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502, 2024

Catrinas Mexican Grill

By |February 5th, 2024|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Opened January 2024. A vibrant and authentic Mexican restaurant that captures the essence of traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant boasts a colorful and lively ambiance, complete with Mexican-inspired decor and friendly staff, creating an enjoyable dining experience for both locals and visitors. Hours: 11 am-10 pm, 7 days a week

202, 2024

Favorite Breakfast Spots in Enid

By |February 2nd, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We say it’s the most delicious. You don’t have to wait for the weekend to enjoy a tasty, leisurely breakfast at an Enid breakfast café. Breakfast in Enid is open seven days a week. Check out a few of our favorite spots for breakfast. But don't just take our word for it. Reviewers love these spots, too! Wee Too [...]

3110, 2023

Southard House Bed & Breakfast

By |October 31st, 2023|Categories: Bed and Breakfast|

Founded in May 2013, our 4-suite bed and breakfast in Enid's historic Kenwood District offers luxurious overnight accommodations for couples looking for a romantic getaway or a relaxing retreat. Women business travelers will find Southard House their home away from home. From our Southard hospitality cookies served each day or our delicious home-cooked breakfasts served each weekend, Southard House provides many delicious delicacies for our guests to enjoy. We [...]

2509, 2023

10 Things to Do This Fall in Enid

By |September 25th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Meetings Fall is a wonderful time to explore Enid and embrace the spirit of the season. From markets to spooky tales, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy. Here are 10 must-do activities for a memorable fall experience in Enid. 1. Red Bird Farm Harvest Market: Experience the charm of Enid's agritourism destination, Red Bird [...]

2108, 2023

Bee the Sunshine mural

By |August 21st, 2023|Categories: Public Art Around Enid|

This metal mural was installed in 2023 just before the beginning of the school year. It was created by Kelly and Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal, along with Wesley Spencer of SpenCo Metal Works. The mural honors the life of Titus Kennedy, a student at Hayes who died suddenly in 2022 at the age of 5. Kelly says the mural depicts scenes that [...]

908, 2023

The Beauty of Community

By |August 9th, 2023|Categories: Downtown Public Art|

The Beauty of Community mural at Park Avenue Thrift celebrates Enid’s music legacy with trumpet vine flowers and a guitar and features historic grain elevators with their inventive hexagon shape and of course, wheat. The Indian Blanket Flower, Oklahoma’s state wildflower, is also painted on the buffalo in front of Park Avenue. The open book, also making an Art Deco shape, seeks to [...]

1307, 2023

Musical Trio on the Trail

By |July 13th, 2023|Categories: Public Art Around Enid|

Musical Trio on the Trail consists of three animals native to Oklahoma, (coyote, armadillo, and racoon) holding steel drums.  The piece is meant to be interactive and the public can test their drumming skills by playing the drums held by the animals. “Musical Trio on the Trail” is located approximately 250 yards east of the Cleveland Trailhead on the Enid Trail, on the northeast [...]

3005, 2023

Woodring Historic Mural

By |May 30th, 2023|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Woodring Historic Mural was dedicated on Memorial Day, 2023. The mural by Enid artist Tox Murillo, is painted on the hangar housing the A-26 Lady Liberty, the only flying invader left in the nation. It is located next to the ML Becker Learning Center and across the street from Oklahoma’s official Vietnam War Memorial. The mural depicts: Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart and Wiley Post were [...]

905, 2023

Enid Travel Advocate

By |May 9th, 2023|Categories: Enid Travel Advocate, News Release, Things To Do|

An Enid Travel Advocate is someone who represents our city well through their photos, videos and blogs on social media. It’s someone who explores, seeks adventure, captures the fun things to do in Enid and shares it with the rest of us. It’s someone who ultimately wants to go out and explore for themselves. Visit Enid is looking for a team of 10-12 people who live or work in [...]

604, 2023

Tea & Country Estate

By |April 6th, 2023|Categories: Family Fun, Uncategorized|

The owners of Tea and Country Estate have always had a love for history, historic homes, and hospitality. When this historic estate came up for sale, we were excited for our dream to come true: to live amongst a bit of history. We have enjoyed making memories with others on this property and have worked tirelessly as a family to maintain the estate as best [...]

2803, 2023

Kristi’s Kitchen

By |March 28th, 2023|Categories: Food & Drink, Uniquely Enid|

(Currently moving to this location. Scheduled opening during the third week of February 2024) Kristi's Kitchen offers a dine-in or carry-out lunch menu with soups, salads and casseroles. They also have take-and-bake casseroles,  snacks, parfaits, protein balls, salads, sandwiches and meal preps. Also offering ice cream, baked goods made in the brick oven including breads, muffins, cookies, quiche, bread pudding and more. Açaí bowls also [...]

2401, 2023

New Year, New Look: A New VisitEnid.org

By |January 24th, 2023|Categories: News Release|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Rob Houston, Director, Visit Enid 580-616-7369 Rob@VisitEnid.org Visit Enid Launches New User-Friendly Website January 24, 2023 –Visit Enid, the official Destination Marketing Organization for the City of Enid, is excited to announce the launch of its revamped website at VisitEnid.org, offering new capabilities and a more visually appealing layout. The new website serves as a resource for visitors and residents alike looking to explore Enid. [...]

1512, 2022

2021: A Look Back

By |December 15th, 2022|Categories: News Release|

Happy New Year from Rob and Jenna at Visit Enid! We move into 2022 with an overall enthusiasm for travel that we struggled with in 2021. Enid welcomed visitors to town while continuing to entertain residents with activities fit for the entire family. Enjoy taking a look back at 2021 in Enid: one of the most exciting years in our history. Some may even say it's The One! The [...]

1512, 2022

Holidays in Enid 2022: Like our own Hallmark Christmas card

By |December 15th, 2022|Categories: News Release, Top Selfie Spots|

Enid’s downtown turns into a Hallmark Christmas movie set from mid-November through early January. You’ll enjoy The One Enid, the world’s tallest fresh cut Christmas Tree, Holidays on Ice in Downtown Enid, Enid Lights Up the Plains, the BAT Express and more.Community Christmas tree? Check. Outdoor ice skating? Check. A drive-through Christmas lights display? Check. Cut your own Christmas tree? Check. Fireworks? Of course! Some have compared Enid to a [...]

3011, 2022

Park Avenue Thrift

By |November 30th, 2022|Categories: Antiques & Consignment|

Park Avenue Thrift exists to strengthen the Enid community and serve others by collecting donations, running a top-notch thrift store, and giving the proceeds to Enid nonprofits that invest in quality of life initiatives. Hours 9a-7p Mon-Fri; 10a-7p Sat

3011, 2022

Hope Outreach Marketplace

By |November 30th, 2022|Categories: Antiques & Consignment|

Hope Outreach has upgraded from simply a thrift store to a marketplace. We realize there is a desperate need for the thrift side and we will always have it. But we also realize there are a lot of people who are looking for new furniture, flooring, dressers, rugs and such who are still looking for bargains. Once again we can meet that need. Hours [...]

1110, 2022

Settlers Brewing Company

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Enid's newest brewery sits right on the old Chisholm Trail, hence the name Settlers. This family-run brewery offers hand-crafted beers of all variety and supports local non-profit organizations. Enjoy your favorite beverage inside or on the patio. Hours Wed-Thurs 4 pm-10 pm Fri 4 pm-11 pm Sat 2 pm-11 pm Sun 2 pm-6 pm

1110, 2022

Government Springs Park North

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

Not your typical park. One of Enid's first parks established in 1911 is where the Oklahoma Land Run and Chisholm Trail meet! Interpretive public art at Dillingham Gardens tell the tale of the Land Run at this historic Chisholm Trail watering hole. And who expects a waterfall on the prairie? Facilities include (5) park shelters, restrooms, walking trail and fishing docks. This park is [...]

