OKC After Dark: Family Fun Night - 405 Magazine

OKC After Dark: Family Fun Night

Create the perfect family fun night in the metro with these recommendations from local influencer, Lauren Cross.

OKC After Dark: Family Fun Night. Photo by Chris Rettman.

We sought out expert advice from Oklahoma City influencer, Lauren Cross (IG: @simplylifewithlo) to help you build memorable, romantic connections locally. Check out her list of date night recommendations below!

Lauren Cross and her family playing yard games at Chisholm Creek. Photo by Chris Rettman.

“As a mom of three and one on the way, I have started to step into my role as a local expert for the best things to do to create lasting memories with a family in the metro. Our herd loves to have fun, so we often seek out opportunities to immerse our kids into different culinary adventures. I also make a point of recommending to other families and loved ones those local spots that have the best team or staff for supporting experiences for little ones, as that can truly push a fun time together to a whole new level. From our family to yours, here’s our list, OKC: 

Lauren Cross and her family enjoying dessert at Domenico in OKC’s Chisholm Creek Development. Photo by Chris Rettman.

Dinner: Oso Paseo, Tamashii Ramen, The patio at Riserva Tapas Bar, Jones Assembly

Dessert: Ganache Patisserie, Boom Town Creamery, Katiebug’s Sips and Sweets 

Activities: The Oklahoma City Zoo, Science Museum Oklahoma, The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (It has a brand-new kids room!), Thunder games at the Paycom Center (They have a new quiet room that makes the game sensory friendly!), USA Softball Hall of Fame

-Lauren Cross


Local influencer Lauren Cross and her family enjoy a night at Chisholm Creek in Oklahoma City. Photo by Chris Rettman.


405 Magazine Team’s Recommendations for the Perfect Family Fun Night in Chisholm Creek.

RiservaServed tapas-style, this spot is sure to bring the family together for the ultimate culinary experience. We love the variety of options to choose from, appealing to a wide range of palettes and providing an opportunity for a group to try something new together. Learn more at riservatapas.com

DomenicoJust across the breezeway from Riserva, you’ll find Domenico, an extravagant dessert spot creating sweet masterpieces large enough to share as a family. They also offer coffee and cocktails for the adults too, making it fun for every family member to enjoy. Learn more at domenicookc.com.

Chisolm Creek + Top Golf: Full of space, multiple patios, and fun for the family to enjoy. Check out their corhnole and giant chess board yard games along with the amphitheater space’s upcoming scheduled events. We also recommend Top Golf if your herd is interested in renting your own private hitting bay. Learn more at chisolmcreek.com and topgolf.com. 


Soft Ice Hoodie, Scotch & Soda; Rosegold
Soft Ice Short, Scotch & Soda; Rosegold
Zadig & Voltaire, Rock Shoulder bag; Rosegold
Studio Roof, Insect Puzzle; Plenty Mercantile
Veja, V-10 Sneaker; Cayman’s
Cotopaxi, Do Good Hat; Blue Seven
Interested in more OKC After Dark Activities? Read our full list here.