Another year over and another year of great events has begun. 2018 promises many wonderful things to look forward to. With big-name
It is a great time to be a music-lover in Tulsa! There are so many fantastic musical groups coming to town in the last two months of 2017.
The temperature is dropping, the days are getting shorter, and the holidays are fast approaching. This can only mean one thing: it’s
Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505. The metropolitan area is estimated a 981,005. It is situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in northeast Oklahoma, a region of the state known as “Green Country”.
Considered the cultural and arts center of Oklahoma, Tulsa houses two world-renowned art museums, full-time professional opera and ballet companies, and one of the nation's largest concentrations of art deco architecture. The city has been called one of America's most livable large cities by Partners for Livable Communities, Forbes, and Relocate America. FDi Magazine in 2009 ranked the city no. 8 in the U.S. for cities of the future.
In 2012, Tulsa was ranked among the top 50 best cities in the United States by BusinessWeek. People from Tulsa are called “Tulsans”. – Wikipedia
Event venues in Tulsa are among the best in the US and have hosted many of the biggest performers in the world. Bands of every genre from Country, Pop, Jazz and more ensure they book a tour date at one of the many venues. Some of the most popular venues include: BOK Center, Brady Theater, Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa Performing Arts Center (Tulsa PAC), Cox Business Center (formerly Tulsa Convention Center) and The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Even that small list doesn't do justice to the many other great venues around town.
There are many minor league sports teams in Tulsa. The Tulsa Drillers baseball team playing at the Drillers Stadium downtown. The Drillers are a AA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. For hockey, the Tulsa Oilers are in the ECHL playing out of the BOK Center arena. They are associated with the St. Louis Blues. The Tulsa Roughnecks are part of the USL (Tier 2) playing out of ONEOK Field. Originally started in 1978, the Roughnecks joined the USL in 2014.
And last, but not least, is perhaps the true sports draw for Tulsa, high school football. The rivalry between Jenks and Union is so well known a documentary film was created called “King of the Mountain” and Sports Illustrated named it the #1 rivalry in the nation. While the average attendance for games generally range from 2500-4500, some games have been moved to the stadium at the University of Tulsa to fit the spectators. One game, in particular, had a crowd of more than 40,000.
Whether you're looking for luxurious accommodations at the prestigious Ambassador Hotel and a great, affordable stay at great value like the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, there's a hotel for you. See our list of Tulsa hotels to find a hotel that suits you.
Finding a place to stay when you're traveling with a pet can be incredibly frustrating. Fear not, we have you covered. Check out the list of pet friendly hotels in Tulsa or the list of pet friendly hotels in Broken Arrow for all the accommodations you can stay with your furry (or not so furry) friend.
When you're hungry, Tulsa sports many fine establishments for satisfying any craving you have. Many cultures are represented in Tulsa's dining experiences including: seafood, steak, Mexican, Italian, Thai, German, Chinese and of course American.
If seafood and live Jazz interests you then you'll want to check out the upscale Bodean at the Country Club Plaza. Hungry for Italian, then go to Mondo's Restorante Italian. There's also the quant and highly popular Margaret's German Restaurant when you desire some delicious Schnitzel. Check out some of the other highly rated Tulsa restaurants on Trip Advisor.