1110, 2022

Simpson’s Old Time Museum

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Group Dining|

Come see where westerns are made! Visit Simpson's Old Time Museum and Skeleton Creek Productions Movie Studio and step back into the old west. Listen to honky-tonk piano music and sip an ice cold sarsaparilla in the 1880's saloon. If you get too rowdy you might get taken to the marshal?s office and thrown in an 1880's jail. Visit the 1880's hotel lobby complete [...]

1110, 2022

Oakwood Bowl

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: After the Game|

Enid's Family Fun Center is more than just bowling. They also have an 8,000 sf arcade filled with all your favorite games, and the only bumper cars in Enid that spin and flip! For bowling, Oakwood Bowl has 40 lanes, all equipped with automated bumpers so family members of all ages can enjoy this fun sport. Special activities include Moonlight Madness Friday and Saturday [...]

1110, 2022

4R Kids Mini Golf

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: After the Game|

A brand new, challenging 18-hole layout opened March 16, 2018, bringing a whole new level of miniature golf to Enid! Hours Spring Break March 16-25Monday-Thursday 10 am-10 pmFriday-Saturday 10 am-11 pmSunday 2 pm-9 pm Spring hours March 26-May 31Friday-Saturday 10 am-11 pmSunday 2 pm-9 pm Pricing1-3 games $7 each4-7 games $6.50 each8-17 games $6 each18+ games $5 each   

1110, 2022

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum/Adventure Quest

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: After the Game|

COVID-19 update: What you can expect when you go to Leonardo's Leonardo's featured on Discover Oklahoma, October 2017 Enid Television Network Community Spotlight on Leonardo's Hours of operation Tuesday-Saturday 11 am-6 pm  Admission is $11.99 plus tax, required for everyone age 2 and older One of the top children's museums in Oklahoma got a face lift in 2016. [...]

1110, 2022

Government Springs Park North

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

You'll find many picturesque settings popular at any time of the year. Dillingham Garden has many varieties of flowers, plant and native grasses that thrive in the Oklahoma sun. See yourself on the arched bridge over the lake, next to Chisholm Trail cowboy and cattle cutouts or under the gazebo with a fountain and waterfall as your background.

1110, 2022

Don Haskins Park

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

This complex is named after the Enid native and Hall of Fame basketball coach featured in the movie, "Glory Road." The basketball courts were refinished in 2018 by the Oklahoma City Thunder Cares Foundation. This complex is named after the Enid native and Hall of Fame basketball coach featured in the movie, "Glory Road." The basketball courts were refinished in 2018 by the Oklahoma [...]

1110, 2022

Denny Price Family YMCA

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Indoor swimming pool, walking track, gymnasium, racquetball courts, aerobics, free weights, climbing wall and more at this all-purpose facility. Indoor swimming pool, walking track, gymnasium, racquetball courts, aerobics, free weights, climbing wall and more at this all-purpose facility.   

1110, 2022

Chisholm Trail Expo Center

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

The Chisholm Trail Expo Center includes an enclosed 100,000 sq. ft. pavilion with meeting and banquet facilities and a concession area that can service business, trade, livestock, farm and machinery shows. The Coliseum provides seating for up to 9,000 and is designed to accommodate major entertainment events ranging from rodeos to concerts. The Chisholm Trail Expo Center is part of the 160-acre Garfield [...]

1110, 2022

Champlin Pool

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Champlin Swimming Pool is a 500,000 gallon Olympic-size swimming pool. Champlin Pool was built in 1956 and has served as a recreational hub for Enid's youth since that time. Champlin Pool will open for the 2019 season on May 25. Hours Tuesday-Sunday 12 pm-6 pm (11 am-12 pm is adults-only lap swim) Fees: $3 - Ages 7 and up Free - Ages 3 and under [...]

1110, 2022

Gaslight Theatre

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

Gaslight Theatre has been located at 221 N. Independence for 20 years and has been in existence for over 40 years!  Each year, Gaslight has a very active season of nine plays of all genres, to include a summer musical, children’s theatre, a teen production and two off-site productions.  Gaslight features a comedy dinner theatre presented in the Enid Symphony Center’s stunning Elizabethan style Ballroom [...]

1110, 2022

5 Eighty Trails

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Enid's first mountain bike course. Project is ongoing, with about seven miles of trails complete. This will be a trail for riders of all ages and skill levels. Follow this work in progress at our Facebook page.   

1110, 2022

Kenwood Historic District

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

The 160-acre Kenwood tract, claimed by both Maurice A, Wogan & N.E. Sisson in the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893 is Enid's first addition. Kenwood Historic Preservation District is a 10-block area located just northwest of downtown Enid. The district is bounded by Walnut on the north, Maple on the south, Washington on the east, and Madison on the west. The Kenwood Historic [...]

1110, 2022

Waverley Historic District

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

The Waverley Additions were platted from 1902 through 1907 after Charles West of Waverley Investment Company purchased the Luther Braden Farm in 1902. West last became Oklahoma's first Attorney General. Today Waverley Historic Preservation District has 287 historic homes, 2 churches, and 1 apartment building. Most homes in the district were built from 1906 through the 1920's. Waverley embraces a 24-block area 11 blocks west of downtown Enid. [...]

1110, 2022

Enid Symphony Center

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

Concerts from Oklahoma's longest-running professional symphony radiate inside this visually stunning symphony hall designed to put you in the middle of 18th-century Paris. It is one of four halls inside the former Masonic Temple decorated in their own unique period style. You may even see Enid native and internationally-celebrated opera star Leona Mitchell in the ESO spotlight. Call ahead to set up a tour [...]

1110, 2022

Chisholm Trail Expo Center

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

The Chisholm Trail Expo Center includes an enclosed 100,000 sq. ft. pavilion with meeting and banquet facilities and a concession area that can service business, trade, livestock, farm and machinery shows. The Coliseum provides seating for up to 9,000 and is designed to accommodate major entertainment events ranging from rodeos to concerts. The Chisholm Trail Expo Center is part of the 160-acre Garfield County [...]

1110, 2022

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

Read this 2019 feature story on the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma from the Enid News & Eagle Watch as Watermelon Campbell gives a tour of the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma (Courtesy Small Town Stories) Hours of operation Tuesday-Friday 1 pm-4 pm Saturday 9 am-4 pm Admission: $6 for adults and children ages 6 and over. Children under six years of age are admitted free with [...]

1110, 2022

Simpson’s Old Time Museum

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

Come see where westerns are made! Visit Simpson's Old Time Museum and Skeleton Creek Productions Movie Studio and step back into the old west. Listen to honky-tonk piano music and sip an ice-cold sarsaparilla in the 1880's saloon. If you get too rowdy you might get taken to the marshal's office and thrown in an 1880's jail. Visit the 1880's hotel lobby complete with stairway and see the [...]

1110, 2022

4R Kids Mini Golf

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

A brand new, challenging 18-hole layout opened March 16, 2018, bringing a whole new level of miniature golf to Enid! This course is completely wheelchair accessible. It is also a great place for company outings, teams, youth groups, holiday parties and more. Check out our website for more details. Hours Spring hours March 26-May 31Friday-Saturday 10 am-11 pmSunday 2 pm-9 pm [...]

