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MIDWEST

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VISITORS

VISITMIDWESTCITY.COM

GUIDE

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2017


Midwest City promotional brochure, 1946


CONTENTS Meet the Mayor // 3

Through the Years // 16

Midwest City: 75 Years // 4 of Riveting History

Where to Shop // 18

Midwest City Map // 6 Where to Play // 10 Special Events // 14

Where to Eat // 20 Where to Stay // 24 Where to Meet // 29 Nearby Attractions // 31

The 2017 Midwest City Visitors Guide is a publication of the Midwest City Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Midwest City Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to thank and acknowledge the following entities for their assistance with photography for the commemorative edition Visitors Guide.We also would like to credit these entities appropriately for allowing the Midwest City Convention and Visitors Bureau to utilize in a not-for-profit manner. The manner in which these photos were credentialed were pre-approved by the entities involved: Atkinson Heritage Center, City of Midwest City, Midwest City Parks and Recreation Department, ODOT, Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Historical Society, Rose State College, Rose State College Foundation and Eddie McGee Photography. Midwest City Convention & Visitors Bureau 7200 SE 29th Street Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110 Located in the Midwest City Welcome & Information Center (405) 739-8239 VisitMidwestCity.com

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WELCOME

Whether you are visiting relatives, here for vacation, relocating, a current resident of our great community or simply just passing through, Midwest City wants to welcome you to Oklahoma! Powered by the pride of our state, Midwest City has so much to offerbe sure to stop by the Midwest City Convention & Visitors Bureau conveniently located in the Welcome & Information Center.

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MAYOR Welcome to Midwest City! Thank you for choosing Midwest City as your destination. I am proud to be a lifelong resident of this great city and to serve as the mayor. Midwest City is the largest city in eastern Oklahoma County and home to several new attractions, great shopping and terrific restaurants. The community is 26 square miles and has a population of 56,000. With Midwest City’s convenient location near the crossroads of I-40, I-35 and I-44, we are just minutes from everything central Oklahoma has to offer. As we begin 2017, we celebrate not only our 75th anniversary; but we join Tinker Air Force Base in celebrating its 75th anniversary and the United States Air Force as it celebrates its 70th anniversary. We hope you’ll join us for all the festivities planned in honor of these anniversaries. For more information, visit the Midwest City website: MidwestCityOK.org, or the Midwest City Convention & Visitors Bureau website: VisitMidwestCity.com. The recent years have brought extraordinary growth to Midwest City, designating it as one of the premier meeting and conference venues in Oklahoma with more than 800 well-equipped hotel rooms. We feature the Reed Conference Center, Atkinson Heritage Center, Rose State College’s Professional Training Center and Community Learning Center. Complementing these is our Town Center Plaza Shopping and Dining District just north of Tinker Air Force Base at

29th Street and the I-40 corridor. With the support of our Midwest City Chamber of Commerce, we love to welcome new businesses into our community. Visit their website: MidwestCityOK.net. I personally recommend exploring our 34 public parks that offer many unique features such as the Major Charles B. Hall Memorial Air Park, a collection of Tinker’s aviation history. You can pay remembrance to our veterans at our Veterans Memorial, which celebrates the service and sacrifice of all who have served in the United States military. Cool off at our water park, Reno Swim and Slide, or partake in our Golf Digest four-star rated golf course, John Conrad Regional Golf Course, featuring 18 holes of strategically-designed fairways and greens. Top off your day with a performance or concert at Rose State College’s Hudiburg Chevrolet Center, which hosts top talent year-round: Rose.edu/content/news-events/event-centers/. I am proud to affirm that Midwest City is “Where the Spirit Flies High.” Thank you for choosing to visit Midwest City. It is an honor to serve you. Sincerely,

Matthew D. Dukes II MAYOR OF MIDWEST CITY, OKLAHOMA

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EYRIVEATINRG SHISTORY Midwest City was founded in 1942 by Oklahoma businessman and builder W.P. “Bill” Atkinson. Atkinson learned of the United States Army’s desire to build a new airfield in the center of the country, the largest military base to ever be built, and knew central Oklahoma was the perfect location. He purchased thousands of acres of undeveloped land and began developing homes, schools, churches, parks, entertainment and shopping, creating a selfcontained city for military personnel and the civilian work force. Almost simultaneously, Midwest Air Depot rose from the plains and all-important work began.

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During World War II, the Midwest City Douglas Aircraft Company Plant constructed more than half of the 10,000 C-47 Skytrain United States Army cargo planes. The plant cost $24 million to build and rolled out its first C-47s in March 1943. Some 38,000 Oklahomans worked at the plant, the majority of them women. The plant closed on August 17, 1945, and was redesignated as Building 3001. On November 1, 1945, it was transferred to the Oklahoma City Air Technical Service Command and is now the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. Midwest Air Depot was renamed on January 13, 1948 to Tinker Air Force Base to honor Major General Clarence Tinker, a member of Osage Nation, from Pawhuska, Oklahoma. He was the first American general to be killed on a mission in World War II as he was leading a flight of B-24’s Liberators near Wake Island. Atkinson worked fervently to create Midwest City, thinking through every detail in order to please families. He built and sold each home with a value-added incentive of owning a Shetland pony that he would house in a pony barn on the grounds of his mansion that is now deemed part of the historical museum, the Atkinson Heritage Center.


