Where is the Criterion?
The Criterion is located in the heart of Bricktown in Oklahoma City. 500 East Sheridan Ave. on the corner of Sheridan Ave. and Charlie Christian Ave.
How do I get there?
Coming from the south? Take I-35 North, Exit on the right hand side on Sheridan, The Criterion is on your left.
Coming from the north? Take I-35 South, Exit on N. 6th St., Continue straight onto N. Walnut Ave, Turn left onto Sheridan Ave, Criterion is on your right.
Where do I park?
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.
How do I get tickets?
Our ticketing platform is Eventbrite.com. You may also purchase tickets at the Box Office at The Criterion Monday through Friday from 12-5 PM or at 2 PM on show days. Buyers Beware when purchasing through 3rd Party Ticketing Sites. If you are unsure, please contact us at (405) 840-5500.
Are you ADA accessible?
The Criterion is an ADA accessible venue. Please contact the box office in advance or locate the box office upon arrival to have The Criterion team make special accommodations and plan accordingly.
What are the box office hours?
The Box Office is open Monday- Friday 12-5pm. Both the Box Office and Will Call open ONE HOUR PRIOR TO SHOW TIME. A valid ID and confirmation are required for pick up on all Will Call items
Do you have an ATM?
There will be ATM’s located inside The Criterion for your convenience. Please note fees or finance charges may apply.
Are there age restrictions?
We feature a variety of shows from “All Ages” to “Certain Restrictions Apply” and will post information relevant to each show.
Can I bring a backpack/ purse/ bag?
No backpacks of ANY kind are allowed. Small purses are permitted. Bags larger than 14 x 14 x 6 are NOT permitted. Bag searches and walk thru metal detectors are used at all entrances.
Can I bring a camera?
Small point-and-shoot type cameras are allowed. Any type of professional camera or camera that has interchangeable lens’ are not allowed. iPads, Tablets, Go Pros, and Selfie Sticks are also not permitted. *subject to change based on show* Please make sure to reference any material posted before show for any updates or changes. If you have any questions, please give us a call for clarification.
Do you serve food?
While a full selection of popular beer, wine and liquors are available for purchase, no food service will be available unless announced in advance.
Can I rent The Criterion for private events?
To book a concert or private event, please contact (405) 840-5500.
What methods of payment are acceptable?
All major credit cards and cash are accepted.
Is there anywhere to eat nearby?
Yes! There are plenty of restaurants in the surrounding area. Bricktown has options ranging from casual dining, to fast food! Midtown is about 10 minutes away, with a variety of local options, as well!
Are there hotels nearby?
We recommend the AC Hotel Bricktown, Hyatt Place Bricktown, or Springhill Suites by Marriott! All 3 are within a block of the venue. There are also plenty of other options directly east of the venue.