Opening Night

OKC's New Year's Eve Celebration
December 31, Downtown OKC

Thank you to all who attended Opening Night 2020 and to our sponsors who make it possible to achieve our mission of bringing the arts and the community together. We are forever grateful for your support and we hope you have a wonderful year! See you at Opening Night 2021! 

The Opening Night celebration is the go-to event for families and friends to “open” the New Year in style! Downtown Oklahoma City sets the stage for a variety of bands, entertainment, local food trucks, family activities, and more.  Adults 21+ can grab a drink and warm up in our New Year’s Cheers tent facing the Finale Stage. The day begins with the festive Finale 5K race and concludes with a bang at the midnight fireworks extravaganza! 

All-Access Wristbands

Wristbands grant you access to all indoor venues, stages, the children's area, and the New Year's Cheers Tent!

Finale 5K @ 3:00pm

Before the Opening Night festivities kick-off, start your New Year’s Eve with the annual Finale 5K!


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