810, 2022

NOC-Enid Campus

By |October 8th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

The Enid Campus of Northern Oklahoma College has many options for those looking to rent space to host meetings, conferences, training sessions, weddings, dances, athletic and cultural events.  Space available includes small conference rooms, multi-media classrooms, computer labs, general purpose rooms that can be configured as needed, a chapel, a large ballroom, basketball courts, and a large capacity auditorium.  The College can also arrange [...]

710, 2022

Wee Too

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Check out this 2022 feature on Wee Too by Discover Oklahoma Featured in the 2022 Discover Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide as one of the top restaurants in Oklahoma. "Open since the 1970s, this diner specializes in hearty breakfasts. hungry visitors will find fluffy pancakes, waffles with strawberries and cream and warm, big-as-a-dinner-plate cinnamon rolls. The go-to for many, though, is the Garbage [...]

710, 2022

Tokyo Sushi Hibachi Steak House

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Enjoy chefs making your food right before your eyes! Extraordinary specialty, authentic taste carefully selects the freshest ingredients and serving traditional Japanese culinary skills to satisfy your taste buds. Always ensure to deliver the highest quality dishes, strive for the recognition as a customer-oriented restaurant through the enthusiastic service, serenading environment and delicious food. Hours Monday-Thursday 11 am-3 pm; 4:30 pm-10 pmFriday 11 am-3 pm; 4:30 pm-10:30 pmSaturday 11 [...]

710, 2022

The Square Nutrition & Energy

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

The Square is proud to serve the community of Enid! Our purpose is to provide the healthiest meal replacement smoothies, energizing beverages, & high protein coffees in an upbeat & positive environment! With free wifi, smiles & high fives, The Square is your Nutrition & Energy Destination! Mon-Fri 6:30 am-5 pm Sat 8 am-2 pm

710, 2022

Taco Bandito

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

At Taco Bandito, we use our friendly customer service and delicious meals to entice visitors to return time and time again. We love using fresh ingredients to create new and classic dishes that your taste buds will enjoy. There’s never a dull moment with us, so whether it’s a weekday or weekend, come visit us and we’ll show you a pleasurable [...]

710, 2022

Sombria Chocolate Co.

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Sombria Chocolate Co. serves up superior quality, handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate from cacao beans, with complex yet subtle flavors that boil down to a truly decadent chocolate. Only the best ingredients go into our bars. No fillers, no hard-to-pronounce ingredients, just pure, handcrafted chocolate the way it was always designed to be. Chocolate bars available include: Dark Chocolate Dark Milk Chocolate Dark Mint Chocolate [...]

710, 2022

PR Golf & Grill

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

PR Grill is inside of the Pheasant Run Golf Course clubhouse. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served daily with a full bar. Private banquet room available as well as outside dining. Weekend specials available for dine in or carry out. Sunday-Thursday 9 am-9 pmFriday-Saturday 9 am-12 am   

710, 2022

Playa Azul

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Mon-Thurs 11 am-9 pm Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm Sun 11 am-8:30 pm Head to Playa Azul in Enid for authentic Mexican flavors. The restaurant specializes in classic south-of-the-border dishes including tacos, enchiladas and fajitas. Specialties at Playa Azul include the chile relleno, taco salad and carne asada. Popular appetizers at the restaurant are homemade queso and chile toreador. Be sure to [...]

710, 2022

On the Sidewalk Bar & Grill

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Group Dining, Uniquely Enid|

Tues-Fri 11 am-1:30 pm; Mon-Sat 5 pm-9:30 pm (reservations recommended for dinner) On The Sidewalk Bar and Grill features innovative American, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisine. Stop in for lunch or dinner and try a classic menu item like the French dip sandwich or taste something unique like rack of lamb grilled with a special Mediterranean sauce. Lunch items at On The Sidewalk [...]

710, 2022

Napoli’s Italian Restaurant

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Group Dining, Uniquely Enid|

Featured in the 2022 Discover Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide as one of the top restaurants in Oklahoma. "Owner Tony Zakuti's Italian dishes have been a hit since he opened the restaurant in 2006. The atmosphere is relaxing and filled with Old World charm, and there's a full-service bar. One of Zakuti's signature dishes is the Chicken Aristocrat, with chicken, [...]

710, 2022

Mo’s Place

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Mo's Place and all of Buffalo Junction were featured on Discover Oklahoma in 2021. Mo's Place and Buffalo Junction were created as a gift to the people of Waukomis by Richard & Mo Anderson. It's a hometown cafe for people to gather with friends and neighbors and celebrate the amazing pioneers that came before. Hours Tuesday-Saturday 7:30 am-1:30 pm (breakfast served until [...]

710, 2022

Marisco Los Primos

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Mon-Thurs 11 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-10 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm Seafood entrees take center stage at Marisco Los Primos, but there is plenty here for diners with more landlocked tastes. From refreshing ceviche to sizzling fajitas, Marisco Los Primos has something for everyone. Locals swear by the homemade salsa, packing just enough punch to make that cold cerveza all the more satisfying. [...]

710, 2022

MangoTree Cafe

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Enid's delicious & authentic Thai, Chinese and Pho' restaurant. Head chef and General Manager Kimsan was taught as a child by her mother all of the traditional Thai and Khmer dishes: Soups, Curries, Noodle dishes, and Stir-fries.. Respectful of her family heritage, Kimsan has now specialized the MangoTree Cafe's menu with this Southeast Asia Cuisine. Kimsan absolutely loves to prepare all the [...]

710, 2022

Lot-A-Burger

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

We are a family owned business. We have been proudly serving Enid for over 50 years. We serve up the best burgers in town with fresh, never frozen meat. Have been voted best burger for multiple years. We serve the "good ice" pellet ice. Mon-Sat 11 am-8 pm

710, 2022

Lenox Drive-In

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Enjoy this 2018 Discover Oklahoma feature on Lenox Drive-In Mon-Fri 10:30 am-6 pm, Sat 10:30 am-4 pm Featured in the 2022 Discover Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide as one of the top restaurants in Oklahoma. "There's no inside seating, just a picnic table our front, but that hasn't stopped folks from flocking to Lenox Drive-In since 1953 for burgers and fries. Fan favorites [...]

710, 2022

La Fiesta

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Mon-Thurs 11 am-9 pm Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm Sun 11 am-4 pm Looking for a taste of the border in northwest Oklahoma? La Fiesta Mexican Café has got you covered. La Fiesta serves up a full menu of classic Tex-Mex favorites for lunch or dinner, including tacos, fajitas, enchiladas and more. Whether you opt for the beef nachos, smothered chicken burrito, or go [...]

710, 2022

Katy’s Pantry

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Group Dining, Uniquely Enid|

Watch this Discover Oklahoma segment on Katy's Pantry Mon-Fri 9 am-6pm Sat 9 am-3 pm Pie is where it all started for Katy's Pantry.  In 1978, Katy’s Pantry came about as the result of a group of friends wanting a place in Enid to have a slice of pie together. “The Pie Shop”, as it’s called by family and friends, has grown over the past [...]

710, 2022

Heydy’s Place

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

A Latin American restaurant offering authentic Mexican and Guatemalan food. Hours: Monday-Saturday Breakfast 6-10:30 am at drive-through window, 8-10:30 am in dining room Lunch & Dinner 11 am-8 pm

710, 2022

Flamingo Lounge

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Hours Mon-Sat 11a-10p Flamingo Lounge is an eclectic beer hall serving burgers, chili dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches and more. Drop a quarter in the juke box and enjoy traditional pub fare while shooting pool, playing shuffleboard and vintage arcade games in this classic neighborhood bar.