Over the next several decades, Midwest City became home to countless service men and women as well as thriving business development with opportunities for employment and education, fulfilling the quality of life needs of the community. Midwest City’s Memorial Hospital opened in 1962 and Oscar Rose Junior College in 1970, followed by the General Motors Assembly Plant in 1979. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Midwest City earned numerous awards such as the “Tree City USA” award from the Arbor Day Foundation and continued growth by establishing the Midwest City Library, an animal shelter, an industrial park and business park, nature trails and more. On May 3, 1999, portions of Midwest City, particularly the city’s northwestern corridor, sustained extreme damage from a violent tornado that swept through the southern and eastern areas of the Oklahoma City metro. While it produced F5 damage south of the metro, the damage in Midwest City was rated F4. Another strong tornado struck almost exactly the same area four years later on May 8, 2003. Immediately following the destruction of the 1999 and 2003 tornadoes, city officials worked to revitalize SE 29th Street, leading to the development of a new Town Center Plaza shopping area. In 2003, the Reed Conference Center, a 60,000-square-foot convention center, was built. Several premiere brand hotels were added near the Reed Conference Center, designating the area around Sooner Road and Tinker Diagonal as Midwest City’s hospitality district.

The new city gained national print and broadcast attention when it became a model for post-war community development. In 1951, Midwest City was honored as “America’s Model City.” In 1957, Paul Hudiburg, a Buick and Pontiac dealer in Okemah, Oklahoma, moved to Midwest City and purchased the Chevrolet dealership. He built Hudiburg Auto Group into one of the largest auto sales groups in the state.

Midwest City continues to grow, while paying homage to deep roots. Look for the Ponies on Parade, a series of artistic statues spread throughout Midwest City. These colorfullypainted replicas of Atkinson’s Shetland ponies each tell part of Midwest City’s unique story. Midwest City serves as the economic trade center for eastern Oklahoma County and is conveniently close to metropolitan area amenities.The city is alive with tourism, special events and substantial economic growth. It is a thriving community with a warm and friendly atmosphere and a ‘family first’ quality of life, and 75 years of riveting history!

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ROSE STATE COLLEGE

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History is woven into the fabric of Rose State College. It flows through the halls of the Atkinson Heritage Center where MWC Founder W.P. Bill Atkinson shared his home

with the community and can be found in the classrooms of higher education where Going Somewhere Starts Here. Rose State welcomes the next 75 years.

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PLAY

In Midwest City, we demonstrate our strong sense of community and hospitality through many family friendly events and activities. From admiring classic car shows and military parades to showcasing Native American culture and local fare, Midwest City has a myriad of exciting events and fantastic venues where your family can make unforgettable memories.

ATTRACTIONS

PARKS & RECREATION

PLANET BOWL

DOUG HUNT SOFTBALL COMPLEX

Featuring 24 lanes, a pro shop, restaurant and full size bar, enthusiast bowlers will find everything they need for a pleasant bowling experience.

The Doug Hunt Softball Complex consists of three adultsized softball fields for USSSA league and tournament play.

6601 Tinker Diagonal // 405-732-0391

8700 E. Reno Avenue // 405-739-1288 // MidwestCityOK.org

RENO SWIM N’ SLIDE

FRED MYERS CIVIC PARK AND MARION REED BASEBALL COMPLEX

A family fun water and activity park complete with baby wading area, Olympic-sized pool, world class diving boards, slide tubes and a 12-foot tall climbing wall. Enjoy covered pavilions, picnic tables and an onsite concession stand. Group rates are available.

Combined, they have 10 fields that are available for youth between the ages of 4 and 12 years old.

101 S. Douglas Boulevard // 405-739-1293 // MidwestCityOK.org

MWCBA.com

ROUGHTAIL BREWERY

FRED QUINN HAPPY TAILS DOG PARK

Serving flavor-forward craft ales brewed next door at Roughtail Brewing Co., the tap house sells 12 beers on drafts plus a selection of other statewide breweries as well as food from pretzels and pizzas to dessert. 1279 N. Air Depot Boulevard // 405-771-6517 // RoughtailBeer.com

This 2-acre park embraces nature with a water feature, rock formations and grassy mounds. Two covered entrances separate small and large breeds. Shaded areas with seating are available for pet parents. After an afternoon of play, the dog washing station is certain to come into great use.

STAR SKATE

8700 E. Reno Avenue // 405-739-1288 // MidwestCityOK.org

Star Skate offers guests a year-round, indoor skating experience featuring a fun environment the entire family will enjoy plus team building and group events.

HIDDEN CREEK GOLF COURSE

300 Bizzell Avenue // 405-732-0574 // StarSkate.com

The 1,900-yard executive-sized golf course is perfect for senior, junior and beginner golfers. It features nine challenging holes and is easily walked. 3210 Belaire Drive // 405-732-9999 // MidwestCityOK.org

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The groundbreaking for Fire Station #1 was held in October 1976 with Mayor Marion Reed.

MIDWEST CITY LITTLE LEAGUE FOOTBALL Hosts children between the ages of 5 and 11 interested in learning the fundamentals of football and teamwork; tryouts are not required and scholarship programs are available to assist with associated costs of play.

