COX CENTER TULSA OFFERS A VARIETY-FILLED, JAM PACKED FEBRUARY SCHEDULE
Grammy Award-Winning Country Music Artist, Galas, Sports Competitions, Home Improvement and Family-Fun Events Offered at Downtown Tulsa Venue
Tulsa, Okla., February 1, 2018 – Cox Business Center’s February schedule makes it clear variety truly is the spice of life. The venue is hosting events ranging from a trek through pre-historic times to ladies’ night out events, to home improvement and athletics; it’s a month filled with “Things to Do in Tulsa.”
Travis Tritt / Ballroom / Feb. 1st – Grammy award-winning country music singer Travis Tritt takes the Tulsa Ballroom stage at Cox Center on Thursday, Feb. 1. With a career spanning 27 years, Tritt’s Southern rock influenced music stays true and relevant to country music fans across the globe. For more information, please visit www.coxcentertulsa.com/event/travis-tritt/.
Talent On Parade / Exhibit Hall C / Feb. 2nd – 4th – Talent On Parade is back with its nationally recognized dance competition and offering a weekend filled with music, dancing and fair competition. A variety of age-specific categories will compete and award programs will be mixed in throughout the event. For more details and to view the full 2018 Regional Competition schedule and award categories, visit www.talentonparade.com/2018-tulsa/.
Tulsa Ballet’s ICON & IDOLS / Ballroom / Feb. 2nd – Based on Derek Deane’s Strictly Gershwin (to be performed by the Tulsa Ballet Feb. 9-11), ICONS & IDOLS takes guests back to an era of Hollywood glamour, stunning fashion, and big band music. The black-tie gala will feature more than 100 performers from Tulsa Ballet’s main company, Tulsa Ballet II, and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra under the baton of London’s West End star conductor Gareth Valentine. The evening will include performances by tap dancers from across the country, a raffle, and an after party. For details, tickets, raffle and sponsorship information, visit www.iconsandidols.org.
UCA “Oklahoma Challenge” / Exhibit Halls A & B / Feb. 3rd –Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) presents the Oklahoma Challenge with All Star and School/Youth Competitions taking place on Saturday, Feb. 3, with award ceremonies throughout the competition. For event details and schedule, visit www.coxcentertulsa.com/event/oklahoma-cheer-challenge/.
“Fire and Ice” / Ballroom / Feb. 9th – The “Fire and Ice” gala raises awareness and funds the efforts of the Little Light House in its mission to improve the quality of life for children with special needs, their families, and their communities. The 2017 event raised almost $100,000 with 100% of the proceeds providing educational and therapeutic services to students. For more information, please visit www.fireandicetulsa.com/.
Rockstar Championships presents “Cheer-a-palooza” / Exhibit Hall A, Assembly Hall / Feb. 9th – 11th – Led by former OU cheerleaders, this two-day national championship will feature national and grand champion levels. Children under 5 are admitted for free, with adult weekend passes set at $35 and discounts available for military, seniors and kids 6-12. For more information, please visit www.rockstarchampionships.com/rockstar_event/tulsa-ok/.
Live United Awards and Luncheon / Ballroom / Feb. 13th – This Tulsa Area United Way annual event honors top campaigns, looks back at the success of the 2017 campaign, and provides a look ahead in 2018 for guests. The luncheon celebrates the impact on the Tulsa community, and offers tickets for $30 and sponsorship packages. For event details and tickets, visit www.tauw.org/tauw/Calendar_-_Annual_Meeting.asp.
Tulsa Remodel & Landscape Show / Exhibit Hall C / Feb. 16th – 18th– This free, community event brings together homeowners and the area’s best building and remodeling experts. From top quality exhibits and informative seminars, to insightful demonstrations and ideas on how to design or renovate a home in a cost-effective way, this weekend event is free and not to be missed. For more information, visit www.homeshowcenter.com/overview/tulsahome.
USA Wrestling Rough Neck Rumble & Southern Plains Duals / Arena / Feb. 17th – 18th– USA Wrestling brings its inaugural 2018 Rough Neck Rumble to downtown Tulsa in mid-February and is partnering with Southern Plain Duals to bring even more opportunities to the wrestling community. For event information about this Folkstyle Tour of America series event, visit www.usawevents.sportngin.com/rumble/.
Heart Ball / Ballroom / Feb. 17th – The American Heart Association presents a night of creating and sharing at its annual “Heart Ball” event. The evening includes a VIP party, both a silent and live auction, live entertainment, dinner, dancing, and a presentation of Sweethearts and Mavericks. In 2017, the event raised over $51 million nation-wide and provided over $123 million for research and programs. For details, visit www.coxcentertulsa.com/event/heart-ball/.
“Puttin’ On The Dog” / Ballroom / Feb. 22nd – LIFE Senior Services’ premier fundraising event “Puttin’ On The Dog” supports its mission to promote and preserve independence for seniors. Guests at the 22nd annual event will enjoy a gourmet dinner, live music, silent and live auction, wine pull, a raffle, and cocktails. All proceeds benefit LIFE and sponsorships are offered along with individual tickets. The event has raised over $4 million over the past 19 years. For details, visit www.lifeseniorservices.org/seniorline/Puttin_on_the_Dog.asp.
Street School’s Street Party 2018 / Assembly Hall / Feb. 23rd – Dedicated to offering support and creating change for at-risk youth in Tulsa, Street School’s annual event raises funds needed to maintain programs. Street Party 2018 will feature musical guests Charlie Redd and the Full Flava Kings, a wine pull, golden raffle, a live auction, and a silent auction (including more than 50 items and original artwork by Street School students). For details on this business attire event, visit www.streetpartytulsa.com.
Discover the Dinosaurs: Time Trek / Exhibit Halls A, B, and C / Feb. 24th-25th – Guests will be transported into a prehistoric time and get a glimpse at both dinosaurs and mythological dragons. This hands-on family fun event offers larger-than-life creatures, and numerous activities (like Design-a-Dino, Race Through Time Labyrinth) to keep the kids entertained. Families can also compete in the Cretaceous Challenge Zone, visit the Time Trek Theater, and participate in trivia contests. Tickets are now on sale with early bird prices good through Feb. 23. For details on the event schedule and tickets, visit www.discoverthedinosaurs.com/.
Magic Men Live / Ballroom / Feb. 24th – Offering a first-class 18 and over ladies night experience with an all-new interactive concert experience, Magic Men is unlike anything audiences have seen. The high-energy show has performances both on stage and in the crowd. For details on this Ticketmaster show, please visit www.coxcentertulsa.com/event/magic-men-live-2/.
A Brass and Sassy Affair / Assembly Hall / Feb. 24th – Benefiting students at Solid Foundation Preparatory Academy (SFPA), A Brass and Sassy Affair allows students to showcase their talents to a live audience. SFPA is a member of the Latimer-Cooksey Arts and Cultural Foundation. For more information, please contact Jayme Broome at (918) 261-0069.