VisitTulsa Articles http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/ Recent Articles - In The News Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:04:58 GMT Tulsa Race Riot Centennial Commission announced http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-race-riot-centennial-commission-announced/755/ The panel will set the template for 2021's anniversary events. Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-race-riot-centennial-commission-announced/755/ Group aims to honor Tulsa race riot victims, build economy http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/group-aims-to-honor-tulsa-race-riot-victims-build-economy/756/ TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A new commission aims to tell the story of 300 black residents of Tulsa who died during one of the worst race riots in American history and to act as a catalyst to drive new businesses to the Oklahoma city, the group's leaders said Friday. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/group-aims-to-honor-tulsa-race-riot-victims-build-economy/756/ Hanson to headline Tulsa showcase at South by Southwest in Texas http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/hanson-to-headline-tulsa-showcase-at-south-by-southwest-in-texas/747/ A showcase of Tulsa talent will head south to represent the city at the annual South by Southwest Conference and Festival in Austin next month. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/hanson-to-headline-tulsa-showcase-at-south-by-southwest-in-texas/747/ Pat Crofts: Tulsa poised to become tourism destination http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pat-crofts-tulsa-poised-to-become-tourism-destination/761/ In just a few short months and 1.2 million square feet of construction — one of the largest building projects in our state’s history – will be complete. Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pat-crofts-tulsa-poised-to-become-tourism-destination/761/ Tulsans offer suggestions for Route 66 attractions on west side of historic 11th Street Bridge http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsans-offer-suggestions-for-route-66-attractions-on-west-side-of-historic-11th-street-bridge/758/ Tulsans gather to discuss ideas for land on river’s west bank. Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsans-offer-suggestions-for-route-66-attractions-on-west-side-of-historic-11th-street-bridge/758/ Oklahoma musicians to showcase talent at Folk Alliance International conference http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/oklahoma-musicians-to-showcase-talent-at-folk-alliance-international-conference/748/ More than 30 musicians from across Oklahoma will head north to show off their talent at the Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City next month. Sun, 15 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/oklahoma-musicians-to-showcase-talent-at-folk-alliance-international-conference/748/ Tulsa World editorial: OKPOP museum headed across the street from the Cain's Ballroom http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-world-editorial-okpop-museum-headed-across-the-street-from-the-cain-s-ballroom/750/ The popular culture museum to be across the street from Cain’s Ballroom Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-world-editorial-okpop-museum-headed-across-the-street-from-the-cain-s-ballroom/750/ Pop culture: Panel to feature Native Americans in pop culture, Standing Rock documentary http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pop-culture-panel-to-feature-native-americans-in-pop-culture-standing-rock-documentary/749/ Native American representation in pop culture will be the subject when the Tulsa Office of Film, Music Arts & Culture resumes its film mixer and panel series Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/pop-culture-panel-to-feature-native-americans-in-pop-culture-standing-rock-documentary/749/ Bob Dylan Archive to be featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/bob-dylan-archive-to-be-featured-on-cbs-sunday-morning-/754/ This week’s “CBS Sunday Morning” will feature a segment on the Bob Dylan Archive, which will make its home in Tulsa. Sun, 11 Dec 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/bob-dylan-archive-to-be-featured-on-cbs-sunday-morning-/754/ Music Livin' on the edge: Music panel with Hanson ends on an Aerosmith note http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/music-livin-on-the-edge-music-panel-with-hanson-ends-on-an-aerosmith-note/751/ The Tulsa band took part in a behind-the-music session with producer Mark Hudson Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/music-livin-on-the-edge-music-panel-with-hanson-ends-on-an-aerosmith-note/751/ August at Cox Business Center is Too Hot to Handle http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/august-at-cox-business-center-is-too-hot-to-handle/745/ Mark your calendars for the OK Reptile Expo coming up on August 6-7 from 10am - 3pm daily, at Cox Convention Center. There will be hundreds of snakes, lizards, turtles, and frogs for sale at 30%-60% off retail prices. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/august-at-cox-business-center-is-too-hot-to-handle/745/ Drillers Coming Home from Brief 4-Day Homestand http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/drillers-coming-home-from-brief-4-day-homestand/744/ The Tulsa Drillers return to ONEOK Field for their fifth homestand of the year as they take on one of their North Division rivals in the Northwest Arkansas Naturals beginning Tuesday, June 7. