Historic Downtown Norman’s the place to be for so many reasons. It has some of the best restaurants, stand-out shopping, vibrant nightlife and a thriving arts scene.

Hungry? There are tons of places to eat in Norman. Whether you have a craving for sushi, a hankering for Italian, or just need a caffeine fix, downtown restaurants are ready to take your order.

When it’s time to shop, you don’t want the same thing that everyone else has—you want to score something that reflects your personality. Luckily, Norman’s Main Street has the variety you crave. Check out everything from boutiques, jewelry and furniture to personalize that dorm room or apartment.

Turn up the energy once the sun sets and head to the heartbeat of Norman, Oklahoma. Welcoming bars and brewhouses ensure that everyone has a great time, so come discover your favorite new spot for live music and happy hour.

Feeling artistic? Walker Arts District is located in downtown Norman, and the 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk is a free monthly event that features art and live music. And there are more free arts events happening every month so there’s always an easy way to get in touch with your creative side.