Explore & Discover Downtown Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Convention
Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau

If you are looking to Oklahoma City for your next meeting, you might be surprised by what we have to offer. Over the past two decades, Oklahoma City has transformed into not only an ideal place to live, work and play, but also to visit, explore and return to for many years to come.

With seven downtown hotels within walking distance of the Cox Convention Center, downtown Oklahoma City provides several choices for resting your head. The Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel is connected to the convention center via a second floor sky bridge for easy access. Looking for something with a bit of historic charm? Head two blocks north of the convention center to the historic Skirvin Hilton. This grand hotel opened in 1911 and features original woodwork, flooring and other original architectural details.

In the heart of downtown Oklahoma City, the Cox Convention Center boats more than 150,000 square feet of total meeting space including an impressive 25,000-square-foot ballroom, eight exhibit halls totaling 100,000 square feet and additional meeting rooms totaling 27,500 square feet of convention and pre-convene space. And the best is yet to come. Oklahoma City voters approved funding to build a new $252 million downtown convention center which will feature 200,000 square feet of exhibit space and is projected to begin construction in 2016.

For a more unique meeting location, look to Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District located along the Oklahoma River on the southern edge of downtown. The Devon Boathouse and the Chesapeake Finish Line tower feature event spaces for various sized groups with stunning views of the Oklahoma River and the downtown Oklahoma City skyline. The Chesapeake Boathouse offers an event room for meetings as well as team building activities such as dragon boating and kayaking.

Located just steps from the Cox Convention Center, the Bricktown Entertainment District is a great place to please your palate. With restaurants ranging from top-of-the-line steakhouses to down home, Oklahoma barbeque, dozens of establishments are within a few minutes’ walk from your hotel or meeting site.

Downtown Oklahoma City offers plenty to see and do just a few blocks from your hotel. Visit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, the recently renovated Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory and more.

With 20 nonstop flights to 18 destinations in the U.S., getting to Oklahoma City is a breeze. The Will Rogers World Airport welcomes visitors to Oklahoma City and is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown. Oklahoma City is located at the crossroads of I-35, I-40 and I-44 making travel quick and easy.