A Park for Everyone

By: Macy Goodnight | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: September 2018

September 2018

They say good things come to those who wait, and never has this been more accurate than of The Gathering Place coming to Tulsa!  The wait is over with the much-anticipated Grand Opening on September 8, 2018. 

Nearly 65 acres of scenic waterfront on the iconic Arkansas River has been transformed into a dynamic, interactive environment for everyone to enjoy in Phase I of development.  This dazzling destination promises to draw millions from far and near as a place to explore, learn, and play. The park will offer amazing attractions and dining options, as well as world-class programming for all ages with no entry fee.

Unlike any other place in the world, The Gathering Place offers something for everyone, with copious amounts of beauty, enchantment, and wonder.  Multiple destinations within the park will cater to the whims of all, including sports courts, skate park, gardens, and recreation lawns.  The Chapman Adventure Playground will amaze and charm everyone with its inventive climbing structures and slides, as well as floating pathways, cradle swings, and more.  Other magical highlights include:

Williams Lodge – Visitors can find restrooms, a café, and lounge space.

OneOk Boathouse and Peggy’s Pond – Guests can enjoy an elegant dinner at the Boathouse Restaurant, and for a peaceful day on the pond, paddle boats, kayaks, or canoes are available!

Mist Mountain – An aquatic adventure with interactive water fountains, water cannons, mist areas, and a water maze! 

Slide Valley – 4 awe-inspiring slides can be found, including the underground Rabbit Hole!

Swing Hill - Adventurers can experience pure exhilaration swinging up and down from the highest point in the park with breathtaking views!

There are so many remarkable things to see and do at The Gathering Place.

The Grand Opening Celebration will kick off with a list of extraordinary concerts and entertainment, including a concert by The Roots, set to play on September 8 at 5pm. The Roots are the critically acclaimed house band of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The Swon Brothers will perform on September 9, starting at 11:30am. As is all entertainment and entry to the park, these concerts are free to the public.  The opening celebrations will be a magnificent reflection of the diverse beauty of The Gathering Place and the community of people who will embrace it.

For more information and to explore more about The Gathering Place, visit their website at www.gatheringplace.org.

Events

September 8, 2018

Sweet Drum Corps 

11:30am-8:30pm

Multiple Locations

Strolling Entertainment

11:3am-8:30pm

Multiple Locations

Ride with BMX Pros

12:00pm – 4pm

Skate Park

Hot 8 Brass Band

3:15pm – 5pm

QT Great Lawn

The Roots

5:00pm – 6:30pm

QT Great Lawn

September 9, 2018

Pedrito Martinez

11:30am – 6:00pm

QT Great Lawn

The Swon Brothers

11:30am – 6:00pm

QT Great Lawn

Street Drum Corps

11:30am – 8:30pm

Multiple Locations

Strolling Entertainment

11:30am – 8:30pm

Multiple Locations

Ride with the BMX Pros

12:00pm-4:00pm

Skate Park

September 10, 2018

Ride with the BMX Pros

12:00pm-4:00pm

Skate Park

September 20, 2018

Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could

11:00am-11:45am

3:30pm -4:15pm

Reading Tree Stage

Choir! Choir! Choir!

6:30pm-9:00pm

QT Great Lawn

September 21, 2018

Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could

11:00am-11:45am

3:30pm -4:15pm

Reading Tree Stage

September 27, 2018

Lisa Loeb

3:30pm-4:15pm

6:30pm-800pm

QT Great Lawn

September 28, 2018

Montez de Durango

6:00pm – 8:30pm

QT Great Lawn

October 4, 2018

Live Art & Music

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Gather Round Stage

Daniel D. + Full Band

6:00pm-7:00pm

QT Great Lawn

Cirque Zuma Zuma

7:30pm-9:00pm

QT Great Lawn

October 5, 2018

Live Art and Music

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Gather Round Stage

Daniel D. + Full Band

6:00pm-7:00pm

QT Great Lawn

Cirque Zuma Zuma

7:30pm-9:00pm

QT Great Lawn

October 18, 2018

Alphabet Rockers

4pm – 4:45pm

Reading Tree Stage

October 19, 2018

Alphabet Rockers

4:00pm – 4:45pm

Reading Tree Stage

Kirk Franklin

6:00pm-9:00pm

QT Great Lawn

October 22, 2018

Story Pirates

1000am-11:00am

4:00pm-5:00pm

Reading Tree Stage

October 23, 2018

Story Pirates

1000am-11:00am

4:00pm-5:00pm

Reading Tree Stage

October 24, 2018

Story Pirates

10:00am – 11:00am

Reading Tree Stage

November 2, 2018

A Tribe Called Red

7:00pm – 9:00pm

QT Great Lawn


« All September 2018 Stories

The Gathering Place

For more information, contact:

The Gathering Place

918-779-1000
2650 S John Williams Way E | Tulsa, OK
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