If you’re the sort that likes to check out the hip and happening, you’ll find it in the Plaza District; an enclave of locally-owned shops, neighborhood bars, quirky galleries and fun-and-funky restaurants. Named for the historic Plaza Theater (built in 1935), the area has become a hub for creativity and a magnet for local businesses. Its namesake theater is now the nationally-renowned Lyric on the Plaza Theater, where you can catch live performances in season.
The Plaza District is home to galleries, studios, retail shops, restaurants, performance venues and creative services. Choose from a variety of gourmet dining and drinking establishments and visit our retail shops featuring artist-made, vintage and retro clothing and home furnishings. Experience Oklahoma’s premier professional theatre company, Lyric Theatre, in the district’s historic Plaza Theatre, or enroll in classes at our dance, theatre or painting studios. The district is also home to many neighborhood and creative services. Hairstylists, tattoo artists, graphic designers and more are just a step away Each second Friday of the month from 6pm to 10pm, enjoy LIVE on the Plaza, a monthly block party featuring live music, featured artists, special events and local shopping. We hope you will visit soon and please take a moment to learn more about our district, businesses and events!
Every fall, the Plaza District hosts the Plaza District Festival – an acclaimed arts festival featuring over 30 visual artists, over 200 performing artists, and a variety of children’s art and educational activities.