710, 2022

Enid Brewing Company & Eatery

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Group Dining, Uniquely Enid|

Watch this feature from Discover Oklahoma on Enid Brewing CompanyRead this article published in the Tulsa World on Sept. 6, 2019Enid's first craft brewery! The owners believe Enid Brewing Company and Eatery is the only brewery that is an active seed-to-grain elevator-to-malt-to-brewery business in the United States, making their 10 locally-made brews truly "Grain to Glass."Enid Brewing Company and Eatery is family [...]

710, 2022

Costello’s Continental Cuisine

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Featured in the 2022 Discover Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide as one of the top restaurants in Oklahoma. "This elegant yet inviting restaurant offers a diverse selection if impeccably prepared and presented steaks, seafood and classic American dishes. The drink menu is also extensive. Guests rave about the parmesan-crusted North American sea scallops and the New Zealand lamb chops." Lunch hours Tues-Fri 11am - [...]

710, 2022

Callahan’s Pub & Grille

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Hours Mon-Thurs 11am - 10pm Fri-Sat 11am - 11 pm Must be 21 or older to enter. Alcohol available. Offering a wide variety of made-in-house food from Britain and beyond. Beer is their passion. They strive to carry the best selections available in Oklahoma and introduce people to new and exciting styles of beer. Featured in the 2022 Discover Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide as [...]

710, 2022

Cafe Garcia

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Mon-Sat 11 am-9 pm, Sun 11 am-3 pm Locally owned and operated, Cafe Garcia offers a casual and family-friendly approach to Mexican cuisine. For starters, enjoy the fresh salsa and relish bar offering eight different choices including tomatillo, salsa fresca, hot salsa and avocado salsa served with crispy tortilla chips. Superb service, excellent prices and mouthwatering food make this a must-try. Order one [...]

710, 2022

Blaze’s BBQ

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Hours Monday-Thursday 11 am-8 pm Friday-Saturday 11 am-9 pm At Blaze's BBQ in Enid, their slogan is "You'll love it and that's no bull." Open six days a week for lunch and dinner, Blaze's BBQ is known for their mouthwatering ribs, pulled pork, brisket, turkey, sausage and hot links. After you've selected your meat, choose from side items like crispy fried okra, [...]

710, 2022

Barnstormers Restaurant

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Uniquely Enid|

Barnstormers Restaurant inside the Woodring Regional Airport terminal consists of a team of Sweet Friendly Ladies who know how to serve a Home Style Meal you will Enjoy! We specialize in Homemade Pies, Cakes, Catering, along with a Great Breakfast and Lunch! So come out to dine while watching the local aircraft! We are excited to meet you in our Restaurant with "A [...]

710, 2022

The Farm on Norman

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

Weddings, event space, ticketed events and a B&B Weddings: Five picturesque settings to exchange your vows. A perfect location for celebrating those once in a lifetime moments. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Love is Love. Event spaces: The Farm on Norman is a perfect location for quinceaneras, showers, holiday parties, [...]

710, 2022

Simpson’s Old Time Museum

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

Simpson's Old Time Museum plays host to many events. Any person or organization may rent the museum for any non-alcoholic event. Since 2006, the museum has been the location for thousands of events. Baby showers, family reunions, birthday parties for the young and old, anniversaries, political fund raisers, concerts, ice-cream socials, wedding rehearsals, wedding receptions and dozens of weddings have taken place in the museum. While most of [...]

710, 2022

Oakwood Activity Center

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

The Oakwood Activity Center (OAC) is a 47,000 square foot facility that features: a regulation-sized gymnasium, two full-sized racquetball courts, a walking/jogging track, cardio room, cybex machine room, aerobics room, theatre room, dining room, commercial kitchen, numerous classrooms & meeting rooms, a cafe' & commons area, and mens and womens locker rooms. The Sports and Fitness Ministry at Oakwood Christian Church exists to connect [...]

710, 2022

Miracle League Field at Ambucs Park

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Custom-designed, with a cushioned synthetic turf surface, the Miracle League Field at Ambucs Park accommodates wheelchairs & walking assistance devices. The Miracle League is a baseball program for kids with physical and developmental disabilities. The Miracle League offers these special kids the opportunity to break through the perceived boundaries of their disabilities, while making new and lasting friendships and having fun. Every player gets a [...]

710, 2022

NWOSU-NOC Disc Golf Course

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

This 18-hole disc golf course located behind the main building on the NWOSU-Enid campus opened in Nov. 2014 and was upgraded in 2019 thanks to a land-use agreement with neighboring Northern Oklahoma College-Enid. This course is tournament ready, having been approved by the Professional Disc Golf Association. It is a par-54 using Mach-5 baskets and measuring 5,230 feet. Free to play. [...]

710, 2022

Woodring Wall of Honor and Veterans Park

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

An 80% replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. was dedicated on Veterans Day, 2013. It was declared Oklahoma's Official Vietnam War Memorial in a proclamation signed by Gov. Mary Fallin. The memorial is accessible to the public free of charge from 7 AM till 9 PM every day of the year. The Living Walls located across the street from the [...]

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Meadowlake Disc Golf Course

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

This 18-hole tree-line course in Enid's largest city park was designed by Chad Nech and opened in November 2020. The course is tournament ready, having been approved by the Professional Disc Golf Association and endorsed by 3-time World Champion Ron Convers, Jr. It is a par-54 using DD baskets with galvanized chains, measuring 4,842 feet. Tee signs at each hole have [...]

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Oakwood Country Club (Private)

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

The tree-lined bermuda fairways and rolling bent-grass greens of Oakwood's golf course create a challenging, but fair, test for scratch golfers and high-handicappers alike.  Designed in 1947 by noted course architect Perry Maxwell, creator of Tulsa's famed Southern Hills, the course is the site of numerous state and regional golf events including a US Open Championship qualifying tournament. Championship tees: Par 71, 7,059 yards, 72.2 [...]

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Pheasant Run Golf Club

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

This is an 18-hole, par 72, championship links-style course with water in play on twelve holes and four sets of tees for players of every ability level. Championship tees: Par 72, 7,424 yards, 74.8 course rating, 120 slopeMen's tees: Par 72, 6,652 yards, 71.2 course rating, 118 slopeWomen's tees: Par 72, 5,014 yards, 72.1 course rating, 121 slope Architect: Bland PittmanYear opened: 1998General Manager: John PralleSuperintendent: Rodney JacksonGreen fees: $$18.79 (18), $9.96 (9) weekdays; $23.38 (18), [...]

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Meadowlake Municipal Golf Course

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

This short, tree-lined 18-hole municipal golf course provides challenges at every dogleg. PGA Golf Pass Member Championship tees: Par 71, 6.472 yards, 71.6 course rating, 117 slopeMen's tees: Par 71, 6,031 yards, 68.9 course rating, 114 slopeWomen's tees: Par 71, 5,816 yards, 74.2 course rating, 125 slope Architect: Tripp Davis (redesign)Year opened: 1954Head professional: Steve Darnold, PGASuperintendent: Michael League, OKGCSAGreen fees: $39.28 weekdays, $43.64 weekends, $31.09 seniors (includes cart). Juniors: $6.25 Mon-Fri; [...]

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Bivins Chapel at NOC-Enid

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Attractions|

The Marshall Building has stood as the crown jewel of the former Phillips University and Seminary since its construction in 1950. It was the primary symbol of the vital relationship between faith and learning. The building’s stained glass windows, particularly in Bivins Chapel, also serve as symbols, representing an ancient art form with a contemporary message. Created by Henry Lee Willet of the [...]

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Oakwood Bowl

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Enid's Family Fun Center is more than just bowling. They also have an 8,000 sf arcade filled with all your favorite games, and the only bumper cars in Enid that spin and flip! For bowling, Oakwood Bowl has 40 lanes, all equipped with automated bumpers so family members of all ages can enjoy this fun sport. Special activities include Moonlight Madness Friday and Saturday [...]