JACK GUTHERY KIWANIS PARK Enjoy a walking trail, two rentable pavilions, picnic tables, playground equipment, volleyball court and restrooms. Plus, it is the only park in Midwest City to offer Frisbee Golf and a 10,000-square-foot skate park featuring a half pipe, quarter pipe and urban pieces such as a picnic table, grind box and grind rails. 1101 S. Midwest Boulevard // 405-739-1293

JOE B. BARNES REGIONAL PARK This 380-acre park features the Spirit of Midwest City playground, restrooms, basketball and volleyball courts and multi-field softball and soccer complexes. Regional Park boasts three miles of jogging and nature trails and plentiful green space with picnic tables and three rental pavilions.

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MIDWEST CITY SOCCER COMPLEX Located inside Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, the Soccer Complex is host to local recreational soccer tournaments. Contact the Midwest City Soccer Club at MWCSoccer.org for more information.

MIDWEST CITY YMCA The “Y” serves all of Eastern Oklahoma County with amenities such as a fitness and cardiovascular center, gymnasium, indoor pool, aerobics rooms, steam rooms, racquetball courts, an indoor track, child watch center and kidzone center. Before and after school child care is available for members.

8700 E. Reno Ave. // 405-739-1293

2817 N. Woodcrest Drive // 405-733-9622

JOHN CONRAD GOLF COURSE

THE MIDWEST CITY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Our 160-acre, 18-hole golf course features challenging tree-lined roughs, meandering creeks, beautiful water features and rolling hills. Whether your next golf outing is alone or with a large corporation, the accommodations are sure to provide you a delightful day on the links. 711 S. Douglas Blvd. // 405-869-8669 // MidwestCityOK.org

LAKE STANLEY DRAPER This 2,900-acre reservoir offers a variety of lake activities such as camping, boating, sailing, waterskiing and fishing. Various trails and the 960-acre Cross Timbers Riding Complex provides the perfect setting for horseback rental, hiking, bicycling, dirt bikes and ATVs. Lake Draper Marina is a one stop shop for bait, tackle and permits.

LIONS PARK Like Kiwanis Park, Lions Park offers a rentable pavilion, playground equipment, picnic tables and restrooms, although it has a unique feature of its own. Lions Park is home to Midwest City’s only splash pad with an attached pavilion. Lions Park Splash Pad is open from May to September. 2201 S. Midwest Boulevard // 405-739-1293

Located inside the Nick Harroz Community Center at 200 N. Midwest Boulevard, the Midwest City Parks & Recreation Department hosts many events and offers a large variety of kid-friendly activities year around. MidwestCityOK.org

COMING SOON! SOLIDER CREEK INDUSTRIAL PARK RECREATIONAL TRAIL Trail enthusiasts will enjoy approximately 5 miles of unpaved, multi-use, natural terrain trails for off-road mountain biking, running and hiking. This specialty park will meet the International Mountain Biking Association’s guidelines as well as the U.S. Forest Service Standard Trail Specification and will be maintained by the Oklahoma Earthbike Fellowship, Inc. Mid America Park (east of Air Depot) and N. 23rd Street

TINKER BICENTENNIAL PARK Located at the Midwest City Travel Information and Welcome Center, this special park features a playground, covered pavilions, historical markers and a dedication to our Vietnam-era heroes. 7200 SE 29th Street

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ARTS & CULTURE If you seek a dive into history, art and culture, look no further than Midwest City. Home to a variety of exciting historical sites and a premier venue that attracts world-class performances, there’s truly something for everyone to immerse themselves in during their stay.

ATKINSON HERITAGE CENTER Built in 1955 by founder W.P. “Bill” Atkinson, the Atkinson Heritage Center offers visitors a unique look at the interior of his home exactly as it was when Atkinson and his family lived there. Preserved era appliances, clothing and an abundant historical account of the founding of Midwest City and development of Tinker Air Force Base is sure to intrigue. A Pony Barn, built especially for Atkinson’s Shetland ponies, is also part of the mansion grounds that are showcased today as a museum for local history. Visit and schedule meetings or special events in this nostalgic setting by calling 405-736-0315 or Rose.edu/content/business-community/ conference-event-services/atkinson-heritage-center

MAJOR CHARLES B. HALL MEMORIAL AIR PARK The Air Park is a tribute to Major Hall and his fellow Tuskegee Airmen who were the first all-black unit of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The free airpark is packed with historical airplanes from a B-52 to a RB-47E and is open to the public from dawn until dusk every day of the week. The airpark is conveniently located at I-40 and Air Depot Boulevard at the entrance to the Tinker Gate.

PONIES ON PARADE Local artists have captured Midwest City’s distinctive culture on seven beautifully themed, life-sized pony statues throughout the city. See the outdoor public art display that honors the unique history Midwest City has with Shetland Ponies.

ROSE STATE COLLEGE HUDIBURG CHEVROLET CENTER The Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center, located at 6420 S.E. 15th Street, is a premier educational facility and cultural venue that is home to top talent, events and shows booked in the Oklahoma City metro area. The heart of the center is the 1,400-seat Rose State College Performing Arts Theater. With exceptional theatrical capabilities and superb acoustics, the theater hosts a variety of live cultural and educational events. The exterior of the building features a 336-seat amphitheater designed to host various outdoor events and performances. Call 800-364-7111 or visit Rose.edu for more.

