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Venue Info


Located in the heart of Oklahoma City’s bustling Bricktown District, The Criterion emerges as the city’s premiere spot for unforgettable live moments. Since its grand opening in 2016, this modern venue has rapidly evolved into a cultural cornerstone, captivating both local residents and visitors.

Boasting a capacity to welcome over 3,000 guests, The Criterion is designed not just for scale, but for an unparalleled experience for fans and artists alike. Each event, be it a high-energy concert by leading musical talents or a night of laughter with celebrated comedians, is meticulously curated to offer a rich and diverse array of performances. Here, music and mirth echo through the corridors, crafting memories that last a lifetime.

But there’s more to The Criterion than just electrifying shows. Renowned for its adaptability, the space seamlessly accommodates a range of special events and rentals. Whether it’s hosting a sophisticated private gathering or a grand corporate affair, The Criterion stands as the epitome of elegance and versatility, providing the perfect backdrop for any occasion.

At the heart of Bricktown’s vibrant pulse, The Criterion isn’t just a venue – it’s a landmark of cultural and entertainment excellence in Oklahoma City. A place not just for events, but for creating moments that resonate and inspire. Join us at The Criterion, where every visit is more than an event – it’s an unforgettable memory.


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  • Affordable but swanky


There is a parking lot directly west of the building, which is pay to park. The closest free parking is at Bass Pro Shop, 2 blocks South of The Criterion.



500 E Sheridan Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73104


Tickets are available for sale here.

If a show is not sold out in advance, tickets will also be available at the Box Office Tuesday – Friday from 11 am to 4 pm, and Saturday – Monday from 2 pm until the start of the show on event days only.