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January 22, 2021

Martha’s Task Mardi Gras 2021 Goes Mobile News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Martha’s Task Mardi Gras 2021 Goes Mobile

Martha’s Task Mardi Gras 2021 will look a little different than in years past. This year Martha’s Task annual Mardi Gras celebration is going mobile. To make sure everyone stays safe, the event committee decided to provide all the elements of a fun Mardi Gras celebration for guests to take home with them for an inhouse party or date night. Mardi Gras ticket holders will receive a fabulous Cajun dinner from Smoke’N’Gumbo, beer or wine and Mardi Gras party favors. Guests will pick up their meals and...

January 21, 2021

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Releases Three New Travel Guides for New Year News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Releases Three New Travel Guides for New Year

OKLAHOMA CITY — After a year marked by uncertainty, many are ready to kick off the new year with some vacation planning. The Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department has released three new publications to help travelers put together memorable road trips: the 2021 Oklahoma Travel Guide, the 2021 Oklahoma State Parks & Outdoor Guide and the revamped Oklahoma Motorcycle Guide. These publications guides show off many of the things Oklahoma does best — magnificent outdoor scenery, incredible state parks and...

January 20, 2021

OKM’s Music Festival is entering its 37th year June 10th -17th News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Music Festival is entering its 37th year June 10th -17th

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (Jan. 20, 2021) - The OKM Music Festival is entering its 37th year as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. Hosting its first festival in 1985, the OKM Music Festival is one of the state’s longest running music festivals to date. From June 10 - 17, Bartlesville will enjoy classical and multi-genre entertainment from performers around the world. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 OKM Music Festival was re-imagined, downscaled and postponed to September of last year. Most of the original 2020 lineup has...

January 20, 2021

BARTLESVILLE’S PRICE TOWER MAKES CNN LIST Named among the top 16 famous buildings in the south News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BARTLESVILLE’S PRICE TOWER MAKES CNN LIST Named among the top 16 famous buildings in the south

BARTLESVILLE, Okla., January 20, 2021 —Bartlesville’s own Price Tower washonored to receive national attention from a major news network recently. The Tower wasone of 16 buildings included on CNN.com’s list of “Famous Buildings in the AmericanSouth.” The popular website featured an architectural tour of must-see buildings andlandmarks and touted Frank Lloyd Wright’s world-renowned Price Tower as one of hismost influential designs.A link to the entire CNN article can be found at...

December 17, 2020

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Celebrates New Year  With First Day Hikes Across State on Jan. 1, 2021 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Celebrates New Year With First Day Hikes Across State on Jan. 1, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — In keeping with an annual tradition, Oklahoma State Parks will again host First Day Hikes on Jan. 1, 2021. The free, guided hikes present an opportunity to begin the New Year on a healthy perspective by getting outdoors, connecting with nature and promoting year-round recreation. “It is our goal to promote physical fitness and wellness with these guided hikes on the first day and weekend of the new year,” said Oklahoma State Parks Director Kris Marek. “During the current health...

December 11, 2020

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Wraps Up Highly Successful Oklahoma Road Trip Video Series News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department Wraps Up Highly Successful Oklahoma Road Trip Video Series

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department wrapped up its Oklahoma Road Trip video series on Nov. 4, and the department has already seen nearly $11.8 million in projected lodging revenue resulting from the series. The Road Trip series, which was filmed by Broken Arrow-based Retrospec Films, has resulted in 73,579 hotel bookings and produced a return on investment of 163 to 1, based on the programmatic digital spend of $71,744. Booking and revenue numbers are provided by ADARA, a pixel...

December 01, 2020

December Evening Tours at the Frank Phillips Home News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

December Evening Tours at the Frank Phillips Home

Dates: December 8th, 10th, 15th, and 17th:  6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Join us for a special evening tour at the historic Frank Phillips Home! View the home at night with all 26 rooms fully decorated for the holidays. Admission is $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased by visiting our gift shop, or by calling 918.336.2491. Masks are required. Note: Our parking lot is located on 11th and Osage, behind the garage, and overflow parking is available at Spirit Church (9th &

November 19, 2020

Dance Maker Academy will be presenting the Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 12 and 13, 2020. News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Dance Maker Academy will be presenting the Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 12 and 13, 2020.

Returning to Pawhuska’s beautiful Constantine Theater, Dance Maker Academy is pleased to present its fourth annual production of the Nutcracker Ballet, Dec. 12 at 7pm and Dec. 13 at 3pm. This year the production features 47 local dancers ages 6-18 in this all-children ballet. The colorful scenery and dazzling costumes enhance Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, dancing toys, mischievous mice, sparkling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and cast take you on a magical journey to...

November 18, 2020

2020 Christmas Lights Displays News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

2020 Christmas Lights Displays

Fantasy Land of Lights Fantasy Land of Lights is an annual, drive-through Christmas light display at Johnstone Park in Bartlesville, OK has become a holiday tradition. With the help of generous donations from the public, Fantasy Land of Lights continues to grow each year. Be sure to visit so you can see what is new this year! Fantasy Land of Lights takes the work of all of our members in the weeks between Halloween and Thanksgiving. The display is manned by dedicated volunteers...

November 18, 2020

Christmas in the Ville Ice Rink opens Friday Dec. 4 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Christmas in the Ville Ice Rink opens Friday Dec. 4

4th Annual Christmas in the Ville opening night celebration featuring park and 22' tree lighting at 6 pm. Food trucks open at 5:30 pm. Enjoy downtown merchant crawl, carriage rides, Disney princess characters, Christmas movies in the Park, Santa & Mrs. Claus, train rides on the tot train, and so much more! Ice rink will open at 6 pm for the season! Christmas in the Ville will be open Dec. 4th – Jan. 3rd Christmas in the Ville Ice Rink will open to the public starting with a Grand Opening celebration on Friday...