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Valentine's Day is Sweet in Oklahoma City's Adventure District

Posted on 02/05/2007

OKLAHOMA CITY—Sweeten up your Valentine’s Day with a trip to Oklahoma City’s Adventure District.  Whether your style is elegant or laid-back, one of the Adventure District’s seven attractions

Located at the crossroads of I-35 and I-44, the Adventure District is home to Cinemark Tinseltown USA Theater, Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, Remington Park Racing Casino, Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum, National Softball Hall of Fame Complex, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Omniplex Science Museum.

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden offers a diverse line-up of Valentine’s events.  Watch as some of the Zoo’s residents receive edible Valentines from their loving keepers during Valentine’s Zoo Safari on Saturday, Feb. 10.  

“Sealed with a Kiss” Valentine’s Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 11, provides couples the opportunity to pucker up and smooch a sea lion.  Reservations are required for this unique event.  

Enjoy wine, hor d’oeuvres and desserts at Romancing the Zoo, Wednesday, Feb.14.  From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., guests will be entertained as they participate in the “Zoo”lywed program.  Reservations are required.

For more information or to reserve a spot at these special events, visit www.okczoo.com or call (405) 478-0218.

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is the place to romance your sweetie. From 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, enjoy an elegant buffet dinner hosted by the Museum’s Dining on Persimmon Hill restaurant followed by a night of dancing in the Sam Noble Special Events Center.

Throughout the evening, guests will have the opportunity to view the Museum’s galleries, including its most recent traveling exhibit, Pinturas de Fe: The Retablo Tradition in Mexico and New Mexico. The exhibit presents the popular Hispanic religious art tradition of retablos, which began in Mexico and the American Southwest in the 18th century.

Reservations are required for the Valentine’s Dinner and Dance, and are available by calling (405) 478-2250.  For more information about the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum visit www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Let your heart race at Remington Park Racing Casino on Wednesday, Feb. 14 as you treat your sweetie to a luxurious dinner in the Eclipse Restaurant on the Penthouse Level.  The Eclipse offers on outstanding view of the track and is near to the elegance of the Penthouse Art Gallery -- featuring equine artwork by many of the world's greatest equestrian artists.

Call 405-425-3280 for Valentine’s Day dinner reservations, or visit www.remingtonpark.com for more information.

Take your Valentine on a trip around the world during Omniplex Science Museum’s eighth annual Big Screen Film Fest, Feb. 8-11.  Four giant-screen films will launch viewers on an exploration spanning both land and sea.

Film Fest features Ride Around the World, a look at the 1,500-year-old global journey of the cowboy; Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secret, an in-depth exploration of one of the world’s most extraordinary sites; Whales, a chance to witness the sights, sounds and survivals of the world’s largest mammal; and Roar: Lions of the Kalahari, the powerful story of a lion king determined to protect his throne.

Film Fest Passes are available for $20 at Omniplex’s Box Office.  For show times, call (405) 602-6664 or visit www.omniplex.org.

For a traditional date night, take your sweetie to dinner and a movie.  The County Line Bar-B-Q features award-winning barbecue in a colorful atmosphere.  Reservations are available by calling (405) 478-4955.  After dinner, head to Cinemark Tinseltown USA Theatre for a movie in one of 20 stadium-seating auditoriums.  Purchase advance tickets online at www.cinemark.com.  For show times call (405) 424-0421.

Oklahoma City’s Adventure District is your place to play on Valentine’s Day.  For more information on attractions, visit www.okcadventure.com or call (405) 290-PLAY.
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