Suspension artist Joey Covey said through the excruciating physical pain, artists can sometimes work through their emotional pain.
The Thunder has amassed a 7-1 record on New Year’s Eve over the last eight seasons.
Local rapper Jabee leads a hip-hop showcase at Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
The party includes a special New Year’s Eve menu, limousine service to the Thunder game, party favors and live entertainment.
“[We know] that a lot of people will be downtown and probably looking for places to go,” said owner José Rodriguez.
“It will actually be warmer out there than in here,” co-owner Hailey McDermid said about the toasty-warm tent, which covers the venue’s outdoor patio area.
Performances from Don Henley and Jim Beliushi highlight the out-of-city celebrations.
Topgolf’s New Year’s Eve party features unlimited gameplay, live entertainment, food and fun.
“We mess with the base beer each year, so it’s a different vintage,” he said. “We were shooting for kind of an apple pie sort of aesthetic with a little tartness to it.”
Hands-on art projects, a film screening and a special dinner are among Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s New Year’s Eve activities.