LIVIN' ON TULSA TIME
ABOUT BOK CENTER
Tulsa's BOK Center is an award-winning and premier sports & entertainment venue in the heart of Downtown Tulsa. The 19,199-seat arena hosts 50+ ticketed events each year including A-list concerts, family shows, sporting events & more. BOK Center is home to the ECHL & IFL Tulsa Oilers.
Owned by the City of Tulsa, BOK Center is part of Vision 2025, a project to grow economic & community infrastructure for future generations In 2016 & 2018, BOK Center was named Arena of the Year by the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA). The facility won the 2018 Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM).
From Madonna, Iron Maiden, Tool, Carrie Underwood, Mumford & Sons, and Coldplay, to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eric Church, Ariana Grande, and Green Day, BOK Center has hosted a variety of artists since 2008. Major performances at the venue include the only arena show on Paul McCartney’s summer of 2009 tour, Tulsa native Garth Brooks selling out seven shows in 2015 & the Metallica show in 2019 setting a new attendance record at the venue.
On the sporting side, BOK Center has hosted several preseason games for the Oklahoma City Thunder as well as the 1st & 2nd rounds of the NCAA Basketball Tournament in 2011, 2017 & 2019, the Bassmaster Classic in 2016 & several Dallas Stars NHL neutral site games. The arena has been home to the Big 12 Wrestling Championship since 2017 & also served as the host for 2023 NCAA Wrestling Championships.
When you’re living on Tulsa Time, there’s no limit to what you can do. Whether you're looking for family-friendly adventures or interactive experiences, Tulsa has something for everyone. With four distinct seasons and an average of 227 sunny days per year, any time of year is an excellent one to visit Tulsa.
A music mecca that inspired its own genre (the Tulsa Sound), T-Town is packed with performances year-round. Catch a show at the award-winning BOK Center or historic Cain's Ballroom, or tour one of our music-centric attractions like the legendary Church Studio. Uncover music history, Tulsa history & more at one of our many area museums – or take a trip down memory lane, also known as Route 66.
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OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management company that is making a positive disruption in the live entertainment and hospitality industry. OVG360 helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 240 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe. OVG360 provides a set of unmatched services, resources and expertise designed to deliver unparalleled results that elevate every aspect of the venue. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and public safety and more.
ABOUT OAK VIEW GROUP (OVG):
Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports and live entertainment industry and currently has eight divisions across six global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, Seattle, Austin, and Philadelphia). More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.