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Oklahoma City’s Adventure District Features Holiday Events for the Family
By Tourism Industry Partner
OKLAHOMA CITY– Oklahoma’s finest vacation spots are charging up for the holidays. Oklahoma City’s Adventure District, home to four choice tourist attractions, is a perfect place to enjoy events for Christmas.
Join the Oklahoma City Zoo as they celebrate the holidays with Deck the Zoo. From Dec. 1 to Dec. 24, visitors who bring an edible wildlife ornament will receive admission for $1. Watch Santa deliver treats to the animals 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 18. Children will decorate a holiday cupcake while enjoying cold milk. Adults are free with paid child admission. There are also many children’s programs happening in December at the Zoo from wreath making to ostrich egg painting. For more information, call (405) 425-0218 or visit http://okczoo.recware.com <http://okczoo.recware.com/> to enroll online.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum offers several seasonal events including the annual Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas Ball Dec. 17. The 16th anniversary of this yuletide dance features Murphey headlining an evening of entertainment for the entire family. The event includes a buffet dinner and a visit from Santa. Reservations are required. Visit nationalcowboymuseum.org or call 405-278-2250 for more information. Don’t forget to get that shopping done while at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum! The Museum Store will offer festive holiday touches, including light refreshments, free parking and free gift wrapping as well as a free gift with every purchase each Sunday in Dec. until Christmas.
Remington Park is charging up for the holidays with the Dodge Charger giveaway courtesy of Bob Moore. Now until Dec. 13 Lucky Circle Card holders will earn entries for the chance at a new car just in time for Christmas. Also, the anticipated 2011 Wall Calendar will be given away on Saturday, Dec. 11. It contains information for racing events, casino promotions and $120 worth of coupons. Then on New Year’s Eve, head to the casino at Remington Park as they ring in the New Year with Live music, thousands of dollars in giveaways, party favors and extended hours at Remi's buffet. For more information, visit remingtonpark.com or call 405-424-1000.
As one of Oklahoma’s most popular tourist destinations, the Adventure District attracts more than 3 million people throughout the nation each year. Many of the attractions are located within walking distance and all offer free parking.
Located at the crossroads of I-35 and I-44 in Oklahoma City, the Adventure District is home to some of the most popular attractions including Oklahoma City Zoo, Remington Park, National Softball Hall of Fame and the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Oklahoma City’s Adventure District is supported through members and partnerships including the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum.
For more information about Oklahoma City’s Adventure District or to request a brochure with valuable savings on admission, call (405) 290-PLAY or visit www.okcadventure.com <http://www.okcadventure.com/> .
Lacey Lett, Coordinator
Oklahoma City's Adventure District
822 North Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: 405.290.PLAY (7529)