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Buffalo Point

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

Buffalo Point is an exceptional retreat property offering the capacity to host a wide variety of events & getaways. The beautiful farm setting include a beautiful lodge that is perfect for smaller business meetings and reunions. A destination in itself, Buffalo Point is comprised of multiple structures inclusive of three bookable guest lodging units with seven total guest rooms, all of which have been purposefully named [...]

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EHS Competitive Gymnasium

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

New home to Enid Public Schools sporting events and performing arts. The gymnasium area specifically includes restrooms, a gym with a Grade 1 Maple Wood floor, bleachers, locker rooms, a wrestling room, security cameras and support spaces. Lighting is LED High Bay Fixtures, equipped for specific area control. The 40,000-square-foot gym is a combination of permanent and retractable bleachers will [...]

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81 Ranch

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

Weddings and Events Venue Birthday parties Retirement parties Corporate retreats Business conferences One-of-a-kind Events Contact us for pricing and availability.   

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Stride Bank Center

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Stride Bank Center (formerly Central National Bank Center) opened in June, 2013 and is the region's finest event facility. It seats 3,200 for sporting events and 3,800 for concerts and has a 31,500 sf show floor for trade shows. Stride Bank Center also includes Enid's conference facility for additional available meeting space for your event. Go to the Stride Bank Center website [...]

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David Allen Memorial Ballpark

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

Recognized as one of the finest small-town ballparks in America. Home to the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division II World Series since 2009, as well as Enid High and NOC-Enid baseball teams. A total of 359 chair-back seats came from Memorial Stadium in Baltimore when that stadium was replaced by Camden Yards. There is an artificial turf practice infield [...]

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Advance Soccer Complex

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Sports Facilities|

The Advance Soccer Complex has 6 natural grass fields and 1 turf championship field with a press box, electronic scoreboard, and approx. 1400 person capacity seating. These fields can be reconfigured to allow all age group’s proper size fields, from PeeWee to adult league. The complex also has a clubhouse complete with 4 locker rooms, conference rooms seating 60 people, [...]

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Gaslight Theatre

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

Gaslight Theatre is available for rental! Weddings, business meetings, film festivals, parties, and more! Our main auditorium seats 250. The Turpin Little Theatre boasts flexible seating arrangements that will seat up to 49. The spacious lobby is perfect for refreshments. Rent the entire theatre or just the portions you need.  Call to book an event, check on availability, or for more information. Photo provided by Muncy [...]

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Enid Symphony Center

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

The facilities of the Enid Symphony Center include: Eighteenth Century French Enid Symphony Hall Elizabethan Ballroom Theatre Italian Renaissance Eleanor Hornbaker Banquet Hall Egyptian Lobby The fourth floor halls are connected by a spacious Egyptian Lobby. Each of the four halls was decorated in a unique period style by San Francisco artist Joanne Day, the professional artists of the Day Studio and more than 100 [...]

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Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Unique Venues|

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum is more than just a fun children’s museum. It can be a destination for your next group or business event. Did you know that the museum can be rented after hours? Also Leonardo’s now has an Educational Annex adjacent to the museum that is the perfect space for conferences, meetings or your next event. The Educational Annex is available year round [...]

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Trail Motel

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

This motel offers an outdoor swimming pool, high speed wireless internet, and a microwave and refrigerator in each room. Pets are allowed. Amenities Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Credit Cards Accepted, Pets Allowed, Pool Outdoor General Information: Number of Units: 50 Group Amenities: Baggage Handling, Group Rates Available Room Amenities: Cable/Satellite TV   

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Travelodge by Wyndham

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

Settle in with a 24/7 coffee station and business center, pool, hot tub, and free WiFi at Travelodge by Wyndham Enid, located off US-81 and US-412. Surrounded by dining options, we’re five miles from Northwestern Oklahoma State University™ and one mile from Meadowlake Park—offering paddle boats, tennis courts, a horseshoe pit, and walking trails. Play Meadowlake Golf Course, [...]

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Econo Lodge

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

Econo Lodge of Enid features a relaxing lobby and a friendly staff.  Relax with cable television and HBO in your guest room, and enjoy free continental breakfast served each morning. All rooms feature free wireless high-speed Internet access, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards and free local calls. Extended stay rooms with full kitchenettes and full-size [...]

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Ramada Inn

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

Ramada Inn offers rooms featuring two double beds or one king, luxurious pillow top beds, free local calls, refrigerators and microwaves. Laundry and dry cleaning service, as well as a guest laundry facility is available. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are also available. Amenities Discounts: AAA Discount, Senior Discount Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Bar/Lounge, Credit Cards Accepted, Exercise/Fitness Facilities, Hot Tub, Interior Corridors, [...]

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Western Inn & Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

Western Inn & Suites in Enid is ideally located with easy access to local highways, only minutes from the downtown area. This Enid hotel is located near many attractions, and there are several restaurants located in the surrounding area. Amenities Discounts: AAA Discount, Group Rate Discount, Military Discount, Senior Discount Facility Amenities: Credit Cards Accepted, Exercise/Fitness Facilities, Free Breakfast Served, Interior Corridors, Laundry, Meeting [...]

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Baymont Inn and Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

Baymont Inn & Suites in Enid offers clean, comfortable rooms at a great price. Visitors will enjoy a complimentary breakfast, free wireless high-speed internet, a business center and a fitness center complete with hot tub and indoor heated pool. This pet friendly hotel is located just minutes from downtown Enid. Smoking and non-smoking guest rooms are available and each comes with a refrigerator, microwave [...]

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Candlewood Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels|

Candlewood Suites in Enid offers amenities to make you feel at home no matter how long your stay may be. All rooms are fully equipped with kitchens, ample space to spread out and relax or complete all of your projects.   Amenities  Discounts: AAA Discount, Extended Stay Discount, Group Rate Discount, Military Discount Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, ADA Rooms, Credit Cards Accepted, Exercise/Fitness [...]

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Hampton Inn & Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

Make the most of your getaway with a stay at Hampton Inn & Suites in Enid. This luxurious 78-room hotel offers all the modern amenities you could want including an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, business center and facility-wide WiFi. Guests can choose between one or two bedroom units with either a king or queen-size bed. Each room is [...]

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Home Away Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

Opened Nov. 2015 Extended Stay hotel with full kitchens in every room 80 rooms, business center, wired and wireless high speed Internet access 27 rooms have three queen beds so the whole crew can stay together Amenities Discounts: AAA Discount, Extended Stay Discount, Group Rate Discount, Military Discount, Senior Discount Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, ADA Rooms, Credit Cards Accepted, Handicapped Parking, Laundry, [...]

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Holiday Inn Express

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

Distinctively different, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Enid has comfortable, inviting accommodations with just the right mix of services and amenities all at very affordable rates. The hotel has 78 exquisitely furnished rooms with single king beds, double queen beds, mini suites and Jacuzzi suites. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. The hotel staff speaks English, Hindi [...]

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Country Inn & Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

Rest up at Country Inn & Suites next time you pay Enid a visit. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast that rotates daily, and treat yourself to variety during an extended stay. Amenities Discounts: AAA Discount, Extended Stay Discount, Group Rate Discount, Military Discount, Senior Discount Facility Amenities: Credit Cards Accepted, Exercise/Fitness Facilities, Free Breakfast Served, Handicapped Parking, Interior Corridors, Laundry, Mail Service, Meeting [...]

