Looking for something unique to give as a present? Whether it's a holiday or just because you want to, here are the top 10 Oklahoma gifts for that special Oklahoman in your life. Surprise them with something different by celebrating the great state of Oklahoma through gifts.
Some say the best gift is time spent together. What better way to surprise someone than a night away from all of the distractions of life. There are the restaurants and attractions of Bricktown, cool scenes in Automobile Alley or Plaza District and many other spots to explore around the capital city.
Oklahoma Sports Legends Memorabilia
The names are memorable and renowned. Mickey Mantle. Johnny Bench. Jim Thorpe. Some of the greatest sports legends in history are from the great state of Oklahoma. While you can't have the Bricktown Ballpark statue pictured here, consider buying memorabilia such as baseball cards, autographs, clothing or photographs. Not only would the gift be unique, but it would be a treasured collectible of an Oklahoma legend.
A number of places sell these gift baskets full of foods and products Made in Oklahoma. They have great treats such as candies, cheeses, nuts and salsa. Get all the wonderful tastes from around the state.
Whatever time of year, there's something fascinating and unique going on in Oklahoma City. There are the wonderful metro theatrical companies, sporting events with the Thunder, OU or OSU, and much more. Take that special someone to a unique Oklahoma event as a great gift.
Sports Gear from a Favorite Oklahoma Team
Is that special someone a sports fan? Wholeheartedly dedicated to an Oklahoma team? As noted above, you can get memorabilia from the Oklahoma legends, but also consider clothing or other merchandise for the Sooners, Cowboys, Dodgers or Thunder.
You'd probably be surprised how many outstanding writers come from Oklahoma. Check out the selections by Oklahoma writers in any genre of interest. Such names as Will Rogers, S.E. Hinton and Carolyn Hart are only the beginning of the literary treasures you'll find.
Surveying the Country music charts over the years is like reading a "who's who" of Oklahoma musicians. Reba McEntire, Toby Keith, Vince Gill, Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood. They're all stars and proud Oklahomans. If your special someone is a Country music fan, music from an Oklahoman is the way to go.
The recipient of a Keep it Local card can enjoy discounts at so many restaurants, services and businesses around town. Not only will he/she save money, but it's also about supporting our fellow locals.
Oklahoma Collectibles & Souvenirs
Stop in to the gift shop at the Oklahoma History Center, for example, or any other OKC-area attraction and get something that represents the rich, interesting, unique past of this great state.
The Oklahoma Lottery isn't quite as popular as it was when it began, but it can still be a fun diversion. Buy a few tickets and give them as a gift or a stocking stuffer. Scratch-off tickets are especially fun, and you might just win a few bucks.