The summertime in Oklahoma City is characteristically bright and warm, marking it a perfect time of year to get out and enjoy some of the many sights and sounds of the area. No matter your age, there are plenty of summer attractions and events in OKC to help celebrate the season.
Whether you’re the outdoorsy type, the creative type, looking for an evening of music or a day filled with family fun, you’ll find a wide variety of things to do in OKC to satisfy every interest. Some of the top attractions and events in Oklahoma City to check out this summer include:
Stroll along a hiking trail.
Simply getting outside to enjoy nature can improve your mood, lower your blood pressure and decrease your stress levels. Oklahoma City boasts plenty of hiking trails and parks for you to enjoy that fresh air and soak up some vitamin D! In fact, OKC offers over 90 miles of trails to residents.
Enjoy a sunset cruise.
The Oklahoma River is one of OKC’s most exciting destinations. Take a sunset cruise with Oklahoma River Cruises this summer to discover some of the city’s hidden gems, like Historic Stockyard Commons and the Boathouse District.
Catch a ball game.
Head to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for an exciting night of minor league baseball with the Oklahoma City Dodgers. While you’re in the area, you can check out the scenic Bricktown Canal and enjoy breathtaking views of downtown OKC.
Visit a museum.
Need a way to beat the summer heat? Oklahoma City boasts an amazing variety of museums, where you can enjoy a day of culture, history, education and artwork (and air conditioning!).
Splash around while enjoying a movie.
Gather the family and head to White Water Bay for their “Dive-In” movie nights. Every Friday throughout the summer, you can rent an inner tube and relax in the wave pool while taking in a blockbuster – a perfect way to end a long summer day!
Pick up some fresh produce at a farmer’s market.
One of the best things to do in OKC throughout the summer is to stock up on fresh, local veggies and fruit at one of the many area farmer’s markets. Many of the markets also offer crafts, organic items, bakery, meats and more.
Go to an outdoor concert.
One of the best things to do in OKC over the summer is to enjoy an evening of music under the stars. As an added bonus, many of these events are free! Pack a picnic, grab your blanket or lawn chairs and check out the Sunday Twilight Concert Series at Myriad Gardens, which runs through the end of August.
Concordia’s convenient location in northwest Oklahoma City offers easy access to all the downtown area has to offer. Retirement living in our life plan community is as busy or as restful as you want it to be! Live life on your own terms with the peace of mind that should you ever need additional assistance, you’ll enjoy priority access to supportive services like assisted living or skilled nursing care.
If you’d like to learn more about Concordia, contact us to schedule a visit to see all our beautiful community has to offer.