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LaQuinta Inn and Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

Opened Nov. 2015 Check in at the La Quinta Inn & Suites Enid and plop down on a soft pillowtop bed. Unwind by enjoying one of the premium television channels streaming on the 37'' HDTV, and connect your mobile device to your room's free wireless high speed Internet. After a long day of traveling, you can also re-energize in the Fitness [...]

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SpringHill Suites

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Enid offers all the amenities you could ask for during your stay, whether short or long-term. Each of the 88 suites, with either a king bed or two queen beds, features a sitting area, large desk and ergonomic chair, pull-out sofa bed, microwave and mini-fridge to ensure you feel right at home. A coffeemaker, ironing board with iron and alarm clock is available [...]

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GLo Enid OK Downtown Hotel & Convention Center

By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Hotels, Meeting Hotels|

Enid's conference hotel, located on the historic downtown square just 50 yards from the Stride Bank Center, and within walking distance to David Allen Memorial Ballpark, shopping, restaurants, breweries and live entertainment! Amenities GLo is 100-percent smoke free 96 rooms, including King suites, 2 Queen beds and handicapped-accessible rooms meeting room for up to 10 people full [...]

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You Can

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Mural completed November 2019. Artists are Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal. This mural is part of a family's heartbreaking story. After learning of Aubery Howard's return of cancer, the family, owners of AE Howard Flooring in Enid, OK, commissioned us to paint a mural on their building. The family has had many adventures traveling together, and they wanted something representative of that, [...]

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Where Your Garden Grows

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Where Your Garden Grows was created by artist Katelynn Noel Knick in 2020 on the east wall of Atelier. From the artist's website: I was invited to create a large-scale outdoor mural at Atelier, an art non-profit space in Enid, OK. I was their artist in residence for a week and a half and enjoyed getting to know the local community. I was inspired [...]

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Watermelon Boxcar

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Enid's Railroad Museum of Oklahoma pursued its vision to decorate one of its rail cars in a graffiti style often seen on trains, but in a good way. Okie Dust from Oklahoma City produced this tribute to Railroad Museum director Frank "Watermelon" Campbell in the spring of 2019 in an extremely creative way that puts a smile on your face.   

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Vision Seeker

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Vision Seeker was H Holden's second Native American monument. The statue depicts a Native American Plains Indian in full headdress, sitting cross-legged while looking into the distance as he ponders a vision. The original Vision Seeker is located in Altus, Oklahoma and was commissioned by National Bank of Commerce. The original was unveiled in May of 1996. The second casting sits outside of Enid [...]

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The Ranger

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

The Ranger is a bronze statue of a bucking horse and rider created by H Holden. This statue is present at Northwestern Oklahoma State University's campuses in Alva, Enid, and Woodward. The statue was a gift to Northwestern from Harold Hamm and his former wife, Sue Ann. Artist Harold Holden said, “The structure will symbolize the qualities of the cowboy: honesty, hard work and [...]

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Thank You Lord

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Thank You, Lord is a self-portrait of the artist, Oklahoma Hall-of-Famer H Holden. Holden made this statue after receiving a life-saving single lung transplant in 1990 as a visual demonstration of his gratefulness to God for His goodness. The six-foot sculpture depicts a life-sized cowboy standing with his hat over his heart. The statue was dedicated August 28, 1991 at the west entrance to Emmanuel [...]

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Spinning Wheel

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Created by artist Emmy Clark in 2018, Spinning wheel serves as a symbol for Enid's bike culture. The mural depicts a bicycle wheel with a colorful sunburst serving as the background. The vibrant colors and elements used in this mural mix with the surrounding murals in Enid. The artist, Emmy Clark, had this to say about the mural  ”In this age of technology and [...]

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Shred City

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Shred City, the mural overlooking the Jerry Allen Memorial Skate Park, was a partnership between the City of Enid and the Public Arts Commission of Enid (PACE). It debuted on October 21, 2021 by Los Angeles-area artist Kiptoe, whose design was chosen by PACE over 18 other submissions. The 2,700 sq. ft. mural covers two adjoining buildings, an 84-foot long corrugated metal [...]

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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

One of the most iconic photographs of all time has been captured in a colorful mural on N Grand St just as you enter downtown Enid from the north. Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima is a black & white photo taken by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press as six U.S. Marines raised the flag atop Mt. Suribachi in the final stages of the [...]

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Prairie Thunder (Spirit of the Buffalo)

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma welcomed its Spirit of the Buffalo public art project beginning in January, 2004. Oklahoma artists decorated their blank bison canvas, and their creative work is showcased throughout the state. Prairie Thunder's artist is Cindy Van Kley, commissioned by Ward Petroleum Corp. The name Prairie Thunder was selected following a company contest. The painting on the buffalo is based on [...]

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Play Takes Flight

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Dedicated April 6, 2020. Artists are Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal From the Hive Appeal website The Play Takes Flight mural at Universal Management & Maintenance is about play leading to discovery, innovation, and breakthroughs. The Covid-19 pandemic became a local reality while painting this mural. With so many parents taking the role of teacher during that confusing time, this mural was a reminder of how [...]

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On the Chisholm Trail

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

On The Chisholm Trail features silhouettes of a herd of longhorn cattle moving over the Chisholm Trail from their home ranges in south Texas to shipping facilities in Abilene, Kansas. The lone Native American shown in this piece represents the "toll taker" who granted free passage through Indian territory in exchange for two or three "wohaws." The sketches for this piece were provided by [...]

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Oklahoma Phoenix

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Created by Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal and unveiled August 10, 2019, Oklahoma Phoenix is a 75 foot by 17 foot mural of a scissor-tailed flycatcher, the Oklahoma state bird. The scissortail is depicted rising up from a graphic representation of a stormy Oklahoma sky.   

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New Day on the Old Trail

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Dedicated October 26, 2019. Artist is Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal. From the Hive Appeal website The New Day on the Old Trail mural was a joy to paint, with colors that made us swoon, and a deeper meaning than we realized. Philip and Hollee Terry, owners of Big Country Meat Market in Enid, OK, asked for a mural to commemorate the [...]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Relief

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

This marker features an engraving of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in brass, done by Tasso Pitsiri. The marker was created in 1991 to honor Martin Luther King Jr and was approved by the Martin Luther King Jr. commission. Enid contractor Bob Berry donated work to erect the marker, and Enid businessman Pat Healy donated the 4-inch-thick granite slab used for the [...]

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Mandala Colorwheel

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

The mandala is one of the most popular types of patterns to color. Many say coloring is a form of relaxation and meditation. Typically, mandalas are circular geometric patterns, causing people to relax and quiet their minds. Today, mandalas are becoming more and more popular as a street art project. Mandala Colorwheel was completed in December 2020 by artist Chris Bodelle.   

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Love for All Seasons

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

The Love for All Seasons Mural at Enid Floral is by Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal. It was completed in 2021. From the Hive Appeal website: With this four-part mural, we wanted to show the beauty of the four seasons, while creating one cohesive look. Spring features purple Crocus, pink Ranunculus and a ladybug. Summer includes a red Gerbera Daisy [...]

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Legends

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Legends features black and white sketches of several Rock and Roll icons. From L to R, Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osborne, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Freddie Mercury, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and Elvis Presley. The artist is Sean Wills and the mural was completed in November, 2020.   

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Jeans N’ Roses

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

This mural by Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal was completed in August 2020. From the Hive Appeal website: In the 20th century, the romantic love of red roses was combined with the friendship and caring of yellow roses, resulting in orange roses, symbolizing energy and excitement. ​With a little patience, all three were lovingly embroidered onto the denim-colored wall at Kustom Kreations, [...]

