Owasso Residents Have the Best of All Worlds.
Owasso’s proximity to Tulsa is a great advantage for residents, offering convenient access to a variety of cosmopolitan entertainment and cultural activities. Regional attractions include four nationally recognized museums, the Tulsa Zoo, several golf courses, the Oklahoma Aquarium, ONEOK Field and the iconic BOK Center. When you become an Owasso resident, here are some of the things you can enjoy in the Tulsa region:
Concerts & Performing Arts
- The BOK Center – Where national headliner acts such as Paul McCartney, Elton John and Carrie Underwood have performed.
- Brady Theater – 100-year-old theater that has played host to the likes of Journey, Robin Williams, Randy Travis, Lindsey Buckingham, and many others.
- Cain’s Ballroom – Yahoo’s 9th best place to see a live show in America
- Clark Youth Theatre – Tulsa’s longest running youth arts program outside the public schools; performances at the Henthorne Performing Arts Center
- Heller Theatre Company – Presenting entirely original and local plays, Heller Theatre Company gives a voice to Tulsa's talents.
- Living Arts – presents and develops critically-engaged contemporary art in Tulsa, with exhibition spaces, education spaces, sites for meeting and event programming
- Lorton Performance Center – University of Tulsa’s showcase facility for the musical and performance arts
- Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame – Offers jazz concert series and free jazz jams at Tulsa's old Union Depot Building, the "Jazz Depot"
- Studio 308 – home to Tulsa’s American Theatre Company
- Theatre Tulsa – The longest continuously-operating community theatre west of the Mississippi
- Tulsa Performing Arts Center – With theaters ranging from the 2,365-seat Chapman Music Hall to intimate studios, performances are as diverse as Broadway musicals, national headliner concerts and experimental plays.
- Tulsa Spotlight Theater –Home to America’s longest-running play, “The Drunkard,” which has been performed here since 1953. Other family and music events are also on the calendar.
- VanTrease Performing Arts Center – Take in a Pops or Classic Series concert with the Signature Symphony at TCC, the professional orchestra-in-residence at Tulsa Community College.
Museums & Art
- Elsing Museum – Rare collection of some of the world's most amazing gems, minerals, natural art, Indian artifacts, oriental artifacts, and more, at Oral Roberts University
- Gilcrease Museum – World’s largest and most comprehensive collection of art of the American West
- Ida Dennie Willis Museum of Miniatures, Dolls & Toys – Explore a part of your childhood by viewing the many exotic dolls, toys and miniatures displayed.
- Mabel B. Little Heritage House – One of the last vestiges of Black history in North Tulsa.
- Philbrook Museum of Art – With two Tulsa locations, exhibits more than 8,500 works of art
- Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art – Shares the legacy of Jewish art, history and culture
- Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium – Come experience Oklahoma’s rich aerospace history by exploring aircraft, artifacts, and interactive exhibits.
- Tulsa Children's Museum Discovery Lab – Kids and their families can make, learn, explore, and design things using real stuff in new and different ways.
- Woody Guthrie Center – Dedicated to preserving Woody Guthrie's body of work and celebrating his important role in American history and his advocacy for social justice
Tulsa venues such as ONEOK Field and the BOK Center have schedules packed with professional, semi-pro and amateur sports. Collegiate sports are also offered at several local universities.
If you enjoy a bit of gaming action, whether it’s horse racing, slots or table games, Tulsa has it.