Charley Young Event Park - Bixby, OK

Charley Young Event Park is a park and event space in the heart of downtown Bixby, Oklahoma. Family fun, water feature, stage, playground, green space. This landmark park in the center of downtown Bixby now includes a new pavilion, playground equipment, a fountain, splash pad, and new restrooms.  A host of new trees and sidewalks enhance the 80,000 square feet of the landscaped venue.  New parking spaces line the perimeter along with a power supply to serve food trucks during larger events.  The park’s multiple features not only draw visitors of all ages but provide a variety of activities to suit almost any type of weather.

The Charley Young Event Park in Bixby officially reopened in 2017, adding an event venue, updated pavilion, upgraded playground equipment, new fountain, and a splash pad to the park. Since 1908, the Bixby community has gathered here, whether enjoying a stroll past pecan trees or attending a cakewalk. Today, come by the Charley Young Event Park to enjoy a concert by local talent, walk along the sidewalk or attend an annual event held at this local hub. Guests can also pay respects at the World War II memorial and take in the beautifully landscaped grounds.

The Story

Charley Young Event Park, also known as received the 2018 Great Public Space Award. in the heart of Downtown Bixby has roots dating back to the 1920s. The redesign of the historic park included the addition of pedestrian and bike facilities, street-scaping on the park’s perimeters, wayfinding signage, and increased landscaping.  The iconic Charley Young Event Park flagpole was preserved as a park centerpiece.  The flagpole was originally located at Armstrong Street and Dawes Ave.  It was erected during World War I in the center of Downtown Bixby and removed in 1980 until it was placed in Charley Young Event Park in 1986.

Charley Young Event Park, designed by Planning Design Group and constructed by Atlas General Contractors, opened in May 2017 with funding through Vision 2025 allocations.  Since its unveiling, it has hosted a variety of free public events and community gatherings including the Bixby Farmer’s Market, Back to School Bash, concerts, Movies in the Park, Friday Food Fest, and many more.


Charley Young Event Park is an urban park located in the Heart of Downtown Bixby. The park features an outdoor concert stage with built-in lighting perfect for musicians, outdoor weddings, and other family-oriented events. Other features include a large green open-space lawn, jungle gym, and interactive fountains.  located in downtown Bixby bordered by Dawes, Cabiness, and Breckenridge, this park is the site of the annual Bixby Green Corn Festival

The regular "on times" for the Interactive Water Fountain at the park are: 11 am-1 pm & 6 pm-11 pm daily.

Tijuana's Grill & Cantina - Bixby, OK