Tulsa celebrates 918 Day

VIDEO: Mayor Bynum celebrates 918 Day in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa will celebrate 918 Day on Sept. 18 with a variety of free activities and discounts at participating businesses.

918 Day is an "annual event celebrating Tulsa's diversity, growth, and multiculturalism while strengthening social cohesion across all communities."

Leading up to 918 Day, the city hosted a scavenger hunt on Sept. 15. It was organized by the Mayor's Officer of Resilience and Equity.

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Teams of four people were given clues to locations throughout the Tulsa. Some of the sites offered surprises and local food. Mayor G.T. Bynum will announce the winner on 918 Day. The grand prize includes a bag of "Tulsa Treasures" and lunch with Bynum and Chief Resilience Officer DeVon Douglass.

On 918 Day, Bynum is attempting a "24-hour tour of Tulsa" that began at midnight Sept. 18. He'll travel to various Tulsa destinations each hour and document the experience on his Facebook and Twitter pages.

Tulsa Public Schools is offering a themed art contest to high school students, asking them to design a "What Does Your Tulsa Look Like" poster. The winners will be announced Sept. 18.

The BOK Center is offering a ticket discount for the Oklahoma City Thunder preseason game they are hosting:

The University of Tulsa athletic department is offering an online flash sale to the Tulsa-USF football game for all east side tickets. All available seats on the east side of H.A. Chapman Stadium will be priced at $9.18 during this time frame.

Several other businesses are offering deals and discounts to celebrate 918 Day:

  • 9 maple bacon scones for $18 at Dilly Dinner (valid September 18)
  • $9.18 combos at El Guapo's (valid September 18)
  • $9 for 18 wings at Elgin Park (valid September 18)
  • 9 mini brats or mini chili dogs for $18 at Fassler Hall (valid September 18)
  • $9.18 burger at McNellie's (valid September 18)
  • Six-pack cupcakes for $9.18 at Merritt's Bakery (valid September 15-18)
  • Dozen donuts for $9.18 at Merritt's Bakery (valid September 15-18)
  • $9.18 918 burgers at the Tavern/Bull in the Alley (valid until 9 pm)
  • $9.18 specials at Yokozuna (valid September 18)
  • $9.18 918 t-shirts from infant to 4XL at Boomtown Tees (valid September 14-18)
  • Receive 9.18% off your total purchase at Ida Red (valid September 15-18)
  • Receive 9.18% off all books at Magic City Books (valid September 18)
  • Receive 9.18% off your total purchase at the ONEOK Field Team Store (valid September 15)
  • $0.18 color copies at UPS stores located at the Shoppes on Peoria and Tulsa Hills.
  • 9.18% discount on any service ($100 maximum value. Cannot be combined with other discounts/coupons. Does not apply to tires or collision center) at Jim Norton Toyota (valid September 18)

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