shows fill the calendar at the state-of-the-art Expo Square. You’ll see just about every breed–

from Arabians to Quarter Horses.

Experience rodeos, barrel racing and calf roping events. Plus, check out summertime quarter horse racing at nearby Fair Meadows.

RACING

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Catch races at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park and Hallett Motor Racing Circuit. Calendar available at tulsaracewaypark.com

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WALL-TO-WALL HUMAN EXPRESSION, LITERALLY.

Tulsa’s skyline alone is a thing of beauty with breath-taking art deco at every turn. As you close in for further examination, each building, alley and brick has something unique and meaningful to say. If you have time, be sure to check out a mural tour or peruse one Tulsa’s fine art or history museums.

TULSA REMOTE MURAL

Located in the Blue Dome District downtown reflecting Tulsa’s Art Deco skyline, the Tulsa Remote Mural is out of this world.

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Paying homage to Tulsa legend Leon Russell, this Blue Dome District mural can be found next door to the Boxyard. Photo of Leon Russell Mural. Courtesy of Phil Clarkin.

“MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN OKLAHOMA”

MUSEUMS

PHILBROOK

ART philbrook.org

Nestled on 25-acres of pristine gardens, offering worldclass art in a villa that transports visitors to the Italian countryside. Philbrook houses a sprawling collection of American, Renaissance and Baroque art, including one of the most comprehensive surveys of 20th Century Indigenous art in the U.S. Once the home of Waite and Genevieve Phillips, this landmark frequently hosts events from art talks to nature walks–and a stunning annual light display.

TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM tulsahistory.org

Located in the historic Sam Travis mansion with rotating exhibit galleries featuring stories from Tulsa’s past. Their wide ranging collection includes over 200,000 photographs, books, maps, historical costumes, architectural elements, and fine and decorative arts. In addition, the museum’s Vintage Garden invites visitors to stroll among the flowers, trees and historical Tulsa artifacts.

LIVING ARTS OF TULSA livingarts.org

This gallery offers creative workshops, performances, exhibitions, films/videos, demonstrations of current art, lectures, related educational activities and research in its mission to present and develop contemporary art forms in Tulsa.

108|CONTEMPORARY 108contemporary.org

A gallery that strives to educate and develop connections within the Tulsa community by drawing attention to contemporary pieces found in Oklahoma and from around the world. This non-profit community arts organization supports Oklahoma’s contemporary fine craft artists, connecting them with audiences and opportunities.

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Learn more about one of the world’s best collections of art deco architecture with a tour from the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture.

VINTAGE SEWING CENTER AND MUSEUM

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A historical hands-on museum with over 700 vintage sewing machines on display, with many set up for use. The collection includes a variety of displays from treadle machines to mid-century modern machines, and dainty hand crank machines to heavy-duty industrial machines. The Museum also offers workshops, quilting parties, machine repair and restoration, as well as specialty machine rental.

TULSA FOUNDATION FOR ARCHITECTURE

tulsaarchitecture.org

Tulsa Foundation for Architecture offers walking tours highlighting some of downtown Tulsa’s architectural treasures. Docents point

out features of unique buildings and offer historical perspectives. Each second Saturday tour is different, but will typically include a visit to a lobby, a tunnel or maybe even an oil baron’s penthouse! On any given tour, you might see beautiful examples of Art Deco, Beaux Arts, Gothic Revival and Mid-Century Modern buildings.

HENRY ZARROW CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION utulsa.com/zarrow

The Zarrow Center is a dynamic arts anchor with exhibitions offered by The University of Tulsa’s School of Art. Shows include exhibits featuring the artwork of local, regional and nationally recognized emerging artists.

TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

tulsapac.com

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center (TPAC) is located in Tulsa’s historic downtown and was designed by the architect of the former World Trade Center towers.

Ella Fitzgerald kicked off the first concert in 1977. With four theaters, a studio space and a large reception hall, the TPAC has hosted many Broadway tours, popular artists, local talent and functions like recitals.

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ENJOY TULSA’S WORLD-CLASS GAMING.

With three of the best casinos and resorts imaginable, not a single choice is a gamble.

brand-new hotel, and try to catch a show at the Skyline Event Center while you’re there!

RIVER SPIRIT CASINO RESORT riverspirittulsa.com

HARD ROCK HOTEL &

CASINO TULSA hardrockcasinotulsa.com

Try more than 2,400 of the newest and most popular electronic games and enjoy Northeast Oklahoma’s largest non-smoking gaming floor. Their resort features a 19-story luxury hotel with more than 350 rooms and suites with an additional 100 suites in a stunning 10-story smoke-free hotel tower.

