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SPRING MIDTOWN WALKABOUT

The Spring Midtown Walkabout is this Saturday, April 17. Bring your family and friends to explore the district. Enjoy free programming like live music, art demonstrations, and pop-ups throughout the district starting at 10am. Find the full schedule of events here. 

Also, be sure to shop and dine with our local Midtown merchants and restaurants who are offering specials and discounts throughout the day. Find a list of participating businesses below. ↓

1492 New World Latin Cuisine
Barkeep Supply
Black Scintilla
Bleu Garten
Chirps & Cheers
Commonplace Books
Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge
Elemental Coffee
Elk Valley Brewing Co.
Fassler Hall
Field Study Clothing
Foundations Direct Care
Hacienda Tacos
Happenstance Apparel
Insomnia Cookies
Louieʼs Grill & Bar

For more information on participating businesses, and to view a schedule of programming and events, visit downtownokc.com/midtown-walkabout.

 MAKE READY MARKET

While you are out and about at Midtown Walkabout this Saturday, be sure to make a stop at the Make Ready Market happening from 11am to 5pm, located in Midtown OKC at 220 NW 13th St. The outdoor market will include a wonderful assortment of locally made items including, clothing, flowers, skincare products, jewelry, art, pottery, food, and live music. Get some fresh air and support your local makers.

Find more information on the Facebook event page.

VOTE OKC AS BEST
CITY FOR STREET ART


Street art is exploding in popularity from coast to coast. Oklahoma City is among 20 American cities that have been nominated by USA Today for having some of the best collections of public art. Oklahoma City is currently in first place, help us win by voting once per day until the poll closes on Monday, April 26. Urban art gives you insight into a city's culture and personality, and we think ours is outstanding.

Vote for OKC at 10Best.com.
ART IN BLOOM AT OKCMOA

Art in Bloom happens this weekend and for one weekend only. The event, hosted at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, features floral sculpture interpretations of works from the museum's permanent collection, all crafted by designers from the Oklahoma City community. These exciting new works will be displayed in-gallery and throughout the museum. Guided self-tours and virtual workshops will round-out this can’t-miss festival of flowers! Don't miss this unique display happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Find more information, and purchase your tickets, at okcmoa.com.
NIGHT MARKET AT
SCISSORTAIL PARK


This Friday, April 16, the popular Night Market at Scissortail Park will bring over 50 local vendors to the park. From 5:30pm to 9:30pm shop art, home décor, jewelry, and unique treasures while supporting local businesses in a safe, outdoor environment. Food trucks and bar services will be available as well as live entertainment.

Find more information, and search other upcoming events, at scissortialpark.org
COVID-19 CONSUMER SENTIMENT SURVEY
INTERNATIONAL DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION


Hey downtown, we need to hear from you! OKC has been asked to participate in a national consumer survey. As local civic and business leaders prepare for the summer season, we need your input! What are your plans for working, shopping, dining, and recreation this summer?

Let us know by taking this survey, sponsored by the International Downtown Association, by visiting this link and giving us your responses.
 
Take the Survey
GUIDED DOOR TOUR

Automobile Alley is hosting a Guided Door Tour on April 27. This tour will provide an in-depth look at the alleyway beautification project as well as other public art installations and characteristics of the district.

The tour is limited to 20 participants and is expected to last 60 minutesCost is $5 a person and includes a complimentary order of a burger and fries at S&B’s Burger Joint on 9th St after the tour. Tickets are limited so snag yours while they last.

Find more information, and purchase tickets, on the eventbrite page
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VDUBS ON AUTOMOBILE ALLEY

VDubs on Automobile Alley is happening along 8th street on May 1 from 8am to 3pm. Browse Classic, vintage, and new Volkswagens in the Historic Automobile Alley District which was originally home to over 50 car dealerships, a fact that is immortalized in the neon signs that still hang from its original buildings. Celebrate its history with the VW Club of Oklahoma

This event is family-friendly, free, and open to the public. Have a car you'd like to show? Register here to participate in the event. 


