Are you spending some time in Edmond and looking for some fun things to do while you're here? Well, here is a list of just a few of the best Edmond attractions, the entertaining and exciting things to do in Edmond, Oklahoma.
top live music venues in the Oklahoma City area, the UCO Jazz Lab is home to the University of Central Oklahoma's Jazz Studies Division. It also becomes an amazing New Orleans-style music venue on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights when you can catch jazz, blues, soul and folk music.
Located just east of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond, Arcadia Lake is one of the best spots in central Oklahoma for outdoor recreation. Unlike metro lakes such as Hefner, Overholser and Draper, Arcadia allows swimming. And it is an extremely popular spot for camping, picnicking, fishing, skiing and hiking.
Tucked within the rolling greens of North Edmond sits Armstrong Auditorium, a $20 million, premiere concert and performance venue. A hidden cultural gem in central Oklahoma, Armstrong features a performing arts series of classical music stars, internationally-renowned ballet companies, jazz icons and much more in a truly inspiring setting
Shopping in Historic DowntownThe quaint, historic downtown area of Edmond is home to plenty of annual festivals, but throughout the year, it features several locally-owned and unique shops and boutiques that offer antiques, jewelry, clothing, gifts and more.
walkers and runners, and it also has baseball fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts and more. E.C. Hafer Park has much more tree coverage and just as many amenities. And those two are just the beginning of an excellent city park system.
Yes, technically it's east of Edmond near Arcadia, but it needs to be mentioned. Since it's opening in 2007, POPS has quickly become a metro tourist attraction. With a 66-foot tall soda bottle adorning the side of the iconic Route 66 highway, POPS boasts hundreds of soda pop flavors and brands in the convenience store area of the gas station. In addition, there is a restaurant that features several cafe food options such as burgers, sodas and shakes.