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Experiences Like None Other

Gathering Place is a home for spectacular, free events that showcase art, history, entertainment and culture from around the corner and around the world! Check out the event calendar below to plan your visit. 

Mark your calendars, the Gathering Place 2020 Signature Events Schedule is here! With cultural celebrations, seasonal events, food festivals and sports tournaments, Gathering Place signature events will provide a wide variety of dynamic programming for the entire community.  Click HERE to view a printable signature events calendar.

K-2 Teacher-Led Field Trip Professional Development


February 24, 2020 @ 4:30 PM


ONEOK Boathouse

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Calling all K-2nd grade public school teachers! Join us in ONEOK Boathouse on Monday, February 24 at 4:30 p.m. for a free K-2nd Grade Professional Development: Teacher-led Field Trips at Gathering Place sponsored by the American Electric Power Foundation! Meet the Gathering Place Education Staff, learn about free field trip opportunities for your class, and discover tips and tricks for bringing your students on a Teacher-Led Field Trip to Gathering Place! Educators in attendance will leave the session with free classroom supplies for the Pre-and Post-field trip activities.

Please email [email protected] to reserve your free spot. Registration for February 24 is first come, first served, and limited to 30 K-2nd Grade public school educators.



Curriculum: K-2nd Grade, Discovery Walk: Exploring Shapes, Colors, Letters, and Numbers of Gathering Place.

Educators will receive grade-level specific curriculum and training to ensure you feel confident leading your students on an educational adventure through Gathering Place. The professional development session will include an in-depth explanation of the lesson plan, a tour through the Park, and helpful information on booking field trips, as well as an introduction to all other Education Programming at Gathering Place. Educators will leave the session with free classroom supplies for the Pre-and Post-field trip activities.



Details on Spring Professional Development Courses coming soon!

Registration opens 30 days before the event date.

February 25: Comprehension Strategies Professional Development (4-12 Grade)

March 30: 3rd-5th Grade Teacher-led Field Trips Professional Development

April 27: 6th-8th Grade Teacher-led Field Trips Professional Development

May 18: 9th-12th Grade Teacher-led Field Trips Professional Development