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EVENTS & ACTIVITIES IN 2017 AT-A-GLANCE: Daddy Daughter Dance - February 18 Adult Softball and Kickball - March through November Star Spangled Salute Air Show - May 20-21 Tinker Inter-Tribal Council Pow Wow - June 10 MIO Fest - June 17 Tribute to Liberty - July 4 Mid-America Street Fest - September 30 Trick or Treat City - October 28 Adult Flag Football - November through June Veterans Day Parade - November 10 Holiday Lights Spectacular - November 17 - December 30

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Encourage your child's team building skills and love of sports with participation in our youth soccer club, baseball association and little league football!

Reno Swim & Slide A family-fun water park featuring a baby wading pool and an Olympic-sized pool with diving boards, mini slides, colossal tube slides and a rock climbing wall. Open May 27 - Labor Day. Private rentals are available by calling (405) 739-1288. Nick Harroz Community Center Looking for an affordable event venue? Check out the Nick Harroz Community Center when planning your next event! With three meeting rooms ranging from 5,214 to 747 square feet, we can satisfy your needs and exceed your expectations.

For festivals and events, sports or community center rental information please call (405) 739-1293 or visit MidwestCityOK.org or Facebook.com/mwc.parksandrec

John Conrad Golf Course Whether you're a single player or a large corporation wanting to hold a golf tournament, we will accommodate you and all of your needs. This beautiful course features 160 acres of trees, creeks, ponds and rolling hills.

Hidden Creek Family Golf Course

Special: Monday fee walking before 3 p.m. and Tuesday-Thursday 1:30 to 3 p.m.: $9 per 18 holes. Federal holidays and pre-booked events excluded.

Come experience the thrill of FootGolf with your family and friends exclusively at Hidden Creek. This easy-to-learn, challenging game can make your next outing both healthy and enjoyable for only $5 per person per round.

(405) 732-2209 711 S. Douglas Boulevard Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110

(405) 732-9999 3210 Belaire Drive Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110

CITY OF MIDWEST CITY

Parks & Recreation Department 100 N. Midwest Boulevard Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110 (405) 739-1293 • midwestcityok.org


SPECIAL EVENTS Check out VisitMidwestCity.com for a complete calendar of events and all of the latest details!

SPRING COVERED IN COLOR Spring into spring as Midwest City hosts its most colorful event, the Covered in Color Sidewalk Chalk Competition and Art Festival in Town Center Plaza.

SUMMER

TINKER INTER-TRIBAL COUNCIL POW WOW

MIO FEST

Honoring the Veteran Warriors from Oklahoma’s Native American tribes, the pow-wow is a great opportunity for your family to experience this vibrant and fascinating culture. Activities include Native American traditional dance, singing, art, jewelry, food and a children’s tent.

Made in Oklahoma vendors share their special locally grown and produced wines, beer, food, merchandise, art and wares along with other highlighted entertainment. Details: VisitMidwestCity.com and MadeinOklahomaFestival.com

Details: VisitMidwestCity.com

CRUISE IN FOR COFFEE The Cruise in for Coffee Car & Bike Show is held the third Saturday of each month, April through October. This family-friendly event is held in Town Center Plaza on SE 29th Street between South Air Depot Boulevard and Midwest Boulevard. Sponsored by the City of Midwest City; this event is free and there are no entry fees. Sure to please enthusiasts of all ages, come out and browse all makes of new and classic cars and motorcycles. Details: MidwestCityOK.org

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STAR SPANGLED SALUTE AIR SHOW Thrill seekers enjoy breathtaking aerial demonstrations, military static displays, live musical entertainment and children’s activities at Tinker Air Force Base. Details: VisitMidwestCity.com and MidwestCityOK.org

Details: MidwestCityOK.org

TRIBUTE TO LIBERTY The 4th of July celebration is held at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park with live entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. followed by breathtaking fireworks choreographed to patriotic tunes. Details: MidwestCityOK.org


FALL MID-AMERICA STREET FEST A fun-filled fall festival featuring activities for all ages including live entertainment, food vendors, shopping and children’s activities. Details: MidwestCityOK.org

TRICK OR TREAT CITY Wear your costume and enjoy a wonderful, safe trick-or-treat opportunity for children and their families featuring games and activities of all ages. Details: MidwestCityOK.org

VETERANS DAY PARADE The City of Midwest City finds its roots deep in the heart of our nation’s military. Join us in saluting those who have fought for the very freedom we enjoy every day.

WINTER HOLIDAY LIGHTS SPECTACULAR As the temperatures go down, the city lights up with more than 1.5 million glittering lights that comes alive with animation. Details: MidwestCityOK.org

STORYLAND CHRISTMAS The Charles J. Johnson Central Park in Town Center Plaza transforms into a Christmas wonderland, featuring 35 professionally painted 4”x 8” murals, a 30’ lighted and adorned Christmas tree, live storybook characters, twinkling lights and photos with Santa. Details: MidwestCityOK.org

Details: MidwestCityOK.org

THE MIDWEST CITY DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING PRAYER BREAKFAST This uplifting family event brings together citizens and leaders of every community from across the state to celebrate and perpetuate the dream of equality set forth by Dr. King. Details: 405-739-1293

Rose State College celebrated their 40th anniversary in 2010.

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SHOP

Midwest City is home to exceptional shopping within a modern, urban atmosphere. From your favorite major retailers to locally-owned boutiques and shops, indulge in the brands you love with a plethora of convenientlylocated options.

