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Ardmore is a hidden gem—a city heard of by many, but known by few, flanked by the big, bold, path of Adventure Road. You can see it from the Interstate, but to really understand what it’s about, you have to let curiosity lead the way, deviate from the path a bit, and follow your imagination into town. So pull back the curtain, take a closer look, and you'll find a town colored with texture, friendliness, and nuance - a gem hidden in plain sight.

What's Happening

Trying to decide when is the best time to visit Ardmore and experience these fun events and activities? With a packed schedule of family-friendly events and festivals year-round, any season is the season for a trip to Ardmore! Below find a schedule of upcoming events and check out the events tab for more, or to get your event on the calendar.

September 20th, 2018 7:00 PM - September 23rd, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Three evening performances and one matinee presentation of a famed Agatha Christie murder-mystery, live onstage at the Goddard Center. Stranded in a rural guest home, people are danger as there is a killer among them, seeking revenge for cruelties suffered in childhood, but who is it? With a signature switch-ending by the master of theater thrillers, "The Mousetrap" is the world's longest running stage play. ALT performances are at 7pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-22, with a 2:30 matinee on Sunday, Sept. 23. Adult admission is $12, all Students $8. For reservations, call 580-223-6387. The Goddard Center galleries will be open before the performance and during intermission. The current exhibit features two-and-three dimensional creations by Kim Thoman, themed "Duality," plus select pieces from the Dorothy Bertine collection and the Goddard Center permanent collection.
September 24th, 2018 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Join the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics for an educational training with information on methamphetamines, heroin, cocaine, marijuana and other drugs. Free and open to public.
September 24th, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Murray State College in Ardmore will be celebrating the Harvest Moon Festival for the second year. This is a festival of sharing, thanksgiving and praying for babies, family, and a good future. It is a Chinese festival that goes back several thousand years to a time when people worshiped the Moon. Today, it is the second most popular festival in China.

Take a Closer Look

Ardmore is full of remarkable people, intriguing places and natural spaces to explore. From historic treasures to modern memories, this southern Oklahoma city offers so much more than meets the eye from the interstate.

Blog & Itineraries

Ardmore: A Nostalgia Seeker’s Paradise

Ardmore: A Nostalgia Seeker’s Paradise
In an increasingly urbanized world, more and more people are exploring the rarefied charms of Main Street, America. Rich with culture, history and quirk, Ardmore offers a nostalgia seeker’s scavenger hunt like no other.

Ardmore: A Road Trip for the Whole Family

Ardmore: A Road Trip for the Whole Family
The great family road trip is an American tradition, but crafting a balanced itinerary that excites the entire family can be tricky. Luckily, Ardmore boasts an abundance of activities to enthrall parents and children alike.

Ardmore: A Weekend Escape for the Girls

Ardmore: A Weekend Escape for the Girls
Whether you’re planning a college reunion, a bachelorette party, or just an escape from the boys, Ardmore has ample dining, entertainment, and shopping options for your next girls getaway.

Plan Your Stay

With more than 1,500 hotel rooms, lakeside cabins and villas, and a nationally recognized bed and breakfast Ardmore has the perfect lodging for your style.

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