Find more information on the Facebook event page.
SKIRVIN PASEO ARTIST
CREATIVITY EXPOSITION


Space, the Skirvin Paseo Artist Creativity Exposition, is a unique urban Artist in Residence program in which emerging visual artists who are members of the Paseo Arts Association can apply for an on-site residency in Oklahoma City’s premier downtown landmark hotel, the Skirvin Hilton.

The Skirvin’s Artist in Residence program offers a first-floor working art studio and gallery that is open to the public during established business hours as well as a $500 per month stipend, complimentary meals in the hotel, and designated parking place to a selected artist each year. The deadline for entries is Monday, May 3 at 11pm.

Find more information on this opportunity at thepaseo.org.
OPOLIS CLOTHING
A NOTE FROM THE OWNERS

Opolis Clothing Company is a family-owned and operated business in Midtown. We try to create things we want to wear and share with the masses. We truly believe our motto "love life, live comfortable" and look awesome at the same time. Whether you want to represent your favorite team, show your love for Oklahoma, or want to put your own design on one of our super soft tees, we've got you covered. 
 S H O P 
If we aren't shopping in our firehouse we love checking out what our neighbors at Oak City Vintage have in their store.

 E A T 
This is tough to narrow down because we take pride in eating on every patio we can find. But our favorite right now is Jimmy B's in Automobile Alley. Their patio has heaters so we can enjoy sitting outside in any weather and still have amazing food!

 P L A Y 
Like any true downtown family, we usually take our kids and pups and ride bikes over to Scissortail Park because there are so many things to do for the entire family!
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, April 14
Music First, The Jones Assembly

Thursday, April 15
Scissortales, Scissortail Park
Sunset Concert Series, Parlor OKC
Rahr & Sons Pint Night + Beer Release, Social Captial
Free Zumba, Myriad Botanical Gardens
Music First, The Jones Assembly

Friday, April 16
Night Market, Scissortail Park
Art in Bloom, OKCMOA
Uncommon Connections, Scissortail Park
Live Music, Parlor OKC
Live Music at Red Piano Lounge, Skirvin Hotel
Night at the Museum, OKCMOA
2021 Oscar-Nominated Short Films, Noble Theater at OKCMOA
Music First, The Jones Assembly

Saturday, April 17
Midtown Walkabout, Midtown District
Make Ready Market, Make Ready Building
Art in Bloom, OKCMOA
Kite Expo, Scissortail Park
OSU OKC Farmer's Market, Scissortail Park
History of Union Station, Scissortail Park
Beekeeping: A Walk Through Time, Scissortail Park
Bikes and Brews Tour, Ride OKC
Free Yoga, Myriad Botanical Gardens
2021 Oscar-Nominated Short Films, Noble Theater at OKCMOA
Music First, The Jones Assembly

Sunday, April 18
Art in Bloom, OKCMOA
2021 Oscar-Nominated Short Films, Noble Theater at OKCMOA
Bikes and Brews Tour, Ride OKC
 
OKC THUNDER
2021 SCHEDULE


Wednesday, April 14th - OKC Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors, 8PM
Friday, April 16th - OKC Thunder vs. Detroit Pistons, 6PM
Sunday, April 18th - OKC Thunder vs. Toronto Raptors, 6PM
Monday, April 19th - OKC Thunder vs. Washington Wizards, 7PM
Wednesday, April 21st - OKC Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers, 6PM
Friday, April 23rd - OKC Thunder vs. Washington Wizards, 7PM
Monday, April 26th - OKC Thunder vs. Philadelphia 76ers, 6PM
Tuesday, April 27th - OKC Thunder vs. Boston Celtics, 6PM
Thursday, April 29th - OKC Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans, 8PM


 
For the full 2020-2021 schedule click here.
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