BOULEVARD MARKET

TOWN CENTER PLAZA

The center features a variety of services such as a hair salon, dental center, US Cellular retailer and a liquor store.

Just North of Tinker Air Force Base on 29th Street, this bustling plaza is Midwest City’s major shopping destination featuring JCPenney, Kohl’s, Lowes, Best Buy, Target, The Children’s Place, Rue 21, Marshall’s, Old Navy and more.

North Douglas Boulevard between East Reno Avenue and NE 10th Street

GATEWAY PLAZA Small unique stores, a beauty salon, Dollar Tree and Mazzio’s Pizza can be found in this center-of-town destination. South Air Depot Boulevard between East Reno Avenue and SE 15th Street

HOLIDAY SQUARE Features Midwest City’s largest bingo hall and Los Vaqueros Mexican Restaurant. South Air Depot Boulevard between East Reno Avenue and SE 15th Street

NORTH AIR DEPOT SHOPPING CENTER

SE 29th Street between South Air Depot Boulevard and Midwest Boulevard

UPTOWN SHOPPING CENTER Langston’s Western Wear, Tuesday Morning and Boomarang Diner makes this a great place to shop and dine. SE 15th Street between South Air Depot Boulevard and South Midwest Boulevard

VILLAGE OAKS SHOPPING CENTER Features retail and dining, such as A+ Jewelers and Lupe’s Mexican Restaurant. Located on South Douglas Boulevard between SE 15th Street and East Reno Avenue

Retail shopping such as Big Lots, Ross Dress for Less and Payless Shoe Source are featured in this center.

COMING SOON!

North Air Depot Boulevard between NE 10th Street and East Reno Avenue

Corner of Midwest Boulevard and East Reno Avenue

WinCo Foods, a different kind of shopping experience!

NEW SOONER ROSE SHOPPING CENTER Midwest City’s newest shopping complex features Hobby Lobby and Academy Sports. 5625 SE 15th Street and Sooner Road

SOUTH AIR DEPOT SHOPPING CENTER This center features a variety of services, Sports Nutrition and Supercuts along with Eagle One Pizza and Jersey Mike’s Subs. South Air Depot Boulevard between East Reno Avenue and SE 29th Street

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In 1985, W.P. (William Paul) “Bill” Atkinson was presented with a Distinguished Service citation from the University of Oklahoma. He was inducted into the Journalism Hall of Fame in 1995.


Roller Skating for Fitness & FUN! Special Holiday Events! Extra hours when school is out!

Private Parties

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Corporate Events

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For more information and Online Party Booking Visit StarSkate.com


EAT AMERICAN APPLEBEE’S NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL

608 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-8024 BOOMARANG DINER

7525 SE 15th St. 405-455-6772 CHEDDAR’S SCRATCH KITCHEN

HENRY HUDSON’S PUB & GRILL

1851 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-0232

9411 NE 10th St. 405-732-5324

7331 SE 29th St. 405-741-1500

TACO CASA

CHUCK HOUSE 2400 S. Midwest Blvd. 405-737-3013

6805 SE 15th St. 405-732-6433

2317 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-326-4210

LOGAN’S ROADHOUSE

7201 SE 29th St. 405-610-5822 RAISING CANE’S CHICKEN

2800 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-869-7127 RON’S HAMBURGERS & CHILI

S&B BURGER JOINT

5750 Will Rogers Road 405-455-1800

CHICK-FIL-A

1440 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-2301

ZAXBY’S CHICKEN

3130 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-733-2200

(INSIDE SHERATON)

TACO BUENO JIMMY’S EGG

DENNY’S (24 HOURS)

& LOUNGE

7900 E. Reno Avenue 405-736-6043

7305 SE 29th St. 405-455-4000

351 N. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-7667

EMERALD RESTAURANT

300 S. Midwest Blvd. 405-737-2991

1421 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-741-4440

MUTTS AMAZING HOT DOGS AND BURGERS

DEL RANCHO HAMBURGERS

BURGER KING

300 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-732-1658 2913 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-733-9464 9000 NE 23rd St. 405-769-9174

(INSIDE TARGET)

CHEQUERS RESTAURANT & PUB

7141 SE 29th St. 405-869-0670

TACO BELL

7181 SE 29th St. 405-610-7877 TARGET CAFÉ

7221 SE 29th St. 405-736-9500

CHILI’S GRILL & BAR

STEAK N’ SHAKE

IHOP (24 HOURS)

7405 SE 29th St. 405-741-2188

1009 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-736-6944

There’s something for every palate to enjoy in Midwest City. You will find fantastic food options showcasing a variety of cuisines and cooking styles. Don’t miss this vibrant food scene, so pull up a chair and find out what’s cooking!

1909 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-741-9494

MEXICAN JARAMILLO’S

9205 NE 23rd St. 405-769-9600

M I D WE ST CI T Y CO NVENT I ON & V ISITORS BUREAU

TACO MAYO

7010 SE 15th St. 405-733-8850

LOS VAQUEROS

WHOLLY GUACOMOLE KITCHEN

1114 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-1005

9015 SE 29th St. 405-610-6594

MONTEREY JACK’S CAFÉ Y CANTINA

SANDWICHES & DELI

801 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-739-0167

A&W ALL AMERICAN

LUPE’S

1000 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-733-2271

ON THE BORDER

2918 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-1565

433 Planet Court 405-622-4446

ARBY’S

SANTE FE CATTLE CO.

