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Fair Meadows Racing & Sports Bar

At Fair Meadows, the ponies run year-round, thanks to three months of on-site live racing and simulcast contests from across the country. The property is upscale, featuring a sports bar with 14 big screens. Guests can also rent out one of nearly 200 carrels, which offer an executive-style chair and a personal television for race viewing. For larger parties, private rooms are available for rent as well, but arrive early; they are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Patrons must be 18 years or older to enter.
Website: http://www.exposquare.com
Location: 4609 E 21st St | Tulsa, OK (Expo Square)


Lucky you. Tulsa’s casinos offer a jackpot of poker tables, blackjack and other casino tables, exciting slots and electronic games by the thousands. Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Cherokee, Creek, and Osage are open for Class II and Class III gaming excitement. There’s a casino in every direction – so you’re never far from the fun. You can also enjoy live and simulcast horse racing at Fair Meadows in Expo Square.

Tulsa Parks

The City of Tulsa manages 125 parks covering roughly 6,000 acres including nature centers, golf courses, Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum, Tulsa Garden Center, 21 swimming pools, 197 sports fields, 83 playgrounds, 109 tennis courts, 28 water playgrounds, The River Skate Park, 69 picnic shelters, 11 community centers, fitness facilities, gymnasiums, meeting rooms and facilities, trails and more.
Website: http://www.cityoftulsa.org

River Parks

Spread along miles of the Arkansas River, as it flows through Tulsa, River Parks provides some of the metropolitan area’s finest outdoor recreation. More than 20 miles of asphalt-surfaced recreation trails weave past picnic areas, playgrounds, fountains and sculptures. The park’s landscape ranges from manicured lawns to the rugged terrain of the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area. Recreation in River Parks includes fishing, rowing, kayaking, frisbee golf, hiking, biking and horseback riding.
Website: http://www.riverparks.org
Location: Riverside

Woodward Park

Tulsa’s most popular horticultural attraction in the heart of historic Mapleridge.  Today the 45-acre park boasts a wide variety of horticultural delights, including rock gardens, an English herb garden, a terraced Italian Renaissance rose garden, a Victorian conservatory (Lord and Burnham), a three-acre arboretum and an azalea garden with over 15,000 azaleas.  Presently there are approximately 5,000 rose plants representing nearly 250 varieties in the Rose Garden.  Location of each type of rose may be found at the Rose Garden map. The roses bloom from May until frost (usually in November), but the peak bloom period is from mid-May through June and then again in October.
Website: http://www.tulsagardencenter.com
Location: 21st Street and Peoria

Tulsa Talons

The Tulsa Talons are a professional arena football franchise in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Talons are a charter member of the minor league Arena Football 2, also known as af2. The Talons currently play their home games at Tulsa Convention Center. The team is expected to move into the new 18,041 seat BOK Center in 2009. Since inception of the league, the Talons have not had a losing season and have appeared in all eight af2 playoffs. Also, the Tulsa Talons have won two af2 championships, known as the Arena Cup in the last eight years.
Website: http://www.tulsatalons.com
Location: 100 Civic Center | Tulsa, OK 74103

Tulsa Drillers

The Tulsa Drillers are a minor league baseball team based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The team, which plays in the Texas League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies major-league club. The Drillers play in Drillers Stadium, located in midtown Tulsa. Drillers Stadium is currently the largest stadium in Double A baseball with a capacity of over 10,000. Originally constructed as a multi-purpose facility with an artificial playing surface, it is now strictly the home of the Drillers and features a natural grass playing field.
Website: http://www.tulsadrillers.com
Location: 15th and Yale

River Skatepark

Designed by American Ramp Company, the River Skatepark features 24 high-flying elements. Half and quarter pipes, grind rails and ledges, jump boxes, pyramids and more make helmets required gear. Situated on the west bank of the river near the 21st Street Pedestrian Bridge with Tulsa’s skyline as its backdrop, the park offers a rush for expert and novice skaters alike. Spectators, you’ll want to safely view the stunts from behind the fence.
Website: http://www.cityoftulsa.org
Location: 464 West 23rd Street | Tulsa, OK 74107

Tulsa Raceway Park

Tulsa Raceway Park is a 10,000 seat 1/4 mile IHRA drag strip located on the site of the old Tulsa International Raceway in Tulsa, OK. With ongoing events and regular midnight drags, there is always something exciting going on. The Raceway also boasts occasional live music and Deanna’s Diner Concession stand with a complete menu of burgers, hot dogs, chicken strips, fries, pizza pockets, chips, candy, soda, beer and margaritas.
Website: http://www.tulsaracewaypark.com
Location: 3101 N. Garnett | Tulsa, OK

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