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/drillers-coming-home-from-brief-4-day-homestand/744/ Tulsa to host four-day Route 66 music and film festival in September http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-to-host-four-day-route-66-music-and-film-festival-in-september/752/ The first four-day Mother Road Revival Weekend will be September 8-11 and will feature film screenings, discussions, and concerts. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-to-host-four-day-route-66-music-and-film-festival-in-september/752/ Rejuvenated downtown: Tulsa's hub ready for return of retail http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/rejuvenated-downtown-tulsa-s-hub-ready-for-return-of-retail/759/ More retail on way as area bustles Sun, 20 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/rejuvenated-downtown-tulsa-s-hub-ready-for-return-of-retail/759/ 20 Reasons Tulsa Is Actually A Happening City http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/20-reasons-tulsa-is-actually-a-happening-city/743/ Don't miss the best of the best in good ol' T-Town. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/20-reasons-tulsa-is-actually-a-happening-city/743/ With Faith of Investors, Downtown Tulsa Reawakens http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/with-faith-of-investors-downtown-tulsa-reawakens/740/ On Nov. 11, the New York Times featured downtown Tulsa and the renaissance taking place. Largely attributed to private investment, they found the Tulsa region to be booming with excitement and becoming a premier tourist destination. Read the full story below. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/with-faith-of-investors-downtown-tulsa-reawakens/740/ Tulsa wins Best for Hospitality and Charm http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-wins-best-for-hospitality-and-charm/738/ ConventionSouth recently announced winners of their 2014 Destination Showdown on Facebook and Tulsa made the list at the Best for Hospitality and Charm. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-wins-best-for-hospitality-and-charm/738/ Guthrie Green sets date for third annual Glow on the Green http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/guthrie-green-sets-date-for-third-annual-glow-on-the-green/737/ Guthrie Green announced the third annual Glow on the Green will be held Nov. 30. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/guthrie-green-sets-date-for-third-annual-glow-on-the-green/737/ Wizard World Comic Con comes to Tulsa http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/wizard-world-comic-con-comes-to-tulsa/735/ VisitTulsa welcomes inaugural Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con, Nov. 7-9 at Cox Business Center. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/wizard-world-comic-con-comes-to-tulsa/735/ 2014 Linde Oktoberfest returns to Tulsa http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/2014-linde-oktoberfest-returns-to-tulsa/733/ The 2014 Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa kicks off this week with Corporate Night on Wednesday, Oct. 15 and public activities Thursday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 19 at River West Festival Park. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/2014-linde-oktoberfest-returns-to-tulsa/733/ VisitTulsa welcomes Arabian Championship horse show http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/visittulsa-welcomes-arabian-championship-horse-show/732/ VisitTulsa is excited to welcome back the U.S. National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show. The show will take place Friday, Oct. 17 through Saturday, Oct. 25. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/visittulsa-welcomes-arabian-championship-horse-show/732/ Construction begins on Tulsa's Route 66 gateways http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/construction-begins-on-tulsa-s-route-66-gateways/731/ The next Vision 2025 Route 66 enhancement and promotion project in Tulsa begins Thursday, Oct. 9, with the construction of gateways on the east and west sides of town. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/construction-begins-on-tulsa-s-route-66-gateways/731/ Tulsa chocolatier's sweet gig http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-chocolatier-s-sweet-gig/730/ VisitTulsa hosted the Society of American Travel Writer's Central States Chapter this past March. While in attendance the writers toured the region and lived on 'Tulsa time'. Check out this article from the Chicago Tribune by one of the writers. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/tulsa-chocolatier-s-sweet-gig/730/ Thousands rev up in Tulsa for National Bikers Roundup http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/thousands-rev-up-in-tulsa-for-national-bikers-roundup/728/ The 37th annual National Bikers Roundup took place this past weekend at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park. According to park officials, the event brought in nearly 50,000 people to the Tulsa region and will close out with close to a $5 million economic impact. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/thousands-rev-up-in-tulsa-for-national-bikers-roundup/728/ #TulsaMVC making a stop at Center of the Universe Festival http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/-tulsamvc-making-a-stop-at-center-of-the-universe-festival/725/ Center of the Universe Festival will once again fill the streets of Downtown Tulsa this weekend, July 25 and 26. This year's festival will feature over 100 bands on three-outdoor stages. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visittulsa.com/articles/view/-tulsamvc-making-a-stop-at-center-of-the-universe-festival/725/