7101 SE 29th St. 405-732-0200

404 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-610-2476

QDOBA MEXICAN GRILL

7191 SE 29th St. 405-455-5151

1700 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-732-8353 6600 E. Reno Avenue 405-737-1011

CARL’S JR.

CHURCH’S FRIED CHICKEN

9010 NE 23rd St. 405-769-7380 FREDDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD AND STEAKBURGERS

2824 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-455-5858 GOLDEN CHICK 250 S. Midwest Blvd. 405-733-9996 JACK IN THE BOX

7085 SE 29th St. 405-741-0101 JAMAICA JOE’S BILLIARD BAR & GRILL

5920 SE 15th St. 405-736-0590 JERSEY MIKE’S SUBS

1940 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-741-2544


JIMMY JOHNS GOURMET SANDWICHES

SUBWAY

WING STOP

(INSIDE WAL-MART)

COMING SOON

9011 NE 23rd St. 405-769-8838 9107 SE 29th St. 405-737-2020 9115 NE 23rd St. 405-769-3051 101 N. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-8828 1215 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-1100

7201 SE 29th St. 405-737-8888

2900 S. Douglas Blvd. KFC 1420 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-3016 2830 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-7665 8950 NE 23rd St. 405-769-5500

PIZZA & PASTA

CICI’S PIZZA BUFFET

2321 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-741-2424 DOMINO’S PIZZA

MCALISTER’S DELI

SUPER SUBS

2600 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-3354

2150 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-733-5440

MCDONALD’S

WENDY’S

9001 NE 23rd St. 405-769-7222 8000 E. Reno Avenue 405-741-2113 7025 SE 15th St. 405-737-8600

409 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-0667

NAPOLEON DELI

1700 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-6773

WHATABURGER (24 HOUR)

2914 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-737-4645

BARBECUE

7114 SE 15th St. 405-733-5224

7199 SE 29th St. 405-455-3956

PIZZA HUT EXPRESS

HU-NAN EXPRESS

(INSIDE TARGET)

1920 S. Air Depot 405-455-5822

7305 SE 29th St. 405-455-4000

308 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-8777

LITTLE CAESAR’S PIZZA

PIZZA INN

INDIAN FUSHION KITCHEN

1720 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-736-6666 108 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-737-9141

200 S. Midwest Blvd. 405-733-1731

1100 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-610-2002

10001 SE 15th St. 405-610-3000

PRIMO’S D’ ITALIA

NEW CHINA NEW YORK

5661 Tinker Diagonal 405-736-9090

Style Chinese Restaurant 7055 E. Reno Avenue 405-869-0888

ASIAN

PANERA BREAD

7199 SE 29th St. 405-869-0550

BILLY SIMS BARBEQUE

MAZZIO’S ITALIAN EATERY

SCHLOTZKY’S DELI

1701 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-455-7780

1425 Gateway Plaza 405-799-9999

MR. SPRIGGS REAL PIT BARBEQUE

OLD CHICAGO PIZZA & PASTA

CHIU WU CHINESE FOOD

700 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-8578

7301 SE 29th St. 405-733-1096

305 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-3205

RIB CRIB BBQ & GRILL

PAPA JOHN’S PIZZA

1821 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-737-4500

1040 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-741-7900

CHONG WAH BISTRO & GRILL

SPENCER’S SMOKEHOUSE & BBQ

PAPA MURPHY’S TAKE ‘N’ BAKE PIZZA

GOLDEN PALACE

9990 NE 23rd St. 405-769-8373

101 N. Douglas Blvd. 405-455-3000

1224 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-7118

2400 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-455-5989 SONIC DRIVE IN

217 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-0161 9909 SE 15th St. 405-737-6642 2550 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-2831 9050 NE 23rd St. 405-769-7956

GOLDEN PHOENIX BISTRO

EAGLE ONE PIZZA

MARCO’S PIZZA

PIZZA HUT 2839 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-5959

NEW CHINA SKY

9903 SE 15th St. 405-732-1960

CHINA HOUSE

140 S. Midwest Blvd. 405-732-7345

9301 NE 10th St. 405-769-8888

PANDA EXPRESS

7171 SE 29th St. 405-732-8881 PEI WEI

7311 SE 29th St. 405-732-7788 PHO B&B VIETNAMESE CUISINE

1908 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-582-2500 SEOUL GARDEN KOREAN RESTAURANT

6012 SE 15th St. 405-732-3055

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GREEK

SIAM NOODLES

7016 SE 15th St. 405-733-3552

AKROPOLIS

TASTE OF THAI

1801 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-732-1519

SEAFOOD

C’EST SI BON CAJUN CATFISH & POBOYS

101 N. Douglas Blvd. 405-610-2555 FAT DADDY’Z CRAWFISH

7199 SE 29th St. 405-455-3956

1809 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-733-1323 BASIL MEDITERRANEAN CAFÉ

CINNABON

STARBUCKS

6620 Reno Avenue 405-736-0500

(INSIDE SCHLOTZKY’S)

(WITH DRIVE THRU)

2400 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-455-5989

7203 SE 29th St. 405-736-6500

DAYLIGHT DONUTS

THE UNDERGROUND COFFEE

2839 S. Douglas Blvd. 479-264-0378

1621 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-733-7720

ROUGHTAIL BREWERY

LA GREEK RESTAURANT

2839 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-733-4444

ICE CREAM

LONG JOHN SILVERS

2918 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-732-1565 PELICAN’S RESTAURANT

