Oklahoma City is the Place to be for Sports, Dining and Entertainment

Oklahoma City has premier sports facilities primed for your next event, along with top-notch dining, entertainment and more


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

From its iconic Skydance Bridge, to historic hotels and nationally acclaimed restaurants, Oklahoma City is big league city. The Modern Frontier is also a renowned sports city with dozens of premier facilities and the official home for USA Softball. Pro teams also thrive, with the NBA’s Thunder and MiLB’s Dodgers. The city’s remarkable growth mirrors the expanding horizons of its sports scene, a testament to the energy and excitement of Oklahoma City.

Sports are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to activities and entertainment in OKC. Enjoy entertaining and historically-themed narrated cruises through the heart of the Bricktown Entertainment District. Just a short walk or streetcar ride from downtown, this former warehouse district is filled with restaurants, nightlife and family-friendly entertainment options. You’ll find the Bricktown Water Taxi where guides narrate the history of the area, plus a 45-piece Land Run Monument depicting the 1889 opening of the Unassigned Landes in larger-than-life sculptures. For more entertainment combined with education, Science Museum Oklahoma is home to over 390,000 square feet of hands-on science experiences, art and history where families can enjoy a planetarium, aviation gallery, gardens and more.

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Scissortail Park

Lower Scissortail Park

Sports Covered: Soccer, futsal, pickleball, basketball

Scissortail Park is in the heart of a revitalized downtown OKC. Named after the scissor-tailed flycatcher, Oklahoma’s iconic state bird, the Lower Park section covers multiple sports with a full-sized turf soccer field and adjacent grass practice field, futsal court, pickleball court and basketball court. Between the soccer field and courts are a sports pavilion, where families can catch the action in the shade and enjoy a snack, is located between the soccer field and courts. The Upper Park compliments the sports facilities nicely with gardens, nature trails, wetlands and lakes. Love’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn for live music and other events.

Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

Sports Covered: Baseball

Located in downtown OKC’s Bricktown Entertainment District, Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark is the official home of the Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Seating for the ballpark varies on the type of event being held, with a 13,066 maximum capacity and 9,000 for Dodgers games. The Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark is also a frequent host of the Phillips 66 Big 12 baseball tournament as well as local sporting and non-sporting events. Outside the park are three statues of baseball legends Mickey Mantle, Johnny Bench and Warren Spahn, all of which have ties to Oklahoma.

Wendel Whisenhunt Sports Complex

Sports Covered: Outdoor multipurpose

Wendel Whisenhunt Sports Complex provides multipurpose outdoor fields for tournaments of all sizes, all within close proximity to downtown OKC and located near Will Rogers World Airport. Located on the northwestern corner of Woodson Park, the sports complex features 18 adult and youth fields that can be utilized for sports like soccer and lacrosse. On-site concessions are available, along with other amenities including a baseball field for adults, basketball round with four hoops, plentiful parking and more.

South Lakes Soccer Club Soccer Complex

Sports Covered: Outdoor multipurpose, extreme sports

Formerly known as Moore Soccer Club, the South Lakes Soccer Club is a multifaceted club providing recreational, Academy and competitive soccer for youth in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. The club’s 158-acre soccer complex is located just south of Will Rogers World Airport and features dozens of soccer fields for all youth age groups, including up to U19 at the highest level of play with the Oklahoma Cosmos. The club also provides soccer camps, goalkeeper training and private training. Also available on-site at the complex is an event center for hosting larger tournaments, as well as a skatepark and a basketball round with four hoops.

C.B. Cameron Park

C.B. Cameron Park

Sports Covered: Soccer

Located in northern OKC, near beautiful Bluff Creek Park and Lake Hefner, C.B. Cameron Park is a premier soccer facility for all ages. Home to Northern Oklahoma City Football Club (NOKC), the park is utilized by the club for its academy, competitive tournaments and matches, training and recreation. C.B. Cameron Park features 16 fields ranging in size from youth to adult with on-site concessions and nearby restaurants available. There is plentiful parking available at multiple locations around the park for the benefit of athletes and families situated at different fields.

Jim Norick Arena  at OKC Fairgrounds

Jim Norick Arena​ at OKC Fairgrounds

Sports Covered: Indoor multipurpose

Situated on the OKC Fairgrounds, Jim Norick Arena is a large, multipurpose arena that can be utilized for a number of different events from ice hockey to rodeos and more. The arena has a capacity just shy of 11,000, which varies based on the type of sport or event, and once held the unique record for the largest roof of its type in the world. The arena features a floor measuring in at 120′ x 250′, state-of-the-art video and sound technology, a Daktronics PS Series video board, multiple conference rooms and more.

Bennett Event Center  at OKC Fairgrounds

Bennett Event Center​ at OKC Fairgrounds

Sports Covered: Indoor multipurpose, outdoor multipurpose

Located across from Jim Norick Arena is the Bennett Event Center, which is one of the largest event spaces in OKC. The center features 201,000 square feet of continuous exhibit space, a 12,000-square-foot front lobby and a 10,000-square-foot commercial catering kitchen for all types of events. Multiple sports tournament types are capable of being held at Bennett Event Center, everything from cheer to martial arts, esports and more. Additional surrounding outdoor space with excellent utilities offer opportunities for unique events like drone racing.


Sports Covered: Rowing, canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking, surfing, skiing, extreme sports

For action and adventure in the heart of downtown OKC, look no further than RIVERSPORT. Situated along the Oklahoma River in the Boathouse District, and designated as an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic training site, RIVERSPORT offers novice-level lessons in rowing, kayaking, surfing and skiing, as well as high-performance lessons in rowing, kayaking and canoeing. Along with water sports and leisure adventures, RIVERSPORT also features a bike park with pump tracks and a mountain bike skills trail, indoor alpine skiing and more. Families will also find festivals and race events throughout the year and summer camps for kids.

USA Softball ​Hall of Fame Complex

Sports Covered: Softball

Building on its foundation in Oklahoma City, USA Softball added the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex—also known as the Mecca of Softball® and Softball Capital of the World®—to its headquarters in 1987. Visitors can watch a game at OGE Energy Field and take a short walk over to the National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum. Along with OGE Energy Field, which features a capacity of 13,000 and a three-story press box, there are three additional on-site softball fields. The complex has played host to some of the most outstanding softball events, including the World Cup of Softball, Border Battle, Olympic tour stops, various USA Softball National Championships and the highly-touted NCAA Women’s College World Series.

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