Father's Day Specials in Frontier Country
Celebrate Father's Day in Central Oklahoma's Frontier Country
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Entertain dad this Father’s Day, June 20,
by taking him to one of central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country restaurants or
attractions that are offering discounts and special events in honor of fathers.
Oklahoma City’s Adventure District
Dad and the family can enjoy a variety of activities in Oklahoma City’s Adventure District on Father’s Day. Dads get in free to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum with a paid admission. Special temporary exhibits at the National Cowboy Museum include the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition, When Animals Attack? Humorous Hunting Tableaux and an exhibit featuring selected works from The Jackie L. Coles Collection. For lunch, families can go to the museum’s Dining on Persimmon Hill restaurant, open from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Go wild at the Oklahoma City Zoo where dads will receive free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with any paid admission. See native Oklahoma animals in the Oklahoma Trails exhibit, plus the Great EscApe and Cat Forest and Lion Overlook exhibits or explore the brand new Children’s Zoo.
Enjoy some exciting gaming action with dad at Remington Park where all fathers will be eligible for $100 cash hot seat drawings from 3 to 8 p.m. Drawings will be conducted twice an hour.
Downtown Oklahoma City
In Downtown Oklahoma City, three fantastic museums will honor fathers by providing free admission to all dads with a paid family member. Participating attractions include the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and the newest attraction, the American Banjo Museum. This Father’s Day, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is open from noon to 5 p.m., the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum is open from 1 to 6 p.m. and the American Banjo Museum in Bricktown is open from noon to 5 p.m.
University of Oklahoma Museums, Norman
The University of Oklahoma’s two world-class museums – the Sam Noble Museum and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art – offer free admission for dads on Father’s Day. All dads will receive free admission at both museums from 1 to 5 p.m. In addition to their permanent exhibitions, both museums are offering special exhibitions over the Father’s Day weekend. The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History features Chocolate: The Exhibition and Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art presents Wanderlust: Travel and American Photography both displayed through Sept. 12.
Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country is full of exciting activities to entertain dad and the entire family. For more information on these events or to request a free 2010 Travel Guide or Trips on a Tank Full coupon brochure, call 1-800-386-6552 or visit www.oktourism.com.
Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager