Memorial Day Events Honor Military in Central Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA – This Memorial Day, several attractions in central Oklahoma’s
Frontier Country will honor active Military, Veterans and their families by offering special
discounts or events.
All active duty military personnel and their families can receive free admission May 31 at the Sam Noble Museum and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman. The Sam Noble Museum and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art recently announced their participation in Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and more than 600 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2010. Both museums are located on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman. The complete list of participating Blue Star Museums is available at www.arts.gov.
Memorial Day kicks off the return of Military Mondays at Frontier City. Frontier City will honor Military every operating Monday during the 2010 season. Each Military ID presented at the front gate can get up to four people into the park for just $10 each.
The 45th Infantry Division Museum in Oklahoma City will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. May 31. This event pays tribute and honors the men and women who have served in our Nations Armed Forces. Ceremony highlights include a helicopter flyover, massing of the colors, patriotic music, and distinguished guest speakers. Admission is free into the Museum.
Frontier Country Marketing Association, a 501-c6 organization, promotes the economic growth of the tourism industry in the 12 central counties of Oklahoma. For more information on these events or to request a free travel guide or ‘Trips on a Tank Full’ coupon brochure, visit www.oktourism.com or call (800) 386-6552.
Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager