Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3 Scissortail Park earns national and regional engineering awards

There is already cause for celebration at Scissortail Park, even though its first birthday is about two months away. The park, a crown jewel of Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3 program, earned national and regional engineering awards this month. “These awards are more evidence of how proud Oklahoma City residents should be of Scissortail Park,” said MAPS Program Manager […]

Union Station celebrates anniversary

THIS DAY IN HISTORY  On July 15, 1931, Oklahoma City Union Station Depot opened. The station served OKC from 1931 until 1967. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.  We’re so excited to have this beautiful building at Scissortail Park, and we’re looking forward to its upcoming renovation! Take a […]

Introducing a new live concert series

UPDATED ANNOUNCEMENT: Several weeks ago, Scissortail Park announced a new live music series intended to bring the community together in an outdoor space with ample social distancing. Even though the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases can be traced to primarily small, indoor activities, we have decided to pause the concert series out of an abundance […]

OSU-OKC Farmers Market at Scissortail Park Partners with Shape Your Future

The OSU-OKC Farmers Market at Scissortail Park is proud to announce its partnership with Shape Your Future. The new farmers market and Shape Your Future will collaborate with chefs across the Oklahoma City metro to show the public how to make simple, healthy recipes using locally-sourced ingredients from the farmers market.  Shape Your Future, a […]

Issac McClung closes out Scissortail Streams

California-born, Hawaii-raised and current Stillwater resident Issac McClung closed out our weekly Scissortail Streams concert series on Friday, May 29.  The 24-year-old folk singer has been a drummer from the beginning and later devoted himself to guitar and songwriting. His innate melancholic joy for life translates into soulful songs and folksy blues. He is a […]

Original Flow Streaming from the Park

Hip-hop artist, poet and producer Original Flow will take the stage for tonight’s Scissortail Streams, our weekly performance highlighting local musicians and streamed on Facebook Live. Born Christopher C. Acoff, Original Flow is following in his father’s MC footsteps and is a member of experimental hip-hop group The Fervent Route. Original Flow considers the group […]

A Pair of Horseshoe Road Performers!

Scissortail Streams The last two Scissortail Streams, Episodes 7 & 8 feature members of Oklahoma’s own, Horseshoe Road! On Friday, May 8 live-looping violinist, Peter Markes performed in the Mary Ann and Stroud Holt Garden in the north woodlands area of the Park. Oklahoma’s Musical Ambassador, Kyle Dillingham can be spotted in two locations for […]

#GivingTuesdayNow

Introducing a Global Day of Giving Originally conceived by nonprofits around the world as an antidote to the pre-holiday shopping extravaganzas of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is traditionally held as a day to support community organizations in November. Now, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, #GivingTuesdayNow is a new […]

Scissortail Streams Showcases Jose Hernandez

It’s hard to believe but we are releasing the sixth episode of Scissortail Streams, our online concerts highlighting local musicians along with various areas of Scissortail Park. This week we are featuring Oklahoma singer/songwriter, Jose Hernandez. These free concerts are recorded onsite, at a safe distance, and showcase different areas of Scissortail Park. Hernandez was […]

Oklahoma Guitarist Extraordinaire, Edgar Cruz

Recorded in the portico at Union Station, Edgar Cruz is our next performer for Scissortail Streams, our weekly musical showcase. He is familiar to Oklahoma City audiences, as well as to audiences across the country, Europe and South America. Since 1995, Cruz has been a headliner at the prestigious Chet Atkins Guitar Festival every July […]