Opening Night

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

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.  The day begins with the festive Finale 5K race and concludes with a bang at the midnight fireworks extravaganza located at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark! 

Meet the 2021 Co-Chairs!

“We are honored to serve as Co-Chairs for 2021 and look forward to the time-honored tradition, Opening Night!”

 – Colby Wedel & Mark McBride

Photo Credit: Shawn Byrne, Byrne Digital Media

ON CoChairs 2021


Get Involved

To learn more about volunteer opportunities for Opening Night , contact Projects Director Seth Lewis!

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