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Arts Council Oklahoma City
400 W California Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102
Ring in the new year in style! Since 1987, Opening Night has been the place for families and friends to enjoy the performing arts and “open” the New Year in the spirit of community. Downtown Oklahoma City is the setting for a variety bands, fireworks, and an unforgettable children’s craft and performance area. The day begins with the festive Finale 5k and all the excitement concludes with a fireworks extravaganza at midnight.
Wristbands available at MidFirst Bank locations, 7-Eleven stores,the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, and Plenty Mercantile. Available for purchase December 1. On the night of the event, you may purchase wristbands at sales locations across the event.
Wristbands are $8 in advance, $10 the night of the event.
The Wise Guys, OKC Improv, Adam & Kizzie, Edgar Cruz Guitar, Steelwind Duo, Brisa Sur, The House Session, Bricktown Clowns of Oklahoma City, and Michael King’s One Man Circus.
The Children’s Area in the Hall of Mirrors in Civic Center Music Hall means family-friendly fun! Enjoy face painting, an interactive art project, and lively musical performances – perfect to ring in the New Year
FOOD TRUCKS IN FINALE ALLEY
Bacon N' Cakin': Pancake sandwiches and bacon infused angus beef sliders made fresh to order
Hijos Taqueria: Authentic street tacos, quesadillas, and other tasty Mexican fare
Junction Coffee Okc: Fresh coffee, espresso drinks, and other hot beverages
Let's Do Greek Food Truck: Greek and Mediterranean food including gyros, rice bowls, and more
MacTastic The Food Truck: Creamy mac & cheese bowls with delicious add-ins
Pitchfork in the Park: Homemade farmhouse favorites including sandwiches, baked goods and coffee
SizzleNSpiceok: Tandoori style, Pakistani and Indian food
Snow S'more Food Truck: Hand crafted s’mores and coffee beverages
Taste of Soul Chicken and Waffle: Delicious chicken and waffle sandwiches, and more
Wicked Hangry: Gourmet burgers, sliders and grown-up grilled cheese
The Wise Guys take the Opening Night Finale Stage in Bicentennial Park at 9:00 and play until midnight. Playing coverts from vintage rock n’roll to contemporary pop, The Wise Guys will delight audience members of all ages. Dance in the New Year to everything from The Beach Boys to The Cars to Maroon 5, and more. The Wise Guys count us down to midnight, when a fireworks extravaganza rings in 2018!