OSAGE CASINO HOTEL osagecasino.com

Offers a world-class casino experience, from the rush

of the high-stakes tables to electronic gaming options. Experienced chefs bring extraordinary care and attention to a menu of classic comfort food to their dining options. Book a stay in their

A luxurious hotel rising 27 stories high with retail, a convention center, a showroom for live entertainment and sporting events plus VIP suites. The Margaritaville Casino is packed with 850 electronic games and 27 live table and poker games. Try two-story Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant or Ruth Chris’s Steakhouse, and don’t miss the resort pool cabana experience.

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TULSA’S MUSIC SCENE

ECLECTIC MUSIC LIKE YOU’VE NEVER HEARD.

On par with its iconic art deco skyline, Tulsa’s soundtrack is best described as beautiful and harmonic. With so many unique layers of sounds, styles and creativity, there’s truly something for everyone in this legendary — yet evolving — music destination.

LEGENDARY VENUES

TULSA SOUND

CAIN’S BALLROOM

cainsballroom.com

An iconic dance hall and concert venue since the 1930s, Cain’s still attracts top performers from Green Day to Tech N9ne, who are honored to share the same stage with former legends. Numerous fundraisers, charity balls and private events are held here each year. Doubles as a rentable event venue for banquets, parties, weddings and more.

BOK CENTER

bokcenter.com

When the world’s most renowned performers come to town, they come to the BOK Center. The 18,000+ seat arena transformed Tulsa’s downtown landscape, spurring economic growth and development, all by hosting today’s hottest names in music and entertainment, including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Reba McEntire, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney and Jason Aldean.

TULSA

THEATER

tulsatheater.com

A historic concert hall completed in 1914, the Tulsa Theater was originally designed to serve as the city’s Municipal Auditorium and has since hosted some of world’s greatest musicians and entertainers. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, the Tulsa Theater has hosted musicians including Chicago, Al Green, Buddy Holly, B.B. King, Weezer and Vance Joy.

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Courtesy of Tyler Layne Photography. Courtesy of Cain’s Ballroom. Photo by Phil Clarkin. Courtesy of George Kaiser Family Foundation.

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

VANGUARD thevanguardtulsa.com

Catch your favorite artist here before they’re selling out arenas! The Vanguard is a popular spot among locals for reasonably priced shows without a bad seat in the house. Get up close and personal with the next big band.

THE SHRINE

tulsashrine.com

The Shrine is a classic Tulsa bar and music venue at the popular 18th and Boston hub home to restaurants and other night spots. Every night, enjoy live music, friendly bartenders and a unique vibe unmatched anywhere else in town.

MERCURY LOUNGE

mercuryloungetulsa.com

Another 18th and Boston spot boasting music every night. A converted gas station and Tulsa classic boasting an open patio, covered patio, fireplace, pool table and old school juke box, and hosts some of the best live original music in town.

THE COLONY colonytulsa.com

For more than 60 years, The Colony has been a staple of the Tulsa music community. This Britishthemed local classic is nestled in Midtown and hosts live original music every night.

LOWDOWN lowdowntulsa.com

Looking to jazz things up? Head to LowDown in the Tulsa Arts District. This 21+ underground spot is a guaranteed good time.

MUSIC HISTORY

NEW SPRING 20 2 2 THE CHURCH STUDIO thechurchstudio.com

Formerly Grace Methodist Episcopal Church founded in 1915, Church Studio was purchased in 1972 by legendary musician Leon Russell, who transformed the building into a recording studio. The birthplace of the Tulsa Sound was recently restored by owners Ivan Acosta and Teresa Knox and opened in 2021 as a world-class recording studio and event space on the vibrant Studio Row.

NEW SPRING 20 2 2 BOB DYLAN CENTER bobdylancenter.com

Offers unprecedented access to the creative life of one of America’s most important and influential artists, the facility houses and exhibits more than 100,000 exclusive cultural treasures created and owned by Bob Dylan. The center provides programming, performances and special displays showcasing the artist’s message and impact.

WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER

woodyguthriecenter.org

A museum and center for inspiration, the Woody Guthrie Center offers three spaces: the temporary gallery is perfect for catered receptions, the classroom accommodates group meetings and the theater is an intimate space for performances or presentations.

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TAKE HOME A PART OF TULSA

YOU DESERVE TO SPLURGE.

Maybe you’ve heard Tulsa’s a super affordable place to be. It’s also a super affordable place to shop!

SHOPPING DESTINATIONS

BROOKSIDE brooksidetheplacetobe.com

SHOPPING

Classy-yet-casual dining joints, from designer clothes to signature Tulsa-themed gifts, a cozy cafe and even a professional ballet company characterize the charming Brookside district, a neighborhood just a short jaunt away from Gathering Place.

