Discoveryland – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Update:

Discoveryland! will NOT present its outdoor production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! for the 2012 SummerSeason.  The economy and record-breaking heat of last summer has made it difficult to produce our production this year.  We intend to return with our award-winning production of OKLAHOMA! in 2013.

Discoveryland-Tulsa, Oklahoma

Fans of “Oklahoma!” will certainly thrill at the prospect of seeing the popular musical actually performed in Oklahoma. The opportunity to do just that is available at Discoveryland USA, located just outside of Tulsa.

Discoveryland USA has been open since 1976, providing fun family style experiences and productions for visitors each and every year. Productions are held in an outdoor amphitheater while dinner is served in a unique dinner barn. Discoveryland USA not only hosts productions of “Oklahoma!” but also “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.” Productions of “Oklahoma!” are held Monday through Wednesday as well as on Saturday. Productions of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” is held on Thursdays and Fridays. Dozens of actors, dancers and singers from across the country perform in these highly popular productions. Actual wagons and horses are also utilized in the outdoor productions.

Prior to the performances, visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy a ranch style dinner as well as a variety of other entertainment options. The ranch style dinner includes a ribeye steak sandwich, potato salad, beans, corn on the cob and iced tea. The cost is $10.95 per adult and $6.95 per child. Country style desserts consisting of Oklahoma Mud Pies, Berries ‘n Cream pies and snow cones are also served. Popcorn is also served during the show’s intermission.

Guests who wish to arrive early can also enjoy a variety of different pre-show entertainment venues, including Native American dancing as well as a Western musical revue. Children will have the opportunity to have their faces painted by the Indian warriors while families can also have their pictures taken with the Native American dancers. In addition, the Pony Express will make a visit and provide the opportunity for guests to mail postcards directly from Discoveryland, USA. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to shop at the Indian Trading Post, featuring Native American crafts, beadwork, art and jewelry.

Show tickets are $19.95 for adults. Children ages ten and younger are admitted free with a paying adult and receive free pony rides. After the show has concluded, guests are allowed the opportunity to go up on the set and visit the numerous performers who are part of the show.

To reach Discoveryland USA, take Interstate 44 west to Tulsa. Exit at 51st Street and travel north on West 41st Street. Turn left and travel nine miles. Discoveryland is located on the right side of the road.

Comments

  1. Brenda Westphall says:

    It would be a HORRIBLE shame if Discoveryland USA was closed for good. It is a wonderful family-friendly place to visit and see the wonderful production of “OKLAHOMA”. Our family has gone every summer for years and will be devistated if that is not on our summer itinerary. Please Tulsa – help Discoveryland!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Renee Myers says:

    It would be a great loss if we lost this awesome gift! I have taken one granddaughter and we both loved it. I plan to return with other grandchildren and pray that this remains a glorious adventure remains a part of Oklahoma Tourism.

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