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Holding the Claim

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

On the same day the U.S. Postal Service  issued its Cherokee Strip postage stamp featuring H Holden's statue, "Boomer," its companion piece was dedicated. Holding the Claim was dedicated on April 17, 1993. Located in Dillingham Gardens at Government Springs Park North, this statue commemorates the largest land run in U.S. history. After the settler took off on his horse to stake his claim (depicted [...]

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Grillin’ Together

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Grillin' Together was completed in July, 2021 by Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal From the Hive Appeal website: This mural (name inspired by Smokey Robinson's Cruisin' Together) celebrates gathering and grilling together again with family and friends as we hope to come out of this pandemic.     

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Giving Thanks

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Created by artist Deborah Copenhaver Fellows, this statue depicts a man on his horse giving thanks. The plaque reads "Giving Thanks For The Blessings Of Rain, Grass And A Way of Life." This statue was placed at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in 2011   

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Fresh Beginnings

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

 An expressive, elegant spread of some of the two artists' favorite plants, this mural was completed in April 2022, designed with the intention to ignite feelings of rejuvenation, joy, and love for all life. Artists: Hogan Burleigh & Christin Juliano with Oak + Ivy Creative Co.

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Humphrey Heritage Village

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Four historic buildings stand here, part of the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. The showcase is the U.S. Land Office that stood in Enid during the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893, the only land office remaining from any of the seven Oklahoma land runs. You will also find a 1902 church, and 1905 Victorian home and an 1895 one-room schoolhouse. [...]

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Flanders Flowers

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Flanders Flowers was completed in October, 2020 by Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal. From the Hive Appeal website: This mural was inspired by the “In Flanders Fields” poem by John McCrae. He wrote the poem in 1915 as a memorial to soldiers who died in a battle fought in WWI in a region of Belgium called Flanders. The poem describes the poppies [...]

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Feeding Our Neighbors

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Feeding Our Neighbors was completed in June 2020. Artists are Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal. From the Hive Appeal website This mural at our local food pantry is a welcoming reminder of the fresh produce they provide to hungry families. It was also a surprise tribute to Gail Wynne, tireless volunteer and Founding Mother of Loaves & Fishes. It features produce they [...]

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E.N. Puckett Memorial

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Designed by Tom Rogers and Rex Slack, this memorial dedicated to Union Equity founder E.N. Puckett was dedicated on July 26, 1956 at the new Union Equity offices and laboratory at 10th and Willow. Over 1,000 attendees, including Oklahoma governor Raymond Gary and Union Equity president Glen Draper, were on hand to honor the company's founder, who had passed away two years [...]

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East Maine Bridge

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

The railroad bridge located in downtown Enid was built in 1908 and only has a clearance of 11 feet 4 inches. Numerous semi trucks and high-profile vehicles have failed to heed warnings of low clearances and have seen the tops of their trailers peeled off. Artist Wayne Shearon came up with a shark teeth design that is 6 feet tall by 72 feet wide [...]

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Meadowlake Park Rides

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Enid's Meadowlake Park provides photo opportunities for everyone. All aboard the Kiwanis Train for a locomotive tour of the park. Ride on a classic wooden carousel or find a great view atop the Ferris wheel. Rides are open Thursday-Friday 6-9 pm, Saturday-Sunday 3-9 pm Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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Cowboys & Indians, Trains and Plains

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

This colorful mural covers 850 square feet on an indoor wall about 60 feet long and 15 feet high near the SW mall entrance. Cowboys and Indians Trains and Plains shows homesteaders during the Cherokee Strip Land Run, cowboys moving cattle up the Chisholm Trail which passed through what is now Enid, an Indian settlement and developments such as Vance Air Force Base, former [...]

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Cheech & Chong

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Cheech & Chong are a comedy duo - Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong - who found commercial and cultural success in the 1970s and 80s with their standup routines, studio recordings and feature films, which were based on the hippie and free love era, and especially drug and counterculture movements, most notably their love for cannabis. This mural was completed in 2021 [...]

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80’s Pop Culture

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Public Art, Public Art Around Enid|

Click here to see this entire mural The culture of the 1980s has been described as a colorful confetti explosion of creativity. Enid artist Tox Murillo captured the essence of the 80s and painted it onto a 14' by 98' canvas of cool. Just a few of the features include Pac-Man, Max Headroom, Michael Jackson, the Stay-Puft Marshmallow man, Slimer from Ghostbusters, the Rubik's [...]

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Winging It

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Winging It was completed in August, 2021 by Enid artist Sophie Holle. From Sophie Holle's Facebook page: “Winging It” has two meanings. The first is because this is the first mural I’ve ever done. The largest painting I’ve ever created was about a tenth of this mural. No grid lines were used, no sample image was made. I just knew I wanted a Scissor-tailed [...]

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Tri-State Statue

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Mounted on a tapered concrete base 12-1/2 feet high, 9 feet wide and 3 feet deep, the sculpture is dedicated to the annual Tri-State Music Festival held in Enid each spring. There are three life-sized music festival participants depicted - Teresa Braley, Kristy Breitenkamp and Steve Robinson. The bronze sculpture shows a robed choir singer, a horn player, and a violinist. The artist was [...]

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The Trail

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

The Trail original metal mural by Enid artist Paul Stone was created to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, to be part of a three-state celebration that included Kansas and Texas. The metal mural depicts life on the Chisholm Trail. Enid native and Chisholm Trail historian Bob Klemme's likeness is featured as the rider on the mural. The Trail was dedicated [...]

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Stairway Science Mural

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

This mural located inside Leonardo's Children's Museum was made possible by an anonymous donor who wished to honor longtime Enid Physiology and Astronomy Instructor Nolen Harsh. The artists, Cheryl Swanson and Pam Gilbreath, were both former art teachers at Waller Middle School. This educational and artistic tribute was completed in October, 2018.   

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Sparky the Fire Dog

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Sparky the Fire Dog depicts the National Fire Protection Association official mascot and is dedicated to the memory of Chief Philip Clover. The statue features a clover on the back of Sparky’s leg and adorns a chief's badge to symbolize Chief Phillip Clover. The girl featured in the statue is modeled after one of Clover's granddaughters. The statue was purposely pointed towards the original [...]

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Ruth Monro Augur Murals

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Step inside the Garfield County Courthouse and enjoy this fascinating depiction of the region from before white men lived on the Plains through the Great Land Run of 1893! Ruth Munro Augur, nationally known muralist, was forced on WPA rolls during the Depression because her commissions fell off so badly. She worked for $57.50 a month while painting the murals. She officially began on [...]

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Pioneers: Past, Present, Future

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Unveiled June 26, 2008, this statue was the first project approved by the Oklahoma Centennial Commission, featuring three half-sized figures: a Boomer who participated in the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893, a WWII Aviator and an astronaut. The WWII aviator represents Lt. Col. Leon Vance, an Enid Native for whom Vance AFB is named. The astronaut represents former space shuttle astronaut Eileen Collins, [...]

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Painted Plains

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

In 2017, PaneVino Wine & Steak presented at Main Street Enid's Food for Thought event and won funds to help pay for an alley mural on their building. Restaurant owner Mickey De La Cruz commissioned the project to beautify Enid's downtown alleyways. Oklahoma City street artist Jason Pawley was tasked with creating this colorful two-story mural. Painted Plains features a cheerful design that signifies [...]

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Roman Nose State Park

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: State Parks near Enid|

Watch this 2018 feature on Roman Nose State Park from Discover Oklahoma The diverse landscape of Roman Nose State Park offers breathtaking views of canyons, mesas and gypsum rock cliffs and is home to three natural springs. The largest of these water features is called the "Spring of Everlasting Waters," which flows at approximately 600 gallons per minute. Towering cedar trees, buffalo [...]