KENDALL WHITTIER DISTRICT visitkendallwhittier.com

This funky corner of Tulsa has something for everyone. Head to Kendall Whittier to experience a mix of art studios, breweries, restaurants, a historic theater and non-mainstream retail.

HISTORIC GREENWOOD DISTRICT

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Peruse one of the most incredible sneaker stores in the US or pick up some Black Wall Street gear sold from historic buildings on Greenwood Ave. Afterwards, fuel up at Black Wall Street Liquid Lounge.

CHERRY STREET

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A dynamic, foodie’s playground boasting locally owned restaurants, antiques, and boutiques. Perfect brunch dates, bar crawls or pleasant family dinners.

TULSA GLOBAL DISTRICT globaldistrict.org

Get your daily dose of culture on East Tulsa Main Street! Try something new at Pho Nhi or grab authentic ingredients at Las Americas Supermercado. Don’t miss

authentic Mexican pastries at Pancho Anaya Bakery and try some El Salvedorian fare at La Reyna Salvadoreña.

THE BOXYARD tulsaboxyard.com

Inspired by an iconic London development, the downtown Boxyard is constructed of repurposed shipping containers that now house a variety of shops like Nine one Skate and Sweet Boutique.

UTICA SQUARE uticasquare.com

A quaint, Instagrammable (yes, we’re calling that a word) slice of Midtown packed with restaurants, boutiques and shops lined around flower beds and an iconic phone booth.

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LET’S GO TO THE MALL

WOODLAND HILLS MALL

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There’s always something bustling at Woodland Hills, which includes the commercial area around Woodland Hills Mall at 71st and Memorial and has plenty to offer for all ages. Shop ‘til you drop and expand your palate with some grub from any of the nearby restaurants.

SOUTHROADS SHOPPING

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The area surrounding Promenade Mall, Southroads, is a local staple for shopping major brands from Dillard’s to Vintage Stock. Find party decorations, pet supplies and more all in one bustling hub.

NEIGHBORHOOD MAIN STREETS

JENKS jenks.com

Known as the “Antique Capital of Oklahoma,” this side of town has so much more to offer than its wonderful array of antique shops. The Oklahoma Aquarium alongside the Arkansas River is home to the world’s largest exhibit of bull sharks. Next door, the Riverwalk boasts excellent shopping and dining, plus live music at their outdoor amphitheater.

BROKEN ARROW | ROSE DISTRICT brokenarrowok.gov

In Broken Arrow, you discover a city with the tranquil atmosphere of a small community while offering a variety of cultural, shopping and sporting opportunities. This booming suburb boasts hiking trails, a nature park and nine public and private golf courses.

BIXBY bixbyok.gov

Another quickly growing suburb (that’s a theme here) known for community festivals like the Green Corn Festival held annually on the 4th Thursday, Friday and Saturday of June.

OWASSO | REDBUD DISTRICT

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The Redbud tree is well-recognized in Oklahoma as the state tree, but it is also the nickname for Owasso’s budding destination district. Find your newest outfit at one of the Redbud District’s trendy boutiques, offering goods from designer clothing to kimchi; and be sure to try their unique, locally owned restaurants.

SAPULPA

| CROSSROADS

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The Sapulpa Crossroads in downtown Sapulpa offers local boutique and antique shopping, food and specialty stores that are all within walking distance.

SAND SPRINGS sandspringsok.org

Tulsa’s gateway to Keystone Lake, Sand Springs is a tight-knit community with an adorable historic downtown home to enchanting dining and shopping options.

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Mural by Carlos Barboza. Courtesy of the City of Broken Arrow.

WHERE TO STAY

FROM AIRBNBS TO BNBS.

You’ll have to sleep sometime. And it’s important you’re vibing with where you’re resting your head. Lucky for you, Tulsa kind of has the market cornered on variety. From mansion to pad and loft to executive suite, the real question is how many times will you hit snooze in the a.m.

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BOUTIQUE HOTEL

21andahalftulsa.com

Just across from the Guthrie Green in the center of the Tulsa Arts District, this boutique hotel includes 12 newly redesigned studio apartments. Each room is equipped with all the essentials any traveler would need for two nights or an extended stay. Relax in their harmoniously

designed living spaces with breathtaking views of the stunning Tulsa skyline.

BACK TO THE BUELLER visittulsa.com/back-to-the-bueller With space for the entire family, “Back to the Bueller” is a retro midtown Airbnb celebrating “throwback Thursday” every day. Enjoy amenities including an Original Nintendo,

retro styled, neon signs and more in a convenient location close to Route 66 and the fairgrounds.

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT-TULSA DOWNTOWN

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Experience history while enjoying all the modern conveniences at the Courtyard by Marriott in the Historic

Atlas Life Building. Absorb the Art Deco features of their 1st floor lobby, and choose a room on their Historic 7th floor to see original building features from 1922.

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