291 N. Air Depot Blvd. 405-732-4392

BUFFET & CAFETERIA GOLDEN CORRAL

BRAUM’S ICE CREAM

9020 NE 23rd St. 405-769-7840 10000 SE 15th St. 405-733-1088

COFFEE & DONUTS

1911 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-455-5750 DONUT PALACE

904 Air Depot Blvd. 405-737-2773 DOUGLAS DONUTS

2839 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-736-6199 HOLLIDAY DONUTS

7040 E. Reno Avenue 405-869-9488 STARBUCKS (INSIDE TARGET)

7305 SE 29th St. 405-455-4000

BEST DONUTS

9205 NE 23rd St. 405-769-4330

617 S. Air Depot Blvd. 405-739-0548

In 1947 Nicholas “Nick” Harroz opened a grocery store, which he called Nick’s Brett Drive Grocery, at the corner of Boeing Street and Brett Drive. In 1964 he moved, changing the business name to Crest Discount Foods.

M I D WE ST CI T Y CO NVENT I ON & V ISITORS BUREAU

SPECIALTY COOKIES BY DESIGN

101 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-455-1474 CREPERIE & EUROPEAN CAFÉ

2839 S. Douglas Blvd. 405-455-1474

EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS

7199 SE 29th St. 405-732-0033 NEW LEVEL NUTRITION

1279 N. Air Depot Blvd. 405-771-6517


Your Stay, Your Way Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center is located just minutes from the legendary Bricktown district and close to all things to do in OKC. The hotel features 151 beautifully appointed guest rooms designed for absolute relaxation. An added perk? The Reed Conference Center is attached to the hotel and boasts all of the latest amenities and flexible spaces that can accommodate your next event, from a small social gathering to a large business conference. Book your stay today with us at sheratonmidwestcity.com

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STAY

Planning a trip to central Oklahoma? Visitors will appreciate the wide variety of accommodations and price points that Midwest City hospitality has to offer, and all conveniently located within the Oklahoma City metropolis. Plus, with more than 760 hotel rooms, Midwest City is ready to accommodate any-sized group.

BEST WESTERN PLUS $$

6701 Tinker Diagonal 405-737-6060 Rooms: 69

HAMPTON INN $$

1833 Center Drive 405-732-5500 Rooms: 101

HAWTHORN SUITES $$

5701 Tinker Diagonal 405-737-7777 Rooms: 80

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1700 S. Sooner Road 405-736-1000 Rooms: 87

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1820 Center Drive 1-877-646-6302 Rooms: 99

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LA QUINTA INN & SUITES $$

5653 Tinker Diagonal 405-733-1339 Rooms: 78

SHERATON MIDWEST CITY HOTEL AT THE REED CONFERENCE CENTER $$$

5750 Will Rogers Road 405-455-1800 Rooms: 151

STUDIO 6 $

5801 Tinker Diagonal 405-737-8851 Rooms: 68

SUPER 8 $

6166 Tinker Diagonal 405-732-3800 Rooms: 93

TRAVELERS INN $

6821 SE 29th Street 405-737-8880 Rooms: 40

SUITES FREE BREAKFAST INDOOR POOL JACUZZI MICRO/FRIDGE

SUITES MEETING ROOMS RESTAURANT/LOUNGE POOL INDOOR/ OUTDOOR

LAUNDRY FACILITY BUSINESS CENTER IN-ROOM INTERNET FITNESS CENTER PETS ALLOWED

JACUZZI LAUNDRY FACILITY BUSINESS CENTER FITNESS CENTER PETS ALLOWED

OUTDOOR POOL MICRO/FRIDGE LAUNDRY FACILITY IN-ROOM INTERNET PETS ALLOWED

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FREE BREAKFAST MICRO/FRIDGE IN-ROOM INTERNET PETS ALLOWED

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The hospitality district located at the intersection of I-40 and Sooner Road boasts a 66,000-square-foot conference center and five hotel properties featuring 866 finely-appointed hotel rooms.

ATKINSON HERITAGE CENTER THE SHERATON MIDWEST CITY HOTEL

Set on charming urban acreage, this preserved historic home of Midwest City founder William P. Atkinson can be rented for meetings, reunions, retreats and parties. While the main mansion may be used for photos only, the cabin conference room, pony barn conference room with kitchen facilities, pony barn stalls and manicured grounds are available to rent for planned gatherings. 1001 N. Midwest Boulevard | 405-736-0315 | Rose.edu

ROSE STATE COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTER The Rose State College Professional Education and Training Center is an ideal location to host your business meetings and training sessions, featuring seven multi-purpose classrooms, a computer lab, breakout rooms and a seminar room with stadium seating for 100 people. Extra-large hallways are offered for food and beverage service and small banquets. 6191 Hudiburg Drive | 405-733-7488 | Rose.edu/business-community

THE SHERATON MIDWEST CITY HOTEL AT THE REED CONFERENCE CENTER The suburban location in a retreat-like environment boasts elegant, well-appointed meeting spaces that are flexible enough to accommodate anything from a small social gathering of 10 people to a large business conference ready to welcome 2,000 people. The spaces include 13,780-square-feet of inside event space, 6,000-squarefeet of exhibit hall space, 13,000-square-feet of pre-function space and outside event space.