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Owl Cigar

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Created as a tribute to vintage signage, this historically-inspired Owl Cigar mural was completed in 2018. The mural is located on the north wall of Garfield Furniture. Owner Russ Frazee chose this particular vintage sign to remember his father who smoked Owl Cigars. The mural was painted by Tanner Frady of Frady Cat Signs.   

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Little Sahara State Park

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: State Parks near Enid|

Watch this 2015 feature on Little Sahara State Park from Discover Oklahoma With more than 1,600 acres of dunes, Little Sahara State Park is the grandfather of all Oklahoma off-road playgrounds. This unique state park is the go-to spot for off-roading lovers. Have a dune buggy, jeep, four-wheeler or dirt bike? Here, you're home. Sand dune heights range from 25 to 75 feet - not including the extra [...]

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Great Salt Plains State Park

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: State Parks near Enid|

Watch this 2015 feature on Great Salt Plains State Park from Discover Oklahoma The Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge boasts the only spot in the world where people can dig for hourglass-shaped selenite crystals. The delicate, hourglass-shaped crystals reside just below the salt plains' surface and can easily be retrieved with a shovel or hand spade. Crystal digging is seasonal, from April 1 through October 15. Visitors will [...]

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Little Sisters of Liberty

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Beginning in 1949, the Boy Scouts of America began their crusade to "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty." Over 200 replicas of the Statue of Liberty, named "Little Sisters of Liberty," were created and installed in various locations across the United States by boy scout chapters. Enid's Little Sisters of Liberty statue was donated by the Great Salt Plains Council in 1950 and was installed [...]

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Gloss Mountain State Park

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: State Parks near Enid|

Watch this 2018 feature on Gloss Mountain State Park from Discover Oklahoma Rising starkly out of relatively flat surroundings, the multi-hued Gloss Mountains make this state park one of Oklahoma's most treasured. The Gloss Mountains have a high selenite content that mimics a shiny glass exterior. The layers are the result of a gigantic inland sea that once covered western Oklahoma [...]

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Lazy Circles in the Sky

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Lazy Circles in the Sky at the corner of Grand and Garriott was installed on September 12, 2019, a joint effort between The Public Arts Commission of Enid and Keep Enid Beautiful. The artist is Michael Shuck. The Sculpture draws its name from the musical, Oklahoma. "Oklahoma, Ev'ry night my honey lamb and I, Sit alone and talk and watch a hawk making lazy circles [...]

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Boiling Springs State Park

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: State Parks near Enid|

Watch this 2015 feature on Boiling Springs State Park from Discover Oklahoma Often referred to as an oasis on the Plains, Boiling Springs State Park captures one of the finest elements of Oklahoma nature: a haven of quiet in the midst of windswept plains. The park is one of seven original state parks built in the 1930s and was named after a [...]

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Keeper of the Plains

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

In 1992, Isaiah Williams, a Ponca Indian, wanted a monument to honor the state's original residents. This statue was underwritten by Security National Bank and was dedicated to all tribal members and their ancestors on April 16, 1994. The artist was H Holden. The plaque reads, "A lone Indian proudly stands holding the articles of peace. Thoughtful and serene, he is the "Keeper of [...]

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Alabaster Caverns State Park

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: State Parks near Enid|

Watch this 2018 feature on Alabaster Caverns State Park from Discover Oklahoma The tunneled wonderland of varicolored alabaster and selenite caverns is the results of nature's work begun over 200 million years ago. Presently, Alabaster Caverns is the largest natural public gypsum touring cave in the world. Above ground or below, this distinct Oklahoma destination provides a picture-perfect retreat for guests. Alabaster Caverns offers a Watchable Wildlife Weekend [...]

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Nightmare Warehouse

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

After you enter Nightmare Warehouse in Enid there is no turning back. Known as the city's ultimate haunted house, you'll make your way through over 7,000 square feet of terror and fight the urge to run away as fast as you can. When the cellblock door slams shut, will you be ready to walk death row? This detailed Halloween attraction is located in what [...]

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Holidays on Ice in Downtown Enid

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

Enid's holiday forecast is icy thanks to a new outdoor ice rink in downtown Enid. Located in the parking lot between the Stride Bank Center and the art installation Under Her Wing was the Universe, the first season for this real ice (not synthetic) rink opens November 19 and will run through January 7, including skate times on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. Season passes, [...]

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Enid Outlaws TBL Basketball

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

The Enid Outlaws open their home portion of the 2023 season on March 12 against the Wichita Sky Kings, one of 12 home games on the schedule Single-game and season tickets are now available at StrideBankCenter.com, 580.616.7380 or at the Stride Bank Center administration office

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Enid Woman

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

A portrait of Enid waitress Amanda Brooks depicts what the owner of Garfield Furniture, the late Russ Frazee, imagined when he thought of a typical Enid woman. Artist Jack Fowler completed the mural in 2018, located on the south side of Garfield Furniture.   

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Youth Field

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

Youth Field is some of the best fun you'll have in Enid! For birthday parties & youth groups ages 9 to 90! Paintball, archery, zip line, batting cage, golf driving range, bubble soccer, human foosball, obstacle course, gagaball & much more! Advance reservations required. Call or visit our website for a group reservation.   

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Dragonfly in Paradise

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Dedicated May 5, 2020. Artists are Kelly & Ty Tompkins of Hive Appeal. It's located on the back side of the building. From the Hive Appeal website: The Dragonfly in Paradise mural at Jenna Rosine’s Edward Jones office serves as a reminder to live life to the fullest. The Fiesta Hibiscus flowers represent respect, love, friendship, family, and feminine energy. The Bird of Paradise flower represents staying open to new [...]

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D. Bruce Selby Stadium

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

The premier stadium in northwest Oklahoma (seating capacity 8,760) is home to Enid High School's football and soccer teams. The field turf surface allows for many uses, not just athletics. The Tri-State Music Festival hosts its annual marching band competition here.   

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Vance Air Force Base

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Family Fun|

Aircraft dating from 1941 to the present are stationed outside the Vance gate. You can also observe aircraft in flight as they perform training missions over the base. Visitors are not allowed onto Vance AFB without proper military clearance.   

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Doughboy

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

Dedicated July 4, 1924 and purchased by the local Daughters of the American Revolution, Doughboy depicts a WWI soldier. After the Courthouse burned down in 1930, Doughboy was moved to its current location, sitting on the original location of Enid's U.S. Land Office from the Cherokee Strip Land Run of 1893. Artist Tasso Pitsiri replaced the bayonet in 1991. Doughboy was rededicated in 1994 [...]

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Butterfly Project

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

This mural was coordinated by Main Street Enid and was sponsored by ONEOK, Inc., on behalf of Bert Mackie, Conrady Electric and Family, Enid Arts Council and Park Avenue Thrift. The mural created by Rick Sinnett was completed in 2016. The butterfly represents a transformation of not only the South side of the former Conrady Electric building, but it also serves as [...]

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Sunset Plaza

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Retail Shopping|

Locally-owned Putnam Six Bookstore, Whiskey Girlz Boutique and Costello's Continental Cuisine are joined by popular chains Hobby Lobby, Hibbett Sports, Ross Dress for Less and Dollar General in this popular strip of shops at the corner of Owen K Garriott and Cleveland.

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Bronze Lions on Watering Trough

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Downtown Public Art, Public Art|

These fountains are the legacy of Hermon Lee Ensign. Before his death in 1899, Ensign made his fortune in publishing and advertising. He was the founder of the Humane Alliance, a group dedicated to improving the lives of horses and other beasts of burden. When Ensign died, a large portion of his estate went to the Humane Alliance's drinking fountain program. The group donated [...]