REED CONFERENCE CENTER

5750 Will Rogers Road | 405-455-1800 | SheratonMidwestCity.com

NICK HARROZ MIDWEST CITY COMMUNITY CENTER The Community Center is equipped with newly-renovated meeting space that is available for parties, weddings, receptions, meal functions, meetings, family reunions, and more seven days a week. 200 N. Midwest Boulevard | 405-739-1294 | MidwestCityOK.org

TOM STEED COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER The Tom Steed Community Learning Center has space to accommodate conference and meeting needs conveniently located next to I-40 off of Hudiburg Drive. Spaces that are offered include classrooms, computer labs, conference rooms and a 190-seating capacity auditorium with Wi-Fi available throughout the building. 6191 Hudiburg Drive | 405-733-7392 | Rose.edu

ROSE STATE COLLEGE HUDIBURG CHEVROLET CENTER Rose State College partners with the Civic Center Music Hall to hold a variety of events in the Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center. The 1,400-seat venue features exceptional theatrical capabilities and superb acoustics, designed to accommodate a variety of performances. The center has played host to live concerts, recitals, musical productions plus other cultural and educational events. 6000 Prosper Blvd. | 405-297-2264 | Rose.edu

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ROSE STATE COLLEGE HUDIBURG CHEVROLET CENTER REED CONFERENCE CENTER

ATKINSON HERITAGE CENTER THE SHERATON MIDWEST CITY HOTEL AT THE REED CONFERENCE CENTER

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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS With easy access at the crossroads of I-40 and I-35, always free parking and more than 800 hotel rooms, Midwest City is the perfect destination when visiting central Oklahoma. A short drive to everywhere, Midwest City is just minutes from Oklahoma highlights.

THE DISTRICTS OF THE METRO ADVENTURE DISTRICT The Adventure district is home to the OKC Zoo and Botanical Garden, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Remington Park Racing and Casino, Science Museum Oklahoma and the ASA National Softball Hall of Fame and Hall of Fame Stadium. Nearby you will also find the 45th Infantry Museum. ASIAN DISTRICT This area is well known for its Asian fusion cuisine, featuring a bohemian and eclectic vibe. AUTOMOBILE ALLEY The past and present have combined to make this area effortlessly cool with some of the best shopping, dining and nightlife.

BOATHOUSE DISTRICT Along the Oklahoma River, this is a hotspot for outdoor recreation including whitewater rafting, adventure courses and zip lining. BRICKTOWN This former warehouse district is filed with restaurants, nightlife and entertainment. Home to many attractions such as the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark and Oklahoma City Dodgers, Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Myriad Botanical Gardens and Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Just outside of Bricktown, see the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum, Oklahoma History Center and the Skydance Bridge. CLASSEN CURVE Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Classen Curve is quickly becoming the place to dine, shop and play.


For years there has been a legend that Buddy Holly and his band, The Crickets, recorded several songs at the officer’s club on Tinker Air Force Base on Sept. 27, 1957. The songs recorded are said to be “Maybe Baby,” which became one of Holly’s greatest hits, as well as “You’ve Got Love,” “An Empty Cup” and “Rock Me My Baby.

DEEP DEUCE Just north of Bricktown is the historic Deep Deuce, featuring unique fare and nightlife. FILM ROW Once home to the film distribution offices for Hollywood’s major studios, today’s Film Row is home to a mix of art galleries and locallyowned restaurants. MIDTOWN A mix of local restaurants, pubs and unique shopping, Midtown is the place to experience urban renaissance at its best. PASEO ARTS DISTRICT See Spanish Revisal architecture and eclectic art galleries on the treelined streets, plus studios, shops, bars and restaurants. PLAZA DISTRICT Hip and happening with locally owned shops, neighborhood bars and quirky galleries, the area has become a hub for creativity. STOCKYARDS CITY All things western, from fashion to a terrific steak, can be found in this area. Don’t miss live cattle auctions every Monday. UPTOWN 23RD A fun, easy place to dine, shop and drink. The atmosphere ranges from casual to upscale. WESTERN AVENUE Western Avenue has a little bit of everything, from local dives to chic shops, this area has you covered from shopping to eating.

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Soldier Creek Nature Trail was established by Midwest City citizen Hazel Craddock in August 1993.

The streets in Midwest City were named after aircraft, generals or colonels to maintain a military feel and placed in alphabetical order.

The Midwest City “Original Mile� is a one-square-mile area that was pre-planned by city founders and held the first homes built for purchase.


The inaugural MIO Fest was held in 2012.

Today’s population of Midwest City is measured at

56,756

The Midwest City, Oklahoma Tourist Information Center on SE 29th Street opened in November 1998.

The historic Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, visited Tinker Air Force Base for an overhaul in 1946.

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Town Center Plaza loves being

a part of the vibrant Midwest City Community. Everyone here offers a salute to the leadership and vision that helps make Midwest

City such a great place to LIVE, WORK, PLAY . . . AND SHOP. Congratulations on 75 wonderful

years! Here’s to many more years of being one of Oklahoma’s best communities.

Town Center Plaza

For all your FAVORITE THINGS, go to the center! FEATURING OVER 50 OF YOUR FAVORITE STORES, including Kohl’s, Lowe’s, Target and JCPenney. PLUS, The Children’s Place, Panera Bread and McAlister’s Deli.

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